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         A season to remember

                                                              Beginning in 2005, famed cellist and Wellfleet resident
                                                              Bernard “Bernie” Greenhouse was the driving force behind
                                                              the “Bernie Greenhouse and Friends” annual concerts held in
                                                              support of our Wellfleet Clinic. Until his death in 2011, OCHS
                                                              Wellfleet provided healthcare to Bernie and his late wife
                                                              Aurora throughout their time on the Outer Cape.  On May
                                                              22, the Bernard Greenhouse Concert was hosted at the First
                                                              Congregational Church of Wellfleet and featured acclaimed
               Play it Forward: Bernard Greenhouse Concert    cellist Astrid Schween and renowned pianist Michael Gurt.
                            May 22, 2016                      A 2017 concert is in the works!

         Lobsterfest, co-founded and chaired by outgoing OCHS
         board member Byllye Avery, was OCHS’ biggest fundraiser
         of the year. Held on the lawn of the historic Provincetown
         Monument overlooking the harbor, the summer soirée
         featured live entertainment from Emmy award-winning
         comedian Judy Gold, and the musical stylings of local favorite
         Suede. Additionally, silent, live and Fund-A-Need auctions
         and, of course, a rustic lobster dinner rounded out the gala             Lobsterfest
         in providing funding for operations and clinic equipment.              August 13, 2016

                                                              From its inception in 1980s as a private cocktail and croquet
                                                              tournament, the White Party has evolved into a widely
                                                              anticipated milestone of the social season - and more
                                                              recently, a highly successful fundraiser for Outer Cape
                                                              Health Services. 2016 marked the 30th Annual White Party
                                                              held at Delft Haven on the Provincetown Bay with host Bob
                                                              Lenzi. Save the date and get your White On for White Party
                             White Party                      2017—Saturday, September 2.
                          September 3, 2016

                OCHS gratefully acknowledges the following third-party fundraising events
                                             to benefit OCHS in 2016:

             Provincetown 10K Charity Road Race (June 5) • Harbor Stage Theater performance of The Kritik  (July 5) •
           Provincetown Harbor Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla (September 10) •  AIM Thrift Shop Dinner (October 25)
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