might say we have a cushy job here at CM Communications, devoting most
of our time to designing and executing marketing campaigns that
encourage people to take vacations, eat, drink and shop! That's right,
it's fun and not a bad way to make a living. Less obvious are the
efforts we put behind a number of philanthropic organizations, either as
pro bono assignments or through events and partnerships forged between
our clients and charities.
For instance, throughout October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Wahlburgers will launch its Tot Pink Campaign pledging 50 cents for each order of tater tots to their local Susan G. Komen chapter.
We're also pleased to tell you about Be Bold, Be Bald, founded by our friends and colleagues at Small Army for a Cause.
On November 2nd, participants in this one-day national event will wear a
bald cap to honor the strength and courage of cancer patients, and
raise funds through sponsors who make pledges to support their bold
In anticipation of the season of giving, Boston's top chefs are preparing for the Annual Gingerbread House Competition
at The Christmas Festival at Boston's Seaport World Trade Center from
November 2-4. Their culinary confections will be sold with proceeds
going to Housing Families, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending family homelessness in Massachusetts.
presidential candidates flaunting divergent views on the distribution
of wealth in this country, it's nice to see that regardless of political
persuasion hard working folks are carrying on and pulling together to
support those in need.
let's not forget all of you who continue to take vacations, eat, drink
and shop, fueling the economy, thereby creating jobs for others, so they
too can take vacations, eat, drink, and shop! In other words, what goes
around comes around, and it's all good.
Ciao for now!
THE COST? $1.00 PER DEGREE
planning a trip to Provincetown, visitors looking for a deal on their
hotel stay should pay close attention to the weather report. From now
until December 16th, Harbor Hotel Provincetown
is basing its daily room rate on the Provincetown temperature at 2pm on
the day of check-in. With an average October temperature of 60 degrees
and readings going down for the next three months, guests will get great
deals at this popular year-round hotel just minutes from PTown center.
To book a reservation based on the daily temperature call 855.447.8696. This special rate cannot be booked online, is based on availability, and stay must be completed by December 16, 2012.
Phillips Chocolate's slightly tart and crisp Macintosh or Spencer apples
drenched in sweet caramel, made from their secret family recipe.
Hand-picked from nearby Bolton Spring Farm, caramel apples are dipped in creamy milk, decadent dark, or luscious white chocolate. Click here to order now...but hurry! Phillips' delicious apples will be gone by November 16!
ONE-STOP HOLIDAY SHOPPING
The Boston Christmas Festival returns to the Seaport World Trade Center from November 2 - 4 with over 300 American craftsmen and artisans, offering
a one-stop shopping destination for great gifts and festive holiday
decorations. Bargain hunters, as well as those with extravagant tastes,
will find an endless array of unique home accessories, designer
fashions, artisan jewelry, handcrafted holiday décor, tempting gourmet
speciality foods, and one-of-a-kind handcrafted gifts unavailable
anywhere else. Click here for a special $2 off admission coupon!
The Colonial Inn
of Ogunquit, Maine (pictured above), is in the hands of a new
owner/management team and will undergo a major restoration this winter.
Built in 1850, this prominent historic property will reopen in May with
totally refurbished interior and exterior spaces; new King bedded rooms,
lush landscaping and a large wrap around porch that will invite
relaxation. Located in the center of Ogunquit Village, walking distance
from Perkin's Cove, the Colonial Inn is poised to become a top lodging
choice for those visiting the area.
DoubleTree by Hilton
announced the opening of a newly renovated, upscale, full-service hotel
located off Route 1 in Danvers, Massachusetts. With its easy proximity
to Boston's north shore and the city's historic and cultural center,
this 364-room DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore
offers ideal accommodations for both business and leisure travelers.
The hotel, formerly the CoCo Key Water Resort Boston, is owned by The
Lightstone Group and operated by Sage Hospitality.