Marine trade group announces meeting

The Homer Marine Trade Association  announces its annual meeting and membership drive. The annual meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26in the downstairs meeting room at the Bidarka  Inn-Best Western. The no-host bar will open at 4:30 p.m. 

Light refreshments will be provided, sponsored by Homer branches of  Wells Fargo Bank and First National Bank Alaska.

Current members will receive  a renewal packet in the mail  with  membership and meeting information. Businesses interested in joining can call Kate Mitchell at NOMAR, 235-8363, or Mike Stockburger at Homer Boat Yard, 235-7158, with questions and to  receive a  packet. A membership form also can be downloaded from the group’s web site at A membership table will be set up at the annual meeting. 

Business owners interested in learning more about this organization are invited to attend  the annual meeting and consider joining to promote their businesses and  strengthen the goals of the organization.  Go to to check out what this organization is doing to promote marine trades and the community.

Homer Marine Trades has several co-operative marketing opportunities available to help promote business and the message “Choose Homer for your Boat Work.

Homer Marine Trades is producing a calendar, a tide book and will have  a booth at Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle to market Homer businesses and bring more  boat work to Homer.  

For more info contact Kate Mitchell 235-8363,