Monday and Tuesday 

Maine Mortgage Expo, 4 to 7 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Hilton Garden Inn in Freeport. The full schedule and registration is available at www.mortgagemaine.com or call 712-0402.

Tuesday 

“Winter Weather Preparedness,” 2 to 3 p.m., free SBA/Agility Webinar presentation followed by a question-and-answer session. Space is limited. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster. Register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/844932816.

Finance Authority of Maine, 4:30 p.m., annual meeting and awards event, Holiday Inn by The Bay, Portland. With exhibits and keynote speech by Robert Pozen from the Brookings Institution and Harvard Business School. The public is welcome to attend. Register at www.famemaine.com.

L.L. Bean/Lee Surace Colloquium Series, 4:45 p.m., with Unity College President Stephen Mulkey at the Glickman Family Library, University of Southern Maine, 314 Forest Ave., Portland. Free; open to the public. 

“Finding Work-Life Balance,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring St., Portland. Maine Women’s Network program featuring Ann Houser, vice president, U.S. Human Resource Operations for Unum. Guests welcome. Go to www.mainewomensnetwork.com or call 878-7760 to register.

“Marketing and Sales: Learn communication strategies to target your customers,” 6 to 9 p.m., SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The fee is $35 with online registration. Visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

Wednesday 

Hiring Maine’s Heroes Job Fair and Expo, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 2 Columbus Drive, Brunswick. Career fair with several employers and organizations. A veterans’ employment representative will also be available. Attendees should be dressed for an interview, bring a resume and be prepared to discuss skills. More information is available at www.mainecareercenter.com.

“How to Overcome Your Fear of Sales and Get More Customers NOW!” 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland. Workshop with Mandy Schumaker, president of Higher Performing People. To register, visit http://www.mced.biz or contact Laurie Johnson at 774-8111.

Spotlight on Ecoscience, 6 p.m., University of Southern Maine, Hannaford Lecture Hall, Abromsom Center, Portland. Fourth annual Biodiversity Research Institute event featuring internationally renowned conservation biologist Thomas E. Lovejoy. The event is open to the public. Admission is $25 per person ($8 for students with valid ID). Registration is recommended. Contact [email protected] Lovejoy will conduct a free workshop from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., also at the Abromsom Center. Space is limited, and registration is required by contacting [email protected]

Thursday 

“Celebrating Member Success Stories,” 7:15 to 9:30 a.m., University of Southern Maine, Lee Auditorium, Wishcamper Center, Portland. Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine  annual meeting with election of officers and showcase of innovative products and services. Register at http://www.e2tech.org/

CPA Series, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., workshop for financial professionals, St. Joseph’s College, Harold Alfond Hall, Standish. Visit http://online.sjcme.edu/cpa or call 800-752-4723. The fee is $129 and includes lunch.

“The Penobscot River Restoration Project,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Portland Country Club, Route 88, Falmouth. Presentation with Laura Rose Day, executive director of the Penobscot River Restoration Trust. Go to http://www.pmimaine.org to register.

Friday 

“Mature Workers: Changes, Challenges and Opportunities in Today’s Economy,” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., University College at Saco, 110 Main St., Saco. The free program is limited to workers 50 and older. Registration is required. Call 286-1722.

“How Maine’s Creative and Business Communities Are Accomplishing Great Things Together,” 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Portland Country Club, Route 88, Falmouth. Presented by Jean Maginnis and Katherine Greenleaf of the Maine Center for Creativity. The cost is $22 for members and $28 for nonmembers, with breakfast included. Register by visiting www.consultexpertise.com or call 800-464-5043.

Union Area Chamber of Commerce Fall Conference, 5:30 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Sennebec Road, Union. Issues to be discussed include health insurance mandates and data security. Pizza and beer will be provided, and the cost is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Registration requested. Visit www.unionareachamber.org or call 785-3044.


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