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CARE for the Cape & Islands Announces Webinar Plastic Water Bottles Banned! Now What?

Yarmouth, MA – Join CARE for the Cape & Islands, the Center for Coastal Studies, the Cape Cod Anti-Litter and others from the Cape Cod Stewardship Collaborative for a community webinar. The webinar is part of the CARE About a Clean Cape & Islands educational series aimed at eliminating plastic pollution and litter. The presentation will be held Thursday, February…

Beset by Critics, Baker Stresses Speed and Scale for Vaccination

Boston Globe – Stung by criticism it was moving too slowly, the Baker administration has overhauled its approach to delivering COVID-19 vaccines in just three weeks, increasingly relying on a network of massive facilities equipped to give more shots quickly as it expands the pool of eligible residents. The rise of mass vaccination sites such as…

Cape Cod 5 Offers Sponsorship of Online Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Curricula to Local Schools through New Strategic Partnership with EVERFI

In addition, Bank to grant $500 individual Honorable Mention educational stipends to five local students who participate in national EVERFI Black History Month Challenge.  Hyannis, MA – Cape Cod 5 is pleased to announce a three-year strategic partnership with EVERFI, Inc., an international technology company focused on driving social change and financial wellness through education…

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…