Creating the Rest of Your Life: Work and Money After 50, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., continues on Mondays and Wednesdays through April 25, options for the older worker who is near retirement or changing careers. Held at University College at Saco, 110 Main St., Suite 1101, Saco. Registration is required. Call 286-1722 to sign up or for more information.



“Business Concepts, 2 to 5 p.m., first of a five-part series to assist business startups. Held at SCORE offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost for the series is $135 and single sessions are $35. For more information and reservations, visit or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

Pub Hub, 6 to 8 p.m., networking for the tech community with speaker Hasan Adil of LabelTop Software. Held at Casco Bay Technology Hub, 30 Danforth St., Portland. The program is free but pre-registration is required at



“Eggs & Issues,” starting at 7 a.m., with guest Bill Burke, chairman of the Portland Sea Dogs. Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. The cost is $17 for Chamber of Commerce members and $27 for non-members. To register, visit For more information, go to or contact Nancy Trottier, at 772-2811, ext. 233.

Maine Telecommunications Users Group meeting, 9 a.m. to noon, regulatory update and panel discussion with Tom Welch, chairman of the Maine PUC. Held at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Lewiston. The meeting is free and open to the public. Visit for more information and to register.

“L.L.Bean: A Century of Smart Business,” 11:45 a.m., Ad Club of Maine luncheon with Steve Fuller, chief marketing officer and senior vice president at L.L. Bean. Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland. The cost is $20 for Ad Club members and $30 for nonmembers and includes lunch. Reservations are due by Monday at [email protected]

“Walking Press Conference,” 11 a.m. press conference followed by a walk at 11:30 a.m. to announce the American Heart Association initiative to encourage walking at work. MEMIC, 261 Commercial St., Portland. For more information, visit

Channel personal creativity and leadership skills into a successful business career, 5:30 to 7 p.m., presented by Balance, women’s networking group, and held at Salt Exchange, 245 Commercial St., Portland. The event is free and free parking is available but space is limited. For reservations or more information call 221-5000, ext. 370, or RSVP to [email protected]



Career Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at York County Community College campus, Wells.

Family Business Forum, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with opening remarks by Gov. Paul LePage. There will be two sessions that will include panel discussions. Held at Gracie Theater, Husson University, Bangor. Register at or call 798-2667.

“Customer Service in the New Millennium,” 7:30 to 9 a.m. Business Breakfast program with Jill Bruce from L.L. Bean. Held at Thomas College, Student Commons, 180 West River Road, Waterville. The cost is $14 for chamber members with advanced registration, $16 for members at the door and $20 for general admission. Contact Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce at 873-3315 for more information or to register.



Maine Media Women, 9:15 a.m., with guest speaker Luise van Keuren, at American Legion Hall, Thomaston. The suggested donation is $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers. The public is welcome to attend. Go to or call Carol Jaeger at 529-5304 for details.


Next Week

Paul D. Merrill Business Ethics Lecture, 4 p.m. April 12, featuring author Diana Henriques, who will discuss “What Bernie Madoff Can Teach Us About Business Ethics.” Held at the Eleanor DeWolfe Ludcke Auditorium, University of New England, Portland. A reception at the Art Gallery will follow the lecture. The event is free and open to the public.