2007-04-19 / News

Paiva-Weed to receive honor

The CCRI Foundation will hold its first "Changing Lives Celebration," honoring three outstanding community leaders while raising funds to help even more students achieve their dreams.

The Foundation will honor Sen. M. Teresa Paiva-Weed (D-Jamestown, Newport), Dr. Brenda Dann- Messier, and Thomas W. Kelly as leaders in the community, education, and business, respectively, in an event held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, at the Liston Campus in Providence.

Paiva-Weed will receive the Foundation's Community Service Award.

Silent auction items include restaurant gift certificates, wine, and tickets to Trinity Repertory Company, the Boston and Pawtucket Red Sox, and Roger Williams Park Zoo. Live auction items include a three-day trip to Las Vegas; a week at a Mexico timeshare; an overnight stay and dinner in New York City; and a $1,200 travel gift certificate from AAA.

Tickets to the event cost $50. Corporate and individual sponsorships are available. For tickets and more information, call 333-7150 or e-mail jwhite@ccri.edu.

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