The Young Professionals of the Red Cross Miami will host a kickoff party for those interested in joining the organization. 7-9 p.m. at Chispa Restaurant, 225 Altara Ave., Coral Gables. Drink specials. Details: Jennifer Vasquez, (305) 342-2461.
The American Jewish Committee's Young Professionals Network will host its fifth-anniversary party. 7-10 p.m. at Madiba Miami restaurant, 1766 Bay Rd., Miami Beach. $40-$50. RSVP required. Details: (305) 670-1121.
The Greater Miami Jewish Federation invites young professionals to its third annual picnic. 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center, 18900 NE 25th Ave. RSVP required. Details: (786) 866-8447.
Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a luncheon for members of the Presidents Club. Invitation only. RSVP required. Noon at 224 Catalonia Avenue, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657.
Latin Business Club of America celebrates five years of serving the Latin business community. Complimentary drinks, appetizers and live music. 6-8 p.m. at Sheraton Miami Mart, 711 NW 72nd Ave. Free. Details: (305) 728-7021 or www.latinbiz.net.
WIRE SERVICES WORKSHOP
The Miami chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will host a luncheon workshop on working with the news wire services. Speakers from Newswire, Business Wire and Hispanic PR Wire will discuss how wire services are tools to excel in the workplace. Noon-1 p.m. at Mercy Hospital, Bayside Pavilion, Atlantic Room, first floor, 3641 S. Miami Ave., Miami. Brown bag lunch included. RSVP required. $10-$20. Details: email@example.com.
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors and Trustees Luncheon. Guest speaker David Samson, president of the Florida Marlins, will discuss the future of baseball in South Florida. Noon-1:30 p.m. at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami. RSVP required. $50-$60. Details: (305) 350-7700 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A Consular Corps and Trade Representative program will take place in conjunction with the luncheon. Noon-2 p.m. Members only. RSVP required. Details: Juan Gonzalez, (305) 577-5477.
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a business continuity seminar on strategies to manage business interruptions. $22. 8-10 a.m. at Radisson Hotel Miami, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 350-7700 or email@example.com.
The Beacon Council hosts the fourth annual Beacon Awards, honoring local companies and individuals for their significant contributions to Miami-Dade County. 6:30 p.m. at Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $200-$225. Limited corporate sponsor tables. RSVP required. Details: (305) 579-1342 or www.beaconcouncil.com
The State of Israel Bonds will sponsor a Cuban-Hebrew dinner honoring Enrique and Barbara Ginzburg, Yacob and Frances Lubin, Jaime and Rebecca Zeligman Salti and Ofelia Ruder. 7 p.m. at Sheraton Bal Harbour, 9701 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. $85. RSVP required. Details: (305) 895-4700.
Leadership Miami executive committee meeting, 6-7 p.m. at Greater of Miami Chamber of Commerce, Conference Room, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Invitation only. Details: Liane Ventura, (305) 577-5445.
The Florida International Bankers Association hosts an anti-money-laundering and compliance conference. Through Feb. 10. InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $795 members. $895 non-members. Details: (305) 579-0086 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Red Cross of Greater Miami and the Keys presents the Humanitarian of the Year Award dinner to honor outstanding individuals for their contributions to the Greater Miami community. Business attire. 6:30 p.m. at JW Marriott, 1109 Brickell Ave., Miami. $300 includes cocktail reception and dinner. Sponsorships $500-$25,000. Details: (305) 728-2520 or www.miamiredcross.org/miami-red-cross-events.shtml