Portsmouth Business Association donates $250 to Portsmouth Police Departments Annual Holiday Drive

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The Portsmouth Business Association donated $250 to the Portsmouth Police Departments annual Holiday Drive. Pictured from left to right to left are: Steve Squatrito from Atria Senior Living, Jeannie Ingraham from Century21 Trend, Detective Arnold from PPD, John C. Farley from Newport Wealth Management and President of the Portsmouth Business Association, Officer Coyne from PPD, Kara Marley from Savings Institute, …

Fall Foliage 5K Photos

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Thank you to all our participants, sponsors, and volunteers for making the PBA Fall Foliage 5K a success. The event raised enough money to fund our annual Portsmouth High School scholarships award to 2 graduating seniors for $1000 each. Congratulations to Webster McDonald as the overall winner with a time of 19:40 and first place female Emma Lynch with a …

Fall Foliage 5K Run/Walk for the Portsmouth High School Scholarship Fund

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Based on the success of last year’s Rhode Race, the Portsmouth Business Association (PBA) will host a 5K run/walk on Saturday, November 8th in Portsmouth, RI. All proceeds from the race will go towards the Portsmouth Business Association Scholarship Fund. Each year, the PBA awards two $1,000 scholarships to exceptional Portsmouth High School students. The race will begin and end …

PBA Awards Two PHS Seniors $1,000 Scholarships for Academic Excellence

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On June 2, 2014, Portsmouth Business Association (PBA) President, John C. Farley, awarded two Portsmouth High School seniors each a $1,000 scholarship to pursue higher education. The recipients were Charlotte Akin who will be attending Mount Allison University in New Brunswick, Canada and Aaron Prendergast who will be attending Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. Scholarships are awarded based on academic …

Portsmouth Business of the Year 2014: Greenvale Vineyards

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The Portsmouth Business Association recently held its annual meeting at the Polo Pavilion at Glen Farm, Portsmouth, on June 18th. During the meeting, the association members elected the following: Officers President: John C. Farley – Newport Wealth Management Vice President: Katherine Gagliano – Amplify Marketing Secretary: Jeannie S. Ingraham – Century 21 Trend Realty Treasurer: Kara M. Marley – Savings …

An open letter to the Town Council and citizens of Portsmouth:

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The Portsmouth Business Association (PBA) would like to formally state its objection to the Portsmouth Town Council’s decision to award a contract without giving local businesses an opportunity to bid. The Town Council has contracted a website design firm, CivicPlus, based in Manhattan, Kansas to redesign the Portsmouth town website. Local businesses were not notified of this project or were …

3.75 Mile Run/Walk “Rhode Race” to Celebrate Portsmouth’s 375th Anniversary

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In honor of Portsmouth’s 375th anniversary, the Portsmouth Business Association (PBA) will host a 3.75 mile run/walk on Saturday, November 16th at Common Fence Point in Portsmouth, RI. All proceeds from the race will go towards the Portsmouth Business Association Scholarship Fund. Each year, the PBA awards scholarships to two exceptional Portsmouth High School students who intend to pursue a …

2013 Portsmouth Business of the Year: All Island Landscape

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The Portsmouth Business Association recently held its annual meeting at Portsmouth Abbey on June 5th. During the meeting, the association members elected the following: Officers President: John C. Farley – Newport Wealth Management Vice President: Katherine Gagliano – Amplify Marketing Secretary: Jeannie S. Ingraham – Century 21 Trend Realty Treasurer: Kara M. Marley – NewportFed Board Members at Large Raymond …

PBA Sells Reusable Shopping Bags to Raise Scholarship Funds

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In honor of its 20th anniversary, the Portsmouth Business Association (PBA) has produced 1,000 cotton reusable shopping bags that celebrate the spirit of shopping local. The bag reads: “I shopped local…before it was cool!” All proceeds from the sale of the bag will go towards the Portsmouth Business Association Scholarship Fund. Each year, the PBA awards scholarships to two exceptional …

2012 Portsmouth Business of the Year: Clements’ Marketplace

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Wednesday night at Scampi, Clements’ Marketplace, their employees and the Clements’ Family was honored as Portsmouth Business of the Year by the Portsmouth Business Association in conjunction with the Portsmouth Rotary Club. Clements’, a second-time recipient of the award, was recognized for its philanthropic contributions to the community and an enduring reputation for providing quality goods and services. Over 100 …