Commercial fishing vessel captains and owners will be recruiting new crew members to help with the summer fishing season from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18 at Bellingham Dockside Market. Those interested are encouraged to bring their resume and ask questions.
Whatcom Working Waterfront Coalition and Foundation is hosting the networking event, Crew Connections, in partnership from the port of Bellingham and Bellingham Dockside Market. Crew Connections will take place at the Fishermen’s Pavilion, 2599 S. Harbor Loop Drive in Bellingham. Informational brochures about being a crewmember on a gillnet fishing vessel, purse seine and fishing tender are available on whatcomworkingwaterfront.org.
The dockside market will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 18 at Squalicum Harbor. The market sells fresh seafood and has a cooking demonstration.
The Whatcom Working Waterfront Coalition is made up of over 135 members from various maritime sectors to promote the vitality and economic benefits of the maritime industry in Whatcom County, according to a press release on Crew Connections.
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