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GloucesterCast 182 With @Shutterbythesea @DonnaArd @KimSmithDesigns and @Joey_C Taped 5/18/16

GloucesterCast 182 With Bridgette Mathews,Donna Ardizzoni, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 5/18/16

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Topics Include:
Donna tried to sabotage my diet with the girl scout cookies
One hour at a time gang- Seaside Graphics gave a better price than VistaPrint for T Shirts
Donna Showing at Matz Gallery In The Library
Red Shed film festival shout out to Sarah Kelly, Amy Rich and Henry Cooper
No Wake Zone all the way to breakwater?  Who are these people?
Ten Pound Island report from Mass Audubon came in– Kim transposed it from PDF form so you can read it here
Pollen everyone coughing
Donna’s hearing aids- Beauport Hearing
Rick Doucette referring to Ward 2 as Living in the Deuce is about the coolest thing ever.
Kudos to GHS Sailing program undefeated.
Gloucester High School Class of 1947 will be celebrating their 69th Reunion at the Gloucester House on Monday,
May 23rd at 1 pm. Any one who started with the class is encouraged to attend. Guest are welcome. St. Ann’s Class
of 1947 is welcome. Please call Virginia McKinnon 978-283-3968 or email mckinnon 02@msn.com for reservations

Meet The Three GHS Prinicpal Finalists


Gloucester Supt. Richard Safier has announced the three finalists for GHS principal chosen by the search committee. They are Elizabeth Taylor, James Cook and Deborah Holman.

He has invited parents and community members to meet the three finalists at three session at 3:30 p.m. in the GHS library: Wednesday, May 18 Elizabeth Taylor, Thursday, May 19, James Cook, Monday, May 23, Deborah Holman


Our Bridgette Mathews with husband Neil

Photos from March Sailing Adventures

Hi Joey,
I just wanted to share some pictures of the Sail GHS Racing Team. They have been out practicing for the last week and a half for their upcoming scrimmage. A little wind, a little rain, a little cold, and some freezing waters can’t keep these sailors away. No wimps here – look at those smiles!
Go Sail GHS!
– Becca Campbell

Gloucester Schooner Festival awarded four scholarships to Cape Ann organizations who foster greater knowledge and appreciation of Cape Ann’s coastal waters

On Tuesday, December 3rd at Maritime Gloucester, the Gloucester Schooner Festival awarded four scholarships to Cape Ann organizations who foster greater knowledge and appreciation of Cape Ann’s coastal waters by providing opportunities for young people to sail, row or otherwise become immersed in our ocean environment. The 2013 Gloucester Schooner Festival Awards were given to adults and student representatives from GHS Sailing, Cape Ann YMCA, the Gloucester Museum School and Sea Scout Ship 5. Checks for $1,000 were presented to each organization. The grants are made available through the generosity of the corporate sponsors of the Schooner Festival, as well as raffle and merchandise sales.

Media Pict1_Schooner Fest Awards

The picture include the following individuals from left to right

Tom Balf, Maritime Gloucester,

Patti Paige, GHS Sailing
Amanda Madeira, North Shore Sea Scouts Ship 5

Jo-Anne Crawford, Gloucester Museum School/Project Adventure

Katy Coffey, YMCA Sailing

Daisy Nell, Gloucester Schooner Festival

Again and Again 2010 Sailbag Auction Party Preview Video With Heidi Wakeman

Sailbag Auction Preview For Tomorrow Nights Auction/Party At Art Haven 7-9PM Thursday

The proceeds from the auction will benefit GHS Sailing and I was blown away at the talent and creativity of some of the bag designers.  Hope to see you all tomorrow night and if you would like to place a preliminary bid on Madeline or Eloise’s bag let me know and I’ll start the bidding at your bid level.

Again and Again Sailbag Auction Party Preview

The party and Auction to benefit Gloucester High Sailing program is from 7-9PM Thursday evening at Art Haven 180B Main St (across from the Police station)

The Mrs will be a judge and I’ll be on hand to take some pictures and video.  The Bean and Snoop Maddie Mad have two bags entered in the auction as well.

You can bid on over 30 bags with light refreshments being served. Not to mention the fact that you can check out the beautiful work by the fresh young talent at Art Haven and The Hive.

Check out the video tonight with so much more from the fabulous Heidi Wakeman at 6PM

Things To Do- Sail For Sailing


Patti Page Explains Yet Another Way Gloucester Folks Can Get Out On Gloucester Harbor

Are you one of those people that will die regretting that you never got to learn how to sail?  No excuses!  Take charge of your life! No Regrets! Bucket List Type Stuff!

Just Do It! for more info contact Patti Page at sailghs@yahoo.com

Heidi Wakeman and Frieda Grotjahn -Again and Again 2010 Design Your Own Handbag Contest

The contest which is free to enter and money raised through the auction of your cleverly designed sailbag goes directly to supporting the GHS Sailing program which gets Gloucester kids out on Gloucester harbor for no cost to them.

Frieda’s Again and Again shop makes bags from recycled sails.  Instead of these sails clogging up landfills they are put to good use as gorgeous and functional bags made from this durable and water repellant material.  You can learn more about the design your own sailbag contest in the video we made coming tomorrow

Heidi Writes-

Once again, Again & Again is hosting a Design Your Own Handbag Contest & Silent Auction to benefit the Gloucester High School Sail Team.  This year we are partnering with Cape Ann Art Haven.

Pick up your materials pack at either Again & Again, located at 195 E.Main St. Gloucester, or Cape Ann Art Haven, located at 18OB Main St. Gloucester.

Deadline for submissions is JULY 26.

There will be a Silent Auction & Party on JULY 29 at Art Haven.

Questions? Email Heidi at againandagaincontest@gmail.com