Community honor


Wendy Joering, director of community rngagement and security liaison at the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, was one of 18 recipients of the first annual community appreciation award given by the Providence Police Department. 

At the recent ceremony, she is pictured with (left to right) Thomas Verdi, deputy chief of police; Col. Hugh T. Clements Jr., chief of police; Joering; Providence Councilwoman Mary Kay Harris; Mayor Jorge Elorza and Public Safety Commissioner Steven M. Pare.