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"Cape Cod Canal Christmas"
26th Anniversary
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Send us a photo showing ornament(s) displayed on your Christmas Tree.
Handmade Glass Ornaments By Michael Magyar
Buy online or call 508-759-6000 X10

Starts October 1st - Ends December 20th
"Canal Snowflake" $35
Candy Cane $15

Each ornament or candy can be shipped for an additional shipping charge. These collectible ornaments can be purchased at:

- Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber Business Office, 70 Main Street, Railroad Station
-Rockland Trust, 172 Clay Pond Road, Bourne & 225 Cranberry Hwy. E. Wareham
-Sundance Clothing 4 Merchants Sq., Sandwich
-Anthi’s Drawing Room, 11 Spring St., Marion,
-The Glass Studio on Cape Cod
- The Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa , 149 Main St.,Sandwich
- Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank , 10 Rosebrook Pl., Wareham & 85 Rte. 6ASandwich. 

Homeless for the Holidays
Chamber Members

Please join the Chamber on Wednesday, December 5th
12:00 PM
when we donate an unwrapped gift.

Bay Motor Inn
223 Main St, Buzzards Bay
Plymouth Area Chamber
Toys for Tots while Networking
Thank you for your Membership!
​Mission Statement:  
​To be a visible force that promotes, represents and educates our members and the community for their economic and social benefit.
Stand up and be Recognized
The Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce would like to say, " Happy Anniversary" to our long term chamber members that have been working with us for an impressive amount of time.

37 Years As A Member
The Chart Room
36 Years As A Member
Heritage Museums & Gardens
35 Years As A Member
Southcoast Health System
33 Years As A Member
Eastern Bank ‑ East Wareham
Eastern Bank ‑ Wareham
25 Years As A Member
Bourne Manor
17 Years As A Member
Cape Cod Fairgrounds
Sandwich Hollows Golf Club
15 Years As A Member
Carlson Creative
14 Years As A Member
National Federation of Independent Business
12 Years As A Member
BDB Tech Services
Cape Auto Body
Cavossa Disposal Corp
Falmouth Toyota
The Gallery Consignment Shoppe
The Gateway Printing Co.
Krua Thai Restaurant
The Wareham Land Trust, Inc.
9 Years As A Member
Cape Business Publishing Group LLC
8 Years As A Member
SERVPRO of Upper Cape Cod & The Islands
7 Years As A Member
Fairfield Inn & Suites, Marriott/Waypoint Event Center
Lucido Real Estate
6 Years As A Member
Friends of Bourne Council on Aging
4 Years As A Member
The Alternative Board
Atlantic Diversified Services, Inc.
Cape Cod Young Professionals
Keystone Place at Buzzards Bay
3 Years As A Member
South Coast Almanac
2 Years As A Member
Marty's Chevrolet Inc.
1 Years As A Member
Milos Pickle Jar
Tuk Tuk Thai Food
High Five - to Cape Cod Five!
Cape Cod 5
Cape Cod 5 has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe. Consideration for the list, which is in its 11 th year, included an evaluation of workplace management, training, strategic direction and job satisfaction via a confidential employee survey.

“Cape Cod 5 is thrilled to be recognized as a Top Place to Work in Massachusetts,” said Dorothy A. Savarese, President and CEO of Cape Cod 5. “We consider this acknowledgement a direct reflection of our employees, who every day embody the Bank’s mission of serving our customers, members of the community and one another. We will continue to work to enhance our employees’ experience at Cape Cod 5 through career and leadership development and engagement in the community, while maintaining the important focus on supporting work-life balance.”

The employee survey information was collected by Energage, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention.

Over 80,000 individuals from over three hundred Massachusetts organizations were surveyed in consideration for the Top Places to Work . A full list of rankings can be found online at The Boston Globe and in the Sunday, November 18 issue of The Boston Globe Magazine. 

Heritage Museums & Garden's


November 23, 24, 25;
November 30- December 1, 2;
December 7, 8, 9;
December 14, 15, 16;
December 21, 22, 23;
December 28, 29, 30
Garden's Aglow
" Treasured holiday family tradition features enhanced festive lights, ice sculpting, the Polar Play space, cheerful carolers, the Heritage Holiday Express, carousel rides, performances, and more more!

Heritage Museums & Gardens’ highly anticipated annual family holiday event, Gardens Aglow, opens on Friday, November 23, and runs each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening through December 30, from 4:30-8:30 pm.

Holiday lights will adorn Heritage’s several acres of gardens and woodlands to create a twinkling wonderland. Throughout the grounds and buildings, visitors can enjoy festive holiday displays, family-friendly activities, marshmallow-roasting, music and special performances, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus and an interactive display of model trains.
Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness Workshop

Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness Workshop
Many businesses, such as hospitals, boatyards, painters, landscapers, and hotels, use chemicals in their day-to-day operations. Many businesses are not aware of free and anonymous programs offered by the state to keep chemicals secure during extreme weather. Find out more about these programs from state and local officials at the free Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness workshop on 12/12/18. The event will be held at the West Barnstable Community Center and will run from 9:30 to 11:30. Call Cape Cod Cooperative Extension to register at 508-375-6690.

ABOUT THE COOPERATIVE EXTENSION Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is the education department for Barnstable County. CCCE educates the public on topics as diverse as deer ticks to water quality and much, much more. CCCE is part of national educational system, developed to convey research-based knowledge from Land Grant Universities (in CCCE’s case, UMASS Amherst), to the general public. This national outreach system was mandated by the Smith-Lever Act in Congress in 1914.
Score Workshops

All sessions start at 8:30 a.m.

1.       January 15   At Upper Cape Tech
HOW CAN I FUND MY SMALL BUSINESS?   It’s always challenging for business people to locate funding for starting or growing a business, or for working capital needs. In this workshop, we will cover the various funding sources that may be available for small businesses on the Cape.
Participants will leave this workshop with a good understanding of where they might go for business financing and what kinds of financial assistance could be available to them.
 2.     February 26 At Cape Cod 5 in Sandwich                                                                                               
SIMPLIFY YOUR BUSINESS LIFE--ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS, BOOKKEEPING AND ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE PRACTICES THAT WORK FOR YOU.  In this workshop, we will touch on the use of accounting systems to simplify your business life, and cover simple bookkeeping techniques and the critical importance of maintaining good practices regarding your accounts receivable.  Participants will leave this session with an understanding of the way that basic accounting and bookkeeping can be used to keep track of their business, along with some practical tips for managing their accounts receivable.

3.    March 19 At Mashpee Library                                                                                                         
THE 4 PILLARS OF AN EFFECTIVE WEBSITE.   What makes a GREAT website? Web Veteran Dale Shadbegian leads a discussion in four parts – strategy, best practices, creativity, and the sanity check.     Attendees will walk away with research based tips on how to get the most out of their website.
4.       April 2   At Falmouth Chamber of Commerce
To maximize your chance of success in business, you need to have clearly established goals, and a means to effectively measure the performance of your business in advancing those goals. In this workshop, we will discuss the best system for these essential processes.
Participants will leave this workshop with with Goals and Objectives for their particular business.
High Impact Negotiations: Dealing with Suppliers, Colleagues, and Customers – Hyannis, Runs 11/28, 1 session

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Programs in the Workplace: HR and Legal Preparations and Concerns – Hyannis, Runs 11/ 30, 1 session

Best Practices in Customer Service – Hyannis, Runs 12/12, 1 session

QuickBooks for the Workplace – West Barnstable, Runs 12/14, 1 session

Certified Fiber Optics Technician Course – Hyannis, Begins 1/7/2019, 3-part program (CFOT, CFOS/T and CFOS/O)

Graphic Design Fundamentals using Adobe CC Certificate Series – Hyannis, Begins 2/4/2018, 12 sessions

Social Media Marketing Immersion Certificate – Hyannis, Begins 2/8/2019, 2 sessions

Workforce Training Fund Information Session   The Workforce Training Fund awards grants to MA businesses to invest in their incumbent workers and improve employee skills. Come learn more! Hyannis, Runs 12/7 December 7 th , 9-11am https://bit.ly/2K1mcX5

Mary Conklin
Program Coordinator
The Center for Corporate and Professional Education
Cape Cod Community College
Tel: 508-375-5010
Wareham Self Storage - Store Manager

Position Offers:

A Customer Service position and Management of a Self-Storage facility located in Wareham, Ma 
An independent Work Environment where a wide variety of daily duties and responsibilities contribute to the company

- Rental of storage units/increasing occupancy
- Operating facility within or below budget
- Managing Accounts Receivables
-complete management reports
- Merchandise Sales   
- Oversee site maintenance which is completed by sub-contractors
- A valid Driver’s license is required and own reliable transportation
- Must be able to work two weekends per month, no nights required
- Paid holidays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year Closed other major     holidays and inclement weather
- U-Haul Truck Rental
- Bank deposits and Daily Post office visits
 -Hours 32 to 37 Hours per week
- Salary $16.00 per hour to Start
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Cape Cod is a stranding hotspot. Each year, up to 56 live seals, 98 live dolphins, and 144 live sea turtles strand on our beaches, sick, injured, and in need of medical care.
In 1995, a group of visionaries gathered to address the significant environmental need of a hospital to care for these stranded animals, many of whom are endangered and all of whom are federally-protected species. And thus, the National Marine Life Center was born.
We honor and thank our founding board, especially founding chair Elizabeth Hornor and her successor Townsend Hornor, for their tremendous efforts to get the National Marine Life Center off the ground. We continue to work tirelessly to build and implement their vision.
Save the Environment one bag at a time
What can you do to help?
Did you know that one reusable bag replaces over 700 plastic bags in its lifetime of use? Hows that for protecting wildlife from ingesting things they shouldn't and keeping our oceans cleaner? Using reusable bags also limit paper by saving trees.
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