TICKETS ON SALE FOR 24TH ANNUAL SEAFOOD FEAST AND SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOCAL YOUTH


TICKETS ON SALE FOR 24TH ANNUAL SEAFOOD FEAST AND SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOCAL YOUTH

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — April 12, 2011 — The Propeller Club of Los Angeles-Long Beach, the Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) will host the 24th Annual Seafood Feast and Memorial Scholarship Fundraising event on Wednesday, June 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the San Pedro Fish Market, located at Berth 78 (1190 Nagoya Way) in Ports O’ Call Village.  Swordfish, fried calamari, smoked halibut, shrimp scampi, octopus salad, and mostaccioli will be served.

The Seafood Feast and Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1987 to honor the memory of longshore workers who have lost their lives working on the waterfront. Funds raised at the event are awarded to local high school seniors entering college in the fall. Since 1987, more than $200,000 in scholarships have been awarded.

Tickets are $40 per person and available for this event by contacting Monika Wegener at (818) 951-2842. For more information and to order tickets, please visit www.propellerclublalb.org.

The Port of Los Angeles is America’s premier port and has a strong commitment to developing innovative strategic and sustainable operations that benefit the economy as well as the quality of life for the region and the nation it serves. As the leading seaport in North America in terms of shipping container volume and cargo value, the Port generates more than 830,000 regional jobs and $35 billion in annual wages and tax revenues. A proprietary department of the City of Los Angeles, the Port is self-supporting and does not receive taxpayer dollars.

The Port of Los Angeles – A cleaner port.  A brighter future.