The Chartered Financial Analysts Society of Naples will present its eighth annual Forecast Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort.
Panelists are include Jeff Diermeier, former CEO of the CFA Institute; Tim Hayes, chief investment Strategist at Ned Davis Research; and Tom DeMarco, vice president of Fidelity Capital Markets.
Members and guests, $80. Information/RSVP: www.cfanaples.org or Brian Dixon at 263-6877. The public is welcome.
The Lee Building Industry Association will host an OSHA 10-hour construction class from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, and from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Fort Myers Bass Pro Shop.
Breakfast and lunch are included. Reservations are required and limited to 40 people.
Cost is free for Lee BIA members and $40 for nonmembers. Reservation forms are available at bia.net and by calling 239-936-5525.
Cat Foster Insurance Inc., which recently opened behind Coconut Point, is having a Power Up 2012 event Friday, Jan. 13.
The event, from 1 to 7:30 p.m. at Cat Foster, 9990 Coconut Road, the Brooks Executive Center, will include workshops and a chance to network. Information: 239-390-1225.
Pavese Law Firm will sponsor the 13th annual Entrepreneur's Law School presented by Florida Gulf Coast University's Small Business Development Center.
The law school is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the FGCU Student Union.
Pavese attorneys will donate their time to help answer questions for small business owners and entrepreneurs on topics such as legal contracts, commercial leases, business entity structures, employment law and more.
They plan to cover everything from business planning to contract negotiation and employment law for the small business owner.
Small business owners and entrepreneurs can register at sbdc-lawschool.com or call 239-745-3700.
Myers, Brettholtz & Co., certified public accountants business consultants, will have a nonprofit workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31.
The presentation will include information on how risk management, planning and fundraising can build a strong nonprofit.
Emily Furlong of Rollins College Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership Center will facilitate this seminar, Creating Your Nonprofit's Happily Ever After Through Risk Management, Strategic Planning and Fundraising.
The seminar will be at United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades, 7273 Concourse Drive, Fort Myers, and is coordinated with the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served.
Space is limited. Registration is $25 per person. Contact Shamera Rye at 239-939-5775, shamera firstname.lastname@example.org or at www. mbcopa.com.
The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Bonita/Estero Market Pulse, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 10 in Florida Gulf Coast University's Student Union Ballroom.
The keynote speaker is Michael Bryan, vice president and senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Attendees will learn about the current economic market from both the global and local standpoints. Sponsorships are available. Individual tickets are $35 until 30 days before the event, when the price will increase to $45. Continental breakfast will be served. Information: Gabrielle O'Boyle at 239-992-2943, bonitaspringschamber.com.