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Sims Way Project Steering Committee- Joni Blanchard is in


Our very own Joni Blanchard is now on the steerage committee looking at the Sims Way Project/boatyard expansion/poplars and has written her considerations and seeks feedback from fellow marine trades. Well, I’ve allowed myself to be put on the Sims Way Poplar issue Steering Committee as one of the Port Stakeholders, representing myself as a …

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More NEW members!


  Welcome! Nicolas DeLorme of Holiday in the Sun (Painting) Kat Murphy of Katfish Salmon Co. (Fishing) Christopher Chimenti of Schooner Boy Marine Services (Shipwright) Stephen Nuchia of Pandora’s Junction Box – (Electrical, Systems)

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Dr.Allison Berry – Chamber Cafe 3.18.22


Name: Chamber Cafe – Dr. Allison Berry Date: March 18, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT Register Now Event Description: Public Health in Jefferson County-what’s the status? Where are we going? Dr. Allison Berry, Public Health Officer for Jefferson & Clallam Counties will be our guest and get us up to speed on …

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Port Biz- Hot Sheet 3.10.22


Stay Informed on the Port of Port Townsend’s discussions and decision making. Find their post meeting summary on their “Hot Sheet” here. Details and audio found here.

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JOBS Posts


Click on Jobs Postings to see what’s on offer. Email us to post your maritime jobs. Let us know when jobs are filled. Don’t see your job posted? Please contact ptmarinetrades (at) gmail.com We aim to keep this page updated and relevant. Many thanks!

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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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JeffCo JOB FAIR -call for MT businesses to participate


JeffCO Job & Trades Fair, May 26, Chimacum HS— Call for MT businesses to Participate: This Fair is a collaboration between all 3 East Jefferson High Schools:, plus and end of day time for the general public. Connecting home grown talent with our home gown businesses. The Job & Trades Fair will showcase 60+ companies …

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PTMTA board meeting


The PTMTA Board of Trustees will be meeting at the Nomura Building on March 17, 2022 and 5:15 Members are welcome to submit comments, questions and requests for issues you’d like the PTMTA to work on. ptmarinetrades (at) gmail.com Agenda for the meeting can be seen here. March 2022 agenda

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Our Stories: Susan Brittain


Don’t miss this free and final Ask an Expert series event hosted by the NWMC  on Zoom on March 17th

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M/V Westward Short Video


Check it out by clicking on this image:

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New Grants for Small Businesses


The Chamber’s Community Development Fund Grants are locally funded and the application is straightforward. The PTMTA successfully utilized a similar grant last year to create this blog. This is for the next round of grants: Grow Your Own Opportunity Grant Chamber of Jefferson County Community Development Fund 2022 Grant 1 Grow Your Own Opportunity Grant …

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Calling all Maritime Women


Please Join us, friends and neighbors, for this Gathering and Photo 2022 for the Women Of Our Working Waterfront.       Friday, March 11th.   Photo on City dock at 4 p.m., the Cotton Building is open 3 – 6 p.m. to meet with old and new friends. For all the women who love …

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JOBS; Edensaw, Shipwright’s, NWMC, Level Sky


If you have not looked at the PT Leader this week…. Edensaw Woods is looking for Warehouse and Millhouse Assistants. The Port Townsend Shipwright’s Co-op needs a Full Charge Bookkeeper. The NW Maritime Center is looking to fill several positions, including a Summer Program Coordinator, and a Summer Sailing Instructor. Level Sky Bright Work on …

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Welcoming New Members


The PTMTA is happy to welcome several new and first-time PTMTA Members to our collective. We are humbly grateful for the vote of confidence from all of the maritime professionals joining and renewing. Beyond the Negative, Jeremy Johnson + his PT Maritime Photography project and books. Gilman Thermal Imaging PT Sailing Association Sail Port Townsend …

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March 9th Port Commission meetings


Click to learn more _ – 9:30 Workshop -1PM Commission meeting  

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Boat Festival Registration is open


Register Boats, food vendors, musicians,Vendors and Presenters for the 45th Wooden Boat Festival on September 9-11 2022. From the NWMC links to the Wooden Boat Foundation’s festival home page. Registration links under “get Involved”

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Our weekly PTMTA outreach


Dear Members, Due to a SCAM email surprise this week, and because legitimate member notifications are so important, we have opted all current members into this weekly email update as part of your membership. This newsletter is based on the week’s posts on our new blog. Our new PTMTA blog was created to reduce random …

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State of the City update 2022


What the City does affects us all and this may bring you up to date. This is a recording of a Chamber Cafe with Mayor David Faber and City Manager John Mauro held earlier this month. Click the image below to see the video on Youtube.

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Port Biz: Feb. 24th Hotsheet


Keep abreast of what the Port is working on and the decisions they are making. If you missed the Feb 23rd commission meeting, Here is the Port’s own synopsis. The full details are found in the Agenda and minutes and by listening to the meeting audio. The latest “Hotsheet” : https://portofpt.com/posted-ports-feb-24-hot-sheet/. Please note a correction …

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SCAM ALERT


Today an email showed up in the inboxes of our membership unbeknownst to the PTMTA board. Please DELETE IT. This scam was rather clever but it had a few red flags: The return email was not ours but looked like it could have been. Our Gmail is ptmarinetrade@ It was not signed by the secretary …

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