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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Awards 2016 Community Health Grant to Recycle-A-Bike Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Awards 2016 Community Health Grant to Recycle-A-Bike


PROVIDENCE, RI – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is awarding one of six 2016 BlueAngel Community Health Grants (BACHG) to Recycle-A-Bike. Recycle-A-Bike received $20,000 to expand their successful “Pedal Power” program, which teaches youth participants about the health benefits of cycling and outfits them with a bike if they cannot afford…
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Mind Body Barre Grand Re-opening Mind Body Barre Grand Re-opening


You’re invited to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Rehoboth location of the Mind Body Barre holistic fitness studio on Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at 227 Plain St. in Rehoboth, MA. The beautiful, boutique studio is undergoing a huge makeover and is celebrating with a day of free fitness…
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RI Primary Care Pilot Program Seeks to Remove Behavioral Health Stigma, Treat More Patients in Need RI Primary Care Pilot Program Seeks to Remove Behavioral Health Stigma, Treat More Patients in Need


PROVIDENCE, RI – For some Rhode Islanders living with depression, anxiety or substance-use disorder, getting behavioral health support may seem like the impossible. Knowing where to begin, or how to communicate a need for help, isn’t easy. That’s why the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island is working with primary care practices throughout the state to help eliminate…
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Registration for the 40th Annual Save The Bay Swim officially opens on Monday, February 29 Registration for the 40th Annual Save The Bay Swim officially opens on Monday, February 29


PROVIDENCE, RI – Registration for the 40th Annual Save The Bay Swim officially opens today, Monday, February 29, although swimmers were able to reserve their spot two days earlier by registering for The Splash, a charity challenge obstacle course and cold-water plunge held on February 27 at Easton’s Beach in Newport. Five hundred swimmers between the…
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BlueAngel Community Health Grant program BlueAngel Community Health Grant program


PROVIDENCE, RI – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is awarding one of six 2016 BlueAngel Community Health Grants (BACHG) to Farm Fresh Rhode Island. The $30,000 grant will support Farm Fresh’s Healthy Foods, Healthy Families program, which provides free nutrition education to low-income families and incentives for families receiving nutrition assistance vouchers that can be redeemed…
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Save The Bay Kicks Off 40th Annual Swim Registration With “The Splash” Cold Water Plunge and Obstacle Course Save The Bay Kicks Off 40th Annual Swim Registration With “The Splash” Cold Water Plunge and Obstacle Course


NEWPORT, RI – This Saturday morning, Save The Bay kicks off registration for its 40th Annual Save The Bay Swim with “The Splash,” a ¼-mile challenge obstacle course and cold water plunge at Easton’s Beach in Newport. The $30 registration for The Splash comes with a coveted spot in the 2016 Save The Bay Swim, celebrating…
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Blue Cross & Blue Shield Awards Community Health Grants Blue Cross & Blue Shield Awards Community Health Grants


PROVIDENCE, RI– Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is awarding one of six 2016 BlueAngel Community Health Grants (BACHG) to the Boys & Girls Club of Providence. The $25,000 will support Soccer for Success, a program designed to teach young people healthy habits and life skills through the game of soccer. The program will engage 250 youth…
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Hold on to your blubber! Sensational Seals are in the Star of Save The Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium in February Hold on to your blubber! Sensational Seals are in the Star of Save The Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium in February


NEWPORT, RI – The wildly diverse and enduring seal species of Narragansett Bay and beyond take center stage this month at Save The Bay’s  Exploration Center and Aquarium in Newport, where more than 140 different creatures native to the Bay reside for visitors to discover. Throughout February, the aquarium, open from 10 a.m. until 4…
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