TICKETS ON SALE FOR 29TH ANNUAL SEAFOOD FEAST AND SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOCAL YOUTH
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — May 2, 2016 — The Propeller Club of Los Angeles-Long Beach, Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) will host the 29th Annual Seafood Feast and Memorial Scholarship Fundraising event on Wednesday, June 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at San Pedro Fish Market, located at Berth 78 (1190 Nagoya Way) in Ports O’ Call Village in San Pedro. The popular event’s generous seafood assortment features swordfish, fried calamari, smoked halibut, shrimp scampi, octopus salad, and mostaccioli.
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 the program’s inception, Propeller Club has awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships to local youth.
This year, scholarships will be awarded in memory of Domenick Louis Miretti, one of the founders and co-chairs of the Seafood Feast who passed away at age 83 on February 17, 2016, after a brief and brave battle with cancer.
Tickets are $50 per person and available for purchase:
· online at www.propellerclublalb.org
· by phone at (818) 951-2842
· via e-mail at [email protected]
The Port of Los Angeles is America’s premier port and has a strong commitment to developing innovative strategic and sustainable operations that benefit Southern California’s economy and quality of life. As North America’s leading seaport in terms by container volume and cargo value, the Port of Los Angeles facilitated $290 billion in trade during 2014. Port operations and commerce facilitate more than 148,000 jobs (about one in 12) in the City of Los Angeles and 531,000 jobs (or one in 16) in the five-county Southern California region. The San Pedro Bay Ports support more than 1 million California jobs and 3.1 million nationwide.