CALL TO ACTION! Seafood Lobby Day

The NCFA in conjunction with NC Watermen United are planning a Seafood Lobby Day on Wednesday, June 14 at the Legislative Building located at 16 W. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC.

We ask ALL fishermen, commercial and recreational, family members and supporters of the industry attend to show our opposition to HB 867. This bill could be detrimental to the fishing communities of NC. We need to meet with our legislators and make sure that they understand the importance of keeping the Fisheries Reform Act of 1997 in place.

We understand that you will miss a day of work, but it is more important to put our industry first.


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We strongly urge all individuals to come to Raleigh, either through their own means of transportation or transportation can be provided as listed below.

A bus will leave Dare County on Wednesday, 6/14 at 5:30 am from the Manteo Visitors Center. There will be a pick up at BoJangles in Plymouth.

A bus will leave Carteret County on Wednesday, 6/14 at 5:00 am from Piggly Wiggly in Beaufort. That bus will stop at the Foodlion located at 935 Hwy 70 E, James City, NC to pick up passengers.

For transportation from New Hanover/Brunswick County, call Randy Robinson 910-209-3463

For transportation from Washington/Tyrrell County, call Terry Pratt 252-724-0111

For transportation from Elizabeth City/Bertie County, call Mike Blanton 252-619-2694

For transportation from Onslow/Pender County call David Jarvis 252-723-3647

For transportation from Carteret, Craven, Pamlico or Beaufort County, please contact: Brent Fulcher252-514-7003 or Aundrea O’Neal aundrea@ncfish.org 252-503-8302 If you would like to ride the bus from Manteo, please contact:

Melba Milak; NCWU Secretary melba.ncwu@gmail.com 252-489-6549

Kathy Sparrow; NCWU Membership ksparrow@gmail.com 252-305-6094

Or contact NCWU or NCFA on Facebook via private message

We ask all attendees assemble in room # 1228/1327 in the Legislative Building upon arrival.


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