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Cape Cod 5 to Match up to $5,000 in
Total Donations to the Cape Cod Resilience Fund

Cape Cod 5 announced today that it will match up to $5,000 in total community donations to the Cape Cod Resilience Fund as part of a challenge campaign. Contributions can be made and tracked via an online platform on the Bank’s website.

“Cape Cod 5 recognizes that small business owners in our communities have been hit hard by the far-reaching impacts of COVID-19 and are in need of our collective support,” said Dorothy A. Savarese, Chair and CEO of Cape Cod 5. “With this match, we challenge all members of the community who are able to give, to join us in supporting the important work of the Cape Cod Resilience Fund and its team of community leaders in their efforts to help our small businesses adapt amid the uncertainty caused by the pandemic.”

To find out more about Cape Cod 5’s Cape Cod Resilience Fund Match Challenge, and to participate so that your donations are matched, go to www.capecodfive.com/supportCCRF. 
USDA food Box program
Food Distribution Wednesday September 16th
Sandwich Hollow Golf Course
USDA Farmers to Families Food Box
10 AM - 2 PM or while supplies last.

The Abbey Group, a New England Food Service Management Company and a proud member of Cape Cod Buy Fresh Buy Local, in partnership with Sandwich Public Schools are proud to announce that we will be hosting a USDA Farmers to Families Food Box distribution at Sandwich Hollow Golf Course on Wednesday September 16th from 10 AM - 2 PM or while supplies last.

We want to especially thank Pam Gould, Superintendent of Sandwich Public Schools and Pete Hanlon of P. J. Cranberries of East Sandwich MA and Matthew Carney, Food Service Director for The Abbey Group who have been a tremendous help to make this event possible. Also helping make this event possible donating resources and volunteers to help hand out food, The Sandwich Hollow Golf Course, The Nicholas G. Xiarhos Fund, Town of Sandwich Selectmen, Sandwich Police Department, Sandwich Fire Department, Sandwich High Department, MA Military Family Foundation, Community Volunteers, Cape Cod Buy Fresh Buy Local, Reinhart Food Service & Guaranteed Fresh Produce.

On Wednesday September 16th between the hours of 10AM - 2PM The Sandwich Public Schools and The Abbey Group will be distributing a USDA Farmers to Families Food Box at Sandwich Hollow Golf Course, 1 Round Hill Road i n East Sandwich MA. Volunteers will be handing out 1, 7 ½ pound Vermont Dairy Box, 2, 10 pound boxes of chicken, 25 pounds of produce, & 3 gallons of milk per family. Amounts of food given will be limited to the attendance. Please do not start lining up for this event until 8:45 AM.
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SEED RECEIVES GRANT FROM U.S. DEPT OF COMMERCE
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION CARES ACT FUNDING
The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation has been awarded a $3.6 million grant from the Economic Development Administration CARES Act Recovery Assistance Fund under the U.S. Department of Commerce. This new award is in addition to SEED’s current EDA grant funding of $3 million in support of the growth and development of entrepreneurs and small businesses in the South Eastern Massachusetts region. Counties covered by these EDA funds include; Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth and Suffolk.
“We are very fortunate to receive this grant which will increase SEED’s total capital to $15.5 million for small loans up to $250,000. These funds will enable SEED to provide critical gap financing to small businesses and entrepreneurs adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic across Massachusetts. With the increased funding, SEED will be instrumental in the stabilization and rebuilding of main street businesses which play a critical role in restoring the economic stability of our region. Jobs will be retained and new opportunities created, goods and services will be available to underserved markets and economically distressed areas, and the tax basis of the Commonwealth will be sustained,” stated Susan Murray, SEED’s Executive Director.
We are looking for 1-2 people to help us with a beverage audit for the Coke-Cola company, This assignment involves hand writing expiration dates from some of their products in stores like grocery, drug, convenience and mass merchandisers.  Is there a way for you to alert your staff and member companies to help us identify a couple of people who might like to do this short-term job
over 1-2 days?

We appreciate any help you can give us and would be happy to speak with anyone in more detail about this one-time assignment.

This project works great for college students, stay at home parents, professionals, people who like temp jobs, veterans and anyone over age 18. They must have a computer and printer. Thank you so much for your help!
PhoneNumber: 563-355-7900 ext.119
ContactFirstName: Robin
ContactLastName: Kroloff
BusinessName: Superior Product Pickup Service
Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) is coming

The Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) is on schedule to launch the PFML program in January 2021. We are committed to delivering a reliable program that meets the needs of both employers and employees in Massachusetts. We are hard at work developing reliable tools that are accessible and easy to understand. This includes a new benefits portal for employers and employees to get information on eligibility and manage benefits.
  
Follow DFML on social media for the latest updates. 

Starting September 9th:

1.      Make sure your contact information is current. That way you’ll be ready when employees start taking paid leave in January 2021. Watch for follow-up emails and visit mass.gov/pfml for more information.

2.      Our PFML call center will be ready. Whether you have questions about timelines, general eligibility, or where to find resources on mass.gov – we’re here for you.

1,000+/- Sq. Ft. Retail / Commercial Space for Lease on Route 6A in Sandwich, Cape Cod

This commercial / retail space for lease is highly visible on Scenic Old King’s Highway (Route 6A). It has a large showroom area and a large open space area in rear with overhead door. There is one 1/2 bath and one 3/4 bath. Located at 497 Route 6A, Sandwich, MA. For lease for $1,250/month plus utilities. For details, contact Kevin Pepe at 508-862-9000 ext 105. csuereth@comrealty.net.

The latest status on events: 
For the rest of September, join us on Monday nights for an Onset Beach Drum Circle at Shell Point from 6-7. Suggested donation of $10. Led by Sam Holmstock. Please BYOChair and BYODrum, wear a mask and keep a safe distance.
Highfield Hall & Gardens launches HIGHFIELD SUPPER CLUB!
A series of Virtual Dinner Parties beginning with guest speaker speaker Nipam Patel

Thursday, September 24, 2020
Guest Speaker, Dr. Nipam Patel, Marine Biological Laboratory
Dinner provided by Quicks Hole Tavern
6:00 pm
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