• Reed, RI Delegation Celebrate Health Center Week

    Reed, RI Delegation Celebrate Health Center Week

    8/18/2017 — 

    Senator Reed joined the RI congressional delegation and health officials from the Rhode Island Health Center Association at the Providence Community Health Center to celebrate the support and needed care that health centers provide to commities in Rhode Island and across the nation. 

  • Reed Presents Bronze Star to World War II Veteran

    Reed Presents Bronze Star to World War II Veteran

    8/16/2017 — 

    Senator Reed hosted a medal presentation ceremony for World War II veteran Mr. James Coppola at his office in Cranston today which was attended by his daughter (Mrs. Sidra Nikolyszyn) and grandson (Mr. Jonathan Nikolyszyn), and other well-wishers.  Mr. Coppolla was presented with the Bronze Star and other medals he earned during WWII. 

    Mr. Coppola, who will be married 70 years in September to his wife, Doreen, lives in North Smithfield, served in the U.S. Army during World War II and saw significant combat action.

    In addition to the Bronze Star, Senator Reed presented Mr. Coppola with other military awards, including: the Good Conduct Medal; Meritorious Unit Commendation; European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal With 2 Bronze Service Stars; World War II Victory Medal; Army of Occupation Medal with Germany Clasp; Combat Infantryman Badge 1st Award; Honorable Service Lapel Button WWII; and Marksman Badge With Rifle Bar.

  • Reed Tours Cherry Mill Manor Assisted Living Facility in Johnston

    Reed Tours Cherry Mill Manor Assisted Living Facility in Johnston

    8/16/2017 — 

    Senator Reed joined Mayor Polisena for a visit to Cherry Hill Manor Nursing and Rehab Center in Johnston to discuss issues related to assisted living and other topics related to Rhode Island's seniors. 

  • Reed Visits Dassault Systemes Location in Johnston

    Reed Visits Dassault Systemes Location in Johnston

    8/16/2017 — 

    Accompanied by Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena, Senator Reed continued his tour of various locales throughout the town with a visit to Dassault Systemes, a multinational software company that develops 3D design, 3D digital mock-up, and product life management (PLM) software.

  • Reed Visits DownCity Design Program at Providence Career & Tech Academy

    Reed Visits DownCity Design Program at Providence Career & Tech Academy

    7/24/2017 — 

    Senator Reed visited the Providence Career and Technical Academy's DownCity Design Program, where he visited two programs: Explore Design, which is a design career exploration program funded in part by a REAL JOBS RI grant through the Department of Labor and Training, and Design/Build Studio, supported by United Way of RI, in which youth are designing and building small-scale projects for non-profit clients in Providence. 

  • Reed Helps Unveil New Path Signs at Rocky Point Park

    Reed Helps Unveil New Path Signs at Rocky Point Park

    7/21/2017 — 

    Senator Reed joined Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, Governor Raimondo, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) Director Janet Coit, and members of Leadership Rhode Island at Rocky Point Park in Warwick to unveil a series of ten newly-installed pathway signs.  The signs depict various sites and attractions that once stood within the iconic amusement park, including the Saltwater Pool, the Shore Dinner Hall and the Skyliner, and they offer a unique opportunity for visitors to reminisce on the historical significance of the park.  A member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Reed earmarked more than $2.25 million in federal funding in the early 2000s to help the state acquire 41 acres of waterfront property at Rocky Point and preserve it as a public recreation area. 

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