RI Scene

NBC 10 WJAR Wins Edward R. Murrow Award
The Radio-Television News Directors Association honored NBC 10 WJAR with the Edward R. Murrow Award in overall excellence in electronic journalism. The award was presented at the RTNDA Awards Dinner on October 13 in New York.

Left: Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor, NBC Nightly News with Betty-Jo Cugini, vice president of news, NBC 10 WJAR.

Nylo Hotel Opening
The brand new Nylo hotel opened just north of the Warwick Mall in the Pontiac Mills complex on September 2. With 163 modern rooms and a 3,000-square-foot deck off the dining area, the hotel is a trendy new attraction for business travelers flying into Rhode Island.

(Left to Right): Mari Palace, director of marketing for NYLO Providence/Warwick; Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian; Christine Nevers, general manager of NYLO Providence/Warwick.

NYLO Hotel Opening
Bradley Hospital's Garden of Hope

Bradley Hospital’s Garden of Hope
“Garden of Hope” was the theme of the Bradley Hospital Gala held September 19 at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Gardens. Auctions featuring local artwork helped to raise $145,000 for Bradley, the nation’s first psychiatric hospital devoted exclusively to children and adolescents.

Above (Left to Right): Bradley Hospital Board of Governors members Gayle DiPietro, Steve and Daphne Meredith, and Ruth Kauffman. Steve Meredith and Ruth Kauffman also serve on the Bradley Hospital Board of Trustees. 

Rhode Island Monthly's Contest Winner

Rhode Island Monthly’s Home & Garden Grand Prize Awarded
Rhode Island Monthly’s Home & Garden recently awarded a brand new sunroom, courtesy of Rhode Island Home Improvement, to Stephen and Karri Parola of Barrington. The Parolas cast their winning entry at RIMonthlyHome.com. Check out the current Home & Garden magazine, on newsstands now, for your chance to win the new grand prize. To subscribe to Rhode Island Monthly’s Home & Garden, visit RIMonthlyHome.com.

Above (Left to Right): John Aurgemma, president, Rhode Island Home Improvement; Rachel, Stephen, Karri and Lauren Parola; Anthony Aurgemma, president, Rhode Island Home Improvement.