BankRI Galleries Present Shari Weschler

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 Galleries Present John Riedel

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.

RI Nonprofits Awarded $77K in Charitable Grants

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.

Homebuyer Workshop Offered Free on June 6

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.

BankRI Hires Richard Bergeron as Sr. Financial Consultant

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.

Children’s Book Drive Sets New High Mark

The results of Bank Rhode Island’s (BankRI) recent Children’s Book Drive are in and the number is higher than any previous year. Thanks to an outpouring of generosity by the community, the effort led to 9,916 books to support Books Are Wings programs.

BankRI to Open Two new Branches by Summer 2023

Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) will be expanding its footprint with the opening of two new branches by the coming summer. The bank today announced a location in Newport in Bellevue Plaza, and another on Oaklawn Avenue in Cranston. The two branches will bring BankRI’s statewide total to 22 once open.

BankRI Awards $93,000 in Grants to Rhode Island Nonprofits

In support of local nonprofits and the services they provide Rhode Islanders and the state’s communities, Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) has awarded $93,000 in grants to organizations. The grants have been received by a total of twenty-eight nonprofits, with a particular focus on supporting programs in the areas of education, human services, and the arts.

No-Cost Virtual Class for New Homebuyers Offered April 4

With April being National Financial Literacy Month, all Rhode Islanders are invited to attend a no-cost, virtual workshop on the planning and process of purchasing a home. Titled, “Let’s Talk Money: Buying a House,” the session will be held live on Zoom on Tuesday, April 4 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Those who wish to attend are asked to register in advance online at:

Statewide Children’s Book Drive Begins March 1st

On March 1, Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) kicks off its 2023 Children’s Book Drive at all 20 of its branch locations. This is one of the largest annual collections held in support of Books Are Wings, which also coincides with National Reading Month.

All BankRI locations will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.