Sharks are being wiped out by the tens of millions around the world. So why are we so slow to come to their rescue? Off the coast of Narragansett, a local diver invites us to see past the stereotypes and meet our neighbors.
Commemorating the estate’s hundredth birthday in high style, Blithewold’s “The Celebration of a Century” gala drew a crowd of nearly 400. Guests lingered over a candlelit dinner served on the property’s sweeping waterfront lawn and danced well into the night to the twenty-six-piece Bion Orchestra. A chunk of the $220,000 raised will fund the replacement of the mansion’s original slate roof.
North Central State Airport was a fitting backdrop for Crossroads’ creatively themed benefit “The Journey Home.” Guests sipped cocktails on the tarmac, enjoyed dinner served by waitstaff dressed as pilots, and tested their luck in a raffle featuring trips to Key West and Sedona. The fun grossed nearly $400,000 for Crossroads, the state’s largest provider of services for the homeless.