Baby Steps Celebrates First Inaugural Fundraiser
The Chinese Tea House, situated on the grounds of the Marble House, 596 Bellevue Avenue, Newport will be the setting of the Inaugural Fundraiser to Benefit Baby Steps. The event will be held on Saturday, August 29 from 6-8 pm and will feature cocktails and Chinese Canapés.
The Honorary Chairs for the event are Clay Pell and Michelle Kwan and Honorary Hosts are Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Dr. Sandra Whitehouse. The Host Chairs are Guillaume and Molly de Ramel and Cathy and Jeffrey Siegel.
Tickets are available at the following levels: Benefactor - $1,000; Sponsor - $500; Friend - $250; Patron - $125 and Young Friend - $50 (guests under 35 years). Tickets purchased at the door are $150 per person. For more information and to purchase tickets contact Linda Finn at LindaF6@cox.net or 401-258-6851. Buy tickets online.
Baby Steps, a program of East Bay Community Action Program, is a community-funded educational outreach program providing support for families with newborns and up to three years of age. Its mission is to engage caregivers in activities focused on affecting child development.
Back to School Celebration Provided 400 Back Packs
East Bay Community Action Program’s East Bay Family Health Care (EBFHC) celebrated National Health Center Week by hosting Newport County’s Back to School Celebration Event on Saturday, August 15, 2015.
EBFHC partnered with the state-wide Back to School Celebration Committee in offering this event which featured free school supplies, food, entertainment, fun activities, a free book distribution and educational information for families. The Ronald McDonald mobile dental care van was also at the event. See pictures.