Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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"Writing the Narrative for your Business Plan," 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday;
"Lunch Bytes: Learn the ABCs of Keyword Research," noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday;
"Preparing the Financials for your Business Plan" 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Programs are held at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration. The Lunch Bytes program is $10. For details or to register, visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.
"Major Gifts: Hors d'oeuvres, Wine and Money!" 9 a.m. to noon, offered by Maine Association of Nonprofits with training on the pros and cons of major and planned gifts and fundraising. Held at Buker Community Center, Augusta. The cost is $50 for MANP members and $100 for nonmembers. For more information and to register, visit www.NonprofitMaine.org or call 871-1885.
Mexico breakfast briefing, 8 to 9:30 a.m. presented by Maine International Trade Center and featuring Mexico's Consul General in Boston Daniel Hernandez, Portland legal expert on Mexico Sal Savatteri and representatives from the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce and ProMexico in preparation for a state trade mission o Mexico and Colombia Oct. 27 to Nov. 2. The registration deadline is Sept. 7. The briefing will be held at the MITC office, 511 Congress St., Portland.
More information and registration is available at www.mitc.com.
First-Time homebuyer seminar will be held Sept. 7 and 14 at Money Management International, South Portland. Pre-registration is required and the non-refundable fee is $30 per person or $50 per couple. The deadline to register is Aug. 30.
An Owning and Managing Residential Properties class will be held Sept. 4 at Coastal Enterprises, Inc. in Portland, with a registration deadline of Aug. 29. Register at www.ceimaine.org or call Coastal Enterprises Inc. at 882-5177.
Junior Achievement of Maine is seeking volunteers for this year's programs, which are offered to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Each year, more than 330 business professionals, parents and retirees help students learn about work readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Volunteers are shown how to utilize the user-friendly materials and work with students. Those interested in volunteering for JA of Maine should call 347-4333 or visit www.jamaine.org.