This week

SCORE programs:

“Financial Projections: How a business plan and financial statements help manage your business,” 2 to 5 p.m. today, $35 with online registration.

“Valuing a Business when Considering Buying or Selling: Is this the right business for you?” 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, $35 with online registration.

Business Round Table: discussion for business peers, 8 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, free.

All programs are held at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. For details and reservations, go to or call 772-1147, weekday mornings.


“Resistible Force/Meets Movable Object,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Road, Falmouth. Presented by the Maine Chapter of the Project Management Institute with Jim Milliken, president of Milliken Training and Consulting. For more information, go to Non-members are welcome from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Notary Public Education Conference, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dunegrass Golf and Country Club, Old Orchard Beach. 19th annual state conference with workshops and guest speakers. Registration fee is $65 for members and $70 for nonmembers and includes lunch and materials. For more information and to register, go to


2 Degrees Portland and AIGA Maine, 6 to 8 p.m., networking for the local creative community and newcomers; free beverages and snacks provided. Think Tank, 533 Congress St. Portland.

“Tar Sands Oil in a Global and Local Context: Energy Panacea or Environmental Calamity?” 7 p.m., Viola George Auditorium of Harold Alfond Hall, Saint Joseph’s College, Standish. With Dylan Voorhees from the Natural Resources Council of Maine.


“The Intangible Drivers of Future Performance and Value: Understanding the Intangible Infrastructure of Your Business,” 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Portland Country Club, Falmouth. With Mary Adams of Trek Consulting. Sponsored by the Association for Consulting Expertise. Cost is $22 for members and $28 for nonmembers and breakfast is included. Registration is required by visiting or calling 839-6535.

York County Regional Job Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nasson Community Center Gymnasium, 457 Main St., Springvale. With more than 50 area employers along with workshops and services. Call 324-5460 for more information.

Coming up

Alcohol seller and server training for bars and restaurants, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 24, City Hall Council Chambers, 270 Pleasant St., Rockland. State certification course. Space is limited to 30, and registration is requested by Monday. Those who complete the program will be registered with the Maine Department of Public Safety, Liquor Licensing Division, and will receive a certificate that is good for three years. Fee is $30. To register or for more information, contact John Sommo at 236-6313, ext. 3 or [email protected]

Maine Partners in Emergency Preparedness, April 24 and 25, fourth annual conference, Augusta Civic Center. Visit for details and registration.

“Facebook-Focused Marketing,” 9 a.m. to noon April 27, Western Maine University and Community College Center, 232 Maine St., South Paris. Fee is $59 and includes materials. Contact Central Maine Community College Corporate and Community Services, 755-5280 or visit Deadline for registration is Friday.

Maine Media Women annual meeting, noon April 28, Victorian by the Sea, Lincolnville. Luncheon followed by the afternoon program from 1 to 3 p.m. with Donna Loring, who will discuss “The Native American Holocaust and The Newspaper Indian.” Reservations and payment are due by Friday. For more information, go to or contact Carol Jaeger at 563-8377.

First-Time Homebuyer Seminar, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 5 and 12; Money Management International, South Portland. Nonrefundable fee is $30 per person or $50 per couple. Pre-registration is required by April 30, and space is limited. Call Coastal Enterprises, Inc. at 882-7552, ext. 177 or go to for details and to register.