4th of July
On this day last year Americans consumed more than 150 million hot dogs.*
*SOURCE: National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, hot-dog.org.
9 Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce First Monday networking reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Findaddy’s Sports Bar & Grill, 935 N. Beneva Ave., No. 601. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. RSVPs requested; call Jamie Overmiller at (941) 556-4034 or email [email protected].
10 Manatee Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, 5-7 p.m. at Autoway Ford Bradenton, 5325 14th St. W. Free. For more information, contact Nicole Onorato at [email protected].
10 North Port Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, 5:30-7 p.m. at BB&T, 1299 N. Sumter Blvd., North Port. Free. Details at northportareachamber.com.
12 Venice Area Young Professionals Mixer, 5:30-7 p.m. at Cross Roads American Grille, 385 U.S. Highway 41 N., Venice. Free for members; $10 for nonmembers. Details at venicechamber.com.
18 Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance membership luncheon, featuring a Florida Public Relations Association workshop, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Fete Ballroom at Polo Grill, 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch. $55 for LWRBA and FPRA members (workshop and luncheon); $65 for nonmembers. $25 for LWRBA and FPRA members (luncheon only). $35 for nonmembers. Register at lwrba.org.
18 Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County Investor Update Breakfast, 8-9:15 a.m. at Laurel Oak Country Club, 2700 Gary Player Blvd., Sarasota. $25 for members; $30 for nonmembers. Register at edcsarasotacounty.com.