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GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: RI Business Competition Names 12 Semi-Finalists

The Rhode Island Business Competition has announced that 12 semi-finalists have been selected in the 2019 competition, which will culminate next month with the awarding of prizes valued at $185,000.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health PBM Solutions Blunted the Impact of Drug Price Inflation, Helped Reduce Member Cost, and Improved Medication Adherence in 2018

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that, in 2018, the company's pharmacy benefit management (PBM) solutions blunted the impact of drug price inflation achieving a negative -4.2 percent price growth for non-specialty drugs and a 1.7 percent price growth for specialty drugs.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Junior Achievement/Citizens Bank Teens & Personal Finance Survey

A new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) and Citizens Bank shows that 63 percent of teens believe they will be financially independent of their parents by the age of 30, meaning that more than a third of teens surveyed do not hold this belief. The survey is being released in conjunction with Financial Literacy Month, which is April.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Pharmacy Launches Same-Day, On-Demand Rx Delivery Nationwide

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced that it is now offering prescription delivery within hours in addition to their 1-2 day prescription delivery service available nationwide.

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND: Pension Fund earns $106 million in February

Rhode Island's pension fund earned $106 million from investments in the month of January, posting a 1.31 percent return.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Save The Bay offers volunteers opportunities to join or lead Earth Day cleanups throughout April

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Save The Bay has organized several beach cleanups around Narragansett Bay, giving individuals, families and groups many options for getting involved, before, during and after the Earth Day weekend.

TEXTRON INC.: Textron to Release First Quarter Results on April 17, 2019

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) will release its first quarter 2019 financial results on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Marie Bernardo-Sousa, LP.D., '92, has been appointed president of the Providence Campus of JWU

Marie Bernardo-Sousa, LP.D., '92, has been appointed president of the Providence Campus of Johnson & Wales University (JWU).

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Fights Rise In E-Cigarette Use Among Young Adults With More Than $1 Million In New Giving To Advance Tobacco-Free Policies On College Campuses

As part of its commitment to building healthier communities, CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] today announced more than $1.4 million in new giving through the CVS Health Foundation to 82 U.S.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: BankFive Announces Promotions

BankFive has announced the promotion of several employees within the organization.

RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL: RI Hospital leads trial of new model for pharmacies in opioid care

Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded $1.6 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the effectiveness of providing medication and care at pharmacies to people with opioid use disorder, compared to usual care pathways at specialty clinics and doctors’ offices.

MIRIAM HOSPITAL: Study supports value of video games in promoting physical activity

Research led by a behavioral scientist at The Miriam Hospital is providing further evidence that active video games, such as the Wii and Xbox Kinect gaming systems, can help sedentary individuals achieve more physical activity than traditional exercise.

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND: Colonel James M. Manni Sworn in as 14th Superintendent of RI State Police at State House Ceremony

Colonel James M. Manni today became the 14th Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police after being sworn in by Governor Gina M. Raimondo during a formal ceremony attended by hundreds of well-wishers at the Rhode Island State House.

TEXTRON INC.: Textron Declares Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.02 per share on the company’s Common Stock.

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND: Raimondo Inaugural Committee Makes $50,000 Donation to RI Community Food Bank

Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that her 2019 Inaugural Committee raised a total of $50,000 to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Meet Mayor Mutter on March 7

The NRI Chamber of Commerce invites members of the Cumberland business community to a meeting with Mayor Jeffery Mutter.

OCEAN COMMUNITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: World of Woodpeckers on Feb. 26

Winter is a wonderful time to learn about woodpeckers with the leaves down they are easier to see.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Save The Bay Taste of The Bay June 13th

Join Save The Bay for a Bayside celebration of the flavors, sights, and sounds of Narragansett Bay, following Save The Bay’s Annual Meeting.

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