Setting the Course Awards Banquet

Posted by Eric Haun
Thursday, February 06, 2014

Seafarers & International House will hold its 14th annual Setting the Course awards banquet the at the New York Athletic Club on Tuesday evening, April 22, 2014 to honor Donald J. Marcus, Edward R. Morgan and Captain Richard P. Phillips as the 2014 Outstanding Friends of Seafarers.

•Don Marcus is the President of the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots, having served for many years as its Secretary-Treasurer.  He is also the first president of the Maritime Labor Alliance (MLA), an organization formed by six unions to revitalize the U.S flag feet, to enhance cooperation within the maritime industry and to protect the jurisdictional rights of the maritime union members.

•Ed Morgan is the President and CEO of United Seamen’s Service (USS), having had a long and illustrious career with American Export Lines, Farrell Lines and E-Ships.  USS is a nonprofit organization that promotes the welfare of American seafarers and their dependents, as well as all foreign seafarers and military and civilian personnel.

•Captain Richard Phillips is a merchant ship captain, renowned for his heroics during the pirate attack on the MAERSK ALABAMA. Subsequently, he wrote A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea from which the movie Captain Phillips was made.  Captain Phillips is a graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

Seafarers & International House is a Lutheran mission to seafarers and sojourners of all faiths and nationalities, seeking to nurture the human spirit and foster human dignity through pastoral care, hospitality, social assistance, advocacy and prayer.  The Setting the Course banquet supports Seafarers & International House’s seafarer mission programs and services, with seven port chaplains in the Ports of Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York/New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island, as well as in its guesthouse just off Union Square in Manhattan.

Further information about reservations and program journal ads can be found in www.sihnyc.org/announcements.php.
 

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