The Federation of Insurance Women of Texas has moved its 76th Annual Convention to a virtual event, Oct. 20-24. Sessions will offer four hours of continuing education credit and classes are open to all. Fees to attend the C.E. classes are $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers. Sessions conducted by Eric Johnson include topics of COVID-19, policy coverage, health group benefits and improving quote spreadsheets. Board meetings and business meetings associated with the convention will be conducted by Zoom on Oct. 24. Convention plans include virtual exhibit booths, complete with a door prize for visiting. No registration is required for the virtual exhibit hall. 

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The National African-American Insurance Association DFW Chapter announced that it will award scholarships to minority North Texas high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in insurance and to Texas minority college students majoring in risk management, insurance, business, math, actuarial science, finance, accounting or engineering. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,000. Applications are due by Dec. 4, and winners will be formally recognized at the NAAIA DFW scholarship luncheon on Jan. 22 at the Doubletree Hilton Campbell Centre. Visit for more information.