June 2011

Ernestina in New Bedford Harbor
                                                                                                                      photo by Roland Morin

Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association

June 2, 2011


Help us win $25,000 for Ernestina.

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SEMA has been selected for the 

2011 This Place Matters Community Challenge! 

This program is sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

We did the ground work - down from over 250, our community was chosen to be one of 100 finalists competing for 3 cash awards. 

Now it's your turn to help us win! 


What can you do? Go to the Schooner Ernestina page and cast your vote.


You will need to be registered with NTHP to vote.  You only need your email address and zip code.  Click on "Register or get a password reminder" in the blue box.

Fill in your email address (this will be your user name) and zip code and click submit.

This will bring you to a list, scroll down to Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association and click to bring you back to the Ernestina page.  Now you need to go to your email account and get the password that NTHP has sent you.  Use this user-name and password to fill in the blue box to log in and then click to vote for Ernestina.  That's it!  Let's go viral with this.

Then tell EVERYONE you know, using Facebook, email, twitter, blog  -

even shouting in the streets!


You ALL know how much $25,000 will mean to getting Ernestina Sailing again!  Let's do it together!


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Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation with the purpose of raising funds to provide for the maintenance, equipment, manning, programming and operation of the Schooner Ernestina ex Effie M. Morrissey  as a sail training vessel, school ship, and educational enterprise. 














SEMA Directors:


Mary Anne McQuillan

Vice President:

Julius Britto


Robert Hildreth


John Buddy Andrade

Captain Willi BankM

Christopher Davis,  esq

Marc Pires

Polly Zajac


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Mary Anne McQuillan, President
Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association, Inc
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New Bedford, MA 02741