Federal Hill Commerce Association: A Brief Summary
The Federal Hill Commerce Association is dedicated to marketing the Federal Hill section of Providence as a vibrant destination to visit, live, work and operate a business. The FHCA endeavors to work with all the stakeholders on the hill including business owners, residents, city and state officials to consistently advocate for the needs of Federal Hill.
In addition, we take on the role to expand tourism activities and awareness, advocate for new economic development projects, and advocate for opportunities to bring increased positive economic impact to the hill. All this is done while always highlighting the rich history and culinary attributes of Federal Hill.
The City of Providence Board of Canvassers shall define as the Federal Hill geographic area that area designated as “Federal Hill”.
Membership in the Federal Hill Commerce Association shall be open to any person or other legal entity that duly pays the annual membership dues. The Board of Directors on an annual basis shall determine the amount of the annual membership dues and types of memberships.
Its board of directors, which shall be composed of persons demonstrating genuine interest in, and genuine support of, the corporation and its activities shall manage this corporation. The Board of Directors shall consist of the President, Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer and up to five (5) members in good standing with the Association.
The current officers are as follows:
Rick Simone – President
Armando Bisceglia – Chairman – Bacco Vino & Contorini
Robert Zorabedian – Vice Chairman – United Valet
Robert D’Amico – Treasurer – D’Amico & Burchfield
Chris Chabot – Secretary – Chabot Gallery
Dave Zarella – Director K&D Enterprises
Jessica Wilkin – Director – Saje Kitchen
Louis Ditoro – Director – Perfect Pages Public Relations
Clara Borges – Director – Carreras Shoes
Ken Turchetta – Director K&D Enterprises
Join the Federal Hill Commerce Association — it’s easy! Start with downloading this application form: FHCA Membership Application 2021. The Board of Directors have approved to increase the membership fee: New and renewed memberships are $300.00. All memberships are voting memberships. Once your application is approved, we will add your company name to our website.
If you are in need of any further information, please feel free to contact Chris Chabot, FHCA Secretary at 401-432-7783.