This Week

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

Business Models: Today, University of Maine at Machias, Science Room 102, Route 1;

Thursday, American Legion Post 207, 163 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton.

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

Workshops are from 5 to 8 p.m. Email [email protected] or call 967-4555 to register.



TechMaine PHP User Group, 6 p.m., with Jamie Peloquin, 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., SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., second floor, East Tower, Portland. Cost is $35. Register online at or call 772-1147.


Seasoned Worker Forum, 9 a.m. to noon, on issues facing older workers, Portland CareerCenter, 185 Lancaster St. Free. Visit or call 594-5569 for details.

Workshop for Entrepreneurs: Social Video Marketing, noon to 2 p.m., Wishcamper Center, Room 102, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Sponsored by Maine Center for Enterprise Development. The cost is $10. Free for USM students with an ID card and 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., Restaurant Grace, Portland. Third annual event presented by PROPEL. Tickets are $10 for PROPEL and Portland Regional Chamber members and $15 for others. To register, visit

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


“How to Make a Professional Impact: Cut Through the Competition and Get Noticed,” noon to 1 p.m., Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, Monument Square. Presented by Amy Wood, Psy.D., as part of the free “Wisdom at Work” series.

“Maine’s Historic Health Reform: A National Model to Increase Choice and Lower Costs,” noon to 1:30 p.m., DiMillo’s, 25 Long Wharf, Portland. (For more details, see Wednesday’s listing.)

World Affairs Council of Maine annual meeting, Portland Country Club, Falmouth. 5 p.m. business meeting followed by dinner and presentation by retired Adm. Dennis Blair, former national intelligence director. $50. Register by calling 221-4386.

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

DownEast Pride Alliance, Business After Hours networking event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Caiola’s, 58 Pine St., Portland. For more information, visit


Association for Consulting Expertise, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., annual meeting and networking event, Portland Country Club, Falmouth. $22 (breakfast included). Register at or call 839-6535.



Midcoast Hospitality Day, 10 a.m. to close, Golfer’s Crossing, Rockport. Open to all employees and their families of midcoast B&Bs, hotels, motels, inns, campgrounds and RV parks. Show proof of employment to sign up your group for a free round of golf and otherwise enjoy the day.