Membership and Outreach Committee
Purpose: to develop and maintain SEMA membership and support for Ernestina, by maintaining www.ernestina.org, publishing Updates (newsletter) and conducting other outreach, including public relations and marketing activities.
Priscilla Geigis, Director of the Division of State Parks and Recreation stopped by after the Opening Ceremony. On Sunday the ship’s dory participated in the Boat Parade to celebrate the Charles W. Morgan’s arrival. For a few days Ernestina will … Continue reading
Schooner Ernestina Commissioners Laura Pires-Hester and Gene Monteiro invite you to march with the Schooner Ernestina representatives. CONTACT us for details.
ERNESTINA RECEPTION AND FUNDRAISER CELEBRATE ERNESTINA’S 120TH ANNIVERSARY! SUNDAY, JULY 6, 2014 2:30pm-6pm PIER VIEW (“STEVIE’S”) RESTAURANT 201 Onset Avenue, Onset MA Special Guest: CANDIDA ROSE FUN, FOOD, FRIENDS, AND FELLOWSHIP… MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY! $25/person Laura Pires-Hester firstname.lastname@example.org Julius … Continue reading
Join us on the 54th Regiment Plaza for children’s activities and the rousing chanteys of New Bedford Harbor Sea Chantey Chorus including “Lovely Ernestina” CONTACT us if you can help.
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The Charles W. Morgan is coming to town and thousands are expected to visit New Bedford State Pier. This is a great opportunity to share Ernestina-Morrissey, Massachusetts’ Official Vessel, with all those visitors. DCR personnel and SEMA volunteers will staff … Continue reading
We love it when Ernestina-Morrissey’s lives intertwine!
The New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park sponsored a Park-wide clean-up recently. SEMA volunteers took that opportunity to organize Ernestina’s interpretive materials in preparation for the Charles W. Morgan New Bedford Homecoming. If you would like to help please CONTACT … Continue reading
The New Bedford Historical Society sponsored an exploration of Cape Verdean culture at the National Park recently. SEMA President Julius Britto and Director Derek Stevens participated. Derek is Henrique Mendes’ great-grandson. Julius spoke passionately about the importance od the great … Continue reading
Schooner Ernestina has been recognized by The Zeiterion as a “Water Steward of the SouthCoast” The “Z” invited SEMA and other area water stewards to share our activities with their audience at the performance of “Scattered” by Motionhouse. Support … Continue reading
Despite less than welcoming weather, friends of Ernestina stopped by to celebrate her 120th birthday. 6:30 pm There will be a demonstration of how you can get “All Sewn Up” on Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey. Sewing skills and ropework are essential to … Continue reading