Personal finance classes to begin in Presque Isle

Posted Oct. 26, 2011, at 4:40 p.m.

PRESQUE ISLE — Women, Work and Community will offer a two-session class on personal financial fitness from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 2 and 9, at Northern Maine Community College.

The class, “Credit Yourself: The Ways to Financial Fitness,” will help participants learn how to read a credit report, understand their credit score, keep current with shifts in the credit card and lending industry, and gain control of their finances.

The classes are sponsored by KeyBank. This is no cost but preregistration is required. For information or to register, call 764-0050 or email erica.quineaster@maine.edu.

UMFK business breakfast to focus on air service

FORT KENT — The University of Maine at Fort Kent will hold a business breakfast, “The Future of Air Service in Northern Maine,” for the St. John Valley community at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in Nowland Hall on the campus.

Tickets for the breakfast are $10 per person and must be reserved by Thursday, Nov. 3.

Scott Wardwell, airport director at Northern Maine Regional Airport in Presque Isle, will be the guest speaker. Wardwell’s presentation will focus on the challenges of and opportunities for providing local airline service.

For information or to reserve tickets, call 834-7557.

Mainebiz 2011 Next list honorees to be celebrated

FREEPORT — Mainebiz will host a reception to recognize 10 men and women named to the eighth annual Mainebiz Next list from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the Harraseeket Inn.

The reception is open to the public. Registration is $40 per person and includes complimentary food and beverages and a cash bar.

For information about Mainebiz or to register for the reception, visit www.mainebiz.biz/event/next.

E-book collection now compatible with e-readers at Caribou Public Library

CARIBOU — The Caribou Public Library has announced that its e-book collection is now compatible with Kindle users. Diane Dubois said users have access to more than 1,400 books.

The process to download e-books can be done through the library’s website at www.caribou-public.lib.me.us.

For information, call 493-4214.

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