June 19, 2017

WaterFire Arts Center Celebrates Grand Opening

On June 19th WaterFire Providence celebrated the official grand opening of their new Arts Center with a “Ribbon Burning” ceremony. Speakers at the ceremony included: Leslie Gardner, WaterFire Providence Board President; Senator Jack Reed; Senator Sheldon Whitehouse; Congressman Jim Langevin; Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza; Acting City Council President Sabina Matos, Jeanne Cola, Executive Director, LISC (Local Initiative Support Corporation), Maria Barry, National Community Development Banking Executive, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; and Randall Rosenbaum, Executive Director, RISCA (Rhode Island State Council on the Arts).