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    Thursday, May 26, 2016
    Providence Children’s Museum will hold Play On! , a playful evening event just for adults, on Saturday, June 11 from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. Play On! invites guests ages 21 and up to gather their friends for a fun-filled night out at Providence Children’s Museum – no kids allowed! Attendees will explore the Museum’s vibrant hands-on exhibits, try creative games and activities, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016
    Accidents are never fun, however preparing for what comes after can be a lifesaver. Damages are the expenses, injuries or unforeseen things that caused you physical, emotional or mental trauma. With over two million car accidents occurring each year, according to the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHSTA), there are millions of claims each year. A car accident can be one of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community
    Tuesday, May 24, 2016
    Location: Warwick City Park 185 Asylum Road Warwick, RI 02889 Event Date: Saturday, June 11, 2015 9:30 AM – 12:30 AM Fee: FREE EVENT Description: Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of both men and women, and lung disease is the third leading cause of death in the United States. At the second annual LUNG FORCE Walk, our voices will soar as we rally our friends, neighbors and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Tuesday, May 24, 2016
    “Feast with the Beasts” Fundraiser, June 25 Event, presented by ALEX AND ANI | CHARITY BY DESIGN, to Feature Culinary Delights from Area’s Best Restaurants, Live Entertainment Tickets are now on sale for “the wildest party of the year” – Roger Williams Park Zoo’s annual fundraising bash, Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts , presented by ALEX AND ANI | ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    Monday, May 23, 2016
    Categories: Education, Events
    Friday, May 20, 2016
    Categories: General News Article
    Thursday, May 19, 2016
    Mr. Edwin Burke, Principal of Mount Saint Charles Academy, is pleased to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2016. Out of 113 students graduating, the top two are: Douglas Dubosky and Nicholas Dash. Douglas Dubosky of Cumberland, RI and son of Mary and David Dubosky has been named Valedictorian. Douglas is a member of the National Honor Society and has been listed on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article
    Wednesday, May 18, 2016
    Will oversee hotel operations and business strategy development at Providence’s only waterfront hotel Hilton Garden Inn Providence, owned and managed by TPG Hotels & Resorts, today announced that 20-year industry expert Michael Canini has been appointed as the hotel’s new general manager. Currently operating as the Wyndham Garden Providence at 220 India Street, the property is in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, May 18, 2016
    AMGEN Foundation awards $35,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State to launch the state’s first Beyond School Walls mentoring program Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State (BBBSOS) was awarded a $35,000 Amgen Foundation Grant to develop and implement an innovative mentoring program model known as Beyond School Walls (BSW). BSW is a version of Big Brothers Big Sisters of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, May 18, 2016
    Now that we are all finally catching 'Spring Fever' we need to ensure that our friends and teens are safe and smart on the roads! Don't let a little sunshine turn into a trip down misery lane! Parental Responsibility – Teen Car Accident Whenever a child becomes old enough to start driving, either with a licensed adult or by themselves, there is a certain amount of responsibility ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016
    Save The Bay to offer StormReporter Training for community members wanting to help photograph high tide and storm events that threaten low-lying areas of Rhode Island On Tuesday, May 31 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Save The Bay, in partnership with the Coastal Resources Management Council, Rhode Island Sea Grant, and the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center, will host a training ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016
    Save The Bay’s annual Taste of The Bay event slated for June 9, featuring flavors, sights and sounds of Narragansett Bay On Thursday, June 9, at the Save The Bay Center overlooking Narragansett Bay in Providence, Save The Bay will hold its annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. and Taste of the Bay fundraising event immediately following, from 7-9 p.m. The annual meeting, which begins at 5:30 p.m. ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Tuesday, May 17, 2016
    If you have student debt, the Wavemaker Fellowship may be able to provide additional assistance. If you’re a college graduate working in Rhode Island in a STEM field, you may be eligible for student debt repayment in the form of the Wavemaker Fellowship. The Fellowship awards qualifying professionals a tax credit against the cost of student loans. The deadline to apply is June 15, 2016. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Economic, General News Article
    Thursday, May 12, 2016
    On June 10, the U.S. athletes who will represent the United States in rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be determined in Providence, R.I., at the 2016 USA Gymnastics Championships, the national championships for acrobatic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline. The 2016 USA Gymnastics Championships is the Olympic selection event ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Thursday, May 12, 2016
    Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Joseph A. Kuzneski, Jr. to the firm’s Providence office as a partner in the Corporate & Business practice group. Joe joins the firm from Weil Gotshal & Manges, LLP, where he was a co-founding member of their Rhode Island office. “Joe has worked throughout his career with some of the region’s leading corporations and deal makers on ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, May 11, 2016
    Wickford Little League, a tradition in North Kingstown for over 50 years, would like to acknowledge the incredible support of local sponsors Rob Levine & Associates, as well as South County landscaping company Hutchins Landscaping. Together with the financial support of Rob Levine & Associates and work done by Hutchins Landscaping, the batting cages at Wilson Park in North Kingstown were ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article
    Wednesday, May 11, 2016
    Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: WASH), the publicly owned holding company of The Washington Trust Company , held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday at the Westerly Public Library, for the year ended December 31, 2015. Joseph J. MarcAurele, Washington Trust Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, presided over the business portion of the meeting. Edward O. “Ned” ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, May 09, 2016
    One of 18 Champions throughout the United States The Centers for Disease Control Million Hearts Initiative announced today that it has recognized Thundermist Health Center as a Hypertension Control Champion for 2015. One of only 18 awardees in the nation, Thundermist was recognized for its success in helping patients control high blood pressure. The Million Hearts® Hypertension Control ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016
    Food Truck Fridays and Monday Night Car Shows add more fun for the whole family The Carousel Village in Roger Williams Park announces new and returning special events to add more fun for families to enjoy during their visit. Guests who visit the Carousel Village on Fridays from May 13 – October 28 will enjoy the return of Food Truck Friday events from 5 to 8pm. Organized in partnership with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016
    Now there is another way to swim the Bay in this 40 th anniversary year of the Save The Bay Swim. The iconic open-water swim from Newport to Jamestown will take place on Saturday, August 13, giving more than 500 swimmers and kayakers a chance to draw attention and raise support for Narragansett Bay water quality. But for a variety of reasons, some who want to do the Swim, can’t. “We ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Monday, May 02, 2016
    Event Date/Time: June 10, 2016 8:30AM- 10:30PM, 8:00AM Check In Where: Sprout - A Coworking Community, Rising Sun Mills 166 Valley Street Providence RI 02909 Event Information: How do you want your customers to feel when they buy from you? Develop the foundation for your culture and customer experience. In this course learn how to create a Brand Commitment Statement that will become the ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Monday, May 02, 2016
    For public programming at Save The Bay, warmer weather means seals are out and lighthouses are in. Half-day and full-day lighthouse tours replace seal tours May through October, and, for the month of May, visitors to Exploration Center and Aquarium in Newport can learn all about how these structures have lit the way for sailors for centuries. Open Fridays through Sundays, from 10 a.m. – 4 ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events
    Friday, April 29, 2016
    2016 marks a huge milestone for Debbie’s Staffing as we are fortunate enough to celebrate 30 years in business! We are proud to serve in the communities in which we reside, spanning across nine states and over 30 branch/onsite operations. Such an amazing accomplishment could not have been achieved without the dedication of our associates, the hard work and loyalty of our internal team, and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, April 27, 2016
    THE GRODEN NETWORK'S Sea Side Reception at The Dunes Club will be held in Narragansett, R.I. on Friday, June 24, 2016 from 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM . Honorary Chair: Governor Gina Raimondo Our hosts are: Mrs. Mary Cooney Mr. & Mrs. Edward Cooney, Jr . This is an evening celebrating the 40th Anniversary of THE GRODEN NETWORK and benefiting our programs for children and adults with autism and ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    2016 Applications Underway For Employer of Choice Award; Employers from MA-RI-CT Eligible The Employers Association of the NorthEast is currently accepting applications for the Employer of Choice award, which recognizes companies and organizations for developing workplaces that value employees, build engagement, invest in training and reward performance. Applications are due June 24, 2016. ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, April 25, 2016
    Super Bowl champion and four-time Pro Bowler Rob Gronkowski will be the featured guest speaker at the Providence Journal’s inaugural Rhode Island All-State High School Sports Awards Banquet, June 15 at the RI Convention Center. The event celebrates the accomplishments of over 600 All-State athletes in 29 sports from across the State and will honor the overall male and female athletes of ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016
    2016 University of Rhode Island Women's Athletic Fundraiser
    Categories: Events
    Friday, April 08, 2016
    Tickets on sale now for Carrie Underwood: The Storyteller Tour is coming to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center on September 28 in Providence. Click here for tickets.
    Categories: Events
    Wednesday, March 30, 2016
    June 2, 2016 at 9:00 AM - June 2, 2016 at 5:00 PM RISD, Providence, RI Register today! Organizations know that they need to be continually innovative, to remain competitive, relevant and successful. They seek to uncover new opportunities and create new value. However, the processes for fostering innovation – at a pace that is required by changing technologies, evolving customer expectations ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Friday, February 12, 2016
    Narragansett Bay serves as the campground for Save The Bay Summer BayCamps - Registration is now open for Save The Bay’s week-long Summer BayCamps, running June 20 through August 19, for children who’ve completed kindergarten through 11 th grade. Held in Providence, Newport, Wickford, and Westerly, these half-day and full-day camps give campers hands-on experiences with Narragansett ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016
    GPCC rationale for our support for the RhodeWorks plan The GPCC is part of a collective community of people who are concerned about Rhode Island’s economic development rankings. Fixing our roads, bridges and highways is an absolute necessity and a business imperative. Last spring and into the fall, we called on the Governor and the General Assembly to get together to develop a realistic ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 03, 2016
    GPCC statement on Governor Raimondo's FY 17 budget proposal: Building on the momentum achieved by the administration and the General Assembly in 2015, Governor Raimondo has crafted a budget to further bolster our competitiveness and create more opportunities for Rhode Islanders. The Governor’s budget proposal addresses many of the issues the Chamber has identified as critical to the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016
    OP-ED Scott Wolf and Laurie White: Efficient mass transit can boost R.I. economy Published in the Providence Journal on February 1, 2016 Read the entire article To have a successful mass transit system you have to correctly answer a simple question: Does it get people where they need to go, when they need to get there, conveniently, safely and affordably? Right now, Rhode Islanders’ answer ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016
    A gondola ride in Venice, wine tasting in Tuscany, sightseeing in Vatican City, Rome…the GPCC and AAA Travel invite you to experience Italy with other members, family and friends with our “Reflections of Italy” tour this Fall. Enjoy eight days experiencing world-renowned destinations, including: Milan, Florence, Venice, Rome and more. And we’re offering you a sample taste ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, February 01, 2016
    CBRE/New England hosted their annual Real Estate Market Outlook on January 12. Good news on the real estate front. The office market is rebounding. Rents have increased across all classes. Class A rents in downtown Providence are $31.05/sf and there is an 11.1% vacancy rate. In the industrial market, vacancies are down to the lowest recorded level in 15 years at 4.3% and 1.9 million square feet ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, February 01, 2016
    Get ready for more cranes in the downtown Providence skyline. As foreshadowed at the GPCC’s Annual Meeting in November, the developers who signaled their intent to build a transformational life sciences complex on five acres of land in the city’s knowledge and innovation district have taken a significant step forward by signing a purchase and sale agreement with the I-195 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, January 25, 2016
    Register now for your exclusive member offer! Organizations need to continually innovate to remain competitive, relevant and successful. But as any business leader knows, discovering ways to actually innovate and thrive is not easy. It takes a fresh perspective and new ways of thinking. That is why the Rhode Island School of Design's Executive Education studio and the Greater Providence ...read more
    Categories: Chamber