Thursday, June 26, 2014

Port Authority tops off International Seafarers Day with a top up of funding for local Centre

The Prince Rupert Seafarers Centre celebrated the 4th Annual Day of the Seafarer on Wednesday, with a short presentation at the Third Avenue location, highlighted by the announcement of a five thousand dollar donation from the Prince Rupert Port Authority, destined to assist in the delivery of services to mariners from around the world.

The Prince Rupert Centre offers up storefront assistance to visiting crew members from the wide range of vessels that call on Port
Facilities in the city.

You can learn more about Wednesday's announcement and some of the impact that the local service has on visiting seafarers from this item from the Port Authority website.

Those in the community that wish to donate of their time, or services can learn more about the local centre by dropping into their Third Avenue storefront location at 245 3rd Avenue West. They can be reached at 250-624-6724.

More on what International Seafarer's Day is all about can be found from the YouTube video below:

As part of the commemoration of International Seafarer's Day supporters of the program world wide were asked to submit a photo featuring the sentence "Seafarer's brought me ..."

Courtesy of the Prince Rupert Port Authority, the Prince Rupert contribution to the theme can be found above, for a look at the world wide project check out the facebook page and twitter feed that was dedicated to International Seafarer's Day.

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