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The League of Women Voters of Cape Ann is holding its annual breakfast on Saturday, May 11, from 8:45 to 11 a.m. at the Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center, 37 Harbor Loop,. At 9:45 a.m., Damon Cummings, Valerie Nelson and Patti Page will discuss ‘The Impact of Global Warming on Cape Ann: the science of storms and their effect on our coastline, barrier beaches and water supply and what citizens can do about it.’ The LWVCA business meeting is at 9:20 a.m. Breakfast is free; donations will be gratefully accepted. For more information, call Judith Blye at 978-546-2191.
The Tourism Council of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce Chamber will host its second annual complimentary Cape Ann Spring Tourism Mixer on Wednesday, May 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Manchester Historical Museum’s Trask House, 10 Union St., Manchester. Come hear about the 2013 initiatives, meet your visitor center volunteers and staff, share news and ideas with your tourism colleagues. All appetizers, hors d’oeuvres, desserts and beverages will be donated and all donors will be acknowledged and prominently featured at the event. To make a donation or to register, contact Events Manager Emily Harris at email@example.com.