Today

Admin. Professionals: The International Association of Administrative Professionals’ Charleston chapter meets. 6 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston, Scheduled speaker is Marilyn Tharp, on “As the Gavel Pounds” Robert’s Rules of Order.” Program is free. Contact Lottie at 218-5151.

Tuesday

BUSINESS COUNSELING: Coastal chapter of SCORE offers free business counseling for entrepreneurs and small business owners. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mount Pleasant Town Complex, 100 Ann Edwards Lane. No appointment necessary. Call 727-4778 or go to www.score285.org.

Women in Business: Charleston County’s Minority/Women/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise holds a free business development workshop for women business owners. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, Room A214, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Kwamie Green, financial administrator for S.C. Women in Business Center. Registration requested. Contact LaZana Porter at 958-4769 at LPorter@charlestoncounty.org.

GRANT GROUP: The Charleston Association of Grant Professionals meets. 5:45-7:30 p.m. Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St. Free. Call 452-4492 or email carolynlackey@comcast.net.

DO-IT-YOURSELF Business Research: Charleston County Public Library offers a workshop on market research tips for businesses, such as building mailing lists, finding demographic reports and learning about competitors. 6-7 p.m. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. Call 805-6930.

Wednesday

JOB FAIR: Palmetto Goodwill Job Link Center holds a job fair, including assistance writing resumes and cover letters and job searching online. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Johns Island Regional Library, 3531 Maybank Highway. Come dressed for an interview Call 559-1945.

Thursday

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’s offices, 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. $75 for members; $150 for others. Contact Jeremy Cauthen at 805-3075 or jcauthen@charlestonchamber.org.

FUNDRAISERS: Lowcountry chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals meets. Noon. Mount Pleasant Holiday Inn, 250 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Scheduled speaker is Teresa Coles of Riggs Partners. Topic: “Skills-Based Volunteerism.” $22 for members; $32 others. Reservations required at afplowcountrychapter@yahoo.com by today.

SUMMERVILLE Business Expo: Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Business Expo. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Summerville Family YMCA at The Ponds, 101 Pottery Circle. Free for members; $25 others. Reservations required. Contact Abby Hartmann at 873-2931 for details.

Aug. 26

LOGISTICS COURSE: The College of Charleston begins an eight-month, 50-hour course on aspects of moving goods to and from the port, and the services affiliated with distribution, logistics and transportation industries. Mondays from 7-9 p.m. through April 21. School of Business’ Tate Center, Room 207, 5 Liberty St. $895. Contact Kent Gourdin at gourdink@cofc.edu for details.

Aug. 27

Home Ownership: Charleston County Public Library offers a workshop on the steps to homeownership for first-time buyers. 6 p.m. John L. Dart Library, 1067 King St., Charleston. Call 722-7550.

Aug. 28

BUSINESS COUNSELING: Coastal chapter of SCORE offers free business counseling for entrepreneurs and small business owners. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St. No appointment necessary. Call 727-4778 or go to www.score285.org.

Aug. 29

INDUSTRY APPRECIATION: Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds annual industry appreciation luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Bethany United Methodist Church, 118 W. 3rd South St. Contact Abby Hartmann at 873-2931.