This Week

“Open Boatyard Days,” second annual event on Monday and Tuesday at more than 20 participating boatbuilders, boatyards and marine-related businesses from Kittery to Eastport. Guided tours, on the hour, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., are being offered. A list of participating businesses is available at

“Outlook and Opportunities: Economic Recovery — Progress, Not Perfection,” with Seth Cheikin, AAMS, financial adviser. Edward Jones, 251 Route 1, Falmouth Shopping Center, 2nd floor, Falmouth. The sessions are at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with an additional 2 p.m. session on Wednesday. Free. For reservations, call Carole Vreeland at 781-5057.


E2Tech Networking, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Peloton Labs offices, 795 Congress St., Portland.


“The Art of Bootstrapping,” noon to 2 p.m., presented by Peter Millet of Aware Technology. Sponsored by Maine Center for Enterprise Development and held at Wishcamper Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. The cost is $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. 

Business After Hours, 5 to 7 p.m., Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville Chamber of Commerce monthly session at Horch Roofing, Route 90, Warren. A tour of their new building will be given, and attendees will be entered to win $10,000 and benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters in the process.


Introduction to Self-Employment, 10 a.m. to noon, workshop covering owning a business, the business plan, and resources. CareerCenter, 91 Camden St., Rockland. To register or for details, email: [email protected] or call 596-2616.


Internet/Social Networking Marketing Strategies, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., sponsored by the Association for Consulting Expertise with guest speaker Judi Jones of InfoHarbor. The event is held at Portland Country Club, Foreside Road, Falmouth. The cost is $28 and registration is required in advance. Breakfast is included and nonmembers and guests are welcome. Visit to register. For more information, call 839-6535.  

Resume writing workshop, 9 a.m. to noon, York County CareerCenter, 9 Bodwell Court, Springvale. Call 324-5460 or 800-343-0151 for details and to register.


L.D. 1333: Free workshops will look at the impact of Maine’s new health insurance law on small- and medium-size business. Presented by Allen Insurance and Financial, all are held from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and open to the public. The locations are: Aug. 23, Maine Lighthouse Museum, Rockland; Aug. 24, Lord Camden Inn, Camden; Aug. 25, Ramada Inn, Ellsworth.