The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Seafood Direct Marketing Course for fishermen starts Monday

 

October 19, 2017



In cooperation with the University of Alaska SeaGrant, WSU Wahkiakum County Extension is offering a tuition-free course in Direct Seafood Marketing for commercial fishermen and their families.

Upon completion participants will be able to:

• Understand the seafood direct marketing industry.

• Learn how to start a business and increase income.

• Develop a plan that maximizes profitability.

• Identify key contacts and resources for market opportunities.

Visit the course website for more information, https://seagrant.uaf.edu/map/workshops/2017/introduction-to-starting-and-operating-a-seafood-direct-marketing-business.

The course will be offered in Cathlamet through videoconferencing with University of Alaska. Classes will be in the Wahkiakum County Courthouse at the 3rd Floor Commissioners’ Meeting Room, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, October 23 through November 6. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Fishermen and their families can attend free of charge through a grant with the Wahkiakum County Marine Resources Committee. Space is limited. RSVP to WSU Wahkiakum County Extension at 360-795-3278. Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through the local Extension office. For those requiring special accommodation, call WSU Wahkiakum County Extension 360-795-3278 two days prior to the event.

 

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