Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on August 18, 2005
HISPANIC ENTREPRENEUR SEARCH
Ford Motors is searching for the top Hispanic entrepreneur through an online business contest titled "El Visionario." Contestants compete in a series of single-round eliminations answering questions about their business and future strategies for success. Entry is restricted to Hispanic small-business owners with at least 51% ownership and 500 or fewer employees. Registration deadline is Sept. 2. The five finalists are announced the week of Oct. 10 at a symposium in Miami. Details: www.ford.com/go/minegocio.
MIAMI SPICE MONTH
In August and September, more than 50 local restaurants offer three-course price-fixed menus for lunch and dinner. Participating restaurants include Azul, Norman’s, Sugo, Tuscan Steak, A Fish Called Avalon and Chef Allen’s. $20.05 lunch, $30.05 dinner. Details: www.miamirestaurantmonth.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds its second annual golf tournament. 7:30 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. shotgun start and 1 p.m. awards luncheon at Crandon Park Golf Course, 6700 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $300 to $1,200. Details: Betsey Greene at (305) 577-5442.
MEET DAVE BRADLEY
The Second Annual iCoast Technology Show features seminars, training, a technology awards luncheon and public trade show. $3-$5 admission, $199 presentation space. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Details: (866) 337-7799 or www.techshowflorida.com.
MINORITY CONTRACTS EXPO
Florida International University hosts this expo and conference where minority vendors can demonstrate their products and services to government and private contractors. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Kovens Conference Center FIU, 3000 NE 151st St., Miami. Exhibitors $395-$5,000. Details: (786) 260-1966 or www.monoritycontractorsexpomiami.com.
The Florida Marlins play the Los Angeles Dodgers with a portion of ticket sales to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida. 7:30 p.m. at Dolphins Stadium, 2267 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens. $18-$28. Details: (305) 626-7276 or www.flmarlins.com.
The Hollywood Beach Latin Festival features foods from Puerto Rico, Colombia, Cuba and the Dominican Republic; performances by Orquesta Brava, Pura Plena, Didier Hernandez and Lefty Lopez; and arts and crafts. Noon-8 p.m. along the Broadwalk from Hollywood Boulevard to Sheridan Street, Hollywood Beach. Details: (954) 625-6616 or www.hollywoodlatinfestival.com.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami hosts a multiculturalism potluck party for families featuring games and activities. 10 a.m.-noon at 7701 SW 76th Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 667-3697 or www.uumia.org.
JEWISH VIEWS ON WAR AND PEACE
Edwin Goldberg, senior rabbi at Temple Judea in Coral Gables, discusses his forthcoming book on how Jewish tradition throughout the years has evolved in relation to war and peace. 7 p.m. wine and cheese; 7:30 p.m. lecture at MIAMIntelligence, 2000 S Dixie Highway, Miami. $10. Details: (305) 860-2499 or www.miamintelligence.org.
ART OF WAR LECTURE
Florida International University’s Wolfsonian Museum and MIAMIntelligence present a lecture on traditional art of war theories and Japanese business values with Steven Heine, director of the university’s Institute for Asian Studies. 7 p.m. at the museum, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $5 members; $10 general public. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.miamintelligence.org.
Britto Central hosts a fundraiser for Regis House featuring caipirinhas, a traditional Brazilian cocktail, hors d’oeurves and music. 7:30-10 p.m. at the gallery, 818 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $25. Details: (305) 642-9664 or www.regishouse.org.