Award Winners - 2015

Spirit of the Red Cross

Meet the 2015 Rhode Island Heroes

Officer Robert Brown and Officer Scott Feeley, North Providence Police

On the side of every police car is the motto, “To protect and serve.” Most often, we look to police departments for the protection of our communities to keep us safe. While this is an integral part of their job, Read more...

Workplace Hero

Meet the 2015 Rhode Island Heroes

FM Global

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the union, but it’s also home to an industry giant in the business property insurance world: FM Global. FM Global also is Rhode Island’s largest private company. Read more...

Life Saving Hero

Meet the 2015 Rhode Island Heroes

Arnold (Skip) Buxton

Skip Buxton has dedicated his life to helping others and serving the Rhode Island community.

Skip served the state of Rhode Island as a state trooper for 24 years before becoming the Piermaster, Read more...

Community Resilience Award

Meet the 2015 Rhode Island Heroes

Aquidneck Island Emergency Volunteer Alliance

The Aquidneck Island Emergency Volunteer Alliance is made up of Emergency Management Leadership from Portsmouth, Middletown, and Newport who are working together with American Red Cross, Read more...

Military Hero Award

Meet the 2015 Rhode Island Heroes

United States Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England

The duties of the U.S. Coast Guard are to protect our shorelines, conduct search and rescue missions, and respond to mariner distress calls. Read more...