The Plan­ner

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sunday) - - People On The Move - By Cindy Kent [email protected]­, 954-356-4662 or Twit­ter @mind­ingy­our­biz

This week, at­tend work­shops and ses­sions for con­sumers, condo res­i­dents and small busi­ness own­ers. Visit south­­mit events to view and to sub­mit, your busi­ness events.

This Week Feb. 24

Let’s Plan Bridal & Wed­ding Ex­trav­a­ganza: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Feb. 24. Let’s Plan con­nect, ed­u­cate and in­spires. Cou­ples will learn tips to make ed­u­cated buy­ing de­ci­sions Sun­rise Civic Cen­ter Grand Ball­room, 10610 W. Oak­land Park Blvd, Sun­rise.

954-261-2036. let­s­plan­con­fer­


Feb. 25

Lunch and Learn: Busi­ness News You Can Use: noon-1 p.m., Feb. 25. Join Mark Schein­baum, Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor at Shear­son Fi­nan­cial Ser­vices and ad­junct pro­fes­sor of In­ter­na­tional Re­la­tions at Florida In­ter­na­tional Man­del Pub­lic Li­brary of West Palm Beach, 411 Clema­tis St, West Palm Beach. 561-868-7701. wp­bc­ityli­ Free.

Pitch Night 6:30-8:30 p.m., Feb. 25. Florida In­ter­na­tional Univer­sity, Startup FIU, 11200 SW Eighth St., MARC third floor, Mi­ami. Com­pe­ti­tion will fea­ture par­tic­i­pants who are show­cas­ing their in­no­va­tions for the op­por­tu­nity to be fast­tracked to the 2019 eMerge Amer­i­cas Startup Show­case, which will be held on April 29-30. Felice Gorordo, CEO of eMerge Amer­i­cas, Melissa Me­d­ina, Pres­i­dent of eMerge Amer­i­cas, and Diane Vi­doni, COO of eMerge Amer­i­cas will be judges. Open to the pub­lic

Feb. 26

Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­a­tion “Ask the At­tor­neys” Sem­i­nar: 6:45-8:30 p.m., Feb. 26. ArtServe, 1350 E. Sun­rise Blvd, Fort Laud­erdale. 954-776-1999, ext. 242. kbr­le­ Free.

Palm Beach: Mur­der, May­hem and Mad­off: 11 a.m.; 1:30 p.m. Feb. 26. Palm Beach na­tive, trial lawyer and mas­ter sto­ry­teller Bill Bone com­bines his in­side knowl­edge of the le­gal sys­tem with his years of per­sonal Kravis Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts, 701 Okee­chobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. 561-832-7469. $25.

Small Busi­ness Work­shops and Coun­sel­ing: 12:30-2:30 p.m., Feb. 26. Mar­gate Cather­ine Young Li­brary, 5810 Park Drive, Mar­gate. Florida Women’s Busi­ness Cen­ter is of­fer­ing free work­shops and coun­sel­ing on how to start and grow a small busi­ness.561-265-3790 Ext 111. Free.

Feb. 27

An­nual Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Din­ner Hon­or­ing Holo­caust Ed­u­ca­tors: 6-9 p.m., Feb.

27. The Cen­ter for Holo­caust and Hu­man Rights Ed­u­ca­tion cel­e­brates the work of

K-12 teach­ers and hon­ors Holo­caust Ed­u­ca­tors. Boca Lago Coun­try Club, 8665 Juego Way, Boca Ra­ton. 561-297-2929.

West Boca Toast­mas­ters:7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 27. Olympic Heights High School,

20101 Lyons Road, Boca Ra­ton.

561-716-6816. west­bo­ca­toast­mas­ Board cer­ti­fi­ca­tion for con­do­mini­ums, co­op­er­a­tives and home­own­ers’ as­so­ci­a­tions: 1-3 p.m., Feb. 27. Hol­ly­wood Beach Cul­ture and Com­mu­nity Cen­ter,

1301 S. Ocean Drive, Hol­ly­wood.

954-486-7774. Free.

MDC’s Mike Fer­nan­dez Global Busi­ness Lead­er­ship Se­ries Western Union’s Odilon Almeida 9:30 a.m., Feb. 27. Mi­ami Dade Col­lege The Idea Cen­ter, 315 NE Sec­ond Ave., Build­ing 8, fifth floor, Room

8503, Mi­ami. 305-237-3960.­cmes­sag­ Free.

Re­sume Writ­ing & Ca­reer Class:

12:30-2 p.m., Feb. 27. Learn tips about on­line re­sume writ­ing and for­mat­ting. Free re­sume cri­tiquing. Cover let­ter tips. West Re­gional Li­brary, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plan­ta­tion. 954-765-1577. Free.

Vet­eran Job & Re­source Expo: 4-7 p.m., Feb. 27. Pa­triot Place­ments, a non­profit that of­fers em­ploy­ment sup­port and ser­vices to our na­tion’s vet­er­ans, is host­ing a Vet­eran Job and Re­source Keiser Univer­sity, 1500 NW 49th St., Fort Laud­erdale.

954-947-1940. pa­tri­ot­place­ Free.

Feb. 28

After Hours: 6-8 p.m., Feb. 28. B.C. Cafe, 4801 S. Univer­sity Drive, Davie.

954-732-6305. Davie-Cooper City Cham­ber of Com­merce. davie-coop­


Frank Con­tem­po­raries: 6-8 p.m., Feb.

28. Pop-up ex­hi­bi­tion and meet-up for emerg­ing cre­ative arts pro­fes­sion­als to net­work and fos­ter con­nec­tions. The Frank, 601 City Cen­ter Way, Pem­broke Pines. 954-392-2120. Free.

How to Win $300K in Fed­eral Con­tracts: 6-8 p.m., Feb. 28. Ev­ery fed­eral con­tract $150,000 or less is set aside for small busi­nesses. Yet last year, small busi­nesses only re­ceived 12 per­cent of these con­tracts. Why? Keiser Univer­sity, 2085 Vista Park­way, Room 105, West Palm Beach. 561-833-1672. $25-$30.

Pub­lic Speak­ing In­sider Se­crets Re­vealed 5:30-7 p.m., Feb. 28. Delite­ful Kitchen, 2401 SE Ocean Blvd., Stu­art.

561-498-8919. $10-$20.

March 1

Women of Worth Awards Lun­cheon,

11 a.m., March 1, Eau Palm Beach Re­sort and Spa. Pre­sented by the Cen­tral Palm Beach County Cham­ber of Com­merce Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion. cp­bcham­


FAU Fron­tiers in Sci­ence Pub­lic Lec­ture Se­ries: 3:30-5 p.m., March 1 “How to Keep Your Genome Se­cret” pre­sented by Prin­ci­pal Re­searcher and Florida At­lantic Univer­sity Gen­eral Class­room North, room

102, 777 Glades Road, Boca Ra­ton.

561-297-3254. Free.

In­terns & Cre­atives: 6-8:30 p.m., March 1. Learn from and speak to three top-level cre­atives in South Florida. Mi­ami Ad School, 571 NW 28th St,, Mi­ami.

305-762-9895. Free.

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