Mini job fair, 9 a.m. to noon at the CareerCenter, 5 Mollison Way, Lewiston. Several employers will be hiring at the fair, including Western Maine Driving Academy, HW Staffing, Sequel Youth Services, Tradesmen International, and Xerox. Openings include production, customer service representatives, sheet metal workers and driving instructors. Call 753-9005 or visit for more information .

Tuesday and Wednesday

SCORE workshops: “Starting Your Own Business: Covering All the Basics,” 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday and “Managing by the Numbers: Learn to Optimize Cash Flow,” 6 to 9 pm. Wednesday. Both sessions are held at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. The cost for each is $35 with online registration. For details or to register, visit or call 772-1147 weekdaymornings.


“Taking QuickBooks to the Next Level,” 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., presented by Maine Association of Nonprofits and held at Central Maine Community College, Auburn. The fee is $200 for MANP members and $300 for nonmembers. For more information and to register, go to, or call 871-1885.


“Sea State: Animals From Away,” 6:30 p.m., with speaker Pat Keliher, commissioner of the Maine Department of Marine Resources, who will discuss “For Love and Money,” the ecological and economic migrations of elvers. The program is free and free parking is available. Held at Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial St., Portland. Seating is limited and registration is requested. Contact Sarah Longley at [email protected] or call 228-1699.

Coming up

Public Policy Forum, starting with a reception at 6 p.m. July 14, presented by the Frances Perkins Center in Newcastle, with a presentation by former congressman Barney Frank. Held at the Coleman Burke Event Gallery at Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. Space is limited and registration is required. Tickets for the pre-event reception are $35 and are available at, by calling 563-3374 or emailing [email protected] More information can be found at


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

SafetyWorks! training and safety consultation program, also offered by the Maine Department of Labor, will hold several free training courses during July. Courses are generally held at the SafetyWorks! Training Institute at the Central Maine Commerce Center, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta. For more information or to register, call 623-7900 or go to Businesses with several employees requiring the same training course should contact SafetyWorks! to ask about the free onsite training program.

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