“Germany, the United States, and the Importance of the Trans-Atlantic Relationship,” noon to 1 p.m., part of the Global Connections Noontime Series with Rolf Schuette, German consul general to New England. Presented by the World Affairs Council of Maine and held at CIEE, 300 Fore St., second floor, Portland. Bring a lunch. Free to members, $10 suggested donation from nonmembers. For more information visit www.wacmaine.org or call 780-4337. 


Leading Women’s Luncheon, beginning at 11:30 a.m., with state Sen. Emily Cain. Held at O’Brien’s Restaurant, Best Western Plus, 375 Main St., Waterville. Men and women are welcome to attend. The cost is $20 for Mid-Maine Chamber members and $25 for others. Space is limited and registration is required. A luncheon buffet is included. Register at info@midmainechamber.com or call 873-3315.

“Solid Financials: Cash Flow Forecasting,” 4 to 6 p.m., workshop showing the variables that have an impact on future cash flow. Held at the Maine Small Business Development Center, 501 Forest Ave., Portland. The fee is $20. To register or for details, go to www.mainesbdc.org or call 780-4949.

“Managing by the Numbers: Optimize Your Cash Flow,” 6 to 9 p.m., at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The fee is $35 with online registration. For more information or to register, go to www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.



“Reinventing Maine’s Pulp, Paper and Forest Products Industries,” 7:15 to 9:30 a.m., presented by E2Tech at Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney Hall, University of Southern Maine, 85 Bedford St., Portland. The cost is $15 for members, $30 for nonmembers and free for student E2Tech members. For details and registration, visit e2tech.org.

“Motivation: How to Get It, How to Instill It!” 7:30 a.m. to noon, presented by the Institute for Family-Owned Business Next Generation Affinity Group with Bruce Blessington. Held at the Woodlands Golf Club, 39 Woods Road, Falmouth. The cost is $75 for members and $125 for nonmembers. Register at www.fambusiness.org or call Gina Weathersby at 798-2667.

“Mastering Your Elevator Pitch,” 9 a.m. to noon, Maine Association of Nonprofits, training with Laurie Davis and Arthur Fink, who will teach how to turn 30 seconds into the beginnings of strategic conversation. Held at Buker Community Center, Auburn. 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 Cumberland County Civic Center Renovation Project,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., presented by Maine Chapter of the Project Management Institute, with Jon DiCentes, manager of projects for Cianbro. The meeting is rescheduled from Feb. 13 and will be held at Bailey Hall, University of Southern Maine, Gorham. A description and registration information are available at www.pmimaine.org. Nonmembers are welcome.



Affordable Care Act and health insurance enrollment, 1 to 2:30 p.m., seminar covering how the law applies to fishermen. Offered by the Maine Lobstermen’s Association and held at Maine Fishermen’s Forum at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. Fishermen and family members attending the forum can make an appointment to complete an application with assistance from a health insurance navigator or certified application counselor from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.For more information, call the Maine Lobstermen’s Association at 697-4555.


An Occupational Licensing and Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 4 at the Stevens Avenue Armory, 772 Stevens Ave., Portland. The fair is designed to help current and past military personnel with obtaining state licenses and locating jobs, with a focus on four occupations: electricians, plumbers, stationary steam engineers and boiler operators/oil/ propane/ natural gas/ solid fuel technicians. Military experience can be used toward licensing requirements. Veterans must provide proof of honorable discharge (DD 214). For more information, contact Nathaniel Grace at Nathaniel.e.grace.mil@mail.mil or call 430-5651.


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