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08/25: Business events

Chamber

East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801.

West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels Road, Winter Garden; 8-9 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, TooJay's, 10185 W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee; 8-9:30 a.m. second and fourth Fridays, Pammie's Sammies, 5907 Turkey Lake Road, #100, Orlando. Details: http://www.wochamber.com or 407-656-1304.

Education

Senior Education Foundation: Reverse Mortgage Seminar for homeowners 62 plus, 11 a.m., Fridays, Marks Street Senior Center, 99 E. Marks St., Orlando, free. Details: 407-694-8650.

Florida SBDC at UCF, Social Media, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 26, $20; Subcontracting and Teaming, 9-11 a.m. Aug. 27, $20; Business Plan Writing Made Easy, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 28, $30; Bids and Proposals, 9-11 a.m. Sept. 3, $20; Legal Basics, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 3, $30; Start up Basics, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 4, free; GSA and Multiple Award Schedules, 9-11 a.m. Sept. 10, $20; Financing Basics, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 16, $30; E-Marketing and Social Media Strategies for Growing Business, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 18, $45 for Orange County/$75 all others; Bookkeeping and Taxes Basics, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 24, $30; Thursday, September 25th: Business Plan Writing Made Easy, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 25, $30, $60 with software; all classes at Orlando Fashion Square Mall, Suite A-20. Details: sbdcorlando.com or 407-420-4850.

SCORE Orlando-Small Business Mentors: Legal Basics, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 3, $30; You, Your Business Idea, How SCORE Can Help, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 6 or 6-9 p.m. Sept. 9, $30; Starting Your New Business, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 13 or 6-9 p.m. Sept. 16, $30; Marketing Your Business, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 18, $30; all classes at Orlando Fashion Square Mall, 3201 E. Colonial Drive. Details: 407-420-4893.

SCORE Daytona Beach, Legal/Insurance Requirements for Your Business, 6-8 p.m. sept. 3, free; How to Use Video Marketing to Increase Sales, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 16, free; Planning For Success - Having a Business Plan, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 25, free; Daytona State College, 1200 Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Details: score87.org or 386-255-6889.

Florida SBDC at Seminole State College of Florida, Building the Ultimate Business Plan, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Aug. 27, $25; all classes at Small Business Incubation Center, 1445 Dolgner Place, Sanford. Details: 407-321-3495 or seminoleSBDC.org.

Employment

Options! Free Employment Assistance for Eligible Adults, monthly meetings, screening and appointment, 407-622-6835, optionsfl.org.

Finance

American Association of Individual Investors, Central Florida Chapter, Frank Dasse will discuss: The World's Economic Status and Its Impact on Investments, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, University Club of Winter Park, 841 N. Park Ave., Winter Park; $5 AAII members, $7 nonmembers in advance, $10 at the door for everyone. Details: aaii.com or call 407-644-1607.

Health care

National Association of Social Workers, Lake/Sumter Unit, 4:30-6:30 p.m. today, Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Leesburg. Cost: free to NASW members. Details: 1-800-352-6279 or naswfl@naswfl.org.

Networking

50PlusFYI Resource Network, Grow Your Business networking meeting for agencies and businesses serving older adults of Central Florida, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., third Friday of the month, Oakmonte Village, 1001 Royal Gardens Circle, Lake Mary. Details: 407-265-0534 or ReachUs@50PlusFYI.org.

Orlando Network Exchange, 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Seasons 52, 463 E. Altamonte Dr., Altamonte Springs.

Central Florida Business Forum, Business to Business Referral Network, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesdays, cfbf.net.

Dr. Phillips Connections, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. every 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month; O'Charleys, 8081 Turkey Lake Road. Cost: free. Details: 407-758-3809.

Restaurant Sales Vendor Professionals, bi-monthly meetings 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, rsvp@cfl.rr.com or 407-403-4455 for dates and locations.

Connections Groups, Motivational Mondays Leads Group, 6-7:30 p.m. first Monday of the month, Altamonte Springs Hilton Hotel, 350 Northlake Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 321-229-4413 or ts@connectionsgroups.com.

Orlando Business Referral Network, 7 a.m. Thursdays, Panera Bread, Sand Lake Road, 1117 Florida Mall Ave., Orlando; 407-758-4382 or brnorlando.org.

Public speaking

Apopka Foliage Toastmaster's Club 840, 7 p.m. Mondays; Apopka Chamber of Commerce Building, 180 E. Main St.; guests free; 407-296-4119.

Are You Talking to Me Club 171658, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Renaissance Center, 3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail, guests free, 407-442-6040 or psmith15wkz@gmail.com.

Articulators Toastmasters Club 6193, 7:30 a.m. Thursdays; Mimi's Cafe, 525 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs; guests free; Michelle Dettlaff 407-491-5214.

Casselberry Orators Toastmasters Club 8945, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Century Link Building, 3rd floor, 850 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs; guests free; 407-491-5214.updated 7/20/12 JR

Central Florida Facilitators Toastmasters 9958, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Horizon Bay, 217 Boston Ave., Altamonte Springs; guests free. Details: Steven Morgan, 407-990-1133, centralfloridafacilitators.org.

Conquerors Toastmasters, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Doc's Streetside Grille, 1315 S. Orange Ave. third floor, Orlando, 407-261-9002.

Downtown Toastmasters, 7:30-8:45 a.m. Wednesdays; UCF Executive Development Center, 36 W. Pine St., Orlando; guests free; downtowntoastmasters.com.

Electric Toasters Toastmaster's Club, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Siemens main entrance, 4400 Alafaya Trail, Orlando; guests free; 407-736-7009 or electrictm.freetoasthost.com.

Lake Mary Toastmasters, 7:15-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Panera Bread, 1210 S. International Parkway, Lake Mary, guests free; lakemarytoastmasters.org/ or 407-431-0185.

Let's Talk Toastmasters Club 4413, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Center for Spiritual Living Church, 709 Edgewater Drive, Orlando, guests free, 407-872-8501 or hajoseph@att.net.

Mayflower Toastmasters Club, noon-1 p.m. Fridays; 1620 Mayflower Court, Winter Park; guests free; Elizabeth Brothers, 407-644-1607 or maytoast@earthlink.net.

OMNI Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, AAA Corporate Headquarters, 1st floor (follow signs), AAA Blvd., Heathrow, omni.freetoasthost.org.

Orlando Toastmasters Club 28, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; Herndon Branch Library, 4324 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando; guests free; 321-245-8505 or cezalien_eddy@gmail.com.

Oviedo Toastmasters Club 3179, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; International House of Pancakes, 17 Alafaya Woods, Blvd., Oviedo; guests free; 407-718-4647 or oviedo.toastmasters.us.

Post Toasters Toastmasters Club 7559, noon-1 p.m., first and third Tuesdays; Atkins Building, 482 S. Keller Road, Orlando; guests free; 407-806-4442 or vpm-7559@toastmastersclubs.org.

Text Talkers Toastmaster, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, St. Mark AME Church Life Center, 1968 Bruton Blvd., Orlando, guests free, Coach@JamesBondsPLC.com.

Toastmasters Uptown Club 6304, noon-1 p.m. second, fourth Tuesdays; Amherst Building, 3203 Lawton Road, Orlando; guests free, Club6304@gmail.com or 407-900-9919.

Trailblazers Toastmasters, 7:30-8:30 a.m. the first, third, fifth Wednesdays; IHOP, 11571 University Blvd., Orlando; guests free, trailblazers.toastmastersclubs.org/ or contact trailblazerstoast@gmail.com.

Turnpike Toasters, noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Turnpike Headquarters Building 5315, Turkey Lake Service Plaza, MM 263, Florida's Turnpike; guests free; 407-264-3335.

Voices of Opportunity Toastmasters, 6:15 p.m. Mondays, Cork and Olive, 4247 W. Lake Mary Blvd., Lake Mary, 407-323-0555 or 407-927-1031.

Westwood Toastmasters Club 5854, 12:05 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays; 6649 Westwood Blvd., Orlando; 407-352-4103 or 407-496-7492.

Winter Park Toastmaster's Club, 7:30 a.m. Fridays, Calvary Assembly of God, 1199 Clay St., Winter Park; 3674.toastmastersclubs.org/.

Note: Free events may include a meal charge, and some events require prior registration. Submit upcoming meetings, seminars and activities of nonprofit, business-related organizations and clubs only (proof of nonprofit status required) online at orlandosentinel.com/businessevents or e-mail them to businessevents@orlandosentinel.com. Send at least two weeks prior to the event and include time, date, complete address, cost and contact phone number.

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