FEB. 23, 2021: YOU GOT THIS! How to Find Business Ideas by Understanding Business Models

Looking to start a new business or already have a business?
Looking to start a new business or already have a business? In this workshop, taught by Dr. Nelson Pizarro, from the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship,  participants will learn how to identify a business model and how to innovate the business model to start a new business. In addition, participants will see the importance of revising the business model for existing businesses

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Happy New Year 2021!

Happy New Year 2021 !
Happy New Year! We wish you and your families a blessed 2021.

¡Feliz Año Nuevo! Les deseamos a ustedes y a sus familias muchas bendiciones en el 2021.

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Feast of Our Lady Guadalupe

Feast of Our Lady Guadalupe
Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe!
Our Lady sent St. Juan Diego with miraculous flowers in his cloak to tell the bishop to build a church where people could receive her Son and her loving, tender care. When St. Juan Diego opened the cloak before the bishop, an image of Our Lady was revealed that remains to this day. The chapel was quickly built, millions embraced Christianity, and the Church increased its protection of the indigenous peoples.
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Holiday Lights And Displays in Florida 2020

Holiday lights & displays in Florida-2020 | johnnylouey.com

Happy holidays folks! Here’s a collection of holiday event places in Florida to check out during these 2 final months of 2020! Check back to this page regularly for more event updates in your part of the state. UPDATED: 11/7/2020

Broward

Symphony in Lights features over 250,000 thousand lights dancing to sounds of Trans-Siberian Orchestra and other favorite tunes: November 16 – December 31 @ Gulfstream Park Village, 901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach 33009, 954-454-7000, http://www.gulfstreampark.com/

Garden of Lights @ Flamingo Gardens
December 18-December 23 & December 26 – 27
Entry fees apply
​3750 S. Flamingo Road, Davie 33330, 954-473-2955, http://www.flamingogardens.org/

TBD-Plantation Baptist Church https://www.facebook.com/CHRISTmasLightsAtPBC

Orlando

TBD-Lake Mary
https://www.lakemaryfl.com/parks-and-recreation/pages/2020-special-events
City Hall: 152 N 4th St, Lake Mary, FL 32746
407-402-2051

Cranes Roost Holiday Lights
http://www.altamonte.org/788/Light-Up-the-Holidays
Cranes Roost Park: 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
(407) 571-8180

Mount Dora
https://mountdorachristmas.com/
Donnelly Park: 530 N Donnelly St, Mt Dora, FL 32757
(352) 735-7183
The entire downtown is perfectly decorated in 2 million sparkling lights for the season

The Lights on Jeater Bend Drive
https://www.facebook.com/lightsonjeaterbend/?ref=page_internal
Jeater Bend Drive, Celebration, Florida 34747
11 private homes on Jeater Drive decorate their houses with lights synchronized to music. Featured on the show, The Great Christmas Light Fight. Donations accepted and are given to a local charity

Celebration
https://celebrationtowncenter.com/project/celebrations-winter-wonderland/
November 30 – December 31
Downtown Celebration
Holiday lights and experiences throughout the month including live performances, “snow” falling nightly every hour, horse drawn carriages, train rides, a synthetic ice rink, and a Santa meet and greet

Lake Eola, Downtown Orlando
https://www.orlando.gov/Home
Lake Eola Park: 512 East Washington Street, Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 246-2728
The Eola Wonderland 72–foot Christmas tree comes alive at night with a synchronized light and music show. Lake Eola fountain displays red, green and gold lights to celebrate the holiday season

The Fye’s Crazy Christmas House
https://www.facebook.com/407fyechristmashouse/
407 Eagle Circle, Casselberry, Florida 32707
Private residence. Follow on Facebook for updates
Drop off your letters to Santa December 1 – December 17. Letter needs to included child’s first and last name and a return address.

Magic Lights of Daytona
https://magicoflights.com/events/daytona/
Daytona International Speedway
1801 W International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Approx. 50 minute drive from Orlando
Early-bird price is $17 per car or $25 at the gate
Rev up your engine and drive through a dazzling holiday lights experience

St. Augustine Nights of Lights https://www.floridashistoriccoast.com/nights-lights/
Approx. a 2-hour drive from Orlando
The entire historic town of St. Augustine glows with lights
The Night of Lights is extremely popular, so plan accordingly
You can take a trolley tour of the lights, but we recommend walking — it’s free!

Palm Beaches

What: Sandi Light Shows
When: December 5-31 from 6-10 p.m.
Where: Downtown at the Waterfront in West Palm Beach
Cost: Free to attend
For more information, please visit https://www.wpb.org/government/community-events/community-events/holiday-in-paradise

Dade

TBD-NightGarden Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, November 15 to January 11, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables 33156, 305-482-1148, $15 to $29
https://fairchildgarden.org/

Night Lights in the Garden. Naples Botanical Garden, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. November 28 to December 23, December 26 to December 30, January 1 to January 5, 4820 Bayshore Drive
Naples 34112, 239-643-7275, includes December 26 to December 30 and January 1 to January 3, $6 – $30
https://www.naplesgarden.org/calendar/night-lights-in-the-garden/

TBD-Holiday Lights in the Garden. Florida Botanical Gardens, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. November 29 to January 4, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo 33774, 727-582-2100, suggested donation $5, 12 & younger free
http://www.flbg.org/annual-events.htm

Boat parades throughout Florida courtesy of floridaonthecheap.com
https://floridaonthecheap.com/dazzling-boat-parades-in-florida/

Global Entrepreneurship Week: Free Library Resources for Entrepreneurs

Virtual, Tuesday, November 17,  5:30 pm-6:30pm.

Free can’t be beat. Here at Broward County Library, we have tons of free, accessible resources tailored for your business needs. Broward County Library’s Creation Station Business Librarian—Sheldon Burke is here to help you navigate through the free library resources available for entrepreneurs so you can create or expand your business. Topics will include Reference Solutions, Mergent Online, LinkedIn Learning, and much more. It is highly suggested that attendees obtain a Broward County Library card and a NSU Alvin Sherman Library card before the event, so they can navigate through online databases along with the presenter.

Link to registerhttps://tinyurl.com/y2xshebx