Leadership Institute for New Executive Directors, six-session program to be held in April and presented by Maine Association of Nonprofits. Space is limited, and enrollment closes Monday. The cost is $500 for MANP members and $1,000 for nonmembers. For details and registration, go to or call 871-1885.


“Make Your Deal Work with New Markets Tax Credits,” 7:30-9 a.m., Maine Real Estate & Development Association breakfast program with Kris Eimicke from Pierce Atwood LLP and Charlie Spies from CEI Capital Management LLC. Held at DoubleTree by Hilton in South Portland. For more information and to register, visit

Think Outside the Box, 5-7 p.m., local community networking event with music, food, vendors, door prizes, at Volk Packaging, 11 Morin St., Biddeford. Admission is $5 at the door. Contact [email protected] or call 450-8270 for details.

Tuesday and Wednesday


Score Workshops: “The Basics of Buying and Selling a Business: Insightful Information,” 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, and “Lean Start Up: Move your Idea to Action,” 2-5 p.m. Wednesday. Both are held at SCORE offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost is $35 each with online registration. For details and to register, visit or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.


“Managing IT in Small Businesses,” 8:30 a.m. to noon, Maine Technology Users Group meeting at South Portland City Hall (and online via webinar). Contact Kate Carpenter at [email protected] or call 370-5327 for more information.

Environmental Career Fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., annual job fair for the “green” job sectors. Unity College, Tozier Gymnasium, Quaker Hill Road, Unity.


“Global Illusions: Bowdoin’s Post-Citizens and the Future of American Higher Education,” starting at 9 a.m., discussion about the changes in higher education presented by Maine Heritage Policy Center with Dr. Herbert London, president emeritus, Hudson Institute, and several speakers. There will be both morning and afternoon panel discussions. The program will be held at the Inn at Brunswick Station, 4 Noble St., Brunswick. The cost is $35 per person and includes both panels and lunch. To register or for more information, visit or call Kate Clark at 321-2550.


“Meet the Reps,” 5:30-7 p.m., elected officials will meet with business leaders and community members. Part of a series presented by Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce and KV Connect and held at Hampton Inn, 425 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Waterville. The series is free and open to the public, but registration is appreciated. Contact Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce at 873-3315 or [email protected] if planning to attend.


“The Power of Outdoor Spaces: A School Ground Design Workshop,” 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for design professionals, educators and administrators. Held at Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial St., Portland. The cost is $35, which covers refreshments, lunch and materials. Register at Brown Paper Tickets or contact [email protected] for more information and registration.

Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative board of directors meeting, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Rockland Ferry Terminal, 517 Main St. Rockland. For details, contact the Collaborative at [email protected] or call 541-9310.


Any foreign investor or entity who acquires or transfers agricultural land in the United States is required by law to report the transaction, no later than 90 days after the date of the transaction, to the Secretary of Agriculture, through the USDA Farm Service Agency under the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act. Agricultural land is defined as any land used for farming, ranching or timber production. Reports must be filed with the FSA county office where the land is located. For more information, go to or contact the Cumberland/York County FSA Office, 306 U.S. Route One, Ste A2, Scarborough, or call 883-0159, ext. 2.

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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