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Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty Opens in Providence

Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty proudly announces the opening of their new brokerage office on Providence’s East Side. The new office joins Gustave White’s Newport and Westerly offices to serve clients throughout Rhode Island and Sotheby’s elite international clientele.

(left to right): Peggy Pickford, sales associate; owners Christina West and Paul Leys; and broker/manager Liz Taber outside of their new location. 


Celebration of Mercy

The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Northeast Community held a fundraiser on May 8 at the Providence Performing Arts Center honoring Marie Langlois from Washington Trust with the Governor’s service award. The reception was followed by a performance of The Drowsy Chaperone.

(left to right): Lisa Churchville, president and general manager of NBC 10 WJAR; Marie Langlois, managing director of Washington Trust Investors; William Hatfield, president, Bank of America, Rhode Island; Sister Irene Nerney of The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Northeast Community; and John Warren, chairman and chief executive officer of Washington Trust.



John DePetro

John DePetro Honored for Talk Show

On May 8, downtown at The Prov, WPRO’s John DePetro celebrated being named the 2008 Associated Press Winner
for Best Talk Show.  

(left to right): Steven Laffey, former Cranston mayor, celebrates with longtime friend John DePetro and his two daughters, Jacqueline and Kate DePetro. 



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Business Expo

The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo 2008, sponsored in part by Rhode Island Monthly, was held May 6 and 7 at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The two-day event featured speakers, seminars, networking receptions and more.

(left to right): Rhode Island Monthly’s Nicole Roussell, marketing assistant, and Jennine Bacon, marketing consultant, at the Rhode Island Monthly booth, which also featured Steingold Volvo.