Gear up for car show

Automobile enthusiasts and exhibitors should motor over to the Evergreen House Health Center in East Providence for a classic custom car show slated for May 24 from noon to 3 p.m.  Exhibitors interested in the event can register by calling Julie Fox, director of marketing for Evergreen, at (401) 438-3250. The $10 registration fee will […]

Season to celebrate

The 3rd Annual Winter Wonderland celebration was held recently at the Evergreen House Health Center in East Providence. The festivities, which generated donations from attendees to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, included entertainment by Laura James, pictured here singing to the Evergreen residents and their relatives and friends as well as employees of […]

Chefs heat up R.I. chapter’s fund-raiser

Chefs, celebrity judges and musicians helped to cook up another successful fund-raising event for the Alzheimer’s Association Rhode Island Chapter. The 4th Annual Culinary Affair, formerly called the Culinary Challenge, was held recently at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston. “We salute the chefs from the health care communities who make this wonderful food for […]

Alzheimer’s Association benefitting from walkathon at Providence College

Michelle LaFrance’s family was shocked when her father, Richard, was diagnosed with a rare form of dementia at the age of 66. Following the diagnosis of Lewy body dementia, Richard’s career as a successful computer programmer at an insurance company came to an end, and Michelle, her two sisters and her mother had to cope […]

Help make life good for pets

You can have a good time and support a great cause by going to the 2nd Annual Seekonk Save A Pet Society Craft and Vendor Fair on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the grounds of the Dr. Kevin M. Hurley Middle School, 650 Newman Ave., Seekonk. The rain date is […]

Fund-raiser boosts efforts to end disease

The prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. has made battling and curing the illness an urgent public health issue. In addition to claiming millions of victims, the disease takes a heavy toll on caregivers. Many of them are relatives of the victims, and they suffer emotionally, physically and financially. “As Alzheimer’s disease is already […]

Car show to benefit wounded veterans

Rev up your engines and head over to Euclid Financial Services, 225 Newman Ave., on Sunday, Aug. 18, for a car show from noon to 5 p.m. Besides the hot wheels, the family-friendly event will include hot dogs and hamburgers, giveaways and tunes from the ‘50s to ‘70s, according to Jason Wells, Euclid’s regional director. […]

Make tracks to help end dreadful disease

The Alzheimer’s Association Rhode Island Chapter’s annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s is more than a fund-raiser. It is an event that gives participants the opportunity to learn about the disease and related research; and how to advocate for victims and caregivers and enroll in clinical trials. To maximize participation, the walk, which drew upward of […]