DEPA Business After Hours, Downeast Pride Alliance networking meeting for gay and gay-friendly businesspeople, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Havana South, 44-50 Wharf St., Portland.



Saco Bay Rotarians will feature guest speaker Mike McGovern, past vice president of Rotary International and former worldwide chair of membership, 7:30 a.m., The Captain’s Galley Restaurant, 168 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Guests are welcome. To learn more, visit

Lunch and Learn, noon to 2 p.m., sponsored by Maine Center for Enterprise Development with Taja Dockendorf, Jordan Denning and Bill Broadbent. Topic: “Mobile Commerce: The Power of Mobile Advertising and Ways of Promoting Your Business Through the MOWBi Platform.” Wishcamper Center, Room 133, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Includes the creation of a mobile site page. Bring a jpeg of your business logo and source graphics or backgrounds. $10. Attendance is free for USM students with an ID card and current MCED Onsite or Affiliate Client companies. To register or for more information, visit or call 228-8524.



SCORE QuickSTART Series, free workshop overview offered from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 2. The workshops will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30 and will include skills and mentoring for startup and existing business entrepreneurs. Advance registration is $35 per session or $50 at the door. SCORE offices, 100 Middle St., East Tower, Portland. Call 772-1147 or visit for more information.



Financial Peace, 6 p.m., preview of the program that will be held on Mondays from Sept. 20 to Dec. 13, Salvation Army, 871 Main St., Sanford. The cost is $99, with scholarships and discounts available to those who qualify. For details, visit or call 324-3134.