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Sardella’s, 30 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI, 849-6312, 7 to 9:30 pm

Wed 1/7 - Tish Adams, vocal,  Kent Hewitt, piano,  Alan Bernstein, bass

Wed 1/14 - Karen Frisk, vocal, Mac Chrupcala, piano, Alan Bernstein, bass

Wed 1/21 - Dennis Cook, sax, Chris Taylor, piano, Dave Zinno, bass

Wed 1/28 - Dick Lupino, bass/vocal, Greg Abate, sax, Kent Hewitt, piano 


The Chanler, 117 Memorial Blvd; Newport, RI, 847-1300, 6 to 10 pm

Fri 1/16 - Dennis Cook, sax, Chris Taylor, piano, Paul Del Nero, bass

Fri 1/23 - Johnny Souza, trumpet/vocal, Yvonne Monnett, piano/vocal, Dave Zinno, bass

Fri 1/30 - Dick Lupino, bass/vocal, Dave Burdett, trumpet, Chris Taylor, piano


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JA of Rhode Island Announces 31st Annual Achieve-A-Bowl Dates

Junior Achievement of Rhode Island (JA) has announced that this year’s 31st Annual Achieve-A-Bowl will be held on March 21 – 22 and 28 – 29, 2015. Partnering once again with Lang’s Bowlarama in Cranston, Achieve-A-Bowl is JA’s oldest and largest community event, raising over $127,000 last year.

This year, JA expects nearly 1,000 participants from more than 50 local companies to raise money and hit the lanes to support JA’s mission. The funds raised help Junior Achievement provide their programs that focus on financial literacy, workforce readiness, and entrepreneurship to Rhode Island’s K-12 students.

“Achieve-A-Bowl provides a great opportunity to show off your bowling skills, or lack thereof, network and have lots of fun all while supporting a great cause: Rhode Island students,” said Jimmy Burchfield, Jr. of D’Amico - Burchfield LLP and a member of the Junior Achievement Board of Directors. “My teammates and I can’t wait to participate again this March in what we hope will be the biggest and best event to date.”

One hundred percent of dollars fundraised by bowlers will support JA’s programs that are delivered to students in grades K through 12 by community volunteers throughout the state of Rhode Island. These programs offer youth the opportunity to bridge the gap between what they learn in the classroom and the skills they need to be successful in the workplace.

“This event is extremely important to JA as it allows our programs to reach 140 classrooms, or over 3,000 Rhode Island students per year,” explained Lee Lewis, president of Junior Achievement of Rhode Island. “Without the support from our sponsors and bowlers, we would not be able to provide as many young people with essential skills they need to own their future economic success.”

Every year at Achieve-A-Bowl, local companies in the same industry compete against each other in a friendly competition known as The Industry Challenge. The winner is determined by combining the top ten bowling scores with the average dollar amount raised per bowler from each company. Last year’s Industry Challenge winners included Amica Insurance, BankRI, The Bentley Foundation, CVS Health, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, Providence Marriott, Province Mortgage Associates, and Tech Collective.

For more information on Achieve-A-Bowl or to register your team, please visit or contact Mary Babbitt, development and events coordinator, at (401) 331-3850.