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    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    Our partners share a collegial dedication to bring together tech companies, rock ‘n’ rollers, AI and drone geeks to CELEBRATE our community of innovation. Click on the image below for full details and how you can be part of the baddest TECH FEST New England has ever seen, with the hottest global innovators and tech disruptors from Rhode Island and beyond. 
    Categories: Chamber, Events, Community, General News Article
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State to Honor 2018 Big Brother, Big Sister and Big Couple of the Year for their commitment to the measurable impacts mentoring has on Rhode Island’s youth. Each year, at their annual gala, The Big Night Out, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State (BBBSOS) honors community leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to sustain the measurable impacts ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Save The Bay invites community members to become volunteer Water Reporters, helping Save The Bay fight pollution and other watershed issues around the state. “Save The Bay was founded on citizen action. Now, we’re asking people to once again partner with us as advocates and vigilant guardians of Narragansett Bay and all the waters that flow into it,” said Save The Bay Coastkeeper David ...read more
    Categories: Events, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Categories: Events, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Unique Lives & Experiences announces President Bill Clinton will be in Providence RI on Friday June 15, 2018 at 8pm at the Dunkin’ Donut Center, for a wide-ranging conversation as he discuss his forthcoming novel, The President is Missing (on-sale June 4).    The event is a part of a book tour in connection with the publication of The President is Missing. President Clinton will travel across ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    On May 10th from 3-5 PM, Chamber member Whelan, Corrente, Flanders, Kinder & Siket LLP will be hosting its annual Employment & Labor Law Seminar at the Warwick Crowne Plaza.  Attorneys will provide updates on the latest developments in laws applicable to employers, and attendees can receive MCLE, SHRM, and HRCI credits.  For registration information, please contact Cindy Lomas at: ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Launching and running a business is no easy task. From setting up your brand, to building your customer base – the decisions you make at every turn can sometimes mean the difference between rising above the noise, or remaining at status quo.   But how do you build a strong financial foundation for your business and what are the five important things to factor?   Tune in to 5 Steps to Building ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events, General News Article
    Monday, April 16, 2018
    Sign up for a BCBSRI workshop introduced by Patricia Raskin. Patricia Raskin feels great about getting older. A nationally recognized radio talk show host, producer, and author who lives in East Greenwich, Patricia promotes the benefits of positive living.  “In our culture, older adults are seen as ill or as always needing help, rather than looking for new careers or new relationships,” ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article, Human Interest, Education
    Monday, April 16, 2018
    Hal Horvat Promoted to President and Chief Operating OfficerThomas J. Lamb, Jr., Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, announced today the election of Harold M. Horvat to President and Chief Operating Officer of Centreville Bank.  Horvat has held various leadership positions at the bank since joining in 2014 and was most recently Executive Vice President, Chief Lending and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, April 16, 2018
    In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Save The Bay has organized several beach cleanups all over Rhode Island, giving individuals, families and groups many options for getting involved. "Cleanups are such a fun way to celebrate Earth Day. It feels great to do something hands-on to help the environment. And you can really see the difference when you are done," said July Lewis, volunteer and ...read more
    Categories: Events, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Monday, April 16, 2018
    Sign up for free BCBSRI workshops introduced by Patricia! Hear from local experts at Your Blue Store. 
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Education, Events
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    Omni Development Corporation is proud to announce the selection of Sharon Morris as its new Executive Director. The Board of Directors of Omni Development Corporation, under the leadership of its board Chairman and President, Laurence K. Flynn, conducted a vigorous selection process which fielded over 85 applicants. The board is grateful for the tireless work of its search committee during the ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    Narragansett Bay Commission Recognizes Company Efforts for Second Year in a Row PROVIDENCE, RI – April 4, 2018 – Mahr Inc. is honored to receive the 2017 Perfect Compliance Award through the Narragansett Bay Commission’s 23rd Annual Environmental Merit Awards. Companies that achieve perfect compliance did not receive any Notices of Violation during the review period. Mahr was also recognized ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    Longtime Firm Leader Charles R. Reppucci to Retire After 32 Years  Hinckley Allen announced today that legal industry executive Michael P. Kiskinis has been named Chief Operating Officer of the firm, effective April 2, 2018.  Kiskinis joins Hinckley Allen from Sullivan & Worcester LLP, where he served as COO.  He is replacing Hinckley Allen’s longtime firm Executive Director and Chief Operating ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    On April 21, the bare ground of a former school playground at 49 Elmhurst Avenue will be transformed in one day into an engaging and spectacular new playground for the students of Saint Pius V School and the neighborhood.  An army of 60 volunteers--school parents, teachers, parishioners, and neighbors--will install the new play equipment. Starting at 7:30 AM with a goal of finishing by 3:00 PM, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Events, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    What: The Washington Trust Company, in partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, will hold the second annual Washington Trust Statewide Beach Cleanup on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at eight beaches across Rhode Island – Charlestown Breachway and East Beach in Charlestown, East Matunuck beach in South Kingstown, Misquamicut beach in ...read more
    Categories: Events, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    Dan Kwasniewski, AIA, has joined ZDS Architecture & Interiors as a Senior Project Manager and Associate with 20 years of experience. Dan has extensive knowledge with Architecture and the Interior Design components of residential, commercial, educational facilities, and renovation projects. For over a decade and a half Dan has stayed involved in the academic community teaching First and Third Year ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    The Institute of Entrepreneurship & Leadership is excited to announce it’s tech bootcamp! IEL is a nonprofit based in Providence, RI and seeks to end poverty through entrepreneurship and increase diversity in technology by providing training.   With the tech bootcamp, we train and mentor individuals who want to start a career in any of the software development team roles (such as ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    Discover the deep, dark depths of Narragansett Bay at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium this month Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium will focus on “deep-sea discoveries” this month, shining a spotlight on the creatures that inhabit the depths of the ocean, some of which can be found right here in Narragansett Bay and at the aquarium. The Exploration Center, open 10 a.m. ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    Centreville Bank announces that Adel Hallak, of North Providence, has joined the company as Vice President, Retail Sales Manager. In this role, he is responsible for managing the Cranston branch, overseeing retail business development for the East Greenwich, West Greenwich, North Kingstown and Narragansett branches, and serving as a liaison to the local communities.   Hallak joins Centreville Bank ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, April 05, 2018
    Test your dream in this intensive workshop designed to assess the feasibility of your business idea and provide you with the tools and tips needed to plan for entrepreneurship. Both traditional and progressive tools like the Business Model Canvas will be utilized to help you target your customers, define your value proposition and estimate the resources and cash needed to be successful. Our ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events, General News Article
    Monday, April 02, 2018
    ​BankNewport announced today that it has purchased the assets of Offshore Financial Corporation, a marine service company specializing in personalized marine financing programs.  Offshore Financial will operate as a Marine Lending Division of BankNewport.   Founded in 1989, Offshore Financial provides tailored finance programs for new and used boat purchases and refinancing options for existing ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    Save the Date! AMD's 4th Annual Awards Dinner will be held at Skyline, Waterplace in Providence, RI on June 2, 2018. We are lining up an exciting and dynamic set of speakers and guests.  AMD’s Migraine Awards Dinner is an evening that brings together the migraine community, business leaders, and medical professionals to raise funds and awareness for a disease that impacts over 36 million people ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    Categories: Events, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    David R. Croteau has been promoted to Vice President. Croteau is Business Intelligence Manager in the Fall River office. He has been with BankFive for five years. A graduate of Bridgewater State College with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and an associate’s degree in computer information systems from Bristol Community College, Croteau held several computer analyst positions in the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    Shades For Migraine is a campaign to promote migraine awareness and create a viral buzz for a disease that affects over 1 billion people worldwide.  To participate, people will wear their sunglasses where they normally wouldn't on Migraine Solidarity Day, June 21, even indoors when possible! They prove it by posting photos on social media with the hashtag #ShadesForMigraine. Instructions are on ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Events, Human Interest
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    Register Today for Our Upcoming tech bootcamp Classes Powered by Institute of Entrepreneurship & Leadership < free training and internship opportunities for your new tech career />  Are you ready to start your career in technology today? Get training in 3 areas: tech, soft skills and tech culture Get a team of professionals dedicated to get you hired Get mentorship every step of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    Tickets on Sale for 22nd Annual Pell Awards Gala on May 21, 2018 Trinity Repertory Company announced today that three area residents will be honored at its 2018 Pell Awards Gala on Monday, May 21, 2018 in Providence. Pawtucket-based designer and artist Morris Nathanson will receive a Rhode Island Pell Award for Excellence in the Arts. Longtime Providence philanthropist and arts advocate Jane S. ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    Join us for the 2018 Mother’s Day 10M/5K Run and 2 Mile walk. This event has been happening for several years as a benefit for the Association for Migraine Disorders and Wickford Sailing Association. This year, we are excited to have Miles for Migraine producing the event in partnership with the Association for Migraine Disorders as part of their national race series. We hope to have a good ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Events, Human Interest
    Thursday, March 22, 2018
    Categories: General News Article, Events
    Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Matthew E. Waters as an Associate in the Corporate & Business practice group. Matt joins Hinckley Allen from Adler Pollock & Sheehan, P.C.   Matt handles corporate and transactional matters including M&A, commercial and public finance, entity formation and dissolution, and tax matters. His experience includes drafting and advising on asset purchase ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    AP&S Announces The Honorable Walter R. Stone 2L Diversity Fellowship In honor of the groundbreaking work done by our colleague, AP&S is proud to announce the creation of:The Honorable Walter R. Stone 2L Diversity FellowshipWe are delighted to offer The Honorable Walter R. Stone Diversity Fellowship to an outstanding second-year law school student, which provides a $10,000 scholarship and a Summer ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    AIDS Care Ocean State welcomes Mr. Thomas Adams as its next Executive Director.  Thomas joins them from the Missouri Foundation for Health in St. Louis, where he spent significant time working closely with program development and grant funding.  A 20+ year veteran of the non-profit sector, Thomas has over 10 years of experience leading HIV/AIDS community service organizations.   Thomas will ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    ​BankFive announced today that veteran SouthCoast banker Jimmy Sousa Costa has been hired as First Vice President-Retail.   Costa has 29 years of banking experience in a variety of positions. Prior to joining BankFive, he was Vice President at Santander Bank, serving in roles ranging from District Executive to Area Manager to Branch Manager.   In his new position at BankFive, Costa is ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 19, 2018
    Rock-A-Baby Concert – GardensSaturday, April 7| 10:30 – 11:15 AMThis exciting 45-minute concert specifically geared towards our youngest Zoo guests promises to be fun for the whole family!  Shake, dance and sing along as we explore fun musical concepts, play games, and boogie down.  Pre-registration is required. Price: $7 per participant (age 2 & older)  Party for the PlanetMonday, April 16 – ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events, General News Article
    Friday, March 16, 2018
    Alongside advocates, the Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Chapter will host an Advocacy Day at the state capitol on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, to discuss Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on Rhode Island. According to the Alzheimer's Association 2017 Alzheimer's Disease Facts & Figuresreport, there are 23,000 people living with Alzheimer’s and 53,000 Alzheimer’s caregivers in Rhode Island. ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, March 16, 2018
    A Conference for Alzheimer's Caregivers and Healthcare Professionals April 26, 2018 - Crowne Plaza Hotel, Warwick  Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease is a labor of love. The Alzheimer’s Association wants to help! The Rhode Island Chapter is pleased to announce the return of our annual Caregiver's Conference. The 2018 all-day free conference for caregivers, named "Caregiver's Journey" ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, March 15, 2018
    Experience the best of Southern New England’s culinary scene June 21-22 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center The CVS Health Charity Classic Event Series, entering its 20th year, will kick-off with the second annual Crave RI food festival on Thursday, June 21 and Friday, June 22 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in the heart of Downtown Providence.   The two-day food festival shines a spotlight on the unique ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Events, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    Come join us as we host Marcum’s first construction industry event in Rhode Island. Wednesday, June 6, 2018     3:30 PM-7:00 PM Marriott Providence Downtown        1 Orms Street, Providence, RI 02904   For more information, please contact: Paula Ramirez401.457.6767Paula.Ramirez@marcumllp.com  
    Categories: Events
    Friday, March 09, 2018
    Topic: Start-up Assistance Test your dream in this intensive workshop designed to assess the feasibility of your business idea and provide you with the tools and tips needed to plan for entrepreneurship. Both traditional and progressive tools like the Business Model Canvas will be utilized to help you target your customers, define your value proposition and estimate the resources and cash ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events
    Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    Press Release   Johnson & Wales University to Offer 21 New Online ProgramsSets goal of 90 online degree programs by 2022  Providence, R.I. – March 7, 2018 – This fall, Johnson & Wales University (JWU) will expand its online academic catalog, adding 21 new programs to its College of Online Education. The addition of these programs, including the recently announced doctorates in occupational therapy ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Monday, March 05, 2018
    “Sea-king” a volunteer opportunity? Join the Volunteer Staff at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium Save The Bay is recruiting volunteers for its Exploration Center and Aquarium. Volunteer docents help visitors interact with hands-on exhibits and teach them about the creatures and ecology of Narragansett Bay. The Exploration Center, open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday and daily ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    They say sitting is the new smoking. Few of us need convincing that exercise is good for us. Yet it is the very thing we abandon when life gets busy. An accountant during tax season. A lawyer during a trial. A caregiver to an ailing parent. A mom or dad with a sick child at home. Life can turn us upside down for a day, a month, a year and more. Few of us would debate the legitimacy of not working ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
    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 “job family” ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
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