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New Ventures Maine logo 05/02/17 - 05/23/17 at 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

My Money Works

This class can help you gain the skills and confidence you need to stretch your money, pay your bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals. At the end of the class you will have a plan to achieve greater financial stability. A follow-up session is scheduled to provide additional networking and support. Successful completion of this class meets one of the requirements for the Family Development Account (FDA) and Rainy Day Savings (RDS) matched savings programs.

Register online: newventuresmaine.com/schedules/my-money-works-60

For more information or to register by phone, please contact Erica Quin-Easter at 386-1664 or erica.quineaster@maine.edu.

New Ventures Maine

05/05/17 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

New Ventures Maine Offers Small Business Marketing Mini-Grants

Does your small business need money for marketing? Apply by May 5 for a grant of up to $400 from New Ventures Maine: newventuresmaine.org

New Ventures Maine‘s marketing mini-grant/pitch program strengthens access to markets for entrepreneurs by supporting the development of professional, well-planned marketing tools, materials, and activities.

Up to $400 is available to the winners of the Midcoast pitch. Eligible applicants include individual small business owners, business partners, or groups of business owners in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties or the town of Brunswick and/or Harpswell. Criteria for the contest: having 5 or fewer full-time employees, and having gross annual sales of $250,000 or less.

Recent marketing minigrant recipients in Midcoast Maine include:

Molly Perry, owner of Go Babe Boutique in Harpswell, received $400 to go towards logo redesign and marketing materials for wholesale accounts, becoming a premium vendor on projectnursery.com.   Molly’s minigrant helped her reach new markets, increasing visibility, brand awareness, and sales.

Jeff Wilbur, LCSW Counseling in Belfast received $300 for the production of brochures and promotional materials to market his new private practice to referral sources in the Belfast area.

Luci Timblim, owner of I’m Amazing, LLC in Harpswell, received $100 for Facebook advertising during the holiday season.

Applications are due by May 5 and are available online: tinyurl.com/NVMEPitchMay2017

The Pitch will be held at the Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant Street in Brunswick on Thursday May 11, 1-4pm.

FMI or for a paper application, please contact Jenn Dobransky jenn.dobransky@maine.edu or 386-1664.

New Ventures Maine helps Maine people find success in their jobs, businesses and communities through tuition free classes and workshops, on-site and online, and one-on-one coaching in four program areas: Build a Career, Start a Business, Manage your Money, Become a Leader.

New Ventures Maine is administered by the University of Maine at Augusta and operates out of 10 offices statewide. For more information and to find classes: newventuresmaine.org.

05/05/17 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kids Tennis at Maine Pines

Junior Kids Tennis is a fast growing lifetime sport! Have your kids join us at Maine Pines on the court for fun games and drills as they learn to play tennis.

Preschool kids meet Thurs from 11:45-12:30, kids ages 4-7 meet on Mon and/or Wed from 4-5, kids ages 8-11 meet on Mon and/or Wed from 5-6.

Middle School kids meet on T/Th/Fri from 4-5 pmball-boy-girl

High School kids meet on T/Th/Fri from 3-4.

Costs vary based on program, but ranges from $40-$69/month. We also offer Saturday Jr. Tennis for kids ages 11-18 and Learn to Rally Saturday tennis for kids ages 4-11.

FMI email ag4tennis@yahoo.com, or call 729-8433. We hope to see your kids on the courts!

05/05/17 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Film Fridays with MSMT: Guys and Dolls

In preparation for their 2017 summer season at the Pickard Theatre, Maine State Music Theatre will host its first Film Friday May 5 at Brunswick’s Curtis Memorial Library. Featuring the second show of it’s main stage season, the 1955 version of Guys and Dolls will be screened at 6 PM and take place in the Morrell Meeting Room.

The 1955 movie of the Abe-Burrows/Jo Swerling/Frank Loesser musical based on tales by Damon Runyan, Guys and Dolls, features Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons, Vivian Blaine, Stubby Kaye, and Sheldon Leonard in an engaging story about high stakes gambling, romance, and redemption, all set in the underworld of 1930s New York. The unforgettable score includes songs like “Miss Adelaide’s Lament,” “Luck Be a Lady Tonight,” “Sit Down, You’re Rockin the Boat,” “If I Were a Bell,” and “Take Back Your Mink.”

The showing will be followed by a talk-back with Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark, who will discuss how the film compares to the stage version. Film Fridays are free and open to the public.

For more information on these programs please call the MSMT box office at (207) 725-8769.

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