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ACE Monthly Meeting - September 15, 2017

  • September 15, 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Rd, Falmouth


  • Member Pricing when paid in advance
  • Pay now for the next consecutive 6 months and you do not have to remember to register again for 6 months!
  • 12 consecutive meetings for the price of 11! Plus the bonus of not having to register again for a year!
  • Maine Career Development Associates or Institute for Family Owned Business members can register at ACE member pre-registration pricing ($22). As a 'walk-in' the price for entry is $28.00
  • Non-member pricing

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How to Get Gigs & Influence People

Our September 15 program will be an all-ACE event, with two of our writing experts facilitating an interactive exploration of the written word as we need it and use it. The main feature will be solutions to our common challenges and practical ideas from people just like you – except maybe they know how to write without the investment of excessive blood, sweat & tears.  

ACE members Jim Milliken and Dave Griffiths regularly provide training and consultation in the various writing forms of the business and professional worlds. They will make that knowledge available in a lecture-free discussion based on issues and opportunities raised by ACE members. This free-form Q&A program will occupy the time slots usually devoted to a presentation and a member-led Round Table.

These two people have written frequently for many years, and they assist less-frequent writers for a living. For the price of admission to the September ACE meeting, you’ll get that benefit – and the best bacon around.

Join us!  

Our Presenters:

Dave Griffiths, Dave Griffiths Communications 

Dave Griffiths Communications, a veteran-owned small business, offers writing training, presentation skills training and media relations training, to include crisis communications as well as outreach skills. He is also a freelance writer, freelance editor and ghost writer.

Jim Milliken, Jim Milliken Consulting

Jim Milliken is an author, blogger, speaker and reformed newspaper editor who presents interactive training and consultation in how to write. His audiences are professionals and business people who want to get the word out with minimal blood, sweat & tears. 


This free-form Q&A program will occupy the time slots usually devoted to a presentation and a member-led Round Table.

The Facts...


The ACE regular meeting has networking, a buffet breakfast and a speaker. Guests are welcome.

Registrations (and registration cancellations) are required by September 12th, 2017. If you want to be included on the registration list at the meeting then you need to register by the due date.

You can pay online by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover) or mail a check to:

110 Marginal Way #142
Portland ME 04101

If you are mailing a check, please register here so the system can track the registrants for us. Thanks!

If you find you can't attend, please notify us by September 12th. After that date, we cannot refund or push forward.

Members: the $22 fee only works if you pay in advance. At the door, it is $28.

Cancellation - the meeting will be cancelled if Portland Schools are cancelled.

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