May 7, 2013



"Starting Your Own Business: All the Guidelines You'll Need," 6 to 9 p.m. at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. Cost is $35 with online reservation. For details or to register, visit or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.


Eggs and Issues, starting at 7 a.m., with Gov. Paul LePage at Holiday Inn by the Bay, Spring Street, Portland. Cost is $17 for chamber members and $27 for nonmembers. If space is available, registrations will be taken at the door. For more information and to register, visit or call 772-2811, ext. 233.

"Pitchfest," 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., featuring three-minute promotional presentations by company representatives with feedback from experts; Lunch and Learn workshop offered by Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development at University of Southern Maine, 133 Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland. Fee is $20 and is free for students. To register, contact Laurie Johnson at or call 774-8111.

Open House, 3 to 5 p.m., at the new Job Connection center. During the week there will be several workshops and a Virtual Career Fair held in conjunction with Goodwill Industries Week. The open house will be at Goodwill, 1035 Lisbon St., Lewiston. Workshops are free to the public and will be presented by Goodwill employees. For the full workshop list and registration information, visit

Junior Achievement of Maine Business Hall of Fame, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. Being honored are Rich Peterson, president of Maine Medical Center, Danielle Ripich, Ph.D., president of the University of New England, and Horace A. Hildreth Jr., chairman emeritus of Diversified Communications. For tickets or more information, visit or call Michelle Anderson at 347-4333.

"Customer Data Security: What You Need to Know Before and After a Breach," 6 to 8 p.m., panel discussion presented by (ISC)2 Maine Chapter at Sage Data Security, 2275 Congress St., Portland. Free and open to the public. Register at


Brunswick Downtown Association, 7:30 to 9 a.m., speaker series program with Carolann Ouellette, director of the Maine Office of Tourism. Held at Brunswick Golf Club, 165 River Road. Cost is $20 or $15 per person for parties of four or more. Visit or call 729-4439 for details and registration.

"Managing by the Numbers: How to Keep Score," 2 to 5 p.m. at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. Cost is $35 with online reservation. For details or to register, visit or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

Sustainable Investing: Understanding the Benefits as a Business and Consumer, 5 to 7 p.m., presented by Maine Businesses for Sustainability at Maine Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth. For more information and registration, visit

Portland Society of Architects, 6 to 8:30 p.m., spring social at Crema Coffee Co., 9 Commercial St., Portland.

Thursday and Friday

Greater Androscoggin Landlords and Investors Conference, 5:30 p.m. Thursday with reception, entertainment and keynote talk by Diane Russell, state representative. On Friday there will be several workshops during the day. The trade show is open to the public all day Friday. The event is being held at the Ramada Inn and Conference Center, 490 Pleasant St., Lewiston. Call Linda Snyder at 740- 2247 for more information.

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