Year: 2015

WeNeedaVacation.com celebrates 18th Anniversary

A lot has happened since we began in 1997, when the internet was a baby: Our team has grown, the vacation rental industry has changed, we opened a second office, and our annual following of Cape and Island vacationers has grown to 80,000+. Thank you to our 4000+ loyal homeowners who make this business fun!…

Cape Cod Book Signing Affair and Art Benefit December 19

Orleans, MA — Known for bringing visual artists and collectors together, the Addison Art Gallery is now planning a special event to bring authors and book lovers together for a fun and intriguing afternoon to benefit the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod. This first “Cape Cod Book Signing Affair” will be held Saturday, December 19 from…

Rockland Trust wins 1st place in the Top Places to Work

Dear Orleans Chamber of Commerce Member, The Orleans Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Rockland Trust Company for earning  1st place in the Top Places to Work for Large Corporations in Massachusetts, by The Boston Globe.  “We are really proud of this honor,” said Stephen Polowczyk, AVP Branch Manager of the Rockland Trust in…

Orleans Winter Farmers’ Market Returns for Season Two

Eastham, MA – The Community Development Partnership (CDP) is pleased to announce the return of the Orleans Winter Farmers’ Market on Saturday, December 5th 2015 at 9:00 AM in the cafeteria of the Nauset Regional Middle School—70 Route 28 Orleans. Season Two features more vendors and a larger variety of products. Cape Cod Healthcare has…

Orleans Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Local Business and Individuals

ORLEANS, Ma. – The Orleans Chamber of Commerce recently held its 26th Annual Meeting and Dinner at the Jailhouse Tavern. Highlights of the evening included the recognition of several businesses and individuals for excellence and outstanding achievement. Presided over by Board Chair, Erik Oliver of Wash Safe Industries, the meeting included the election of the…

Cape Cod Human Resources Assoc. Meeting Announcement

Cape Cod Human Resources Association invites business owners and human resource professionals to our monthly breakfast meeting at the Holiday Inn, Route 132, Hyannis on Thursday, December 3 from 7:30 to 9:00 AM. Topic: The Upcoming Changes To Overtime Exemption Regulations: What To Expect And How To Prepare Presenter: Attorney Jack Dolan, Founder, Lighthouse Legal Counsel, LLC Changes…

Addison Art Gallery shares with Lower Cape Outreach

Cape Cod — Addison Art Gallery, the most active gallery in the region, will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a weekend of sharing and a party on Saturday, November 28 from 5 to 7. According to Helen Addison, “Acknowledging our 20 years of good fortune, we will be donating a portion of all sales made…

Arts Foundation of Cape Cod to Award Over $15,000 in Fall Grants

(Centerville, MA, November 10, 2015) – On Thursday, November 19th, the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod will be awarding over $15,000 in grants to local organizations at an Awards Reception at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod beginning at 5:30pm. The Arts Foundation was able to grant awards to 17 of the 54 organizations who applied…

Tips from SCORE: Characteristics of an entrepreneur

Question: I have started a small business on the Cape. What are some of the mistakes that others have made that I should be aware of as I take the journey of entrepreneurism Answer: Everyone starts the journey with great excitement, energy and passion. Maintaining that emotion while being realistic is key. Focus on the…

Nauset Disposal Customers Give Back via Curb Hunger Campaign

Orleans, MA- From November 9 to November 20 Nauset Disposal is encouraging all residential customers to place non-perishable food items by their trash toter on their scheduled day for pick up; the non-perishables will be donated to the Family Pantry of Cape Cod. “As the winter approaches and our population on Cape Cod decreases, us…