Rotary Club of Hyannis delivers its 59th annual home show March 18-19, 2017 with a new twist: now billed the “Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show,” this annual spring rite, a favorite of Cape Codders and others throughout the region, will give residents of all ages exhibits and exciting activities, and will give businesses a chance to meet new customers – all while helping Hyannis Rotary Club raise money in its largest annual fundraiser – the proceeds of which are turned back to the community in scholarships and grants.
In multiple sites in and around Barnstable High School, more than 120 exhibitors display products and services for home renovation, landscaping, and lifestyle enhancement. New this year is a “Good Run for Good Works” on Saturday (5K for adults and teens, a half-mile run for kids 7-12, and a 100-meter run for kids 6 and under). Find more details and online registration for the walk/run at www.hyannisrotary.org
More children’s activities are offered this year: the ever-popular face painting returns, and added are craft making and games supervised by Rotarians, as well as the children’s races.
Thousands from throughout the region will attend this year. They can get their soil tested by Cape Cod Master Gardeners; attend flower arranging workshops; inspect scores of home improvement options for indoor and out; enjoy lunch with new healthy options and food trucks; and relax in the school’s cafeteria which will offer plenty of lunch seating along with live music. Raffles for cash prizes and a Costa Rica vacation add to the excitement.
Hyannis Rotary Club – founded in 1925 – has awarded more than a million dollars in grants to non-profits serving our community, as well as scholarships to thousands of students. From Faith Neighborhood Kitchen to Champ Homes; from the band shell on Hyannis Green to the electronic scoreboard for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks; from a Bloodmobile for Cape Cod Healthcare to books for elementary school children, Hyannis Rotary puts its money into the community – and the Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show is their major source of the dollars for the Club’s “Good Works.”
Support Hyannis Rotary Club’s good works while enjoying an informative and fun day! Join the thousands of people from all over the region on March 18 and 19. See you there!
role she assumed in 2013, Kristin is responsible for managing day-to-day operations, developing
resources and partnerships, setting strategic direction with the Board, and identifying, creating and
implementing program initiatives to ensure the Foundation’s mission is fulfilled. Kristin began her tenure
with The Cape Cod Foundation in 2004, transitioning from program officer to manager of community
investment services before assuming her leadership role.
Kristin has been involved with many local community groups, including the Cape Cod Young Professionals;
Barnstable County Council for Children, Youth, and Families (now the Community Network of Cape Cod); the
Youth Council of the Cape & Islands Workforce Investment Board; the Community Leadership Institute of Cape
Cod & the Islands (Class of 2004 and Board Member 2004-2008); and the Middlebury College Alumni
Admissions Program. Kristin is a member of the Board of Directors for Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and
Islands, serves as a judge for the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network’s Excellence Awards, is a Trustee of the
Joshua A. Nickerson Society, and a volunteer for St. Pius X School. She has presented on grantmaking topics for
various groups and has served as a spokesperson for local and national publications and media outlets in the
area of philanthropy.
Kristin, a native Cape Codder, holds a BA from Middlebury College and an MBA in Nonprofit Management from
Suffolk University. She was named one of the 2012 “40 Under 40” leaders by Cape & Plymouth Business
Magazine. She lives in West Barnstable with her husband and two young children.
Early in her career, Lisa built her skill set in commercial real estate ventures and the hospitality industry. In 2004, she founded Building Impact, an award winning non-profit organization in Boston dedicated to increasing corporate citizenship in the small and medium business sector. Lisa has been recognized as a Social Innovator for her non-profit business ventures by the Social Innovation Forum in Cambridge and was selected a '40 Under 40' rising business leader by the Boston Business Journal in 2007 and Cape & Plymouth Business Magazine in 2012.
Lisa is a graduate of Harwich High School and Wheaton College. She resides in West Barnstable and is committed to building a vibrant and healthy Cape Cod through her involvement with many organizations as an advisor, volunteer and board member.