This week, attend workshops and sessions for consumers, condo residents and small business owners. Visit southflorida.com/submit 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.
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. wpbcitylibrary.org. 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
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. kbrlegal.com. 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. kravis.org. $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. flwbc.org. Free.
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. fauf.fau.edu.
West Boca Toastmasters:7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 27. Olympic Heights High School,
20101 Lyons Road, Boca Raton.
561-716-6816. westbocatoastmasters.org 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.
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. view.mdcmessaging.mdc.edu. 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. patriotplacements.org. Free.
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-coopercity.org.
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.
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. cpbchamber.com
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.
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. oneclub.org. Free.