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JobsInRI Virtual RI Career Fair on May 14

#ReadyInRhodeIsland: Chamber Launches T-Shirt
Fundraiser to Support COVID-19 Response Fund

The Chamber would like to take this opportunity to help the local community by hosting a t-shirt fundraiser. A percentage of the proceeds raised will be donated to the Rhode Island Covid-19 Response Fund created by United Way of Rhode Island and The Rhode Island Foundation.

Here’s a t-shirt you’ll be proud to wear to your next Zoom meeting! Check out our online store for more t-shirt designs and our Chamber face mask too!

Reopening Restaurants for Outdoor Dining
A Message from Governor Raimondo: As of May 18, restaurants will be able to begin limited outdoor dining in addition to their take-out, delivery and drive-through operations. Stay informed about the new rules everyone will have to follow.
ReThinkPVD Small Businesses
A Message from Providence Mayor Elorza: Providence is now re-imagining what outdoor experiences may look like during and after COVID-19. As part of this plan, the City has begun to accept applications from restaurants for outdoor dining licenses in alignment with the latest guidance from the Governor and in anticipation of outdoor dining being allowed to resume on Monday, May 18.
Lifespan Resumes Elective Surgical Procedures
Following a decline in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 infections, Lifespan has announced plans to lift restrictions on scheduling elective surgical procedures that were closed due to the coronavirus. Lifespan is now offering access to a limited number of semi-urgent procedures for patients on a case-by-case basis.
Great Boxed Lunches from Pranzi!
Get your individually wrapped lunches delivered safely, quickly and easily from Pranzi. Check out their menu! Also, learn about Pranzi’s Phase 1 expansion with tents and events.
This Week from Fire Works Catering: Shrimp & Grits,
Boston Baked Cod, Breakfast in Bed in a Box, Lunches and More!

Check out curbside pickup specials for Tuesday, May12th to Saturday, May 16th from Fire Works Catering. There will be a limited number available each day, so please order ahead.
JobsInRI Virtual RI Career Fair – May 14
Virtual RI Career Fairs allow job seekers to hear from and virtually meet with employers in a webinar format. Each hour, exhibiting employers present an overview of their company, discuss available positions, and respond to participants’ questions. Job seekers, pre-register now and be entered to win a $50 Visa gift card upon attending the webinar. It’s fast and free.
Delta Dental of Rhode Island Launches
‘Share a Smile’ Campaign to Spread Positivity
and Support Local Restaurants

Delta Dental of Rhode Island has launched a new way to support your favorite local restaurant and treat yourself and your family to something delicious. The company’s new #Share a Smile campaign asks Rhode Islanders to share the names of restaurants that make them smile for a chance to win a $50 gift card to the Rhode Island restaurant of their choice.