Yarmouth, MA (10/12/21) – Take Care Cape Cod is hosting its next CARE About a Clean Cape & Islands Summit “Cape up the Good Work: Growing the Stewardship Collaborative” on November 4. The event will be held 8:30am-1:00pm at the Mid-Cape Conference Center, West Yarmouth. The Summit is hosted by CARE for the Cape & Islands, Center for Coastal Studies and Cape Cod Anti-Litter Coalition. Attendees will hear from Julie Regan, External Affairs Chief & Deputy Director, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, about how they built Take Care Tahoe into a supportive stewardship collaborative that benefits their community. Local businesses/organizations will present Cape & Islands success stories that show how they built environmental sustainability initiatives into their business model. Attendees will leave energized, with actionable steps to use in their own organization. The event will conclude with a presentation of CARE’s Annual Stewardship Awards. CARE Executive Director, Jill Talladay said, “The Cape and Islands are fortunate to have so many individuals and organizations doing amazing things to take care of this special place. By working collaboratively we can make an even larger positive impact to benefit our residents, visitors and businesses in order to sustain our future.” Who should attend the Take Care Cape Cod Summit? Business Owners and Managers: now more than ever customers prefer businesses that practice social and environmental sustainability; this is a great opportunity to learn how to efficiently implement best practices, and to let people know how you Take Care! Government & Other Civic Leaders: learn from businesses and organizations about their challenges, and share how policy makers and others can work together for maximum impact. Nonprofits & Other Community Leaders: share your own best practices, and learn how to effectively partner with other organizations, government and businesses to achieve our shared mission. Together we can all learn how to collaborate, and unify policies and messages to guests, workers and residents alike on how to Take Care. Tentative Summit Schedule 8:30-9:00 Registration and Coffee by three fins coffee roasters 9:00-10:00 Julie Regan, Take Care Tahoe 10:00-10:15 Updates on plastic bottle bills and local composting initiatives.- Kari Parcell, Barnstable County/MA DEP 10:15-10:30 Coffee break 10:30-11:00 Service industry success stories from Snowy Owl Coffee, Truro Vineyards, and Friends’ Marketplace 11:00-11:30 Municipal presentations from Alan Robinson, Falmouth, Roby Whitehouse, Yarmouth, and Graeme Durovich, Nantucket. 11:30-12:00 Take Care Messaging Results from Radu Luca, Provincetown Chamber and Seven Letter Advertising, Cape Cod Recycles campaign. 12:00-12:30 TCCC Stewardship Collaborative in 2022 discussion 12:30-12:35 Stewardship Award presentations 12:35-1:00 Brown bag lunch/discussion continuation Advanced registration is required. ABOUT Take Care Cape Cod and the Stewardship Collaborative The Take Care Cape Cod campaign was adopted from Lake Tahoe in 2019 to help educate visitors and residents about how we can all join together to preserve our precious Cape Cod.