• Reed Tours Tolman High School's JROTC Leadership Education Program

    Reed Tours Tolman High School's JROTC Leadership Education Program

    12/11/2017 — 

    Senator Reed met up with RI's Secondary School Principal of the Year Chris Savastano at Tolman High School in Pawtucket to meet cadets in the school's JROTC Marine Corps Leadership Education Program. 

  • Reed Presents Silver Star & Purple Heart to Vietnam Veteran

    Reed Presents Silver Star & Purple Heart to Vietnam Veteran

    12/08/2017 — 

    Senator Reed presented Jamestown resident and Vietnam veteran Paul Harvey with medals he earned but never received for his service during the Vietnam War.  A veteran of the United States Army, Mr. Harvey received a Silver Star Medal, the military’s third-highest personal decoration for valor in combat, as well as a Purple Heart Medal with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, among other awards.  

  • Reed Presents WWII Veteran With Overdue Military Medals

    Reed Presents WWII Veteran With Overdue Military Medals

    11/20/2017 — 

    Senator Reed presented overdue military medals to 94-year-old World War II veteran and West Warwick resident Thomas Rogerson.  Mr. Rogerson was drafted into the army from the Civilian Conservation Corps and was stationed in Pearl Harbor during the Second World War.  Medals being received by Mr. Rogerson will include the Good Conduct Medal, the American Defense Service Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, and the Honorable Service Lapel Button WWII. 

  • Reed, RI Food Bank Release Status Report on Hunger in RI

    Reed, RI Food Bank Release Status Report on Hunger in RI

    11/20/2017 — 

    Senator Reed joined the Rhode Island Community Food Bank for the release of the organization’s 2017 Status Report on Hunger.  Founded in 1982, the Rhode Island Community Food Bank has since distributed millions of pounds of food to those in need of assistance through its network of member agencies across the state.  To meet demand, the Food Bank solicits food donations from the public and from the food industry, including supermarkets, food manufacturers and growers. 

     

  •  Reed Helps Cut Ribbon at New Affordable Senior Living Complex

    Reed Helps Cut Ribbon at New Affordable Senior Living Complex

    11/20/2017 — 

    Senator Reed helped cut the ribbon at ChurchWoods, a new, affordable senior housing complex in Charlestown.  The complex will provide 24 rental units across seven buildings for seniors ages 55 and over.  Construction of the complex was made possible with federal funds secured by Senator Reed, including $4.4 million in a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) as part of recovery efforts after Superstorm Sandy in 2012.  

  • Reed Highlights Importance of Small Business by Touring Local Small Businesses in Wickford

    Reed Highlights Importance of Small Business by Touring Local Small Businesses in Wickford

    11/20/2017 — 

    Senator Reed joined representatives from the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) in touring local small businesses in Wickford and urging Rhode Islanders to shop locally.  The small business tour, which began at Tavern by the Sea in the center of the village, stopped at multiple business locations.  The tour took place ahead of the national “Small Business Saturday” campaign, which was celebrated this year on Saturday, November 25 and is designed to highlight the impact and importance that small businesses have on our local communities and the economy.  Tour stops included the Wickford Gourmet Factory Outlet, Green Ink, Green River Silver Company, Mermaid’s Purl, and J.W. Graham.

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