Workforce Development Series, sponsored by Women, Work and Community of Saco, a free comprehensive credit training and re-employment series today and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., University College at Saco Island. Call Ruth Graves at 286-1722. 


Mobilize Northern Maine, cluster teams meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Northern Maine Community College, Edmunds Conference Center, Presque Isle. The speaker is Jim Haguewood of Vital Economy. To register, contact Judy Dinsmore at or 498-8731 by Sept. 10. The cost of lunch is $10. 

“What Is Social Media and Why Is It Important,” a meeting of the Greater Portland Chapter of the Maine Women’s Network, 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland. Cost, which includes dinner, is $20 for members and $25 for all others. Register at by clicking on the “Event Registration” link.


“Compliance After Construction,” MEREDA Breakfast Seminar, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 250 Haskell Road, Bangor. The cost is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Register by calling 874-0801 or visiting

“Building the Bridge: Connecting Finance to Creative Business,” University of Southern Maine and the Maine Center for Creativity Creative Toolbox & Survival Guide lecture series 5:30 to 7:30 p.m, 113 Masterton Hall on the USM Portland Campus. Register at _intern@maine or call 730-0694.

Kennebunk-Kennebunkport Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, 8:30 to 10 p.m. at Chase Hill Center, 12 Chase Hill Road, Kennebunk. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for all others. 


University of Maine Safe Online Business Practices, presented by Andrew Grover of Androscoggin Bank, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Portland Country Club, Falmouth. Event includes networking and breakfast. Nonmembers and guests welcome. Cost is $22 and registration is required in advance by visiting Call 839-6535 or e-mail 

University of Maine Women’s Basketball Coach Cindy Blodgett will speak at the Portland Rotary Club’s noon meeting at the Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave., Portland. Cost of lunch is $13. To register, call 772-2500. 


“How to Use the Internet to Market Your Art,” a seminar with Maine artist Mary Bullock, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Nasson Community Center in Springvale. Cost is $60 for advance registration or $75 at the door. To register, call 490-1487, go to www.mary or e-mail 


Blaine House Conference on Volunteerism, Oct. 12 at University of Maine in Orono. Admission is $80, with discounts and scholarships available. Registration is now open. For details visit or call 287-8933.