Why should we keep this old tug afloat? To properly acknowledge BC’s maritime heritage To celebrate the founders of the BC Towing Industry To publicly recognize the vital contribution of the towing industry to the BC economy
Perfect Sponsors The Members of CMC and the BCTOA are the Perfect Sponsors for this project: ◦ You ARE the towing industry in BC ◦ The S.S.MASTER is an icon of all that precedes your businesses today ◦ In order to garner more Government and general public support, we need to demonstrate strong and continuing industry support
5 Year The 5 Year Plan: 2013-2018 ◦ Raise $500,000 to deal with major repairs ◦ Raise app. $80-90,000 per year for minor repairs and operating expenses ◦ Build Public and Government awareness of the importance of this vessel to BC and Canadian history 10 Year The 10 Year Plan: 2018-2022 Raise $100,000-$125,000 per year for ongoing repairs and refits to ensure completeness of work Participate in as many events as possible to raise Centennial awareness Centenary Celebration in 2022 Have a huge Centenary Celebration in 2022
Assumptions: BCTOA support will be unanimous! 300 or more individuals in the industry will donate $100/year “Other” marine industries will commit $15,000+/year Public Support will grow as the Centenary approaches Heritage Canada can be persuaded that this is a worthy project
We are asking all CMC Members to sponsor the major repair work…
TEAM As a TEAM, let’s make this happen! www.Master.org Ph. 604 352-4174
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