The Penobscot Bay Chapter of Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Association will hold its fall dinner meeting Tuesday, Oct. 27, at Thomaston Café & Bakery, 154 Main St., at the corner of Knox and Main streets. Social time starts at 17:30, dinner at 18:15, followed by a brief business meeting and the guest speaker’s presentation.

Capt. Tim Leach from Maine Maritime Academy Career Services will give an overview of the current job market and placement for recent graduates. Leach has more than 30 years' experience working at MMA as an adjunct faculty member. He has taught classes for the engineering department, including diesel technology, and engineering systems and design; and for the marine transportation department, including ship handling, workboat operations, and tug and barge operations. He also played an integral role in developing the nation’s first tug/barge training program.

All MMA graduates are welcome to attend and to bring a guest. Reservations are required by Oct. 21. To make a reservation and specify a menu choice, contact Chapter Secretary Lindsey Pinkham at 380-4661 or