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    Tuesday, January 22, 2019
    As published in Inc. Magazine:A new study shows the best work-from-home jobs don't offer great earning potential. A new study by the remote-work website Flex Jobs lists the most common work-from-home jobs. Fourteen make the list, with sales and customer service roles rising to the top. However, one thing you'll notice is that none of them have $100,000-plus-per-year earning potential. In fact, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Tuesday, January 22, 2019
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, January 18, 2019
    According to the National Council of Nonprofits, Rhode Island is among twelve US states that lack an association supporting the nonprofit sector. While a variety of programs, notably those of the Rhode Island Foundation, do offer important capacity building opportunities, these resources cannot provide the full benefit of association—building a professional community in order to leverage the power ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    On February 9, 2019 in Hotel Providence, 1 Deal Away is hosting a FREE live educational and networking event, Instant Wealth, for all individuals looking to potentially:Increase their income through sales techniques that workCreate passive income streamsReduce expenses through lowering their taxesImprove their bottom line performance For more information about the event, presenters, and to ...read more
    Categories: Events, Chamber, Education
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    17 Rhode Island based food businesses began the Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) Food Accelerator program on January 10, 2018. The Accelerator, SEG’s signature venture development program, includes a 12-week blended learning model that provides high impact social entrepreneurs the tools, networks and resources to validate their idea, understand their customer, and formalize growth strategies ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    As published in Inc. Magazine:Eight entrepreneurs spill their secrets for eliminating candidates who don't reflect your company's mission, core values and principles. Hiring is a critical and challenging aspect of running a business. Great hires can drive your company to new levels of success, but poor hires can result in a disconnected culture and internal strife. Culture impacts every facet of ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Soneath Pond, MD, joins Thundermist Health Center of West Warwick as a primary care provider.   Dr. Pond comes to Thundermist with more than 20 years of experience as a health care provider.   “Thundermist cares for many populations that I am passionate about,” explained Dr. Pond. “I am excited to join a health center I know has the best interest of the community in mind.”   Dr. Pond ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Is this the year you are going to get lots of new customers and be more successful?  Most small business people involved in sales and marketing want more customers.   The Apollo Consulting Group is going to be holding a free seminar for small business owners, sales professionals and marketing professionals who want to learn how to get more customers.  Topics will include business strategy, ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    With a $30,000 grant from CVS Health, the American Lung Association will help schools implement tobacco-free school policies that now include e-cigarettes As part of its shared commitment to building healthier communities, the American Lung Association and CVS Health have partnered to help Rhode Island schools design, implement and enforce new tobacco-free policies, in an effort to address the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    As published in Inc. Magazine: Ever wonder how people get chosen to speak at TED? Well, it's curator Chris Anderson's job to weed through the thousands upon thousands of possibilities and choose who will appear on the event's prestigious main stage. Clearly, the guy is amazing at separating the wheat from the intellectual chaff. Which is why TED fans (or anyone looking to make themselves ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    Chelsea Graham, DO, joins Thundermist Health Center as a family medicine provider at Thundermist Health Center of West Warwick.   Dr. Graham will see family medicine, women’s health, and trans* patients. She has a background in LGBTQ health care and global health. She works collaboratively with Partners in Health in Mexico. Dr. Graham’s experiences in global health intersect with her passion for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    June 3rd Gala to Honor Local Artists for Excellence   Trinity Repertory Company invites the public to nominate outstanding local artists for the 2019 Rhode Island Pell Awards for Excellence in the Arts. The Pell Awards’ criteria include distinction in the artist's chosen field, work that significantly advances the art form and contribution to the betterment of the community, and the world at ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    In the coming weeks a total of 699,720 packages of delicious Girl Scout Cookies® will be transported from the shelves of the Paul Arpin Van Lines warehouse in Warwick to customers in Rhode Island, southeastern Massachusetts, and Pawcatuck, CT—kicking off the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie Sale season here in southeastern New England! The distribution of cookies from the Arpin warehouse will occur on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest, General News Article, Events
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) announces the appointments of two new associates, Joshua J. Butera and Meagan L. Thomson. Attorney Butera joins the business and municipal law teams and Attorney Thomson joins the firm’s team of litigators. Attorney Butera concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate compliance, administrative and regulatory law, policy and contract law and other ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    For the ninth year, BankFive has been selected to participate in the Small Business Banking Partnership created by the Massachusetts State Treasury. The program initially launched in 2011 and has been extended until December 31, 2019. The Small Business Banking Partnership is an economic initiative that shifts state cash deposits under the control of the Treasurer to qualifying Massachusetts ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 09, 2019
    The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) has announced that Sun Country Airlines will begin operating out of T.F. Green with two non-stop routes to Nashville and Minneapolis/St. Paul. The service will start in April with promotional rates as low as $69.00 each way. Ticket purchases are available now. “This is a great day for the airport and for Rhode Island travelers. Sun Country is an airline ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, January 09, 2019
    Categories: General News Article, Events
    Wednesday, January 09, 2019
    In partnership with the ThriveHive, please join us February 5th at the Crowne Plaza in Providence for a free breakfast at our Digital Marketing Summit, presented by Google, where you'll learn how you can: Reach qualified customersStand out in a competitive marketplaceImpact purchase decisionsGain more clientsGrow your business RSVP your business today at projoevents.com Questions or comments? ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Welcome to the Chamber! ToGoBOX is a Providence-based online lunch marketplace for local corporate professionals. They offer a rotating set of daily curated multicultural dishes from various local restaurants and deliver right to the office. ToGoBOX offers the lowest delivery fee in the market and being available to deliver bulk orders with no minimum, customers find their service convenient and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    COMPASSIONATE LEADERS, PRODUCTIVE TEAMSRE-CENTER YOUR MANAGEMENT STYLE USING LIGHTHEARTED LEADERSHIP We're living in a time of intense stress and polarization in our society, and don't fool yourself into thinking this doesn't affect your workplace. Your people expect a lot--not only a pay check but also a growth experience. Aside from these demands, you find yourself navigating personalities, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Events, Community, Education
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    “Crazy Cool Fish” are stealing the spotlight at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium this month The hippest fish in the Bay are taking center stage this January, as Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium highlights “Crazy Cool Fish.” Guests will learn all about the fascinating ways local fish camouflage, feed, communicate and more when they participate in a scavenger hunt, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Events, Press Release
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    As published in Inc. Magazine:Universities and accelerators have turned this once entrepreneur-free city into a startup engine.    Thirty years ago, Providence was no place for entrepreneurs. "There were no other startups, no infrastructure or support," recalls Danny Warshay, director of Brown University's Center for Entrepreneurship. Today, resources abound--from early-stage funding (Slater ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    Partridge Snow & Hahn Elects Travis McDermott, Alexandra Pezzello and Lawrence Sheh to Partner    Partridge Snow & Hahn (PS&H) is pleased to announce that the firm has elected three attorneys to Partner: Travis J. McDermott, Alexandra W. Pezzello and Lawrence J. Sheh. McDermott and Pezzello are based in Providence, while Sheh is based in the firm’s Boston office. “These three talented and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, January 04, 2019
    For Immediate Release  Rhode Island Staffing Association Recognized With 2 Distinct AwardsNational Legislative Achievement AwardNational Achievement Award Providence, RI, December 2018   The Rhode Island Staffing Association (RISA) www.ristaffing.org was honored with an American Staffing Association Legislative Achievement Award for outstanding programs and chapter efforts in 2018 and the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    Expert-Curated Online Resource for Rhode Island Seniors, Caregivers and Professionals awarded $2,000 at Social Enterprise Greenhouse Health & Wellness Accelerator Pitch Event  Deborah Burton, founder of Aging Easily, LLC, and creator of RIElderInfo.com, an innovative online tool for senior care resources, was awarded a $2,000 Award sponsored by Delta Dental of RI at the Social Enterprise ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest, General News Article
    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    William M. Dolan Named ShareholderWilliam M. Dolan has been named Shareholder at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C., effective January 1, 2019. Bill Dolan is a trial attorney 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, national ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    This year’s national HIRE Veterans’ initiative, the ‘Vets Medallion Program’ is a chance for the nation’s employers to proudly show how much they promote the idea that Veterans are a welcome and valued addition to their company’s rolls.  More specific information can be found on the following website, under the U.S. Department of Labor’s sponsorship: https://www.hirevets.gov/.   What this ...read more
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    Actual lane split moving north; drivers will encounter split sooner         The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a change in its schedule for implementing a new traffic pattern as part of the 6/10 Interchange Project. Due to adverse weather forecast later in the week, the shift has been rescheduled to take place on Wednesday, December 19, two days earlier than ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    As published on Virgin.com by Richard Branson:The Virgin Group founder urges businesses to implement flexible work practices to get the most from their employees. The way we all work is going to change. One of the biggest barriers to employment in the coming years will be the rise of technology. But there is a middle ground to be found, which will end the 9-to-5. The idea of working five days a ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    As published in Entrepreneur Magazine:Know these 2018 tax deduction changes when filing in 2019. You might not want to hear this, but it’s already time to start thinking about tax preparation. Although April feels far away, the earlier you begin planning your tax filing, the more likely it is you’ll take advantage of all the tax breaks that tax year 2018 has to offer. This is the first year the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, December 17, 2018
    New England-based multidisciplinary brand culture and communications firm (add)ventures announced the exciting purchase of its new headquarters at 20 Risho Avenue in East Providence. This follows the relocation and expansion of its Miami Latin America gateway from Coconut Grove to the burgeoning Arts and Entertainment District in Greater Downtown Miami. The new campus will reflect the firm’s ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Thursday, December 13, 2018
    As published in Salve Today:  Salve Regina University has announced that Dr. Kelli J. Armstrong will become the institution’s eighth president in July 2019. Armstrong will become the Catholic institution’s first president who is not a Religious Sister of Mercy. Armstrong will replace Dr. Jane Gerety, RSM, who is retiring after 10 years as president. She comes to Salve Regina from Boston College, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Thursday, December 13, 2018
    Additional funds allow road improvements in Newport's North End to be done sooner The addition of $20 million in federal grant money secured by Senator Jack Reed will enable the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to accelerate work associated with the Pell Bridge Ramp Project - including adding more roadwork connecting to this important interchange and gateway to Newport. RIDOT is ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Thursday, December 13, 2018
    Categories: General News Article, Events
    Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    As published in the Providence Journal: The Taco Family of Companies announced Thursday afternoon that Cheryl Merchant, the president and chief executive of Hope Global Industries in Cumberland, will become Taco’s president on Jan. 1. Taco also announced that Luca Bolcati, vice president of Taco subsidiary Taco International, will become president of that unit, also on Jan. 1.Continue reading...
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    As published in the Providence Journal: Leslie Taito has been named CEO of Hope Global, succeeding Cheryl Merchant, who was recently named president of the Taco Family of Companies, North America. Taito previously served as chief of staff and senior vice president of corporate operations of Hope Global. Prior to working with the company Taito served as the director of regulatory reform at the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    As published in Inc. Magazine: Today's job seekers take many factors into consideration before accepting a job, and despite what some employers might think, pay isn't even at the top of the list. In fact, recent data shows 60 percent of employees indicate benefits and perks are a major factor when accepting a job offer, and 80 percent of employees would choose additional benefits over a pay ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, December 10, 2018
    The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced another traffic shift as part of the 6/10 Interchange Project - one that moves the actual split of Routes 6 and 10 approximately one-half mile to the north of its current location. This means drivers will encounter it sooner than they are accustomed to. It is expected to go into effect starting Friday, December 21. The change ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, December 10, 2018
    Partridge Snow & Hahn (PS&H) is pleased to announce that Christian R. Jenner has rejoined the firm as Counsel, residing in the firm’s Providence office. He was previously an associate with the firm from 2012-2015.             Christian has a multifaceted dispute resolution practice with an emphasis on complex business litigation. He has represented clients in state and federal courts, before the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 05, 2018
    TribalVision, an outsourced marketing department for hire, has been named a Growing Businesses Online finalist in this year’s Premier Partner Awards, presented by Google Partners. The Premier Partner Awards honor innovation in digital marketing across Search, Mobile, Video, Display, Shopping, and Growing Businesses Online. TribalVision’s unique strategic marketing model is designed to fully ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, December 03, 2018
    As published in Entrepreneur Magazine on November 28, 2018: Don't sleep on your business resolutions in 2019. As we head toward the new year, get ready to create your own opportunity, take chances, and stand out in a competitive landscape. To give you a jump start, we talked to some of our favorite entrepreneurs who offered up a cheat sheet of need-to-know business trends for the next 12 ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    As published by the Providence Journal on 11/26/18: The Community College of Rhode Island recorded a 47 percent growth in its second year of Rhode Island Promise, which offers two years of free tuition to recent high school graduates who meet certain criteria. A total of 2,321 students started as new students in September, according to Sara Enright, the college’s vice president of student ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Monday, November 26, 2018
    The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that it is beginning a $42.6 million construction project to rehabilitate bridges that carry I-295 at its interchange with Routes 6 and 6A in Johnston (Exit 9). This work will require temporary traffic pattern changes including ramp and lane closures that will create traffic congestion and travel delays. These traffic ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
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