What Have You Done for Me Lately

The Florida Association of Nonprofits exists to help nonprofits thrive by providing education, advocacy, resources, and networking opportunities.  To further this goal, Florida Nonprofits offers an extensive range of classes, hosts seminars, holds regular Meet & Greet networking events and schedules Lunch & Learn teleconferences. Here are some of our recent events.

Nonprofit Networking Event at Billy Jack’s Shack
February 21, 2019

The Meet & Greet networking event at Billy Jack’s Shack on February 21, 2019 , was a fabulous time, with an awesome location, great conversations, raffle prizes, interesting food, good drinks, and lots of people involved with the nonprofit sector.  Many, many thanks to Todd Zimmer and John Hart for their hospitality, great drinks, friendly service and scrumptious nibbles. Below are the fantastic photos taken by Don Parchment of us having a great time.

Jerald, Marina and Barry

Jerald Feinstein and Barry Sarnat from Planet Startup with Marina Pavlov, Florida Nonprofits

Jerald, Planet Startup, and Barbara Armentrout, Mesa Group are having a great time. Wish you were here.







Doc-Solutions teams up with the Lipstick Foundation. Left to right, Mike Zagar, Dr. Elizabeth King, Allain Etienne, Yvonne Haase, Gavin Rembach, Karla Eselin, and Jose Manzur

Todd Zimmer accepts the Certificate of Appreciation from Florida Nonprofits Marina and Lynne.

Photographer as subject. Fabulous photographer Don Parchment with Marina Pavlov.

"Florida Nonprofits Presents Nonprofit Finances and Banking Teleconference"

Networking Event at the Himmarshee Public House

We had a fabulous time at the Public House on October 25, with great food, cold drinks, T-shirts, a nonprofit trivia contest and terrific raffle prizes. It was a marvelous venue. Many thanks to Wesley and Rico, and the marvelous staff, including Gia

Thank you to our phenomenal volunteers; Carolyn Ehrhardt, Savika Juror, Margarethe Rabitsch, and Terri Swanson. It was the first time Savika and Terri had joined us, and we really appreciate everything our volunteers contributed to making this event spectacular.

Congratulations to the winners:
     Nonprofit Trivia Contest Co-winners Riko Chirito and Jenny Majors
     Raffle Prize Winners Lynne Balthazor, Irene Dupont, Karla Eselin, and Stanley Goodman

Alyce Zahnheiser; Irene Dupont, First Bank; Dan Platt, Flagstaff Apparel; and Marina Pavlov, Florida Nonprofits

Mike Zagar, Doc Solutions; Steve Spencer, Ft.Laud Garden Club; Marina Pavlov, Florida Nonprofits; John Gargotta, Jim Moran Institute; and Dan Platt, Flagstaff Apparel









Sharon Thomas, Sonrise Assisted Living, and Marina Pavlov


Stanley Goodman with his Halloween basket raffle prize winnings and Marina Pavlov








Welcome to Mark Midkiff, who found the Florida Nonprofits’ office minutes before the event, and became our newest member and also joined us at the Public House and participated in the trivia contest.

"Webinar on Protecting Electronic Information and Privacy"

"Audit and Compliance Using Document Management Best Practices Webinar Presented by Doc-Solutions"

Networking Event at the Treasure Trove
September 19, 2018

The networking event at the Treasure Trove on September 19, 2018, was bittersweet as we bid good-bye to the iconic Fort Lauderdale beach bar after 23 years.

Marlene & Marina

Betty & Heidi

"Florida Nonprofits Presents Becoming a Neighbors 4 Neighbors Community Partner"

"Florida Nonprofits Presents Protecting Critical Business Data from Disaster"

Networking Event at Thursday’s, Fort Lauderdale
July 26, 2018

Another great networking event was experienced at Thursday’s, the fabulous and beautiful French-American Brasserie on Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale. Special thanks to Bernard, Michel and Marika for their fantastic hospitality, ensuring that we all had a great time. If you haven’t been to Thursday’s you are missing a very special place.


"Leslie Fried, National Council on Aging w/ Steve Spencer, Florida Nonprofits' Volunteer"

Leslie Fried, National Council on Aging, w/ Steve Spencer, Florida Nonprofits’ Volunteer


"Judge Robert Diaz and Robert Gottesman, Delicious Spoonfuls"

Judge Robert Diaz and Robert Gottesman, Delicious Spoonfuls











"Monica Blackwood, Henderson Behavioral Health, and Carolyn Ehrhardt, Florida Nonprofits' Volunteer"

Monica Blackwood, Henderson Behavioral Health and Carolyn Ehrhardt, Florida Nonprofits’ Volunteer

"Teri Kovacs, The Light Magazine, and Michelle Hays, Guest"

Teri Kovacs, The Light Magazine, and Michelle Hays















Networking Event at Chima Steakhouse
May 23, 2018

We had a great time at the networking event at Chima Steakhouse on May 23. Many thanks to manager Omar Arrieta for his hospitality.  Don Parchment provided the great photos, which are greatly appreciated.

"Florda Nonprofits' Networking Event at Chima Steakhouse"

Margarethe, Alyce and Carolyn

"Florda Nonprofits' Networking Event at Chima Steakhouse"

Stanley Goodman and Margarethe Elisabeth












"Carolyn Ehrhardt, Marshall Wise and Marina Pavlov"

Carolyn Ehrhardt, Marshall Wise and Marina Pavlov share the fun




"Florda Nonprofits' Networking Event at Chima Steakhouse"

Marina Pavlov presents a Certificate of Appreciation to manager Omar Arrieta











Grandissimo Arte Event

We had a great time at the “Interpressionism” exhibit by Florida Nonprofits’ member Master Painter Daniel Austin on May 11 at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center.

"Margarethe Elisabeth, Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness and Marina Pavlov"

Margarethe Elisabeth, Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness and Marina Pavlov

"Master Painter Daniel Austin with Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness"

Master Painter Daniel Austin with Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness











Educational Seminar

"Grant Intelligence Funding Team Case Studies"

Meet & Greet Networking Event at Modern Sixties Wine Lounge
February 28, 2018

The Florida Association of Nonprofits enjoyed a great networking event at the Modern Sixties Wine Lounge on February 28, 2018. Highlights of the event included great networking and conversations, wonderful wine (of course), marvelous munchies, and door prizes of two bottles of wine being awarded. Attendees included represenatives from Broward Art Guild, Don Parchment Photography, Fitwize 4 Kids, Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, H.O.M.E.S Inc, Impact Broward, Ladies Lets Go Fishing, Lipstick Foundation, Robert Half Technology, and Vitas Innovative Hospice Care. Many thanks to Rebecca and her staff at Modern Sixties Wine Lounge. We are glad you could join us. If you missed it, make it a point to get to the next event at Anthony’s Runway 84 on April 18.

Thanks to Don Parchment Photography for the fabulous photos.


"Ribbon Cutting and Training of Foundation Center Funding Network Location"


Procrastination: Putting an End to Putting it Off


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