BRADENTON -- Leadership Manatee Alumni will offer a seminar on coming health care reforms.
The organization has brought together a team of industry experts in accounting, banking, insurance and business to answer questions and address important issues of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act also known as "Obamacare;"
Panelists will address where the revenues are coming from, who will qualify for subsidies for insurance through the exchange, individual mandates, and what is delayed this year.
The moderator is Brian Volner, senior vice president, C1 Bank. Panelists are John Horne, owner/president, Anna Maria Oyster Bar; Kathy Hargreaves, CPA, Kerkering Barberio; Steve Hall, Alltrust Insurance; and Chris Pennewill, Tampa Bay Regional credit executive at Hancock Bank.
The meeting will take place Sept. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Renaissance on 9th. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members.
Seating is limited. Make reservations at leadershipmanateealumni.org.
Local Goodwill launches new website
Goodwill Manasota has launched its new website: EXPERIENCEGOODWILL.org.
BeCreative Studios designed the new website to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality, allowing customers to access detailed information and videos with the option to share information across all major social networking sites.
The new website is divided into three main sections: Donate, Shop, and Services, which form the foundation of the operation. The site resources and functionality were designed exclusively for Goodwill Manasota and strategic end users. Visitors can also stay informed with the latest news about the company, read blog stories and find interesting store merchandise. Other new functions include a video and photo gallery, as well as the ability to allow users to share pages of interest with others across Facebook, Twitter and Google.
Get Fit Manasota initiative launches free clasees
New Spring Wellness is bringing two new programs to the area to launch its #GetFitManasota initiative.
One is in partnership with Megan Metcalf a local Yoga instructor as she presents a five week Intro to Yoga class that begins Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. The class is free. Attending all five weeks is recommended, but not required.
Space is limited so reservations are suggested.
The second program, Weight Loss Challenge, has been used nationwide to help thousands of people lose weight and achieve their healthy active lifestyle goals. It is a once a week class that runs for 90 days.
There is a nutrition-related topic taught each week, games and prizes.
Registration for the Weight Loss Challenge is now open. The fee is $39 and includes class supplies and materials. Trinity Charities will receive $10 of the registration per participant. Registration is open, but space is limited. Classes begin Sept. 19 at 6 p.m.
To preregister for either program go to NewSpringWellness.com and click the button that says Register Now or call 941-312-2580 to speak with a wellness coach.
--Herald staff reports