On This Day in Newport History: Van Johnson, Actor and Dancer, Was Born in Newport on August 25, 1916


Ryan Belmore is the Writer of What’sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been concerned with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly main it to be named Greatest Native Information Weblog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Month-to-month readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable point out within the Widespread Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry Excessive Faculty and the Neighborhood School of Rhode Island. Along with residing in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Windfall, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore presently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Administrators for Fort Adams Belief and on the Board of Administrators for Potter League For Animals. He beforehand served on the Board of Lucy’s Fireplace and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his spouse, Jen, presently stay in Alexandria, Virginia, a transfer they made in 2021. Learn extra about that right here – https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

Belmore visits Newport each couple of weeks to assist the 12+ paid contributors What’sUpNewp has on the bottom throughout Rhode Island, a spot he known as dwelling for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Native Unbiased Online Information (LION) Publishers, Society of Skilled Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Affiliation.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Yr by LION and received the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County’s Dominque Award.
Belmore could be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.

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