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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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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Learn More About Our Honorees

Our theme for this year is healthcare because of the sweeping changes that have taken effect not only in RI but also throughout the country. Affordable healthcare is extremely important and we are recognizing those who have contributed to the effort of expanding healthcare in Rhode Island. Join us for what is bound to be an exceptional night. We will be honoring a number of people and recognizing them for their exemplary leadership in the Latino community. Our Keynote Speaker for the evening is Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Roberts. We will be honoring Dr. Michael Fine with the Community Champion Award. He is the first…
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Meet Our Keynote Speaker and Honorees

'It's a Healthy Affair' Latino Public Radio invites you to our 2014 Community Excellence Awards Gala Our theme for this year is healthcare because of the sweeping changes that have taken effect not only in RI but also throughout the country. Affordable healthcare is extremely important and we are recognizing those who have contributed to the effort of expanding healthcare in Rhode Island. 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. Join us in honoring a number of exceptional people…
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Community

Diabetes Awareness and Health Screening Initiative

Diabetes in the state of RI has increased in the past five decades and it is predicted that the numbers will continue to rise, especially among African American and Hispanic populations. Diabetes remains a chronic disease with no known cure, and without proper control and observations it can have a deep impact on a person's health and quality of life. Yet when managed correctly, health outcomes do improve and certain risk factors of the disease can be prevented.   On Wednesday, April 2, 2014 help kickoff a new initiative. Light refreshments will be offered at 10:00am, and the program will…
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You’re Invited To Our Fifth Annual Gala

Please consider joining us for an evening to honor a number of exceptional people and recognize them for their exemplary leadership in the Latino theme for this year is healthcare because of the sweeping changes that have taken effect not only in RI but also throughout the country. Affordable healthcare is extremely important and we are recognizing those who have contributed to the effort of expanding healthcare in Rhode Island. 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. Our Keynote…
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