Gorham Business Exchange, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gorham Savings Bank, 10 Wentworth Drive, Gorham. Annual meeting, with Josh Saunders from the Maine Small Business Development Center. Lunch will be catered. For details, visit

“Funding Sources: How to seek and apply to finance your business,” 2 to 5 p.m., SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. Cost is $35 with online reservation. For details, visit or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

DownEast Pride Alliance, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., networking with cash bar, appetizers and media table. Held at District, 45 Danforth St., Portland.

Maine Partners in Emergency Preparedness, today and Wednesday, Augusta Civic Center. Visit for details and registration.


“Improving the Energy Efficiency of Your Commercial Properties,” 7:30 to 9 a.m., Martindale Country Club, 527 Beech Hill Road, Auburn. Presented by the Maine Real Estate and Development Association, with Chuck Porter from Efficiency Maine’s Business Program. For more information or to register, visit

Reception and New Alum Welcome, 5:30 p.m., Glickman Library, seventh floor, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Annual event sponsored by University of Southern Maine School of Business Alumni Chapter. There will be free food and cash bar, along with a panel about the Business of Sports. For details and registration, go to


“Getting To Zero: Beginning The Discussion on Eliminating Maine’s Income Tax,” noon to 1:30 p.m., DiMillo’s On the Water, 25 Long Wharf, Portland. With state Finance Commissioner Sawin Millett and J. Scott Moody, chief economist at Maine Heritage Policy Center. Cost is $17 for MHPC members and $22 for others. Register at


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


Maine Media Women annual meeting, noon luncheon followed by program from 1 to 3 p.m. Victorian by the Sea, Lincolnville. With Donna Loring, who will discuss “The Native American Holocaust and The Newspaper Indian.” Reservations and payment due by Friday. Go to or call 563-8377.