Networking Events / Meet & Greets

The Florida Association of Nonprofits exists to help nonprofits thrive by providing information (education), resources, group discounts, advocacy, networking opportunities, and more.  To further this goal, Florida Nonprofits regularly schedules Meet & Greet networking events to provide an opportunity to get to know others in your community interested in the nonprofit sector in Florida in a relaxed, social setting. Here are some of our upcoming and previous networking events.

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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 Baryy

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.

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

 

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

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

Barbara Lawrence, Broward Art Guild, Marshall Wise, Wise Tax Pro Centers, and Christine Kent, LetHopeLive.org

Cindy and Stephen Buckley, Catholic Teachers Endowment, with Marina Pavlov, Florida Nonprofits


 


"Florida Nonprofits' Meet & Greet Nonprofit Networking Event"

Salute to Volunteers, December 18, 2018

If you did not volunteer with the Florida Association of Nonprofits in 2018 or take part in the Salute to Volunteers, you missed a really great time.

"Carolyn Ehrhardt received a Certificate of Appreciation from Naomi Wright, Maria Hidalgo, Marina Pavlov, and Irene Dupont"

Carolyn Ehrhardt received a Certificate of Appreciation from Naomi Wright, Maria Hidalgo, Marina Pavlov, and Irene Dupont

"Marina and Maxine Kamin with her Silent Auction winnings"

Marina and Maxine Kamin with her Silent Auction winnings

"Uber Volunteer Margarethe Elisabeth receives a Certificate of Appreciation from Marina"

Uber Volunteer Margarethe Elisabeth receives a Certificate of Appreciation from Marina

"Our Master of Ceremonies, Naomi Wright, and Marina"

Our Master of Ceremonies, Naomi Wright, and Marina



Networking Event at the Modern Sixties Wine Lounge

The networking event at the Modern Sixties Wine Lounge on November 14, 2018, included blue wine (blueberry skins add the color), great conversations, raffle prizes, and meeting lots of new people.  Many, many thanks to Rebecca for her hospitality, great location, and wine expertise. We had a great time.

Our awesome host, Rebecca Brown, and Margarethe Elisabeth are picture perfect.

Barry Sarnat – Planet Start-up, Margarethe Elisabeth – Florida Nonprofits, Christine Kent – Help Hope Live, Lynne – Florida Nonprofits

Glo Knowles shares her vision

Katty Payne and her mom, Lydia Proenza, salute us

Barry Sarnat describes the mission of Planet Start-up

Lydia Proenza, Cross International, won the Bountiful Thanksgiving Basket raffle.



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 Mike Midkiff, who showed up at Florida Nonprofits’ office minutes before the event, and not only became our newest member but also joined us at the Public House and participated in the trivia contest.



Networking Event at the Treasure Trove

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



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

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

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

Florida Nonprofits enjoyed a great networking event 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

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

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

place.

Thursday's



Networking Event at 33rd Street Wine Bar
June 14, 2018

We had a great time at the networking event at 33rd Street Wine Bar on June 14. Many thanks to Candace for her hospitality and great wine. Thanks to  scrumptious nibbles. You can see us all having a great time in the fantastic photos taken by Don Parchment.

Marina thanks sponsor Marshall Wise and Candace

Jan, Marina, Phillipe, Karla, and Gavin.

Candace, Leti and Stephen enjoy the raffle.

 

 

 

 

 

Carolyn, Marina and Snyde

 


Networking Event at Chima Steakhouse
May 23, 2018

We had a great time at Chima Steakhouse on May 23. Many thanks to manager Omar Arrieta for his hospitality.

"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"

Margarethe, Alyce and Carolyn

"Florda Nonprofits' Networking Event at Chima Steakhouse"

Marina Pavlov presents a Certificate of Appreciation to manager Omar Arrieta


 

 

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