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Associations, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping — By on October 23, 2014 at 9:10 PM

GALADINNER woolly hatsBe like a proper mariner! Just the simple act of wearing a woolly hat to work on Friday 24 October will be a big boost to the Mission to Seafarers – and you could walk away with a bottle of wine courtesy of WISTA-UK.

Friday 24 October is Woolly Hat Day and all you need to do is wear a woolly hat to work, snap a photo and send it to us. You can also drag other members of the family into the day, including your pets, and still qualify for that welcoming bottle of wine from the WISTA-UK cellar.

WISTA-UK auctioned 2 woolly hats last July at their 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner to mark the Woolly Hat campaign organised by the Mission to Seafarers as part of the Came by SHIP / Mission to Seafarers support.

Send your photos to woollyhat@wista-uk.co.uk

How about also making a donation to the Mission to Seafarers who do a wonderful job in supporting current and former mariners.

To help this worthy charity, please text WOOL11 £3 to 70070 to donate just £3 towards their work.

You can also Tweet your WHD photos to @flyingangelnews using #WHD14 and #camebyship
About Mission to Seafarers

MtS is the world’s leading maritime welfare charity, working in 71 countries and in 260 ports, keeping full-time support services running day and night, for seafarers and their families facing hardship, danger and distress.

About WISTA-UK 

-WISTA-UK is part of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association, an international organisation for women in management positions involved in the maritime transportation business and related trades worldwide. It is a major player in attracting more women to the industry and in supporting women in management positions. With networking, education and mentoring in focus, WISTA seeks to enhance members’ competence and empower career success.

WISTA-UK is the oldest of all the national WISTA associations and was founded in 1974. During 2014 is celebrating its 40th anniversary and they are launching the Came by SHIP campaign to highlight the role that shipping plays in the life of us all.-

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  • Maria Dixon says:

    Many thanks John as always for your support.

    The winner of the photo competition will win a bottle of wine. We will choose the winning photo next week at the wista-uk shipping drinks.

    Please also come and join us from 6:30 onwards! If interested, send us an email to wista.uk.events@gmail.com to reserve your place and find out more details.

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