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News Category: Announcements

Point Hudson RE-Opens early


Point Hudson reopens early with new jetty Port Townsend’s historic 50-slip Point Hudson Marina is opening again for boaters on Wednesday, Jan. 25, weeks ahead of schedule. Port of Port Townsend Executive Director Eron Berg said efficient work by Orion Marine Contractors of Tacoma with strong support by the Port staff made the early completion …

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Sea Tales on a Winter’s Eve includes Lifeboat Fundraiser


The Artful Sailor’s 6th Annual Sea Tales on a Winter’s Eve will take place on February 12, 2023 and Emiliano and Pami-Sue have generously decided to make it a fund raiser for the PTMTA Lifeboat Fund. We encourage members to share this event with friends and family.

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Sea Tales Fundraiser Event for PTMTA LIFEBOAT FUND 02/12/23


Please spread the word about this event! Proceeds will benefit the PT Marine Trades Lifeboat Fund and that may one day benefit you or a loved one directly. Click image to learn more. https://www.theartfulsailor.com/on-the-horizon/2023-02-12/sea-tales-on-a-winters-eve-h7dgw Please print a copy (or 2) of the below flyer and post it where your crew and others can see it. …

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Moderate and hazardous waste collection event soon


It is time to get your hazardous waste ready for collection at scheduled events. Book mark this web page and register your participation. BUSINESSES: https://jeffersoncountysolidwaste.com/hazardous-waste/hazardous-waste-businesses/ BUSINESSES NEED TO REGISTER FOR THE JANUARY 20th EVENT in BOAT HAVEN; USE THE FORM HERE and read all the information on that form. RESIDENTIAL: https://jeffersoncountysolidwaste.com/hazardous-waste/  – –  Print and …

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Open House #1 – City of Port Townsend Golf Course + Mt. View Commons Concept Planning Effort


What happens to one of the city’s largest green spaces impacts all of us in Port Townsend. This email is to announce that we will be having an open house at Fort Worden Commons on January 11th, 2023, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  We will also hold a virtual open house (details below) on January 12th, …

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Port of PT Western Expansion- feedback needed


Re-posting- please send the Port your feedback via the linked survey Our marine trades are definitely stakeholders of any Port of Port Townsend expansion and proposed changes. The port has asked for our feedback and the more they hear from the marine trades community, the better. Please take a moment to fill out their survey: …

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NEWLY FUNDED:Free services for small business(Website & Bookkeeping)


 The Economic Development Councils of Clallam, Grays Harbor and Jefferson Counties, as well as Peninsula and Grays Harbor Colleges, are thrilled to announce a new innovative grant program called Olympic Peninsula Small Business Boost! The collaborating partners were awarded $1.3M from Department of Commerce to offer free professional legal and/or marketing services (including simple website …

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Welcome, 2023 PTMTA board of trustees


Thank you to our voting members for confirming our nominees to the 2023 PTMTA Board of Trustees Welcome Back Dave Thompson   Welcome Carrie Fiore About: Carrie has been an integral part of ACI Boat and Goldstar Marine for the past six years. She has a passion for empowering our youth to find their place …

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Nominations Now Open for the 2023 Jefferson County Community Leadership Awards


The Marine Trades have been recognized in past years and continued recognition would be well deserved. The Business Leader of the Year Award is presented to an individual that demonstrates a history of vision, service, and leadership for the betterment of the Jefferson County community. This individual has built a legacy of building other leaders …

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Renewal letters are in the mail


If your business recognizes the value of the Economic Impact Study, Industry marketing and education, and our efforts to make your voices heard by local and state decision makers, please consider making additional donations above our $50 membership. The full service boatyards and the sole proprietors all pay the same to be members in an …

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Welcome New Members!


The PTMTA welcomes new members Lou Geraghty of Horus Horizon Marine See Horus Horizon Marine on our Services Directory & Puget Sound Express See Puget Sound Express in our Services Directory Welcome back ! PT FUEL DOCK

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Jobs Listings


Many of the jobs listed on our website have not been filled. Have you reviewed them? Are you considering a change of employment? Need extra work? Know someone who might be a good candidate for any of these jobs? Please spread the word about our website, the services directory, the newsletter sign-up, membership and yes, …

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Annual General Membership Meeting


Members and colleagues, you are invited to join the PTMTA on Wednesday November 16th at 5:30PM in the Nomura Building on Benedict Street for our annual general membership meeting. We will have Pizza, salad and snacks, basic beverage and you are welcome to bring your own beverage as well. We will gather at 5:30 socially …

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Point Hudson Jetty Night Work October 27-29, 2022


Point Hudson Jetty Night Work October 27-29, 2022 By Port of Port Townsend on Oct 24, 2022 03:45 pm UPCOMING NIGHT WORK NECESSARY FOR THE PORT OF PORT TOWNSEND POINT HUDSON BREAKWATER REPLACEMENT PROJECT The project to rebuild the existing north jetty in the historic Point Hudson Marina is on schedule. However, working nights during …

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Trustee Ballots are in the Mail


Voting Member PTMTA Trustee Ballot is in the mail and should arrive in the coming week. Please make your marks and drop off at Admiral Ship Supply or add a stamp to the mailer and post before October 31st. Member participation in our association elections is critical to our legal obligations as an association. Additionally, …

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National Fisherman asking for West Coast Highliner nominees


Honoring our commercial fisher-folk sure seems like a good thing to this blog editor. You may have received this already in your inbox but if not, please check it out.

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Welcome Abeli Marine Electric


We welcome new PTMTA member Jo Abeli of Abeli Marine Electric to our ranks. Thank you for making our marine trades industry and PTMTA voice stronger in Jefferson County through your business and your membership.

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Live event with Congressman Derek Kilmer


Event Invitation Chamber Community Connection with Congressman Kilmer .Join us and participate in our new format, the Chamber Community Connection. These gathering will be held regularly throughout the County at varying locations and times throughout the year. Currently, these will be held as live events, county health recommendations at time of the event will be …

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It is Trustee Nomination time


The Port Townsend Marine Trades Association is led by volunteers from the Maritime Community. The PTMTA Board invites maritime sector professionals of all ages to consider becoming a board member. While learning valuable skills, you can be a part of shaping the future of our industry. Please contact the PTMTA to learn more about becoming …

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Building our Lifeboat Fund


The PTMTA collects funds earmarked for our marine trades people who are dealing with injury or health crisis that interferes with their ability to work. We understand that many of our members are under insured and cash in the hand could pay a bill or buy needed groceries, and at the very least, communicate our …

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