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News Category: Call to Action

Fundraiser for the PTMTA Lifeboat Fund 2/12/23


Please spread the word about this event that will benefit the PTMTA Life Boat Fund. Tales From the Titanic In the annals of maritime history, what strange and tragic event can rival the sinking of the RMS Titanic? Still, 110 years later, the tragedy evokes horror, fascination and disbelief. Alternately, the skill, incompetence, negligence, care, …

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Please Share PTMTA Latest News sign up


Please sign up for the PTMTA weekly Blog updates. This is a marine trades resource for all of our Marine Trades Community to make use of. You can also send us your announcements to post so we can help you get the word out. Once signed up, one email every Sunday, will arrive to your …

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REMINDER to Register: HAZMAT Collection Event JAN 20th.


Register your business to have your hazmat waste collected. Participation impacts the frequency of these Hazmat collection events. From our Environmental Officer Kimberlie Webber at the Port of Port Townsend: You might have heard that the county is organizing a moderate risk waste collection through Clean Harbors Environmental Services for small quantity generators. Unfortunately, there …

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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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Renewal Reminder


The PTMTA sent out renewal letters with application forms in November of 2022. Please take a moment to submit your renewal. This can also be done online [HERE] See the menu in the right sidebar.   As a PTMTA member, there are many opportunities to engage with your PTMTA, helping us to improve our work …

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This Blog is our Grapevine


Here is why: In 2022:: JOBS: 26 posts with multiple job opportunities LODGING: 6 posts announcing rentals offered specifically to maritime, or call out for maritime lodging SHOP SPACE; 4 Posts announcing shop space for lease EDUCATION & CLASSES; 35 posts with short term and long term learning opportunities relevant to the trades. PRINTABLES: 9 …

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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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Port special meeting: Short’s Family Farm


Posted: Notice of Special Meeting January 17, 2023 Short’s Family Farm By Port of Port Townsend on Dec 16, 2022 11:56 am Notice of Special Meeting Materials have been posted for a special meeting on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.  At 6 p.m., the Port Commission will meet in person at the Chimacum Grange #681, 9572 …

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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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