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RIWCP ANNOUNCES TWO SHOWS

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RIWCP ANNOUNCES TWO SHOWS

The Rhode Island Women’s Choreography Project   A Bold Collaborative Showcase to Break Boundaries and Benefit Women   Providence, RI (May 20, 2019 –– In its second annual celebration of female voices, the Rhode Island Women’s Choreography Project (RIWCP) presents a showcase of original dance created by gifted local artists.   Culminating in two performances at AS220’s…

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YOUTH SAILING PROGRAMS ON THE CHARLES

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YOUTH SAILING PROGRAMS ON THE CHARLES

Major Gift to Enhance Community Boating Youth Sailing Programs on Charles River Gift honors memory of avid CBI member Norman Priebatsch   BOSTON – ​​​​​​​Community Boating Inc. (CBI) has received gifts totaling $1 million to support on-the-water programming for young sailors in CBI’s summer-long Junior Program as well as enhanced windsurfing and dockside facilities.   The new funds have…

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UNITED REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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UNITED REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Our 2019 Spotlight on Education Breakfast will be held on Wednesday, May 29    7:00 a.m. registration 7:30 a.m. program begins Lake Pearl, Wrentham 299 Creek Street, Wrentham Cost: $25 per person, pre-paid reservations are required   To register, please call the chamber office at 508-316-0861.   The purpose of the breakfast is to recognize the achievements of…

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HEATHER EVANS JOINS RI COMMERCE CORPORATION

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HEATHER EVANS JOINS RI COMMERCE CORPORATION

Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Hires New Chief Marketing Officer  Evans will lead statewide efforts to attract tourism and business     Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor announced Heather Evans will serve as the new Chief Marketing Officer at the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. As Chief Marketing Officer, Evans will lead the coordinated, data-driven statewide…

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LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION TESTS START MAY 22-23

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LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION TESTS START MAY 22-23

Candidates can select a test time through new online registration program   PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today it is administering conditional Non-Surf and Surf Lifeguard Certification tests beginning this week. Lifeguard positions at all beaches in Rhode Island require certification and special training in first aid, CPR, and…

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PASSPORT DAY AT WEAVER LIBRARY

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PASSPORT DAY AT WEAVER LIBRARY

Weaver Library Planning a Passport Day!   Given the popularity of the first Passport Day, Weaver Library is pleased to announce it is planning a second one for Monday, June 3, 2019 in the Champlin Program Room of the library.   U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports at the library between 4:00…

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BBB: BEWARE OF MEMORIAL DAY SCAMS

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BBB: BEWARE OF MEMORIAL DAY SCAMS

BBB’S MILITARY LINE Memorial Day is right around the corner, which means many people will be preparing for the unofficial start of summer – finalizing vacations and planning cook-outs. But more importantly, Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have lost their lives for our country. BBB’s Military Line provides free resources, such as…

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MA SENATE EDUCATION BUDGET DEBATE

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MA SENATE EDUCATION BUDGET DEBATE

Education a Hot Topic in MA Senate Budget Debate By Laura Rosbrow-Telem BOSTON – Education funding is at the heart of Senate budget talks scheduled for Tuesday in the Massachusetts State House. The Senate Ways and Means Committee is recommending a near $43 billion fiscal 2020 budget that would boost spending by about 3%.  Part…

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