Roughly 8,000 people were in attendance according to park estimates. Dignitaries like Governor Lincoln Chafee, Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts and Congressmen James Langevin and David Cicilline were also present. WPRO’s own Kim Kalunian and WPRI 12’s Danielle North served as co-emcees for the event.
Less than 24 hours after President Barack Obama delivered his
State of the Union address, Johnston got its own local update.
Mayor Joseph Polisena gave his State of the Town address
yesterday morning at the Autism Project on Atwood Avenue.
The RI Small Business Journal featured an article on The Autism Project in their current issue. Titled ‘Producing Good’ the text presents ways small and medium size businesses can enhance their organizations and their communities by adopting local charitable organizations in 2013.
The Autism Project will host a support group for parents of children with autism to explore concerns generated from the Sandy Hook School tragedy Wednesday December 19, 2012 at 7:00 pm at The Autism Project headquarters 1516 Atwood Avenue, Johnston, RI. The group will deal with school safety fears and news media links between the shooter and Asperger Syndrome.
Employees of The Autism Project were joined by an unlikely crew of temporary coworkers last Thursday, as staff from the Home Depot and Behr paints volunteered their time to give the non-profit a makeover. - Johnston Sunrise