The PBA Welcomes Jon Richmond to the Board

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The PBA Welcomes Jon Richmond to the Board The PBA Board recently elected Jon Richmond to serve as an at-large member of the Board of Directors. Jon is a Vice President, Branch Sales Manager with BankNewport, in the Portsmouth, RI Branch. He resides in Bristol, RI, originally from Cumberland, RI.  Jon graduated from Cumberland High School in 1999.  Attended University …


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Happy New Year from the PBA. The year started out with a great Polar Bear Plunge on the beach. We are looking forward to the great year this year. Stay tuned for our next event to be announced soon.    

Fall After Hours Oct 11

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Where: Atria Aquidneck Place 125 Quaker Hill Ln. Portsmouth, Rhode Island 02871 When: Wednesday, October 11 2017 from 5:30PM-7:30PM Network with fellow businesses in and around the island while tasting wine from Greenvale Vineyards. Have a chance to enter to win a $50 gift card to Clements’ Marketplace! If you have not done so already, please RSVP to Thank …

Shred-It Event July 22

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Shred-It! Free event to have any unwanted personal documents shredded! Where: Clements’ Marketplace Date: July 22, 2017 Time: 9AM-12PM Sponsored by: Clements’ Marketplace, The PBA & The Town of Portsmouth

2017 Annual Dinner Meeting a Great Success

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The Annual Meeting and Dinner was held on June 21,2017. Guests enjoyed a “Martini Bar” a Raw Bar and an excellent buffet provided by Clements Marketplace. The first revision of the by-laws in the last 10 years was passed and Officers and Board Members were elected or re-elected. Go to the Board Page to see them.

2015 Highlights

John Vit Blog

We have had a highly successful and eventful 2015! Here’s a snapshot of the highlights: We donated $1000 to the Town for the pilot program to support the SRO in August. The PBA donated to the Portsmouth Police Department $250 for the Holiday Drive. Karen’s Hair Design was named Portsmouth Business of the Year. We sponsored the 2015 Portsmouth Plunge, and 2015 Rhode …

Summer’s End 5K Run/Walk for the Portsmouth High School Scholarship Fund

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The Portsmouth Business Association (PBA) will host a “Summer’s End” 5K run/walk on Saturday, September 26, 2015 in Portsmouth, RI. This is a flat and fast 5K course with scenic water views. Leashed pets and baby strollers are welcome! All proceeds from the race will go towards the Portsmouth Business Association Scholarship Fund. Each year, the PBA awards two $1,000 scholarships …

Portsmouth Business of the Year: Karen’s Hair Design

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The Portsmouth Business Association held its annual meeting at Green Valley Country Club in Portsmouth on June 10th. Karen Toti of Karen’s Hair Design, a longtime member of the Portsmouth Business community and former President of the Portsmouth Business Association, was honored as this year’s Portsmouth Business of the Year. Karen Toti was honored with commemorative items from the Portsmouth …