TUESDAY

 

Young Entrepreneurs of Sarasota: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Super Buffet, 5471 Fruitville Road, Sarasota. All ages welcome. Free with lunch. Meetup.com/yes941/.

 

The Professional Network: 12:30 p.m., Der Dutchman, 3713 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota. Jeff Deehr, 961-4265; sarasotaprofessionalnetwork.com.

 

Social Security Retirement Benefits, What You Need to Know: 4 p.m., 306 N. Rhodes Ave., Suite 111, Sarasota. Prepared by National Institute of Financial Education; presented by First Benefits Group. Free. 361-3057, Ext. 9.

 

WEDNESDAY

 

WCR Toastmasters Club 7327: 7:30-9 a.m., 2301 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota. Vincent Castell, 306-5749.

 

LandrumHR employment law seminar, “Get a Handle on Workplace Scandal”: 8-11:30 a.m., The Francis, 1289 N. Palm Ave., Sarasota. Strategies to help prevent, investigate and defend sexual and other harassment claims. With Amie Remington, Gail Farb, Jennifer Fowler-Hermes and Pat Del Medico. $15. Eventbrite.com; Rick Ratner, 306-4020, rratner@LandrumHR.com.

 

Long-Term Care Solutions: 12 p.m., 306 N. Rhodes Ave., Suite 111, Sarasota. What to expect and how to reduce financial consequences. Prepared by National Institute of Financial Education; presented by First Benefits Group. Free. 361-3057, Ext. 9.

 

“Credit Smart/Protecting Your Information,” Goodwill Manasota financial literacy class: 4-5 p.m., Ranch Lake Community Room, 8750 E. State Road 70, Bradenton. Jason Russ, Wells Fargo At Work Program consultant. Free. See Good Neighbor class schedule at Experiencegoodwill.org under “Community.” 355-2721.

 

Bradenton Blockchain Business and Development Meetup: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Connect Bradenton, 600 Old Main St., Bradenton. Launched by the “Henry Raines Show” and Connect Bradenton. Blockchain attorney Greg Karch to discuss special considerations for Blockchain technology business startups. Meetup.com/Bradenton-Blockchain-Business-And-Development-Meetup.

 

THURSDAY

American Association of Individual Investors, Southwest Florida Chapter: 3:30-6 p.m.,Realtor Association, 2320 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota. Gary Antonacci, author of “Dual Momentum Investing,” on “Dual Momentum Investing for More Profit with Less Risk.” Members $15; nonmembers $18. Joe Barbieri, 929-9860.

 

Grass Roots Business Card Exchange: 5-6:30 p.m., Clayton’s Siesta Grille, 1256 Old Stickney Point Road, Siesta Key. Clay Thompson,clay.thompson@comcast.net, 586-5890 or 349-2800.

 

American Association of Individual Investors, Sunset Chapter: 6:30 p.m., Cinebistro,3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Nancy Bellisle on nutrition. $23. Lynn Luken, Lynn@LynnLuken.com, 685-7084.

 

FRIDAY

 

“Credit Smart/Protecting Your Information,” Goodwill Manasota financial literacy class: 4-5 p.m., Mecca Community Room, 5150 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Jason Russ, Wells Fargo At Work Program consultant. Free. See Good Neighbor class schedule at Experiencegoodwill.org under “Community.” 355-2721.

 

 

APRIL 24

 

Young Entrepreneurs of Sarasota: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Super Buffet, 5471 Fruitville Road, Sarasota. All ages welcome. Free with lunch. Meetup.com/yes941/.

 

The Professional Network: 12:30 p.m., Der Dutchman, 3713 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota. Jeff Deehr, 961-4265;sarasotaprofessionalnetwork.com.

 

APRIL 25

 

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Luncheon, “Simplifying Your Message to Improve Your Impact”: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club, 7650 Legacy Blvd. Steve Shenbaum, president and founder, game on Nation. Members $30 ($40 after noon April 20); nonmembers $40. 757-1664; LWRBA.org.

 

“Credit Smart/Protecting Your Information,” Goodwill Manasota financial literacy class: 4-5 p.m., Cortez Community Room, 3465 Cortez Road W., Bradenton. Jason Russ, Wells Fargo At Work Program consultant. Free. See Good Neighbor class schedule at Experiencegoodwill.org under “Community.” 355-2721.

 

Sarasota IBD Meet-Up: 6 p.m., Cullers Hall, Pines of Sarasota,1501 N. Orange Ave., Sarasota. Vinny LaBash, 923-2366, vlabash@verizon.net.

 

APRIL 26

 

“Financing Your Business,” Manasota SCORE workshop: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Manatee Chamber of Commerce, Lakewood Ranch Office, 4215 Concept Court. Lending alternatives available to small business owners. With Charles Long, lead economic development specialist, Small Business Administration. Free. Register at Manasota.SCORE.org. 955-1029; scorech116@verizon.net.

 

“Credit Smart/Protecting Your Information,” Goodwill Manasota financial literacy class: 4-5 p.m., Ranch Lake Community Room, 8750 E. State Road 70, Bradenton. Jason Russ, Wells Fargo At Work Program consultant. Free. See Good Neighbor class schedule at Experiencegoodwill.org under “Community.” 355-2721.

 

Grass Roots Business Card Exchange: 5-6:30 p.m., Clayton’s Siesta Grille, 1256 Old Stickney Point Road, Siesta Key. Clay Thompson, clay.thompson@comcast.net, 586-5890 or 349-2800.

 

 

APRIL 27

 

 

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance 10th Annual Ranch Scramble Golf Tournament: 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club, 7650 Legacy Blvd. $680 for foursome ($750 after April 6); $175 per person ($195 after April 6). 757-1664; LWRBA.org.

 

APRIL 28

 

Legal Career Fair: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., auditorium, State College of Florida, Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E., Sarasota. Bringing together employers, job seekers, agencies and schools. For more information, including a schedule, or to RSVP, visitmemberplanet.com/events/swfloridaparalegals/legalcareerfair2018. Those interested in exhibiting should contact Lisa Ellis atinfo@swfloridaparalegals.org.

 

MAY 1

 

Young Entrepreneurs of Sarasota: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Super Buffet, 5471 Fruitville Road, Sarasota. All ages welcome. Free with lunch. Meetup.com/yes941/.

 

The Professional Network: 12:30 p.m., Der Dutchman, 3713 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota. Jeff Deehr, 961-4265;sarasotaprofessionalnetwork.com.

 

MAY 2

 

WCR Toastmasters Club 7327: 7:30-9 a.m., 2301 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota. Vincent Castell, 306-5749.

 

Sarasota Technology Users Group Inc.: 5 p.m. registration and classes, 7 p.m. program, Sarasota Middle School cafeteria (Building No. 3), 4826 Ashton Road. 677-0246; thestug.org.

 

MAY 3

Grass Roots Business Card Exchange: 5-6:30 p.m., Clayton’s Siesta Grille, 1256 Old Stickney Point Road, Siesta Key. Clay Thompson, clay.thompson@comcast.net, 586-5890 or 349-2800.

 

MAY 8

 

Young Entrepreneurs of Sarasota: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Super Buffet, 5471 Fruitville Road, Sarasota. All ages welcome. Free with lunch. Meetup.com/yes941/.

 

The Professional Network: 12:30 p.m., Der Dutchman, 3713 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota. Jeff Deehr, 961-4265; sarasotaprofessionalnetwork.com.

 

MAY 10

 

Grass Roots Business Card Exchange: 5-6:30 p.m., Clayton’s Siesta Grille, 1256 Old Stickney Point Road, Siesta Key. Clay Thompson, clay.thompson@comcast.net, 586-5890 or 349-2800.