8 Manatee Chamber of Commerce, Fourth Annual Spring Fling Business Expo, 4-7 p.m. at Manatee Chamber of Commerce, 4215 Concept Court, Lakewood Ranch. For more information, contact Jahna Leinhauser at (941) 748-4842 ext. 172, or JahnaL@ManateeChamber.com.
FIRST DAY OF SPRING
20 Assignment Downtown Council, “Rethinking the Market,” a panel discussion with local downtown developers about projects and possibilities, 11:30 a.m. at Hyatt Regency Sarasota. Advance registration, $25; after March 12, $35. Must RSVP by March 15 at sarasotachamber.com/events. Contact Valorie Hillerich, firstname.lastname@example.org or (941) 556-4046.
22 Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Top 10 Charitable Trends: What Every Advisor Should Know About Charitable Giving in 2012, breakfast seminar: 8-9:45 a.m. at Michael’s on East; lunch seminar 11:30 a.m.- 1:15 p.m. at Venetian Golf and River Club. Contact email@example.com or call (941) 486-4566 for more information.
23 Manatee Chamber of Commerce, Doing Business with Government Entities, 8:45 a.m. –noon at Manatee Chamber of Commerce, 4215 Concept Court, Lakewood Ranch. $15 for members, $25 for nonmembers. Reservations required by March 20. Contact Lisa at (941) 748-4842 ext. 123 or LisaR@ManateeChamber.com.