From  the Executive Director, Robert Hofmann

Dear Friends of the Continental Sloop Providence:
This spring, a generous corporate supporter of the PMHF's
education programs, Bacou-Dalloz, of Smithfield, RI,
presented the PMHF with a check for $5000.00 to benefit
Gallagher Middle School. With this funding, Gallagher

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From the Quarterdeck, Captain Steve Brown

Each season, we bring on a new crew. This year, we asked them to interview each other, as a way to get to know one another.  I think you'll enjoy getting to know them too.

                                                                    Captain Steve Brown

Chief Mate Jon Krisman (interviewed by Fielding Dupuy)

Despite his relative youth, Chief Mate Jon Krisman has a wealth of sailing and boating experience.  Jon has been
sailing full-time on tall ships for the better part of the past

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Volunteers Come Together for Sloop Providence Paint Party
by Kathleen McQuillan-Hofmann, PMHF Communications Director

I always get excited when Captain Brown informs me that he needs volunteers for a specific day. We have so many
wonderful volunteers, and its fun to see who can make it and what skills they will bring to a that project. Our paint party on Saturday, April 29
th was no exception. Five people came that day. They traveled from all over Rhode Island. Each person, Charles Channing, Sabrina Woods, Tom Grant, Parker Wood, and  Jay Higgins, had a unique story to tell about how and why he or she became involved with the Providence, and I am happy that each agreed that I could share their stories.

Charles Channing is a retired gentleman. When he sold his own boat, he began looking for volunteer opportunities so that he could "do something useful". He found the Sloop
Providence listed on the Volunteer Center of Rhode Island

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The Sloop Providence's
Great Lakes Adventure

Attention young people!

Join us for our Cadet Academy (ages 12-14) and Midshipmen Academy (ages 15-17). week-long programs this summer in the Great Lakes as part of the American Sail Training Association's
Tall Ships Challenge.

Live aboard the Sloop
Providence. Learn the arts of traditional sailing and modern seamanship. Learn the value of teamwork and perseverance.

Click here for our schedule and more information 

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