Maine Media Women, 9:15 a.m., members’ spotlight with Dorothy Nyman, mixed-media artist Robinsunne and Margie Kivel. Held at American Legion Hall, off Route 1 North, Thomaston. Suggested donation is $3 for members and $5 for guests. For details, visit

Coming up

Maine Small Business Development Center Booth Camp 2014 workshops are designed to help businesses make the most of their trade show appearances. The schedule is:

“Pricing to Sell,” 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 16, presented by John Entwistle at Maine SBDC, 501 Forest Ave., Portland.

“Developing Sales Materials,” 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 24, with John Entwistle. Held at University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland.

“Booth Camp,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 25, with Bruce Baker. Also held at USM’s Wishcamper Center.

To learn more or to register for any session, call the Maine Small Business Development Center at 780-4420.

Coastal Enterprises Inc. is offering a home-buyer education course, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 11 and 18, at Money Management International, South Portland. The nonrefundable fee is $30 per person or $50 per couple (or co-buyer). The registration deadline is Friday. Also being presented is owning and managing residential properties, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Lewiston. The registration deadline is Thursday and the fee is $35 per person. Visit or call 882-5177 for details on either program.

Camden Conference, registration is now open for the 27th annual conference being held Feb. 21 to 23 at the Camden Opera House. The programs will also be live-streamed to the Strand Theatre in Rockland and the Hutchinson Center in Belfast. Speakers will focus on the future of food and water and avoiding global food shortages. To register or for more information, visit or call 236-1034.

CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, provide a variety of free services and workshops to help with job searches or to upgrade skills. Each of the 12 centers provides computer workstations and offers several programs throughout the month. Call 753-9005 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) or go to

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