WOMEN EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP
Women Executive Leadership hosts breakfast with panelists Sherrill Hudson and Vicki O'Meara, who will answer questions about the dynamics of men and women in the boardroom. They will also share their perspective on the challenges facing boards of directors in today's demanding climate and their advice to women seeking to secure their first seat on a corporate board. 7:30-9:30 a.m., at Miami City Club, 200 S. Biscayne Blvd. $35 with reservations, $45 at the door. Details: (305) 415-1366.
Michael Nobel and Non-Violence Project, USA hosts the Heritage Awards 7 p.m. at DoubleTree Hotel in Coconut Grove. The recipient will be Modesto Abety, CEO of the Children's Trust. Ticket for reception and dinner $100 per person. Details: (305) 358-6643.
The South Dade Parliamentary Law Unit meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. to discuss "Coping with Changing Times," presented by MaryScull Brown, professional registered parliamentarian. At Central Christian Church, 222 Menores, Coral Gables, Fellowship Hall. Free. Details: (305) 661-2917, or (305) 448-9928.
BOMA HOLIDAY PARTY
The Building Owners & Managers Association of Miami-Dade offers a holiday party in honor of outgoing president Murray S. Greene and the board members. 6-8 p.m., 800 Brickell Ave., Miami. Cocktails around the fountain, hors d'oeuvres, open bar, music, and Santa Claus, Members $30, non-members $40 ($5 additional for walk-ins and late reservations). Please bring a gift for Toys for Tots (City of Miami Police will be on hand to pick them up). Reservations by Dec. 5: (954) 726-3492.
MARINE INDUSTRY PARTY
The Marine Industry hosts its holiday party 6-9 p.m. at Shake-A-Leg Miami Watersports Park & Marine Academy, 2600 S. Bayshore Drive, Miami. Free for member plus one guest, $10 additional guests. Details: (305) 569-1672.
WOMEN OF VALOR LUNCHEON
The Greater Miami Section of The National Council of Jewish Women holds its Woman of Valor Charity Luncheon, honoring journalists Jennifer Valoppi and Eileen Nexer Brown. 11:30 a.m. at Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Dr., Miami. Tickets $150-$1,000. Details: (305) 538-4744. or email@example.com.
COCONUT GROVE CHAMBER PARTY
Chamber hold its Annual Holiday Party Toy Drive from 6-8 p.m. on the Chamber terrace, 2820 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove. Hors d' oeuvres, open bar, live entertainment, and silent auction. Please bring an unwrapped toy. Members $10, others $15. RSVP by December 12: (305) 444-7270 or firstname.lastname@example.org.