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July 24, 2017

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Newport Daffodil Days Festival

Newport’s Daffodil Festival Raises $33,000 for Free Bulb Give-Away And Planting This Fall

Three fund-raising events during the 4th Annual Newport Daffodil Days Festival raised over $33,000 for Daffodillion’s annual free bulb give-away at Easton’s Beach on October 14th and for planting by the city and volunteers this fall, according to festival organizers. Additional proceeds will go to the Tree Society’s Heritage Tree program, part of Newport’s Arboretum.

Norman Bird Sanctuary

Norman Bird Sanctuary Will Celebrate the Return of Spring at the 35th Annual Birds and Breakfast

Norman Bird Sanctuary welcomes the community to continue the beloved springtime tradition at the 35th Annual Birds & Breakfast on Sunday, May 21st. Featuring a gourmet spread prepared by The White Horse Tavern’s Executive Chef Rich Silvia, this is not your traditional May breakfast. Guests indulge on a carved steamship round of pork, salmon scrambled

Newport County Young Life “Friend Raising” a Great Success

The EFC Newport 2017 Year of Care program has completed two months of active “friend raising” and volunteering for the Newport County Young Life organization.  Over the course of the past eight weeks volunteers completed a variety of service acts for this multicultural ministry that focuses on at-risk/pregnant high school-aged girls. From the several “Bibs

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

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