“York County Jobs Alliance,” 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., annual networking event recognizing individuals and local businesses who have worked with Goodwill; with guest speaker Bonita Pothier from Sen. Angus King’s office. Held at University College, 110 Main St., Saco. The event is free and open to job seekers in York County. To RSVP, call Ryan Anderson at 571-3301.

Kaplan University-Maine Alumni, 6 to 8 p.m., networking event at Fireside Inn and Suites, 81 Riverside St., Portland. Free, with appetizers, live music and presentations. Reply to 221-8739 or [email protected] if attending.


“Sustainable Food Production in Maine: A Four-Course Primer,” 7:15 to 10 a.m., presented by e2tech, or Environmental and Energy Technology Council, and held at Urban Farm Fermentory, 200 Anderson St., Portland. There will be several speakers including Tim Cunniff, Christopher Heinig and Jen Levin.

“Thinking About a Capital Campaign: Are You Ready?” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., training session presented by Maine Association of Nonprofits and held at Southern New Hampshire University. Cost is $80 for MANP members; $160 for nonmembers. For details and to register, visit www.NonprofitMaine.org or call 871-1885.

Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7 p.m., presented by Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce with Central Maine Growth Council. Held at Robert LaFleur Airport, 2 LaFleur Road, Waterville.

Wednesday and Thursday

“The Solution to America’s Fiscal Crisis: Returning Power and Taxing Decisions to the States,” presented by Maine Heritage Policy Center, with Matt Mayer of Liberty Foundation of America, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Schooners Seafood and Steakhouse, 5 S. Main St., Brewer, and from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at DiMillo’s on the Water, 25 Long Wharf, Portland. The cost is $20 for MHPC members and $25 for others. For details and registration, call 321-2550 or visit www.mainepolicy.org.


The New England summer session for Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer will be held at The Colony Hotel in Kennebunkport. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by presentations starting at 8:45 a.m. and individual meetings until 5 p.m. Pre-registration is encouraged. There is a $25 registration fee that includes lunch. To register, visit www.mainetechnology.org.

Strategic Influencing, 9 a.m. to noon, Maine Association of Nonprofits communications training with consultant Thomas Leonhardt. Held at Buker Community Center, Augusta. The fee is $50 for MANP members and $100 for nonmembers. Register at www.NonprofitMaine.org or call 871-1885.

“Twitter — the Business Social Powerhouse: Use It Profitably,” 9 to 11:30 a.m., at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $35 with online reservation. For details or to register, visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

Gorham Business Exchange, 5 to 8 p.m., 20th anniversary celebration with a lobster bake at Shaw Brothers, Route 237, Gorham. Visit www.gorhambusiness.org for details and advance tickets.

Society for Marketing Professional Services Northern New England year-end social, 5 to 7 p.m. at Joe’s Boathouse in South Portland. Go to www.smpsmaine.org/smps for registration.


“Life Your Way,” 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., with Amy Wood, Psy.D., success strategist. Sponsored by the Association for Consulting Expertise and held at Portland Country Club, Falmouth. Includes breakfast and round-table discussion, “Temperament and the Consultant.” The cost is $22 for members and $28 for nonmembers. Register at www.consultexpertise.com or call (800) 464-5043.