Gorham Business Exchange, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., annual meeting, with Josh Saunders, from the Maine Small Business Development Center. Held at Gorham Savings Bank, 10 Wentworth Drive, Gorham. Lunch will be catered. For details visit www.gorhambusiness.org.

“Funding Sources: How to seek and apply to finance your business,” 2 to 5 p.m., SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $35 with online reservation. For details, visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147, weekday mornings.

DownEast Pride Alliance, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., networking with cash bar, appetizers and media table. Held at District, 45 Danforth St., Portland.

Alcohol seller and server training for bars and restaurants, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., state certification course held at City Hall Council Chambers, 270 Pleasant St., Rockland. Space is limited to 30 and registration is requested by Monday. Those who complete the program will be registered with the Maine Department of Public Safety, Liquor Licensing and will receive a certificate that is good for three years. Fee is $30. To register or for more information, contact John Sommo at 236-6313, Ext. 3, or [email protected]

Maine Partners in Emergency Preparedness, today and Wednesday, Augusta Civic Center. Visit www.maineprepares.com/conference for details and registration.


“Improving the Energy Efficiency of your Commercial Properties,” 7:30 to 9 a.m., presented by Maine Real Estate and Development Association with Chuck Porter from Efficiency Maine’s Business Prorgram. Martindale Country Club, 527 Beech Hill Road, Auburn. For more information or to register, visit www.mereda.org.

Reception and New Alum Welcome, 5:30 p.m., annual event sponsored by University of Southern Maine School of Business Alumni Chapter and held at the Glickman Library seventh floor, USM, Portland. There will be free food and cash bar, along with a panel about the Business of Sports, For details and registration, go to www.usmsba.org.


“Getting To Zero: Beginning The Discussion on Eliminating Maine’s Income Tax,” noon to 1:30 p.m., with H. Sawin Millett, Jr., commissioner of Maine’s Department of Administrative and Financial Services and J. Scott Moody, chief economist at Maine Heritage Policy Center. Held at DiMillo’s On the Water, 25 Long Wharf, Portland. The cost is MHPC Member: $17 for MHPC members and $22 for others. Register at www.eventbrite.com/event/3264844237.


“Facebook-Focused Marketing,” 9 a.m. to noon, Western Maine University and Community College Center, 232 Maine St., South Paris. Fee is $59 and includes materials. Call 755-5280 or visit www.cmcc.edu/training. Deadline for registration is Friday.


Maine Media Women annual meeting, noon, luncheon followed by program from 1 to 3 p.m. with Donna Loring, who will discuss “The Native American Holocaust and The Newspaper Indian.” Held at Victorian by the Sea, Lincolnville. Reservations and payment due by Friday. Go to www.mainemediawomen.org or call 563-8377.