13th annual Breakfast for Champions

Broward Partnership for the Homeless

Community and business leaders serve breakfast as "celebrity waiters" and compete to earn the most "tips" to benefit BPHI. Guests pre-pay for "tip money" in advance. Broward County Central Homeless Assistance Center, 920 NW 7th Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-832-7037.

Dec. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Festive Holiday Luncheon

Broward International Women's Club

The annual Festive Holiday Luncheon is the last social of the year. $55. Lago Mar Country Club, 500 NW 127th Ave., Plantation. 954-792-4299 or


Through Dec. 6

Nominations for 22nd annual African-American Achievers Awards

JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus

This program honors community leaders who inspire others in arts and culture; business and entrepreneurism; community service; and education. Nominations are accepted now through Dec. 6. Nominees must live or work in the counties of Broward, Palm Beach or Miami-Dade. Free.

866-516-2497 or http://www.africanamericanachievers.com

Dec. 7 at 6 a.m.

12th annual Inlet Challenge Bicycle Ride

Kids In Distress

Riders choose from four distances, ranging from 100 miles to a leisurely 15 miles. The ride is well supported with rest stops, SAG and repair services. Riders will receive a medal. $50. KID Broward County Campus, 819 NE 26th St., Fort Lauderdale. 954-390-7620.

Dec. 7 from 6 p.m. to midnight

Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Black Tie Ball

The gala, presented by Moet & Chandon, features a welcome reception sponsored by National Insurance Group and a silent auction, sponsored by Fidelity. Enjoy Moet & Chandon and ice bars featuring Absolut Vodka. Dance music by Edge, and special late-night entertainment. $250 to $500. Hard Rock LIVE, Hollywood. 954-767-0686.