The Mission of CWB is to provide a place where maritime history comes alive through direct experience and the small craft heritage is enjoyed, preserved, and passed along to future generations.
The CWB is located in Seattle and offers classes, sailing lessons and you are invited to explore their docks every day to learn more about these wonderful boats.
Learn about workshops and classes, calendar of events, news and more by visiting the CWB website here.
Dirty Jobs Note: Mike learns what it takes to maintain a wooden Merchant Ship in episode #89 Tar Rigger.
The Woodwork Career Alliance of North America (WCA) is a non-profit organization actively promoting a skilled workforce for the advanced woodworking industry.
Find out more about Skill Standards, Credentialing, Partners supporting Skills Standards project, forums and useful links here.
A non-profit 501(c) 6 trade association, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) has supported the changing needs of its members, the industry and the nation for more than 60 years. The NBFAA has evolved into the largest professional trade association in the United States with the purpose of representing, promoting and enhancing the growth and professional development of the electronic life safety, security, and integrated systems industry.
The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) launched the Youth Scholarship Program in 1996. The program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic systems industry and police and fire officials by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.
The ESA Foundation, a non-profit / tax exempt organization, was established as the ESA World Center Foundation in 1970 by the ESA Women International (currently known as ESA International). The Foundation pledged to develop; philanthropic activities of volunteers, provide assistance to established programs that serve human needs, and produce new programs to improve the quality of life.
Epsilon Sigma Alpha International
Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) International is a powerful network that brings good people together to accomplish good things in the local, national, and global communities.
Since 1929, ESA has created a powerful network of nearly 1,000 chapters to excel in community education, service, and philanthropy. Hands-on philanthropic endeavors provide more than 650,000 hours of direct service to those in need. Each year, ESA’s 12,000 members also help to raise $10 million in cash and pledges for charitable causes.
Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) offers members the personal assistance and supportive programming needed to impact the world in a positive way. Whether your aspirations are career oriented, volunteer driven, or socially motivated, ESA helps you achieve your goals.
The Military Tuition Assistance Information Center at MilitaryTA.com gives members of the U.S. Armed Forces what they need to use their military education benefits wisely. They provides tuition information and how to apply for tuition assistance, scholarships for military, grants and more.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced the SBA’s Patriot Express Pilot Loan Initiative for veterans and members of the military community wanting to establish or expand small businesses.
Those eligible for this program are: