The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce Women's Business Network meets. 9-10 a.m. Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.com.
REAL ESTATE COUNCIL
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Real Estate Council meets. 8-9 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Boardroom, 1920 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6834 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The South Florida Association for Financial Professionals holds a luncheon. Keynote speaker is Jack Lowell, senior managing director at Flagler Real Estate Services. Noon. Bankers Club, 2 S Biscayne Blvd., 14th floor, Miami. $40-$70. Details: www.sfafp.org.
The Financial Planning Association of Miami-Dade holds a dinner meeting. Features a presentation on "The Top Ten Myths About Healthcare Reform" by Carlos Castresana, principal at Edify USA, and a presentation on "A Look Under the Hood of Exchange Traded Funds: How Well Do You Really Know Your ETF?" by panelists Dr. Joel M. Dickson, Vanguard Investment Strategy Group; Greg Savage, iShares Index Equity Portfolio Management Group; and Luciano Siracusano III, WisdomTree Investments. 5:30-6 p.m. registration and networking. 6-8 p.m. dinner and presentations.BankUnited Center at the University of Miami, 1245 Dauer Drive, Hurricane 100 room, Coral Gables. $45-$70. Details: (786) 390-7655 or email@example.com or www.fpamiamidade.org.
Chamber South holds its monthly networking luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Carrabba's Italian Grill, 5829 SW 73rd St., South Miami. $25-$45. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce kick off its Social Media Workshop Series with a session on "Facebook Marketing Level 101." Learn how to build your network of Facebook friends and get more business through the site. 8-10 a.m. 2000 Ponce Business Center, 2000 Ponce de Leon Blvd., fifth floor, Coral Gables. $20 per workshop. $200 for the 12-session workshop series. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce holds a Business Roundtable. Discuss ways to expand your business with other chamber members. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 1920 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-1300 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Gay and Lesbian Lawyers Association holds its monthly luncheon. Attorney Paul Orshan is to talk on "Bankruptcy is Not a Dirty Word." 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. luncheon and networking. Truluck's, 777 Brickell Ave., Miami. $35 members. $45 others. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly networking program. Cash bar and hors d'oeuvres. Angler's Resort Hotel, 660 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 673-4440 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Beacon Council honors excellence in Miami-Dade's business community at the ninth annual Beacon Awards. 7:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $275-$2,500. Details: (305) 579-1382 or www.beaconcouncil.com/events.
HEALTH CARE HEROES
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts its Health Care Heroes Awards Luncheon honoring individuals, institutions and programs that have improved South Florida health care. 11:30 a.m. registration and networking. Noon-1:30 p.m. luncheon and program. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $75-$750. Details: (305) 577-5491 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.