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The Chamber Member Newsletter

As a regional Chamber, we are proud to serve 13 communities in Northern Rhode Island: 

BurrillvilleCentral  FallsCumberlandFosterGlocesterJohnstonLincoln

North ProvidenceNorth SmithfieldPawtucketScituateSmithfield and Woonsocket



Chamber President/CEO John Gregory receives 

Leadership Rhode Island Inspiring Leader Award






John Gregory the President/CEO of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce was recognized by Leadership Rhode Island as a leader who is an effective convener, facilitator, bridge builder and alliance creator.



Savings: Discount RX Card 

Residents of Rhode Island have access to free discount prescription drug cards compliments of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber. The Northern Rhode Island Chamber Rx Card is a free prescription assistance program that was launched to help uninsured and underinsured afford their prescription medications. The program, which is free to everyone, provides savings of up to 75% on prescription drugs. 


Click Here for your Discount RX Card




A New Initiative

Open to all Rhode Islanders and designed to create space for

folks to be heard, to listen, to reconnect, and to promote civic and civil dialogue





Based in Smithfield, R.I., Navigant Credit Union is Rhode Island's oldest credit union. Navigant Credit Union has provided its members with unparalleled financial products and services, as well as community support, for over 100 years. With more than $1.5 billion in assets, more than 65,000 members, 13 branches with the 14th being built, Navigant Credit Union supports its members through access to products and services, conservative financial management and commitment to the communities where they operate. Whether it’s to own a home, start a business or anything in between – the employees at Navigant Credit Union will gladly help you achieve your dream. The Providence Business News named Navigant Credit Union one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island. Visit to learn more.




Each week, the Chamber spotlights a Corporate Sponsor. These members go above & beyond to support Chamber efforts throughout the year.Get to know our sponsors by reading the weekly profiles. This week’s spotlight is on Coastway Community Bank.





Since Coastway Community Bank opened its doors nearly 100 years ago, we have been committed to improving the lives of our neighbors, both with the products and services we offer and the volunteer work we do in our community.

With a wide variety of checking and savings options, mobile and electronic banking products and personalized service, our customers have come to expect top-notch banking from Coastway. We have repeatedly been named #1 SBA Business Lender, both in the number of loans and dollar volume. And Rhode Island Housing has honored Coastway as Participating Lender of the Year, securing more RI Housing mortgage loans for home buyers than any other participating lender, for the last several years.

Since 2010, our employees have volunteered 30,000 hours to non-profits across the state. Coastway offers a comprehensive and customizable financial education curriculum to schools and community groups. And employees serve as mentors through programs such as Mentor RI and Inspiring Minds. On any given day, our staff can be found volunteering at the Food Bank, shelters, nursing homes, schools and after-school programs.

To learn more about Coastway, visit

Member FDIC | Equal Housing Lender







Join Us! Official Ribbon Cutting 

School of Rock - North Providence

April 6, 2018 - 10:30 am

1270 Mineral Spring Ave.

Unit LL15
N. Providence, RI 02904






Cox Business is a division of Atlanta-based Cox Communications, Inc., the nation's third-largest cable broadband communications company. A full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions, Cox Business Services excels at helping businesses of all sizes generate greater efficiencies. The company offers high-speed Internet services; fully hosted and managed voice and long-distance services, dedicated voice, data and video transport services and premise-based security solutions for home offices, small, medium, and large-sized businesses, school districts, and hospitality, government and military properties in 28 markets across the nation.  For more information, call 401.615.2412.



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