Changing Lives 2015
The Community College of Rhode Island Foundation held its signature fundraising event, Changing Lives, “A cultural celebration through food and entertainment” on Thursday, Dec. 3, at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston. As part of the festivities, those in attendance tasted specialties from the Mediterranean, Asia and the Caribbean along with some American cuisine. Live entertainment was provided by alumnus and native Narragansett Indian storyteller Thawn Sherente Harris ’06 and three current students: singer and songwriter Shyanne Aponte; second generation steel pan tuner Jason Roseman a native of Trinidad and Tobago; and magician Dan Cipolla. The event also included a silent auction.