The Rockport Visitor Center is the new home for town-owned Motif No. 1 granite bird bath, created by Mindy Trafton. Thanks to Town-Owned Art Committee Chair Monica Lawton and Rockport DPW's Don Greel for your help with getting this beautiful sculpture to the Rockport Visitor Center. The Rockport Visitor Center is now open daily with Cate Cahill as Manager assisted by a great team of volunteers. Stop by and say hello.
We recently finished filming the 2nd episode of Greater Cape Ann Highlights and are now on to filming the next episode. If you haven't seen the first episode, watch it now. Like what you see? Email Olivia to express interest in being featured in a future episode. This opportunity to promote your business is open to all GCACC members and is at no cost to you.
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Please spread the word! If you know anyone who would be interested in volunteering for afternoon or weekend hours in the Gloucester Visitor Center, please let us know. Contact Becca to learn more.
The 63rd Annual Gloucester Sidewalk Bazaar is scheduled for August 4 to August 6. Nonprofits, local artisans, food vendors and off Main Street vendors are invited to participate. The application can be obtained at online at GloucesterMerchantAssociation.org or by calling Joe Ciolino - Director at 978-281-1227. Please join us at the biggest Gloucester market place of the year.
Gloucester Biotechnology Academy has announced a new financial structure to support young adults’ investment in their futures. Through the generous support of donors, tuition and fees will be waived in their entirety for the Academy’s incoming class of 2023. Read Full Press Release
SeniorCare Inc. will host its 50th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, September 22, 2022. Congratulations to Lisa Bonneville and Felicia Webb who will be presented awards at the Anniversary Celebration. Click here to learn more.
Lisa Bonneville will receive the Board of Directors Community Service Award as the founder of the Longevity Bench Project, a non-profit that places benches along popular walking routes in Manchester-by-the-Sea, enabling elders and people of all ages to take a walk with places to rest.
Felicia Webb will receive the Board of Directors Community Impact Award as the innovative leader of Cape Ann Transportation Authority (CATA) throughout the pandemic. Felicia introduced new initiatives to better serve the transportation needs of residents throughout the CATA service area.
After Twenty years in the making, Loren Doucette Studio has expanded and become Seven Suns Gallery on Bearskin Neck in Rockport, MA. We are looking to raise funds through this matching campaign with Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) to help with this expansion and to support us in our first year to make it the most successful possible!
Visit Studios on the first day of MA Sales Tax Holiday on August 13. The participating group of studios is listed below by last name: John Abisamra (Fine Art Photography); David Archibald (Ceramic Arts – Porcelain & Stoneware); Cynthia Curtis (Ceramic Arts – Stoneware); Jacqueline Ganim DeFalco (Sea Glass Jeweler) Deborah Gonet (Painting – Mixed Media); Melody Phaneuf (Painting) Scott Place and Erin O’Sullivan (Ceramic Arts); Pam Stratton (Mosaics and Mixed Media); Beth Williams (Handmade Glass Beads and Jewelry)
DCR's Halibut Point State Park has announced that renovations to the parking area, the ADA compliant entrance path, and the ADA compliant Visitor Center are complete. All new museum quality exhibits feature WWII Military use, Quarrying Industry history, and nature on the edge. Grand Reopening Celebration: Summer Evening by the Sea is scheduled for August 4, from 5 – 7 PM.
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Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) awards up to $25,000 to various organizations to fund workplace safety training. Eligible employers within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts covered by the Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Law (MGL CH. 152) may qualify for funding.
Women's Business Summit (SCORE): A full day conference exclusively for women entrepreneurs You’re invited to join SCORE Women on Wednesday September 14, at the historic Willowdale Estate for a day filled with stimulating interaction with like-minded women entrepreneurs.