West Barnstable Village Festival 2015

BARS booths at West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS had a very successful event at the West Barnstable Village Festival. In fact it was the most successful one day event we have ever had. I can not express my appreciation, as chairman of the…

137,000 BOTTLES AND CANS COLLECTED!!!

BARS volunteers celebrating a successful fund raiser

Thank you to the indispensable volunteers, recyclers, and the Town of Barnstable for making the BARS bottle and can recycling fundraiser a record making month for BARS. We raised $6,700 during the month of July for scholarships and…

Clamming Classes for Adults (and Kids!)

Hello Volunteers! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and are enjoying the beautiful summer weather (finally!)! We have had so many requests here at Natural Resources for a clamming class for adults that we…

BARS wants your bottles and cans!

BARS volunteers at the Barnstable Bottle and Can Recycling shed

If you have redeemable bottles and/or cans and don’t want to stand in front of a machine putting them in one by one, BARS will gladly take them. Your donation will be helping a great organization…

BARS July 2015 Recycling Fundraiser

Bottles and Cans for BARS

BARS’ most important fundraiser is the one we do at the Barnstable Recycling Center. This year we are doing it during the month of July. The bottle and can recycling at the land fill can produce…

Chuck Higgins

We are sad to report the passing of BARS Board of Directors member, Chuck Higgins. Chuck was elected to the BARS Board of Directors in January of 2012. He was co-chair of BARS Clamming Classes as…

BARS 2015 AWARDS DINNER

Past and present BARS presidents

Photo above shows four previous BARS presidents along with our current president that were at BARS annual awards dinner at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. From left to right: Fred Dempsey, Dick Ossen, Ron Glantz, Bob Silva,…

JUNE 2015 – FROM THE QUARTERDECK

Bottles and Cans for BARS

  MESSAGE FROM THE QUARTERDECK OF THE PRESIDENT While this message may look familiar it should. It is the same message I gave last month. I think it is important to repeat it as we are…

BARS 12th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

Blessing of the Rakes 2015

The BARS 12th Annual Blessing of the Rakes organized by Bette Silva was a great success.! The Reverend John J. Perry, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville, MA officiated at the event. Amy…

BARS Membership Drive

BARS Membership Drive

Attention all BARS members and prospective members! We will be holding a membership drive from March through June 30th, 2015. An award of an American Express gift certificate will be given to the member who sponsors…