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Fish Aid: Benefit Friday helps Gulf of Mexico fishermen affected by hurricanes

...Maritime Hydraulics and Anchor Electric are also contributing items. All of Friday's proceeds will go to Alaska Fishing Industry Relief Mission (AFIRM), a new nonprofit organization formed by Alaska fishing industry representatives with help from...
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AFIRM, others in seafood raising thousands for Japan relief

Seafood has been good to Alaska, and those in the industry want to spread the wealth to those who need it. The Alaska Fishing Industry Relief Mission, or AFIRM, has generated a substantial donation to help those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. AFIRM Chairman Larry Cotter said they already have $300,000 in hand and commitments for more that will pull in at least another $100,000. Donations have been rolling in from fishing vessel owners, seafood processors, employees and other businesses associated with the seafood industry.
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...19,000 which will go directly to help the fishing industry in the affected Gulf states, through the Alaska Fishing Industry Relief Mission. We thank the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Community Development Association for matching the proceeds from...
Alaska Digest stranded ashore in the hurricane-affected areas," said Mark Vinsel, board chairman for the Alaska Fishing Industry Relief Mission, based in Juneau. Vinsel credited Valdez Port Director Alan Sorum and Albert "Rusty" Gaude of Louisiana's...


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