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    Monday, March 12, 2018
    January Unemployment Rate Held Steady; Rhode Island-Based Jobs down 200 from December The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January 2018 was 4.5 percent, unchanged from the revised December rate. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down one-tenth of a percentage point from the January 2017 rate of 4.6 percent. The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Political, Press Release
    Friday, February 23, 2018
    PROVIDENCE, RI – Lt. Governor McKee today announced $30,000 in grants secured by his office and the Rhode Island chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association to update the state’s five-year plan on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders. Tufts Health Plan Foundation and the Rhode Island Foundation each pledged $15,000 to support the initiative. The State Plan is a comprehensive blueprint for how ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, Press Release
    Monday, January 22, 2018
    An Update from the State House Pawsox Bill Moves forward Last week the full Senate voted to pass S.2001 – the Pawsox financing legislation. The vote was 26-9 which just met the required 2/3 vote for financial pieces of legislation. Thursday afternoon the House Democratic Caucus met, giving the Speaker the opportunity to gauge where his party was on the issue. Following the caucus, the Speaker ...read more
    Categories: Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 09, 2018
    An Update from the State House Welcome to the first edition of Under the Dome 2018! On January 2, 2018, the legislature began its new year. In the coming weeks, legislation will be filed, hearings will be held and the Chamber may ask you to contact your legislators when the need arises. If you haven’t done so already, please go to the Rhode Island Secretary of State’s web page, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
    Friday, December 22, 2017
    Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training  News Release: Rhode Island-Based Jobs up 600 from October; November Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.3 Percent Article BelowClick Here
    Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017
     
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, December 18, 2017
    University Orthopedics First in Rhode Island to Offer Revolutionary Treatment to Regrow Knee CartilageProcedure Utilizes MACI® Implant to Treat Patients with Cartilage Damage   Providence, RI – University Orthopedics today announced that Dr. Brett Owens is among the first in the country, and first in Rhode Island, to treat patients suffering from knee cartilage damage with an innovative ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, December 18, 2017
    (Middletown, RI):  December 15, 2017 - People's Credit Union was happy to once again participate in the Rhode Island Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program, which was coordinated by the Credit Union's Community Enhancement Committee. The program provides new clothing and or toys for families with children. Angel Trees with tags were set up in the lobbies of all six People's Credit Union branches, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, December 11, 2017
    Governor Gina Raimondo Attends Ceremony at New England Institute of Technology Marking the Hiring of 200 Machinists by RI Manufacturers   EAST GREENWICH, RI – Governor Gina M. Raimondo joined the faculty, staff and students of New England Institute of Technology’s Shipbuilding/Marine and Advanced Manufacturing Institute (SAMI) at a celebration to commemorate the 200 students who have completed an ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Monday, December 11, 2017
    East Greenwich Rotary is pleased to award our “Rotary Community Leader of the Month Award” to Steve Lombardi. The award will be presented to Steve on at our East Greenwich Rotary Lunch. Rotary meets Wednesdays at New England Tech at in room#330. All are welcome to attend. Steve is the Director of the East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce. He has and continues to be a leader in our community with his ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, December 04, 2017
    WAKEFIELD, R.I. – South County Hospital was recently notified that it earned three Women’s Choice Awards for 2018 - America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics, America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety and America’s Best Stroke Centers. Understanding that women in the United States make approximately 80 percent of the healthcare decisions for their families, the Women’s Choice Award was designed to ...read more
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    Monday, December 04, 2017
    CREATE SOME HAPPY!Tools for your caregiving toolboxSouth Kingstown, RI November 30, 2017  Create Some Happy is a free event for caregivers. Come and learn how mindful practices and the creative arts can enhance your own well-being and directly benefit the person you are caring for. “There is so much encouraging evidence unfolding on how the brain works and the many ways we can turn challenges ...read more
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