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    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Categories: General News Article, Events, Press Release
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    BankFive awarded a $50,000 grant to the Fall River Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.  The donation will be paid over two years at $25,000 per year.  The donation is intended to acknowledge our Vietnam War veterans for their sacrifice and to honor their memory with the establishment of a permanent Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall at Fall River’s Bi-Centennial, Veterans Memorial Park.  The Wall ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, May 17, 2019
    Carolyn Lavin recently joined the ten-person Board of Directors for the Business Value Forum (BVF), a non-profit, non-membership organization offering business owners, organizational leaders and advisors educational programs develop, grow and sustain an organization’s value. Board members contribute their time and talents to developing and promoting programming as well as ensuring the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    The event series celebrates $22 million in support to Southern New England charities Some of the biggest names in golf come to Rhode Island when the CVS Health Charity Classic Event Series returns June 20 – 24. The CVS Health Charity Classic continues to be the largest charitable event in Rhode Island, donating more than $22 million to nonprofits across Southern New England since 1999. “We are ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Events, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    At 10 a.m. on Monday, May 20, in the second major event of its 50th anniversary celebration, Save The Bay will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a new Public Pier at Fields Point. The accessible pier, Providence’s newest public access point to Narragansett Bay, offers touch-and-go docking, kayak launches, fishing, and beautiful views of the Upper Bay. The opening of the pier will complete ...read more
    Categories: Events, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    Mahr Employees to Participate in MDA Muscle Walk of Greater Providence in Support of Colleague’s Family  PROVIDENCE, RI –May 14, 2019 –  Mahr Inc., a leading provider of dimensional metrology solutions, will take part in the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s MDA Muscle Walk of Greater Providence on Saturday, May 18th at Roger Williams Park. Mahr employees have joined Team Bones, and are walking to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Events
    Monday, May 13, 2019
    Federal funds will help pave the way for needed repairs and upgrades to runway and taxiway infrastructure at T.F. Green Airport  U.S. Senator Jack Reed, the Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development and Related Agencies (T-HUD), has announced a new $30 million Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant to the Rhode Island Airport ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article
    Monday, May 13, 2019
    Categories: General News Article, Education
    Friday, May 10, 2019
    RISCPA recently became the first state society to receive a Real Jobs grant. This first of its kind program provides college juniors and seniors (pursuing a degree in accounting or financial services) an exclusive opportunity to participate in a FREE world class training program.   Students will receive leadership development  and "soft skills" training at NO COST and a $100 weekly stipend for ...read more
    Categories: Events, Education, General News Article
    Friday, May 10, 2019
    William (Bill) A. Mekrut was elected chair of the AAA National Board of Directors at the 116th AAA Annual Meeting in Chandler, AZ on May 7, 2019. Mekrut will serve as board chair for the 59 million member not-for-profit federation for two one-year terms.   Mekrut recently retired as vice president and treasurer of FM Global, where he worked since 1990. Prior to Mekrut’s insurance career, he was ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    Dont miss one of the summer's funnest, local events! Edd Pedro's 16th Annual Fight for a Cure- wiffle ball tournament and Mega Auction/Raffle More than 1,000 attend this annual event at Slater Park. Food, music, prizes, family entertainment and its all for a great cause! Proceeds from this event to benefit The Arthritis Foundation in Rhode Island. Please visit: www.wiffleman.com for more ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara and Citrin Cooperman Team Up to Champion Cybersecurity Awareness for Businesses with Original Series of Informational Podcasts  Cyberattacks are on the rise, with industries and organizations reporting rampant increases in phishing or business email compromise and a majority of Americans having personally experienced a major data breach. To address the heavy risk ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    NOW Booking for Conference, Tradeshows, Teambuilding, Bachelor Party's, Birthdays and any other event needs! Contact me Corey at cphinney@superchargede.com  
    Categories: Community, Events, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Fun Facts
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    eMoney Advisor (eMoney), a leading provider of technology solutions and services that help people talk about money, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newly expanded office located on the sixth floor of 100 Westminster in downtown Providence.  Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, members of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and local community officials joined eMoney CEO Ed O’Brien and members ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, May 03, 2019
    Please join us at one of our open hiring events to apply!Thursday, May 9th , 10th , 14th and 15th  > Village Green - Club House / 71 Messenger Street, Plainville, MA>Track Marshalls>Guest Services>Ninja Marshalls>Event/ Party Hosts
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Events, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Community, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Friday, May 03, 2019
    Put your name on the largest indoor multi-level karting track in the world! See sponsorship flyer for mnore details and if you would like one emailed to you, email me directly at cphinney@superchargede.com 
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Events, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Community, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Thursday, May 02, 2019
    Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys for their outstanding work.   Chambers USA rankings are based on extensive in-depth interviews with attorneys and clients, and are designed to assess technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England Celebrate Their Centennial at 2019 Annual Meeting On Thursday, May 2nd, Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England (GSSNE) will celebrate their centennial year at the 2019 Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held at GSSNE’s Camp Hoffman property, located at 2850 Ministerial Rd, in South Kingstown, RI. It is set to begin at 5:30pm, and after addressing the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    BankNewport announced today that it has purchased the assets of JustBoatLoans (JBL) by Vertisol, Inc., a marine service company specializing in consumer marine and recreational vehicle financing programs.  JBL will operate under the Marine and Recreational Lending Division of BankNewport.     Headquartered in Severna Park, Maryland, JBL provides tailored finance programs for new and used boat ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    The law firm of Duffy & Sweeney – and its affiliate DS Government Strategies -- is pleased to announce their move to new office space at 321 South Main Street in Providence, adjacent to the rapidly developing waterfront /195 district on the Providence River. The newly constructed, 12,500 square-foot, Class A office space brings the latest technology to the firm’s clients while supporting the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Monday, April 29, 2019
    The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) has announced that it will initiate a strategic business and master planning process for all five of Rhode Island’s general aviation airports. This process will include North Central State Airport, Quonset State Airport, Westerly State Airport, Block Island State Airport and Newport State Airport.  To accomplish this multi-year undertaking, RIAC will ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Friday, April 26, 2019
    Innovative Program Has Helped Hundreds of Rhode Islanders Working in STEM and Design Fields Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation have announced the re-opening of Wavemaker Fellowship Applications, a competitive student loan reimbursement program for recent graduates working in STEM and certain design fields. The Wavemaker Fellowship awards graduates working in ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Thursday, April 25, 2019
    Verizon today identified Providence among the 20 U.S. cities that will receive its 5G Ultra Wideband service by the end of 2019. The other cities include: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Des Moines, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Little Rock, Memphis, Phoenix, San Diego, Salt Lake City and Washington D.C. These cities join will join ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Thursday, April 25, 2019
    Rise & Play: Sensory-Friendly Mornings in Our Big BackyardTuesday, May 7 | 9:00 – 10:00 AM Join us for an hour of nature play before the zoo opens: designed for families who have a child with sensory sensitivities, come and play in Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard from 9 to 10 a.m. Build mud pies, watch boats float downstream and climb high in a tree-house. Limited to 70 participants, this hour will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Events
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 8:30am to 11:00am The Right Foot  Topic: Start-up Assistance Sort through the many issues that entrepreneurs face when planning and starting a small business. This interactive workshop will address feasibility assessment, identifying gaps in your plan, key financial planning documents, forms of organization (Reavis Law, LLC) and the RI Department of State website ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    Warwick, RI – Long standing north-east based national mortgage lender, Semper Home Loans, acquires 6th Rhode Island branch in growth initiative. The Warwick branch is led by Eric Maluk (NMLS# 4733) and Daniel Giroux (NMLS# 26531), who have almost 40 years combined experience in the mortgage industry.  Prior to joining Semper Home Loans, both Daniel and Eric were Branch Managers at Northpointe ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Monday, April 22, 2019
    The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (PWCVB) has named the Bureau’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications Kristen Adamo as its President and CEO. She will assume her new role on April 25. “Kristen was selected after a thorough and comprehensive process led by a search committee working with Searchwide Global, an executive recruitment firm primarily focused on the travel ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Topic: Start-up Assistance Test your dreams in this intensive 2.5 hour 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 Big Idea and the Business Model Canvas will be utilized to help you target your customers, define your value proposition and estimate the ...read more
    Categories: Events, Education, General News Article
    Friday, April 12, 2019
    Easter Spend your Easter exactly the way you like it—surrounded by loved ones over our three-course brunch or favorites from our all-day dinner menu. Open early at 10AM April 21st.Sundays A New Sunday Tradition: A three-course invitation to take your time and enjoy the moment with family and friends.GraduationsWhether celebrating a special birthday, graduation dinner, or any of life's special ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article
    Friday, April 12, 2019
    Now is the time to registerfor Leading the Way - a Matchmaking Event with General Dynamics Electric Boat At the upcoming "Leading the Way" event on Wednesday, May 29, potential suppliers will connect with procurement personnel from the seven divisions of General Dynamics at a full-day event at the Mystic Marriott in Groton, CT. The number of attendees will be limited to ensure that participants ...read more
    Categories: Events, Education, General News Article
    Friday, April 12, 2019
    Categories: Education, Events, General News Article
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    Winners and Finalists of 2019 Competition Will Share Prizes Valued at $185,000The Rhode Island Business Competition has announced that 12 semi-finalists have been selected in the 2019 competition, which will culminate next month with the awarding of prizes valued at $185,000.The semi-finalists were chosen from 68 applicants who proposed businesses that address opportunities in agriculture, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article
    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Events
    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    Rocky Hill School Offering Variety of Summer Programs for students and athletes in grades K-12  Summer camps and programs are open for registration! There's something for everyone - boating, sports, arts, building, computers, you name it, we’ve got it. And NEW THIS YEAR: High School programs in business, arts, and college tours. Also, Nike US Sports Camps, Lead the Way FH, Stingrays Soccer, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    Marcum Long-Term Care Symposium  Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT JUNE 18, 2019 The long-term care industry is an ever-fluctuating arena deeply impacted by Federal and State legislative changes, economic turmoil and resident expectations. The future landscape is certain to evolve, and providers must begin to prepare for these changes now. The 2019 Marcum Long-Term Care Symposium is dedicated to ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    When Innovation, Regulation, and Disruption Collide   The 2019 Marcum Food & Beverage Summit brings together the best and brightest in our field – food and beverage executives gathering with others in the industry for an evening of networking and vital information. Our panel will discuss the latest in innovation, techniques to cope with regulatory issues, and ways to combat disruptive forces in ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019
    Join Save The Bay for a Bayside celebration of the flavors, sights, and sounds of Narragansett Bay, following Save The Bay’s Annual Meeting. Enjoy a delicious sampling of locally-grown, harvested, and prepared food and drinks from local chefs, shellfishermen, bakeries, breweries, wineries and more, while taking in beautiful scenery and live music!    When: Thursday, June 13, 2019 Annual ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Events, Human Interest
    Monday, February 04, 2019
    The Chamber’s Transportation Committee heard from former Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, CEO of RIPTA, at their January 31 meeting. Avedisian reviewed several projects underway to improve Rhode Island’s public transportation system. Some facts:          RIPTA carries 58,000 passengers a day and 1.7 million a year         Thirty percent of those trips are job-related         One-quarter of the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, General News Article
    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
    Thursday, December 13, 2018
    Categories: Events, 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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