“Elf” at the Jane Pickens Theater on December 10th at 2pm. Apart from the showing, there will be a food drive for the Martin Luther King Jr. Center so if you are coming, please bring any non-perishable food items to donate to the nonprofit.
Cremation and green funerals have been growing in popularity as more people seek alternative burial options that are eco-friendly and cost-effective. While these options may seem attractive, there are some disadvantages to consider. One of the most significant ones is that cremation and green funerals either do not provide a physical space to visit for those who are grieving, or the burial site is not easily accessible.
The Potter League for Animals will host its annual year-end review at the Wyndham Newport Hotel on January 26th from 5:30pm to 7:30 pm. This
Anderson Cooper is an award-winning journalist who from afar, might seem to have everything: stellar career, two beautiful boys, money, adored by pretty much everyone.
The Potter League’s Heart & Sole Walk for Animals is on October 16th at Fort Adams in Newport, RI! This walk is to raise money
Between inflation and the ongoing fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, times are tough. Gas prices are high and so are the prices of the most
A garden with healing in mind It is well known that nature helps heal. That is why we are constructing a garden on the north
In 2019 four local women were frustrated in seeing the injustices and hardships faced by the Hispanic and Latinx community on Aquidneck Island. They decided to
Some of you might remember Kim Shute. She was our community relations manager and a person that many turned to when they needed support, especially
Bethany Harvey always saw herself as a person with a sunny disposition. Then her father died in 2017. To combat the grief of losing someone
The decision to seek out a therapist is hard enough, never mind adding to that a global pandemic that makes it unsafe to meet people in person. Due to COVID-19, many therapists will only see patients via virtual platforms, which isn’t always the ideal set up for individuals who feel more comfortable, or feel that they are receiving better treatment, in an in-person session.
Grief is a range of emotions that we will all feel at some point in our lives, yet, when we are going through grief, it can be one of the most isolating times in our lives. Luckily, there are many authors out there who wrote and continue to write about their personal experiences with grief as well as the journeys of others.
Memorial Funeral Home’s staff helped raise money for the Potter League for Animals on Sunday, October 24th at Fort Adams in Newport, Rhode Island during
It is inevitable that at some point, our lives will end. When that happens, it is important that we leave behind clear instructions for what
Most people living on Aquidneck Island know about the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, or at least in part. After all, next year
On the evening of June 2nd, 2021, five dogs and four kittens arrived at the Potter League for Animals after a long journey from El
As COVID-19 went from a rumored outbreak of a mysterious pneumonia in Wuhan, China to a global pandemic, Kurt Edenbach, owner of Memorial Funeral Homes,
It is with much excitement that we would like to announce that Rachel Durbeck is now a fully-fledged funeral director! Rachel’s a 2019 graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a bachelor’s degree in biology.
As the day that marks the loss of a loved one approaches, a sense of dread wells up in us. There is no avoiding it,
As concerns for the environment continue to grow, more and more people are considering how their final arrangements impact the planet. Green funerals, also known as eco-funerals or natural burials, have become increasingly popular in the United States as a way to minimize the environmental impact of traditional funerals.