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Supporting Local, Small Business

The vote is in.

We’re pleased to announce the 2022 Watchlist, featuring the top, small (20 employees or less) organizations as nominated and voted on by our readers. Our distinguished nonprofit and for-profit organizations and businesses run quite the gamut of industries and startups. Some are new, some have been around a while.

As our Mentoring author Jean Moto says, “Great businesses do more than work hard. They have a vision, they know where they want to go and they are accountable.” Please visit our Watchlist organizations’ websites or social media and learn more how they are doing just that.

As always, our Toolboxes offer helpful tips to run your business most efficiently. Check out this month’s The Law at Work and Human Resources articles as well as Mentoring, which identifies the five characteristics of up and coming businesses.

Last, but certainly not least, we congratulate South Shore Generator Sales & Service on their 40th anniversary this year. It’s not easy to stay alive and thrive, but SSG’s has grown from a startup in a family’s basement to a thriving company amid changing times.

Thank you for your continued support!

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Clifford Harris HOHMeet Clifford Harris

House of Hatchets
489 Bearses Way, Hyannis
833-422-2937, 833-4CC-AXES
capecodaxe.com

What do you do?
I own House of Hatchets, the only indoor axe-throwing venue on Cape Cod. We opened in September 2020, in the middle of the pandemic. We offer eight targets, four throwing lanes. We are World Axe Throwing League-affiliated, which offers special member benefits.

How did you get into this business?
I had a 25-year-career in law enforcement and I felt it was time to start the next chapter of my life. After a visit to a similar location off-Cape, I wondered why there wasn’t a place more local for hatchet-throwing. We all hate bridge traffic and many year-round residents complain that there’s nothing to do here in the winter. I’ve always been active in outdoor sports and have coached local football and basketball teams, but this is so much different than any team sport. I love being active and enjoying friendly competition, especially when it’s something new. What better way to enjoy my retirement than throwing hatchets! It’s a fun, safe way to get out your COVID-19 frustrations with a small group of your closest friends.

Who is your clientele?
Anyone over 10 years old (with a parent/guardian) looking to try a new exciting sport. Axe throwing is one of the fastest growing activities in the U.S. We offer a safe, new activity that’s an alternative to bowling, darts or cornhole. We host parties, small groups, birthdays, bachelor and bachelorette parties, etc. We coach first-timers to demonstrate the proper technique. We can also help people in creating or joining a league.

Do you offer special events?
We do a number of special events. For Halloween we had a “Zombie Apocalypse” where customers could buy a zombie target that oozed fake blood when struck with a hatchet. We’ve hosted speed dating and “Axe your Ex” for Valentine’s Day, which involves customers throwing at a paper heart as a bullseye.

Future plans?
This year, HOH is hoping to expand at our current location, adding another 3,500-square-feet to include more axe throwing lanes (big axe), indoor archery and knife throwing.

How are your axe-throwing skills?
I’m good, but I haven’t competed yet.

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ALS ONE
Whitman · 781-523-3304 · https://alsone.org
A South Shore-based nonprofit that has raised over $13 million for ALS research and much needed care resources and equipment to assist people living with ALS and they have just two employees. An incredible organization that does a world of good!

Atlantic White Shark Conservancy
North Chatham · 508-348-5901 · https://www.atlanticwhiteshark.org
A nonprofit with a mission to support scientific research, improve public safety and educate the community to inspire white shark conservation. Its Shark Center offers visitors an indepth look at white sharks through interactive exhibits, videos and displays.

Brenner Signs & Awnings
Plymouth · 508-747-3465 · https://www.brennersigns.net
We pride ourselves in high quality craftsmanship and are committed to providing a stress free process for your project.

Barnstable Clean Water Coalition
Osterville · 508-420-0780 · https://bcleanwater.org
A nonprofit dedicated to restoring and preserving clean water throughout Barnstable. The region is unfortunately plagued by nutrient related water quality problems. BCWC is piloting alternative nutrient reduction strategies to help provide the region with solutions.

Beacon Financial Planning, Inc.
Hyannis · 508-790-7039
https://www.beaconfinancialplanning.com
A cutting-edge financial planning firm making waves in a historically male dominated industry. Our all-female team is highly dedicated to our clients and to our community. We help our clients prepare for and thrive in retirement!

Big Tree
Hyannis · 508-367-0106 · https://www.bigtreevideo.com
I have been quietly building video production on the Cape for over six years now and officially released Big Tree last year to some great response. We know digital presence is only getting more important and we are the local force helping our region attain global standards.

The Cape Cod Foundation
South Yarmouth · 508-790-3040 · capecodfoundation.org
Our nonprofit is 33 years young and obsessed with doing good. In 2021 alone, our small but mighty team of nine helped raise and distribute more than $6.2 million to support scholarships for local students and grants to nonprofits meeting residents’ needs across Cape Cod. Watch what we’re up to next!

Cape Cod Heat Pumps
Marstons Mills · 508-833-4822 · https://ccheatpumps.com/
Cape Cod’s leading heat pump installer. Helping Cape Cod homes switch to an eco-friendly heating and cooling solution and helping clients take full advantage of the Mass Save finance and rebate programs.

Cape Cod Uncontested Divorce
Hyannis · 508-753-6778 · https://www.diydivorcecapecod.com/
Barbara Liftman has been practicing all aspects of family law, civil litigation & transactional work in Massachusetts since 1991. Her years of experience in the courtroom & her personal challenges fuel her desire to help couples avoid the uncertainties, acrimony & expense that go along with contested divorce.

Cape Kid Meals
Forestdale · https://capekidmeals.org
Cape Kid Meals fills a unique void by providing weekend food to children in our community who might otherwise go hungry when access to school meals is not available. We are consistently expanding our program and now provide over 770 children in 27 schools weekend backpack food bags.

CapeSpace
Hyannis · 508-202-1680

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CapeSpace is leading the way in the coworking revolution on Cape Cod. With locations in Hyannis & Mashpee Commons, CapeSpace provides flexible and affordable workspace solutions to professionals in need of the convenience and community coworking offers. Simply put, CapeSpace is a better way to work.

Cape Wellness Collaborative
Hyannis · 774-408-8477 · https://www.capewellness.org
This non-profit stems from one woman’s pledge to help people on the Cape facing cancer receive free integrative therapies like healthy meals for the patient and their caregiver. One hundred Cape practitioners embraced the founder, Sarah Swain, to make a difference.

Cape & Islands Veterans Outreach Center
Hyannis · 508-778-1590 · https://capeveterans.com
There is a great need for everyone to know more about Cape & Islands Veterans Outreach Center. Homeless veterans and their families are in need of food and shelter. It is a big problem on the Cape and Islands. The word needs to get out that this is the place to get help. Your part in this can do that.

Cape Cod Women’s Association
Barnstable · cwacapecod.org
Cape Cod Women’s Association has been around for five years and is dedicated to bringing women together to support, encourage and socialize on a personal and business level. This organization has continued to grow throughout the pandemic. They are virtual and in person to accommodate the individual.

Cape Cod Young Professionals (CCYP)
Barnstable · 508-714-2201 · https://capecodyoungprofessionals.org
CCYP shapes the Cape by creating opportunities for our workforce and aspiring Cape leaders to connect, engage, advance, and lead. CCYP is a trusted and essential resource for the Cape’s professional community. This year, CCYP is launching new initiatives focused on leadership development, small business resilience, professional advancement, mentoring, and civic and community engagement.

Chance2Dance
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Chatham · 508-514-0809
www.adaminchatham.com/
Adam Spencer, owner of Chance2Dance, has enabled children to get free ballroom dancing instruction for those who can’t afford the prohibitive costs. These skills are lifechanging for youths including the greatest gift, self-confidence.

Dynamic Training, LLC
Sagamore Beach · 508-888-3418 · https://dynamictrainingsite.com
A personal training and wellness center that works with so many different types of people and handicaps to help in all aspects of health and wellness.

Elevated Impressions
Forestdale · 774-413-9869 · https://elevatedimpressions.comm/
Elevated Impressions is a new, family-owned, Cape-based business catering to making any and all events fun, festive and positive with beautiful decor rentals and balloon installations. Bri and her small team not only create eye-catching displays, they give back to their community any chance they get.

Good + Simple Wellness
Harwich · 774-836-0822 · https://www.goodsimplewellness.com
It can be confusing to know what we should be doing when it comes to our own wellness, with so much information out there. There doesn’t have to be a right or wrong way — just your way and what works for you! With G+S Wellness, you have your coach by your side keeping you accountable and creating healthy habits, in all areas of your life, including safe, self-care products. As your coach, I am with you on
your wellness journey, providing education and accountability that supports your individual wellness goals.

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod
Yarmouthport · 508-362-3559 · https://habitatcapecod.org
No issue is more crucial than housing, with the exception of food. Habitat for Humanity, from humble beginnings, has become one of the most important builders in the region, having helped new owners construct more than 150 homes. These houses feature energy-saving construction and solar electricity.

HR AT WORK, LLC.
Hyannis · 774-413-5774 · www.yourHRatWork.com
We provide affordable HR services for managing HR day to day, access to chat with an HR expert through our helpline, and high quality consulting services that address specific HR needs, for example, policies and best practices, compliance tools and alerts, employee handbooks, organizational structure design, strategic planning, compensation analysis and development of pay structures, incentive plan design, and training and development programs.

Images by Saraphina
Marstons Mills · https://www.imagesbysaraphina.com/
Images have always enhanced our communication skills. In a world where a picture is worth a thousand words, so are well
created graphics. Visual expression is in our DNA and our culture depends on it both personally and professionally. Images by Saraphina is a virtual art department for entrepreneurs and small businesses that do not have one in house.

Leone Marketing Solutions
Hingham · https://leonemarketing.com
We are promotional products experts with more than 25 years of experience working with small and large businesses, start-ups, nonprofits and industry trade groups. Our main focus is to create awareness for your brand and make sure it leaves a lasting impression – so customers want to find out more and eventually buy. More than anything, we want your prospects and clients to remember you and leave a lasting positive impression.

MarchandCFO
Hyannis · 508-360-4947 · https://marchandcfo.com
My superpower: taking nonprofits, mom & pops and corporations to the next level of financial stability & growth. Startups, side hustles, & turnarounds, too. I’m invested in 3 things: critical thinking, measurable results for your business & powerful partnerships. Ready to reach for your next level?

Monomoy Social Media
Harwich · 774-408-8986 · https://monomoysocialmedia.com
Monomoy social media helps small businesses and nonprofit organizations navigate the large and overwhelming world of social media. From simple tips to full service management across all platforms and everything in between.

New Latitude Event Solutions
South Dennis · 413-438-3681 · https://www.newlatitudeevents.com/
New Latitude burst onto the scene in 2021 with innovative virtual and hybrid event solutions for small organizations. When in-person events returned, we launched the first ever Cape Cod Pirate Festival! 2022 will see us launching new events like the Sleepy Hollow Adventure and Steamport Hyannis.

Nove Yoga & Wellness
West Dennis · 508-524-1018 · https://noveyoga.com
Nové is a yoga and wellness studio on Cape Cod that provides high quality in-person and virtual classes with a goal to make a difference locally while having a global presence in the marketplace.

OKI ME, LLC
Cape Cod · 888-724-4888 · http://www.Okime8.com/
OKI ME, LLC’s mission is to help the world find life/work success! Services include consulting, coaching, speaking engagements and networking opportunities.

Osterville Village Library
Osterville · 508-428-5757
http://www.ostervillefreelibrary.org/
A safe space for face to face, 4,000 free, online classes, free AARP tax prep, monthly Red Cross blood drives, reliable information, community newsletter, access to computers, scanners & printers, databases, community space, amazing programs, outdoor events, crafts, smiles and oh yeah, lots of books!

PC Survivors
Hanover · 781-924-3071 · https://www.pcsmass.com
We strive to be the region’s trusted source for secure data destruction and electronics recycling. We are dedicated to providing outstanding customer service through our personalized approach to every job. Our employees are treated with care and all we require is that they treat our clients the same.

Personal College Counseling Inc.
Raynham · 508-622-5250

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PCCI helps students prepare for college by setting the foundation in high school & guiding them through the college search & application process by targeting schools that best fit abilities, interests, finances & family circumstances to maximize acceptance & need/merit based aid.

Plymouth Rock TV
https://plymouthrocktv.com
PRTV features the BEST OF THE REGION, on all streaming platforms (Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire) easily available to a global audience on many FAST (Free Ad Supported Television) networks like LocalNow and Distro TV.

PR First
Hanover · 617-947-7983
https://www.prfirst.com/
We are a public relations/marketing firm helping businesses and organizations enhance their visibility and credibility. We accomplish this through campaigns that result in positive exposure for our clients online and in newspapers, magazines, industry journals and interactive and social media. Public relations is a very powerful marketing tool that is underutilized by businesses looking “to get the word out” about who they are, first.

Sandra Costello Photography
Eastham · 413-427-1676 · https://sandralovesyou.com
Sandra Costello Photography is your premier visibility partner. Level up with personal branding photographs that stop the scroll and engage your ideal client. Even the most camera shy rave about VIP care. Approachable, natural and professional imagery for today’s online market.

Scituate Salt Cave
Scituate · 781-545-7258 · https://scituatesaltcave.com/
Our dream of opening a wellness center that would serve Scituate and beyond became a reality within months. From our first visit to a salt cave in March 2021 to opening our doors in October, we’re grateful for the remarkable response and best of all, helping our community heal through salt therapy.

Stewart Painting
Hyannis · 508-362-8023
https://www.stewartpaint.com
Over 35 years of experience! Stewart Painting services the Cape & Plymouth area with professional painting, carpentry and power washing. Part of Stewart Painting’s mission statement is to give back to the community, in 2022 Stewart will be Painting It Forward and donating $10,000 to a deserving homeowner.

Top Coat Services
Hyannis · 877-598-2872 · https://topcoatservices.com/
We bring the same attitude of professionalism, whether we are working on a residential garage in our hometown or flying across the country to solve flooring concerns in large scale food production plants. We show up ready to work hard and give you the best flooring solutions in the industry.

WE CAN
Harwich Port · 508-430-8111 · https://www.wecancenter.org
WE CAN provides invaluable legal, employment, financial empowerment, personal development, and mentoring programs to all women on Cape Cod including women business owners. The Cape is lucky to have WE CAN.

Whale and Dolphin Conservation
Plymouth · 888-699-4253 · https://us.whales.org/
Whale and Dolphin Conservation protects whales and dolphins because the health of the ocean, and ultimately our planet, depend on them. Oceans, thanks to whales, are responsible for over 50 percent of the Earth’s oxygen and sequestering millions of tons of carbon. Save the whales, save the world!

Whole Health Pharmacy
Hyannis · http://www.wholehealthcapecod.com/
Our pharmacy remains dedicated to providing the highest level of care to each and every patient, on top of the massive demand for COVID-19 services. We became one of the Cape’s first testing sites and the first independent pharmacy in Massachusetts to begin vaccinating, with nearly 5,000 doses administered to date.

X1023FM – WGTX
Truro · 508-413-8901 · www.x1023.fm
Cape Cod’s Music Channel, broadcasting and streaming 24/7 in HD, everyone’s favorite classic hits from the 1980s to 2000s. Heard from the dunes to the bridges, X1023 has no more than eight commercials an hour and offers two additional HD channels: HD2-The Whale/Classic Rock and HD3-Acoustic Cafe.

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