Lawmaker to be at job fair in St. Pete
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor will host the 2013 Job and Community Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at The Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Participants include Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance and WorkNet Pinellas, the regional workforce development boards for Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. Event also features employers with active job openings, resources and training opportunities. Visit www.castor.house.gov.
Hispanic women's group to host lunch Thursday
The Hispanic Professional Women's Association will host a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 4500 W. Cypress St., Tampa. Guest speaker Paul Singer will present "The Simple Truth About Success: What Men Say and Women Know." The cost is $20 for members, $25 for guests who make reservations by Tuesday. The price at the door will be $30. RSVP to Aubrey Lovell at email@example.com. For information, visit www.hpwatampa.org.
Sun City chamber's membership lunch set
The Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W. Cost is $10 for members, $15 for guests. Register by Tuesday at www.sccchamber.com. For information, contact Dana Dittmar at (813) 634-5111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legal seminar for artists to be at library
The Greater Brandon Arts Council will host a legal seminar for artists of all genres from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bloomingdale Regional Public Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico. The workshop will cover copyright laws, fair use and the Internet. Free, but donations accepted. Refreshments provided. Call (813) 655-2773 or visit www.brandonarts.org.
'Category 5 General' to speak at chamber event
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré will be the keynote speaker at the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce's annual Military Appreciation Banquet from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, 700 S. Florida Ave. Honoré is widely known as the "Category 5 General" who led Task Force Katrina in the aftermath of devastating hurricanes that hit the Gulf Coast in 2005. The program also will include award presentations for each service branch. Visit www.tampachamber.com.
Check out 113 models in Parade of Homes
The 2013 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes, March 2-17, will include 113 models by 33 builders in 75 communities throughout Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Polk counties. Model homes will be judged by a panel of building industry professionals from across Florida who will consider site plan, curb appeal, design, materials, outdoor living spaces, architectural detailing and workmanship. Models will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.