May 19, 2013


Sunday and Monday

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University of Maine System trustees two-day meeting at the system headquarters in Bangor. The meeting focus will be tuition and review of the operating budget that begins July 1. Meetings are open to the public and materials are available at

Monday and Tuesday

Sweetser job fair, 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at 329 Bath Road in Brunswick and 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at 42 Industrial Park Road in Saco. There are openings for several positions for mental health professionals. Light refreshments and information packets will be available. Visit for details.


"Writing a Business Plan and Maximizing Its Use," 6 to 9 p.m. at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration. For details and to register, visit or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.


"The Retrofitting Movement: Repositioning Underutilized Commercial Real Estate," noon to 6 p.m., MEREDA's annual spring conference at Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring St., Portland. Visit for registration and more information.

"Entering the Teaching Profession," 4 p.m., information session at Southern Maine Community College, midcoast campus, Orion Hall, Brunswick Landing, Brunswick. For details, call Nancy Collins at 844-2064.

Wednesday and Thursday

"Maine's Financial Time Bomb," presented by Maine Heritage Policy Center with Stephen Moses, president of the Center for Long-Term Care Reform. Held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Schooners Seafood and Steakhouse, 5 S. Main St., Brewer, and from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Dimillo's on the Water, 25 Long Wharf, Portland. The cost is $20 for MHPC members and $25 for others. For details and registration, call 321-2550 or visit


Maine Women's Fund, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., annual leadership luncheon and awards ceremony. Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland. Learn more at

"Advice Is for Winners: How to Get Advice for Better Decisions in Life and Work," 3 to 5 p.m., free workshop at Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development, 30 Danforth St., suite 204, Portland. Visit for more information and registration.

Northeast Regional Ocean Planning, 4 to 7 p.m., public meeting series with area representatives to discuss regional draft ocean planning goals and potential actions. University of Southern Maine, Lee Room, Portland campus. Other meetings will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. June 3 at the Ellsworth Public Library and from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 4 at Rockland Public Library. For more information on the goals and the meeting, go to

PSA Conversations, 6 to 8 p.m., with Tim Love of Utile. Held at Harriman Architects+Engineers, 123 Middle St., Portland. Go to for details and registration.


Smartphone Device Workshop, 1 to 2 p.m., every week at U.S. Cellular, Maine Mall, near the food court, South Portland. Learn more about smartphone and tablet capabilities. Free and open to the public.

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