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RHODE ISLAND PAINTERS FOR SAVE THE BAY

On Thursday November 2nd, Rhode Island Monthly advertisers and staff joined Save The Bay board members and other special guests for a preview party for this year’s “Artists for the Bay” fundraiser. The unique gallery-style showing of more than 100 bay-inspired paintings and photographs is sponsored by Rhode Island Monthly and runs through January 26th at Save The Bay’s headquarters…

FLAMES OF HOPE – A WATERFIRE EVENT FOR LIFE

The city of Providence was decked out in pink for this October 7th fundraising event to benefit the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Foundation, created by Gem Plumbing and Heating. The evening included a torch lighting ceremony on the steps of the State House, a VIP reception catered by the Pinelli/Marra Restaurant Group, and a full lighting of WaterFire.

BRIGHTER FUTURES AWARD LUNCHEON

Family Service of Rhode Island held their Brighter Futures Award Luncheon Monday, November 13th at the RI Convention Center. The event, which was sponsored by Rhode Island Monthly, honored The Boston Red Sox, the PawSox, and the Red Sox Foundation for their support of Quanacut House, a group home for abused and neglected boys.

RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY DESIGN AWARDS

The recipients of this year’s Rhode Island Monthly Design Awards were honored at a lunch reception as part of the Fine Furnishings Providence Show (Friday, October 27th at the Convention Center.) A total of twelve awards were given to local architects and designers for their construction, renovation and interior design projects. The winning projects were featured in the October issue…

LIVE IT UP IN DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE

The Providence Performing Arts Center was the site for the November 13th launch party for “Live it Up’ — a new branding campaign for downtown Providence. The event (and the campaign) was the brainchild of the Downtown Marketing Advisory Committee, a group of partner organizations which includes the Downtown Merchants Association, The Providence Foundation, the Downtown Improvement District, the Downtown…

NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY AWARDS

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Rhode Island Chapter honored philanthropists, philanthropic companies, charitable organizations and volunteers at their National Philanthropy Day Awards luncheon, Tuesday, November 21st at the RI Convention Center. The event, sponsored by Rhode Island Monthly, also served as the unveiling of Rhode Island Monthly’s 2007 Social Datebook – a year-long calendar of charitable events.

FESTIVAL OF TREES PREVIEW PARTY

Rhode Island Monthly was proud to sponsor the third annual Festival of Trees, December 1-3 at the Rhode Island Conven-tion Center. The Festival, which benefited Roger Williams Park Zoo, featured a stunning display of more than 100 professionally decorated holiday trees, designed in a wide variety of themes from the wondrous to the whimsical. Holiday activities and entertainment for all…

Wine and Dine

Wine & Dine Do you hate food shopping? Cooking?  Good news: these places will do the job for you, sometimes even for free. Grocery delivery A surprising number of grocery stores go above and beyond stocking and checking out. Here are a few that offer more services. Clements’ Marketplace 2575 E. Main Road, Portsmouth 683-0180, clementsmarket.com Clements’ will schlep your…

Creature Comforts

Creature Comforts Most people have better relationships with their pets than with anyone else. Why not lavish some well-deserved attention on the one who keeps you the warmest, especially when the only finger you’ll have to lift is the one that dials the phone? Pet Groomers These groomers will fluff and buff the little darlings in the comfort of home….

All About You

All About You How many times have you wished you had a butler, or someone to organize your messy office, or anyone to cook for your family instead of you? Your wish is granted! Personal Concierges Need a personal assistant to keep your life on track? These experts make it easy. The Definitive Concierge 241-7841, definitiveconcierge.com definitiveconcierge@tmail.com Jeffrey Malamud will…