In 2015 the national branch of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation invested $1.3 billion in grants, loans and equity to projects, $315 million of which was invested into local Rhode Island housing projects, according to the organization’s annual report released earlier this month.
In February Katje Afonseca was promoted from director of development to executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State. She is the organization’s youngest-ever executive director in its 50-year history.
Rhode Island Public Radio, a National Public Radio member station, will play host to StoryCorps MobileBooth through July 27 as the mobile recording studio makes the city’s Burnside Park its home and invites residents to sign up for interviews.
For Stephen Cronin, summertime is the best time of year to host a corporate outing, especially at a baseball park.
As the president of TWOBOLT, a Pawtucket-based marketing agency, Cronin has been hosting corporate outings for his employees …