The State Society of Rhode Island will host its first annual Rhode to DC event on Saturday, October 14 to celebrate Rhode Island in the District! The State Society of Rhode Island will be featuring Rhode Island businesses, organizations, and their products in Washington. Rhode Islanders who have made important contributions to the state will also be honored with the State Society of Rhode Island Leadership Award. This flagship event will be held at the Homer Building at Metro Center.
Tickets for Rhode to DC can be purchased at a member or non-member rate:
$35 for current members; $45 for non-members and $60 for new membership dues + a Rhode to DC event ticket.
Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite here.
The State Society of Rhode Island is pleased to announce four Leadership Award honorees:
Brian D. Goldner - Chairman and CEO of Hasbro, Inc. and a film producer
Mark Hellendrung - the President of Narragansett Beer
Christian McBurney - the Founder of Small State Big History
Pat Moran - the Development Chair for Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy
A special thanks to our sponsors who have helped make this event possible! This includes: The Narragansett Brewing Company, Dave's Coffee, Granny Squibb Iced Tea, Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau/Go Providence, Rhode Island Red Food Tours, Anchor Toffee, EatDrinkRI, and Yacht Club Soda.
See here for a press release for the event.
If you are interested in volunteering for the event, please contact SSRI at firstname.lastname@example.org.