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. Call 727-4778.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY: The Charleston chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association holds a commercial energy efficiency workshop that covers S.C. Electric & Gas Co.’s “EnergyWise for your Business Program.” Noon. Daniel Island Country Club, 600 Island Park Drive, Daniel Island. $25. Register at email@example.com by June 7.
HEALTH CARE REFORM & RESTAUARANTS: The Greater Charleston Restaurant Association Inc. holds a panel discussion and conference on the federal Affordable Care Act and its impact on the food service industry. 9:30 a.m.-noon. The Culinary Institute of Charleston, Palmer Campus, 66 Columbus St., Charleston. Open to association members and non-members, but seating is limited. Call 577-4030 or email Monique@CharlestonRestaurantAssociation.com to register.
ADMINISTRATIVE GROUP: The International Association of Administrative Professionals’ Charleston chapter meets. 6 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. $12. RSVP by June 14. Contact LaZana at 958-4769 or LPorter@charlestoncounty.org.
NEW HOMES UPDATE: Charleston Home Builders Association holds an update on the market for new homes. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4831 Tanger Blvd., North Charleston. Scheduled speakers are Will Jenkinson, broker in charge of Carolina One New Homes, and Joey Von Nessen, research economist at RESH Marketing and consultant with the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Free for members; $25 for others. Go to charlestonhomebuilders.org to register.
GOODBusiness Summit: Lowcountry Local First holds the GOODBusiness Summit. Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St., Charleston. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $125 for members by June 1 and $150 afterward; for others, $175 by June 1 and $200 afterward. Scheduled speakers include Natalie Chanin of Alabama Chanin; Eric Henry of TS Designs; Paul Saginaw, co-owner of Zingerman’s; and state Sen. Vincent Sheheen. Go to lowcountrylocalfirst.org.
FRANCHISING: The coastal chapter of SCORE in conjunction with FranNet of the Carolinas hold a free seminar: “Is Franchise Ownership Right for You?” 10 a.m.-noon. Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. For more information, call Cathey Petkash at 678-644-3868.
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
CLEAN ENERGY CONFAB: The S.C. Clean Energy Business Alliance holds its S.C. Clean Energy Summit. Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St., Columbia. Rates start at $100 for alliance members; $125 for others. Contact Andrew Epting at 803-673-7855 or andrew@ scceba.biz for information. Go to eventbrite.com/event/5934081999# to register.
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