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NAHMMA Recognizes Barnstable County’s Kalliope Chute

NAHMMA Recognizes Barnstable County’s Kalliope Chute

Kalliope Chute, the Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist at Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, was recognized for the impact she is making across Barnstable County last week at the NAHMMA National Conference (North American Hazardous Materials Management Association) in Portland, Maine. Kalliope’s role at Barnstable County is to help protect Cape Cod’s unique drinking water source, […]

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DPH Awards Multi-year Grant to Barnstable County Tobacco Control Program

DPH Awards Multi-year Grant to Barnstable County Tobacco Control Program

By on August 21, 2018 in Awards, Department News, Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County’s Department of Health and Environment was among 16 municipal health departments that received funding from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for a total of $1.5 million. The County received an annual award of $122,000 over the next four years to support its Tobacco Control Program that collaborates with neighboring towns on Cape […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Presented with Award from The Family Pantry of Cape Cod

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Presented with Award from The Family Pantry of Cape Cod

Last night, the Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod program was honored to receive the 2018 President’s Award from The Family Pantry of Cape Cod. Over the years, AmeriCorps members have helped to prep, maintain and close out the pantry’s garden each growing season. All of the food grown in the garden helps to provide the […]

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Nancy Viall Shoemaker Presented with Mercy Otis Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award

Nancy Viall Shoemaker Presented with Mercy Otis Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 7 pm, Nancy Viall Shoemaker was presented with the Mercy Otis Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award by last year’s recipient Dolores DaLuz at Tales of Cape Cod, Olde Colonial Courthouse, 3046 Main Street, Barnstable Village. The Award is a bronze statuette sculpted by Marstons Mills artist David […]

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Barnstable County Cooperative Extension awarded $985,000 in collaboration with Woods Hole Sea Grant

Barnstable County Cooperative Extension awarded $985,000 in collaboration with Woods Hole Sea Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 2, 2018 Media Contact: Michael Maguire, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Director | Phone: 508-375-6701 | Email: mmaguire@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Cooperative Extension awarded $985,000 over a 4-year period in collaboration with Woods Hole Sea Grant BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA – The Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension has been named a subrecipient for […]

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For Immediate Release: Nominations Now Being Accepted

For Immediate Release: Nominations Now Being Accepted

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2018 SUBJECT: MERCY OTIS WARREN CAPE COD WOMAN OF THE YEAR COMMITTEE LAUNCHES 2018 CAMPAIGN FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 17TH ANNUAL AWARD CONTACT: The MOW Selection Committee at 508-362-4467 or email at mercyotiswarrencapecod@gmail.com or webpage at http://www.barnstablecounty.org(click on Mercy Otis Warren) The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the […]

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Floodplain Coordinator: Recognized For Helping Cape Codders Reduce Risk

Floodplain Coordinator: Recognized For Helping Cape Codders Reduce Risk

By on August 10, 2017 in Awards, Department News, Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County’s CRS & Floodplain Coordinator: Helping to Reduce Risk on Cape Cod The CRS & Floodplain Coordinator position was created in 2015 to assist Cape Cod communities with joining the Community Rating System (CRS), a program within the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that provides residents and businesses discounts on flood insurance in exchange […]

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Cape-Wide Media Campaign ‘My Choice Matters’ Awarded Funds

Cape-Wide Media Campaign ‘My Choice Matters’ Awarded Funds

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and 1st Assistant District Attorney Michael Trudeau presented a check for $6,250 to the Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ My Choice Matters Campaign. Read more…

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5 Cape Organizations Coordinated by Human Services Receives Award

5 Cape Organizations Coordinated by Human Services Receives Award

On June 13, 2017, the Barnstable Partnership of the statewide Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF) initiative was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the Massachusett’s Department of Public Health.  The local partnership of five Cape Cod organizations is coordinated by Barnstable County’s Department of Human Services and is recognized for the following achievements: Greatest […]

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$66,468.00 Grant Awarded to Cape Cod Cooperative Extension for Stormwater Treatment Systems Study

$66,468.00 Grant Awarded to Cape Cod Cooperative Extension for Stormwater Treatment Systems Study

By on November 18, 2015 in Awards, Department News, Recent News

Barnstable County is very proud to announce that the Environmental Protection Agency awarded a competitive grant, in the amount of $66,468.00, to the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension for its proposal to conduct a comparative study of stormwater treatment systems in two towns on Cape Cod.  The project will allow the County to gather data to […]

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