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Comcast Continues Cape Cod Investment with New Xfinity Store and Community Grant »

posted by editor Friday December 10, 2021 (1 month, 1 week ago)

Comcast has opened a new Xfinity Store at the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis, our fifth retail location on Cape Cod. To celebrate the store opening and our continued commitment to the area, we’ve partnered with the Cape & Islands Veterans Outreach Center, awarding them a $20,000 grant and opening two WiFi-connected Lift Zones to help veterans get online and improve their digital literacy.

The new 1,917-square-foot Xfinity store at 793 Iyannough Road, accessible outside the mall, will enable our Cape customers to see and experience Xfinity’s suite of products in a modern, comfortable environment and to interact with our well-trained and knowledgeable teams.

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Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Visits Civil Air Patrol’s Massachusetts Wing Encampment »

posted by editor Thursday August 12, 2021 (5 months, 1 week ago)

JOINT BASE CAPE COD – As the Cadets of the Massachusetts Wing Encampment toured the visiting C-130 of the Rhode Island Air National Guard, Brigadier General Gaglio, Chief of Staff and Air Component Commander of the Massachusetts Air National Guard joined them in greeting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserves, John Fedrigo. Mr. Fedrigo had a chance to speak to many of the Cadets and learn what brings them to Civil Air Patrol, and also share with them some of the benefits the program offers them as they advance in their future careers.

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Triathlete to Swim, Bike and Run Across Cape Cod to Raise Money for Alzheimer’s Disease Research »

posted by editor Thursday August 12, 2021 (5 months, 1 week ago)

Mashpee, MA— Michelle Lavin of Mashpee, MA will swim, bike, and run 152 miles over the course of three days on her self-designed “Iron-woman” course starting in the town of Bourne on August 17th and ending at Race Point beyond Provincetown on August 19th. Michelle is completing this event to honor those who have suffered and are suffering with Alzheimer’s, including three members of her family.

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Magnus Carlberg Named Chief Strategy Officer at Kaplansky Insurance »

posted by editor Monday July 26, 2021 (5 months, 3 weeks ago)

Needham, MA – With 37 acquisitions under their belt and more forthcoming, Kaplansky Insurance announces the hire of Magnus Carlberg as Chief Strategy Officer to manage their quest for purchasing independent agencies in Massachusetts and surrounding states. This new position has become essential due to the increasing amount of acquisitions Kaplansky Insurance has completed this year and since opening in 1974. To achieve the goal of acquiring quality agencies looking for an exit strategy or expansion opportunity, Carlberg will manage the outreach to prospective sellers, engage in community networking, and lead Kaplansky’s purchase process.
Carlberg is no stranger to the world of insurance. He brings over 20 years of industry experience, most recently employed as the Director of Producer Licensing for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He has a proven track record of success in strategic thinking, sales, stakeholder relationships, and business analysis. Along with his Business Administration and Management degrees, his expertise in these areas will allow him to thrive in this leadership-based role.

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Kaplansky Insurance Acquires John P. Riley Insurance as Third Acquisition of 2021 »

posted by editor Monday May 10, 2021 (8 months, 1 week ago)

Needham, MA – Kaplansky Insurance continues to grow at a rapid rate as they acquire their 3rd independent agency of 2021: John P. Riley Insurance. The purchase of the Dorchester-based business marks Kaplansky’s 37th acquisition overall, reaffirming their status as one of the largest independently owned agencies in the Northeast.

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Kaplansky Insurance Acquires Russ Towers Insurance Agency »

posted by editor Tuesday April 13, 2021 (9 months, 1 week ago)

Needham, MA – Kaplansky Insurance, a leading independently owned agency headquartered in Needham, MA, has announced its acquisition of Russ Towers Insurance Agency, located in Tiverton, RI, and Seekonk, MA. This marks Kaplansky’s 36 th acquisition and their 2 nd in 2021.

“This is the start of a new chapter for us,” states Ely Kaplansky, President and CEO of Kaplansky Insurance. “As we continue to grow and expand our business, uniting with Russ Towers Insurance Agency allows us to reach clientele based in the Rhode Island area and continue our expansion into additional New England states.”

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Get Hired: Cape Cod Multi-Chamber Virtual Job Fairs »

posted by editor Friday March 26, 2021 (9 months, 4 weeks ago)

April 27, 28, 29, 2021

1:00 p.m-5:00 p.m.

Co-sponsored by MassHire Cape and Islands Career Center
Get a job in the area where you live and/or play without leaving the comfort of your own home! Find a full- time or part-time year round or seasonal job in the area of the Cape that is most convenient for you! Attend one or all of the
Cape Cod Multi-Chamber Virtual Job Fairs. ADMISSION IS FREE!

 

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Kaplansky Insurance Acquires Staite Insurance »

posted by editor Wednesday February 03, 2021 (11 months, 2 weeks ago)

Needham, MA – Kaplansky Insurance, one of the largest independent locally owned agencies in the Northeast, has announced its acquisition of Staite Insurance, a family-owned and operated agency in Lowell, MA. Offering RMV services and both automobile and homeowners insurance to the Merrimack Valley community, Staite Insurance has a well-established customer base that will be warmly received by Kaplansky following the acquisition.
Since 1974, Kaplansky has been a trusted source within the insurance industry, providing a wide range of personal and commercial insurance services, with 14 offices spanning across Massachusetts.

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Managing Dementia Care in the Time of COVID-19 with TEEPA SNOW »

posted by editor Sunday July 19, 2020 (1 year, 6 months ago)

Saturday, August 29, 2020 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Live, FREE Video Conference via Zoom Conferencing presented by Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod

“COVID-19 has not diminished the needs of families dealing with dementia diseases, it has increased them,” says Alzheimer’s Family Support Center Executive Director Molly Perdue. Staying safe during a pandemic is challenging enough for most of us; keeping someone with cognitive loss safe adds a whole other layer of difficulty to the mix. The challenges Alzheimer’s families are facing is unprecedented, and requires an unprecedented response.

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Free Reading from Cape Cod-based Romance Novel »

posted by editor Thursday July 09, 2020 (1 year, 6 months ago)

Harwich Port’s Seadar Inn provides inspiration for new novel set on Cape Cod

WHAT: Christian romance novelist Meghann Whistler will do a free, online reading of the
opening scene from her new novel, Falling for the Innkeeper, which will be published by Harlequin Love Inspired later this month.

WHY: Whistler grew up spending her summers at her grandparents’ Harwich Port inn, and the
Cape Cod setting plays a major role in the novel. Local fans of Christian romance will enjoy the
home-grown flavor of this book.

WHEN: The event will take place online on Tuesday, July 14, at 8:30 pm Eastern.

WHERE: The reading will take place on Facebook. People may register for the event here.

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