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NMRA announces 2021 marine trades scholarship

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The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) is offering a $3,000 scholarship to an outstanding student pursuing education and a career in the marine trades. High school seniors, and college and vocational students are encouraged to apply. The application is at bit.ly/2021-NMRA-Scholarship and must be received by April 1, 2021. "We've awarded students working towards a wide range of careers including boatbuilding, marine ...

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NMRA elects new officers at Virtual IBEX

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The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) used the virtual IBEX platform to host its annual meetings and elect its 2020–2021 officers and board. Each is an independent manufacturers sales rep working in the marine market. Scott Kolodny of ComMar Sales is the NMRA president and Aaron Freeman of Tideline Marketing is vice-president. Mark Goodman of SGL Sales & Marketing was ...

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NMRA Mel Barr Award goes to George Bellwoar

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The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) presented its 2020 Mel Barr Award to George Bellwoar, Perko Incorporated vice-president of sales and marketing. Named in the memory of marine rep Mel Barr, one of the founders of NMRA and its first president, the award recognizes an individual who has contributed to the improvement of the marine industry. Bellwoar understands the importance ...

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NMRA awards 2020 Maritime Trades Scholarship

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) awarded its 2020 NMRA Maritime Trades Scholarship of $3,000 to Matthew Reynolds of Brohman, Mich. Established in 2008, the scholarship awards students of excellence who are pursuing a marine industry career. A 2019 graduate of White Cloud High School, White Cloud, Mich., Reynolds made only one college visit: Great Lakes Maritime Academy in Traverse ...

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NMRA to offer marine trades scholarship in 2020

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) is offering a $3,000 scholarship to an outstanding student pursuing education and a career in the marine trades. High school seniors, and college and vocational students may apply. The application can be found here and is due April 1, 2020. Previous NMRA Scholarship recipients have gone on to work in areas such as boatbuilding, ...

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NMRA elects new leadership

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) recently elected its 2019–2020 officers and board of directors. All are independent manufacturers sales reps who work in the commercial and recreational marine markets. Patrick Churchman of Midwest Outdoor Marketing became NMRA president and Scott Kolodny of ComMar Sales is vice-president. Aaron Freeman of Tideline Marketing is the new treasurer and Mark Goodman of ...

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NMRA opens applications for 2019 scholarship

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) is offering a $2,500 scholarship to an outstanding student pursuing education and a career in the marine trades. Past recipients have gone on to vocations in a wide range of fields, including boatbuilding, logistics, naval design and the merchant marines. High school seniors, and college and vocational students are encouraged to apply. The application ...

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NMRA announces record membership growth

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) added 30 new members in 2017. This record growth reflects increased awareness by manufacturers of the benefits of using independent sales reps, as well as the overall rebound of the marine industry. "We're pleased to welcome this diverse group of new members," said Neal Trombley, NMRA president. NMRA member independent marine reps have strong ...

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Ron Schmitt wins NMRA Mel Barr Award at IBEX

The National Marine Representatives Association presented its 2017 Mel Barr Award to Ron Schmitt, president and CEO at G.G. Schmitt & Sons. The award recognizes an individual who has contributed to the improvement of the industry and is named in the memory of marine rep Mel Barr, one of the founders of NMRA and its first president. Tim Hennagir, editor ...

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NMRA awards boatbuilding student $3,000 scholarship

The National Marine Representatives Association awarded its 2017 NMRA Maritime Trades Scholarship of $3,000 to Rowan Schatz of Bennington, Vt. Established in 2008, the scholarship is given to an outstanding student pursuing education that will lead to a career in the marine industry. Schatz is a recent high school graduate and student at the Community College of Vermont. This autumn, ...

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