SCORE Orlando-Small Business Mentors:Building Your Financial Plan, 6-9 pm Feb. 22, $35; Rollins – Starting a Nonprofit, 6-9 pm Feb. 23, $45; You, Your Business Idea, How SCORE Can Help, 9:30 am-12:30 pm Feb. 25, free; Effectively Managing Your Business with QuickBooks, 6-9 pm Feb. 28, $35; all classes at Orlando Fashion Square Mall, 3201 E. Colonial Drive. Details: scoreorlando.org or 407-420-4843.
Florida SBDC at Seminole State College of Florida: Business Startup Basics. Where do I Start?, 10 am-noon March 1, free; Credit Repair – Myth and Reality, 10 am-noon March 15, free; Business Plans, 10 am-noon March 21, free; all classes at Small Business Incubation Center, 1445 Dolgner Place, Sanford. Details and registration: 407-321-3495 or seminoleSBDC.org.
Small-business seminars: Business Startup 101 which covers the fundamentals of starting a small business in Seminole County, 6-8 pm March 28, west branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 245 N. Hunt Club Blvd., Longwood; 10-11:30 am April 12, central branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 215 N. Oxford Road, Casselberry; Business Plans 101 which covers the essentials for creating a blueprint for new business success, 6-7:30 pm Feb. 22, north branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 150 N. Palmetto Ave., Sanford; 6-7:30 pm April 4, west branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 245 N. Hunt Club Blvd., Longwood; 10-11:30 am April 19, central branch of the Seminole County Public Library, 215 N. Oxford Road, Casselberry. Presented by the Seminole County Public Library System, in a joint venture with the Florida Small Business Development Center at Seminole State College of Florida. Cost: free. Details and registration: 407-321-3495.
Institute of Electrical amp; Electronic Engineers, Orlando Section Executive meeting and Computer Society presentation, 6-8 pm Feb. 21, University of Central Florida, HEC building, Room 101, Orlando. Cost: free. Parking is $3. Details: Ravi Rajaravivarma, email@example.com, 860-967-4845 or ieee.org/orlando.
Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International, Orlando-based North Florida section, AACE International Program Update, with speaker Charity Quick, executive director, AACE International, 6:30 pm March 9, Canaveral Council of Technical Societies, Cape Royal Office Center, 1980 N. Atlantic Ave., Suite 401, Cocoa Beach. Meeting is free, optional dinners $10 with advance reservation by March 8. Details and registration: nflaace.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida State Massage Therapy Association, Central Florida Chapter, 4-7:45 pm Feb. 20, Marks Street Senior Recreation Center, 99 E. Marks St., Orlando. Brian Boyd will present Laws and Rules for Florida LMTs (a FL required class for LMTs). Doors open at 4 pm for networking; announcements are at 5:30 pm; presentation begins at 5:45 pm Cost: Free to all FSMTA members, $20 for nonmembers. Details: fsmta-cfl.com.
The Society for Technical Communication, Orlando Central Florida Chapter, 6:30 pm networking, 7 pm program Feb. 23, IHOP Restaurant, 11571 University Blvd., Orlando. Paul Dombrowski will discuss ethics and the Challenger disaster. New member orientation at 6:15 pm There is no charge to attend this meeting. Register at stcorlando.eventbrite.com. Details: WC Wiese at 407-356-4792.
50PlusFYI Resource Network, Grow Your Business networking meeting for agencies and businesses serving older adults of Central Florida, 11 am-1:30 pm, third Friday of the month, Oakmonte Village, 1001 Royal Gardens Circle, Lake Mary. Details: 407-265-0534 or ReachUs@50PlusFYI.org.
Orlando Network Exchange, 11:30 am-1 pm Thursdays, Mitchells Fish Market Restaurant (Winter Park Village), 460 N. Orlando Ave., Suite 122, Winter Park. $15 meal charge. Details: orlandonetworkexchange.net.
Central Florida Business Forum, Business to Business Referral Network, 7:30 to 9 am Wednesdays, cfbf.net.
Dr. Phillips Connections, 11:30 am-1 pm every 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month; OCharleys, 8081 Turkey Lake Road. Cost: free. Details: 407-758-3809.
Restaurant Sales Vendor Professionals, bi-monthly meetings 11:30 am Wednesdays, email@example.com or 407-403-4455 for dates and locations.
Connections Groups, Motivational Mondays Leads Group, 6-7:30 pm first Monday of the month, Altamonte Springs Hilton Hotel, 350 Northlake Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 321-229-4413 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orlando Business Referral Network, 7 am Thursdays, Panera Bread, Sand Lake Road, 1117 Florida Mall Ave., Orlando; 407-758-4382 or brnorlando.org.