To help area business and civic groups provide their employees and members with information about public education the school district now offers a Speakers Bureau. Experts are available to speak before organizations on an array of topics, including school/business partnerships, volunteering, education choice and funding. To request a speaker call: (305) 995-1126.
WATER MANAGEMENT FORUM
South Florida Water Management District and the US Army Corps of Engineers will host weekly public updates regarding current and ongoing operation in Central and South Florida. Thursday forums conducted via telephone from district headquarters. Access forums by calling: (888) 816-1123.
The Greater North Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting at 12 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 2825 NE 191 St., Miami. Guest speaker: Hector Pesquera, special agent in charge of Miami division of FBI $12 for members; $15 for non-members. Details: (305) 944-8500.
JUVENILE JUSTICE FORUM
Local women's commissions, The Miami Dade County Juvenile Assessment Center and The Girls Advocacy Project host "Lost in the Shadows: Girls in the Juvenile Justice System." 7:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Registration $10. Details: (305) 375-5011.
Nicaraguan President, Enrique Bolanos, will visit Ruben Dario Middle Community School, 350 NW 97 Ave., Miami, at 9 a.m. He will present an award to US Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart for his community service. Details: (305) 226-0179.
UP CLOSE & PERSONAL
Leadership Miami Alumni Affairs hosts a breakfast with Miami native and the former Attorney General, Janet Reno. 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. at the U.S. Coast Guard Group Miami's Gator Den, 100 MacCarther Causeway, Miami Beach. Tickets $25 for members; $40 for guests. Limited seating. Details: www.greatermiami.com.