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That’s so Rhode Island Gala! Benefits Ronald McDonald House Providence

Join us for Rhode Island’s party of the year! It will be an incredible evening to celebrate all that makes Rhode Island unique while supporting the Ronald McDonald House of Providence and families of critically ill children.

This black tie event will be a fabulous night for a fabulous cause at the historic Rhodes on the Pawtuxet! Guests will enjoy all the flavors of Rhode Island exquisitely prepared by Russell Morin Catering & Events, live and silent auctions and raffles. Get ready to dance the night away with the sounds of World Premier Band!

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Women’s Classic 5K Race 3K Walk Health & Wellness Fair for Ronald McDonald House Providence

This is only women’s only race in RI and it includes many activities for the whole family! Women and girls can participate in the Arden Engineering 5K Run or the Cardi’s Furniture 3K Walk. There are free kids’ races, a Health & Wellness Fair and a Kids Festival with a climbing wall and obstacle course. Certified, flat and fast 5K (3.1 miles) and 3K (1.8 miles) courses from the Brown Stadium through the scenic and historic East Side of Providence, and finishing in Olympic style on the Brown University track. Professional timing and scoring and water stations along the course.

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Ride ‘Round Rhody

Join us for the 10th annual Ride ‘Round Rhody this year! Come enjoy miles of shaded roads throughout beautiful southern Rhode Island, all while making a difference.

Ride ‘Round Rhody has been described as “a ride, not a race”. We have routes of 15, 40, and 80 miles for cyclists of all levels. No matter which route you choose, you’re guaranteed to impact cancer treatment and research for those we share our lives with – our friends, family, and neighbors.

To register, go to and come RRRide with us! We have both fundraising and non-fundraising registration options, and participants can ride with a team or as an individual.

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Cool Event at Aspira !

Stubborn belly fat that won’t go away with diet and exercise? Not Cool. Going to the extremes – even using ridiculous devices or strange “remedies”- to reduce stubborn belly fat? Really Not Cool.

Freezing away fat cells with no surgery and little to no downtime with FDA-cleared CoolSculpting®? Now, that’s COOL.

Join us for a free event to learn more about Coolsculpting. There will be an informational presentation, raffles for Free treatments, free assessments and get the best discounts of the year !
Please RSVP by calling 508-678-1162 or emailing [email protected]

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The Day My Parenting Anxiety Peaked

We’ve all had those days where we have been consumed by a tiny creature riddled with germs.  Yes — I’m talking about the dreaded fever days with a toddler.  I can still replay most of the day in slow motion even three years later.  My eighteen month old daughter had been sick for two days […]

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The Big Squish: My First Mammogram Experience

Over the years I’ve impressed some doctors with comprehensive knowledge of my family’s medical history. However, whenever I’ve uttered that my grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer at 39 years old, I get “the look.”  The “wow-that-was-young” look. My grandmother thankfully survived her cancer ordeal.  But in the early 1960s, folks did not openly discuss […]

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