Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Making a Difference
Our Members. Our Community. Our Region.
Rockport | Ken Riehl
2022 Small Business Persons of the Year Upcoming Receptions | 5 - 7 PM

Ipswich, Tuesday June 14: Chris Bevilacqua, Foxcreek Tavern
Small Business Weeks Celebratory Luncheon 
Friday, June 17 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Small Business Persons of the Year Celebratory Luncheon is scheduled for Friday, June 17 at Castle Manor Inn from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

Cost is $40 per person. Tables of ten are available for $350. Advance registration is required. Tickets are selling quickly so please register today to so act now to reserve your seat.
Join Us for Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings

Advisors Living
Tuesday, June 14 | 3 PM
208 Main St., Gloucester

J. Barrett & Company
Thursday, June 16 | 4 PM
4 South Main St., Ipswich

Loren Doucette Studio at Sevens Suns Gallery
Saturday, June 18 | 1 PM
48 Bearskin Neck, Rockport
Ipswich Division Meeting
Wednesday, June 15 | 8 AM
Ipswich Town Hall, Meeting Room A
Ipswich Chamber members and business owners are invited to share and collaborate on town, business and community updates.
Multi-Chamber Networking Event
Wednesday, June 15 | 5 - 7 PM 
Misselwood Events at Endicott College
407 Hale Street, Beverly 
Join us for the largest business networking event of the season with six chambers participating and up to 300 business people people – a fantastic way to re-connect and expand your business contacts.  
Greater Cape Ann Chamber 
Greater Beverly Chamber 
Greater Lynn Area Chamber 
Merrimack Valley Chamber 
Salem Chamber 
Amesbury Chamber  
Business After Hours 
Wednesday, June 22 | 5 - 7 PM 
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, Ipswich

The Greater Cape Ann Chamber and the Trustees of Reservations invite you to experience the grandeur of a seaside estate, its marvelously landscaped grounds, restored Grand Allée, gardens, and Casino complex. It will be a spectacular evening to mingle with your fellow greater Cape Ann business colleagues, enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres, and take in the majestic views.

Please register in advance if you plan to attend.
Coffee & Connections
Virtual Networking Event 
Thursday, July 7 | 9 AM 

Occurring on the first Thursday of the month at 9am, the Greater Cape Ann Chamber hosts Coffee & Connections, a virtual networking event. We will continue holding these via zoom so that anyone may join us from anywhere. Meet new people, expand your business connections and stay in touch with friends and colleagues.
Downtown Tuesdays Ipswich
Every Tuesday in July & August
Beginning July 5 | 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Take Out Terrace Stage

The Chamber is thrilled to be partnering with Ipswich ReCreation on Ipswich Downtown Tuesdays - the 2022 outdoor, summer, music & dance series. Ipswich Downtown Tuesdays includes great dining, live music on the brand new Take Out Terrace stage, dancing on the Riverwalk & extended store hours for shopping! Each week will feature live entertainment on the Riverwalk, making for a fun evening out for the whole family!

Sponsoring this event series is a terrific promotional opportunity to market your business to hundreds of people every Tuesday night in July and August!
Care Dimensions has appointed a new president & CEO, Stephanie Patel, MD, MBA

Care Dimensions, the largest hospice and palliative care organization in Massachusetts, announced on June 2 that after a rigorous, nationwide search, Stephanie Patel, MD, MBA, has been selected to succeed Patricia Ahern as president and CEO. Patel has served as chief medical officer at Care Dimensions since 2006 and assumes her new role on June 3, 2022. Ahern is retiring after five years of company leadership.
Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation Announces 7th Season of Music on Meetinghouse Green
Friday Nights | 6 PM

Back for the seventh season, Music on Meetinghouse Green features the best in musical entertainment, with everything from Jazz, classic rock ‘n roll and cabaret, to Klezmer, punk, and Middle Eastern fusion! Food vendors offer up delicious audience favorites. Each week a local Cape Ann non-profit organization is featured and supported by freewill donations.
Cape Ann Makers Market
Moonrise Markets
Tuesday, June 14 | 6 - 9 PM
The Emerson Inn, Rockport

Cape Ann Makers Market (CAMM) excited to announce the first of its monthly summer Moonrise Markets, in partnership with the Emerson Inn, beginning Tuesday June 14th, at 1 Cathedral Avenue, Rockport from 6 pm to 9 pm.
The market event will feature over a dozen Cape Ann Artisans, Crafters & Makers offering nature and coastal inspired handmade art and crafts, including jewelry, metalsmithing, painting, photography, fiber arts, candles, hand harvested artisanal sea salts, natural body care and much more.
Skating into the Unknown:
A New Pill Hill Story
Tuesday, June 14 | 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Gloucester Stage Company

Jay O’Callahan grew up in a neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts called Pill Hill because so many doctors lived there. The drama of his lively neighbors have inspired colorful stories about Norwegians in the attic, a sausage dog who spoke only Portuguese, and salmon in the bathtub.
Discussion with Nicholas Sullivan
Author of The Blue Revolution
Wednesday, June 15 | 6 - 7:30 PM
Sawyer Free Library

Sawyer Free Library invites you to join them and moderator Jack Clarke for a discussion with author Nicholas Sullivan on his book The Blue Revolution. Nicholas Sullivan is a Senior Reseacrh Fellow at the Maritime Studies Program and a Senior Fellow at the Council on Emerging Market Enterprises, both in the Fletcher School at Tufts University. The Blue Revolution is his fourth book.
Exploring Your Erotic Blueprint
GenaSis 4 GBS
Thursday, June 16 | 5:30 - 7:30 PM

There are five Erotic Blueprints™, each with its own turn-ons, Superpowers and Shadows, which are the foundation to sexual understanding and therefore greater sexual satisfaction. Knowing these gives you a language for communicating about needs and desires. Explore the five Erotic Blueprints with GenaSis.
The Annual Riverside Romp sponsored by Cape Ann Cannabis / Cape Ann Botanicals
Friday, June 17 | 6 - 9 PM
Ipswich Riverwalk Patio

Join Cape Ann Botanicals and Cape Ann Cannabis for their Annual Riverside Romp with music, beverages, and food. Enjoy live music from Daughter of the Vine and Grammy nominee Anthony Ceraci and the Boston Blues All Stars. Admission is free with food and beverages available for purchase.
41st Annual Rockport Chamber Music Festival
Through July 11
Shalin Liu Performance Center

June 17: Zuckerman Trio | 7:30 PM
June 18: Rolston Quartet & Frederic Chiu | 5 PM
June 19: Xavier Foley | 5 PM
Annual Mid-Sommer Festival
Saturday, June 18 | 9 AM - 12 PM
Spiran Lodge Hall, Rockport

Come and enjoy a taste of Nordic culture to start Summer 2022. Nisu and other Scandinavian Pastries, Swedish meatballs, strawberries and cream, hot dogs and Swedish hamburgers, coffee, sodas, and Nordic gifts will be available. Entertainment will be provided by the Finnish folk singing group HYVAA.
Cape Ann Kids Pan Mass Challenge
Saturday, June 18 | 9 AM - 12 PM
Masconomo Park, Manchester-by-the-Sea

The PMC Kids Rides program was born in 2005 and the Cape Ann, MA chapter was established in 2013 thanks to Alexis and her family. Since its inception our chapter has raised over $40,000 dollars of unrestricted funds. The Kids Rides program is for children ages 2–15 years old and our chapter has produced many adult PMC riders as they have come of age. We are always looking for volunteers & sponsors to help us facilitate this program. Ready to get involved? We hope to see you at our next event!
Father's Day Weekend Pizza, Beer, BBQ and Bluegrass
Saturday & Sunday
June 18 & 19 | 12 - 5 PM
Appleton Farms, Ipswich

Bring Dad to Appleton Farms on Father’s Day weekend for some local beer, local BBQ and great, live bluegrass music. We’ll have craft breweries on site, including Essex County Brewing Company, True North Ale Company and Old Planters Brewing Company, serving the cold suds while Fat Belly BBQ and Butter Ur Biscuit provide food from their trucks. Our own wood-fired pizza will also be available at the Farmhouse. Live music will be provided by Old Cold Tater at 12:00 and Elisa Smith at 3:00, on both days. We’ll also have lawn games to play while you enjoy the music.
C.B. Fisk Open House
Saturday, June 18 | 2 - 6 PM
21 Kondelin Rd., Gloucester

Join us at our Gloucester workshop to celebrate the creation of our new pipe organ, Opus 164. Tour the shop, enjoy the music and learn about the art and craft of organ building. The organ is for Christ Church Christiana Hundred in Wilmington, Delaware.
Schooner Adventure
Sunday, June 19 | 11 AM
Maritime Gloucester

Adventure is bringing back musical sails this season featuring live music by local and international artists. A benefit concert under sail by American/European folk artists Janie Meneely and Rob Van Sante kicks off the series on Father’s Day, June 19 departing at 11 AM.
Summer Solstice Meditation & Yoga On the Ocean Facing Lawn
Tuesday, June 21 | 7:30 - 8:30 AM
Hammond Castle, Gloucester

Set your intentions and greet the Summer Solstice with a morning meditation and yoga class hosted by Gloucester’s own TreeTop Yoga.
Framed exquisitely with the Atlantic coastline to your left and Hammond Castle Museum towering above to your right, breath in all the beauty of the day as your stretch and hold. Please bring your own yoga mats and water. Don’t forget the sun screen!
Chris Fritz-Grice Acoustic Night
Wednesday, June 22 | 6 - 8 PM
Schooner Thomas E. Lannon, Gloucester

Acoustic Music nights are back! Schooner Lannon invites you aboard to welcome Chris Fritz-Grice for his second season of Acoustic Music. Join us for two hours of reggae, R&B, and upbeat acoustic music.
Seaside Vintage Market by Second Glance
June 22 - 25 | 9 AM - 5 PM
2 Pond Road, Gloucester

Shop for 50's, 60's, 70's, & 80's VINTAGE clothing, accessories, home décor, kitchenware, furniture, art, & more! To DONATE your vintage goods and support hunger-relief programs of The Open Door, make a donation appointment at FOODPANTRY.org/booknow. Same-day appointments available. Revenue at Second Glance directly supports hunger-relief programs of The Open Door.
Reggae Night featuring Soul Rebel Project
Thursday, June 23 | 6 - 9 PM
Misselwood Events at Endicott College

Forget all your troubles and escape for an evening of smooth and rhythmic reggae and rock music, performed by Boston’s own top-rated Soul Rebel Project! Bring your friends and listen to the best. Delicious eats will be provided by food trucks. Cash bar will include a selection of beer, wine, and signature drinks. Doors open at 5 PM.
St. Peter's Fiesta 5K Road Race
Thursday, June 23 | 6:30 - 8 PM
Start is on Hough Ave (Stage Fort Park)
Finish is at St. Peter's Square

The St. Peter's Fiesta 5K Road Race is back! Join the fun and run this historic 5K road race. This course is family friendly and runs right into the heart of Fiesta.
Opening Reception
New Don Gorvett Woodcuts and Drawings
Saturday , June 25 | 5 - 7 PM
Don Gorvett Studio and Gallery
112 East Main St., Gloucester

The Don Gorvett Studio and Gallery at the historic Beacon Marine Basin in East Gloucester, MA., is showing the most recent work of Don Gorvett since his return to Gloucester after 30 years. The exhibit will be on view until Aug 1, 2022.
Cape Ann Ongoing Events

  • Appleton Farms: Check out all events, from Farmhouse Culinary Workshops to Fire Pit Picnics to Hikes for Beer!
  • Hammond Castle: Gloucester Gratis Days every Tuesday. Self-guided tours daily.
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*Contact Sam at sam@capeannchamber.com if you need assistance
Business Resources:
Please check the Business Resources Category in Chamber Blog for Business Resources available to the Cape Ann region!
Cape Ann Savings Bank - Gloucester is seeking a Bank Teller and a Universal Banker
Two job openings at Windhover Performing Arts Center: Production Crew and Box Office Manager 
We extend a big thank you to our supporting sponsors.

If you are interested in promoting with the Greater Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce and sponsoring this newsletter, please contact Ken Riehl at ken@capeannchamber.com
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