"Coming Together: Merges & Alliances." Presented by the Miami Internet Alliance. 6:30 p.m. JW Marriott Hotel, 1111 Brickell Ave. Details: (305) 961-3927.
"Business After Hours." Sponsored by the Aventura Chamber of Commerce. RSVP. $10. 6-8 p.m. Paramount Grill, 2nd floor, Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. Details: (305) 935-2131.
Open house for new One Stop Career Center at Jobs for Miami, a nonprofit that provides case management, job training and placement services. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jobs For Miami, 7900 NE Second Ave. Details: (305) 759-6511.
First day of two-day fair with more than 60 retailers for posts at the new Dolphin Mall. Free assistance with resumes, interview techniques and transportation issues. Applications and interviews on site in many cases. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fair Expo Center, Youth Fairgrounds, 107th Avenue at Coral Way. Details: shopdolpinmall.com.
More than 60 retailers seek to fill jobs at the new Dolphin Mall.10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fair Expo Center, Youth Fairgrounds, 107th Avenue at Coral Way. Details: shopdolpinmall.com.
"Sand in My Shoes" award is to be presented to former UM president Edward T. Foote II by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. With dinner, live auction and 7 p.m. cocktails & silent auction. Black tie. $250. 8 p.m. Wyndham Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 577-5469.
"Effective Nonprofit Board Leadership: A Nuts & Bolts Training." Second and third sessions on Feb. 3 & 10. Presented by Hands On Miami. $125. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. United Way Ansin Building, 3250 SW Third Ave. Details: (305) 646-7202.
"How to keep your assets away from the tax man." Presented by Paine Webber Inc. Reservations required. 10:45 a.m. or 5 p.m. Rusty Pelican, 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy. Details: (305) 536-9364.
STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS
Speaker: Miami-Dade County Mayor Alex Penelas. 11 a.m. Milander Auditorium, 4700 Palm Ave., Hialeah. Details: (305) 375-1545.
DOWNTOWN BAY FORUM
"Performing arts center: what will it be? When will it be? Will it be?" Panelists include Miami Herald editor Gail Meadows; Tom Tomlinson, executive director of the center; Parker Thomson, president, Performing Arts Trust, and Martin Zilber, vice chairman of the county's Cultural Affairs Council. $20; $16 for members with reservations. 11:30 a.m. Biscayne Bay Marriott, 1833 N Bayshore Drive. Details: Annette Eisenberg, (305) 757-3633.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Challenge 2001 membership campaign kick-off for the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway. Details: (305) 577-5490.
"Effective Nonprofit Board Leadership: A Nuts & Bolts Training." Second session. Presented by Hands On Miami. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. United Way Ansin Building, 3250 SW Third Ave. Details: (305) 646-7202.