New Bedford, MA – The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center’s A Day in the Life speaker series continues on Tuesday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m. with Kevin Rose, longshoreman and President/Business Agent of International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1413.
Many see the cargo ships in the Port of New Bedford but few know about those who work to unload the cargo. For generations, longshoremen have been a part of New Bedford’s working waterfront. Mr. Rose will provide a glimpse into the life of a longshoreman.
Raised in New Bedford, Mr. Rose is a third-generation longshoreman, following in the footsteps of his grandfather and father. For over 25 years, he has worked on New Bedford’s waterfront. He will discuss his life as a longshoreman, his hopes for the future of the Port of New Bedford, and his work as union President and Business Agent.
Admission to A Day in the Life is free to members; $5 for non-members. The Center is handicap accessible through the parking lot entrance. Free off-street parking available The Center is located at 38 Bethel Street in New Bedford’s historic downtown.
For more information please contact the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (508) 993-8894.