Do what you like June 20 to benefit Alzheimer’s victims

The Longest Day is a signature event for the Alzheimer’s Association. Held on the summer solstice, June 20, teams across the globe honor those facing Alzheimer’s disease with strength, heart and endurance. From sunrise to sunset, teams participate by putting their passion to good work — doing what they love, trying something new or selecting […]

Priest’s “homily” will lift the spirits of theater patrons 

For a hilarious take on Catholicism, check out what the Rev. Patrick Aloysius Misgivings has to say at the Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC) in Warwick on June 18. The good father, aka Dave Kane, will deliver his divine presentation of stories and one-liners about growing up Catholic in a benefit presentation of “Misgivings,” starting […]

Celebrity Chef Moulton will spice up PBS food and wine tasting

A feast for all the senses will fill the spacious Pawtucket Armory with the aromas, colors, sounds and tastes of an appetizing food and wine tasting for the novice, the enthusiast and the connoisseur to benefit WSBE Rhode Island PBS. In addition, the evening will feature Chef Sara Moulton of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals.” An Evening Uncorked is […]

Fashion action

The Generations of Beauty Mother’s Day Fashion Show and Luncheon was held last month at the Woonsocket Senior Center to raise funds for services. Model Cecile Jasmin is pictured above chatting after the show with Claire Dufreue, left, and Claudette Moore. In the other photo, Linda Thibault, director of wellness for Woonsocket Senior Services and […]

Attendees’ generosity makes fund-raiser winner

It was a parade of hats and stylish outfits for the recent 2nd Annual Alzheimer’s Association Unforgettable Evening & Auction, a Kentucky Derby party, at the beautiful Quidnessett County Club in North Kingstown. More than 150 attendees gathered to join in the festivities and raise more than $35,000 to support programs for Rhode Islanders facing the […]

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 […]

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. […]