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    Monday, July 24, 2017
    The Sept. 2017 International Coastal Cleanup is right around the corner, and Save The Bay is recruiting cleanup leaders now for the global event. Save The Bay will hold a beach clean-up leader training on Saturday, August 5, from 10–11:30 a.m., at 10 Save The Bay Drive in Providence. Those interested in becoming site leaders are invited to attend either training and should contact July ...read more
    Categories: Events, Human Interest, Education, General News Article
    Monday, July 24, 2017
    Restivo Monacelli LLP, an innovative tax, accounting and business advisory firm, announces its continued growth and expansion with the addition of five new hires. Michael King, Lauren Cavaco and Yana Leonard joined the firm as Staff Accountants in the Accounting and Auditing Department. In this role, they are assisting Senior Managers and Partners in the preparation of audits, reviews, and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Monday, July 24, 2017
    Centreville Bank announces a two-week collection of new, unopened school supplies for The Sharing Locker’s Karen Kelly Memorial Fund for school supplies. Date: Friday, July 21 – Saturday, August 5 Place: Donations may be dropped off at any Centreville Bank branch during regular business hours: Cranston, Coventry, West Warwick, East Greenwich, West Greenwich, North Kingstown and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, General News Article
    Monday, July 24, 2017
    William M. Dolan and Nicholas Nybo have joined the firm’s Litigation Group. Bill joins AP&S as Counsel and Nick as an Associate Bill Dolan joins AP&S as Counsel, practicing in commercial litigation, professional ethics and malpractice, bankruptcy, and construction law. His clients include state and governmental agencies, major cities and towns, Fortune 500 companies, hedge funds, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    Location: Bank of America, 3400 Pawtucket Ave, East Providence, RI 02915 Event Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 9am – 12pm and 4pm – 7pm Description: We are seeking to hire Preferred Relationship Specialists to join our team at the East Providence Customer Service Contact Center. The role: As a Bank of America Preferred Relationship Specialist you are responsible for providing a ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Events
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    Elite Physical Therapy Earns 2017 Worksite Health Award from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce (Left to Right) Melissa Cummings of BCBS, Sarah Brushett, Patricia Melkoun, Founder and Doctor of Physical Therapy, Michael Nula, Co-Owner and Physical Therapist, Jason Harvey, Alaina Reardon, Sarah Krous, Janet Raymond of the Greater Providence ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    Del’s on City Personnel: A Refreshing Take on Rhode Island Employment Solutions Rhode Island is equally famous for its own special Del’s Frozen Lemonade as it is for its robust micro-economy that employs countless professionals in various industries. Enter City Personnel: the state’s best-kept staffing secret. Whether you’re looking for work or looking to hire new talent, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Events
    Monday, July 17, 2017
    Please join us for THE GRODEN NETWORK’s 37th Annual John Trimble Fund Golf Tournament for Autism at The World Class Wannamoisett Country Club on Monday, September 11, 2017. For over 40 years THE GRODEN NETWORK “Your Autism Experts” has been the leading nonprofit in the field of educating youth and adults with Autism and developmental disabilities, providing research based ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Community, Events
    Friday, July 14, 2017
    Reporters May Contact: Trevor Koenig, Bank of America, 302-432-1150 trevor.koenig@bankofamerica.com Bank of America Invests $545,000 to Support Economic Mobility in Rhode Island Partnerships will provide workforce development opportunities to help individuals on a path to economic success RHODE ISLAND – Bank of America today announced $545,000 in economic mobility grants, to be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, July 13, 2017
    Date: July 29, 2017 Time: 6:15 a.m Location: Naval War College, 686 Cushing Rd, Newport, RI 02841 (start) Potter Cove, Jamestown, RI (finish) Swim, kayak or volunteer for Save The Bay’s largest annual fundraiser as 500 swimmers and nearly 200 kayakers trek 1.7 nautical miles across the Bay to raise money and awareness in an effort to protect and restore the Narragansett Bay region. Swimmer ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    Join us for lunch and fun: Friday, July 14, 2017 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 935 Jefferson Boulevard Warwick, RI 02888 Register below to join us for lunch and fun on us! Limited to 100 registrants - Register Now! This event will include food from Haven Brothers, treats from MOO-Mobile Ice Cream & Frozen Lemonade Truck , and raffle prizes that will be given out! Who Should Attend? Anyone ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    BankFive announced today that it has donated $5,000 to Sons of Italy-Fall River for its student scholarship fund. Every year Sons of Italy-Fall River provides at least four $1,000 scholarships to high school and college students to help finance their tuition at higher education institutions. Students are selected based on academic and extra-curricular performance. The fund benefits those in Fall ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, July 10, 2017
    Pare Corporation, a leading multi-disciplinary engineering and planning firm, is pleased to announce that Allen R. Orsi, P.E. has been promoted to Vice President. Orsi interned at the firm while in college before accepting a fulltime position upon graduation in 2000. Since then, he has developed strong technical and management skills which he uses to support the firm’s dam and geotechnical ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, July 06, 2017
    Pare Corporation, a leading multi-disciplinary engineering and planning firm, is pleased to announce that their work on the Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences on the Kingston Campus of the University of Rhode Island was awarded a 2017 Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Rhode Island (ACEC-RI). This $68 million, 134,623-SF ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    Get on your bike and explore the Woonasquatucket River. Routes offer plenty of beautiful views as you venture from Providence throughout the Woonasquatucket Watershed. Last year’s Woony Ride was a success! Thanks to all who took part — you have helped us support our youth programs, including Red Shed, environmental restoration, bike path maintenance, and future extensions to the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Events
    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    Companies used to be in control. The traditional sales funnel model consisted of the company pushing the prospect through stages of awareness, familiarity, consideration, and eventual purchase. It worked well – until new technology and a more empowered global attitude led customers to begin exerting their own preferences about their engagement with companies. Widespread Internet access and ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    Elite Physical Therapy Earns Fourth Year in a Row Best Places to Work Left to Right (Co-Owner and Physical Therapist, Jason Harvey, Founder and Doctor of Physical Therapy, Michael Nula). The region’s business leaders were celebrated at Providence Business News’ Best Places to Work 2017 event last week at the Crowne Plaza in Providence-Warwick. The event was attended by 775 ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    Agawam, MA (June 27, 2017) – The Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) released its summary findings from its 2017 Southern New England Compensation survey. Highlights of the 2017 findings include increased average pay in many sectors and, at the same time, increased pressure of losing top talent to competitors. Representing over 300 benchmark positions spanning a number of ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    The Providence Business News recognized Robinson+Cole as a Best Place to Work in Rhode Island in the small employer category for the fifth consecutive year at its annual Best Places to Work event on June 21, 2017. Robinson+Cole has enjoyed great success in the Providence marketplace. Since opening in April 2009, the Providence office has more than tripled in size. “We are proud to receive ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    It is a known way to relieve pain in people, and now the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, Rhode Island, is one of the first in the country to try acupuncture on a giraffe. A nearly 2,000-pound patient named Sukari suffers from arthritis. The life expectancy for the species is usually in the teens, but Sukari is 24 years old and showing signs of aging. When she started slowing down, the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    Elite Physical Therapy Wins 2017 Reader’s Choice Award: B est Physical Therapy Practice in Rhode Island! Left to Right (Founder and Doctor of Physical Therapy, Michael Nula, Co-Owner and Physical Therapist, Jason Harvey). Elite Physical Therapy was nominated for the 2017 Reader’s Choice Award for Best Physical Therapy Practice in the state. Elite Physical Therapy becomes the first ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Events
    Tuesday, June 06, 2017
    JULY 2017 HIGHLIGHTS at Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village Be a Kid Again – In Our Big Backyard Saturday, July 15 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM Adults, it’s your turn to play! Reconnect with your inner kid in a night out in Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard. Build forts and castles with colorful fabric, run through the sprinklers, play in a treehouse, crawl through tunnels, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, June 01, 2017
    Enjoy the rich, historical sites of the upper reaches of Narragansett Bay and the Providence River on this 3.5-hour tour. With breathtaking views of the Gaspee Point, Hog Island, Prudence Island and Conimicut Point, you’ll view eight active and inactive lighthouses and stop for a tour of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse. And, if you’re a U.S. Lighthouse Society Passport holder, get your ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Events
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    Enjoy a special paddle on the Woonasquatucket River on Sunday, October 1st beginning at 4:30 PM. Not only will you get to see Providence from a unique perspective, you will also learn more about the WRWC directly from the Board and Staff, and then we'll all hang out and have drinks and some food after! You'll hear about some of our programs and major projects like our green infrastructure ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Events
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Location: Waterplace Park Paddle through downtown Providence and see Little Rhody's capital city in a whole new way, from the Woonasquatucket River! Starting on South Water Street, and travelling through Waterplace Park and under the Mall will take you on a magnificent journey, from the bustle of an urban center to an oasis of wildlife - you'll see a beautiful Providence you may not have ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Human Interest
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Water & Land Cleanup @ Bath Street Saturday, August 5, 2017 Kinsley Ave Bridge | Near 301 Promenade St, Providence RI 02903 1-4pm | Pre-register to join! Join the WRWC River Rangers to help with tire pulls and litter sweeps along this portion of the river. Our timing for this day is dependent on the low tide. Help us work to make this river swimmable and fishable again! FREE T-shirts and late ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Human Interest
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Join us at McCoy Stadium for the Paw Sox vs Columbus game! Every ticket sold benefits our efforts to provide critical organizational support to the WRWC in our year-round efforts to maintain and extend the Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway Bike Path. To buy tickets click here . If you have a problem please contact Den .
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Events
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Location: Stillwater Reservoir Come explore two mills in one on a paddle up Stillwater Pond! Georges Bockstael, of the Breakwater Preservation Conservancy, will explain the decision of two mills combining into one and the resulting evolution of water wheel power generation. We will paddle about 1.5 miles roundtrip on Stillwater Pond, with steep banks on either side of the beautiful, deep centered ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Human Interest, Education, Fun Facts
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Greystone Mill Pond is on the border of Johnston, North Providence and Smithfield. This section of the Woony is smooth and quiet, which makes for easy paddling. The pond is narrow and winding with many wetlands. We begin at Cricket Field in Johnston and paddle up the pond for about 5/8 mile and return. We often see ducks, herons and other birds on this paddle! The cost is $35/boat and includes ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
    Friday, May 05, 2017
    Remember to Bring You on Vacation. Ahhh… vacation. We’ve earned it. The long hours, daunting projects, and tedious tasks at work and home left behind. Pleasure awaits. No responsibility. The cocktails, dinners, local delicacies are a given. It is what we do on vacation. Part of the experience. Vacation is permission to be “naughty” after being so good the rest of the ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    DiSanto, Priest & Co., a certified public accounting and business advisory firm with over 50 years of service, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael (Mike) Mellor to partner, effective January 1, 2017. Mike joined the firm in 2013 after having spent 22+ years in the Metro Washington D.C. market, most recently as a partner and advisory services practice leader with Grant Thornton, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
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