In January of 2005 Nancy Papagno was volunteering at a folk music venue in Rhode Island. Little did she know that this particular day was going to leave a lasting impression on her forever. It would be the beginning of beautiful friendships and it would lead her to the open… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Papagno
As we all know, WaterFire is made possible by a small army of volunteers and a small but, dedicated staff. WaterFire connects with numerous other organizations and partners to make its events successful. One partner you might not know of is The Fogarty Center. A fellow Rhode Island nonprofit, The… Read More »Building our Community with The Fogarty Center
It’s 4:00 a.m. on a Wednesday morning. While most New Englanders are fast asleep and cozy in their beds, Lynn Levesque has just finished her hour and a half workout. By 5:30 a.m. she is seated at her desk at Rhode Island Hospital accompanied by “Chuck,” the friendly-looking face of… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight: Lynn Levesque
From feeding the fires, to mingling with the crowd, to late nights spent creating vital materials at the Production Shop, Carrie Capizzano, has been one of WaterFire’s most dependable and flexible volunteers since she joined the WaterFire Volunteer Team in 2010. A couple of years ago, I saw on my… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight – Carrie Capizzano
Seven years ago, Sheryl Mason was working at Fidelity Investments in Texas when she came across an email about Fidelity’s sponsorship of WaterFire.
“It looked incredible but, of course, was too far away for me to attend.”
To her disbelief, just a few months later, Sheryl was asked to transfer to the Fidelity Investment office in Smithfield, Rhode Island.