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April 25, 2017


People’s Credit Union Donates to Jonnycake Center

People’s Credit Union recently donated $700 to the Jonnycake Center in Peace Dale, RI. The funds were raised through a combination of People’s Credit Union employee donations totaling $425 as a result of a monthly dress down day, called Casual for a Cause, as well as an additional $275 from a Red Sox themed raffle

‘Men Who Make A Difference’ Gala Will Take Place at Gurney’s on April 21, Live Auction Now Open

NEWPORT, R.I. and WARREN, R.I. (April 10, 2017): The Women’s Resource Center (WRC), a non-profit domestic violence intervention and prevention services agency serving Newport and Bristol Counties, announces that its Men Who Make a Difference online auction is up and running now through April 19, 2017, at www.BiddingForGood.com.   The silent auction is part of

Rogers High School Robotics Team Will Host Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on April 2

The Rogers High School Robotics teams are holding a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser at Sardella’s Restaurant, 30 Memorial Blvd on April 2nd from 4-7pm to help fund their trip to the National Competition. Tickets are available in advance from the team members, or by calling the school department’s administration office, 847-2100, Ext.219. Tickets will also be

Norman Bird Sanctuary Invites Children and Families to Meet a Unique Variety of Animals Up Close

Norman Bird Sanctuary invites children, families, and animal lovers for the special opportunity to meet a unique group of animals up close and personal on Sunday, March 5th, at the “Meet the Animal Ambassadors” public program. This one-of-a-kind program allows attendees of all ages to learn from, observe, and sometimes even touch fascinating live animals

Registration for Sail Newport’s Summer Youth Program Closes on February 19th

Registration for the Sail Newport’s 2017 Youth Sailing Programs, Rhode Island’s most sought-after summer sailing program, will close on February 19th, 2017. The Youth Sailing Program has the goal of developing solid sailing skills, and to provide inspiration to young sailors, from the beginner to the advanced or racing sailor, with an emphasis on fun

February 16th is Deadline for Newport County Nonprofits to Apply for $260,000 in Grants

Nonprofit organizations serving Newport County’s six communities have until Feb. 16 to apply for more than $260,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation.   The Newport County Fund (NCF) offers grants of up to $10,000 in eight key funding areas: arts and culture, basic human needs, children and families, education, economic security, environment, health

EFC Newport Successfully Launches ‘2017 Year of Care’

Equipped with mops, sponges, cleaning supplies and perhaps most importantly, willing hearts, over 25 volunteers gathered on Saturday, February 4 and began the extraordinary effort of revitalizing the Aquidneck Island Christian Academy (AICA).  From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the group gave the elementary school a deep cleaning along with much needed repairs and a

Cluny School to Commemorate 2017 National Catholic Schools Week with Open Houses, Special Events

Cluny School will hold an Open House for the public on Sunday, January 29th from 11am- 1pm and on Wednesday, February 1st from 10am- 12 noon.   In addition to the open houses, Cluny School will commemorate National Catholic Schools Week, from January 29th to February 3rd, with breakfast events for students and parents, a celebration of

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