08/17: Business events

Chamber

East Orlando, networking opportunities, Coffee Club East, 8:30-9:30 a.m., first and third Thursdays, Buffalo Wild Wings Waterford Lakes, 504 N. Alafaya Trail, #133, Orlando; Coffee Club Nona, 8:30-9:30 a.m., second Tuesday of the month, UF Academic and Research Center, 6550 Sanger Road, Orlando; Lake Nona Area Council, 8:30-9:30 a.m., last Friday of the month, Valencia Community College-Lake Nona, 12350 Narcoossee Road, Orlando; monthly luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., third Wednesday of the month, Stoney’s Restaurant at Stoneybrook East, 2900 Northampton Ave., Orlando, registration required; Women on Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., fourth Wednesday of the month, Florida Hospital East, Precedo A&B Conference Rooms, 7727 Lake Underhill Road, Orlando, registration required. Details: eocc.org or 407-277-5951.

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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 Small Business Development Center at UCF: Google Solutions: Google AdWords, 9 a.m.-noon, Aug. 20, $30; Business Plan Writing Made Easy, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 27, $30; Effectively Managing Your Business with QuickBooks, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 27, $30; How to Start Your Business, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 3, free; Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 8, $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 Financial Plan, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 19, $30; You, Your Business Idea, How SCORE Can Help, Aug. 22, free; Building Your Business Plan, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 25, $30; Funding Your Business, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 26, $30; Paychex – Health Care Reform, 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 27, $10; Effectively Managing QuickBooks, 6-9:30 p.m. Aug. 27, $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. Aug. 31, Oct. 6, Nov. 10, free; Understanding the Basics of Online Marketing, 9:30-11 a.m. Sept. 15, Oct. 20, free; all classes at Small Business Incubation Center, 1445 Dolgner Place, Sanford. Details and registration: 407-321-3495 or seminoleSBDC.org.

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Small-business seminars: “Business Startup 101” which covers the fundamentals of starting a small business in Seminole County, 6:7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, east branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 310 N. Division St., Oviedo; 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, northwest branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 580 Greenway Blvd., Lake Mary; 10-11:30 a.m. Dec. 8, 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, 6:7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, east branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 310 N. Division St., Oviedo; 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, northwest branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 580 Greenway Blvd., Lake Mary; 10-11:30 a.m. Dec. 15, 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: 407-321-3495.

Media

The Society for Technical Communication, Orlando Central Florida Chapter, 6:30 p.m. networking, 7 p.m. program Aug. 20, IHOP Restaurant, 11571 University Blvd., Orlando. There is no charge to attend this meeting. Register at stcorlando.eventbrite.com. Details: W.C. Wiese at 407-356-4792.

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.-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, rsvp@cfl.rr.comor 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 orts@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, 7 p.m. Mondays, Museum of the Apopkans, 122 E. 5th St., Apopka, guests free, ApopkaToastmasters.org or 407-765-2629.

Are You Talking to Me Club 171658, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Renaissance Center, 3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando, 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.

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 jowacct@earthlink.net.

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 cezalien_eddy@gmail.com.

OSCAR Toastmaster Club, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Mondays, Osceola County Association of Realtors Building, 1105 Shady Lane, Kissimmee; free, 321-420-3089.

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.

Seminole State College Toastmasters, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Seminole State College of Florida, Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford, Building L, Room 313; guests are free; Jordan Camenker at camenkerj@seminolestate.edu.

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 mba.toastmasters.pr@gmail.com.

Toastmasters Uptown Club 6304, noon-1 p.m. second, fourth Tuesdays; Palmetto Building, 1040 Woodcock Road, Orlando; guests free, Club6304@gmail.com.

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 tobusinessevents@orlandosentinel.com. Send at least two weeks prior to the event and include time, date, complete address, cost and contact phone number.