1. Manatee Chamber New Member Reception, 7:45-9:15 a.m. at Manatee Chamber Office, 4215 Concept Court, Lakewood Ranch. For Chamber members only, RSVP required. To RSVP, call 748-3411 ext. 122.
2. Englewood Networking Group, 8 a.m. at Thoroughbred Golf Carts, 3301 Placida Road, Englewood. For more information, call 698-1010.
7. Manatee Power Connection Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Royal Rajasthan Fine Indian Cuisine, 3506 First St. W., Bradenton. $12. For chamber members only, reservations are necessary. To register, e-mail [email protected]
8. Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Ninth Annual Hob Nob, 5-9 p.m. at Phillippi Estate Park, Sarasota. $40 for chamber members, $50 for future members. $35 online registration discount. For more information, visit sarasotachamber.com.
26. Venice Chamber of Commerce Network Lunch, 11:30 a.m. at Jacaranda West Country Club, 1901 Jacaranda Blvd., Venice. $12. For more information, visit venicechamber.com.
27. The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce “Celebrate Leadership” Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Michael’s On East, 1212 East Ave. S., Sarasota. $50, registration required. Contact Barb Hines at [email protected] for information.
27. Biz941, Sarasota Magazine and USF’s Institute for Public Policy and Leadership Reinvention series, “Creating Leadership From Within,” 4-5:30 p.m. in USF’s Selby Auditorium, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Free and open to the public. To RSVP, sarasota.usf.edu/reinvent or call (941) 359-4602.
28. Institute for Public Policy and Leadership workshop on “Creating Leadership From Within,”
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Hampton Inn & Suites Sarasota-Bradenton Airport, 975 University Parkway. For information, go to sarasota.usf.edu/reinvention or call (941) 359-4602.