• Title

  • News

    Results Found: 35
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    Categories: Events, Education, General News Article
    Sunday, January 15, 2017
    Enjoy a beautiful 75-minute boat ride down the Taunton River into Mt. Hope Bay on the lookout for visiting winter harbor seals and early spring wildlife. Expert guides will help you spot our winter visitors and discuss the rich history and environmental issues in the region. Location: Borden Light Marina, 1 Ferry Street, Fall River, MA Cost: $17 Save The Bay members, seniors and children aged ...read more
    Categories: Events, Press Release, Education, General News Article
    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    We know who we are…the nose to the grindstone productive ones. We love above all else to check something off the to-do list. Nothing like it. The body and its nagging needs for food, rest, sleep, and bathroom breaks seem to be obstacles to our efficiency. Neck-up living keeps us focused on the next task. No time for lunch! Yet in order to truly bring our best to our work, we need to slow ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    DiSanto, Priest & Co., a certified public accounting and business advisory firm with over 50 years of service, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael (Mike) Mellor to partner, effective January 1, 2017. Mike joined the firm in 2013 after having spent 22+ years in the Metro Washington D.C. market, most recently as a partner and advisory services practice leader with Grant Thornton, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    The Preservation Society of Newport County was joined by state tourism officials and legislative and local leaders on January 10 to announce that the Newport Mansions gave more than one million tours in 2016, the first museum in New England outside of Boston to reach that milestone. "This milestone is evidence of the tremendous growth potential for tourism in Rhode Island," said Lara ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    BlumShapiro , the largest regional accounting and business consulting firm based in New England with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, has announced the election of a new partner, Patrick B. McAssey, CPA. McAssey is a partner in BlumShapiro’s Accounting and Auditing Department in Cranston, Rhode Island. He joined the firm in 2013 through a merger with Sullivan & ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    BlumShapiro , the largest regional accounting and business consulting firm based in New England with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, has announced the election of three new partners, Steven T. Buccigross, CPA; Patrick B. McAssey, CPA ; and Corey C. Veneziano, CPA, MSAT. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Buccigross is a partner in BlumShapiro’s Accounting and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Monday, January 09, 2017
    Local Physical Therapy Group helps families enjoy holiday season Elite Physical Therapy upheld their annual tradition of making the holidays a little brighter for the local Rhode Island communities. A food drive was run through the months of November and December at each of their locations. Additionally Elite Physical Therapy adopted five local families and fulfilled their Christmas wish lists. ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, January 09, 2017
    January is all about critters. “Crazy Cool Fish” is this month’s theme at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium, where guests can learn about the more unique inhabitants of Narragansett Bay. An interactive story hour featuring “Flossie Flounder: A Tale of a Flat Fish” teaches visitors of all ages about different fish types. A “Fish ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events, General News Article
    Thursday, January 05, 2017
    Professional Leadership and Management Services is offering a 20% discount to Chamber members for their program “ Become a Better Leader: A Program for Existing and Future Leaders ” which will be held at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday, February 7th. This intense, one day program teaches you to embrace the qualities of effective leadership, understand different ...read more
    Categories: Education, Chamber, Events
    Thursday, January 05, 2017
    January is National Mentoring Month, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State (BBBSOS) kicked off its celebrations with a Big surprise. While appearing on The Rhode Show on January 4th, BBBSOS Executive Director, Katje Afonseca, surprised Big Brother and WPRI 12 Commercial Producer/Editor, Adam Theroux, by announcing that he had won Big Brother of the Year. This honor is given to a ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 03, 2017
    The Providence Public School District added two new members to its leadership this team: Chief Academic Officer Thomas Flanagan and Chief Transformation Officer Heather Tow-Yick , both of Providence. As chief academic officer, Flanagan heads the district’s Division of Teaching and Learning, where he leads curriculum, instruction, assessment and school improvement initiatives. He also ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Sunday, January 01, 2017
    Take off on Save The Bay’s quarter mile obstacle course followed by a cold water plunge for, The Splash. The obstacle course includes five obstacles created by Laid Back Fitness owner and trainer, Ryan McGowan, and a mystery obstacle from BoldrDash! Warm up after the splash with heaters and hot cocoa at the Exploration Center and Aquarium, or help support Save The Bay and take the plunge ...read more
    Categories: Events, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
    Friday, December 30, 2016
    ​Sansiveri, Kimball & Co, LLP (Sansiveri) is pleased to announce that Jason M. DaPonte, CPA, CCIFP, CIT, has been named a partner of the firm. Jason has over 14 years of business and public accounting experience, providing advisory and auditing services to clients in industries including construction, manufacturing, wholesale, distribution, and retail. “Since joining the firm in ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 27, 2016
    CVS Health announces more than $1 million in donations from the 2016 tournament At a celebration last week at the corporate headquarters of CVS Health, President and CEO Larry Merlo announced that the CVS Health Charity Classic has reached an important milestone – a total of $20 million dollars in philanthropic support to hundreds of nonprofits in Southeastern New England since the event ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 27, 2016
    Categories: Events, Press Release, Education, General News Article
    Wednesday, December 21, 2016
    Landmark event unveils world-premiere and live music/dance masterworks FirstWorks, a Rhode Island non-profit dedicated to connecting art with audiences, continues their 2016/2017 Artistic Icons Series with PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at FirstWorks at The VETS (1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence). Tickets for the performance, presented by FirstWorks , range ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Events, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 21, 2016
    This year, Mount Saint Charles Academy made Christmas food baskets for 38 needy Woonsocket families whose names were on a list sent from the Community Care Alliance. Throughout the Advent season, the entire Mount community brought in food donations to fill each basket. Anyone could also take a child's name (whose family was receiving a food basket) off the MSC Giving Tree and fill the baskets ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    Robinson+Cole’s Insurance + Reinsurance Group welcomes William M. Daley (Max) as an associate in the firm’s Providence office. Mr. Daley focuses his practice on insurance coverage litigation and business litigation. “We are excited to expand our capacity in these strategic areas,” said Daniel F. Sullivan, chair of Robinson+Cole's Insurance + Reinsurance Group and the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    The Champlin Foundations recently granted Providence Children’s Museum $118,640 to support a major renovation to the Museum’s Coming to Rhode Island exhibit. The reimagined exhibit, which opened in November, offers an interactive, time-traveling exploration of the state’s history, immigration and culture through stories and engaging hands-on activities that encourage empathy ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    Collaboration with Fundation will expedite and expand small business loan approvals Citizens Bank today announced that it will offer digital lending capabilities to small business customers through a collaboration with Fundation Group LLC, a leading digitally-enabled lender and credit solutions provider to regional and community banks. This continues Citizens’ strategy of leveraging ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Christine E. Dieter to its Litigation practice, where she focuses the majority of her work with the Labor & Employment group, but will also be available for general commercial litigation matters. Christine was most recently an Associate at Goodwin Procter. Christine has extensive experience representing clients in complex business litigation, including ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Timothy Zabbo to the firm’s Providence office as Counsel in the Litigation practice. Tim joins Hinckley Allen from Adler Cohen Harvey Wakeman & Guekguezian where he dealt in a variety of civil litigation matters in both state and federal courts in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Tim primarily defends professional liability matters and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, December 07, 2016
    FirstWorks’ Artistic Icons Series Continues with American Hip-Hop Dance Theater Company Rennie Harris Puremovement Street dance pioneer returns to Providence for first time in 10 years with 25th anniversary tour FirstWorks , a Rhode Island non-profit dedicated to connecting art with audiences, continues its 2016/2017 Artistic Icons Series with a hip-hop dance master and his company: ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, December 01, 2016
    Sardella’s, 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI, 849-6312, 7:00 to 9:30 pm Wed 1/4 - Dick Lupino-bass/vocals, Dino Govoni-Sax, Kent Hewitt-piano Wed 1/11 - Dick Lupino-bass/vocals, Steve Heck-piano, Rick Wells-drums Wed 1/18 - Dick Lupino-bass/vocals, Dennis Cook-sax, Chris Taylor-piano Wed 1/25 - Tish Adams-vocals, Greg Wardson-piano, Tom Pasquerelli-bass Jo’s American Bistro, 24 Memorial ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Thursday, December 01, 2016
    Categories: Events
    Monday, November 28, 2016
    2017 is the YEAR OF THE WOMAN – Start the year off with a new kind of RESOLUTION to step up and have a greater impact in your profession, and in your life. Back by popular demand, GPCC is hosting an intensive women’s leadership workshop on January 27 th , called: “Build Your Professional Imprint” with Leadership Director Dena Davis and Image Consultant, Kathy Kostrzewa. ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Friday, November 18, 2016
    Robinson+Cole is pleased to announce the election of five new partners, effective January 1, 2017, including Rickie M. Sonpal in the firm's Providence office. The other lawyers elected partner are Brian M. Flaherty, Michael W. Kaufman, Virginia E. McGarrity, and Brian J. Wheelin. “The development and advancement of our more junior lawyers is critical to our continuing success,” ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 08, 2016
    Embark on a two hour tour aboard one of our education vessels as we cruise through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360° views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Location: Bowen’s Ferry Landing, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI Cost: $32 members, seniors and children ages 3-12; $5 children under 3 years, $42 non-members Contact: Dan Blount, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education, General News Article
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016
    North Star Marketing has had some exciting changes in recent months; we have expanded our team as well as our offerings and to communicate this we created a brand-new website! Come and check us out to see what’s new and what we can do for you, your business and your marketing needs at http://fortheloveofmarketing.com/ If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our offices to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    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
    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
/* AZU-560-12875 */ /* AZU-560-12875 */