Establishing a workplace safety committee, 7:30 to 9 a.m., breakfast session presented by WorkMed, a department of St. Mary’s Health System, at Potvin Conference Room, 99 Campus Ave., Lewiston. To register, contact Kym Grant at [email protected] or call 753-3080.

“Writing a Business Plan: Why you need one and when to revise it,” 2 to 5 p.m. at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., second Floor, East Tower, Portland. Cost is $35 with online registration. For reservations, visit or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

“Maine on the Front Lines in the Fight Against ObamaCare,” 6 to 7:30 p.m., presented by Maine Heritage Policy Center with Michael Cannon, director of Health Policy Studies, CATO Institute. Held at the Cumberland Club, 116 High St., Portland. Tickets are $30 and include hors d’oeuvres. Please respond to Amanda Clark at [email protected] or call 321-2550.

DEPA Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7 p.m., DownEast Pride Alliance networking event at Styxx, 3 Spring St., Portland. Visit for details.


Chamber/Anthem Health Insurance workshop, 8 to 9 a.m., learn about the Chamber Blue Options 2012 program for businesses. Workshop is free and open to all Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce members as well as nonmember businesses. It will be held at Crooked River Adult Education, 1437 Poland Spring Road, Casco. To register, call the chamber office at 647-3472, or e-mail: [email protected]


The North American Waste-to-Energy annual conference is being held in Maine for the first time. Conference takes place at Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, and the keynote speaker is ecomaine general manager Kevin Roche.


Central Maine Community College in Auburn is offering several upcoming programs for business professionals that cover a variety of topics including leadership and team building. Courses range from a few hours to several weeks. Contact the Corporate and Community Services Department at 755-5280 or 800-891-2002, opt. 7, email [email protected] or visit