Aug. 6 and 7

Lean Systems Summit: Where Government, Services and Manufacturing Meet, sixth annual event with public and private business leaders, guest speakers, seminars and workshops. Held at Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland. Register at, contact John Rioux at [email protected] or call 623-7924. The presummit Aug. 6 and the summit Aug. 7 are $195 each. The fee to attend both sessions is $350.


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.

Homebuyer education courses are being offered during August in Westbrook. Advance registration is required and there is a $30 per person or $50 per couple (or co-buyer) nonrefundable fee. To register or for details, contact Coastal Enterprises at or call 882-5177.

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