Manatee Chamber of Commerce: The Manatee Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Business After Hours 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Pinot Picasso, 408 Seventh St. W., Palmetto. Attendees can enjoy complimentary appetizers and quality networking. Cost: $10, free to members. Information: 941-748-4842 or manateechamber.com.
ManaSota Chapter, Florida Society of Enrolled Agents: The ManaSota Chapter of the Florida Society of Enrolled Agents will meet 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Der Dutchman Restaurant, 3713 Bahia Vista, Sarasota. Topic will be "From World War I through the 'Madoff Rules,'" "The Funny History of the Section 165 (c)(2) Investment Theft Loss Deduction," or "I swear, you can't make this stuff up." Reservations are required. Cost: $25 members, $30 nonmembers. Information: 941-713-9190 or floridaenrolledagents.com.
Manatee Young Professionals: The Manatee Young Professionals will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at MacAllisters Grill and Tavern, 8110 Main St., Lakewood Ranch. Attendees can enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and casual business networking. Cost: $10, free to members. Information: 941-748-4842 or manateechamber.com
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Best of Lakewood Ranch: networking event, 5:30-7 p.m., Longwood Grill and Pub, 5802 Longwood Run Blvd., Sarasota. Call 941-388-7613.
Lassen's Leads Club-Business Partners of Sarasota Chapter: noon-1:15 p.m., Hillview Grill, 1920 Hillview St., Sarasota. $12; includes lunch. Contact Wendy Moore at 941-371-1151 or wendy@leadsfL.com or see leadsfL.com.
Lassen's Leads Club-Sarasota Women's Chapter: noon-1:15 p.m., 1920 Hillview St., Sarasota. $12; includes lunch. Contact Wendy Moore at 941-371-1151 or wendy networking and lunch, 11:45 a.m.-1
p.m., Crave Cafe, 6290 Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota. $12 admission includes lunch. Call Paul Declark at 941-504-9525 or visit opennetworkmanasota.com.
Women's Resource Center of Sarasota County: 1-3 p.m., 340 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota. $5 donation requested. This employment success class includes cutting-edge tips for today's resume, interviewing skills and job research strategies from a professional career adviser. Register at 941-366-1700.
Business Networking International-Circle of Success Chapter: networking 7-9 a.m., Bradenton Country Club, 4646 Ninth Ave. W., Bradenton. $10, includes breakfast. Contact President Linda Singer, 941-685-0949 or firstname.lastname@example.org or see bni.com.
Business Networking International-Lakewood Ranch Chapter: networking 7:30-9 a.m., Polo Grill and Bar, 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch. First visit free and includes continental breakfast. Contact Michael Miele, 941-907-3828 or email@example.com, or see bni.com.
Lassen's Leads Club-Sarasota Professionals Chapter: 12:15-1:30 p.m., Mediterranean, 1970 Main St., No. 1, Sarasota. $14, includes lunch. Contact Wendy Moore, 941-371-1151 or wendy@LeadsFL.com, or visit leadsfl.com.
Lassen's Leads Club-West Coast Professionals Chapter: noon-1:15 p.m., IHOP, 4000 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Two member businesses speak each week; visiting businesses can present their services. Menu pricing. Contact Wendy Moore, 941-371-1151 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit leadsfL.com.