Job Fair, 10 a.m. to noon, offered by Rockland CareerCenter and held at Maine Department of Health and Human Services, 91 Camden St., Rockland. There is no cost. For more information, call the CareerCenter at 596-2600.

“Protect Your Business This Hurricane Season,” 2 to 3 p.m., free Small Business Administration Webinar with a forecast from Gerry Bell and preparedness tips from Bob Boyd of Agility Recovery, followed by a question and answer session. Space is limited. Register at www1.gotomeeting.com/register/327979008.

“Democratization and the Recent Kenyan Elections,” noon to 1 p.m., Global Connections Lunchtime Series with David Zarembka, at CIEE, 300 Fore St., 2nd floor, Portland. Presented by the World Affairs Council of Maine. Bring lunch. Free, donations appreciated. To learn more, visit www.wacmaine.org or call 221-4386.

DownEast Pride Alliance, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., business networking event at The Salt Exchange, 245 Commercial St., Portland.


Telecommunications and Computer Networking, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 26th annual conference with more than 50 exhibitors. Speaker is Paul Lones of Fairchild Semiconductor. Held at Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring St., Portland. Cost is $50 in advance and $60 at the door. Registration and more information is available at www.mtug.org.

“Beyond the Arab Spring: A Moroccan Perspective,” noon to 1:30 p.m., Global Insights Noontime Ambassador program with Rachad Bouhlal, Morocco’s ambassador to the United States. Presented by the World Affairs Council of Maine and held at University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, room 133, Portland. $10 suggested donation at the door. Bring a lunch. For more information, visit www.wacmaine.org or call 221-4386.


“Green and Healthy Maine Streets: New Economic Vitality for Downtowns,” Maine Development Foundation/Maine Downtown Center’s 13th annual conference, featuring poet Richard Blanco as keynote presenter. The morning session will be held at Point Lookout in Northport and the afternoon portion continues in downtown Belfast. Registration is open at www.mdf.org and advance registration is required. The cost is $60 for MDF members and registrants from a Main Street Maine or Maine Downtown Network Community and is $75 for all others.

“Getting Comfortable with Fundraising: A Staff and Board Partnership,” 1 to 4 p.m., with Lisa Wahlstrom, founder of Ovation Fundraising Counsel and presented by Maine Association of Nonprofits. Held at the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor. Cost is $50 for MANP members and $100 for nonmembers. For details and to register, go to www.NonprofitMaine.org, or call 871-1885.


Maine Media Women, 9:15 to 11:30 a.m., Carol Jaeger will lead a project to make greeting cards for servicemen and women overseas. The program will be held at Mobius Center, Business Route 1, Damariscotta. Anyone may participate. The cost is $3 for members and $5 for nonmembers; fees will be used to defray the cost of materials. For more information, contact Genie Dailey at 549-5518 or [email protected]

Coming up

SBA’s Annual Awards Luncheon, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 4, with presentations by Marilyn Geroux, district director for the Small Business Administration. Held at Spectacular Event Center, 395 Griffin Road, Bangor. The cost is $35 per person. For a list of award recipients and to register for the luncheon, go to http://conta.cc/18rm7Dy.

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