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Cape Cod 5 Announces Grants Totaling $250,000 to Support Local Food and Housing Security Efforts

Pledge includes immediate philanthropic donations to local organizations, along with increase of the Bank’s Employee Donation Match Program to help support the most pressing community needs at this time. Hyannis, MA – Cape Cod 5 recently announced the first of its 2021 community pandemic support with grants totaling $250,000 from its Foundation to support local…

Cape Cod Village is Orleans Stop & Shop Community Bag Beneficiary for February

Cape Cod Village has been selected by Orleans Stop & Shop as beneficiary of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program for the month of February! The program is simple: Cape Cod Village will receive a $1.00 donation every time a $2.50 reusable GIVE BACK Community Bag is purchased during the month of February at the Orleans Stop & Shop! We are…

Cape Cod Ocean Community Updates public on shark visibility off Wellfleet

Local Nonprofit and chamber member Cape Cod Ocean Community (CCOC) continued their winter webinar series and hosted a recent Webinar highlighting the visibility of sharks off of Wellfleet.  CCOC continues into year three of their work towards public safety initiatives concerning shark dangers..  CCOC recently made a financial donation to local research firm Moosh Systems who presented on their Wellfleet project. (Mooshsystems.com).   The Moosh team conducted surveillance of Wellfleet shores in the summer of 2020.  They captured compelling…

Maxine Minkoff Joins The Centers for Culture and History in Orleans as Executive Director

ORLEANS – Dr. Maxine Minkoff is joining the Centers for Culture and History in Orleans (the CHO) as Executive Director, effective February 1. She brings more than four decades of teaching, administration, strategic planning and management consulting expertise to her new role. Living in Orleans, she also has been a visible proponent of town planning…

Adopting a Pet Can Help with New Year’s Resolutions

Pet ownership increases activity, helps manage mental health  With 2021 upon us, many will once again make New Year’s resolution that may or may not stick beyond January. For those looking to increase activity levels while decreasing stress and other mental health ailments, the Animal Rescue League of Boston (ARL) reminds the public that pet…

7 Lower Cape Based Non-Profits Collaborate to Better Serve the Community

The Cape Cod Foundation, the Cape Cod 5 Foundation, Inc. and The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod Charitable Foundation support the effort  Cape Cod Children’s Place, The Community Development Partnership, The Family Pantry of Cape Cod, Helping Our Women, Homeless Prevention Council, Lower Cape Outreach Council, and WE CAN joined together in the fall of…

COVID-19 Test Sites Open for Appointments on Cape Cod

Appointments for safe and more affordable COVID-19 testing services are now available on Cape Cod at two testing sites: Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis and Barnstable County Fairgrounds in Falmouth. To receive a test, individuals must book an appointment in advance by calling the Community Testing Line at 508-862-5595. Tests for asymptomatic individuals are…

Agway of Cape Cod Donates $15,000 of Pet Food

Agway of Cape Cod celebrated the season of giving earlier this month by donating approximately $15,000 of pet food to two local animal shelters, the MSPCA in Centerville and the Animal Rescue League of Boston in Brewster.  The Agway team hand-delivered the 4 large pallets of dry pet food and treats to the organizations on…

LMC & SBC Cedar Congratulate Mid-Cape Home Centers on 125 Years in Business

President Jack Stevenson, Lumber Buyer Jim Baker, VP of Sales Dale Simmons, and Owner Jeff Plank pictured with the SBC Sawblade and LMC award. For 125 years, Mid-Cape Home Centers, a building materials and home improvement company, has been serving Cape Cod, the Islands, & the South Shore of Massachusetts. From one lumber yard on…
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