The Jewish Volunteer Center is seeking nominations for the 2003 JVC Outstanding Volunteer Awards. Youths, teens, college students, adults or seniors are eligible. Nominations must be in by March 14. To obtain a nomination form call: (305) 576-6550.
The Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies at the University of Miami will host "Women in the Holocaust: Portraits of courage", feturing guest speaker, Dr. Rochelle Saidel, lecturer, author and founder "Remember the Women Institute". Lecture followed by reception and book signing. 7:30 p.m. at the Cuban Hebrew Congregation-Beth Shmuel, 1700 Michigan Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 538-1663.
The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), will host its dinner meeting, featuring Donna Abood, Abood Wood-Fay Real Estate Group, who will speak about making your community involvement work. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Wyndham Miami Airport, 3900 NW 21 St., Miami. $30 for members; $40 walk-ins. Details: (305) 444-4437.
Ikebana International, Miami Chapter 13 will hold its monthly meeting and program about the art of Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging) with refreshments, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Fairchild Tropical Garden, Corbin Bldg., Room A, 10901 Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. Free and open to public. Details: (305) 441-1205.
FIU REAL ESTATE
The FIU Real Estate Alumni Council will host its annual Awards Luncheon from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom East in the Graham Center on the University Park Campus of Florida International University. Guest speaker, Scott Brenner, President of Brenner Real Estate Group and Managing Member of Zenith Realty Investments. $20 per person, cash at door. Details: (305) 665-2450.
COMMERCE DINNER GALA
The 2nd annual Dinner Gala to benefit the Miami-Dade Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MDGLCC) will celebrate 10 years of human rights on Miami Beach, 6:30 p.m. at the Eden Roc Resort and Spa, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Cocktail reception, dinner, silent auction and entertainment. $125 per person; $1000 per table of 10. Details: (305) 534-3336.
AAUW PHOENIX AWARD
The Miami Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host the Phoenix Award Dinner to honor Dr. Dorothy Jenkins Fields, Overtown preservationist and founfer of the Black Archives, History and Research Foundation of South Florida. 6:30 p.m. at the Hotel Vila, 5959 SW 71 St., South Miami. $20 Details: (305) 740-7097.
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerice will hold its Annual Banker's Luncheon at 12 p.m. at Bongo's Cuban CafÈ, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Tickets $40 for members; $45 for non-members. Details: (305) 534-1903.