Saturday, April 19, 2014
Job and Resource Fair, 1 to 4 p.m., at Penquis, 50 North St., Dover-Foxcroft. For details, call CareerCenter at 753-9005 or visit www.mainecareercenter.com.
“Starting Your Own Business: Covering all the basics,” 2 to 5 p.m., at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. Cost is $35 with online registration. To learn more or to register, visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.
“How Do We Most Make a Difference Today,” 7 to 9 a.m., Institute for Civic Leadership, Leadership in Action Breakfast with writer and conservationist Peter Forbes. Held at Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland. Cost is $25. For more information and reservations, go to www.civicleadership.org or call Elaine Tselikis at 773-3254 ext. 108.
Maine Technology Users Group, 8:30 a.m. to noon, free event with business technology users and vendors to explore Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Held at City Hall, 25 Cottage Road, South Portland, or participate via an online live webinar. For the schedule and webinar instructions, and to register, visit www.mtug.org or call Kate Carpenter at 370-5327.
“Engaging Your Multi-Generational Workforce,” 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., a Business Success seminar with Susan Stacey of Manpower. Held at Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. Call 725-1727 or visit www.topshamlibrary.org for details.
Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District, 6 p.m., annual awards banquet with guest speaker Bill Eldridge, chief executive of MOOMilk Co. Held at Community Hall, Upper East Pond Road, North Nobleboro. Registration is $15. Visit www.knox-lincoln.org/annual-meeting/ to register or call 596-2040.
“Voluntary Environmentalists? Are green clubs a win for businesses and the environment?” 7:30 p.m., with Matthew Potoski, professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Held at Lancaster Lounge, Moulton Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick.
Community breakfast, 7:30 to 9 a.m., featuring NASA astronaut and Maine native Navy Cmdr. Christopher Cassidy, who will speak about his recent mission aboard the International Space Station. The talk will take place at Husson University, Bangor, and is open to the public. For more information or to make reservations, contact Julie Green at 207-941-7129 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Fair, 9 a.m. to noon, with a focus on job opportunities in Oxford County. Held at American Legion, 184 Congress St., Rumford. For details, call CareerCenter at 753-9005 or visit http://www.mainecareercenter.com.
Community Catalyst Celebration, 4 to 7 p.m., Maine Association of Nonprofits Program honoring Maddy Corson for her contributions to the nonprofit sector and the community. Held at The Portland Club, 156 State St., Portland. Cost is $45 for MANP members and $75 for others. More information and registration is available at http://www.nonprofitmaine.org.
Thursday and Friday
Waterfront Visions: 2050 Symposium, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 to 11 a.m. Friday. Presented by Portland Society for Architecture with sea-level rise experts who will discuss the Flooding Vulnerability Assessment findings, solicit feedback and pose remedies. The symposium will be held at Ocean Gateway Terminal, Portland. Register at www.portlandarchitects.org. A related exhibition is also on view through Dec. 21 at Space Gallery, Congress Street, Portland.
“State of IT in Maine Cyber Security Conference,” 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with keynote speaker Rear Adm. William E. Leigher, one of the nation’s foremost military experts on cyber security and a USM grad. University of Southern Maine, Abromson Center, Portland campus. Register at http://mcsc.usm.maine.edu/itm2013 or call 780-5960. Admission is $95 for the general public, $25 for USM faculty/staff and is free for students. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Greater Androscoggin Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Conference, 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., with several workshops and speaker James Bennett, city manager of Presque Isle and former administrator of the City of Lewiston. Held at the Ramada Inn & Conference Center, 490 Pleasant St., Lewiston.
NAMI Maine, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., annual meeting, awards and networking. Senator Inn, 284 Western Ave., Augusta. For details or to register, call 1- 800-464-5767 or visit namimaine.org.
Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce 53rd annual awards dinner, 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 13, with featured speaker Lee Woodward, Esq. Held at Point Lookout Resort and Conference Center, Northport. Cost is $50 for members and $60 for nonmembers or at the door. Reservations are requested. Call 338-5900 or email email@example.com for details or to reserve a space.
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