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, Windermere Country Club, 2710 Butler Bay Drive North, Windermere; 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.
Central Florida Chapter Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., Construction Legal Educational Series on construction bonds covering what bond rights may be available and how to preserve and protect your rights under current Florida law, 9-10 a.m. April 21, ABC office, 651 Danville Drive, Suite 200, Orlando. Cost: $39 for CFC ABC members; $49 for nonmembers. Details and registration: RSVP@abccentralflorida.org.
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: Marketing for Business Success, 6-9 p.m. April 23, $30; Insurance Essentials: Managing Your Risk, 6-8 p.m. April 28, $20; Preparing Bids and Proposals 9-11 a.m. April 29, $20; Mobile Marketing and Social Media Strategies, 9 a.m.-noon April 30, $30; all classes at Orlando Fashion Square Mall, Suite A-20. Details: sbdcorlando.com or 407-420-4850.
SCORE Orlando-Small Business Mentors: Building Your Business Plan, 6-9 p.m. April 23, $30; Effectively Managing Your Business with QuickBooks, 6-9 p.m. April 23, $30; Insurance Essentials, 6-8 p.m. April 28, $20; Funding Your Business, 6-9 p.m. April 30, $30; all classes at Orlando Fashion Square Mall, 3201 E. Colonial Drive. Details: 407-420-4893.
Florida SBDC at Seminole State College of Florida, Business Startup Basics: Where Do I Start?, 9:30-11 a.m. April. 20, free; Business Plans 101, 9:30-11 a.m. April. 27, free; Understanding the Basics of Online Marketing, 9:30-11 a.m. May. 6, free; Business Startup Basics: Where do I Start?, 9:30-11 a.m.May. 12, free; Business Plans 101, 9:30-11 a.m. May. 18, 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, 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, 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.
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, Mitchell’s Fish Market Restaurant (Winter Park Village), 460 N. Orlando Ave., Suite 122, Winter Park. $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.
Mindfulness for the Business Mind, business professionals dedicated to learning practices to reduce stress and to increase productivity and satisfaction in the workplace, 8-9 a.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month, Orlando City Hall, Agenda Room, second floor. Details: Pam Johnson, 407-578-9115.
Restaurant Sales Vendor Professionals, bi-monthly meetings 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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.
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.
Florida Hospital Toastmasters Club, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Adventist University of Health Science. 671 Winyah Drive, Orlando, Room 249; free for guests; Allie at 407-303-3601.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
OMNI Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, AAA Corporate Headquarters, 1st floor (follow signs), AAA Blvd., Heathrow, omni.freetoasthost.org.
Orators Toastmasters of Altamonte Springs, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, City College, 177 Montgomery Road, second floor, room 201, Altamonte Springs, 8945.toastmastersclubs.org, 404-202-1890.
Orlando Toastmasters Club 28, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; Herndon Branch Library, 4324 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando; guests free; 321-245-8505 or email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.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 at The Center, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, 946 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, free, Bob Fischer, 407-304-6891 or email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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/.
Recycling workshop for small businesses, 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m. April 23, Second Harvest Food Bank meeting facility, 411 Mercy Drive, Orlando. Presented by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in association with the Southern Waste Information eXchange Inc. Participants will learn how to start or improve a workplace recycling program and what resources are available in Florida to help them succeed. Cost: $35. Register at swixusa.org/recycle. Details: Gene Jones at 850-386-6280 email email@example.com.
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