Volunteer Recruitment and Marketing: Building a Support Network for a Good Cause, 9 a.m. to noon, presented by Maine Association of Nonprofits with consultant Barbara Kates. Held at Buker Community Center in Augusta. The cost is $50 for MANP members and $100 for nonmembers. For details and to register, go to www.NonprofitMaine.org or call 871-1885.

“The Top 10 Most Common Mistakes During a Crisis,” 2 to 3 p.m., free Webinar presented by Agility Recovery and the U.S. Small Business Administration highlighting procedures to help prepare for natural and man-made business disasters. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster. Register at www1.gotomeeting.com/register/625471417.

Starting Your Own Business: Covering All the Basics, 2 to 5 p.m., at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration. For details or to register, visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.


“Inbound Marketing, Content Marketing and Public Relations,” 9 to 11 a.m., workshop with Linda Varrell, founder and principal of Broadreach Public Relations in Portland. Presented by Western Maine Economic Development Council, Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce and Maine Woods Consortium and held at the Bethel Inn in Bethel. The cost is $25 for members of any of the chambers of commerce that serve Oxford County and $30 for nonprofits and businesses that are not a chamber member. To register, go to www.wmedc.org and click on WMEDC Events or contact Mia Purcell at the Western Maine Economic Development Council at 739-6543 or mpurcell @community-concepts.org.

Wednesday and Thursday

Local Work Group meetings, presented by Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District, in cooperation with Kennebec and Waldo Soil and Water Conservation Districts and USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service field offices in Augusta and Belfast. Lincoln and Kennebec county producers will meet Wednesday at the Fire and Rescue Department, 24 Townhouse Road, Whitefield, and Knox and Waldo county producers will meet Thursday at the Town Office, 37 Main St. S., Searsmont. The meetings are held from 1 to 3 p.m. and are open to the public. The work groups provide recommendations on local natural resource priorities and criteria. For more information, contact Hildy at Knox-Lincoln SWCD at 596-2040 or [email protected]

“Stoking the Flames of Freedom: Leveraging Technology to Advance Conservative Solutions and Advocacy,” with Scott Moody, chief executive officer, and Jonathan Haines, director of communications, both of The Maine Heritage Policy Center with Steve Robinson, editor of The Maine Wire. The program will be held from 5:30 to 7 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 nonmembers. For more information, contact Kate Clark at [email protected] or call 321-2550.

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