Women of Fishing Families, along with St. Christopher’s Church of Chatham, will hold our 6th annual Blessing of the Fleet at the Chatham Fish Pier at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18.
Join us for this non-denominational ceremony as we celebrate our commercial fishing fleet, and our local fishing families, with music, prayer and a few surprises! The service will also feature Celia Whitler, a wonderful singer, songwriter & motivational speaker from Tennessee.
This is a FREE event! Coffee and pastries will be served. Everyone is welcome!
Please join us at the Chatham Fish Pier on Saturday, May 21, 2011, for the Celebration of the Fleet!
10:00 a.m. Gathering of boats and friends
10:30 a.m. Blessing of the Fleet
12:00 p.m. Food, music and celebrations begin!
12:30 p.m. Maritime-themed children’s bike parade (ages 2-12 yrs),
sponsored by the Chatham Candy Manor
1:00 p.m. Scholarships awarded, a tribute to Bob & Rosemarie Denn, and a few more surprises!
1:30 p.m. Let the Fishermen’s Olympics Begin!
This is a FREE event! 100% of donations will go directly to supporting fishing families on Cape Cod!
Check out the Facebook event page!
On Saturday, September 4, 2010, the Red Nun Bar & Grill in Chatham will host the 2nd Annual Red Nun Music Festival! All proceeds from this rollicking day of rock, pop, glam, soul, reggae, alternative Dixieland, Irish music, food, drinks and general merriment will go to WOFF!
Join us, as we rock out to the music of Chandler Travis Philharmonic, Sidewalk Driver, Jordan Valentine & the Sunday Saints, The Ticks, Red Red Rockit, What Would Johnny Do? andDave Hickey & Sean Brennan!
More info here!
Spring is here and you know what that means… It’s almost time for the Chatham Maritime Festival!
This year’s Festival will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Start the day by taking in the very moving Blessing of the Fleet at the Fish Pier, then join us at the Community Center for an afternoon of festivities. There will be plenty of activities for kids and adults, including crafts, the Fishermen’s Olympics, live music from The Total Strangers, lots of food, a resource area and more! Oh, and Cape Cod Beer will be our exclusive beer provider!
Go to the official Chatham Maritime Festival site for more information!
Gentlemen, start your flavor savers! After a very successful inaugural event in 2009, the Mustachio Bashio is back!
FEBRUARY 11-12, 2010 · MUSTACHIO BASHIO REGISTRATION
We will hold registration for WOFF’s 2nd Annual Mustachio Bashio on Thursday, February 11 and Friday, February 12 from 5-7 pm at the Red Nun Bar & Grill. Entrants must arrive clean shaven, have their Mustache Mug Shot taken by a WOFF Mustachio Professional, and pay their $20 entry fee. The first 25 entrants will recieve a free t-shirt. Non-contestants will be able to vote for their favorite mustachio contestant throughout the mustache growing month at the Red Nun. The judging of the ’staches will take place on Friday, March 12, 2010.
MARCH 12, 2010 · 2nd ANNUAL MUSTACHIO BASHIO!
The mustachioed men will reconvene for the judging on Friday, March 12 at 8 pm at the Red Nun Bar & Grill. Non-contestants will be able to vote for their favorite mustachio contestant for the “People’s Choice” award. Judges will use a very sophisticated system of calculations to score each mustache.
All proceeds from the event directly benefited Cape Cod fishing families, scholarships for Cape Cod children of fishing families, and fisheries education.
See you at the Nun!
Join WOFF and the Community Development Partnership (CDP) for a four-part series targeted towards individuals looking to gain a clearer picture of their personal financial situations. Topics include:
- Budgeting and Money Management
- Credit Reports, Credit Score & Credit Repair
- Consumer Lending
- Credit Cards
- Foreclosure Prevention
Click HERE for more information!
This FREE series will take place at the Chatham Community Center. The sessions will be held on Thursdays - January 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th – from 6:00 —7:30 PM. To Register, contact Lisa at (508) 240-7873 x25 or lisa [at] capecdp [dot] org.
What if Women of Fishing Families earned a donation every time you searched the Internet? Or how about if a percentage of every purchase you made online went to support our cause? Well, now it can!
GoodSearch.com is a new Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half of its advertising revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate. Use it just as you would any search engine, get quality search results from Yahoo, and watch the donations add up!
GoodShop.com is a new online shopping mall which donates up to 30 percent of each purchase to your favorite cause! Hundreds of great stores including Amazon, Target, Gap, Best Buy, ebay, Macy’s and Barnes & Noble have teamed up with GoodShop – and every time you place an order, you’ll be supporting your favorite cause.
And if you download the GoodSearch Women of Fishing Families toolbar, our cause will earn money every time you shop and search online – even if you forget to go to GoodShop or GoodSearch first! Click here to add the Women of Fishing Families toolbar!
Thanks and happy searching – and shopping!
Chase is giving away $5 million to various charities through its Chase Community Giving program and Women of Fishing Families is in the running! Simply vote for WOFF and then get friends and others on Facebook to do the same!
While you’re at it, become a fan of WOFF on Facebook!
We are thrilled to announce that we have a new office!
We’re excited to be sharing the space with the Fishing Partnership Health Plan and we love our new South Chatham digs!
Open an account at TD Banknorth OR register your existing TD Banknorth account and they will make a contribution to WOFF!
Click here for more information!