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Newport International Boat Show donates $15,000 to areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Newport International Boat Show, announced today that it has committed $15,000 to various organizations helping to assist those in the Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. “Our industry is like a tight-knit family when a disaster like this impacts so many lives, it affects us all. We are collaborating with on-the-ground organizations that

Panera Bread partners with Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation for 16th Annual ‘Pink Ribbon Bagel’ promotion

Panera Bread is once again partnering with the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation during its 16th annual ‘Pink Ribbon Bagel’ promotion.  Throughout the month of October, to commemorate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a portion of proceeds from all Pink Ribbon Bagels sold in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts will go to the Pawtucket-based non-profit.

Greenlove Foundation installs water bottle filling station at St. Michael’s Country Day School

On October 2, 2017, members from the Greenlove Foundation participated in St. Michael’s Country Day School assembly to celebrate the school’s environmental efforts and successes during the past three years.   As a result of the school’s environmental accomplishment, Greenlove has donated a water bottle filling station to SMCDS which was officially unveiled on Monday.  

Green Love Foundation donates water bottle filling station to St. Michael’s Country Day School

On October 2, 2017, members from the Greenlove Foundation will participate in St. Michael’s Country Day School assembly to celebrate the school’s environmental efforts and successes during the past three years.   As a result of the school’s environmental accomplishment, Greenlove has donated a water bottle filling station to SMCDS which will be officially unveiled on

Newport Shipyard Pumpkin Regatta will raise money for members of military, hurricane relief in the Caribbean

On Friday, September 29, the yachting community will come together at Newport Shipyard to paddle in the Shipyard’s annual “Pumpkin Regatta” which raised $3,018 for the Gabrielle Dinsmore Heart & Hope Fund in 2016. A different charity is named each year and this year, Shipyard employees chose Warrior Sailing Program which provides maritime education and outreach

Newport Art Museum to present “Pictures & Windows: The Paintings of Christopher W. Benson from 1975 to 2017”

The Newport Art Museum has announced that they will present a retrospective of Christopher W. Benson’s work, on display September 29 – December 31, 2017 in the Museum’s Cushing Building located at 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI. The exhibition illustrates the evolution of Benson’s style over the course of his forty year career as a painter. Raised in

MLK Community Center to host Fall Food Expo

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center has announced that it will be hosting a Fall Food Expo on October 6, 2017. This free event is in partnership with Jamestown Community Farm with funding from an AARP Community Challenge Grant and will be held at the MLK Community Center, 20 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd.,

Edward King House now taking appointments for upcoming Medicare Open Enrollment session

The Edward King House Senior Center is now taking appointments for the upcoming Medicare Open Enrollment session scheduled for October 15th to December 7th. By calling 401-846-7426, appointments will be scheduled for sites that include the Edward King House Senior Center, the Middletown Senior Center, Park Holme Senior Center, Donovan Manor, and the Pemberton Apartments in Jamestown. Please do

Wet Paint raises record-breaking $145,651 for Newport Art Museum

The Newport Art Museum’s beloved art making event and fundraiser, Wet Paint, presented by Russell Morin Catering & Events and Newport Restaurant Group, wrapped up on Sunday, August 13 raising a grand total of $145,651 for the Museum’s exhibitions, outreach, education and historic preservation efforts and setting a new record for the event. On Saturday, 448 artists of all backgrounds, skill levels

First Ever AmpSurf Clinic Launches in Newport County

  For the first time ever, AmpSurf will hold a clinic in Newport County. AmpSurf New England will hold an adaptive surfing clinic at Second Beach in Middletown, RI on September 16th, 2017.  The event involves adaptive surf therapy with certified adaptive surf instructors and is free for anyone with any kind of disability.  The event

Newport County YMCA, RhodySquash and the de Ramel Foundation partner to provide future squash programs in Newport County

On Thursday, August 31st, the de Ramel Foundation announced a gift of $500,000 to the Newport County YMCA to support the future of squash in Newport County. The partnership between the Newport County YMCA, RhodySquash and the de Ramel Foundation began February 1st, 2017. This relationship aligns three organizations with common goals of youth development,

Sail Newport hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to open New Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center

Sail Newport, along with a slate of dignitaries, officials and supporters, celebrated the opening of its new Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center today. Over 200 people joined Executive Director Brad Read for a ribbon cutting ceremony, including Governor Gina Raimondo, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) Director Janet Coit, former

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