Besides being one step closer to Friday, here are more reasons to love this Thursday:
- Tonight's Food & Wine Expo for those 21+ will turn out to be music to your ears. Why? Besides the live entertainment provided, the proceeds will benefit the high school music programs in Middletown, Portsmouth and Newport.
- Converting the five Navy Surplus lands to other uses on Aquidneck Island continues to be the talk of the towns. Tonight the Aquidneck Island Reuse Planning Authority meets at 6 p.m. with displays and discussions set up to engage the public to help decide how to best use all this coastal real estate.
- The American Cancer Society is seeking participants for its Aquidneck Island Relay for Life fundraiser to take place Saturday, May 21.
- Who wants a thousands bucks for college? The Newport County Realtors Association is accepting applications for two scholarship awards to go to two Newport County residents. The deadline is April 30, 2011.
- Do you know a good student, neighbor, athlete, scout or relative who deserves recognition? Nominate him or her as a Middletown Patch Whiz Kid!