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Providence Teachers and Students Showcase Environmental Education Partnership with Save The Bay Providence Teachers and Students Showcase Environmental Education Partnership with Save The Bay


PROVIDENCE,RI– On Monday, February 1, from 5-7 p.m., Save The Bay will host the final Teachers in Action Showcase in its three-year partnership with Providence Public Schools. The showcase is a science-fair style exhibition, put together by 20 teachers and their students, demonstrating how their classrooms have applied marine science and environmental education they received…
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Athletes Increasingly Turn to Rhode Island Based Performance Physical Therapist for Post-Concussion Treatment Athletes Increasingly Turn to Rhode Island Based Performance Physical Therapist for Post-Concussion Treatment


PROVIDENCE, RI –The critically acclaimed film Concussion has brought the subject of concussion into a new light for athletes across the United States. In the public health exposé, Will Smith portrays a Nigerian forensic pathologist who tried to articulate to the National Football League his findings in the brains of 4 deceased, professional football players….
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Save The Bay February Vacation Camp Registration Open Save The Bay February Vacation Camp Registration Open


PROVIDENCE, RI – During the February break next month, February 15-19, Save The Bay is offering a week-long February Vacation Camp for students in second- through fourth-grades. Registration is now open at www.savebay.org/baycamps. “February Camp gives kids a great opportunity to get outside during the season when it’s easy to get stuck inside. They get a fresh…
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AIDS Project RI Participates in National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Campaign AIDS Project RI Participates in National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Campaign


AIDS Project Rhode Island is joining with National Black Leadership on AIDS, the Centers for Disease Control, the Black AIDS Institute and other organizations in participating in National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Sunday, February 7, 2016. The national theme is “I am my brother’s and sister’s keeper. Fight HIV/AIDS.” A supporting theme is “Get…
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Nearly 20,000 Pounds of Trash Collected from Rhode Island Shores During International Coastal Cleanup in September Nearly 20,000 Pounds of Trash Collected from Rhode Island Shores During International Coastal Cleanup in September


PROVIDENCE, RI – On September 19, 2015, Save The Bay coordinated the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup in Rhode Island. Nearly 2,200 volunteers statewide participated in the 30th year of the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC), collecting 19,469 pounds of trash over 65 miles of shoreline. The International Coastal Cleanup is the largest global volunteer effort on behalf…
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New In-Home Doula Program New In-Home Doula Program


Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) announced today its new in-home doula program has completed complimentary in-home visits for more than 225 new mothers. The program, which launched exclusively for BCBSRI members in July in partnership with Care New England (CNE), provides mothers who give birth at Women & Infants Hospital a three-hour…
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ShapeUp Announces Winners of Fourth Annual Social Wellness™ Awards ShapeUp Announces Winners of Fourth Annual Social Wellness™ Awards


PROVIDENCE, RI – ShapeUp, the leading global provider of holistic wellbeing solutions, today announced the winners of the 2015 Social Wellness Awards. The awards recognize employers that are transforming health by making it social, and engaging employees in their overall wellbeing. Social Wellness Award grand prize winner Medtronic is honored along with category winners Aon, Florida…
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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Care New England Partner to Offer New In-Home Doula Program to Support Rhode Island Families Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Care New England Partner to Offer New In-Home Doula Program to Support Rhode Island Families


PROVIDENCE, RI – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) announced today its new in-home doula program has completed complimentary in-home visits for more than 225 new mothers. The program, which launched exclusively for BCBSRI members in July in partnership with Care New England (CNE), provides mothers who give birth at Women & Infants Hospital a three-hour home…
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Shape Up RI Debuts New Model for Promoting Health & Wellbeing in Rhode Island Shape Up RI Debuts New Model for Promoting Health & Wellbeing in Rhode Island


PROVIDENCE, RI—ShapeUp, the leading global provider of holistic wellbeing solutions, announced today that its community initiative, Shape Up RI, will embark on a new path to continue promoting health and wellbeing within the Rhode Island community. After a decade of engaging Rhode Islanders in local, online fitness challenges, the organization has adopted a new set…
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All That Matters Statewide Mediation Mob All That Matters Statewide Mediation Mob


SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI – On Saturday, Oct. 24, All That Matters Rhode Island’s award-winning yoga and holistic health center with locations in Providence, East Greenwich and South Kingstown—is hosting a Meditation Mob. Taking place simultaneously at all three All That Matters locations, the Meditation Mob is a group meditation bringing together three communities and hundreds of change…
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