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May 11th Port Commission meeting audio


Stay abreast of Port of PT business CLICK HERE for the Audio from the May 11th meeting.

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Our Working Waterfront on KPTZ


In case you have missed recent episodes, these monthly podcasts with port updates and featured Marine Trades interviews on KPTZ are fun and informative. https://kptz.org/?s=working+waterfront

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Rebuilding our Lifeboat Fund


The PTMTA has long had a can at the Penny Savers Mart called the Lifeboat Fund can. Coho Printing has also generously begun hosting a Lifeboat Fund can on their check out counter. This fund builds coin by coin, dollar by dollar and takes years to amount to a worthy sum. Originally, the fund was …

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Register for the Classic Mariners Regatta


Start: Saturday June 4, 2022 End: Sunday Jun 5, 2022 Location: Port Townsend Bay Click image to register or for more information on the PTSA website

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Greg Brotherton reports on exciting new program


Ventilation of indoor spaces is another layered mitigation that businesses and other organizations can use to make their spaces safer in the current phase of the pandemic and beyond. Peter Rhines, Professor of Fluid Dynamics, and Phil Pilgrim of Bueno Systems, have been running a pilot project at Finnriver to demonstrate that they can evaluate and …

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Maritime Among Community Leadership Nominees


The Chamber of Jefferson County’s annual Community Leadership Awards Nominees include members of our marine trades and maritime community. Learn more below: The Chamber’s Events May calendar has information for this and other community events or contact the Chamber directly. 360.385.7869 director@jeffcountychamber.org

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Presentation and Book Signing with Acclaimed Author Amy Gulick


EVENT: “The Salmon Way” When: Tuesday, May 10, 2022, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm; doors open at 6:00 pm for the book signing and socializing Where: The Rose Theater, 235 Taylor Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368 What: Join us for a presentation and book signing with Amy Gulick, an award-winning nature photographer and writer. With …

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Our 20% Public Awareness Campaign revisited


Sharing some of our 2018-2020 maritime 20% posters and honoring Our Stories. Carol Hasse is now Port Commissioner Carol Hasse and Port Townsend Sails is now operated by and located at The Shipwright’s Co-op in Boat Haven.

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Marine Systems Instructor needed


The full-time Marine Systems Instructor plays a key role teaching in the 9-month competency-based marine systems program and also teaches week-long Intensives to industry professionals. We’re looking for a candidate who blends an ability to communicate and a desire to teach with strong technical marine systems skills. The ideal candidate will have strong systems/mechanical skills, …

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NWSWB Alumni tells her story


Celebrating our Marine Trades: NWSWB Alumni Wendy Apfel tells her story. Click image to link to video

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CLEAN BAY Project


Learn More about the Clean Bay Project, the electric pump-out boat built by the NWSWB

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Letter from Dr. Allison Berry


April 26, 2022 From: Jefferson County Public Health 615 Sheridan Street Port Townsend, WA 98368 360-385-9400 To: Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce 2409 Jefferson St A Port Townsend, WA 98368 (360) 385-7869 Dear Jefferson County business community, The COVID-19 case rate is at a high level and and has been rising since early March. So, …

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Hull Raiser Event NWSWB


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Week-Long Intensives at NWSWB


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

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Climate Impact- Hyper local discussion invitation


Event Invitation MAY 6th Chamber Cafe – Climate Impact – Hyper-Local Representatives from Jefferson County, the City of Port Townsend, the Port of Port Townsend, NODC, and JC Department of Community Development. will be discussing their organizations activities in addressing climate impact in our communities. This is a great opportunity to have your questions responded …

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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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Food Coop 50year Celebration


May 4th at the Jefferson County Fair grounds – 4-9 PM

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Summer event volunteering


The NWMC has a list of volunteer opportunities for both the Seventy/48 and R2AK events. Click on the image if you are curious.

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Artful Sailor celebrates 5YR anniversary


Open House and Sail Loft Sock Hop The Artful Sailor Celebrates 5 years with Open House and Live Music Sat. April 30th Open House:  Noon to 5:00 pm Music:  5:00 – 7:00 pm Thank you to The Artful Sailor for being a loyal PTMTA member!

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The Armory Building’s new tenant


Congratulations to Sea Marine for opening their new canvas loft in the Armory Building at Point Hudson.

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