Chamber News

Celebrate Our Waters Weekend Returns Sept. 18, 19 & 20

Orleans, MA   The Orleans Pond Coalition today announced the final schedule for its 6th annual Celebrate Our Waters Festival, featuring approximately 50 free water-related activities, nature walks, and talks for adults and kids of all ages at over 30 locations in and around Orleans. The two-day festival additionally includes a family-friendly kick-off event Friday evening,…

4th Annual ClamBQ, The Orleans Food and Music Festival

Orleans, MA (September 2, 2015) — The Orleans Chamber of Commerce will host the 4th annual ClamBQ, The Orleans Food and Music Festival, on Saturday, September 26 from 11:30 AM – 6 PM. The expanded festival has outgrown its original location at Odd Fellow’s Hall and will be held on the field at Eldredge Park…

3 Leadership Principles from the Revolutionary War That Still Apply Today

On Sunday, January 21, 1776, in a small New England church, Pastor Peter Muhlenberg delivered one of the most dramatic sermons of his career. Muhlenberg’s text for the day was Ecclesiastics 3 where it explains, “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven: a time to be born, and a…

Oceana Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Since 1990 Oceana, a favorite shopping destination located in the heart of Orleans, has been a dedicated member of the Orleans community. This year marks the 25th anniversary for this locally founded and locally owned shop of fine gifts, crafts and much more.  To celebrate this milestone an in-store celebration will be held on Thursday,…

Orleans Chamber Foundation Awards Scholarships to Nauset High School Graduates

Pictured from left to right: Aana Godshalk, Lucas LaBranche, Macklyn O’Hara, Caleb Linnell, Emily Silvestri. Photo by Kate Paradise Photography 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 2015 graduating class at Nauset…

How to Find Great Content Easily

If you’ve been looking for ways to market your business, you’ve undoubtedly been told you need to share great content. Creating it is one easy way to find it but who has the time to always be creating brand new content? You can still establish yourself as a helpful resource to existing and potential customers…

Arts Foundation of Cape Cod August Concerts – 2015

(Centerville, MA) June 10, 2015 – The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod has partnered with the HyArts District, the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Mashpee and the Falmouth Village Association to  present 12 free outdoor concerts during the month of August. According to Christine Mascott, Director of Programs for the Arts Foundation, ” We…

Orleans Chamber of Commerce and Arts Foundation of Cape Cod joint Business After Hours

Kevin Howard and artist Robert Cardinal unveil the 2014 official Pops in the Park commemorative painting.Photo by William F. Pomeroy ORLEANS, Ma. – The Orleans Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours provide an opportunity for members and non-members to mingle and build business relationships in an informal, relaxed business setting.  This month’s Business After Hours…

How to Be a Better Leader in Business

I’ve compiled some of the most valuable leadership lessons I’ve learned over my career and I wanted to share them with you. Communicate All that You Know The best place to start is “communicate all that you know.” In my lifetime I have seen two types of leaders; one keeps all his knowledge to himself,…