YMCA Open Registration for 2020 Summer Camp
May22

YMCA Open Registration for 2020 Summer Camp

Another Step Closer to Summer Camp!! Start planning your summer 2020! The good news is Governor Baker has begun the reopening of the economy in Massachusetts this week. And while summer camps are listed in Phase 2, it does provide us with a good measure of hope that we may be able to open in early summer. Just exactly when yet is still unknown. We also learned the Departments of Early Education and Care and Public Health are...

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Beach Safety Guidelines and Restrictions in Mashpee
May22

Beach Safety Guidelines and Restrictions in Mashpee

Here’s what to know about going to the beach in Mashpee this summer: The Mashpee Town Beaches will be staffed beginning the weekend of June 20,2020 between 9:00 am – 4:00 PM. Beach stickers are required between June 20, 2020 and September 7, 2020. Beach stickers are available through the Town Clerk’s Office. Please visit their Department website for more information. Do I need to wear a mask or face covering at the beach?...

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Cleaning of Restrooms Best Practiced Memo
May22

Cleaning of Restrooms Best Practiced Memo

  The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs released a memo detailing best practices for cleaning public restrooms: 5-18-20-eea-covid-19-cleaning-of-restrooms-best-practices

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Investing in the Local Boys & Girls Club Helps Kids Avoid Risky Behaviors
May22

Investing in the Local Boys & Girls Club Helps Kids Avoid Risky Behaviors

The 2019 Data is In! Investing in the Local Boys & Girls Club Helps Kids Avoid Risky Behaviors   Boys & Girls Clubs provide so much, educational and career support, access to healthy snacks and meals; arts, fitness and sports, and right now –live virtual programming as the virtual school day ends, along with online homework help and free tutoring, and a host of online teen programs, including online job skills.  Boys &...

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Boys and Girls Club Neighborhood Initiative to Help Kids Through the Lockdown and Encourage Fitness
May22

Boys and Girls Club Neighborhood Initiative to Help Kids Through the Lockdown and Encourage Fitness

KEEP THEM HOPPING! A BOYS & GIRLS CLUB NEIGHBORHOOD INITIATIVE TO HELP KIDS THROUGH THE LOCKDOWN AND ENCOURAGE FITNESS The Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod is sponsoring a Cape-wide event to help cheer kids up while they are at home, get them out to enjoy the spring weather, and encourage fitness!  It’s called KEEP THEM HOPPING! All homeowners  on Cape Cod have to do to brighten the day of our Cape Cod kids is get out there and...

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Paycheck Protection Program Relief Efforts 
May22

Paycheck Protection Program Relief Efforts 

Paycheck Protection Program Relief Efforts RAM continues to receive questions from members regarding loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program.  In particular, members are concerned with the lack of clear guidance on how to determine whether borrowed funds will have to be repaid as a loan or forgiven as a grant. In addition, many members still unable to resume operations due to current Government shutdown orders are also...

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All Essential Businesses are Required to Self-certify by May 25th to Remain Open
May22

All Essential Businesses are Required to Self-certify by May 25th to Remain Open

All Essential Businesses are Required to Self-certify by May 25th to Remain Open   Non-essential retail stores continued to be limited in Phase One, with expansion to allow for curbside pickup on May 25th. However, ALL “Essential Businesses” that remain open have until May 25, 2020, to comply and self-certify with the new safety standards.  A COVID-19 control plan template is provided on the state site to satisfy the...

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SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application
May20

SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application

SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application Release Date: Friday, May 15, 2020 Release Number: 20-41 Contact: press_office@sba.gov Washington—Today, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application. The form and instructions...

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Reopening Massachusetts: Baker-Polito Administration Initiates Transition to First Phase of Four-Phase Approach
May18

Reopening Massachusetts: Baker-Polito Administration Initiates Transition to First Phase of Four-Phase Approach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2020 CONTACT Sarah Finlaw sarah.finlaw@state.ma.us Reopening Massachusetts: Baker-Polito Administration Initiates Transition to First Phase of Four-Phase Approach Public health data, key metrics established to track real-time progress, determine advancement to future phases while mandatory workplace safety standards, sector-specific guidance issued to all Phase 1 industries, businesses, customers and...

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Phase 1 Reopening Details for Massachusetts Businesses
May18

Phase 1 Reopening Details for Massachusetts Businesses

Governor Charlie Baker announced the following industry sectors may open, with guidance, in Phase I on the following dates: May 18 – Travel: all travelers to MA urged to self-quarantine for 14 days. Lodging restricted to essential workers only *Restaurant & Hospitality workgroup convened May 15 to develop procedures for reopening May 18 – Houses of Worship May 18 – Essential Business: Manufacturing Construction May 18 – Hospitals...

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Need Your Answer Today for Federal Funding
May13

Need Your Answer Today for Federal Funding

Hello Members, We, the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, with Coastal Community Capital, are applying for federal funding to provide much needed loans to COVID-19 affected businesses. We need to quantitatively demonstrate there is a demand for the loans. Your answers may help us secure the funds. Please reply asap: Will your business need a loan to survive? If so, how much do you anticipate you will need? Do you have any other comments...

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Four-Phase Approach to Reopening the Massachusetts Economy
May12

Four-Phase Approach to Reopening the Massachusetts Economy

The Baker-Polito Administration announced yesterday a four-phase approach to reopening the Massachusetts economy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and published Mandatory Workplace Safety Standards that will apply across all sectors and industries once reopening begins. Businesses and activities that provided “COVID-19 Essential Services,” per Governor Baker’s March 23 rd order, will continue to operate. Certain businesses and activities...

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CapeSpace are offering “Shift Worry into Opportunity” webinar
May12

CapeSpace are offering “Shift Worry into Opportunity” webinar

CapeSpace are offering “Shift Worry into Opportunity” webinar Many people feel as though they are on a gigantic, never-ending roller coaster. Do you just want off of this ride so you can start taking action? Join Helen Kosinski, Professional Certified Coach, for this Lunch & Learn Webinar as she talks about how you can shift worry into opportunity. Proceeds will benefit the MSPCA. When: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from...

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Is your business really ready for the SURGE?

Is your business really ready for the SURGE? Over 100 business owners on the last ZOOM training… Don’t miss out. I will be training again on Wednesday, 5/13 at 12 PM EST… for free. Register here https://bit.ly/surgeinvite Learn how to modernize your business for the “new normal.” No-Cost Workshop – You will learn: The new model of doing business that doesn’t require a lot of time or technology...

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Mashpee Commons presents #LocallyCapeCod small business profile series
May07

Mashpee Commons presents #LocallyCapeCod small business profile series

April 27, 2020 – Mashpee, Massachusetts: Mashpee Commons is committed to supporting local small businesses in the community during this difficult time. In an effort to support, the Commons has launched a new small business spotlight series on social media throughout April and May called #LocallyCapeCod. Participating businesses receive an individual spotlight on the Mashpee Commons Facebook and Instagram pages. Each post introduces...

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Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely
May07

Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely

The General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts CAPE COD & ISLANDS LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION State House, Boston 02133-1053 Senator Julian Cyr · Representative Sarah K. Peake Representative Timothy R. Whelan · Representative William L. Crocker, Jr. Representative David T. Vieira · Representative Randy Hunt · Representative Dylan Fernandes Contact: Frank Schulze (Senator Cyr’s office) May 6, 2020 508-562-0840 (cell)...

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Highfield Hall & Gardens presents Looking Up,  an environmental science lecture series through 2020
May07

Highfield Hall & Gardens presents Looking Up, an environmental science lecture series through 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   DATE: May 5, 2020 CONTACT: Lisa Walker, Executive Co-Director 508-495-1878 ext. 311; lwalker@highfieldhall.org   Highfield Hall & Gardens presents Looking Up, an environmental science lecture series through 2020   (Falmouth, Massachusetts): Highfield Hall & Gardens is pleased to announce the next talk in the series Looking Up. Highfield Hall began the year 2020, welcoming the Cape Cod...

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Major Crisis Relief Fund Accelerates Aid to Hundreds of Cape and Island Residents
May07

Major Crisis Relief Fund Accelerates Aid to Hundreds of Cape and Island Residents

Contact: Gary Woonteiler, Woonteiler Ink, 617-584-1032, gary@woonteilerink.com Judy Walden Scarafile, 508-362-4467, judyscarafile@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Responding to Coronavirus: Major Crisis Relief Fund Accelerates Aid to Hundreds of Cape and Island Residents Fund now totals over $900K, but demand expected to exceed available funds Barnstable, MA, May 5, 2020—Since March, the Major Crisis Relief Fund (MCRF)...

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Cape Cod 5 Supports Local Businesses through SBA Paycheck Protection Program
May07

Cape Cod 5 Supports Local Businesses through SBA Paycheck Protection Program

Cape Cod 5 Supports Local Businesses through SBA Paycheck Protection Program Between both rounds of funding made available by the Treasury and the SBA, Cape Cod 5 has been able to secure funds for 2,065 businesses on Cape Cod, the Islands and in Southeastern Massachusetts Since the U.S. Treasury and Small Business Administration (SBA) originally released the details of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), as part of the Coronavirus...

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Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents
Apr30

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents

  Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod   For Immediate Release (April 29, 2020) – The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released three (3) documents for a 21-day public review and comment period. Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments. Draft Federal Fiscal Year (FFY)...

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Highfield Hall & Gardens to introduce the Spring Culinary Series, Out of the Pantry Cooking
Apr30

Highfield Hall & Gardens to introduce the Spring Culinary Series, Out of the Pantry Cooking

DATE: April 29, 2020 CONTACT: Lisa Walker, Executive Co-Director 508-495-1878 ext. 311; lwalker@highfieldhall.org   Highfield Hall & Gardens to introduce the Spring Culinary Series, Out of the Pantry Cooking Fridays in May 2020, from 11 am -12 pm (Falmouth, Massachusetts) Highfield Hall & Gardens takes the Highfield kitchen straight into your home via real-time ZOOM classes. Without missing a beat, Culinary Director Gail...

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS  FY2021 Small Business Technical Assistance  Grant Program
Apr30

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FY2021 Small Business Technical Assistance Grant Program

Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation is pleased to announce the request for proposals for participation in the Fiscal Year 2021 (July 2020 – June 2021) program. About the Program The Small Business Technical Assistance Grant Program expands economic and entrepreneurial opportunity throughout the Commonwealth. The program is designed to complement and enhance traditional public and private small business assistance networks...

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Baker-Polito Administration Extends Non-Essential Business Closures to May 18th, Announces Reopening Advisory Board
Apr30

Baker-Polito Administration Extends Non-Essential Business Closures to May 18th, Announces Reopening Advisory Board

Baker-Polito Administration Extends Non-Essential Business Closures to May 18th, Announces Reopening Advisory Board Gatherings of 10 or more prohibited until May 18th, Stay at Home Advisory Remains in Effect BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration extended the essential services emergency order to May 18th and launched a Reopening Advisory Board that will produce a plan to the Governor by May 18th. The Administration also announced...

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A Letter from the Women’s Club of New Seabury
Apr30

A Letter from the Women’s Club of New Seabury

  Dear Neighbors and Friends, As we all continue to travel this uncertain path, the Women’s Club of New Seabury’s Executive Board came to the realization of the difficulties before us in order to honor the commitment made to our philanthropy beneficiaries. It has become clear that due to the immense time required for planning, soliciting, organizing and publicizing the WCNS’s only fundraising event, as well as our intent to...

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Webinar: Options for Businesses During a Downturn
Apr30

Webinar: Options for Businesses During a Downturn

Options for Businesses During a Downturn Furloughs, WorkShare, Layoffs & PUA When: Thursday, April 30, 2020 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, Coastal Community Capital and Cape & Islands Workforce Development Board present “Options for Businesses During a Downturn” Webinar.  Learn more about Furloughs, WorkShare, Layoffs and the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for self-employed /1099 / gig...

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Governor Charlie Baker extends Stay-at-Home order until May 18th
Apr28

Governor Charlie Baker extends Stay-at-Home order until May 18th

Read More Here: https://www.wcvb.com/article/gov-baker-gives-coronavirus-update-april-28/32302618?fbclid=IwAR0JEHSGyho9V31s2Qm26JTObLUi5QvNbyskYNBw5omIHln6OQekHGYlOJA

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Paycheck Protection Program Resumes Today
Apr27

Paycheck Protection Program Resumes Today

Paycheck Protection Program Resumes Today The Small Business Administration will resume accepting PPP loan applications on Monday, April 27 at 10:30 AM EDT from approved lenders on behalf of any eligible borrower. This will ensure that SBA has properly coded the system to account for changes made by the legislation. Read more > SBA’s Virtual Events: Tuesday, 4/28/20 at 1pm Marketing Advice to Combat an Economic Downturn...

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Important Message From Lannik Law
Apr23

Important Message From Lannik Law

Memorandum:  We Are Still Open for Business I came back from Antarctica on March 12, 2020, and despite plans to unpack over the weekend and hit the decks running the next Monday, I went to the office on March 13th   to make plans in response to the Covid-19 crisis.  I had learned about the extent of Covid-19 as I traveled from the safety and remoteness of Antarctica through two South American countries and Florida to get home.  Given...

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Lujean Printing is Here to Meet Your Printing Needs
Apr22

Lujean Printing is Here to Meet Your Printing Needs

We are Here to Meet Your Printing Needs Lujean Printing is open and ready to print all your Plans, Tuff Copies and Scan to files   Along with Signage Truck Lettering, Envelopes, Business Cards & Invoices,   We leave your job when ready in the foyer for pick up or we can deliver   Give us a call 508-428-8700 or email us L.printing@comcast.net   We are here for all customers printing...

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Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod Live On- Line Programming for April 27 to May 3
Apr21

Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod Live On- Line Programming for April 27 to May 3

The Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod continues to provide live online video programming until the local schools re-open.   “The staff  is producing at least 2 live programs a day to keep kids connected to the Boys & Girls Club through live online meetings – giving them an outlet at the end of the virtual school day to do something fun and to connect with familiar faces and routines.”   The Club offering a variety of...

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Restaurants: How consumer trends are shifting during COVID-19, part 1

The award-winning editorial teams from Nation’s Restaurant News, Restaurant Hospitality and Food Management are hosting a series of webinars for the foodservice industry to showcase solutions and leadership strategies for operators during the coronavirus pandemic. These webinars, available live and on-demand, will feature industry experts and leading operators and provide take-home solutions to implement in your own locations. Title:...

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File for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
Apr21

File for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

We are happy to announce that claimants are now able to file for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) They can do so by applying at: www.mass.gov/pua PUA is a program open to the following individuals: ·    Self-employed individuals, including gig workers, freelancers, and independent contractors ·    Those seeking part-time employment ·    Claimants that have an insufficient work history to qualify for benefits ·    And claimants...

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New Guides and Resources from the U.S. Chamber
Apr21

New Guides and Resources from the U.S. Chamber

The U.S. Chamber continues to create, update, and evolve its various guides and resources to continue bringing you and your members the information you need during this difficult time. NEW! Independent Contractor’s Guide to CARES Act Relief – Click here to view the new Independent Contractor’s Guide to CARES Act Relief. In addition to the new Independent Contractor’s Guide to CARES Act Relief, we encourage you to continue...

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Holly Ridge Golf Club Restaurant Offering Takeout!
Apr21

Holly Ridge Golf Club Restaurant Offering Takeout!

We have decided to begin take out from the Holly Ridge Restaurant with a limited menu and pick up times. Our first week we will have a handful of cold sandwiches as well as a few prepared items to choose from. Pick up times will be from 4:00pm – 6:00pm Wednesday thru Saturday. In addition, we have decided to bring back some items from our Fish Friday menu. Those items will be cooked to order and available for pick up on Friday only...

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Stewart Painting Introduce Virtual Quotes
Apr21

Stewart Painting Introduce Virtual Quotes

Quick. Easy. Virtual. You’re probably stuck at home due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. You’re probably noticing a lot more jobs around the house that need to be done like House Washing, Painting and Carpentry. But who wants anyone coming out to the house right now? Introducing Virtual Quote How it works: Click on the link below and we send you a text. Click on the link in the text, answer a few questions, take a walk-through video...

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Annual Town Election Date Changed to June 23, 2020 7 am until 8 pm
Apr17

Annual Town Election Date Changed to June 23, 2020 7 am until 8 pm

Annual Town Election Date Changed to June 23, 2020 7 am until 8 pm at the Quashnet School Special and Annual Town Meeting June 15, 2020 7 pm at Mashpee High School Watch Town Manager’s Video Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNa2hwd3mj8

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NEW Notice: SBA Debt Relief Program
Apr17

NEW Notice: SBA Debt Relief Program

NEW Notice: SBA Debt Relief Program As part of SBA’s debt relief efforts, under section 1112 of the CARES Act: The SBA will automatically pay the principal, interest, and certain fees of current 7(a), 504, and microloans for a period of six months. The SBA will also automatically pay the principal, interest, and fees of NEW 7(a), 504, and microloans issued prior to September 27, 2020. Read the SBA Procedural Notice for guidance...

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U.S. Chamber Foundation Launches Grant Program to Support Small Business Recovery
Apr16

U.S. Chamber Foundation Launches Grant Program to Support Small Business Recovery

Keeping your distance is good for public health, but many of America’s small businesses are struggling. The U.S. Chamber Foundation is working to help as many employers as possible stay afloat during the worst of the crisis. Through their new Save Small Business Fund, qualifying businesses in the United States and its territories can apply for $5,000 emergency grants. Learn more at savesmallbusiness.com.

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Spice & Tea Exchange Offer Curbside Pick-up
Apr15

Spice & Tea Exchange Offer Curbside Pick-up

Spice and Tea Exchange of Mashpee – 941-301-7629 – Curbside pick up available at your local store by calling 774-271-1452 . Plus, online orders and free shipping available. Orders will ship in 3 – 5 business days.

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Updated Paycheck Protection Program FAQs
Apr14

Updated Paycheck Protection Program FAQs

*UPDATE* 4/13/20 – the SBA is reporting that there have been over 941,000 applications approved totaling over $228 billion, and nearly 4600 lending institutions. Frequently Asked Questions The Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, intends to provide timely additional guidance to address borrower and lender questions concerning the implementation of the Paycheck Protection...

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Update on Unemployment Eligibility Information
Apr14

Update on Unemployment Eligibility Information

Update on Unemployment Eligibility Information for individuals who are temporarily unemployed due to lack of work because of COVID-19. Read the letter from the state here.

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Compliance for the Hospitality Industry and Small Businesses
Apr10

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Compliance for the Hospitality Industry and Small Businesses

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Compliance for the Hospitality Industry and Small Businesses Hear from the United States Department Of Labor regarding FFCRA Compliance and Enforcement and have your questions ready to be answered! As most United States employers are aware, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “FFCRA”) became effective on April 1, 2020 and will remain in effect until December 31, 2020. On April 1,...

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SBA’s disaster programs spelled out in just a few clicks.
Apr09

SBA’s disaster programs spelled out in just a few clicks.

Don’t know where to get started? SBA’s disaster programs spelled out in just a few clicks. Start with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and to see forms, etc; then next to Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and advance; then next to Express Bridge Loans and then next to Debt Relief for existing and future SBA 7a, 504, and microloans. The following questions might help point you in the right direction. Do you need:...

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Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod Virtual Easter Egg Hunt
Apr03

Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod Virtual Easter Egg Hunt

The Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod Invites the Community to Join in an Egg-citing Virtual Easter Egg Hunt! Because the Easter egg hunts have been canceled, the Boys & Girls Club Of Cape Cod wanted to do something Egg-stra Special for kids this week, so they are planning what they hope will turn into a Cape-wide virtual Easter Egg Hunt. They are calling on all businesses, families, friends, everyone! – to color, or paint,...

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Senate Homeowner and Renter Legislation Advances
Apr02

Senate Homeowner and Renter Legislation Advances

Senate Homeowner and Renter Legislation Advances The Massachusetts Senate Ways and Means Committee late Tuesday approved emergency legislation providing temporary protections for renters and homeowners during the COVID-19 emergency. The measures are intended to ensure housing security while people are being advised to stay home to achieve collective public health goals. The Senate Ways and Means committee proposal provides for...

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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Apr02

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Program Overview The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. SBA will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest,...

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List of Services at Mashpee Commons
Apr01

List of Services at Mashpee Commons

Mashpee Commons compiled a list of available services and restaurants open for business: http://mashpeecommons.com/our-covid-19-updates/

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Wicked Important Update for Seasonal Businesses from Cape Cod Chamber
Apr01

Wicked Important Update for Seasonal Businesses from Cape Cod Chamber

For businesses that “exist” but may not have been open at the start of the state of emergency due to the Coronavirus pandemic due to the regular pattern of seasonal operation , you may still qualify for the recovery loans created by the CARES Act. While you were not specifically providing a service, you were likely preparing to open, taking reservations, etc. The state’s office of Economic Development and Housing is encouraging you to...

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A Message from The Enterprise
Mar31

A Message from The Enterprise

Dear Business Colleagues & Friends, The framers of the First Amendment deemed newspapers essential, as did Governor Baker when on March 23 he ordered all non-essential businesses to cease in-person operations. Fact of the matter is that all businesses, including yours, are essential—to you and your families and to your customers and clients. The Enterprise news team, as it has for 125 years, is doing its best to keep you and your...

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SCORE Webinar Workshop – 4 Pillars of an Effective Website
Mar30

SCORE Webinar Workshop – 4 Pillars of an Effective Website

Webinar – 4 Pillars of an Effective Website: Web veteran Dale Shadbegian leads a discussion of the best elements of a website in four parts – strategy, best practices, creativity and sanity check. Participants should garner research based tips on how to get the most out of their website. Friday, April 3, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT Register here.

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The Boys & Girls Club is doing live programming for an hour every week day at 4pm
Mar30

The Boys & Girls Club is doing live programming for an hour every week day at 4pm

The Boys & Girls Club is doing live programming for an hour every week day at 4pm when children’s virtual school day is done!  Just like any normal day, children can join the Boys & Girls Club staff every afternoon to visit and take part in activities in real time. They are sending links to the daily programs hosted on ZOOM via email notices sent at 3:30 each weekday, or on their FaceBook Page at 3:30.  these programs...

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Cape Cod 5 Commits $500,000 to Support Local COVID-19 Relief Efforts
Mar30

Cape Cod 5 Commits $500,000 to Support Local COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Cape Cod 5 Commits $500,000 to Support Local COVID-19 Relief Efforts Pledge includes immediate philanthropic donations to local organizations, along with financial assistance for its customers and community members and other support measures Hyannis, MA – As part of its community commitment, in response to the unprecedented situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Cape Cod 5 announced today a commitment of $500,000 in...

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Massachusetts Announces State Income Tax Filing Deadline Being Extended to July 15
Mar27

Massachusetts Announces State Income Tax Filing Deadline Being Extended to July 15

Massachusetts Announces State Income Tax Filing Deadline Being Extended to July 15 BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Senate President Karen Spilka and House Speaker Robert DeLeo today announced an agreement to extend the 2019 state individual income tax filing and payment deadline from April 15 to July 15 due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. This income tax relief is automatic and taxpayers do not need to...

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We’re all in this together, a message from The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod
Mar27

We’re all in this together, a message from The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod

Cape Codders are thoughtful, caring, strong, and resilient. As everyone on the Cape works through these challenging times, let’s remember to check in on one another, heed warnings, follow guidance, be vigilant, and be kind.

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Poppy Raw Bar Position Open
Mar27

Poppy Raw Bar Position Open

Despite the uncertainty surrounding all of us today, especially those affected in the hospitality industry, the Raw Bar will eventually open its doors again to serve the community. That being said, we are looking for experienced servers and bartenders to be part of our team for this upcoming season. Although not required, anyone who has skills in food preparation (most importantly shucking) would receive strong consideration. All...

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At Home Self Care from Our Members
Mar27

At Home Self Care from Our Members

innerglow yoga studio goes virtual Mashpee Fitness Center share free training videos and virtual fitness training Walking trails in Mashpee and surrounding area Highfield Hall offer recipes and share virtual arts links through Facebook Free Stress Relief Hypnosis Sessions from Free At Last Hypnosis Bleu Restaurant offering a whole roast sea salt crusted chicken dinner to go (See other Take-out options from local restaurants here!)...

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RMV will be strictly enforcing a No Walk-In Policy
Mar27

RMV will be strictly enforcing a No Walk-In Policy

The RMV will be strictly enforcing a No Walk-In Policy. Only Customers with Appointment Reservations Will Be Served for Required In-Person Transactions Effective today, Friday, March 27 the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is enforcing a strict no walk-in policy at its eight service centers that are open to the general public. The only transactions that will be processed at service centers are those that require an...

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COVID-19 Update from Nauset Disposal
Mar27

COVID-19 Update from Nauset Disposal

To Our Customers, A lot has changed over the last week. One thing that has not changed is our commitment to our customers. Governor Baker has ordered all non-essential businesses to close, effective March 24, 2020. The sanitation industry is considered an essential service. Please be assured we will continue to service our customers as usual. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at 508-255-1419. We are...

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Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod Live Programming via Zoom
Mar27

Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod Live Programming via Zoom

LIVE PROGRAMMING STARTS! Sadly, we are now closed through May 3 – but LIVE PROGRAMMING STARTS at 4 pm every week day now – so staff and kids can continue to meet when school (at home!) gets out! We have put together a variety of virtual programs, both live and pre-recorded, for our members to join into. Live programs will be offered via Zoom, which allows us to limit contact to the group, with no private interactions...

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COVID-19: Resources for farmers, growers, producers, and farmers’ markets
Mar27

COVID-19: Resources for farmers, growers, producers, and farmers’ markets

COVID-19: Resources for farmers, growers, producers, and farmers’ markets This information is intended to help guide the local food and farming community in the face of COVID-19. If you have concerns or additional suggestions please contact Russ Norton at rnorton@barnstablecounty.org or Rebecca Westgate at rebecca.westgate@barnstablecounty.org. Kim has been checking your websites and social media to obtain your updates so we can...

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Message from The Enterprise Editor & Publisher
Mar27

Message from The Enterprise Editor & Publisher

Dear Business Colleagues & Friends, Each of your businesses is essential—to you and your families and to your customers and clients. The Enterprise news team, as it has for 125 years will do its best to keep you and your customers, our readers, digital and print, in the know about what’s going on locally with the coronavirus. We are eager help you not just survive but prosper as we cope with and emerge from the virus’s grip....

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CodComm Radio Group Restaurants To-Go Awareness Package
Mar27

CodComm Radio Group Restaurants To-Go Awareness Package

Scott McAllister, Marketing Consultant CODCOMM, INC. WPXC – WHYA – WFRQ – WKFY Call: 508.663.9497 scottmcallister@capecodradio.com

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SBA Application – Lessons Learned From the Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce
Mar27

SBA Application – Lessons Learned From the Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce

From the Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce: SBA Application – Lessons Learned After completing the SBA loan application, a chamber member sent us some tips to pass along in hopes of making your experience easier. Check out the tips here

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Complimentary Business Directory Listing from Gannett
Mar27

Complimentary Business Directory Listing from Gannett

With the outbreak of COVID-19, we are recognizing that our residents, visitors and businesses are struggling with many aspects of life and business that we used to take for granted. We at GANNETT, as Cape Cod Media Group and GateHouse New England / Wicked Local are here for you. Sharing information is key to getting all of us through this current challenging situation, and we at GANNETT are in a unique position to help our community...

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Homecare Choises and Care from the Heart are making and donating face masks
Mar27

Homecare Choises and Care from the Heart are making and donating face masks

Homecare Choises and Care from the Heart are making and donating face masks to Cape Cod hospitals as the urgent need for protective equipment continues to grow for those on the frontlines of this crisis.

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Governor Announces Steps to Preserve Housing Stability for Vulnerable Populations
Mar27

Governor Announces Steps to Preserve Housing Stability for Vulnerable Populations

Governor Announces Steps to Preserve Housing Stability for Vulnerable Populations I also wanted to share that the Governor announced steps to keep vulnerable families in their homes, preserve the health and safety of low-income renters and homeowners, and prevent homelessness due to reduced or lost income. These steps include the following: ·       The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is moving to temporarily...

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Mashpee Fitness Virtual Classes & Training
Mar27

Mashpee Fitness Virtual Classes & Training

We are all faced with unique challenges during this unprecedented Covid-19 health emergency. Now it is more important than ever to focus on our health. Although we aren’t ready to re-open our doors, we are ready to open a window and offer our class schedule and personal training online. Last week we filmed a few classes and posted them to YouTube and Facebook but that just isn’t enough. We know the importance of routine and community...

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Modification to Mashpee Transfer Station Procedures due to COVID-19
Mar23

Modification to Mashpee Transfer Station Procedures due to COVID-19

Modification to Transfer Station Procedures due to COVID-19 MASHPEE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 TRANSFER STATION RESPONSE PLAN In response to the circumstances related to the CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, the Town of Mashpee has developed a Response Plan to maintain essential service while keeping our staff and residents safe. Below is an explanation of the modified operations implemented at the...

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Resources for Food and Financial Support in Mashpee
Mar23

Resources for Food and Financial Support in Mashpee

Resources for Food and Financial Support in Mashpee Resources for Food and Financial Support: St. Vincent DePaul located at Christ the King Church is currently continuing to hold their food pantry by Drive-Up, each Wednesday (until further notice) from 9:00am to 12:00 noon, residents can drive up on the Jobs Fishing Road entrance, follow the signs to get in line, (please keep your windows closed for the safety of the volunteers), open...

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Important Adjustment to the Terms of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
Mar23

Important Adjustment to the Terms of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

Friday night (March 20, 2020), we received word that the Small Business Administration has made an important adjustment to the terms of their Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL). Moving forward, EIDL loans will defer payments for the first year (twelve months) of the loan. This is a change from the initial loan structure, which allowed payment deferral for four months. As you know, SBA EIDL loans are for small businesses and...

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COVID-19 – What you need to know as a small business
Mar23

COVID-19 – What you need to know as a small business

COVID-19 – What you need to know as a small business WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS! Although Massachusetts SBDC business advisors are working remotely and not meeting face-to-face with clients, we are meeting via telephone and video conferencing.  Experienced MSBDC business advisors can assist businesses with disaster loan applications. Massachusetts businesses are eligible to apply for SBA low-interest federal disaster loans for...

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Unemployment Virtual Town Halls

To help with the increased demand on the unemployment system and the increased volume or your constituent service staff, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development and the Department of Unemployment Assistance will be hosting virtual town hall meetings. We will take all who sign up through a step by step process of achieving a successful unemployment claim. We will also be taking questions from claimants across the...

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Highfield Hall & Gardens COVID-19 Update
Mar23

Highfield Hall & Gardens COVID-19 Update

Dear Friends, We at Highfield Hall & Gardens hope that you and your loved ones are staying healthy and safe during this difficult period. Like so many other organizations, we have taken the COVID-19 threat seriously, and while many of us are still adapting to this new normal, we want to make sure you, our valued supporters, are aware of our operational plan moving forward. As of Saturday, March 14, Highfield Hall & Gardens...

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Mar23

A word to our Habitat volunteers. Social Distancing…Together Another oxymoron. Together is Habitat. It’s who we are, what we do. We work together for good. For the good of humanity, the good of community. For the good of the families we build with, get to know and grow to love. Social Distancing is not Habitat. It doesn’t feel right but it’s something we must do. I’ve never been more aware of how the decisions I make are affecting...

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Free Stress Relief Hypnosis Sessions from Free At Last Hypnosis
Mar20

Free Stress Relief Hypnosis Sessions from Free At Last Hypnosis

Free At Last Hypnosis have developed some free resources to help her current clients, Chamber members and Cape Cod residents, weather the current COVID-19 crisis and the stress and anxiety its placing on our fellow members. Erika is offering a free one-hour online hypnosis session using Zoom every Tuesday starting on March 24th, 2020 at 1pm until the crises subsides. She will provide resources and tools to help relieve stress and...

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Special Health Insurance Open Enrollment due to Coronavirus
Mar19

Special Health Insurance Open Enrollment due to Coronavirus

Great Harbor Benefits can help people who have lost their Health Insurance and those who do not have Health Insurance under the Massachusetts Division of Insurance approval of the “COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period”. Special Health Insurance Open Enrollment due to Coronavirus: Given that health insurance coverage increases the likelihood that residents will seek out those tests and treatments, the Massachusetts Division...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Broadens Availability of Virtual Visits for all Patients
Mar19

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Broadens Availability of Virtual Visits for all Patients

News Release For immediate release: March 19, 2020 For more information, contact: Chris Ellis, Director of Organizational Advancement (508) 539-6000 ext. 1160 www.chcofcapecod.org Community Health Center of Cape Cod Broadens Availability of Virtual Visits for all Patients Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod is prepared to meet the health care needs of their patients during the rapidly changing COVID-19 environment by...

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SCORE Cape Cod & the Islands’ Plans for Helping Businesses During the Coronavirus Threat
Mar16

SCORE Cape Cod & the Islands’ Plans for Helping Businesses During the Coronavirus Threat

SCORE Cape Cod & the Islands: Our plans for helping businesses during the coronavirus threat The success of small businesses and nonprofits here on Cape Cod & the Islands is vitally important to us. With all the recent news and concerns over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), SCORE Cape Cod & the Islands, like so many other local organizations, is putting in place measures to ensure the health of our small business members,...

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Small Business Assistance for COVID-19
Mar13

Small Business Assistance for COVID-19

The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce released the following details related to Small Business Assitance for COVID-19: Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program: The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and Baker-Polito Administration are working closely with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to activate the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, which would provide assistance...

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COVID-19 Update
Mar12

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 concerns are high across our community. While we encourage everyone to practice CDC recommended precautions, we would also encourage people to remain calm and collected. Per the discression of our host and executive board of directors, our March 26th Business After Hours is postponed to a later day. The new date will be announced once confirmed.

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Cahoon Museum of American Art Opens for the Season
Mar05

Cahoon Museum of American Art Opens for the Season

The Cahoon Museum of American Art in Cotuit, MA announces the opening of its exhibition season on Tuesday, March 17th. The Museum is offering eight changing exhibitions that include artworks dating from 19th century American scrimshaw through contemporary art, with a full range of fine art and craft media represented. The season kicks off with three featured exhibitions. Modern Mix includes a selection of artwork from the collections...

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Brunch at 95 Shore Every Sunday
Mar04
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Streamline Realty, LLC
Jan27

Streamline Realty, LLC

Streamline Realty, LLC Real Estate Agency 884-477-2170, Fax: 800-884-3402 493 Main Street Hyannis, MA 02601 Email: corporate@myslrealty.com www.myslrealty.com Facebook: @myslrealty Instagram: @myslrealty

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Sunday Brunch at 95 Shore
Jan06

Sunday Brunch at 95 Shore

Sunday Brunch at 95 Shore Each Sunday, beginning January 12th, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, enjoy a sweet and savory four-course brunch designed by Executive Chef Mark Porcaro, with live music! Featured Vocalist: Colleen Marshall $25 Adults • 5 & Under, Free Reserve: 508-539-8256 Not Including Tax & Service Charge Member Discount Will Be Applied Separate Menu for 5 &...

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2019 Cash for Christmas Celebration and Winner!
Nov22

2019 Cash for Christmas Celebration and Winner!

The Mashpee Chamber of Commerce congratulates 1st Cash for Christmas winner Paul Manganella and his friends. The group agreed to split the winnings if any of their tickets were drawn. Pictured with Paul are James Andreotti of Rockland Trust, Mica Andreotti of Amie Bakery, Darlene Viveiros of Spaulding Rehab, Chief Jason Viveiros of Halifax Fire and Rescue, and Emma Kelley of Marine Biological Laboratory. Congratulations all! The...

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2020 Map of Mashpee Sold and Produced by E & M Consulting, Inc.
Jun18

2020 Map of Mashpee Sold and Produced by E & M Consulting, Inc.

Dear Mashpee Chamber Members, Detailed street maps of Mashpee continue to be the single most requested item from visitors to our Welcome Center. Therefore, the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce is partnering with E & M Consulting, Inc to produce a brand-new Mashpee Map for publication in 2020. The official 2020 map for the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce is being produced and sold by E & M Consulting, Inc.  A sales representative from E...

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Drop-in Night, First Tuesday of Every Month
Mar14

Drop-in Night, First Tuesday of Every Month

Mashpee’s Substance Use Drop-in Night Meets the First Tuesday of Every Month. Providing substance use information, education, and treatment resources options from local organizations. If you, or someone you know, needs help or wants information, please stop by! All are welcome, no RSVP required. When: The first Tuesday of each month from 4 to 6 pm. Update: Beginning April, Drop-in Night will be held at the Community Health...

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