The Midcoast Chapter of the Maine Women’s Network invites members, guests and the general public to its next meeting on Wednesday, March 3 at the Haven Event Center on Route 90 in Rockport. Each meeting provides networking opportunities for members to market themselves and their businesses, as well as to make personal contacts.

The presentation for the Maine Women’s Network Amazing Women Among Us series will feature Noreen Norton from Weatherization Wizards. The speakers share their stories, anecdotes and tales of characters that have assisted them in their professional lives, the passion that has shaped their careers, and what they’ve learned along the way.

Norton is co-owner and president of Weatherization Wizards Inc., a fast-growing startup company working statewide to provide quality installation of energy-saving measures in homes and businesses. She is working to institute standards for weatherization that will establish the field as a profession and protect homeowners who invest in energy-saving measures. Norton is also the director of operations and marketing for nbbr Inc. a general contracting and construction management company that specializes in building restoration. She is an economic development consultant with Eaton Peabody Consulting Group where she utilizes her 20-plus years of economic development experience with a strong focus on tax increment financing, downtown development and economic strategic planning. Her expertise is also sought regarding organizational structuring, group facilitation, tax impact analysis, marketing and business management. Norton holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Maine.

Norton serves on the Maine Downtown Center Advisory Council, and is a member of the Advocacy Committee of the Lewiston-Auburn Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Council of Maine. She has served on the Augusta Development Commission where she chaired the Downtown Committee. She served as director of the Capital Riverfront Improvement District and was the city of Gardiner’s first economic and community development director. Her marketing experience includes working for the Maine Bond Bank where she developed new service offerings, such as Maine PowerOptions, and improved service delivery based on customer satisfaction research. Her early experience in marketing includes designing survey instruments, facilitating focus groups, and teaching sales and marketing.

The cost, which includes a full buffet and dessert, time for networking and the presentation, is $20 for members, $25 for guests of members and $28 for non-members. Non-members are always welcome. Members are encouraged to register their guests in advance for the member guest rate. Online pre-registration for members, guests and non-members is required by Feb. 24. To register, visit mainewomensnetwork.com. The meeting is sponsored by member Amanda Roberson-Austin of 2A Architects in Rockport.