3 Manatee Chamber of Commerce, third Annual Spring Fling Business Expo, 4-7 p.m. at the Manatee Chamber’s Lakewood Ranch Office at the McClure Center, 4215 Concept Court, Lakewood Ranch. No charge; all welcome. For more information, contact JahnaL@ManateeChamber.com or call (941) 748-4842, ext 172.
14 North Port Area Chamber of Commerce, SCORE Counseling Sessions, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at North Port Area Chamber of Commerce, 15141 Tamiami Trail, North Port. Free one hour sessions. By appointment only, call (941) 423-5040 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
16 USF Sarasota-Manatee, Environmental Economic Series: “Fisheries.” 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Selby Auditorium, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. $15, includes box lunch. To register, visit sarasota.usf.edu/eepf or call Donna Fitzpatrick-Conard at (941) 359-4774.
22 EDC of Sarasota County, Investor Update Breakfast featuring Sarasota County manufacturers. 7:30-9 a.m. at Polo Grill’s Fete Ballroom, 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch. $25 EDC investors; $30 for non-investors. Register at edcsarasotacounty.com or call 309-1200, ext. 103.
31 Manatee Economic Development Council, 23rd Annual Hob Nob BBQ. 5:30-9 p.m. at the Sarasota Polo Club. $65 EDC investors; $75 Chamber & MYP members. For more information, contact Cindy Unzicker at (941) 748-4842, ext. 126.