Determination in the Face of Overwhelming Doubt

After a shoulder injury started to slow this local woman down, she knew it would take hard work and dedication to get back on track.


Born and raised in Rhode Island, Emily has spent the last 70 years keeping active and involved in her community. Emily’s 30-year career included working for several of Rhode Island’s larger advertising agencies followed by marketing and development for a children’s theater, and as a business manager for a local art sculptor.  

Emily and her partner, Bill have always loved to stay active, and although they retired years ago, they wouldn’t let anything slow them down.  Emily and her partner now spend their retirement going hiking, kayaking, swimming, playing a round of