17th of May Sponsors
The 17th of May Committee is a non-profit organization with volunteer members. We rely on the donations and contributions from our community and would like to thank the following sponsors for their gracious support.
A big Thank You to our proud 2013 sponsors!
Trident is a vertically-integrated harvesting, processing, and marketing company active in all major production regions of Alaska. We also process and market seafood sourced from other parts of the Pacific and around the world. Trident has a special blend of talent and steel. The career professionals who comprise the Trident team direct a fleet of harvesting, processing and tendering vessels, a network of strategically placed shore plants, value-added processing facilities, and an extensive sales and distribution network. This carefully conceived mix of mobile and fixed production assets gives us the ability to control our seafood products From the Source to the Plate®. From the fishermen, to the processors, to the plant managers, all Trident employees assume personal responsibility for Trident quality. We are constantly aware that the products we handle are not simply raw materials but a valuable food source for people around the world.
American Seafoods Group harvests, processes, distributes and markets a diverse array of seafood products from sustainably managed fisheries in U.S. waters off Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. Fish are harvested and quickly processed aboard our six state-of-the-art catcher processors, then marketed and distributed to U.S. and international customers by our logistics, sales and marketing teams in Seattle, Washington and our regional sales offices in Asia and Europe.
Aleutian Spray Fisheries was established in 1969 by Naval Architect Henry Swasand. From its headquarters in Seattle, Washington, a third generation of Swasands deploy Aleutian Spray Fisheries vessels throughout the North Pacific, although most of its harvesting and processing activity is concentrated off the coasts of Alaska.
To promote and encourage civic and commercial activity to the end that benefits there from may accrue to the State of Washington, City of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest
HOTEL BALLARD: The BEST in Ballard Luxury
Hotel Ballard is the pinnacle of excellence among boutique hotels in North Seattle. Conveniently located in the heart of historic Ballard, we are the only boutique hotel in the Ballard, Fremont, Magnolia, and Wallingford neighborhoods. Whether you come for business or pleasure, Hotel Ballard’s 29 luxurious and elegantly appointed rooms offer all the comforts of home plus all the amenities guests love. Explore our extensive athletic facilities at the 50,000 square-foot Olympic Athletic Club where guests enjoy full, complimentary 24-hour access. The best in Ballard hospitality also offers guests complimentary Wi-Fi, multiple levels of underground parking, and access to a roof top pavilion complete with outdoor fireplaces and a magnificent view of Washington's famous Olympic Mountains.
5214 Ballard Avenue NW
Seattle, WA, 98107, USA
For reservations call 206 789-5012
Website link: http://www.hotelballardseattle.com/
From our humble beginning in 1975 as the local, Seattle-area supplier of theatrical equipment and consumables, PNTA has expanded our staff and capabilities over the years to provide a wealth of services for customers across the country.
While we still sell supplies and equipment for the theatrical and entertainment industries, now we do it both online and at our spacious new warehouse location at 2414 SW Andover Street in Building C100.
Website link: http://www.pnta.com/
Norwegian American Weekly
The Norwegian American Weekly is the only Norwegian-American newspaper in existence, and it has been published continuously since 1889. The Weekly is the continuation of over 500 Norwegian newspapers which have existed in America, including Western Viking of Seattle, Wash. and Norway Times of New York, and is published every Friday.
Website link: http://blog.norway.com/subcribe-to-norwegian-american-weekly/
Glacier Fish Company
Glacier Fish Company has been dedicated to producing the highest quality frozen-at-sea groundfish products in the world. We accomplish our mission with a day-in-and-day-out commitment to quality, consistent attention to detail, and an on-going concern for the stability and health of the North Pacific fishery resource. Whether you are a long-time customer or trying us for the first time, we believe you will see our commitment in the entire line of GlacierFreeze products.
Website link: http://www.glacierfish.com/
Nordic Heritage Museum
The Nordic Heritage Museum is located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. Its entrance is on 68th Street between 30th and 32nd Avenues NW. The museum is accessible by Metro bus #17X, which stops on 32nd Avenue. With recent transit line changes, we suggest you plan your trip using the Metro Transit online planning tool. There is plenty of free and handicapped parking for cars and tour buses in our parking lot in front of the museum on the west side.
Website link: http://www.nordicmuseum.org/
Last Resort Fire Dpt.
Last Resort Fire Department has Provided the 17th of May Judges’ Viewing Platform since 1978.
Although our roots go back as far as World War II and the Seattle "Auxiliary" Fire Department,
the Last Resort Fire Department officially began in 1969 when a handful of dedicated individuals
banded together to form what is now the largest collection of antique motorized fire apparatus
in the Pacific Northwest.
Website link: http://www.lastresortfd.org/
Swedish ~ Ballard
A S Atlantic USA Inc.
“Hipp, Hipp, Hurra!”
Friends of the 17th of May
Margaret A. Feige
Anita Bibby in honor of her
parents, Muriel & Einar Abelsen
Bothell Lodge # 2-106
Daughters of Norway Solveig #31
Edmonds Lodge #2-130
Greenwood, Ohlund & Co, LLP
Perry J. Jones III, D.D.S., P.S.
Karmøy Club of Washington
Leif Erikson Lodge #1
Lunde Marine Electronics
Nordic Adventures Inc.
Normanna Lodge #3
Norwegian American Foundation
Norwegian Ladies Chorus of Seattle
Occidental Temple Assoc
Royal Norwegian Consulate of Seattle
Russell Oberg, CLTC, CLU
Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
Solveig Lodge Daughters of Norway
Valkyrien Daughters of Norway