This Week

Maine Lobstermen’s Association is sponsoring the following Trade Adjustment Assistance Training workshops:

• Business Models: Tuesday, at University of Maine Machias, Science Room 102, Route 1, Machias; and Thursday at American Legion Post 207, 163 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton.

• Marketing and Branding, Thursday at Yarmouth Middle School cafeteria, 220 McCartney St., Yarmouth.

All workshops are held from 5 to 8 p.m. Call 967-4555 or email [email protected] to register.


Facebook and LinkedIn workshop, 8 to 10 a.m., offered by Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce and Oxford Hills SCORE and held at Bridgton Community Center. There is no charge for chamber members; the fee for non-members is $20. Registration is limited. Call 647-3472 or email [email protected] 

Job Fair, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., for openings at Bedard Medical, 1125 Lisbon St., Lewiston. The company is hiring for both its Auburn and Lewiston locations. A second job fair will be held at the same time and place on June 20. Bedard is a third generation-owned pharmacy and medical equipment and supplies company. For more information, call 786-0138 or visit

“Globalize Your Thinking,” 6 p.m., with Seth Cheikin, a financial adviser with Edward Jones. Held at Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth. Call Carole Vreeland at 781-5057 for reservations. 


TechMaine PHP User Group, 6 p.m., with Jamie Peloquin, at Tap Tapas, 408 Fore St., Suite 3B, Portland. Free and open to the public. For details and registration, visit

“Starting Your Own Business: Everything you need to know,” 6 to 9 p.m., at Score Offices, 100 Middle St., second floor, East Tower, Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration at or call 772-1147.


Seasoned Worker Forum, 9 a.m. to noon, free session discussing issues facing older workers, at Portland CareerCenter at 185 Lancaster St., Portland. Visit or call 594-5569 for details. Space is limited. 

Workshop for Entrepreneurs: Social Video Marketing, noon to 2 p.m., sponsored by Maine Center for Enterprise Development and held at Wishcamper Center, room 102, University of Southern Maine, Portland. 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 or call 228-8524. 

Entreverge Awards Celebration, doors open at 5:30 p.m., third annual event presented by PROPEL, at Restaurant Grace, Portland. Tickets are $10 for PROPEL and chamber members and $15 for nonmembers. To register, visit

“Maine’s Historic Health Reform: A National Model to Increase Choice and Lower Costs,” 6 to 7:30 p.m., Maine Heritage Policy Center program with Joel Allumbaugh, chief executive officer of National Worksite Benefit Group. Held at Sea Dog Brewery Banquet Center, 26 Front St., Bangor. For more information, call Amanda Clark at 321-2550 or visit


“How to Make a Professional Impact: Cut through the competition and get noticed,” presented by Amy Wood, noon to 1 p.m., part of the free “Wisdom at Work” series. Rines Auditorium at Portland Public Library, Monument Square, Portland. 

“Maine’s Historic Health Reform: A National Model to Increase Choice and Lower Costs,” noon to 1:30 p.m., Maine Heritage Policy Center program with Joel Allumbaugh from National Worksite Benefit Group. Held at DiMillo’s On the Water, 25 Long Wharf, Portland. For more information, call Amanda Clark at 321-2550 or visit

World Affairs Council of Maine annual meeting, 5 p.m. business meeting followed by dinner and presentation with retired Adm. Dennis Blair, former U.S. director of national intelligence. Held at Portland Country Club, Falmouth. The cost is $50. Register by Monday at or call 221-4386. 

Maine Philanthropy Center annual meeting, 3 to 5 p.m., with featured speaker Gara LaMarche, president and CEO of The Atlantic Philanthropies at Hannaford Hall, Abromson Community Center, University of Southern Maine, Bedford Street, Portland. For details, call 780-5039 or visit

DownEast Pride Alliance: “Business After Hours” networking event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Caiola’s, 58 Pine St., Portland. More informations is available at


Association for Consulting Expertise, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., annual meeting and networking event at Portland Country Club, Falmouth. Nonmembers and guests are welcome and breakfast is included. The cost is $22 and registration is required in advance by visiting or call 839-6535 for more information.


Midcoast Hospitality and Accommodations Day, 10 a.m. to close, at Golfer’s Crossing, 7 Country Inn Way, Rockport. The event is open to all employees and their families of midcoast B&Bs, hotels, motels, inns, campgrounds and RV parks. An employee coming with a group must show proof of employment and then will be able to sign up his or her group for a free round of golf and otherwise enjoy the day.


“Foundations For Success,” Maine Adult Education annual conference, June 21-23, at Colby College in Waterville. More than 60 workshop sessions are scheduled along with vendor displays. To learn more or to register, call 207-875-2722 or visit

Maine Technology Institute, June 23 session for entrepreneurs and small businesses to learn about R&D funding and meet with officials from several federal funding agencies. The event will be held at the Point Lookout Conference Center, Route One, Northport. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with presentations and one-on-one meetings continuing until 5 p.m. Registration is required and there is a $25 fee to cover materials and lunch. To register, go to For more information contact Linda Adams at MTI at 582-4790. 

Maine Real Estate and Development Association, 5 to 7 p.m. June 22, networking social at WBRC Architects/Engineers, 44 Central St., Bangor. Limited tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reply by June 16. Visit for details. 

The Technology Awards Gala, 6 p.m. June 23, at the Eastland Park Hotel, Portland. Brenda Garrand, CEO and founder of the Garrand marketing company, is the keynote speaker. Visit to register.