North Kingstown, RI – The University of Rhode Island President, David M. Dooley, and Alfred J. Verrecchia, former CEO and Chairman of Hasbro Inc, will deliver the keynote address at the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Business Excellence Awards at Quidnessett Country Club on April 1, 2020 at 5:30 pm.
“As a proponent of improving the business climate and local economy in Rhode Island, I’m honored to speak at the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Excellence Awards dinner with University of Rhode Island President David Dooley. The North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce is a leading business membership organization in the state. With Quonset Business Park as a leading engine of job growth, the Chamber has established job training programs and partnerships with educational institutions and internships with local businesses. This forward-thinking approach will enable people to gain the skills needed to apply for jobs and be successful”- said Al Verrecchia, former CEO and Chairman of Hasbro Inc.
“I’m honored to address the North Kingstown Chamber to highlight the achievements of the University of Rhode Island and share the opportunities on the horizon that will continue to benefit our local communities and business partners. The University is fortunate to have so many local businesses engaged in supporting our students and their success during and after college. I’m grateful our friend and alum, Al Verrechia, will be joining us for the evening and look forward to discussing the importance of his and his wife, Gerrie’s transformative gift to the University” said David Dooley, president of the University of Rhode Island.
The North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Excellence Awards recognizes, awards, and celebrates several local businesses who’ve made a significant impact in the community.
“We are honored to have President Dooley and Alfred Verrecchia as our keynote speakers as they are a wonderful example of how educational institutions and businesses can partner together to support and develop talent pipeline by providing meaningful internships for students,” said Dr. Jim Halley, Chair of the Board of Directors of the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce.
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