Chamber News

Orleans Chamber Named Recipient of Two Communications Excellence Awards

ORLEANS, MA (June 17, 2017) — The Orleans Chamber of Commerce has been named a winner of two industry awards that recognize communications and marketing work. Presented annually by Alexandria, Va.-based Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Communications Excellence awards program is designed to celebrate exceptional work in the areas of advertising and marketing,…

Orleans Chamber Foundation Awards Scholarships to Nauset High School Graduates

ORLEANS, Ma. – The Orleans Chamber Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s scholarship awards. Five one-thousand-dollar book awards were granted to local students of the 2017 graduating class at Nauset Regional High School. Kylee Christensen of Dennisport will be attending University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dakota Yuknavich of Harwich planned to attend…

6 Reasons Solopreneurs Need a Chamber Membership

If you’re a solopreneur, you’re likely putting in some long hours building your business. Anything that helps you be more productive for little money is a necessary investment for you at this point. You may have thought briefly about the chamber and then decided against it because when you think of older people standing around…

Music Goes Live in Orleans!

Music Goes Live in Orleans! New Summer Music Festival in Orleans Seeking Local Bands ORLEANS, MA – Local bands, listen up. There’s a new music fest in town: Live in Orleans!, a 6-week music series featuring four bands every Tuesday from July 11-Aug. 15. Concerts will be held from 5-7 p.m. in various locations throughout…

Call for Exhibitors at Lower Cape Home & Garden Expo

Annual Show Set for April 8th at Cape Cod Regional Tech High School HARWICH, MA – February 14, 2017 – One of the most popular home shows on the Cape is back and looking for exhibitors. Free and open to the public, the Lower Cape Home & Garden Expo returns to Cape Cod Regional Technical…

New Affordable Employee Assistance Plan Announced to Help with Substance Abuse Crisis

As a response to the opioid and substance abuse crisis, our organization has partnered with others* to offer an affordable employee assistance plan (EAP) for local companies which will help colleagues and their families struggling with work or personal life issues.  REACH EAP, offered by Diamond Healthcare is a confidential, short term, counselling service for…

Marijuana Act Update – Changes that start December 15th

Derived from information provided by KP Law and AIM. Sent by the Cape Cod Chamber Beginning December 15,” personal use” of marijuana will be legal for a person at least 21 years old. General Laws c. 94G SS7 provides that individuals, but not businesses, will be permitted to engage in a range of activities as…

5th Annual ClamBQ, The Orleans Food and Music Festival

Orleans, MA (September 19, 2016) — The Orleans Chamber of Commerce will host the 5th annual ClamBQ! The Orleans Food and Music Festival, on Saturday, October 1st from 10:30 AM – 5 PM—at a new time this year.  The festival has tripled in attendance from 1,000 in 2015 to 3,000 in 2015, and will be…

American Pickers coming to Massachusetts!

The American Pickers, Mike and Frank, are heading to Massachusetts this Fall and we’re looking for leads throughout the region, specifically interesting people with interesting items and lots of them! We’d love to spread the word in your area as soon as possible, so the sooner people with collections reach out to us the better.…
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