Christian Leaders in Maine Business (CLIMB), 7:15 to 9 a.m., breakfast meeting with guest Phil Stout, pastor at Lewiston’s Pathway Vineyard Church, Keeley the Katerer, 178 Warren Ave., Portland. There is a suggested donation of $10.

“Personnel Problems: A Primer,” 4:30 to 6 p.m., free seminar with Barbara Goodwin, attorney and partner of Murray, Plumb & Murray, at their office, 75 Pearl St., Portland. Registration is required. Contact Kathy Willette at 523-8243 or at [email protected] Refreshments will be provided.



Time and Tide Resource Conservation and Development Area Council public meeting, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., University of Maine Cooperative Extension office, 992 Waterville Road (Route 137), Waldo. The nonprofit organization offers assistance in several areas, including natural resources, small-scale economic growth, agriculture, aquaculture, forestry, watershed and community needs. For details, call 622-7847, ext. 4, or visit



“Engaging North Korea,” 7 to 9 a.m., with Asian affairs expert Bradley Babson; part of the World Affairs Council of Maine International Breakfast Series, Ludcke Auditorium, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. Admission is $15 for members and $20 for others; pre-registration is required. Contact Amy Holland at 221-4386 or [email protected]

“Build Your Business, Accounting or Information Technology Career with ISACA Certifications,” with Terry Chrisman, global IT governance leader at GE Capital, 8 to 10 a.m., University of Southern Maine, Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave., Portland. Register by Monday at The program is free.

“Consequences of the Gulf Oil Spill,” responding to an environmental emergency, with Dr. Gary Machlis, science adviser to the director of the National Park Service, Marine Environmental Research Institute, 55 Main St., Blue Hill. The talk is free and open to the public. A reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by the lecture at 7 p.m. For more information, call 374-2135 or visit



“Leading Strong Teams,” 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Dale Carnegie workshop in South Portland. The cost is $47 per person. Other courses are also available. Register at or call 775-3253.



Maine Media Women’s Members Showcase, Part 2 of the annual program at 10 a.m., with coffee and networking at 9:15 a.m., Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St. Guests are welcome. The suggested donation is $3 for members and $5 for others. For details, visit or call 563-8377.

“Solar for the Homeowner,” 10 to 11 a.m., free informational workshop presented by ReVision Energy, 142 Presumpscot St,, Portland. Visit or call ReVision’s Liberty shop at 589-4171 for more information.



“The Brave New World of Building Code Compliance in Maine,” MEREDA breakfast seminar with discussion of the recent implementation of the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Feb. 10, Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress St., Portland. Register at by Friday. The cost is $40 for members and $50 for others. Late registrations add $10 each.