Events

October

10/1/20

Maine Development Foundation: Engaging in the Economic Recovery Plan

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Panel discussion with key members of the Governor’s Economic Recovery Committee on the Committee’s recommendations, implementation and ways MDF leadership alumni can engage in meaningful ways. The discussion will be followed by action-oriented breakout room sessions on how to engage in key sectors including Hospitality, Education & Workforce, Infrastructure, Innovation, Healthcare/Nonprofits/Childcare & Support Services, and Manufacturing & Natural Resource-Based Industries.

10/16/20 to 11/15/20

Masters & Apprentices: Work from Maine’s 2020 Craft Apprentice Program

  • Time: All Day
  • More Information: Website

The Maine Craft Association’s Craft Apprentice Program, developed and offered in partnership with the Maine Arts Commission, provides Maine-based master craft artists and apprentices the opportunity to learn, create and connect. New work created during the apprenticeship period is on view in the windows of Maine Craft Portland (521 Congress Street, Portland) from October 16 – November 15, 2020. The Exhibition can be viewed from inside or outside, day or night!

10/18/20

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

  • Time: All Day

COVID-19 is putting a lot at risk right now, including the fight against breast cancer. But, this fight can’t be cancelled or postponed. Sign up for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer and help the American Cancer Society save lives. Events are based across Maine in Cape Elizabeth, Brunswick and Damariscotta. Join the movement and register for your local event at MakingStridesWalk.org.

http://MakingStridesWalk.org

November

11/5/20

Maine Development Foundation: OK Boomer/Back Off Zoomer and Everyone in Between–Best Practices for Leading Across Generations.

  • Time: All Day

Panel discussion on grappling with a workforce that spans four generations: Baby Boomers, Gen X, Gen Y (Millennials), and Gen Z. What are the best practices for understanding differing mindsets, work styles, and communication styles of workers born in different eras so your team functions well as a unit? We will hear from leaders doing this work every day, and offer workshop-style training during breakout sessions that you can apply in your organization.

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