DEPA Business After Hours, Downeast Pride Alliance networking meeting for gay and gay-friendly businesspeople, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Havana South, 44-50 Wharf St., Portland. 


Saco Bay Rotarians will feature guest speaker Mike McGovern, past vice president of Rotary International and former worldwide chair of membership, at the 7:30 a.m. meeting at The Captain’s Galley Restaurant, 168 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Guests are welcome. To learn more, visit http://www.sacobayrotary.org 

Lunch and Learn, noon to 2 p.m., sponsored by Maine Center for Enterprise Development with Taja Dockendorf, Jordan Denning and Bill Broadbent who will discuss “Mobile commerce, the power of mobile advertising and ways of promoting your business through the MOWBi platform.” Wishcamper Center, room 133, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Part of the presentation includes the creation of a mobile site page. Bring a jpeg of your business logo and source graphics or backgrounds. The cost is $10. Attendance is free for USM students with an ID card and current MCED Onsite or Affiliate Client companies. To register, or for more information, visit www.mced.biz or call 228-8524. 


SCORE QuickSTART Series, free workshop overview, 9 to 11 a.m.; also, 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 2. The workshops will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30 and will include skills and mentoring for start-up and existing business entrepreneurs. Advance registration is $35 per session or $50 at the door. SCORE offices, 100 Middle St., East Tower, Portland. Call 772-1147 or visit www.scoremaine.com for more information. 

Aug. 30

Financial Peace, 6 p.m., preview of the program that will be held on Mondays from Sept. 20 to Dec. 13 at Salvation Army at 871 Main St., Sanford. The cost is $99 with scholarships and discounts available to those who qualify. For details visit www.sanford.salvationarmyme.org or call 324-3134.


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