What the CEI WBC can do for you: from aspiring entrepreneurs to seasoned business owners

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

Join the CEI Women’s Business Center and Island Institute for a virtual information session to learn about the CEI WBC's no-cost, confidential business service support and resources. This session will give you an overview of the individual advising opportunities, available workshops and resources, learning cohorts where you can dive deep into relevant topics with peers. Regardless of whether you are in idea stage, start-up, or growth mode, or are looking to network and learn with other female entrepreneurs this session will introduce you to the WBC and to each other! This program is geared towards those women and businesses based on any

Free

The Purpose of Pinterest

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

In this interactive 1-hour virtual workshop, WBC Social Media Consultant Katie Kelley will explain how Pinterest can be used to generate traffic to your website through SEO and keywords. Katie will provide an overview of Pinterest basics and how to get started, and then will work with participants on branding and developing a business profile. Register Today!

Free

American Legion Post 28 – Member Meeting

American Legion - 158 High St. Farmington 158 High St., Farmington, ME

Roderick-Crosby American Legion Post 28 will hold its monthly membership on the first Tuesday of each month. The meeting is open to all veterans. The general meeting begins at 7 pm. The Legion Hall opens at 5 pm for a social hour with a member dinner following at 6 pm. Be a part of a great organization dedicated to serving veterans, the military and community through devotion to mutual helpfulness. Veterans Strengthening America.

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Mind Your Own Business: A 4-week Exercise to Plan your Business

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

Is the idea of preparing a business plan overwhelming? Whether you’ve been in business for years, or are imagining starting your own business, a plan can serve as your compass. It can help you to tell your story, to articulate your goals, and to design the actions that will help you get there. We will approach this lean planning process mindfully, in a low pressure, creative manner through independent prompts and responses to get the juices flowing. You’ll receive 1-2 prompts per week delivered to your inbox that will complement your independent work, the larger group discussion and partner conversations

Free

Jay VFW Valentine’s Dance

Jay VFW 64 Jewell StreetJay,

VFW Post #3335 and Auxiliary  in Jay will host a Valentine's dinner and dance February 11th.  This event is a fundraiser for our state Commander and Auxiliary President's special projects which are Veterans Family Camps which are located in Belgrade, Rome, Standish, Mount Vernon, Lee and Togus offer Veterans a chance to relax, have fun and reconnect with their families and other Veterans. The Auxiliary President's special project is Mission Working Dogs located in Lewiston who train service dogs, therapy dogs and facility dogs. A prime rib au jus dinner with garlic mashed potatoes,  green bean almodine, salad and death

Valentine’s Dance

American Legion - 158 High St. Farmington 158 High St., Farmington, ME

Roderick-Crosby American Legion Post 28 will hold a Valentine's Dance on Saturday, February 11th from 7 - 11 pm at the Legion Hall on 158 High Street, Farmington. This is a 21+ event. Tickets are $10.00 per person and will be sold at the door. Entertainment provided by Dreamin' Big. FMI call 207-200-8756.

$10.00

Google Analytics: Refining & Maintaining SEO

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

Google is the largest search engine in the world. In using and reviewing Google Analytics, you can gain insight into how traffic is getting directed to your website and how to interpret GA reports and implement changes to your online presence to attract a higher volume of people to your website. In this 1-hour session, WBC Web Design and Marketing Consultant, Mercedes Arnold, will review: How to interpret Google Analytics reports How to refine your keywords to further increase quality traffic to your site Register today to receive a Zoom link to join!

Free

Grown-Up Book Fair

Hilton Garden Inn Riverwatch - Auburn 14 Great Falls Plaza, Auburn, ME

It's a Book Fair! For grown-ups! We'll have all the things you know and love from the book fairs of your youth (and we need not talk about how long ago that was for any of us...). We've got your books, your stickers, your magnets, your stationery — and so much more. Local independent bookstores Quiet City Books (Lewiston) and Devaney, Doak & Garrett Booksellers (Farmington) will bring all the books your nightstand needs, and a fantastic group of independent artisans and crafters will bring the extras. We'll also enjoy a 90s themed Polaroid photo booth, a full cash bar

$28

Author Talk: Barry Somes

Farmington Public Library 117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME

Maine author Barry Somes will discuss his books Beware of the Banker and Operation: Rainmaker at the Farmington Public Library.

Free

PUBLIC TAKE-OUT SUPPER-HARNDEN MASONIC HALL

Harland M. Harden Masonic Building 70 Bryant Road, East Wilton, ME

On Saturday, FEBRUARY 18, 2023, there will be a Public Pickup /Takeout Supper at the Harland M. Harnden Masonic Building, 70 Bryant Road, East Wilton, Maine , from 5:00 to 6:00 pm.  The menu will be Baked Marinated Boneless Pork Loin, Mashed Potato, Gravy, Vegetable (To Be Decided), Dinner Roll, and Homemade Dessert.  The price will be $9.00 for adults and $5.00 for those under 12.  Home deliveries are available in the Wilton and Farmington area for $10.00 per meal. Reservations by THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16 by 5:00 pm would be most appreciated. Reservations may be made by calling Clint Coolidge

$9.00

Pump Up the Jam Dance

Farmington Elks Lodge 120 School Street, Farmington, ME

We all know by the time February rolls around, we're ready to get out and have some FUN! Here is your chance with a night of dancing through the decades! United Way is ready to dance the night away with the one and only Dreamin Big! Join us Saturday February 18th from 7pm-11pm at the Farmington Elks lodge for a 21+ night of dancing, drinks and food! Bring a dancing partner, group, friends, family and your dancing shoes to rock the night away! Get your tickets now!

$20 – $30