Tuesday

“Starting Your Own Business: Review the Fine Points,” 6 to 9 p.m., at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration. For details or to register, visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

Wednesday

“Lunch Bytes: Running a Successful Social Media Contest,” noon to 1 p.m., at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $10 with online registration. For details or to register, visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

Thursday

Eggs and Issues, 7:30 a.m., with Sen. Susan Collins who will discuss current issues in Washington, D.C., and their impact on Maine. Held at Marriott Sable Oaks in South Portland. A question and answer session will follow. Early registration is encouraged. Contact Portland Community Chamber at www.portlandregion.com or call 772-2811 for more information.

Coming Up

“Writing Winning Grant Proposals: Nuts, Bolts and Assembly,” 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 12 and 13, at University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast, The two-day workshop will cover topics such as terminology, identifying funding sources and creating an effective proposal. For, more information, a copy of the brochure or to register, call Nancy Boyington at 338-8002 or go to www.hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu and click on the “community” tab.