Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Lewiston/Auburn Social Media Meetup, 5 to 7 p.m., Orchid Restaurant, 29 Lisbon St., Lewiston. The event is 21-plus and free to the public.
Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with featured speaker Madeleine Kunin, former governor of Vermont and author of “The New Feminist Agenda.” The event will be held at the Augusta Civic Center. Admission is $25 and students and seniors attend for $15, with breakfast and lunch included. Tickets are available at mewomensummit.bpt.me or call 622-0851, ext. 22.
PubHub, 6 to 8 p.m., networking for the technology-minded with guest Bob Neveu, serial enterpreneur, at the Casco Bay Tech Hub, 30 Danforth St., second floor, Portland. The event is free, but attendees must pre-register at www.cascobaytechhub.com/pubhub.
Presumpscot River Land Trust, 6:15 to 8:30 p.m., annual meeting with a presentation by University of Southern Maine professor Nathan Hamilton and introduction of PRLT’s new executive director, Stefan Jackson. The meeting will take place at Saint Joseph’s College, Alfond Hall Auditorium, Standish. The meeting is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For details go to www.prlt.org or call 839-4633.
Managing Data Protection and Cyber Risk, 10 a.m. to noon, free symposium for executives and senior management to learn how to protect business information. Presented by Know Technology and Allen Insurance and Financial and held at Machias Savings Bank in Brewer.
“Growing Trade and Global Outreach in Central Maine,” 3 to 7 p.m. Central Maine Growth Council presents the International Trade Symposium, a showcase of trade opportunities. Held at Colby College, Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building, Waterville. To learn more and register for no fee, visit InternationalTradeSymposium.eventbrite.com.
“Moving Beyond Diversity While Embracing Differences to Achieve Success At Work,” 2 to 5 p.m., presented by the Institute for Family-Owned Business with guest speaker Laura Liswood, author of “The Loudest Duck.” Held at Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport. There will also be a book signing and social. Register at www.fambusiness.org or contact Gina at 798-2667. The cost is $75 for members and $125 for nonmembers.
Champions for Children Awards, 5:30 p.m., Maine Children’s Alliance’s 19th annual event with former Maine Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Daniel Wathen as keynote dinner speaker. Awards will be presented to: Maine Early Learning Investment Group; Julia Sleeper, executive director at the Tree Street Youth Center; Dr. Steve Feder, D.O., at Miles Memorial Hospital, Boothbay Harbor; Alyssa Withee, a full-time college student and aide at Hand in Hand Early Learning Center; Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine and the Kinship Program; and Environmental Health Strategies Center. The event is open to the public and held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport. Contact Tonia Stevens at 623-1868, ext. 207, or firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation.
The Highly Insulated Passive House, 7 p.m. talk by green architect Matthew O’Malia, partner at G O Logic, which designed the Belfast Area Co-housing Community and TerraHaus dormitory at Unity College. Held at Penobscot Marine Museum, Stephen Phillips Memorial Library, 11 Church St., Searsport. Call 548-2529 for tickets. The cost is $8 in advance for members and $10 in advance for nonmembers. Tickets at the door are $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.