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Maine Fishermen’s Forum Virtual Events for March 2021

Date Event For more information
March 5th, 6:00-7:00 PM Four Course Cooking Demonstration We are providing a unique opportunity to learn about cooking various seafood dishes!  Chef Patrick Vigue will show his techniques in preparing a variety of delicious recipes using oysters, mussels, hake, salmon, lobster and clams.  Log in and learn!  https://bit.ly/2NwV744
March 6th, 5:00-6:30 PM Future of Fishing The Future of Fishing video challenge has been launched, and the deadline is February 27th!

This challenge is to help young fishermen share their fishing experience, hopes and aspirations in a short video.  These short snippets will be reviewed and compiled into a virtual presentation on March 6th for everyone to enjoy online.  Please pass this challenge on to your friends and family – we are hoping to engage younger Maine fishermen (and their older peers) with this opportunity to talk about their commercial fishing hopes and dreams!  All types of fisheries are included (elver fishing, seaweed, aquaculture, lobstering and groundfishing and all others)!  There are so many young fishermen in Maine – the challenge is on!  Click here for a forwardable PDF flyer with all the info.

ZOOM Information

Meeting ID: 810 7275 2098

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Maine Fishermen’s Forum Announces Scholarship Book Award Opportunities for 2021

The Maine Fishermen’s Forum is very pleased to announce that the Board of Directors will award $40,000 in scholarships this year, despite having to cancel the live event normally held in March.  Applications will be accepted until March 3, 2021, for up to 26 Scholarship Book Awards. Scholarships will be a minimum of $1,500 each, and will be payable to the winning students. Last year, the total scholarship book awards totaled was $60,000, generated from the annual Scholarship Auction, and donations from Forum attendees and organizations. Candidates must complete the Forum application, be in at least their second year of college or a vocational school, and will need to submit a transcript along with the application.  Scholarship applications are available below or by sending a SASE to Maine Fishermen’s Forum, PO Box 288, Bath, ME  04530.  Applications can also be requested by calling (207) 442-7700.  Prior winners are not eligible for this scholarship opportunity. The deadline for submitting an application is Wednesday, March 3, 2021.  If there are any questions, please contact Chilloa Young (coordinator@mainefishermensforum.org), or call 207-442-7700. The scholarship drawing will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at the Future of Fishing seminar.  Winners will be announced on the Forum website and on the Forum Facebook page on the same day. 2021 Application (Word) 2021 Application (PDF Fillable) Last Years Awards List (2020)

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