Fun for Kids and Adults at Soprano’s Ristorante!
Jul11

Fun for Kids and Adults at Soprano’s Ristorante!

This week’s line-up! Thursday- STREET MAGIC! Don’t miss out on Boston and Cape Cod’s favorite Doo-Wop Acapella group singing all of your favorite oldies hits!!! Friday- PAUL GOOD! Enjoy the smooth sounds of Paul Good playing everything from The Eagles to James Taylor! Saturday- DADDY-O! Rock out and dance the night away with Daddy-O and their 50’s & 60’s hits! This amazing group will make you want to...

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Educate Your Employees from Great Harbor Benefits
Jul11

Educate Your Employees from Great Harbor Benefits

Educate your employees on becoming smarter healthcare and benefit consumers. Understanding Voluntary Benefits Please call or email if you have any questions. Thanks, Matthew Hedges Great Harbor Benefits 101 Town Hall Sq Falmouth, MA 02540 (508) 540-7940...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod to Host 19th Annual Golf Tournament
Jul11

Community Health Center of Cape Cod to Host 19th Annual Golf Tournament

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod will host its 19th Annual Golf Tournament at Pocasset Golf Club on Monday, September 9. The Annual Golf Tournament serves as a significant fundraising opportunity for the Health Center, and supports the daily expenses associated with providing affordable healthcare to all, regardless of ability to pay. We would love to have you attend to cover this event on September 9! Community Health...

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A Ladies’ Night Out
Jul11

A Ladies’ Night Out

Floral demonstrations by former Flower Chair of the Museum of Fine Arts Thursday, August 1 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Christ the King parish Hall, Mashpee Tickets $25 in advance,$30 at door, cash bar bar Join us for an evening of floral demonstrations, wine and nibbles to benefit the Friends of the Mashpee Library. Purchase tickets...

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Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod Invites the Public to the Dedication of Two New Affordable Homes
Jul11

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod Invites the Public to the Dedication of Two New Affordable Homes

Join Habitat Cape Cod in Welcoming Two New Families to 30 & 34 Janall Dr. in Dennis! Yarmouth Port, July 10, 2019 – Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod announces the dedication of two new affordable homes at 30 and 34 Janall Drive in Dennis. The public is invited to the home dedication ceremony, which will take place on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 5:30 PM, to thank sponsors, community donors, and volunteers and to celebrate the...

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Cape Cod Child Development adds strong community leaders to its Board of Directors
Jul09

Cape Cod Child Development adds strong community leaders to its Board of Directors

New members bring strong early childhood education, nonprofit, funding and community experience Hyannis, July 9, 2019 – A major provider of critically needed early childcare education and Early Intervention on Cape Cod and the Islands has elected to its Board of Directors: Judy Connors Tarver, Retired Early Childhood Educator and Administrator, John Kenney, Attorney at John W. Kenney Attorney at Law and David Willard, Retired Vice...

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Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod 22nd Annual Golf Tournament
Jul09

Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod 22nd Annual Golf Tournament

Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod 22nd Annual Golf Tournament Monday, July 29, 2019 On the Ocean Course at New Seabury Seaside Dinner & Awards at the Popponesset Inn Golfer Special! Bring in a new foursome and get a free tee sign! ($200 Value) Register online at https://is.gd/BGCCCGolfTournament For availability on the day of the event, call 508-259-5925 Schedule of Events: Registration & Box Lunch at Noon Shotgun start at 1...

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Big Fix Volunteers Needed!
Jul09

Big Fix Volunteers Needed!

On October 5, you have the opportunity to make a difference by volunteering at Housing Assistance Corporation Cape Cod’s 10th Annual Big Fix-a-Thon in Barnstable! Get started by registering to volunteer here. Big Fix Volunteer CTA (June 2019) Big Fix-a-Thon volunteers assist us by raising funds to support our programs and assisting seniors, veterans, and disabled residents with small home repairs on the day of the event. You can...

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Cape Cod Hydrangea Fest Kicks Off this Thursday at Cape Cod Beer
Jul09

Cape Cod Hydrangea Fest Kicks Off this Thursday at Cape Cod Beer

Take a glimpse into Cape Cod’s most spectacular private gardens during Cape Cod Hydrangea Fest from July 12-21.               Celebrate these beautiful blooms at their peak! Highlights include 70+ gardens open for tours, talks from international horticulturists, Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival Cocktail Trail and more. Join us for Cape Cod Hydrangea Fest Opening Night Party this Thursday, July 11th, 6:30-8:30 PM at Cape Cod Beer in...

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LACC Summer Golf Tournament – Registration Limited!
Jul09

LACC Summer Golf Tournament – Registration Limited!

Please join Lyme Awareness of Cape Cod for the 2019 Summer Golf Tournament at Quashnet Valley Country Club. Space is limited, so register today. ONLY TWO OPENINGS LEFT! 2019 Summer Golf Tournament benefitting Lyme Awareness of Cape Cod Monday, July 15th 2019 1:00 PM Quashnet Valley Country Club Mashpee, MA $150 per golfer Includes 18 holes, cart, and full dinner buffet. Also: prizes and live auction! $35 dinner only (at 5:30 PM) $100...

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Jazz Pianist Sullivan Fortner to perform at Highfield
Jul09

Jazz Pianist Sullivan Fortner to perform at Highfield

Jazz Pianist Sullivan Fortner to Perform at Highfield Hall & Gardens as Part of the Wood Hole Jazz Summer Series Sunday, July 28, from 4:00-6:00 pm FALMOUTH, MA—Jazz Pianist Sullivan Fortner will perform at Highfield Hall & Gardens on Sunday, July 28, from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm, as part of the Woods Hole Jazz Summer Series. Just like jazz greats Jelly Roll Morton, Buddy Bolden and Louis Armstrong before him, Fortner was born in...

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Cape Abilities awarded Development & Education Grant from Bank of America
Jul09

Cape Abilities awarded Development & Education Grant from Bank of America

Cape Abilities awarded $10,000 Development & Education Grant from The Bank of America Charitable Foundation Hyannis MA, July 8, 2019 – Cape Abilities has received a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation under its Economic Mobility for Individuals and Families initiative in support of Cape Abilities’ Employment & Vocational Skills Training program, located at Cape Abilities Farm in Dennis,...

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Back to Business Bash Tickets on Sale August 1st!
Jul02

Back to Business Bash Tickets on Sale August 1st!

Thursday, September 19th 5:30 – 8:30 PM Barnstable Municipal Airport in Hyannis Believe or not, the Back to Business Bash is right around the corner and Early-Bird Tickets go on sale on August 1st – one month from today! Don’t forget to mark your calendar before diving into your 4th of July festivities! CCYP’s Back to Business Bash is the most highly anticipated networking event on Cape Cod, attracting more than 900...

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Mashpee Summer Concert Series starts tonight!!
Jul02

Mashpee Summer Concert Series starts tonight!!

Join Mashpee Recreation for the opening night of the Summer Concert Series at the Mashpee Community Park beginning July 2nd from 6 – 7:30 PM. Free admission… bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy the Catie Flynn Band. Coming up; 7/16 XEnsemble of Cape Cod 7/23 Mark Bornfield and D’Jamin Bartlett 7/30 Nick DeLeo 8/6 The GroovaLottos 8/13 Rhytmix 8/20 Nick DeLeo Encore 8/27 Bruce...

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MACCE News and Events
Jul02

MACCE News and Events

Massachusetts Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (MACCE) Council Meeting July 12, 2019 Jim Rooney, President and CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and co-chair of the Massachusetts Business Coalition on Transportation will present on the group’s mission, principles, and areas of focus. He will provide an update on the group’s work to date and what it plans to do for the next several months. Recently, statewide...

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Curtis on Tour back by popular demand at Highfield
Jul02

Curtis on Tour back by popular demand at Highfield

HIGHFIELD HALL & GARDENS HOSTS DYNAMIC MUSIC PERFORMANCE BY CURTIS ON TOUR Monday, July 22 from 7:00-9:00 pm Back by popular demand, Curtis on Tour returns to Highfield with a dynamic program that explores musical works through the ages. Curtis on Tour is the Nina von Maltzahn global touring initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music. It features extraordinary emerging professional artists performing alongside celebrated faculty...

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16th Annual Bastille Day Celebration at Bleu!
Jul02

16th Annual Bastille Day Celebration at Bleu!

Celebrate Bastille Day at Bleu! Sunday, July 14th 2019 Live Entertainment! Noon – 4 pm Steve Morris – Accordion 6 – 9 pm Eve Yvonne Makilya – Vocalist SPECIAL MENU ONLY ! Noon to Closing Specialty Drinks, French Aperitifs & Beer 16th Annual Bastille Day Waiters Race Starts at 4:00 pm Sponsored by Charles Heidsieck Champagne BLEU 10 Market Street Mashpee Commons Mashpee, MA 508.539.7907...

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Habitat Cape Cod is launching a new website for Volunteer Sign Ups.
Jul02

Habitat Cape Cod is launching a new website for Volunteer Sign Ups.

Habitat Connect is coming soon! You will be able to sign up online to volunteer on a construction site, at our ReStores, at an event and more! AND…the new site will be mobile friendly. If you aleady have an account on our previous platform Volunteer Up, you will receive an email notification when the new site goes live. You will be prompted to update your account and change your password. If you don’t have an account, you...

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Highfield on the CLOC presents Game-Changers Talk
Jul02

Highfield on the CLOC presents Game-Changers Talk

Highfield Hall & Gardens and the College Light Opera Company Present Second “Highfield on the CLOC” Talk Highfield Hall & Gardens and the College Light Opera Company are pleased to present the second in a series of unforgettable talks at Highfield Hall this summer. The talks provide a backstage pass for guests to learn more about a few of CLOC’s productions this season. On Saturday, July 27, from 5:30-7:00 pm, Director Alyce...

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Camp Farley BBQ
Jun27

Camp Farley BBQ

Camp Farley has traditionally had a summer BBQ while the camp is in session, so friends of Camp Farley can see the grounds and what is going on. The board attends, as well as various others who support the camp. This year, with our renewed interest in becoming more visible to our town, we would like to cordially invite Chamber members( and their kids) to the BBQ. The event takes place on Wed. July 17 at 6 PM at our gazebo on site....

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Rhiannon McCuish 5K Woodland Run/Walk
Jun25

Rhiannon McCuish 5K Woodland Run/Walk

Rhiannon McCuish 5K Woodland Run/Walk Saturday, July 13th 2019 9AM – 11AM Heritage Park Register ahead of time ($25) or on race day at Heritage Park from 7:30-8:30 am ($30). All proceeds go towards sending children to summer camp who may not otherwise be able to attend. General Information 3.1 mile loop beginning and ending at Heritage Park. No registrations will be taken after 8:30 a.m. Race begins at 9AM sharp. Refreshments to...

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Nauset Disposal Welcomes Graham Donlon as Waste Solutions Manager
Jun25

Nauset Disposal Welcomes Graham Donlon as Waste Solutions Manager

ORLEANS, MA – Nauset Disposal, a locally owned and operated waste management company based in Orleans, is pleased to announce the addition of Graham Donlon to the company’s sales team. As a Waste Solutions Manager, Donlon will play a key role in helping to achieve the aggressive sales goals the company has put in place. With a territory of the Lower and Upper Cape, as well as the greater Plymouth area, Graham will be responsible for...

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Quick Fit Class With Kathy!
Jun25

Quick Fit Class With Kathy!

Are you looking for a fun fitness class this summer that won’t take up too much of your time and will give you results? Quick Fit Instructor: Kathy Cote’, NASM Certified Personal Trainer For teens 15+ and adults of all ages and levels. Quick Fit is a combination of boot camp, HIIT and circuit training. By using these 3 modalities each class is different, so your body is constantly challenged. This 30-minute class is appropriate...

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CCB Media Looking for Radio & Digital Account Executive
Jun21

CCB Media Looking for Radio & Digital Account Executive

Radio & Digital Account Executive Cape Cod Broadcasting Media (99.9 the Q, Cape Country 104, Cape Classical 107.5, Ocean 104.7 and CapeCod.com) seeks an entrepreneurial, driven individual who will seek to become a marketing partner with small to medium sized local businesses. The right candidate will be adaptable and open to learning new products and techniques. The ideal candidate must be both digitally savvy and an assertive...

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Financial Scam Seminar
Jun20

Financial Scam Seminar

Identifying and Avoiding Financial Scams Tuesday, July 16 11:00 AM It is likely you know someone who has been a victim of a financial scam. Older adults tend to be targets of such scam. Join Cape Cod 5 on Tuesday, July 16th as Taryn Wilson, Director of Fraud Prevention at Cape Cod 5 discusses financial scams, how to best protect yourself as an older adult, and what to do if you believe you have been a victim of such a scam. Come to...

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95 Shore Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Jun20

95 Shore Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Friday, June 14 was the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony that marked the official opening of 95 Shore, located at the Country Club of New Seabury. This is a beautiful, recently renovated that was once the exquisite dining room at the Country Club. We at the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate the Club at New Seabury on their grand opening and wish them the best of luck! If you would like more information on 95 Shore, please...

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Soprano’s Ristorante presents Street Magic and Frozen Cocktails
Jun20

Soprano’s Ristorante presents Street Magic and Frozen Cocktails

The time has come Summertime & sunshine! Don’t miss out on an incredible night featuring Boston’s favorite doo-wop acapella group STREET MAGIC @ 7:30 Thursdays Singing all of your favorite oldies hits table side and at the bar while enjoying a delicious Authentic Italian dinner with an extensive drink list to choose from. We now have frozen drinks! Pina Coladas, Mudslides, Frozen margaritas…and more! Have you...

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Dr. Maryanne C. Bombaugh Elected President of the Massachusetts Medical Society
Jun20

Dr. Maryanne C. Bombaugh Elected President of the Massachusetts Medical Society

Mashpee – Maryanne C. Bombaugh, MD, MSc, MBA, FACOG, an obstetrician/gynecologist who has been caring for patients for more than 25 years who is currently a gynecologist at Community Health Center of Cape Cod, was elected president of the Massachusetts Medical Society. Dr. Bombaugh, a Falmouth resident and a veteran of the United States military, will serve a one-year term as the top officer of the medical society, the statewide...

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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...

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We Need Your Help to Keep Visitor Centers Open
Jun18

We Need Your Help to Keep Visitor Centers Open

From the Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce: WE NEED YOUR HELP TO KEEP VISITOR CENTERS OPEN! Each year, Regional Tourism Councils all over Massachusetts depend on a public-private partnership to help offset operating costs for state-owned visitor centers, which serve more than 2.5 million travelers annually and cost more than $1 million for staffing and overhead (which is growing year over year due to increasing wages and...

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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month
Jun18

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Fifty million people worldwide live with Alzheimer’s and other dementia. June is nationally recognized as a time to spread awareness of this disease and to take action. Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disease that can negatively affect memory, thinking and behavior, and can disrupt daily living. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia...

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Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour is hiring!
Jun18

Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour is hiring!

Immediate openings for ~ NOT SEASONAL AND MUST BE OVER 16 ~ outgoing, hardworking, have common sense, a smiling face and a strong desire to serve our guests. MUST be able to handle multi-tasking, ability to work in a VERY fast-paced, HOT and cramped spaced workplace. Up to 40 hours a week (20 minimum), now through October, then weekends until Christmas. A fun time will be had and you will make some great money and learn many life long...

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RideAway Adventure Project
Jun18

RideAway Adventure Project

Rideaway Adventures is extremely excited to announce their new RideAway Adventure Project! We will be hosting weekly excursions every Thursday throughout the summer where people with a passion to get outside and make a difference can come together. These trips range from kayaking and biking to beach cleanups and giving back to the community. Click here to go check it out and join the movement!! #jointhemovment #adventure...

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Colorful Art Exhibition PRESS RELEASE
Jun18

Colorful Art Exhibition PRESS RELEASE

“Cape Colors” the Art of Julie Olander at Woodruff’s Art Center in Mashpee Commons July 3 – August 11 “Cape Colors” an exhibit showcasing the art of Julie Olander will be on view at Woodruff’s Art Center in Mashpee Commons. There is an opening reception on Wednesday, July 3rd from 5:00 to 7:00 pm with refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artist. Known for painting in beautiful color combinations, artist Julie Olander...

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Au Coeur Full Body Nourishment Weight Loss Class
Jun18

Au Coeur Full Body Nourishment Weight Loss Class

Anyone who’s ever been on a “diet” knows dieting alone is not enough. No matter which diet plan you choose, you’re challenged to stick with it and stay healthy. Our Full Body Nourishment – Weight Loss Classes are designed to support you in removing obstacles to reaching your goals – as you learn to receive the mind-body nourishment you need to thrive! During Au Coeur Center’s Full Body Nourishment...

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NAMI Homefront information
Jun18

NAMI Homefront information

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Homefront is a 6 session, peer-delivered course designed for families or support persons of Veterans and service members with mental health conditions. You will learn how to:  Manage crises, solve problems, communicate effectively  Care for yourself; manage stress  Develop confidence to support your loved one with compassion  Identify and access federal, state and local services  Be...

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Take Care Campaign to Launch on Cape Cod
Jun13

Take Care Campaign to Launch on Cape Cod

We are excited to share news that our new initiative Take Care Cape Cod is coming to reality! On March 12, 2019, 62 leaders gathered at the 2nd CARE About a Clean Cape & Islands Summit in Yarmouth, MA hosted by CARE, Center for Coastal Studies and Cape Cod Anti-Litter Coalition to learn about a successful environmental stewardship campaign, Take Care. They worked together to identify the top five issues of concern for our...

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Paid Family & Medical Leave Law Delayed Three Months
Jun12

Paid Family & Medical Leave Law Delayed Three Months

PAID FAMILY & MEDICAL LEAVE LAW UPDATE: Governor Baker, Legislative Leaders Announce Three Month Delay of Paid Family and Medical Leave Program Implementation Now Set to Start October 1, 2019 Governor Charlie Baker, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Karen Spilka released a joint statement last night to announce a three-month delay to the start of the new Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) program. The program is...

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Happy Father’s Day from Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod
Jun12
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HR Support & Legislative Updates from Great Harbor Benefits
Jun12

HR Support & Legislative Updates from Great Harbor Benefits

HR Support & Legislative Updates from Great Harbor Benefits HR Support & Legislative Updates Top 10 Workplace Discrimination Claims (click image to view)   HSA/HDHP Limits Increase for 2020 (click image to...

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Environmental Stewardship Campaign Launching on Cape Cod
Jun12

Environmental Stewardship Campaign Launching on Cape Cod

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information please contact Jill Talladay, Director CARE for the Cape and Islands Phone: 508-760-8187 Email: Jill@careforthecapeandislands.org https://www.takecarecapecod.org Environmental Stewardship Campaign Launching on Cape Cod June 10, 2019 Yarmouth, MA – CARE for the Cape and Islands is pleased to announce the launch of a new anti-litter campaign, Take Care Cape Cod. Take Care Cape Cod is modeled...

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Save 20% off at Caring Hearts Animal Hospital’s Online Store
Jun12

Save 20% off at Caring Hearts Animal Hospital’s Online Store

Save 20% off with code: TULIP20 at Caring Hearts Animal Hospital’s online...

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RideAway Adventures is looking for Junior Ocean Guardians!
Jun10

RideAway Adventures is looking for Junior Ocean Guardians!

Summer time is here and RideAway Kid’s Adventure Camp is in session! We are looking for Junior Ocean Guardians to learn kayaking and paddle boarding to help us make a difference for our oceans. Fully ACA certified instruction, fun games, scavenger hunts, and top of the line equipment. Give us a call at 508-247-0827 or sign up online by clicking this link!...

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SCORE Cape Cod June 2019 e-newsletter
Jun06

SCORE Cape Cod June 2019 e-newsletter

SCORE Cape Cod has released its June 2019 e-newsletter. Some important topics of notice are as follows: – Leaving Money On The Table: The Most Commonly Missed Tax Deductions For Small Businesses – Your Employees Crave Recognition. Why Are Most Managers So Stingy? – How to Grow Your Family Business: 5 tips from family business experts on navigating what can be a rocky path Also featured are upcoming webinars with...

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Cape Cod Children’s Museum Names Lisa Bates of Sandwich, the New Executive Director
Jun06

Cape Cod Children’s Museum Names Lisa Bates of Sandwich, the New Executive Director

Mashpee MA: Sally Fogerty, President of the Cape Cod Children’s Museum Board of Directors, announced Lisa Bates as the new Executive Director of the organization. Lisa has served as acting Director for the past year. She has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, certification to teach Behavioral Sciences and a degree in Business Administration. From school administrator and non-profit executive, to teacher, coach, counselor and...

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Habitat Cape Cod begins the search for a new Executive Director
Jun04

Habitat Cape Cod begins the search for a new Executive Director

Due to retirement, Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod has an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic, proven leader with a passion for service to the community to join our team to sustain and build upon the high quality programs offered by our mission-driven organization. This position requires the ability to provide strategic direction, impact fundraising and serve as a key community leader. Reporting directly to the Board of Directors,...

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The 2019 Cape Cod Farm & Food Guide is Out!
Jun03

The 2019 Cape Cod Farm & Food Guide is Out!

Cape Cod’s Local Farm & Food Guide is out! Pick one up at your local Chamber of Commerce, farmers’ market, or from a Buy Fresh member! Filled with the 2019 farmers’ markets calendar, local food events, farm stands, retail, restaurants, and a fun kids contest! You can also download a guide from our website. Find the digital guide and our members here...

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Anne Tangen’s Promotion to EVP of The Coop Announced at Annual Employee Celebration
May30

Anne Tangen’s Promotion to EVP of The Coop Announced at Annual Employee Celebration

Anne Tangen’s Promotion to EVP of The Coop Announced at Annual Employee Celebration Hyannis, MA — The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod announced the promotion of Anne Tangen to Executive Vice President.  An executive with The Coop since 2013, Tangen oversees Information Technology, Information Security, Project Management, Deposit Operations, Loan Servicing, Quality Control, Customer Assistance Center and Document Control.  The...

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Laurentide at Mashpee Commons presents the “You’ve Got a Ticket to Ride” Raffle!
May30

Laurentide at Mashpee Commons presents the “You’ve Got a Ticket to Ride” Raffle!

Take a chance to win a beautiful Electra Townie Original 7D/7D EQ 24-inch Bicycle! All proceeds to benefit the Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod. Only 100 tickets will be sold at $50.00 each. Once all the tickets are sold, the winner will be announced on the Laurentide Facebook Page! Please stop by to purchase your tickets at Laurentide at Mashpee Commons.

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Community Health Center Champions Reach Out and Read
May30

Community Health Center Champions Reach Out and Read

Community Health Center of Cape Cod is a proud participant of the Reach out and Read Program. Reach Out and Read is a national nonprofit organization that gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together. The Health Center has been collecting new and gently used books from the community at large to be able to provide to their younger patients....

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Nauset Disposal Awarded Cape Cod’s Best Green Business
May30

Nauset Disposal Awarded Cape Cod’s Best Green Business

Orleans, MA – Nauset Disposal, headquartered in Orleans, was recognized on Thursday, May 23, 2019 with the 2019 Cape Cod’s Best Green Business or Organization. The inaugural Cape Cod’s Best competition was hosted by the Cape Cod Times and included voting from readers across the region. “Being ‘environmentally friendly’ is part of our mission statement. We understand the sensitivity of our local surroundings. Often considered a less...

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Come Learn About WeCan’s GROW Program
May30

Come Learn About WeCan’s GROW Program

This year will be the third that WeCan has offered GROW (Get Results with Others Wisdom), a small group format program where women small business owners have the opportunity to really dig into their business and come away knowing how they can grow the business, run it more confidently, be accountable and all while building relationships with other women who face similar issues. Groups are led by experienced businesswomen. Two groups...

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La Tavola Tickets are NOW ON SALE
May28

La Tavola Tickets are NOW ON SALE

Visit our LA TAVOLA PAGE for details on the event and a link to purchase your tickets.  

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Massachusetts Department of Transportation Cape Cod Canal Study Working Group Update
May28

Massachusetts Department of Transportation Cape Cod Canal Study Working Group Update

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has released the Draft Final Report for the Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study MassDOT is pleased to announce that the Draft Final Report for the Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study is now available for a 30-day public review and comment period. MassDOT recently completed this conceptual planning study to evaluate existing and future transportation safety and congestion...

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Cape Abilities receives statewide recognition for innovative Volunteer Engagement
May28

Cape Abilities receives statewide recognition for innovative Volunteer Engagement

Hyannis, MA, May 29, 2019 – Cape Abilities is pleased to announce that it was recently recognized at the 2019 Massachusetts Conference on Volunteerism for implementing a volunteer engagement model called the Service Enterprise Initiative (SEI). Cape Abilities received the Service Enterprise Initiative Transformation Award presented by the Massachusetts Service Alliance (MSA). MSA is a private, nonprofit organization that serves...

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Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod Announces Search for Executive Director
May28

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod Announces Search for Executive Director

After twenty years of service, Vicki Goldsmith plans to retire at the end of the year. Yarmouth Port, May 17, 2019 – Outreach and the formal executive search process for Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod’s (Habitat) next Executive Director will commence in early June of this year, according to a recent announcement by Board President, Nancy Smith. The organization’s current staff leader, Victoria Goldsmith plans to retire on or about...

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Call to Action: Delay Paid Family and Medical Leave
May28

Call to Action: Delay Paid Family and Medical Leave

MACCE (Massachusetts Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives) members are asked to share the message below with their members in order to provide more time for employers to prepare for the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act. Associated Industries of Massachusetts and the business organizations and advocates who last year negotiated a compromise version of paid family and medical leave are together asking state leaders to postpone...

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Sailor’s Valentines on View this Summer at the Cahoon Museum of American Art
May23

Sailor’s Valentines on View this Summer at the Cahoon Museum of American Art

Sailor’s Valentines on View this Summer at the Cahoon Museum of American Art The Cahoon Museum of American Art announces the opening of its summer blockbuster exhibition: Exquisite Shells: The Art of Sailors Valentines. Curated by Museum Director Sarah Johnson, the exhibition includes of over 50 artworks from museum and private collections, tracing the history of the art form from the Victorian era through the extraordinary work of...

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Major Impact of New Lodging Tax on Cape & Islands Vacation Rentals
May23

Major Impact of New Lodging Tax on Cape & Islands Vacation Rentals

Major Impact of New Lodging Tax on Cape & Islands Vacation Rentals May 22, 2019 The sudden passing of the new MA Lodging Tax for short-term rentals has caused significant disruption and confusion for both vacationers and for homeowners and property managers on the Cape and Islands. Although vacationers are technically responsible for paying the tax, homeowners and property managers have been thrust overnight into new logistical...

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Experienced Accountant Needed at Community Health Center of Cape Cod
May16

Experienced Accountant Needed at Community Health Center of Cape Cod

Experienced Accountant needed to join our growing healthcare organization. Duties will include: Preparing profit and loss statements, month end closings and cost accounting reports Compiling and analyzing financial statement , with complete responsibility for general ledger Audit preparation and budget analysis, working with both internal and external auditors. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with 3 years+ experience, preferably...

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2nd Annual Cape Cod Canal Day Sponsorship Opportunity
May16

2nd Annual Cape Cod Canal Day Sponsorship Opportunity

Buzzards Bay Park, Main Street, Buzzards Bay Saturday, September 14, 2019 11:00 AM-6:00 PM Attendees will sample all types of food from local food trucks, craft beer & wine, arts & crafts, live entertainment, cornhole tournament and children’s activities. This is a GREAT opportunity for your business to standout and be in front of thousands of attendees. Sponsorship Opportunities: Major Sponsor $1,000 Contributor-$500...

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Age Forward Awards Nominations now open: May 1 – June 15, 2019
May16

Age Forward Awards Nominations now open: May 1 – June 15, 2019

The Age Forward Employer Awards – an initiative of the MassHire Cape & Islands Workforce Board and MassHire Cape & Islands Career Center in partnership with Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands — honor employers who recognize the value of older workers and maximize the potential of their workers as they age. By embracing the multigenerational workplace as an opportunity, these visionaries use innovation, flexibility...

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Come visit the new Camp Farley!
May16

Come visit the new Camp Farley!

Established in 1934, Camp Farley (located on Mashpee-Wakeby Lake) is celebrating its 85th Annivesary! Camp Farley is a co-ed day and overnight camp for kids 6 to 15 years of age. There is an LIT (Leaders in Training, formerly called CIT) programs for teens 16 to 18. Parcipitation in the LIT program qualifies as community service credit in may high schools. Our summer season, in weekly sessions, runs from June 30 to August 23. Register...

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Au Coeur Mind Body Center is offering a new class.
May16

Au Coeur Mind Body Center is offering a new class.

Introducing our Young Women’s Happiness Group, led by Au Coeur Mind-Body Center co-founder Sheryll Reichwein. Happiness Group addresses the many unique challenges faced by young women seeking to live a happy, healthy, successful, and authentic life. Held every Saturday morning at 9 AM in the Center’s beautiful Meditation Studio, every session of Happiness Group will include a combination of rejuvenating mind-body techniques,...

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WE CAN Outreach
May16

WE CAN Outreach

PathMakers Mentoring Program Information Sessions Create a life vision; become part of a diverse group; enjoy 10-months of learning and growth; programs offered in both Falmouth & Harwich. The info session will explain the program and how to apply. Mentoring Information Session: Thurs. May 23, 5:30-7 PM, Harwich Weds. May 29, 5:30-7 PM, Hyannis Thurs. May 30, 5:30-7 PM, Harwich Tues. June 11, 5:15 PM, Mashpee Details Here –...

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Useful information from Great Harbor Benefits
May09

Useful information from Great Harbor Benefits

Educate your employees on becoming smarter healthcare and benefit consumers. Annual Health Checkup Infographic. Are you prepared for 2019 benefit issues? Here are a few HR Support & Legislative updates. Interviews: What’s illegal to ask? Great Harbor Benefits 101 Town Hall Sq. Falmouth, MA 02540 508-540-7940...

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Volunteer Opportunities Abound at Cahoon Museum of American Art
May07

Volunteer Opportunities Abound at Cahoon Museum of American Art

The Cahoon Museum is buzzing with activity and all kinds of volunteer opportunities are currently available now that the busy season has kicked in. Volunteer for The Blue Trees Installation! Coming right up at the Museum is The Blue Trees environmental art installation with Konstantin Dimopoulos. We are so excited to have such a unique street-side exhibit at the Museum. You won’t want to miss out on this fun project, there are...

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Summer Camp at Cape Cod Academy is now open for registration
May07

Summer Camp at Cape Cod Academy is now open for registration

May 7, 2019…Registration is open for Cape Cod Academy (CCA)’s Summer Camp. Highlighted by creative and engaging programs and nurturing and experienced staff members, CCA’s Summer Camp provides an ideal summer experience located on the school’s beautiful 46-acre campus in Osterville. Children will have the opportunity to try new activities, take on new challenges, increase their self-esteem, and grow in a safe, nurturing, and fun...

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Habitat of Cape Cod receives grant from The Coop Foundation
May07

Habitat of Cape Cod receives grant from The Coop Foundation

Yarmouth Port, May 2, 2019 – Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod, Inc. (Habitat Cape Cod) announced that they recently received a $10,000 grant from The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s Coop Foundation to support the Rotary Clubs of Cape Cod’s “A Decent Place to Live” campaign. The fundraising campaign is a coordinated commitment among the Cape’s nine Rotary Clubs to raise $100,000 to support Habitat’s mission of providing affordable,...

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News from The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s Annual Meeting
May02

News from The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod’s Annual Meeting

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Holds Annual Meeting The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod marked the start of a new fiscal year and the announcement of several key appointments at its annual meeting held on April 25, 2019 at The Sea View in Dennisport. Bank President and CEO Lisa Oliver opened the meeting by acknowledging several highlights from the previous year. Among them was the formation of The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod...

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Cape & Plymouth Business 2019 40 Under 40 honorees announced
Apr17

Cape & Plymouth Business 2019 40 Under 40 honorees announced

April 12, 2019 –– Cape & Plymouth Business has announced the 2019 winners of its 40 Under 40 Awards. The awards spotlight the region’s top young business leaders who excel in their industry and show dynamic leadership. You can read the full press release by clicking this link. Congratulations to all of those who have been...

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Club Z Offers SAT Prep
Apr16

Club Z Offers SAT Prep

Register now to take our online Z Prep! SAT or ACT Diagnostic test for FREE. Our Z Prep! SAT and ACT Diagnostic tests are full-length diagnostics tests offering detailed score reporting, strength and weakness analysis, and video-based answer explanations for each and every test question. This special offer also includes 30 days of online access to our premium Z Prep! Study program, with video modules from top test prep tutors...

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Community Health Center Hires Director of Integrated Services to Support Complex Careand Behavioral Health Programs
Apr11

Community Health Center Hires Director of Integrated Services to Support Complex Careand Behavioral Health Programs

For immediate release, April 11, 2019 For more information, contact: Christopher Ellis, Director of Organizational Advancement (508) 477-5990 www.chcofcapecod.org Community Health Center Hires Director of Integrated Services to Support Complex Care and Behavioral Health Programs Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod has hired Mashpee resident Laura Kanter, PhD, as its first Director of Integrated Services. In this role, Dr....

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Monthly HR Support & Legislative Updates from Great Harbor Benefits
Apr10

Monthly HR Support & Legislative Updates from Great Harbor Benefits

Are you prepared for 2019 benefit issues? Here are a few HR Support & Legislative updates that might be helpful to you. Please review below and download items of interest. Please email or call Matthew Hedges at (508) 540-7940 with any questions. Health Plan Rules – Treating Employees Differently Employee Handbook...

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Flagship Sun Self Storage Collecting used Eye Glasses and Hearing Aids
Apr08

Flagship Sun Self Storage Collecting used Eye Glasses and Hearing Aids

Flagship Sun Self Storage is collecting used Eye Glasses and Hearing Aids for the Lions Club. Prescription eye glasses and hearing aids will be repaired and donated. Drop off your old prescription eye glasses and old hearing aids to Flagship Sun Self Storage located at 490 Main Street (rt 130), Mashpee....

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Personnel News from The Coop
Apr08

Personnel News from The Coop

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Appoints Katie Lowrey as Vice President Residential and Consumer Lending Operations Hyannis, MA (April 2, 2019) — The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod announced the appointment of Katie Lowrey as Vice President Residential and Consumer Lending Operations. Lowrey brings extensive experience in residential and consumer lending. She spent the past fourteen years at a regional credit union, most recently...

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Spring – A Perfect Time to Join The Club at New Seabury
Apr04

Spring – A Perfect Time to Join The Club at New Seabury

Your Cape Escape – The Club at New Seabury Membership Awaits You… A Renovated Country Club Coming Soon – Summer 2019 Two Champion Golf Courses – Full Service Club House – Five REstaurants – Two Pools – Sixteen Tennis Courts, 5-Star Rated by Tennis Magazine – Guest Accomodations – Year-Round State-of-the-Art Fitness Center with Sauna – Two Beach Bars – Wedding or Event...

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Do You Know What Your Business Is Worth? (You Should!)
Apr04

Do You Know What Your Business Is Worth? (You Should!)

Even if you have no intention of selling your business in the short-term it’s always a good idea to know what the business is really worth. Should an opportunity pop up to sell or merge with another company, a life tragedy strikes or a partner decides to leave the business, having some idea of the value is extremely helpful. Knowing your value also helps you make informed decisions as you invest in the company–is this an...

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Stewart Painting is already working in your Neighborhood…
Apr04

Stewart Painting is already working in your Neighborhood…

It’s Officially Exterior Season! Spring has sprung and it is officially exterior season here at Stewart Painting! Whether you need a house wash, some renovations or exterior repainting, now is the time to get started on that To-Do List! And once again, we will be donating $10 from each and every house wash this season to the Cape & Islands United Way where the money stays local and helps so many great causes on the Cape...

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 Frequently Asked Questions about Sharks and Public Safety
Apr01

 Frequently Asked Questions about Sharks and Public Safety

Frequently Asked Questions about Sharks and Public Safety Cape Cod National Seashore attracts more than 4 million visitors each year, plus countless Cape Cod residents who explore the national seashore’s diverse natural environments and historic sites, and participate in recreational activities. The National Park Service is committed to keeping the public safe while they are in the national seashore. While it is impossible to...

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Get Involved with Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival
Mar28

Get Involved with Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival

  WHAT: The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival – a ten-day summer garden celebration that includes the opening of gardens Cape-wide and hydrangea/garden themed promotions and events, all promoted by the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce and local chambers and benefiting local business and non-profits. WHEN: Annually. In 2019 the ten days of Hydrangea Fest run July 12th to July 21st. The Kickoff Party is Thursday, July 11th at Cape Cod Beer in...

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Alexandra Speck Awarded the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) Designation
Mar21

Alexandra Speck Awarded the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) Designation

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s Senior Giving Officer Alexandra Speck was named a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) by CFRE International earlier this month. Speck joins over 6,300 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation, which is the only accredited certification for fundraising professionals. Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set by the CFRE...

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Planet Fitness Comes to Mashpee Now with 4 Locations on The Cape
Mar20

Planet Fitness Comes to Mashpee Now with 4 Locations on The Cape

Attention Chamber members! Massive renovation project nearly completed. All new equipment arrives April 1. Sign up now and enjoy free fitness training, tons of strength and cardio equipment, state of the art men’s and women’s locker rooms plus a whole lot more! Planet Fitness is expanding on Cape Cod! Now with 4 Cape Cod Locations including Falmouth, Wareham , South Yarmouth and a NEW Mashpee location to choose from! From...

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Substance Use Drop-In Night Returns to Community Health Center of Cape Cod in Mashpee
Mar19

Substance Use Drop-In Night Returns to Community Health Center of Cape Cod in Mashpee

The Community Health Center of Cape Cod is pleased to announce that it will again host the Mashpee Substance Use Drop-In Nights, held on the first Tuesday of every month from 4-7 p.m. The Substance Use Drop-In Night was launched by the Mashpee Substance Use Task Force in June 2018 to provide treatment options, counseling and education to individuals and families struggling with substance use and addiction. The program has been very...

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H-2B Coalition Survey from the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
Mar19

H-2B Coalition Survey from the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, as a member of the New England Seasonal Business Coalition, is sharing the following information and we are asking Cape Cod companies to participate in the survey below. The National Association of Landscape Professionals has put together a survey in an effort to record and share with policymakers the negative impacts being felt as a result of the status quo with the H-2B cap. Please click here to...

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CHC Hires Director of Optometry and Expands Optometry Services
Mar14

CHC Hires Director of Optometry and Expands Optometry Services

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod is excited to welcome Dr. Thomas Andrea OD, FAAO as Director of Optometry Services. Dr. Andrea, a resident of Sandwich, most recently served as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the New England School of Optometry and as an Attending Optometrist at the Lynn Community Health Center. Dr. Andrea received his Doctor of Optometry (OD) from the New England College of Optometry (NECO) in Boston...

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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 7 pm. Update: Beginning April, Drop-in Night will be held at the Community Health...

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Cape Cod Child Development Announces Transition Plan
Mar12

Cape Cod Child Development Announces Transition Plan

Affiliation with JTEC will improve programming and stabilize organization’s future Hyannis, MA, March 8, 2019- After months of reflection and deliberation, the Board of Cape Cod Child Development Program has chosen to enter into a management and affiliation agreement with Job Training and Employment Corporation. The Hyannis based organization is a private non-profit corporation that administers both federal and state workforce...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s Dr. Theresa Guanci Wins Massachusetts Dental Society’s 10 Under 10 Award
Feb28

Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s Dr. Theresa Guanci Wins Massachusetts Dental Society’s 10 Under 10 Award

News Release For immediate release: February 26, 2019 For more information, contact: Christopher Ellis, Director of Organizational Advancement (508) 477-5990 www.chcofcapecod.org Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s Dr. Theresa Guanci Wins Massachusetts Dental Society’s 10 Under 10 Award Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod congratulates Theresa Guanci, DMD, on winning Massachusetts Dental Society’s (MDS) prestigious 10...

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MassDOT Canal Transportation Study Update from Canal Region Chamber of Commerce
Feb28

MassDOT Canal Transportation Study Update from Canal Region Chamber of Commerce

On Wednesday, February 13th MassDot presented potential roadway improvements involving the Sagamore and Bourne Bridges. They touched on how these case studies would work individually and in conjunction with one another, as well as, their overall impact on traffic operations. The purpose of this conceptual planning study is to identify existing and future multi-modal transportation deficiencies and needs around the Cape Cod Canal area....

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The Club at New Seabury hires new Director of Membership
Feb21

The Club at New Seabury hires new Director of Membership

Mashpee, MA – The Club at New Seabury has named Bob Higgins Director of Membership. A veteran in the hospitality industry, Bob has spent 12 years in roles ranging from Director of Membership to General Manager. He started his career in hospitality at New Seabury in 2003, developing and executing a comprehensive membership drive that resulted in more than 300 new members in a five year period then experienced similar successes at Ocean...

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H-2B Update Puerto Rico Recruitment Playbook Available
Feb19

H-2B Update Puerto Rico Recruitment Playbook Available

Puerto Rico Recruitment Playbook Available As you know, we have established a relationship with organizations in Puerto Rico in order to assist Cape and Island businesses employ seasonal workforce. Recently we have coordinated with DLA Piper (Puerto Rico) LLC, a global law firm with attorneys in San Juan. They have prepared a playbook with the steps to obtain the authorization from the Office of Employment Service of the Puerto Rico...

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News and Updates from Mashpee Fitness
Feb19

News and Updates from Mashpee Fitness

Vote for Mashpee Fitness! It’s that time of year again! Time to vote for Cape Cod Life’s Best Of Cape Cod. If you love us, please vote Mashpee Fitness as your favorite “Gym/Exercise Studio” on Cape Cod. Help us bring home the GOLD! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019-best-of-survey We are now accepting applications for our Summer Internship Program! Internship opportunities are available at Cape Cod Rehab and...

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Camp Farley Outdoor Education Center hires a new Executive Director
Feb15

Camp Farley Outdoor Education Center hires a new Executive Director

Camp Farley Outdoor Education Center wishes to announce that they have hired a new Executive Director, Jacqueline Porro. Jacqueline has a long history with Camp Farley and is forging ahead with this new beginning while honoring all the best of Farley’s traditions. Plans for summer 2019 are well on their way. We are preparing an enriching and fun filled summer program. Registration is open and we hope you will sign up a lucky...

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Cape & Islands reeling over new short-term rental tax
Feb14

Cape & Islands reeling over new short-term rental tax

February 12, 2019 The sudden passing of the new MA Lodging Tax for short-term rentals on the very eve of the busy booking season has caused significant disruption and confusion for homeowners and property managers on the Cape and Islands. Although vacationers will technically be paying the tax, homeowners and property managers have been thrust overnight into new logistical and financial burdens such as registration of their homes,...

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New Kelley Foundation Nursing Scholarships Announced
Feb05

New Kelley Foundation Nursing Scholarships Announced

The Kelley Foundation Announces New Nursing Scholarships for Cape Cod Community College Students (Cape Cod, MA) – The Edward Bangs Kelley and Elza Kelley Foundation has announced a new scholarship fund which will support nursing students enrolled in the RN-BS program at Cape Cod Community College (CCCC). The program is a partnership between CCCC and the College of Nursing & Health Sciences at UMASS Boston, offering convenience...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Hosts Grand Opening of New Centerville Location
Feb05

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Hosts Grand Opening of New Centerville Location

Centerville – Community Health Center of Cape Cod hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new Centerville office, located at 1185B Falmouth Road, on January 31. There was a great turnout of Board Members, donors, patients, staff, volunteers and community partners to officially open the new office. Community Health Center of Cape Cod Chief Executive Officer Karen Gardner welcomed the crowd and provided information about the Health...

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Cape Cod Law Firm’s “Charity Challenge” Helps Raise Over $20,000 for Cape Abilities
Jan29

Cape Cod Law Firm’s “Charity Challenge” Helps Raise Over $20,000 for Cape Abilities

The Law Offices of John C. Manoog’s “Charity Challenge” matched $10K in donations made to one of the Cape’s well-established non-profits. Hyannis, January 29, 2019 – The Law Offices of John C. Manoog, III, Hyannis, is proud to announce that Cape Abilities, a local non-profit currently celebrating its 50th year serving hundreds of individuals with disabilities on Cape Cod, is the recipient of their 2018...

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Water Protection Tax Info for Members
Jan17

Water Protection Tax Info for Members

January 14, 2019 Cape Cod & Islands Water Protection Trust Fund to be collected by Hotels, Motels, Inns and Bed & Breakfast Establishments When Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ new short term rental tax was passed into law the last week of December, 2018, it included a new trust fund to pay for Cape Cod’s wastewater management. This must be collected by ALL accommodations, including those who have been collecting the local and...

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Monthly HR Support & Legislative Updates from Great Harbor Benefits
Jan17

Monthly HR Support & Legislative Updates from Great Harbor Benefits

Great Harbor Benefits has a few HR Supprt & Legislative updates that might be useful for our business members in the community. Frequent Check-ins: Rethinking Performance Reviews. Upcoming ACA Reporting Deadlines.

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Rotary Announces $100,000 Campaign to Support Habitat Cape Cod
Jan15

Rotary Announces $100,000 Campaign to Support Habitat Cape Cod

The “Decent Place to Live” Campaign Kicks Off with a Grant from Cape Cod 5 January 11, 2019 – “Service above Self” is the motto that Rotary Club members live by, and Cape & Islands Rotary Assistant District Governor, Brad Boyd and the Cape’s nine Rotary Clubs have committed to bringing that motto to life by raising $100,000 for Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod. The “Decent Place to Live” campaign has kicked off with a generous...

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Five HR Challenges Employers Will Face in 2019
Jan15

Five HR Challenges Employers Will Face in 2019

The new year is here, bringing with it a host of opportunities and new challenges for business owners large and small. Changing regulations, court challenges to key regulations and laws at the federal level, and rapidly changing standards in the work environment may all have an impact on HR policies, guidelines and small business insurance policies in the coming year. Here’s a look at some of the most significant challenges and what...

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Au Coeur Mind-Body Center’s Workforce Wellness Training
Jan08

Au Coeur Mind-Body Center’s Workforce Wellness Training

Harvard University researchers report that for every $1 you spend on Workforce Wellness You Save $2.73 through increased performance and reduced absenteeism. Presented at your workplace or in the classrooms at Au Coeur Center, Workforce Wellness Training offers you and your employees dynamic, interactive, custom-designed learning experiences featuring up-to-date research and evidence-based tools. Topics Include: • 21st Century Stress...

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Short-term rentals frequently asked questions
Jan08

Short-term rentals frequently asked questions

Short Term Rentals, New Law Legislation was recently signed into law which subjects short-term rentals of property to the room occupancy excise, G.L. c. 64G, as of July 1, 2019. You can find the new law on the Massachusetts General Law Website. DOR anticipates issuing detailed guidance to explain the administration of the new law. In the meantime, the following provides important information about the new law for those currently...

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Cape Cod Academy is Hosting Weekly Admission Events
Jan08

Cape Cod Academy is Hosting Weekly Admission Events

January 3, 2019…Osterville, MA… Cape Cod Academy (CCA), the only independent, co-educational, college preparatory school serving students from kindergarten to grade 12 on Cape Cod, is hosting Admission Coffee & Conversation sessions every Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m. Join the Head of School, Chad Small, and the Director of Admission, Carrie Salvatore, for a conversation about Cape Cod Academy. Student-led tours will follow....

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Experienced Cape Cod Professionals join Board of Cape Cod Child Development Program
Jan03

Experienced Cape Cod Professionals join Board of Cape Cod Child Development Program

New members bring strong fiscal oversight and non-profit expertise Hyannis, January 3, 2019 – The largest provider of quality early childcare education and Early Intervention on Cape Cod and the Islands has elected to its Board of Directors Paul Niedzwiecki, Executive Director and General Counsel at Southfield Redevelopment Authority, and Frank Mello, CPA and CFP Partner at De Paola Begg and Associates. Niedzwiecki, who will...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s New Centerville Location Now Open
Jan03

Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s New Centerville Location Now Open

Centerville – Community Health Center of Cape Cod has opened an office in Centerville, located at 1185B Falmouth Road in the Gosnold building. This new CHC location provides walk-in care services and is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 to 6:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary to utilize walk-in services for treatment and care of minor injuries and illnesses, and services are open to the public. Walk-in services that can be...

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$70k awarded to Habitat from Willett Foundation
Dec20

$70k awarded to Habitat from Willett Foundation

Habitat Cape Cod Announces $70,000 Grant from Willett Foundation Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation Funds will support a planned ten home neighborhood in Falmouth Yarmouth Port, December 7, 2018 – Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod is pleased to announce it has received a $70,000 grant from the Willett Foundation Fund of the Cape Cod Foundation. These funds will support a planned ten home neighborhood in Falmouth. “We are deeply...

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Local Organizations Receive Donations from The Davenport Companies
Dec20

Local Organizations Receive Donations from The Davenport Companies

THREE LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVE OVER $11,000 IN HOLIDAY DONATIONS FROM THE STAFF AT THE DAVENPORT COMPANIES (SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA) – The Davenport Companies of South Yarmouth, MA recently visited A Baby Center, Katelynn’s Closet and the Cape Cod Times Needy Fund to deliver holiday cheer and supportive donations to these community organizations. With pickup trucks and vans full of requested items, company representatives arrived at...

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Cape Cod Academy Students Selected to Participate in Local Music Festivals
Dec20

Cape Cod Academy Students Selected to Participate in Local Music Festivals

December 14, 2018…Osterville, MA… Cape Cod Academy (CCA), the only independent, co-educational, college preparatory school serving students from kindergarten to grade 12 on Cape Cod, is pleased to announce that CCA students have recently been selected to participate in music festivals in the greater community. All Cape Music Festival Cape & Islands Music Educator’s Association, committed to providing local music students...

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Robert Paul Properties Raises $1,000 for Cape Abilities
Dec20

Robert Paul Properties Raises $1,000 for Cape Abilities

December 19, 2018 – Robert Paul Properties is pleased to announce that their East Dennis Holiday Celebration and Community Give Back fundraising event raised $1,000 for Cape Abilities, and helped to promote the mission of the agency that is currently celebrating its 50th year of service and support for hundreds of individuals with disabilities on Cape Cod. The event, which took place on Thursday, December 6, 2018 in Robert Paul...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Offering Addictions Services in Mashpee, Falmouth and Bourne
Dec14

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Offering Addictions Services in Mashpee, Falmouth and Bourne

For immediate release: December 13, 2018 For more information, contact: Sydnie Lopolito, Advancement Associate (508) 477-5990 www.chcofcapecod.org Community Health Center of Cape Cod Offering Addictions Services in Mashpee, Falmouth and Bourne  Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod continues to do its part to combat Cape Cod’s opioid crisis by offering addictions services to the community in Mashpee, Falmouth and Bourne....

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Update from the WE CAN President
Dec11

Update from the WE CAN President

Update from the WE CAN Board President Because of your important support of our organization, I wanted to let you know that Dianne Gauthier has left WE CAN to pursue other career opportunities. The board will be announcing the search process in the next few days. Our experienced and highly capable staff will continue to plan and maintain all existing programs and services under my and Lori Pinard’s supervision. Please know how...

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The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Recognized as Third Party Lender of the Year by SBA
Nov27

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Recognized as Third Party Lender of the Year by SBA

Hyannis, MA (November 27, 2018) — The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod was recognized by the Small Business Association of Massachusetts as the 2018 SBA Third Party Lender of the Year. The award honored The Coop for its approval of nine 504 projects totaling over $13.7 million dollars, the largest amount for a single financial institution in the Commonwealth. The SBA 504 Loan is designed to provide financing at below market rates...

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Cape Abilities Announces New President/CEO As It Celebrates Its’ 50th Anniversary
Nov15

Cape Abilities Announces New President/CEO As It Celebrates Its’ 50th Anniversary

Hyannis, MA (Nov. 14, 2018) – The Cape Abilities Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Jonathan Sproul (right) has been hired as the new President /CEO of Cape Abilities. He replaces Larry R. Thayer, who has been acting as the interim President/CEO. “We are excited to have Jon join our team”, said Marion Broidrick, Chairman of the Cape Abilities Board of Directors. ” As a native Cape Codder who...

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Mike Morrison/RideAway Adventures Receives Stewardship Award
Nov13

Mike Morrison/RideAway Adventures Receives Stewardship Award

Yarmouth Port, MA, November 2, 2018 — CARE for the Cape and Islands presented their 2018 Stewardship Awards November 1, at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster during the “CARE About a Clean Cape & Islands Summit: Protecting Our Environment from Plastic Pollution and Litter”. The recipients were selected from a variety of nominations from the community based upon the following criteria 1) Shows a commitment to Caring for...

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How Safe is Your Business Online?
Nov06

How Safe is Your Business Online?

Cyberthreats affect all of us and as the busy holidays near the threat rises even more. That’s why the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) has just launched a national initiative to educate small business owners about cybersecurity threats and defenses. A great new site with free resources for small business owners. Learn...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Receives $25,000 Partnership Grant for Capital Needs from Eastern Bank
Oct18

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Receives $25,000 Partnership Grant for Capital Needs from Eastern Bank

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod announced it has received a $25,000 Partnership Grant from Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank. The grant will help fund CHC’s expansion into its fourth office, which will be in Centerville. The new Centerville location, conveniently located on Route 28 at West Main Street in the Gosnold building, will provide the Mid, Lower and Outer Cape communities with more access to...

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CHC of Cape Cod Raises $68,000 at 18th Annual Golf Tournament
Oct09

CHC of Cape Cod Raises $68,000 at 18th Annual Golf Tournament

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod hosted another successful golf tournament this year at Pocasset Golf Club on Monday, September 24, raising $68,000 in funds to support the Health Center, the most ever, and welcoming 112 individual golfers, the most since 2007. An incredible turnout of sponsors, committee members, players and volunteers participated in the tournament, the Maney Family Putting Contest, raffles and a live...

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You might be looking for the wrong job!
Oct01

You might be looking for the wrong job!

If you’re a high school senior, college student, or one of the many young adults who would rather jump into a technical position without a degree, you’ve no doubt already found out that the job market is ultra-competitive. But there are industries that need you, and your tech skills, just not in the ways you might imagine. So if you’re looking for a high-pay gig and don’t mind stepping away from the desk, read on for the top four...

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Help is within Reach: Support for Cape Cod employees and family members
Sep25

Help is within Reach: Support for Cape Cod employees and family members

Sometimes it is difficult to balance all of lice’s activities and priorities. To make life’s challenges easier to handle, Reach EAP can provide resources and information on these and other topics: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Managing Stress, Anxiety, and Anger Effective Communication Creating Family and Workplace Harmony Making Time for Yourself Adequate Sleep Referral and Follow-up Services Services include: Face-to-Face,...

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Davenport Celebrates 15 Year Club Inductees
Sep25

Davenport Celebrates 15 Year Club Inductees

DAVENPORT COMPANIES INDUCT SIX INTO 15-YEAR CLUB (SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA) – The Davenport Companies of South Yarmouth, MA recently celebrated the induction of six staff members into the company’s “15-Year Club”. The Club honors those who have reached 15 years of service at an annual celebration, complete with a video presentation, cocktail party and live entertainment. Recognized in 2018 were: John O’Keefe of Davenport Realty Apartment...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Wins Five 2018 HRSA Awards in Quality Improvement
Sep20

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Wins Five 2018 HRSA Awards in Quality Improvement

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod was recently recognized by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)’s Bureau of Primary Healthcare for numerous quality improvement achievements in 2018. The non-profit organization was awarded grants for its success in Electronic Health Record Reporting, Clinical Quality Improvement, Health Center Quality, Advancing Health Information Technology and Achieving...

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Cape Cod Child Development Streamlines Wareham Services
Sep18

Cape Cod Child Development Streamlines Wareham Services

Cape Cod Child Development Streamlines Wareham Services Organization focuses on long-standing Head Start program in Onset Wareham, MA, (September 14, 2018) – In order to best allocate their Wareham area resources, Cape Cod Child Development Program (CCCDP) will be closing its Sandwich Road preschool, formerly known as The ABC Learning Center, on October 26, while keeping their Head Start program in Onset open at 314 Onset Avenue. Over...

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Workplace Wellness Program from Great Harbor Benefits
Sep13

Workplace Wellness Program from Great Harbor Benefits

Wellness Services Overview This services overview features examples of the available wellness resources and tools. Download now. Workplace Wellness: FAQs About Wellness Programs Get your wellness program questions answered with this Workplace Wellness article. Download...

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Mashpee Chamber Welcomes Three New Board of Directors
Sep12

Mashpee Chamber Welcomes Three New Board of Directors

Mashpee, MA—The Mashpee Chamber of Commerce has welcomed three new Board of Directors to the organization.  Marybeth Fenton, General Manager of L.L. Bean Mashpee, Maureen Gardner, Executive Director of Laurentide at Mashpee Commons, and Julie Quintero-Schulz, Director of Marketing from The Club at New Seabury have all been nominated and approved to the Board.  “Our Board of Directors assists the Executive Team at the Mashpee Chamber...

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Reminder about expired or unused prescription
Sep11

Reminder about expired or unused prescription

Please take a moment today and look in your home for any unwanted, expired or unused prescription medications and safely dispose of them in the kiosk at the Mashpee Police Station lobby (don’t forget pet medications). This Prescription Drug Kiosk is available year round, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is free and no questions asked. Note: The police station is only able to accept pills. Any liquids, aerosols,...

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Community Health Center of Cape Cod Dedicates Outreach and Enrollment Center to Founders, and Center for Health Access to Mary Ann Waygan
Aug30

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Dedicates Outreach and Enrollment Center to Founders, and Center for Health Access to Mary Ann Waygan

Mashpee – Though Community Health Center of Cape Cod has expanded since its humble beginnings as the Falmouth Free Clinic, the organization continues to honor its roots. During this year’s National Health Center Week, held from August 12-18, CHC announced the dedication of its Outreach and Enrollment Center to its collective founders. Mary Ann Waygan, one of these founders, was additionally honored with the opening of the Mary Ann...

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New Article for Young Entrepreneurs by ReadyJob.Org
Aug30

New Article for Young Entrepreneurs by ReadyJob.Org

Your Million Dollar Idea is Waiting: Tips for Jumpstarting Your Startup Entrepreneurs are everywhere. Unfortunately, many of them don’t know they have what it takes to break away from the traditional workforce. Regardless of your age, starting your own business is an adventure that can pay off in a big way. From 13-year-old Moziah Bridges to wildly successful entrepreneurs that didn’t start until after their 40th birthday, there are...

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Waves of Therapeutic Touch has a new name
Aug30

Waves of Therapeutic Touch has a new name

New name……WAVES HEALING THERAPIES, INC. New web address……waves.massagetherapy.com Voted…..Best Massage in The Enterprise, Best of the Upper Cape Magazine New Therapist!! Jodi Fournier LMT has joined WAVES and is accepting clients (starting Sept 11) for Deep Tissue/Therapeutic, Relaxation, Hot Stone, and Pregnancy Massages!!! Jodi has 20 yrs experience in Massage. She has owned her own practice as well as having worked for several...

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Section 6055 Reporting from Great Harbor Benefits
Aug23

Section 6055 Reporting from Great Harbor Benefits

We have the necessary resources to help businesses with Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements regarding individuals covered under an employer sponsored health plan. 6055 Reporting Workbook Services Overview This services overview highlights the Section 6055 Reporting Workbook. Download now. ACA Implementation FAQs This ACA Overview describes the FAQs issued by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Treasury...

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New Leadership at Cape Cod Child Development
Aug07

New Leadership at Cape Cod Child Development

HYANNIS, MA. – Cape Cod Child Development is pleased to welcome Nancy Sorbo as the new Interim Agency Director. Sorbo replaces Anne Colwell, who served as the agency’s CEO since 2015. CCCD Board President Sheryl Walsh expressed appreciation for Ms. Colwell’s efforts on behalf of the agency: “Anne has decided to pursue other professional opportunities. She has worked hard to foster integral relationships with other non-profits and was...

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Employee Retention Resources from Great Harbor Benefits
Jul26

Employee Retention Resources from Great Harbor Benefits

ARE YOU STRUGGLING TO RETAIN VALUABLE TALENT?  According to a survey from Multiple Generations at Work, 91 percent of millennials will stay at a job for less than three years. Learn how to prevent turnover and retain your top talent with an arsenal of toolkits, articles and guides that offer valuable tips on how to keep your employees happy. ARE YOU EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR EMPLOYEES?  Most workers leave their jobs...

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Transition of Leadership at Cape Abilities
Jul03

Transition of Leadership at Cape Abilities

Hyannis, MA, July 3, 2018 – Cape Abilities Board of Directors has announced that Rosalie Edes, its President/Executive Director since November 2014, will be leaving Cape Abilities effective Monday, July 10, 2018 to pursue other opportunities to advance services for individuals with disabilities. As a parent of a young man with Down Syndrome, Ms. Edes has a strong personal mission that has driven her professional choices...

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Cape Cod Child Development Announces Parent Company Name: FamilyLinks
Jun26

Cape Cod Child Development Announces Parent Company Name: FamilyLinks

Hyannis, MA, June 26, 2018 – Cape Cod Child Development announced the creation of a new parent company name: FamilyLinks, which will represent the broader partnerships and vision that have evolved during CCCDP’s 47 year history. CEO Anne Colwell made the soft announcement to an enthusiastic crowd of supporters at CCCDP’s annual meeting back in late April. “We are the leading early education provider in the region, but we are more than...

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Nauset Disposal Accelerates Growth by Expanding Service Offerings to Plymouth
Jun21

Nauset Disposal Accelerates Growth by Expanding Service Offerings to Plymouth

Nauset Disposal Accelerates Growth by Expanding Service Offerings to Plymouth Orleans, MA – Nauset Disposal, Cape Cod’s leading private waste hauler, announced that effective July 1, the company will be offering residential service to customers in the town of Plymouth. In addition to the new territory, Nauset Disposal will be opening a second location in Plymouth, MA in August 2018. This location will accommodate the...

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There’s No Place Like Mashpee Video
Jun07

There’s No Place Like Mashpee Video

For anyone who couldn’t make it to the Mashpee Chamber Annual Dinner this past May, here is a glimpse of what was celebrated that evening. Thank you to Mashpee TV for help creating this video!

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Cape Cod Academy announces new members to its Board of Trustees
Jun05

Cape Cod Academy announces new members to its Board of Trustees

May 31, 2018…Osterville, MA… Cape Cod Academy (CCA), an independent school serving students from kindergarten to grade 12, announces that two new board members have been appointed to the school’s Board of Trustees. They are Charlotte Canzano and Kim Straubing, both residents of Osterville. Charlotte Canzano has enjoyed visiting Cape Cod her entire life and now calls it home. Her passion for the Cape has been passed onto her four...

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Account Ability Consulting Inc.’s Susan R. Cook Recieves 2018 Top 100 ProAdvisors Award
May31

Account Ability Consulting Inc.’s Susan R. Cook Recieves 2018 Top 100 ProAdvisors Award

ACCOUNT ABILITY CONSULTING INC.’S SUSAN R. COOK RECIEVES 2018 TOP 100 PROADVISORS AWARD MASHPEE, MA May 31, 2018. Account Ability Consulting Inc. is pleased to announce that Susan R. Cook has been named a 2018 Top ProAdvisor by Insightful Accountant, an independent news and information source written specifically for the small business advisor who needs to stay current on the latest news and offerings in accounting technology,...

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Cape Abilities returns to Orleans!
May17

Cape Abilities returns to Orleans!

Hyannis, MA, May 14, 2018 – Cape Abilities, a non-profit organization that serves more than 420 individuals with disabilities across Cape Cod, is thrilled to announce its return to the town where it was first established as Nauset Workshop 50 years ago. The purchase of the former Masonic Building at 107 Main Street in Orleans is the next step in the fulfillment of the agency’s strategic plan to ensure that it will offer...

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Cape Cod Academy students join Woods Hole Research Center scientists to assess health of local rivers
May10

Cape Cod Academy students join Woods Hole Research Center scientists to assess health of local rivers

Osterville, MA – May 7, 2018. Sixty high school students from Cape Cod Academy (CCA) joined scientists from the Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) last week for a day of research to assess the health of local rivers and their watersheds. This was the fourth year in a row that Cape Cod Academy has marked Water Day, a day of hands-on learning about local waterways. Implemented by Keith Lewison, CCA’s humanities teacher and...

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Press Release: The Club at New Seabury Hires Pedro Gonzalez, Director of Food & Beverage
Apr17

Press Release: The Club at New Seabury Hires Pedro Gonzalez, Director of Food & Beverage

Gonzalez has worked in the restaurant industry for over 30 years. For the last four years he has served as Executive Director of Restaurants, Director of Food & Beverage, and Director of Fine Dining at The Greenbrier, America’s Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Prior to The Greenbrier, he served in various Restaurant General Manager roles for more than 20 years. Gonzalez received a BBA in Business Administration and...

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CAPE COD ACADEMY SCIENCE TEACHER SELECTED FOR TEACHING FELLOWSHIP AT YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
Apr12

CAPE COD ACADEMY SCIENCE TEACHER SELECTED FOR TEACHING FELLOWSHIP AT YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

April 10, 2018…Cape Cod Academy (CCA) Science Department Chair, Abby Wood, has been selected to participate in Ecology Project International (EPI)’s Teacher Fellowship to Yellowstone National Park. Abby is one of 12 teacher fellows chosen from around the country to participate in the EPI’s Teacher Fellowship to Yellowstone. The fellowship is an eight-day (April 7-14) intensive course in inquiry-based teaching methods through hands-on...

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New Executive Director Announced for Friends of Bass River
Apr06

New Executive Director Announced for Friends of Bass River

(SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA) – Friends of Bass River, the regional nonprofit launched in 2017 to protect the delicate ecosystem of the Bass River Estuarine System, is excited to welcome Brian Weiner as their new Executive Director. In his new role, Weiner will represent Friends of Bass River to the public, towns, government, civic groups and other non-profits to raise awareness of the critical environmental issues the river currently faces....

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Common sense and good manners: The importance of job-readiness skills in the workplace
Apr03

Common sense and good manners: The importance of job-readiness skills in the workplace

Common sense and good manners: The importance of job-readiness skills in the workplace Employers traditionally focus on job skills and applicable knowledge when seeking out capable young job candidates. Hiring managers and human resource personnel need people with specific abilities which enable them to succeed in a given job and add value to the company. In recent years, employers have found that many young adults they bring into...

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CHC Launches Structured Outpatient Addictions Program
Mar27

CHC Launches Structured Outpatient Addictions Program

Community Health Center of Cape Cod is expanding its addictions treatment services. The Health Center has launched a Structured Outpatient Addictions Program (SOAP) for individuals who may be just leaving detox or are in need of daily, more structured outpatient support. This program is unique as it focuses on substance use treatment through intensive counseling and access to primary care services, and also addresses many of the other...

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“Small Business Sales Are Up” in latest S.C.O.R.E. Article
Mar06

“Small Business Sales Are Up” in latest S.C.O.R.E. Article

Revenue is trending upward for small businesses across the nation. Use these stats and insights to help you climb on board the upswing and increase small business sales in 2018—and beyond. Our infographic, “Small Business Sales Are Up,” showcases the bright spots—and identifies the stumbling blocks that continue to challenge owners. Steady is the word for small business growth during 2017. In a Statista survey of small business...

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Quintero-Schulz Chosen as The Club at New Seabury’s Director of Marketing
Feb20

Quintero-Schulz Chosen as The Club at New Seabury’s Director of Marketing

Mashpee, MA— February 7, 2018 – The Club at New Seabury “New Seabury” has selected Julie Quintero-Schulz, of Centerville, MA to be its new Director of Marketing. Ms. Quintero-Schulz began this newly created position on January 30th, 2018, and will pay specific attention to continually improving the marketability and membership growth surrounding New Seabury. Quintero-Schulz graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s in...

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Eastern Bank Recognized Among the Best for Middle Market Businesses for Second Year in a Row
Feb08

Eastern Bank Recognized Among the Best for Middle Market Businesses for Second Year in a Row

BOSTON, February 7, 2018 – Financial research firm Greenwich Associates recently named Eastern Bank one of the top banks for businesses regionally, bestowing Eastern with three Greenwich Excellence Awards in the categories “Cash Management, Overall Satisfaction,” “Likelihood to Recommend / Net Promoter Score” and “Proactively Provides Advice,” in the Northeast’s Middle Market segment. Among the 600 banks evaluated nationally, Eastern...

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Please check out the Town of Mashpee’s Interactive Trail Map!
Feb06

Please check out the Town of Mashpee’s Interactive Trail Map!

NEW INTERACTIVE TRAIL MAP! Please check out the Town of Mashpee’s Interactive Trail Map! Click on a trail, and see a pop-up menu complete with the Trail Guide, Trail Video, trail length, and parking locations. Please check out our new trail videos for Johns Pond, Santuit Pond, and the Mashpee River Woodlands, done by Team 118. Read...

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Mashpee Plastic Bag Ban Bylaw Reminder
Jan29

Mashpee Plastic Bag Ban Bylaw Reminder

The Town of Mashpee has had a plastic bag ban in effect since March 20, 2017. Therefore, by March 20, 2018 all plastic bag use should be ceased. To read about this ban in the town Bylaws, follow this link: https://www.mashpeema.gov/sites/mashpeema/files/uploads/2017_town_code.pdf  Pages 95-99 detail the ban, specify what bags are banned, and details limited exceptions to the...

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GREATER HAYNNIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NAMES PRESIDENT/CEO, ENTERING NEW ERA
Jan23

GREATER HAYNNIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NAMES PRESIDENT/CEO, ENTERING NEW ERA

Hyannis, MA — Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce names President /CEO, Todd Deluca. After an intense six month process, the Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce has selected Mr. Deluca to help grow the Chamber and promote Hyannis and its surrounding villages. “Todd brings a strong background in tourism and business to the Chamber. In his most recent role as President of the Exeter, NH Chamber of Commerce, he demonstrated the skills we...

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How Employers Can Make Their Company More Attractive to Entry-Level Job Seekers and Keep the Local Talent Pool Stocked
Jan23

How Employers Can Make Their Company More Attractive to Entry-Level Job Seekers and Keep the Local Talent Pool Stocked

How Employers Can Make Their Company More Attractive to Entry-Level Job Seekers and Keep the Local Talent Pool Stocked Many recent high-school and college graduates come out of their education with a “grass is greener” philosophy when it comes to finding an entry-level job. Businesses – especially in smaller to mid-size towns, often have to contend with a depleted talent pool as young adults leave their hometowns looking for...

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Resources from Murray & MacDonald Insurance Services, Inc
Jan11

Resources from Murray & MacDonald Insurance Services, Inc

Critical Cyber Exploits Affect Nearly All Computers Cyber security researchers recently announced the discovery of two major security flaws that could allow hackers to bypass regular security measures and obtain normally inaccessible data. The flaws, referred to as Meltdown and Spectre, are both caused by design flaws found in nearly all modern processors. These vulnerabilities can be exploited to access all of the data found in...

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Cape Abilities Announces New Board of Directors
Jan11

Cape Abilities Announces New Board of Directors

Cape Abilities Announces New Board of Directors, Chairman and Two New Members Hyannis, MA, January 10, 2018 – Cape Abilities, a non-profit organization well-known for providing quality services for individuals with disabilities across Cape Cod, recently announced the appointment of Danyel Bianchi-Matteson and David Robinson to its Board of Directors, and Scott Rockman as its new Board Chairman. With over 49 years of...

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The Cottages at New Seabury
Dec05

The Cottages at New Seabury

New Seabury is an upscale, resort community located on Cape Cod in Mashpee, Massachusetts and situated on over 1,500 acres of land bordering Nantucket Sound. A charming seaside community, the cottages at New Seabury, offer beautiful homes set amidst the country club setting and resort style living. The Cottages at New Seabury New Seabury’s newest offering, The Cottages at New Seabury, evokes a simpler time and a return to Old...

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Good News: Cape Cod Children’s Museum merges with Cape Cod Child Development
Oct24

Good News: Cape Cod Children’s Museum merges with Cape Cod Child Development

Merger Sets Stage for Bright Future at Children’s Museum Mashpee, MA, October 23 2017 – The Cape Cod Children’s Museum is delighted to announce its merger with Cape Cod Child Development Program the leading provider of early childhood education in the region. “The Museum has been growing steadily over the years, and we had reached a stage where in order to meet the administrative requirements of a larger organization, we either had to...

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Cape Abilities Announces New Associate Executive Director for Program Operations
Sep26

Cape Abilities Announces New Associate Executive Director for Program Operations

Hyannis, MA, September 26, 2017 Cape Abilities, a non-profit organization well-known for providing quality services for individuals with disabilities across Cape Cod, welcomes Leah LaCross as its new Associate Executive Director for Program Operations, effective immediately. Ms. LaCross comes to Cape Abilities from the Duffy Health Center where she was the Director of Program Development and Quality. Prior to that, she served in a...

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Cape and islands United Way Launches New Affinity Group Women United
Sep26

Cape and islands United Way Launches New Affinity Group Women United

(Hyannisport, MA) Eighty women gathered at the Hyannisport Club on Wednesday to launch WOMEN UNITED. A new affinity group of the Cape and Islands United Way, WOMEN UNITED is galvanizing to raise funds and mobilize volunteers in support of early education and care for Cape Cod families. Speaker Cindy Horgan, Director of Cape Cod Children’s Place in Eastham and an expert in parent education and engagement, declared the need to “Start at...

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Mashpee Cultural Council – Press Release
Sep05

Mashpee Cultural Council – Press Release

MASHPEE CULTURAL COUNCIL SEEKS FUNDING PROPOSALS Proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs due October 16 Monday October 16th is the MASHPEE CULTURAL COUNCIL’s deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community. This is for funding for projects that will occur in calendar year 2018. The application process is entirely on-line. Paper...

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Royal Cotuit – 4 Star Facility
Aug04

Royal Cotuit – 4 Star Facility

Did you know that The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid work with the State to conduct annual inspections to ensure facilities are providing quality care? They use a 5 star system to measure quality of care and customer service. A rating of 4 stars indicates that the facility is above average in quality of care, staffing and inspections! We are pleased to announce… Royal Cotuit is now a 4-Star Facility! Royal Cotuit is a Nursing...

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Why I Read the Mashpee Chamber Newsletter:
Jul13

Why I Read the Mashpee Chamber Newsletter:

Report on Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority Meeting to Mashpee Chamber You don’t need to read further than the title of this article to understand why I make it my business to read the Mashpee Chamber Newsletter.  I read it because I learn about all sorts of things that are important to our community. In one issue I learned about the June 20th  Regional Transit Authority meeting, the subject of which would be Cape Cod transportation...

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Cape Abilities awarded Development & Education Grant from Bank of America
May25

Cape Abilities awarded Development & Education Grant from Bank of America

Hyannis MA, May 25, 2017 – Cape Abilities has received a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation in support of its Employment & Vocational Skills Training Program located at the Cape Abilities Farm in Dennis. This grant will assist in the funding of a Vocational Specialist, a former Special Education Curriculum Consultant and a Master Gardener, who will provide support to job coaches and farm staff,...

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Maritime Meanderings Rack Cards
May07

Maritime Meanderings Rack Cards

Maritime Meanderings Rack Cards Thanks to a grant from CARE for the Cape & Islands, support through the MA Cultural Council grant to the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce—and advice from a number of our great historical societies–we put together a set of self-guided tours of our seafaring heritage. These Maritime Meanderings draw attention to the unique character of the region, its place in history, and the impact of our...

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Mashpee Parks
Sep01

Mashpee Parks

  The Mashpee Dog Park opened on the morning of July 15th. The park is a spacious area with separate sections for younger dogs, older dogs, and a training area. It is a wonderful place to take your canine companions out and to let them roam free of leashes. The Mashpee Dog Park is a part of Heritage Park and is located on Ashmut Road, which is located just off Route 130.     The Mashpee Community Park has been recently renovated and...

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About Becki

Hello, my name is Becki Grainger and I will be doing blog entries on this website for the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce. You have probably heard of my name through the Mashpee Magazine and this website. I have been working here since May of 2014. I have several different responsibilities at the Chamber. The latest work I have done was to create the slideshow presentation for the Annual Dinner. Previously, I have created a few websites...

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Cape and Islands United Way
Jan07

Cape and Islands United Way

“When you give here, it stays here.” The mission of the United Way is to improve peoples lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. Across the country, the United Way activates community resources to make the greatest possible impact. The United Way system includes approximately 1,400 community-based United Way organizations. Each is independent, separately incorporated and governed by local volunteers. The...

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Advertising on MashpeeChamber.com

Dear Members, At this time, please contact the Mashpee Chamber of Commerce directly using the methods and details at the bottom right of every page of this site in order to learn more about advertising online. More details and online payment methods will be made available soon. Thank you, Mashpee Chamber Staff

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Force 4 Photography Aerial Video
Jun13

Force 4 Photography Aerial Video

Thanks to Force 4 Photography for shooting aerial footage of our Annual Golf Tournament at Willowbend in Mashpee.  We had a great time, and look forward to next year’s tournament! Aerial video and photography are a unique and exciting way to showcase properties and events.  Contact the Mashpee Chamber or Force 4 Photography about how you can get involved in showing off your business via aerial video or virtual...

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Mashpee Making Headlines Video and 2014 Magazine

Mashpee Making Headlines Video and 2014 Magazine To view our magazine, click the link:  Mashpee Magazine 2014 pdf To view the video, press play!

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