Squeezing in some last-minute business networking before the Thanksgiving break provides an opportunity for some close, face-to-face conversation,and learning and sharing of resources. Visit SunSentinel.com/BusinessCalendar to submit and view your business events.
This week Nov. 19
Chit Chat, Chew & Collaborate, 7 p.m., Sweet Spot Desserts, 1021 N. State Road 7, Margate. Conversation with Teana McDonald, of 3E Connections, who will provide tips and information on how to simplify your marketing efforts, personally and professionally. Presented by GIRLfessionals. $20. RSVP 675-3545. girlfessionalsnetwork[email protected]
Nomination Deadline: 2-1-1 deadline for nominations for its annual awards program 211-broward.org/non-profit-awards.
Workplace Harassment and Legalized Marijuana — Today’s New Normal, 4:30 p.m., Embassy Suites West Palm Beach, 1601 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach. Premeeting workshop hosted by the Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County featuring Eric Gordon, Chair, Labor & Employment Practice Group, Akerman LLP. Networking and dinner meeting. bit.ly/2qLBs1G
Looking ahead Nov. 26
Women in Transportation, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., FDOT District 4, 3400 W. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. The South Florida chapter hosts guest speaker and discussion on the topic: Improving Transportation: Crime Prevention through Environmental Design. conta.cc/2q3aMcg.
Writing a Business Plan for Success , 10 a.m., Office Depot, 101a, South State Road 7, Wellington. A step-by-step two-hour SCORE Palm Beach workshop that arms each participant with the fundamentals on how to write an effective and winning business plan. $25. nasbaregistry.org.
Basics of Non Profit Fundraising ,6 p.m., Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Ave., Carl de Santis Building, Room
2064, Davie. SCORE Broward workshop topics: Creative fundraising strategies, funder research, grant-writing.
Thinking Outside of the Box, 6 p.m., Keiser University, 1500 NW 49th St., Spectrum Building, Fort Lauderdale. Twelve steps to a successful marketing strategy. SCORE Broward workshop. conta.cc/2PJMory 954-356-7263.
Fair Housing, 6:30 p.m., Kaye Bender Rembaum, 1200 Park Central Blvd. South, Pompano Beach. The course fulfills a state requirement that board members be certified. This class offers one OPP or ELE credit. Free. 954-928-0680.
Nomination Deadline: JM Family’s call for nominations for its 2019 African-American Achievers Awards. africanamericanachievers.com/nominate 866-516-2497.
Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County, 7:30 a.m., Lynn University, Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, 3601 N Military Trail, Boca Raton. Guest speaker is Kevin England, Ph.D., associate professor, College of Business and Management. bit.ly/2K1HGmP
CodeMIA Code Academy Workshop,
8:30 a.m., Doral Chamber of Commerce,
2900 NW 112th Ave., Unit 1, Suite 15, Doral. Whether you are a professional looking to change careers or a techie looking for additional skills, this is the workshop for you. The workshop is the first step of learning how to code. Hosted by the Doral Chamber of Commerce. Free. conta.cc/2z5jmMn
Next month Dec. 6
Holiday mixer, 6 p.m., Duffy’s Culinary Arts Studio, 1100 Barnett Drive #38, Lake Worth. Palm Beach chapter of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association celebrates the year with a holiday networking with hospitality professionals. bit.ly/2PZDaHC
Better Investing Southeast Florida chapter, 9:30 a.m., Jim Ward Community Center, 3012 NW 46th Ave., Plantation. Volunteers teach individuals how to select stocks in growing corporations. The chapter meets on the second Saturday of each month from September through April. Session includes company reviews and discussion to help individuals explore companies on their own. Q&A follows. BIsouthflorida.org or 888-901-0154.
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