Public Events for the Week of October 17, 2011
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Maine Health Workforce Forum Summit
“The State of the State’s Health Workforce: Aligning Resources to Meet Maine’s Needs”
Location: Wells Conference Center, University of Maine, Orono
The Maine Department of Labor, in coordination with the Department of Health & Human Services, is sponsoring a Health Care Workforce Summit to inform health employers, workforce stakeholders and policymakers about Maine’s health workforce needs and strategies for aligning resources and removing barriers to meeting workforce demand.
Governor LePage will deliver opening remarks at the summit.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Job Creation Workshop
Location: Southern Maine Community College, South Portland
This working session is one of three designed for business leaders to share ideas regarding job creation in Maine with the Governor, state officials and fellow business leaders to improve Maine’s economy.
This event is free to private sector businesses; pre-registration is required.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting
Location: Mount View Performing Arts Center, 577 Mount View Road, Thorndike
The Governor will visit several businesses in Waldo County during his monthly Capitol for a Day event before a town hall meeting at Mount View High School. The town hall will give the public an opportunity to ask the Governor and commissioners questions. The town hall is free and open to the public.
Friday, October 21, 2011
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Great harbor Boatworks Tour
Location: 298 Seawall Road, Ocean House Bldg 7, Southwest Harbor
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor
The Governor will meet and tour with Jackson Laboratory officials to explore economic development opportunities between the lab and State of Maine.
Saturday, October 22, 2011
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Blaine House Fundraiser
Location: The Blaine House, Augusta
With the holidays approaching the First Family would like to ensure others have food on their tables. October 22 will be the first of three open houses at the Blaine House to encourage food donations to be given to those in need. The Governor invites the public to tour the Blaine House with coffee and treats in exchange for non-perishable food items which will be donated to local homeless shelters.
The Blaine House fundraiser will be held October 22, October 29 and November 5.
Media is welcome to speak with the First Family about this community fundraiser.