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.
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 Small Business Development Center at UCF: Preparing Bids and Proposals, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 11, $20; Marketing for Business Success, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 12, $30; Understanding GSA Schedules, 9-11 a.m. Feb. 18, $20; Google Solutions: Google Analytics, 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 19, $30; Business Plan Writing Made Easy, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 26, $30; all classes at Orlando Fashion Square Mall, Suite A-20. Details: sbdcorlando.com or 407-420-4850.
SCORE Orlando-Small Business Mentors: Tax Boot Camp for Small Business, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 10, $30; Offers and Promotions Best Practices, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 12, $10; Marketing Your Business, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 14, $30; The Business of Pinterest, 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 17, $30; Social Media Marketing, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 17, $30; Building Your Financial Plan, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 18, $30; Offers and Promotions Workshop II, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 19, $10; Facebook, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 24, $30; Building Your Business Plan, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 24, $30; Effectively Managing Employees (Paychex), 9-11:30 a.m. Feb. 26, $10; Funding Your Business, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 26, $30; all classes at Orlando Fashion Square Mall, 3201 E. Colonial Drive. Details: 407-420-4893.
Florida SBDC at Seminole State College of Florida, Basic QuickBooks Overview, 6 p.m. Feb. 10, free; 1055 AAA Drive, Heathrow. Details: 407-321-3495.
Florida SBDC at Seminole State College of Florida, Business Start-Up 101, 9:30-11 a.m. Feb. 10, free; Understanding the Basics of Online Marketing, 1:30-3 p.m. Feb. 17, free; all classes at Small Business Incubation Center, 1445 Dolgner Place, Sanford. Details and registration: 407-321-3495 or seminoleSBDC.org.
Small-business seminars: “Business Startup 101” which covers the fundamentals of starting a small business in Seminole County, 1:30-3 p.m. March 16, west branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 245 N. Hunt Club Blvd., Longwood, 6-7:30 p.m. April 1, north branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave., Sanford, 10-11:30 a.m. May 5, central branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 215 N. Oxford Road, Casselberry; “Business Plans 101” which covers the essentials for creating a blueprint for new business success, 1:30-3 p.m. March 23; west branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 245 N. Hunt Club Blvd., Longwood, 6-7:30 p.m. April 15; north branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave., Sanford, 10-11:30 a.m. May 19, central branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 215 N. Oxford Road, Casselberry. Presented by the Seminole County Public Library System, in a joint venture with the Florida Small Business Development Center at Seminole State College. Cost: Free. Details and registration: seminoleSBDC.org or 407-321-3495.
Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers Inc., Orlando Section Executive Committee Meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 10, Orlando Business Development Center, District 2, 3218 E. Colonial Drive, Suite G, Orlando. Cost: free. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-256-3329.
Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International, Orlando-based North Florida section, The Case for Schedule Risk Analysis, with speaker Francisco Cruz, PMA Consultants, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19, Siemens Energy Inc., Quad II Building, 11950 Corporate Blvd., Orlando. Meeting is free, optional dinners $10 with advance reservation by Feb. 18. Details and registration: nflaace.org or e-mail email@example.com.
American Association of Individual Investors, Central Florida Chapter, Rick Ferri will present “A Case for Index Fund Portfolios,” 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18, 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.
The Society for Technical Communication, Orlando Central Florida Chapter and Future Technical Communicators of UCF, 6:30 p.m. networking, 7 p.m. program Feb. 12; UCF Student Union Garden Key Room on campus at 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando. Incoming STC president Bernard Bernard Aschwanden will present “Knowing and Cashing in on Your Value.” Cost: free. Details: W.C. Wiese at 407-356-4792.
American Business Women’s Association, Four Townes Charter Chapter, 6 p.m. networking, 6:30 p.m. dinner meeting, Feb. 19, 4 B’s Diner, 173 S. U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary. Reservations: Heidi Plummer at 386-532-3055.
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.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Howard Johnson Plaza, 230 W. State Road 436, Altamonte Springs. $15 meal charge. Details: orlandonetworkexchange.net.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Mayflower Toastmasters Club, noon-1 p.m. Fridays; 1620 Mayflower Court, Winter Park; guests free; Elizabeth Brothers, 407-644-1607 or email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 at The Center, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, 946 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, free, Bob Fischer, 407-304-6891 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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/.
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