• City Year's Starry Starry Night Gala

    City Year's Starry Starry Night Gala

    5/05/2016 — 

    Senator Reed gave remarks at City Year's Starry Starry Night Gala at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.  As City Year's signature fund raising event, the gala was attended by champions, donors, community leaders, and members and staff of Americorps.  City Year is an education-focused organization founded in 1988 dedicated to helping students and schools succeed. 

  • Reed Takes Walking Tour of West Warwick Businesses

    Reed Takes Walking Tour of West Warwick Businesses

    5/05/2016 — 

    Senator Reed undertook a walking tour of new and old business establishments in West Warwick.  Starting at West Warwick Town Hall, where he met with Town Manager Fred Presley, Senator Reed was then taken to Centreville Bank on Main Street, where he met with CEO Tom Lamb to discuss the bank’s ongoing expansion in Arctic, RI, as well as its support of Arctic redevelopment efforts.  The Senator was then led across Main Street to the West Warwick Health Equity Zone, a project coordinated by Thundermist Health Center and the RI Department of Health with support from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to promote healthier urban areas in the state.  The next stop was Gara’s Men’s Shop, a formalwear and suit rental establishment celebrating fifty years in their West Warwick location.  The Senator was then taken to the Arctic Playhouse, a new, all original production local theater.  The final stop on the tour was the West Warwick Senior Center, where Senator Reed was able to join residents for coffee and conversation. 

  • Reed Helps Cut Ribbon for New Edesia Factory In Quonset

    Reed Helps Cut Ribbon for New Edesia Factory In Quonset

    5/02/2016 — 

    Senator Reed joined Governor Raimondo, Senator Whitehouse, and others at the ribbon cutting event for Edesia’s new factory in Quonset Business Park.   Edesia is a Rhode Island-based not-for-profit organization that manufactures specialized ready-to-use foods for malnourished children all over the world.  The new 82,000-square-foot facility at Quonset Business Park will more than quadruple the size of Edesia’s 20,000-square-foot building in Providence.

  • Reed Takes Part in Speaking Program at 2016 State Arbor Day Ceremony

    Reed Takes Part in Speaking Program at 2016 State Arbor Day Ceremony

    4/29/2016 — 

    Senator Reed celebrated Arbor Day and efforts to protect and enhance the state’s tree canopy at a ceremony with Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), the RI Tree Council, National Grid, and the Newport Tree Society.  Following a tree planting, several Rhode Island communities received awards as part of the National Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City and Tree Campus USA programs.  Urban forestry grants for 10 local communities were also announced.  

  • Reed Delivers Remarks at the Armenian Martyrs' Committee 101st Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide

    Reed Delivers Remarks at the Armenian Martyrs' Committee 101st Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide

    4/24/2016 — 

    Senator Reed spoke at the Armenian Martyrs' Committee Commemoration of the 101st Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on April 24, 2016.  Also in attendence were Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Representatives James Langevin and David Cicilline, Governor Gina Raimondo, and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza. The commemoration was held at North Burial Ground in Providence. 

  • Reed Gives Remarks at the Autism Project’s Annual Imagine Walk and Fun Day

    Reed Gives Remarks at the Autism Project’s Annual Imagine Walk and Fun Day

    4/24/2016 — 

    Senator Reed delivered remarks at the Autism Project’s 14th Annual Imagine Walk and Family Fun Day at Goddard Park in Warwick.  The Imagine Walk was followed by a Family Fun Day event that featured an assortment of free activities designed for children and teens with autism and their families, including: a reptile show, obstacle course, bounce house, face painting, arts and crafts, and more.  A member of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Reed has been a staunch advocate for investing in autism-related research and helped pass the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act.

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