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Post Date: 08/26/2008
Headline: Kimberly Crawley Named Sales Manager at Waterman Grille in Providence
Body: PROVIDENCE, RI – August 26, 2008– Newport Restaurant Group, a division of Newport Harbor Corporation (NHC), is pleased to announce the appointment of Johnston, RI resident Kimberly Crawley to the position of Sales Manager at Waterman Grille, located at 4 Richmond Square, in Providence, in the former Gatehouse Restaurant space. For more information or to make reservations, please call 401-521-9229 or visit  

“We are thrilled to welcome Kimberly to our team,” said Corey Barriera, General Manager.  “Her experience in sales and event planning is unparalleled, and her expertise will be a great resource for all of our clients, whether they are planning a meeting, rehearsal dinner, or cocktail party.”

Prior to joining Waterman Grille, Kimberly worked at Save The Bay, first as a Development Events Coordinator then as Events Manager, where she organized, managed, and executed all fundraising events, secured sponsorship support, and developed budgets for events such as the annual Citizens Bank/Save The Bay Swim, The Big Splash – 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Save The Bay Swim, and the organization’s Annual Meeting & Luncheon.

Before Save The Bay, Kimberly was a Tourism Assistant at the Providence Tourism Council, where she developed and executed events for the City, including the IceFire Winter Carnival, Celebration of Women, and the 2002 Independence Day Celebration featuring the return of the Mayflower II to Providence.
A graduate of Providence College, Kimberly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Business Studies and is President Elect of the Rhode Island chapter of the International Special Events Society.  She resides in Johnston, RI.

Waterman Grille is open for dinner Monday – Thursday, 4:00 pm – 10 pm; Friday & Saturday, 4:00 pm – 11 pm; and Sunday, 10:30 am – 9:00 pm, serving brunch and dinner.
Waterman Grille is situated on the East Side of Providence overlooking the Seekonk River and a short distance to major hotels and all the Capitol City has to offer. Originally built as a gatehouse, to control the operation of the “Red Bridge,” the building’s distinct style maintains its historical character, while offering all the modern amenities of today. Fashioned with creativity, the menu marries the quality of fine cuisine with casual dining. Choose from an extensive array of small plates featuring wood-fire grilled specialties and seasonal comfort food, coupled with the flavors of locally grown and organic produce, paired with a fine selection from our boutique wine list.

Waterman Grille is a member of the Newport Restaurant Group, a division of NHC. Newport Restaurant Group’s award-winning portfolio of restaurants includes: Castle Hill Inn & Resort, The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille, The Boat House Restaurant, Trio, The Smokehouse Café, and Blackstone Caterers. Newport Restaurant Group provides the highest quality culinary experience with a creative, thoughtful and responsible approach in preparing all of our menus. Food is one of the fundamental joys of the human experience, and it is therefore our goal to provide our guests with an unparalleled culinary experience in a welcoming and unique, service-oriented atmosphere.

NHC, an employee-owned (ESOP) hospitality company, located in Newport, RI. Newport Harbor Corporation owns and/or operates many well-known businesses in the Newport, RI, area. For more information on Newport Harbor Corporation, please visit the website at

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