For the first time in memory, AIDS Project Rhode Island’s “Dining Out for Life” event will feature three co-chairs. The 11th annual Dining Out for Life takes place this year on Thursday, April 30 at participating restaurants across the Rhode Island area. Funds raised benefit AIDS Project Rhode Island. “Once again, we are honored to have NBC 10’s Mario Hilario join us,” said AIDS Project Rhode Island’s development director Julie Casimiro. “His involvement has been critical to helping us raise awareness of the event and HIV/AIDS,” she said. Mr. Hilario has been anchoring NBC 10 Weekend Sunrise since 1997, is an Associated Press award winner, and is a five-time Emmy award nominee.
Greg Silva, vice president, senior financial consultant for Webster Investment Services, has earned the Five Star Wealth Manager designation from Five Star Professional for the second consecutive year.
Carolyn Lavin of Lavin Marketing Communications has been named a 2014 Solution Provider All Star Award by Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to more than 600,000 small organizations worldwide. The award, given annually to the top 10% of Constant Contact’s international customer and Solution Provider base, selects individuals and organizations for significant achievements leveraging online marketing tools to engage their customer base to drive success.
A new partnership between ChemArt and the East Providence Area Career and Technical Center has given high school seniors the opportunity to explore various career opportunities within the manufacturing industry. The project enables students to work with ChemArt, a manufacturer of decorative ornaments (they manufacture the White House Christmas ornament) and custom designed Frank Lloyd Wright themed jewelry in Lincoln, RI, to oversee the creation of an ornament for their senior class.