The Commercial Real Estate division of Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) has provided $6.5 million to Washington Street Holdco, LLC for the construction of a four-story apartment complex in Providence. The complex is being built at 473 Washington Street. The project broke ground in late spring and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
Fourteen community-based food pantries around the state have received donated food and funds to support their work to help those facing hunger thanks to Bank Rhode Island (BankRI). The Bank recently concluded a six-week food drive at all 21 of its branches, leading to more than 4,000 pounds for the pantries.
Bank Rhode Island on July 19 celebrated the opening of a new full-service branch in Cranston, located at 1340 Oaklawn Avenue. The location will serve a densely populated Cranston community as well as a robust business area. It is the bank’s twenty-first branch in the state.
With the issue of hunger in Rhode Island on the rise in recent months as a result of the end of pandemic-related emergency benefits and increased costs, Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) today began a month-long food drive at all 21 of its branches. The collection will continue through Friday, August 18.
Junior Achievement of Rhode Island (JA) is celebrating the results of its signature fundraiser as its community came together to raise $102,260 in support of education programs for local youth.
BankRI Turks Head Gallery: “Sumo Bunni: Paintings by Shari Weschler,” July 6 through September 6, 2023. The branch is located at One Turks Head Place in downtown Providence. Hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 5p.m. The branch is closed on weekends. There will be Gallery Night Providence receptions on two evenings, July 20 and August 17 from 4 to 6:30 pm.
BankRI Pitman Street Gallery: “Still Lifes by John Riedel,” July 6 through September 6, 2023. The branch is located at 137 Pitman Street in Providence. Hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) awarded grants to twenty-eight local nonprofits, investing $77,200 in programs to support Rhode Islanders and better our communities. The funded organizations span all corners of the state.
June is National Homeownership Month and Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) and Pawtucket Central Falls Development (PCF Development) are partnering to offer a no-cost, virtual workshop for new homebuyers. Anyone interested is encouraged to attend.
The investment services team of Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) has grown. The bank today announced it has hired Richard Bergeron as Senior Financial Consultant. Richard brings more than two decades of experience as a financial advisor to BankRI and specializes in investment strategies, financial and retirement planning, and insurance products. With BankRI, Richard services clients statewide and in nearby Massachusetts.