Community

Raimondo, Kick off 10,000 Small Businesses Program of Goldman Sachs

WARWICK, – Governor Gina M. Raimondo and CCRI College President Dr. Meghan Hughes kick off the orientation of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program in Rhode Island. As part of the initiative’s first ever statewide launch, small business owners will have access to a no-cost practical business education and business support services, and increased access to lending capital.
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Community

The Class of 2016 Foundation Builders, This Year’s Honorees

LPR 1290 AM PROVIDENCE LPR’s Community Excellence Awards Gala is a couple weeks away but we wanted to introduce you to this year’s recipients.   We have what we have named LPR’s Class of 2016, Foundation Builders and then there are our Future Builders. The award is in recognition of their passion, commitment, leadership, achievements and contributions in the education of all RI students. Also, for how they have laid down the foundation of education for those who will lead us in the next phase. The Class of 2016 Foundation Builders: : Dr. Meghan Hughes, Ph. D. Salutatorian Dr. Hughes,  appointed…
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Community

Join Us for LPR’s 7th Annual Community Excellence Awards

LPR's Community Excellence Awards Gala is right around the corner. On Saturday, May 14th, 2016 Latino Public Radio will host their annual gala event. For this year's event we have chosen to focus on education, specifically those individuals who play a part in influencing the next generation of students, professionals, and leaders. We would like to take this year to honor and recognize those who have made strides in the Latino community and left their mark in Rhode Island's educational landscape.   Class of 2016 Foundation Builders Recipients: Todd Flaherty, President & CEO of The College Crusade of RI Heather Tow-Yick, Vice President of…
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Events

LPR Will Be Celebrating Dominican Republic Independence Day

Latino Public Radio (LPR) is celebrating Dominican Republic’s Independence Day with community leaders, advocates and avid listeners to help kickoff the Dominican’s festivities. LPR will start the week of February 15th with special cultural programs as well as music and news segments dedicated to the Dominican Republic until February 27th. Saturday, February 27nd, we will gather a number of extraordinary Dominican individuals and identify their exemplary leadership in support of the Latino community, and for bringing attention to important issues affecting Dominicans and the community at large. This celebration will take place at Wes' Rib House,  38 Dike Street, Providence RI and it…
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Make your gift to LPR today!

Feliz Navidad! Felices Pascuas! Felices Fiestas! 401-942-3881 This year LPR’s year-end pledge drive starts December 14th and it will conclude December 31st with a goal of $30,000. Throughout 2015, LPR’s objective was to serve you and our community. We did that by keeping you and the community informed, empowered and connected by broadcasting the following:  4,000 Local News Cast of 3 minutes  1,560 segments of news including press conferences  208 one hour of educational programming  56 Talk shows of 3 hours each of political and issues concerning our community  Over 2,000 Local Public Service Announcements…
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LPR’s Christmas Pledge Drive

Feliz Navidad! Felices Pascuas! Felices Fiestas!  It is the best time of the year and we want you to join our celebration.  Latino Public Radio (LPR) would like to invite you to our year-end party, LIVE on Saturday, December 19th at 7pm where we will be celebrating Christmas and our year end goal with LPR’s family and friends.  This year LPR’s year-end pledge drive starts December 14th and it will conclude December 31st with a goal of $30,000.   Throughout 2015, LPR’s objective was to serve you and our community.  We did that by keeping you and the community informed,…
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Events

Join Us for LPR’s 5K Walk/Run & Health Fair

join LPR for its first 5k run/walk and health fair LPR's 5K Run/Walk & Health Fair is right around the corner. On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at Roger William's Park Temple to Music, Latino Public Radio will host their very first 5K event. “Take One Step At A Time On The Road to Wellness” We believe this slogan encompasses what we at LPR are trying to achieve with our audience.  By hosting the 5K Run/Walk & Heath Fair we have the opportunity to continue promoting health, education and overall wellness by creating an experience that will give our community the tools they…
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Join Us For LPR’s 6th Annual Community Excellence Awards Gala!

LPR's Community Excellence Awards Gala is right around the corner. On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 Latino Public Radio will host their annual gala event. For this year's event we have chosen to focus on politics. Most everyone can agree that this was a huge year, especially with the recent elections which saw history made in the state of Rhode Island with the first female governor for the state, Gina Raimondo. At the same time we saw many Latinos take office this year, most notably in the city of Providence with Jorge Elorza being elected mayor and Nellie Gorbea winning the office of Secretary…
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Celebrating Dominican Republic Independence

Latino Public Radio (LPR) is celebrating Dominican Republic's Independence Day with community leaders, advocates and avid listeners to help kickoff the Dominican’s festivities. LPR will start the week of February 16th and end it July 27th with special cultural programs of Folklore, Arts and Life as well as music and news segments dedicated to the Dominican Republic. On Saturday, February 21st, we will gather a number of extraordinary Dominican individuals and identify their exemplary leadership in support of the Latino community, and for bringing attention to important issues affecting Dominicans and the community at large. This gala event will take…
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Meet Our Sponsors

With almost 500 attendees, this event is our major fundraiser for the year and it allows us to continue producing new programs and maintain current ones on air. But our sponsors also make a difference for us and we would like to introduce you to them. Gala Sponsors BankRI Brown University Care New England Clinca Esperanza Cox Communications Delta Dental MetLife Navigant Credit Union Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island Providence City Council Providence College ReMax New Horizons Rhode Island National Public Radio Walgreens The Washington Trust Company Women's Care Join us in honoring a number of exceptional people and…
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