Celebrating 150 of Providence Police Department History at the WaterFire Ballroom. Photo by John Nickerson.

150 Years of Providence Police History and Celebrating French Culture in RI

Bronwyn Dannenfelser and Barnaby Evans spoke with Providence Police Chief, Hugh T. Clements and Bob Burke, owner of the Pot au Feu restaurant and creator of the Providence Independence Trail.

Full Episode:

Segments:

  1. Hugh T. Clements
  2. Bob Burke

Swing Night at the WaterFire Ballroom

2014 marks the 150 year of the establishment of the Providence Police Department and they celebrated by joining WaterFire Providence on August 9th for the first WaterFire Ballroom event since 2012. The event was swing themed; featuring Roger Ceresi and The All Starz, and Tony Cerbo.

At our July 12th, 2014 lighting we were joined by Bob Burke who performed a Champange Sabrage to celebrate Bastille Day. Mr. Burke was inducted into the Moët & Chandon Club de Sabreurs in 1990 and one is of only 6 Americans in the exclusive French society.

Episode 5 – Broadcast July 16th, 2014 | Featured image by John Nickerson.

2 thoughts on “150 Years of Providence Police History and Celebrating French Culture in RI”

  1. Hi,
    May I have more information about anything regarding this program’s events especially French Culture in RI 2015

  2. Hi Bonnie, you can see the 2015 WaterFire Providence event schedule on our main website: http://waterfire.org/schedule

    We don’t have any specifically French events planned for this year, but new elements and special events are being added all the time. You can follow WaterFire Providence on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/waterfireprovidence) for updates or sign up for our newsletter: http://waterfire.org/newsletter/

    Thanks for you interest in WaterFire Providence.

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