Friday, April 29, 2022
For Our 2022 Gala -- back in person!

Interested in 2022 Savor the Story sponsorship?

Learn about our sponsorship levels and benefits.

Questions? Want to reserve a sponsorship early? Contact PPL Philanthropic Engagement Manager Alex Rempis at

Our 2022 Host Committee

Ed Cabral and Tripp Evans
Kathleen and Barry Hittner
Adriana Dawson
Sally P. McDonald
Stacy Hurley

Laina Crowthers
Billy Kepner and Joseph Zappala
Elizabeth Debs
Eric Rietveld and Nick Autiello
James Leach

Rob and Marilyn Edwards
Jane O'Farrell
Jo DuBiel
Sean Dagesse
Nic Debs

Maureen McDonald
2021 Enlightenment Award Recipient

Maureen McDonald

The Enlightenment Award is presented to those who have demonstrated their commitment to and passion for the mission of Providence Public Library, the ideals exemplified by a life of learning, and the value and importance of sharing knowledge. As we celebrate the Library’s recent transformation and enduring quest to meet the needs of 21st century learners, we enthusiastically recognize and honor Maureen McDonald, an unwavering advocate and dedicated supporter of PPL and its vital role in the community.

Thank you to our 2021 Event Partners

Enlightenment Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

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Kathleen and Barry Hittner

Bronze Sponsors

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Dr. Herbert Rakatansky and Barbara Sokoloff

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The Honorable and Mrs. Bruce M. Selya

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Rosalyn Sinclair