Feb. 3 Venice Area Chamber of Commerce workshop, "At Home With Diversity," presented by Chuck Bonamer, 6 p.m. at the Chamber's community room, 597 Tamiami Trail S., Venice. $10, members; $20 non-members. For reservations, call Heather, (941) 488-2236.
Feb. 9 Gulf Coast Community Foundation annual meeting, noon, Chelsea
Center. "Sarasota's Social Capital Survey," presented by Robert D. Putnam, Ph.D. $35. Proceeds benefit SCOPE (Sarasota County Openly Plans for Excellence). For reservations, call SCOPE, (941) 365-8751.
Feb. 12 "Leadership Legacy," a breakfast with futurist Dr. Ann Atkinson. Hosted by the Economic Development Council, Manatee County Chamber and Sarasota County Committee for Economic Development, 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m., Lakewood Ranch County Club. $20. For reservations, contact Debbie W. at firstname.lastname@example.org or (941) 748-4842 ext. 126.
Feb. 15 Siesta Key Chamber's Evening of Wine & Roses, 5 p.m., Radisson Lido Beach Resort. $65. Reservations required; call (941) 349-3800.
Feb. 23 Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Business Card Exchange, Wachovia , 5 to 7 p.m. For information, call (941) 779-9412.
Feb 26 Siesta Key Chamber Business Card Exchange, Bella Vista Group at SeaGrove, 6400 Midnight Pass Road, Siesta Key, 5:30 p.m. RSVP (941) 349-3800.