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    Thursday, February 21, 2019
      National Award Recognizes Superior Performance Across Key Metrics  Junior Achievement USA® (JA) has recognized the staff and board of directors of Junior Achievement of Rhode Island with the 2017-18 Peak Performance Team Award. The Peak Performance Team Award was created to recognize outstanding performance by a local Junior Achievement office team during the past fiscal year.   To qualify ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    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, February 04, 2019
    Winter Wonder DaysNow – February 28 | Daily half-price admission Winter Wonder Days are back! It may be cold and even snowy, but it is the perfect weather to see animals outside enjoying nature’s cooler temperatures. Visit the Zoo and enjoy half-price admission through the end of February!  Rock-A-Baby Concert – Make Some Noise!Saturday, February 10| 10:30 – 11:15 AM This exciting 45-minute ...read more
    Categories: Events, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019
    Come celebrate the lives of loved ones lost. Give hope to those struggling with addiction . Support our 2nd Annual Joseph P. McDonald 5K , by running  or walking in the race. All proceeds will go to Teen Challenge Rhode Island. Register at : Www.josephpmcdonald5k.com    Prize Structure: First 500 finishers will receive a medal! First 200 registrants receive race t-shirt and swag bag Top 3 ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    Providence Community Library (PCL) will partner with Over the Edge and Regency Plaza Apartments for a second year to create Rappel for PCL, a truly memorable fundraising experience that should have pride of place on anyone’s bucket list! Individuals and teams will rappel down the 150 feet high Regency Plaza Apartments building on Saturday, May 4, to help raise $100,000 for the nine neighborhood ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Events, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 22, 2019
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
    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
    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: Events, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    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: Education, Press Release, Community, Events
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