Community Stuff 1/18/13

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Artist Reception for John Caggiano at BankGloucester

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BankGloucester  is hosting a public reception for Rockport painter John Caggiano on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 11 am to 1 pm in the Bank’s lobby.  A collection of his work is on display at the bank through March 8, 2013. The artist travels extensively, both here and abroad, painting on location. This plein aire approach enables him to capture the essence of the time and place that he interprets into his bright and colorful “Impressionistic-realism” style. The work is further enhanced by his daring use of a palette knife, enhancing the effects of his brushwork.
Meet John and speak with him regarding his work at this reception.  Light refreshments will be served. BankGloucester is located at 160 Main Street in Gloucester.

Gloucester to Host Summit on Innovation and Opportunity in The New Maritime Economy


WHAT:                Gloucester’s 2nd Annual Maritime Summit will explore the future of ocean resources and the emerging role of working ports. The summit will address how equity partners, innovative marine-based entrepreneurs, and maritime researchers can access new market opportunities, partnerships and port resources. The daylong summit will feature a presentation on offshore policies and priorities, current innovation and collaboration on the waterfront, and green chemistry which is informing next generation products and marketplaces. The summit will conclude with a reception at the Exhibit Hall.

WHEN:                Thursday, February 7, 2013

                                8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:             Cruiseport, Gloucester

6 Rowe Square, Gloucester, MA 01930

WHO:                   Carolyn Kirk, Mayor of Gloucester

Dr. John Warner, Founder of Warner Babcock Institute for Green                                                                      Chemistry

Dr. J. Ru Morrison, Executive Director of Northeastern Regional                                                                        Association of Coastal Observing Systems

WHY:   The City of Gloucester, Mayor Kirk, and the Maritime Working Group Partnership are committed to connecting the New England North network of maritime resources with the new ocean economy, including diversified fisheries, dynamic ocean research and ocean technologies.

Contact:             Sarah Garcia, Harbor Planning Director, 978-281-9781


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