Product Stewardship Forum: “How Business and States Are Turning Today’s Trash Into Tomorrow’s Products,” 2:15 to 5:15 p.m., Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring St., Portland. Free and open to the public. To register or for more information, visit



“What Causes Job Growth (Or Not) in Maine?” presented by Maine Heritage Policy Center, noon to 1:30 p.m., DiMillo’s, Portland; and 6 to 7:30 p.m., Jeff’s Catering, Brewer. To register for either session, call Amanda at 321-2550.



Association for Consulting Expertise, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Portland Country Club, Falmouth. Marketing plan presentation, networking and breakfast are included, and nonmembers and guests are welcome. The cost is $22, and advance registration is required. Visit or call 839-6535 for details.


Foreclosure Prevention Clinic, sessions start at 9 and 11 a.m., with certified counselors and legal providers; Penquis Community Action, 262 Harlow St., Bangor. For more information and list of materials to bring, call the Maine State Foreclosure Prevention hotline at (888) 664-2569 or visit