BUSINESS COUNSELING: The coastal chapter of SCORE Counselors offers free, confidential business counseling for entrepreneurs and small business owners. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. No appointment necessary. For more information, call 727-4778.
CUSTOMS UPDATE: The local chapter of Women in Defense meets. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Doubletree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston Airport, 7401 Northwoods Blvd., North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Joanne Fogg, assistant port director for tactical and pas- senger operations at U.S. Customs and Border Protection. $20 for members; $25 for others. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 22.
DEFICIT TALK: The Bastiat Society of Charleston meets. 6-8 p.m. Barbara Jean’s Restaurant, 99 S. Market St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Peter T. Calcagno, associate professor of economics and director of the Initiative for Public Choice & Market Process at the College of Charleston. Topic: “Deficit, Debt and Democracy: An Institutional Approach.” Free and open to the public.
DOING BUSINESS OVERSEAS: The Overseas Private Investment Corporation holds a workshop about government programs available to support overseas investment: “Expanding Horizons.” Charleston Marriott, 170 Lockwood Blvd., Charleston. &:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. $50. Go to www.opicevents.com to register online or to get more details.
CONSERVATION LEAGUE CONFAB: The Coastal Conservation League holds a conference as part of its 25th anniversary: “Prosperous Lowcountry, Flourishing Planet.” Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King St., Charleston. $100-$160. Contact Catherine McCullough at email@example.com or 725-2066 for more information.
MILITARY ENGINEERS: The Charleston post of the Society of American Military Engineers holds its annual industry day, with a focus on opportunities for small firms that want to do business with local government agencies. 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Charleston Area Convention Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston. Theme: “Lean and Green in 2013.” $25-$180. Go to samechs industry2013.eventbrite.com to register.
TAX SEMINAR: The Society of Financial Service Professionals holds a seminar, “A New Tax Code for a New Generation.” 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau St. Charleston. For details and registration information, contact Paul Brustowicz at charlestonscfsp@gmailcom or 873-4814.
BUSINESS TAX WORKSHOP: The Internal Revenue Service and other sponsors hold a tax workshop for small business owners covering federal and state tax requirements and employment security obligations. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Small Business Development Center, 2430 Mall Drive, Suite 155, North Charleston. Free. Call 740-6160 to register or for more information.
HOUSING SUMMIT: Lowcountry Housing Trust holds a summit, “Housing Matters.” 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Trident Technical College’s Complex for Industrial & Economic Development, Building 920, 7000 Rivers Ave. North Charleston. Free but space is limited. Advance registration required at housingmatters-summit-LHT.eventbrite.com. Contact Debra Crawford at 973-7285 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
TEACHER APPRECIATION: The Greater Summerville/Dor- chester County Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Teacher Appreciation luncheon. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bethany United Methodist Church, 118 W. 3rd. South St., Summerville. Contact Abby Hartmann at 873-2931.
BUSINESS EXPO: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce holds its Business Expo. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Charleston Area Convention Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston. Go to charlestonchamber.net/business-expo for more information. Free but attendees are asked to bring a business card.
Notice about comments:
The Post and Courier is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point.