September Agenda

By Beau Denton August 31, 2011


The Third Annual East Meets West Expo

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance, Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Lido Key, St. Armands Key and Gulf Coast Latin Chambers of Commerce, 5-7:30 p.m. at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Cost is $10; cash bar. RSVP to the organization of which you are a member.


Second Annual Suncoast Jobs Career Fair

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Westfield Southgate Mall, 3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Free and open to all. Wide range of industry employers; bring your resume. For more information, call (941) 922-3003 or visit

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First day of fall

Yearning to see autumn’s colors? Go to to find the best times this year to see fall foliage around the country.   


EDC Sarasota County 2011 Hall of Fame Awards

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, 1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Sarasota. $75 per person. For event information, email Dina Berg at [email protected].


Assignment Downtown Council of The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce

“Overcoming Obstacles: Lessons in Economic Development” with Nancy Whitworth, director of economic development, City of Greenville, S.C., 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota. $25 in advance. RSVP online at Questions? Contact Valorie Hillerich, [email protected]

L'Shana Tova: Happy New Year to our Jewish colleagues.28


Rosh Hashanah

marks the start of a new year in the Hebrew calendar and begins at sundown on the 28th and ends at sundown on the 29th.


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Suncoast Workforce Annual Meeting with keynote speaker David Houle

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club, 7650 Legacy Blvd., Bradenton. $35. Registration deadline is Sept. 26. RSVP at For more information, call Holly Smith at (941) 358-4080 ext. 1117.

Young MoneyTrendspotter

Make it while you’re young

Workers under age 34 in households earning between $100,000 and $199,999 have a far greater chance of eventually making $200,000 than those who achieve household income of $100,000 later in life.

Source: Digitas, based on Mendelsohn Affluent Survey Data


Reader Meter

Where do you read your email?

63% personal computer

37% Smartphone

0% Tablet

SOURCE: Biz(941) reader poll

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