Coming up in local business
BROCHURE DESIGN: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a brochure design seminar for entrepreneurs and business. 6-9 p.m. Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. $25. Go to www.score285.org to register or call 727-4778.
DORCHESTER 2 CONSTRUCTION FORUM: Dorchester School District Two holds a meet and greet with M.B. Kahn Construction Co. Inc. for local businesses that are interested in working on the upcoming bond referendum building projects. 6 p.m. Summerville High School, 1101 Boone Hill Road. RSVP by Friday to firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR INVENTORS: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds an inventors forum. 9 a.m. Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. Free. For more information, call 727-4778.
SMALL BUSINESS FORUM: Charleston County and the S.C. Small Business Development Center hold a round table meeting for small businesses. 12:30 p.m. Johns Island Regional Library, 3531 Maybank Highway. Scheduled speaker is Susan Hogan, director of the county’s Small Business Enterprise Program. Topic: “Do You Have the Right Stuff?” Free.
BUSINESS COUNSELING: The coastal chapter of SCORE offers free business counseling for entrepreneurs and small business owners. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Charleston County Public Library, second floor, 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. No appointment necessary. For more information, call 727-4778.
HONORING the Military: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce holds its annual salute to the region’s military personnel. 5:15-8:30 p.m. Embassy Suites, 5055 International Blvd., North Charleston. Scheduled keynote speaker is Rear Adm. Richard P. Breckenridge, director of Undersea Warfare Division (N97). $65 for chamber members; $45 military members. Contact Jeremy Cauthen at 805-3075 or email@example.com for more information.
BASTIAT SOCIETY: The Bastiat Society meets. 6-7:30 p.m. College of Charlesotn’s Tate Center, Room 202, 5 Liberty St. Scheduled speaker is Robert Salvino,associate professor of economics and the research economist for Coastal Carolina University’s Center for Economic and Community Development in the Wall College of Business. Topic: “Economic Institutions and Local Government Jurisdictions: Competition vs. Control.” Free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
CLEAN ENERGY SUMMIT: The S.C. Clean Energy Business Alliance holds its S.C. Clean Energy Summit. Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St., Columbia. Rate start at $100 for alliance members; $125 for others. Contact Andrew Epting at 803-673-7855 or email@example.com for more information. Go to eventbrite.com/event/5934081999# to register.
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 to get more information.
HURRICANE EXPO: Dorchester County Emergency Management Department will hold a 2013 Hurricane Expo with a focus on safety and preparedness. 9 a.m.-noon. Lowe’s, 9600 Dorchester Road, Summerville. Free. For more information, contact Matt McNamara at 412-7176.
LEGISLATIVE RECEPTION: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce holds its second annual legislative appreciation reception. 6-8 p.m. Founders Hall, 1500 Old Towne Rd., Charleston. $50 for members. Contact Jeremy Cauthen at 805-3075 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
PORT TOUR: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce holds its annual port tour and briefing. 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Starts and ends at the chamber, 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. $75 for members; $150 for others. Contact Jeremy Cauthen at 805-3075 or email@example.com for more information.
SUMMERVILLE Business Expo: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Business Expo. 4-5:30 p.m. with an after-hours event to follow until 7:30 p.m. Summerville Family YMCA at The Ponds, 101 Pottery Circle, Summerville. Free for members; $25 for others. Reservations required. Contact Abby Hartmann at 873-2931 for more information.