Job Fair, noon to 3 p.m., with approximately 29 employers. Held at the Greater Portland CareerCenter’s new location, 151 Jetport Blvd., Portland.


“Solarize Freeport,” 9 a.m., informational meeting for town residents and businesses to learn more about the solar panel proposal. Town Hall, Freeport.


“Beyond Goals: Exploring Perspectives, Strategies and Practice,” 3 to 7 p.m., offered by the Maine affiliate of the International Coach Federation/New England Chapter with a panel discussion with Susan Gallant, Ed.D., PCC, and several panelists. Held at Portland Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress St. Interest group sessions and networking precede the program. Light refreshments will be available. The cost is $49 for ICF members and $65 for nonmembers. Go to for more information and registration.

March 10

Coastal Enterprises Inc., 7 to 10:30 a.m., CEI’s 37th annual meeting, with live HD video presentation by author Jeremy Rifkin who will also take questions from the audience. Held at Bowdoin College, Thorne Dining Hall, Brunswick. The registration deadline is March 4 and tickets are $40. Student tickets are $12. Details are available at

Coming up

MEREDA Breakfast Seminar, 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. March 12, “How Should Portland Address Its Workforce Housing Needs? What Is the Problem and Is Inclusionary Zoning the Right Solution?” Held at Portland Regency Hotel, 20 Milk St., Portland. The cost is $45 for members and $55 for nonmembers. Prices increase by $10 after Friday. Also, a breakfast program will be held in Bangor on Thursday. Visit for details, registration and schedule of events.


Maine’s Small Business Development Centers offer services and programs on topics such as marketing, finances and social media. To find out more, visit or call 780-4420.

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. The centers also participate in job fairs that are held throughout the state. Call 753-9005 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) or go to to learn more.

SCORE offers workshops in Portland and Norway. For details and to register for Portland workshops, visit or call 772-1147 weekday mornings. For information on programs at Oxford Hills SCORE, go to or call 743-0499.

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