The calendar of business events in Sarasota and Manatee counties is available free of charge.
Calender of Events
Monday, Nov. 1
News from the Economic Development Corp. of Sarasota (EDC) o 7:45 a.m. The EDC will hold a breakfast meeting at the Bobcat Trail Golf and Country Club, North Port. State Rep. Nancy Detert will be the keynote speaker. Kim Simes, dealer education manager for PGT Industriesi University, will also address the group. Cost is $20 for EDC investors and $25 for others. For reservations, call (941) 955-2508, ext. 514, or send an e-mail to [email protected].
Wednesday, Nov. 3
Contractorsi State Certified License Exam Preparation Course o 6 p.m. KCC Estimating and Construction Services Inc. is offering a course for general, builder and residential contractor candidates. For more information, call (941) 966-7047.
Thursday, Nov. 4
Construction Estimating Training Course o 6 p.m. KCC Estimating and Construction Services Inc. is offering a course for commercial and residential building construction trainee-junior-regular-senior-chief estimators, quantity surveyors, subcontractors, investors, Realtors, insurance agents, owners, developers, designers, engineers, project managers and superintendents. For more information, call (941) 966-7047.
Saturday, Nov. 6
Longboat Key Lifestyles and Health Expo o 10 a.m. The Longboat Key Chamber will hold its first annual health expo. The Expo will be at the Centre Shops, Longboat Key. Free health screenings include blood pressure checks, body mass indexing, blood sugar screens (must fast from midnight on and drink only water) depression screens, anxiety and memory screens, oral cancer screens and visual acuity screens. Many other exhibitors will be present. Admission is free. For information, call (941) 387-9519.
Monday, Nov. 8
Forensic Accounting in Divorce Cases o 6 p.m. The Suncoast Chapter, Paralegal Association of Florida Inc. will hold its monthly dinner meeting at The Waterside Room. Robert L. Miller, CPA, CFP will be the keynote speaker. For information or reservations, call Carollyn Kinneer at (941) 955-5100.
Wednesday, Nov. 10
Small Claims Workshop o 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Presented by the Young Lawyers Division of the Sarasota County Bar Association, the program will provide the latest information on important procedures that people need to know when filing a small claims suit. The workshop is free and will be held at the Selby Public Library Auditorium. For more information, call (941) 366-6703.
Thursday, Nov. 11
Business Plan o 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., workshop. The Manatee Community College Small Business Development Center offers a free startup workshop for business owners or prospective owners. For more information or to register, call (941) 408-1412.
Wednesday, Nov. 17
Criminal Prosecution and Trial o 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Southwest Florida Paralegal Association Inc. holds its monthly meeting at the Sarasota Yacht Club. The keynote speaker is Craig Schaeffer, of the local state attorneyis office. For more information, contact Kim Swarts at (941) 308-5992.