Leadership Circle Luncheon

This annual fall affair, initiated four years ago to thank WWC’s generous supporters, has bloomed larger each year.  At each luncheon, graduate speakers share their thoughts on the part WWC has played in their lives.  This year’s focus was our Career Development program area. Pictured clockwise from top right are: President of UMA Allyson Handley with WWC graduate Karen Garland-Kidder; WWC Advisory Council member Deirdre Wadsworth; WWC staff Janet Smith …

Meet Peanut Saturday at the Heywood Kennel Open House – Augusta

“Peanut” was a shy little Alaskan husky when WWC graduates Lindy Howe and Kevin Quist first brought him home to Heywood Kennel Sled Dog Adventures. As the business of Heywood Kennel flourished, so did the little sled dog. He became the main leader for Heywood Kennel’s team in the Can Am 60 International Sled Dog Race in Fort Kent, Maine, leading the team over the finish line in front of …

Congratulations to our emerging ‘new ventures’  on their graduation!

Congratulations to our emerging ‘new ventures’ on their graduation!

Twelve weeks, 60 hours  of class time that included: market research, guest speakers from professionals in marketing, accounting, business law, and financing, peer support, class presentations, all of which resulted in written business plans designed to make their businesses a reality. Retail, service businesses for the elderly, home inspections, high end art projects and products are among the businesses represented in the Spring 2012 New Ventures graduating class in Bangor. …

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Mature Worker Event – Practical Options in a Changing Workforce

The economy has changed!  New careers and occupations are being created that will impact what you may be doing for work.  Are you 50+ and interested in learning about these changes? Attend this event to explore practical options that can assist you in making your decisions. Learn what community agencies and educational services are available to you as you move forward in your work search and more. Offered by WWC, …