Coming up in business
Grant Pros: The Charleston Association of Grant Professionals meets. 5:45-7:30 p.m. Charleston County Public Library. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. Free Call 452-4492 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
ADMIN GROUP: The International Association of Administrative Professionals’ Charleston chapter meets. 6 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Dr., North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Sharon J. Becker. $10. RSVP by July 13 to Rosie at 991-9265. Go to www.charleston-iaap.org.
STARTUP BASICS: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a workshop covering the basics of starting a small business. 6-9 p.m. Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave, North Charleston. $50. Register at www.score285.org or call 727-4778.
CLEAN ENERGY SUMMIT: The S.C. Clean Energy Business Alliance and five clean energy councils hold the inaugural S.C. Clean Energy Summit. 9 a.m-5 p.m. Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St., Columbia. Invited speakers include David Danielson, assistant secretary of energy efficiency and renewables for the U.S. Department of Energy. $30. Go to www.SCCEBA.biz.
FUNDRAISING PROS: The Lowcountry Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals holds a brown-bag lunch meeting. Noon-1:30 p.m. Historic Charleston Foundation, 40 East Bay St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Bret Bremberg, general manager of 100.9 WAY-FM. Topic: “Finding the Passion in Your Mission, and Getting Others Motivated.” Free. RSVP required by 5 p.m. July 16 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MILITARY ENGINEERS: The Society of American Military Engineers’ Charleston post meets. 11:30 a.m. Hilton Garden Inn, 5265 International Blvd., North Charleston,. Scheduled speaker is Ray Ramos of Raymond Engineering. Topic: “Roofing Solutions.” $20 for members; $12 for federal and state employees; $30 for others. Go to www.charlestonsame.com.
DISASTER PREPAREDNESS: The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce holds a workshop: “Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning.” 10 a.m. Holiday Inn Express, 505 Rembert C. Dennis Blvd., Moncks Corner. Scheduled speakers include John Simkovich, health director with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Region 7 and Les Cooper of State Farm. $10 for members; $25 for others. Call 577-9549 or 761-8238, or e-mail email@example.com.
Women In Defense: Women in Defense’s local chapter meets. 11:30-1 p.m. Carrabba’s, 2150 Northwoods Blvd., North Charleston. Scheduled speakers are Mark Gadomski, president of Charleston Defense Contractors Association, and Tony Orlando, president of The Charleston chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. $20 for members; $25 for others. RSVP by today at secretary@wid palmettochapter.org.
LEGISLATIVE RECEPTION: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce holds its inaugural legislative appreciation reception, including a tribute to Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell. 6-8 p.m. The Citadel’s Johnson Hagood Stadium, Club Level, 69 Hagood Ave., Charleston. $55. Contact Jeremy Cauthen at 805-3075 or jcauthen@charleston chamber.org.
INTERNATIONAL TRADE: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s World Trade Center Charleston will hold its inaugural International Trade Luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Montague Terrace, 5001 Coliseum Dr., North Charleston. Scheduled speakers are Phillip Poland, a trade executive with DHL Express (USA), and Jim Newsome, chief executive of the S.C. State Ports Authority. $65. Contact Parker Lee at 805-3035 or firstname.lastname@example.org.