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PTMTA Board meeting


Scheduled PTMTA board meeting on June 23rd at 5:15 PM at the Nomura Building on Benedict Street.

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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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Because it was requested…


I was asked by a member to post the link for the Race to Alaska tracker: https://r2ak2022.maprogress.com/ Whether you follow the R2AK or not, this years race started with a bang to say the least; an unfortunate gale against current sort of bang. With the heavy rains and extreme tides, excessive flotsam have added insult …

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June 22, Port Commission Meeting


The Port Commission Meeting on June 22nd is at 5:30 PM, a time designed to give the Marine Trades and working public an opportunity to attend. Please consider joining this meeting and show our commissioners that we are engaged in the work they are doing for us all. The agenda and either zoom or physical …

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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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JOB: Director of Education at the NWSWB


Now Hiring: Director of Education Support Teaching & Learning The full-time Director of Education will lead and manage the school’s instructional program(s) and overall educational experience to deliver the highest quality student experience. We are looking for an individual who is as passionate and skilled at providing professional development for the school’s instructors as our …

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Overview of Fish Health Research at the USGS


Presentation Overview of Fish Health Research at the USGS – Marrowstone Marine Field Station Date: June 22, 2022 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT The presentation will be indoors at the Hospital in Fort Flagler State Park. Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fish-health-research-at-the-usgs-marrowstone-marine-field-station-ticket Event Description: Ever wonder what goes on at the USGS Marrowstone Marine Field Station, the …

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Shaped on all six sides


Andy Stewart of Emerald Marine participated in the Classic Mariners Regatta June 4th and 5th on Windsong. In conversation about the marine trades, he mentioned this little film that has been around for a while now. Video like this is a great way to advertise but more importantly, to preserve our industry by inspiring the …

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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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Port Commission Meetings


JUNE 8th 2022 If you miss the meeting, you can listen to the audio as soon as it is posted on their meetings page: https://portofpt.com/about-us/port-commission/meeting-minutes/ 6/8/22 Regular Business Meeting 1 p.m. Packet Agenda Public Workshop 9:30 a.m. Agenda Upcoming Port Commission Meetings: Date                   Meeting & Time June 22  —  5:30 p.m. Meeting

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LION: What is it?


If you have heard of LION, the local investing group, but never really understood it, here is a chance to learn. June 16th Noon to 1:00pm Guest speaker, Earll Merman from LION, will join the EDC Team Jefferson’s monthly Resource Roundtable to share LION’s local investing philosophy.  More info and to register for this zoom …

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50 Years of Sawdust and Varnish


In September of 2020, Rainshadow Journal published a piece by Ernie Baird; 50 Years of Sawdust and Varnish. In keeping with creating an archive of Our Stories, Here is the link. https://rainshadownorthwest.com/2020/09/30/50-years-of-sawdust-and-varnish/   Currently our own Diana Talley is a contributor on the Rainshadow Journal/Diana Talley as well. Check it out!    

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Classic Mariners Regatta- 2022 a memorable weekend


June 4th and 5th were memorable racing days with strong wind on Saturday and torrential rain on Sunday. Read about it on the PT SAILING ASSOCIATION’s results page. I want to congratulate PTMTA Board Member Sarah Kolbeck for her first place overall in the Thunderbirds class.  https://ptsail.org/ will be posting lots of pictures. Anyone who …

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Planning Ahead for Disasters


June 17th – Chamber Café Willie Bence, Director Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management As a business owner or manager, do you know what steps to take to protect your business from emergencies? If there is an earthquake? Tsunami? Blizzard? If the power grid goes down? If an area floods? Rockslide? Mudslide? Wide temperature swings? …

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Washington Sea Grant seeks your input for their Strategic Plan for the 2024-2027 program


The survey, linked below along with additional information, will remain open until June 15th. WA Sea Grant works to address important issues in, on, around our waters, for everyone.  Please take a moment to complete the survey, help drive their endeavors, and lend your voice to their agenda and goals.   https://mailchi.mp/uw.edu/help-shape-washington-sea-grants-strategic-plan?e=f746d81288

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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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Show up for our local Seventy/48 racers


Below is the schedule of events for the Seventy 48 and R2AK. There are many local boaters and friends entered in one or the other or both. Some are on locally designed and/or built boats. Cheering on the Seventy 48 racers as they arrive after rowing or paddling 70 miles through our crazy currents and …

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PTMTA booth crew needed for Wooden Boat Festival


The PTMTA will have a 10×10 booth at this year’s Wooden Boat Festival September 9, 10, 11. Set up is on the 8th. Marine Trades participation at our local festival is how we keep it local so please claim your part in the spirit it was first started. Pat Mahon is the 2022 “team leader” …

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BMP’s = an open working waterfront


Kimberlie Webber, the Port of PT’s “Environmental Officer”, gave a presentation to the PTMTA board in May. She wants to get the word out that she is here to help and to educate, not to police our boat yard. Keeping hazardous materials from escaping into the air and into the ground is critical for the …

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Maritime Office spaces for rent


The Port of Port Townsend has ads in the Leader for office space in Point Hudson (132sf+90sf storage) and upstairs in the Nomura Building at Boat Haven. Ideally, these offices should be filled with Maritime related businesses and organizations. If you know of someone, please spread the word. The PTMTA has had discussions about maritime …

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