Month: July 2014

CVS/Caremark Charity Classic Parking Detail Volunteers, 2014 Volunteer of the Year

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The public parking detail is one of the most unglamorous aspects of the CVS Classic, but Save The Bay’s Seekonk Speedway parking detail has developed a devoted following. Our Speedway volunteers have become a close-knit “family.” Through their dedicated volunteer efforts, Save The Bay has received necessary funding which has helped the organization survive some of the toughest times.

Providence College, 2014 Environmental Achievement Award Winner

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Gale Gennaro, Director of Environmental Health & Safety at Providence College, has worked closely with Narragansett Bay Commission to ensure that the college does everything possible to keep snowmelt and rain stormwater on site, thereby reducing the amount of polluted runoff from entering Narragansett Bay. Providence College has set itself apart from other colleges in Rhode Island as an environmental advocate.

Holly Ewald, 2014 Environmental Achievement Award Winner

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

After being hired by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts in 2007 to improve signage warning of pollution and other health and safety hazards at Mashapaug Pond, Holly organized an annual celebration of the pond: the Mashapaug Pond Procession.

*Please note:  Be sure to access the Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus through the main entrance on Harborside Blvd. Your GPS may suggest taking Ernest Street to JWU’s Shipyard Street entrance, but that route requires a key card for entry.  

From Route I-95 North or South, take Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue). Head downhill on Thurbers Avenue to US Route 1A (Allens Avenue). Turn right onto Allens Ave. Continue southbound on Allens Ave. into Cranston, where Allens Ave. becomes Narragansett Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Blvd. at the traffic light by the Shell gas station. Follow Harborside Blvd. through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus. At the end of Harborside Blvd., turn right onto Save The Bay Drive. Save The Bay Drive becomes a circular, one-way roadway as you approach the Bay Center. Parking is available in four guest lots after you pass the main building. Enter the building through the main entrance.