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Ula Café and Tres Gatos  to Participate in Bakes for       Breast Cancer

Ula Café and Tres Gatos are proud to announce its participation in Bakes for Breast Cancer’s signature event – Bakes for Breast CancerMassachusetts – returning for its twenty-second year, which helps raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Bakeries, cafés, pastry shops and restaurants throughout Massachusetts will participate during this year’s fundraiser from Friday, October 1 through Thursday, October 7, 2021. Ula Cafe) will dedicate 100% of its sales from their special dessert to Bakes for Breast Cancer Massachusetts. Tres Gatos will dedicate 50% of its sales from their entire dessert menu back to Bakes for Breast Cancer Massachusetts.

There are two ways to participate in Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer Massachusetts – establishments can offer one designated dessert where 100% of the proceeds go towards theBakes for Breast Cancer, or offer their entire dessert roster where 50% of the proceeds goes back to the organization. Since its inception in 1999, Bakes for Breast Cancer has raised over 2 million dollars. To date, over 4,500 different bakeries, cafés, pastry shops, supermarkets, and restaurants have participated throughout annual events in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine and Cape & Islands.

Proceeds raised will benefit the nonprofit breast cancer organization Bakes for Breast Cancer.

JP Chess on Tour

From the lawn of Loring-Greenough House in July and August to the terrace of the JP Library in September, and then, in October to the patio of J.P. Licks; you could say that JP Chess is on tour. Despite some unpredictable weather the club has managed to meet outdoors in person every Thursday evening with only one exception. Its membership continues to grow and today it has over 60 members on Facebook and around 20 people attending meet ups each week.

Local businesses such as J.P.Licks, El Colombiano Coffee, The BYTE Shop and Pure Dental as well as individuals, have provided generous financial support to the club. If you would like to be part of the growing JP Chess Club join their next club gathering on Thursday evenings, weather permitting. No membership fees. Sets and clocks are provided. Tour venues, dates and times are on the website

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