Ukraine relief is focus of Wellfleet art exhibit and event on March 26

Hazardous waste program

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension announced the 2022 household hazardous waste collection program schedule. The collection program provides the region with an environmentally safe way to dispose of outdated or unwanted household chemicals, antifreeze, pool chemicals and more, according to a press release. The collection program will take place across Cape Cod including in Wellfleet on June 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at the town transfer station; in Truro on Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the town recycling center, and in Provincetown on Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon at the town transfer station. For information visit  https://www.capecodextension.org/hazardouswaste/hhw/

Free safety classes

Fishing Partnership Support Services is offering two days of free safety classes on April 7 and April 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Provincetown. The first day is safety and survival training for all fishermen including crewmen. The hands-on training will cover signal flares, “Mayday calls”, firefighting and more. The second day is drill conductor certification. The class digs deeper into safety and survival to include cold-water survival, helicopter rescues, emergency procedures and more, according to the press release. Fishermen that complete the two days of training are AMSEA (Alaska Marine Safety Education Association) certified. No walk-ins are permitted. To register contact Julia Messersmith at JMessersmith@fishingpartnership.org

Support for Ukraine

Agata Storer, Abe Storer and Farm Projects have organized “A Day For Ukraine” art exhibit and sale on Saturday, March 26, from noon to 3:00 p.m. The event is located at 355 Main Street in Wellfleet. All proceeds will go to the Ukrainian people through the Polish Center for International Aid, according to a press release. The event will have a workshop for kids, photo project, and Ukrainian snacks. 

Helping Our Women completes enterprise certification

Helping Our Women has completed their Service Enterprise certification, an important accomplishment for an organization, according to a press release. Helping Our Women completed over 20 hours of training and coaching, with Massachusetts Service Alliance. The nonprofit, which is based in Provincetown, has implemented newly designed systems for volunteering engagement, recruiting, and training. Helping Our Women educates, empowers, and supports women in the towns of Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro and Provincetown who are living with chronic, disabling or life threating health conditions, according to the website. For information visit https://helpingourwomen.org/

Small business series

The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce is set to launch 30-minute, virtual a small business series in partnership with MassHire-Cape and Islands Career Center. The free series may be held every other Monday through May with the next session being on April 4, according to a press release. Each session’s speakers will share small business best practices, actionable tasks and help attendees to develop their own businesses. April and May sessions will focus on employee recruitment and retention. For information visit https://www.capecodchamber.org/members/events/small-business-series/

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