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The calendar of business events in Sarasota and Manatee counties is available free of charge.

Calendar of events

ents in Sarasota/Manatee counties can be sent to [email protected].

Tuesday, Oct. 5

5:30 p.m., monthly meeting, Hurricane Charley - Lessons in Details. Presented by the Construction Specifications Institute Suncoast Chapter. The meeting will cover how building structures were impacted by "Charley," and what details during design and construction worked and didn't work to prevent damage. The speaker will be Brain Stirling of Stirling & Wilbur Engineering Group. The meeting will be held at Par Four The Course in Lakewood Ranch. Cost is $15. For more information, call Tammy Overgaard at (941) 359-2479.

Thursday, Oct. 7

11:30 a.m., luncheon, When Mother Nature Blows Her Cool. Presented by the Sarasota Tiger Bay Club. Five experts in dealing with emergency situations due to hurricanes will speak at Michael's On East. Cost is $18 for members and if there's room, $23 for non-members. For reservations, call (941) 955-5865.

Wednesday, Oct. 13

8:30 a.m., meeting, Board of Employee Leasing Cos. The Board of Employee Leasing Cos. holds a general business meeting followed by a probable cause panel meeting at the Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport. For more information, call Krista Woodard at (850) 487-1395.

5:30-7:30 p.m., public workshop, The Long Range Transportation Plan 2030 Update. Hosted by the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization, the workshop at the Sarasota County Operations Center will look at ideas from the community about where roads, sidewalks, transit and other improvements are needed to make getting around easier. Activities include mapping exercises, identifying priority transportation and reviewing potential goals. Visit www.sarasota-manateeMPO.org/LRTP/.

Thursday, Oct. 14

11:30-1:00 a.m., luncheon, Stan Cann, District One Secretary Florida Department of Transportation. Luncheon will be held at the Holiday Inn Airport & Marina, Sarasota, and is $20 for Manatee Chamber members and $30 for non-members.

Thursday, Oct. 28

5:30-7:30 p.m., public workshop, The Long Range Transportation Plan 2030 Update. Hosted by the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization, the workshop at the Manatee Central Library will look at ideas from the community about where roads, sidewalks, transit and other improvements are needed to make getting around easier. Activities include mapping exercises, identifying priority transportation and reviewing potential goals. Visit www.sarasota-manateeMPO.org/LRTP/.

Thursday, Nov. 4

6:00 p.m., monthly dinner, How the Guardian Ad Litem Program Works. Presented by the Sarasota-Manatee Association of Legal Support Specialists. For reservations, call Lisa Folis at (941) 366-4800, extension 3777.

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