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News Category: Classes and Workshops

Festival Schedule and LOCAL Marine Trades presenters


Many of our members and local marine trades folk have stepped up to make presentations and teach workshops at the Wooden Boat Festival. This is our local tradition and we want to keep it that way. Thank you to all of the presenters and participants from our community keeping the founding symposium spirit alive. See …

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Free online e-marketing lessons


Online Marketing and E-Commerce Through COVID’s recent impact, consumers have forever shifted much of their purchasing and scheduling online, leaving some business owners challenged to make this sustainable digital shift. Thanks to a grant from the Economic Development Administration’s CARES Act supplemental funding program, and ARPA Grant funding from Jefferson County, NODC is offering free, practical, …

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Working Waterfront Coalition’s launching a new training program


Our friends at The Working Waterfront Coalition of Whatcom County are launching a new apprenticeship program based on the Canadian model from Quadrant Marine Institute. Port Townsend’s marine trades can benefit by learning more about these programs and identifying local opportunities. The Northwest Maritime Apprenticeship program, utilizing Quadrant Marine Institute’s time-tested, robust, professional training program, …

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Sail Repair Workshop


On July 30th at the Artful Sailor Port Townsend. Info HERE:https://www.theartfulsailor.com/on-the-horizon/2022-07-30/sail-repair-maintenance-workshop

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More Business Classes From SCORE


June 28th – June 30th SCORE is sponsoring these classes for small businesses: Tax Saving Strategies, Quickbooks Online Basics, Creating a Quick Business Plan in three hours…: Tax Savings Strategies for Small Businesses June 28, 2022, 1:00pm – 4:00pm PDT Do you want to know the 10 top tax saving strategies small business owners use …

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Marine Systems Intensives Scheduled


Register now: July 11-15 and July 25- 29 Marine Systems Intensives are back this summer with Marine Electrical scheduled for July 11-15 and Marine Corrosion scheduled for July 25-29. Marine Systems Lead Instructor Kevin Ritz packs a lot of learning into these 5-day Intensives. Classes are held in the new 4,800 square foot dedicated Marine …

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More Business Classes from SCORE


From June 22- 24th, classes include, Buying an existing Business step by step, Tax essentials, Legal Basics that small business owners need to know: Buying An Existing Business Step by Step June 22, 2022, 9:00am – 12:00pm PDT You want to buy a business and become a small business owner. Great!! But how do you …

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More Business & Marketing Classes


The EDC sent out a schedule for some classes being offered by SCORE in June (15-18th) . Instagram Essentials, Become a Facebook Master, Developing and Promoting Products and services, Pricing to sell online, Successfully starting a new business   Instagram Marketing Essentials June 15, 2022, 10:00am – 12:00pm PDT A great Instagram feed reinforces your …

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Business & Financial Classes and Workshops


The EDC sent out a schedule for some classes being offered by SCORE in June. Financial Basics for new small businesses, What to know before you hire or fire your first employee, Top automation tools and tech for small businesses…. Financial Basics for New Small Businesses June 6, 2022, 1:00pm – 4:00pm PDT You’re starting …

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Week-Long Intensives at NWSWB


Marine Electrical & Marine Corrosion Week-Long Intensives this Summer:

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Business Succession Webinar


Learn about Succession Strategies for your business. This is an online event. Click the image below learn more and to register.

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Splicing Workshop


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Learn sewing machine adjustment, maintenance & sewing skills workshop


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EDC free Resource Roundtable 3.17.22


To join the EDC Team Jefferson’s Resource Roundtable on March 17th on ZOOM, learn more HERE. Meet Rick & Micah from the Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship. Find out about their no-cost programs, how they may be able to help you develop your business ideas, launch a small business, and manage it over time. “CIE’s Community …

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Hazwoper 24-Hour Course


The Port of Port Townsend will be hosting DH Environmental, Inc of Seattle to conduct certified training in 24-Hour Hazwoper (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response).  Agencies with a spill response mandate are welcome to attend. Our facility of preference can seat 20 students and exceed all covid compliance standards for distancing and ventilation.  The …

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Trades Scholarships & Training


Join BIAW & JCHBA as they talk about scholarship opportunities for the trades, for men and women! They will be discussing 4scholarships, with presentations by Eagle Pipe Heating & Air, Kiwanis, Elks Lodge, and more February 12, 2022 @ 11 AM Join us for our online presentation & Q&A by going to: https://us02web .zoom.us/j/86123073777

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Business Classes @ the EDC


Business Planning Class Graduates Help the EDC Design New Services for 2022 & Beyond. Next series registration HERE. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf1eT5kUslu1hV_lK6lnnYKaXgarWEjZk69Fezkx1LmckY8kw/viewform

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Classes from The Artful Sailor


We have so many great educational and skill based classes and workshops in this community. For the stitch minded, Consider contacting Pami-Sue and Emiliano.

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