Fidelity Insurance senior officer, Nicole Obi, Amica Insurance Executive Tom Barrett and WPRI TV reporter Chantee Lans, Senator Juan Pichardo, WPMZ radio host Sandra Cano and Bryant University Chafee Center for International Studies Jerry Cohen provided sound advice that encouraged me to be a better student and contribute to my community says Rogers High School sophomore, Allison Thompson.
The largest class to complete the two day program received certificates at an International Dinner attended by Bryant, Link Officials, and corporate sponsors. Amica Insurance president, Bob DiMuccio, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa were among two hundred on hand for the closing program. In April, the L.I.F.E. program was recognized with an award at the organizations Eastern Area Conference, Incorporated held in Boston
The Greater Providence Chapter of the Links, Incorporated consists of 14 women dedicated to the five programming facets of the organization: International/National Trends and Services; Services to Youth; Health and Human Services and The Arts. Among the chapters signature projects is the nationally acclaimed Harriet Harmon Kelly Art Exhibit Rhode Islands largest privately owned African-American art exhibit and the award-winning L.I.F.E. Program at Bryant University.
The Links, Incorporated founded in 1946, is one of the oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry. The chapter was chartered in 1995.