Upcoming Events

November 10, 2021: Toys for Tots Networking Fundraiser 
Ravenous Brewery (10 Industrial Road, Cumberland, RI) from 5-9 pm. NPRM President Betty Galligan will sing a special song with the live band, The Strumdawgs. Bring a new unwrapped toy to donate as your 'entry fee' and enjoy the evening of networking, music and beer. Sponsored by Bob Salvas Momentum Networking and PuroClean. Use the discount code TOYS when registering at:  TOYSFORTOTSEVENT

November 20, 2021: Contact-less Food Drive
The Rotary Club of East Providence/Seekonk will hold a contact-less Food Drive from 1-3 pm in the parking lot of BayCoast Bank (110 Taunton Ave, Seekonk, MA). The public can drive up to donate conveniently from their vehicles, as Club members will be on-hand to offload the donation. Non-perishable grocery items and cash donations accepted. All contributions will benefit Doorways Food Pantry in Seekonk to serve people and families in need.

December 17, 2021: Jingle Mingle Rockin' Holiday Bash
Full Circle (Betty's rock band) will be providing musical entertainment at the Broadway Lounge (535 North Broadway, East Providence, RI) from 8 pm to midnight. Doors open at 7 pm for a mix and mingle networking hour featuring appetizers. Cash bar all evening. FREE. RSVP by December 13 to candace@newberrypr.com.


Past Events

PBN Leaders & Achievers Event
NPRM President Betty Galligan was honored at the "Leaders & Achievers" event at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI in September 2021.

The Marketing Camp
The 2021 Marketing Camp was held in-person at the Canonicus Camp and Conference Center (Exeter, RI) in September 2021. This annual business growth conference is for small business owners who want to take their business to the next level, learning from top industry experts in social media, relationship marketing, sales, email marketing, public relations, videography, and photography. NPRM President Betty Galligan presented "Storytelling PR" as a speaker on Friday afternoon, and participated in the expert panel discussion on Saturday morning.






East Bay Toastmasters: Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month. Due to COVID-19 and stay-at-home advisories, meetings will take place online until further notice. Visit the club's website for more information.

Live Rock Band Shows: Betty is part of a band, Full Circle, a four-piece rock cover band that plays at clubs and bars in the RI, MA and CT region. Be sure to send us your email to be on the official "gig list" to receive email blasts with upcoming band gig dates! Visit Full Circle's Facebook Page for more up-to-date information.

Past Seminar Topics/Venues:


  • "Artificial Intelligence in Communications/PR"
  • "Public Relations in an Online World: The Basics"
  • "Big PR Ideas for Small Business"
  • "Lifestyle Marketing/Consumer Behavior"
  • "Public Relations as a Career"
  • "Cost-Effective Marketing"
  • "Fearless Selling for the Non-Sales Professional"
  • "The Art of Negotiation"
  • "LinkedIn for Business"
  • "Fearless Public Speaking"
  • "How to Use Twitter for Business"
  • "Facebook Pages for Business"
  • "Keys to Marketing Success"
  • “Social Media Ethics” (for healthcare)
  • "Storytelling PR"


  • RI Economic Development Corporation
  • Bryant University Executive Development Center
  • Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Rhode Island Builders Association
  • Riverside Library
  • Center for Women and Enterprise
  • Partridge Snow & Hahn law firm
  • Esmond Public Library
  • North Providence Public Library
  • North Scituate Public Library
  • Greenville Library
  • Centerville Seminar Center
  • 1149 Restaurant, East Greenwich, RI
  • White's of Westport, MA
  • East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce
  • The Marketing Camp, Canonicus Conference Center