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    Wednesday, August 24, 2016
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Events
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016
    Categories: Events, Education, General News Article
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016
    Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley today announced the appointment of Tim Paige as Bryant’s Vice President for Human Resources, effective September 6, 2016. In this cabinet-level position reporting to President Machtley, Paige will play a vital role in ensuring that Bryant continues to hire, develop, and nurture talented faculty and staff who will propel Bryant to the next era ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016
    Categories: Events
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016
    47 attorneys from Hinckley Allen were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America ®. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, August 22, 2016
    Registration open for the 27th annual racing event – offering races for athletes of all ages and abilities On your mark, get set, register! Tie up those running shoes for the 27th annual CVS Health Downtown 5k, scheduled for Sunday, September 18. Registration is open for the annual racing event that offers something for everyone – including the main 5k event that attracts some of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Press Release
    Monday, August 22, 2016
    Elite Physical Therapy’s expert Physical Therapists provide effective individualized treatment programs for back & neck pain, orthopedic problems, sports injuries, and surgical rehabilitation. Elite Physical Therapy is proud to announce that several of their Doctors of Physical Therapy provide Cupping Therapy at their eight locations in Rhode Island. Cupping therapy goes back to the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, August 22, 2016
    On Wednesday, August 17, City officials gathered at the site of the new Hilton Garden Inn Providence for a formal ribbon cutting ceremony and firsthand look at the newly renovated space. Individuals discovered why Life’s Better at the Garden™ with an exclusive tour of the new guest rooms and public spaces. Joining Hilton Garden Inn Providence staff members in celebrating were Mayor ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, August 19, 2016
    Dena Davis is an international keynote speaker based right here in Rhode Island. A former professional actress in London, England, Dena has takes skills from the West End stage and applies them to business, offering organizations 'character building' techniques in developing brand, tips on how to connect with an audience and how to optimize performance. Motivating, inspiring and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Events
    Friday, August 19, 2016
    Save The Bay is now recruiting volunteers for Rhode Island’s International Coastal Cleanup, to be held on Saturday, September 17 at more than 80 sites throughout the state. More than 2,100 volunteers are needed to help beautify Rhode Island beaches and shoreline by picking up trash and debris along some 60 miles of Rhode Island coastline. The International Coastal Cleanup, organized by the ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, August 18, 2016
    Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., L.L.P. (Sansiveri) was recently named as one of the 2016 Accounting Today’s “ Best Accounting Firms to Work For ”. Accounting Today has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. This is the fourth consecutive year that Sansiveri has won this recognition. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016
    The law firm of Duffy & Sweeney is proud to announce that William J. Dessel has joined the firm in an of counsel capacity. He is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts. At Duffy & Sweeney, Dessel combines his real-world knowledge with his skilled and sophisticated style to advise privately held companies in general corporate matters and strategic legal transactions. He is known for ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, August 15, 2016
    The Providence Journal’s food editor, Gail Ciampa, has selected some of her favorite restaurants, eateries, brewers, confection creators and spirit providers in over 25 categories to participate in a special event on September 22nd that showcases Rhode Island’s vibrant and growing culinary culture. Twenty-one establishments have committed to participating with more being added daily. ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    Friday, August 12, 2016
    BlumShapiro, the largest regional accounting and business consulting firm based in New England with offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut, will officially move its Rhode Island headquarters into the heart of Cranston in early August. The firm’s Rhode Island office, currently located at 50 Holden Street in Providence, will move into 1 Capital Way in Cranston – at the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, August 11, 2016
    Elite Physical Therapy Earns Healthy Workplace Award from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce Elite Physical Therapy was recently recognized with an Achievement Worksite Health Award from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) for effective programs encouraging ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016
    Date: Sunday, August 28 Time & Location : 10:00 a.m. at Whole Foods Market (261 Waterman Street) Come to the Biking with Whole Foods Market community bike ride! In less than 10 miles you'll learn how to bike commute, how to carry groceries on a bicycle, get free snacks, and earn $0.48 for every mile of the ride for a delicious organic meal at Whole Foods or donated to Groundwork ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Events
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    Please join the American Cancer Society in honoring Bernard A. Jackvony at the American Cancer Society Toast to Hope event on September 22, 2016.
    Categories: Events
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    Sardella’s, 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI, 849-6312, 7:30 to 10 pm Wed 8/10 - Dick Lupino, bass/vocal, Joe Esposito, sax, Greg Wardson Wed 8/17 - Mark Lewis, sax, Mike Renzi, piano, Dave Zinno, bass Wed 8/24 - Daryl Sherman, vocal, Mike Renzi, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass Wed 8/31 - **OLDIES NIGHT** Classic Pop/Dance Music - 50s thru 90s Dick Lupino, bass/vocal, Mary Andrews, vocal, Pat ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016
    The 40 th Annual Save The Bay Swim is less than two weeks away, on Saturday, August 13, and is made possible by the enthusiasm and generosity of swimmers, kayakers, volunteers, and dozens of community and corporate sponsors who join Save The Bay each year to celebrate improvements to Narragansett Bay since the first Swim in 1977. Nearly 500 swimmers and close to 200 kayakers will hit the water at ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016
    Save The Bay is pleased to announced its second new exhibit in as many years at its beach-front Exploration Center and Aquarium, located inside the Rotunda at Easton’s Beach in Newport. “Bay of the Future” is a 350-gallon, 12’ x 2.5’ tank, the largest warm-water exhibit in the history of the center, featuring several tropical fish that normally live in the warmer ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events, General News Article
    Friday, July 29, 2016
    Tropical fish are swimming into our Bay and into our attention in August at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium. August is Tropical Travelers month at the hands-on center, giving visitors a chance to learn all about the fish who normally live in warmer, more tropical waters along the coast of Florida and up the east coast but wind up in Narragansett Bay when they are swept up in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events, General News Article
    Thursday, July 14, 2016
    “Yes, I pledge to eat local one day each week in the month of September!” That’s what residents of South County will say when they accept the challenge set out by local members of the 2016 MUII Class of Leadership Rhode Island. The challenge will kick off for the first time in Rhode Island this fall as local farmers markets are in full force and many families are getting back ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, July 14, 2016
    Please join us for THE GRODEN NETWORK’s 36th Annual John Trimble Fund Golf Tournament for Autism at The World Class Wannamoisett Country Club on Monday, September 12, 2016. 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: Community, Events
    Thursday, July 14, 2016
    Join the Autism Society, RI Chapter and THE GRODEN NETWORK for a day of family fun at Colt State Park in Bristol, RI for the 14th Annual "In Step for Autism" 3K Walk/5K Run & Family Field Day while making a difference in the lives of persons with autism. New! KIDS FUN RUN • 1/4 mile run for children up to age 12. • Special gift given to all that participate. • ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016
    Is your business dedicated to giving back to society? If so, consider submitting a nomination for an Outstanding Philanthropic Business Award. The RI Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will be presenting an award to one RI business (under 250 employees) and one corporation (250+ employees) on November 18th as part of their National Philanthropy Day Breakfast & Awards ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    Thursday, July 07, 2016
    Sojourner House's 6th Annual Masquerade Ball will return to the Providence Biltmore on Friday, November 18, 2016! This year we are recreating a tropical Cuban paradise with Havana Nights ! Join us for a Latin-inspired affair that will feature entertainment by Chifferobe Entertainment, inlcuding the talented Tropigals and the Flamenco Afro-Cuban band Infusion Evolution. We will once again be ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, General News Article
    Wednesday, July 06, 2016
    Spectra by Comcast Spectacor Invites Community to Free Ice Skating Every Wednesday in the Summer Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, the providers of Venue Management and Ticketing & Fan Engagement to the Thomas M. Ryan Center and Boss Arena on the campus of the University of Rhode Island, is offering a family-friendly option for cooling down this summer. Complimentary skate admission to community ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Events
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    Categories: Community, Education, Events
    Tuesday, June 07, 2016
    King of Late Night, Jay Leno will headline URI Family Weekend 2016 at the Ryan Center on October 1st Tickets go on sale to general public on Wednesday, June 8th The University of Rhode Island Student Entertainment Committee (SEC), URI Family Weekend Committee and Spectra by Comcast Spectacor are pleased to announce that Emmy winner and King of Late Night Television, Jay Leno, will be entertaining ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    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
    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