Local busines calendar
SUMMERVILLE COUNSELING: The coastal chapter of SCORE offers free business counseling for entrepreneurs and small business owners. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Dorchester County Library, 76 Trolley Road, Summerville. No appointment necessary. Call 727-4778 or go to www.score285.org.
MBA PRIMER: The College of Charleston School of Business holds two informational sessions for anyone interested in enrolling in its one-year global MBA program. Noon and and 6 p.m. Tate Center, 5 Liberty St., Charleston. Scheduled speakers include with the program director, Jim Kindley, and the professional development director, Angie Boyd. Free.
BUSINESS COUNSELING: The 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.
INTERNATIONAL TRADE GROUP: Charleston Women in International Trade meets. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Charleston Area Convention Center. Scheduled speaker is Elizabeth Colbert Busch, director of business development at the Clemson University Restoration Institute. $20 for members; $25 for others. Go to www.cwitsc.org.
GRANT WRITING: The Charleston Association of Grant Professionals holds a grant writing workshop. 1-4 p.m. Charleston Southern University’s Strom Thurmond Student Center, 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston. $40 for members; $50 for others. Scheduled speaker is Linda Karges-Bone. Call 452-4492 or email email@example.com for more information. Register online at cagpgrantwriting.eventbrite.com.
S.C. AGING COALITION: The South Carolina Aging In Place Coalition holds its quarterly meeting. 9 a.m. Goodwill Industries, 2150 Eagle Drive, North Charleston. Go to www.scaipc.org for more information.
HEALTH CARE SEMINAR: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a seminar, “Health Care for Your Business.” 6-8:30 p.m. Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave., 2nd floor, North Charleston. $25.00. Call 727-4778 or go to www.score285.org for more information.
MT. PLEASANT BUSINESS GROUP: The Mount Pleasant Business Association meets. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Holiday Inn Mount Pleasant, 250 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. $12 in advance or $15 at the door for members; $18-$20 for others. Scheduled speaker is George Benson, president of the College of Charleston. Go to mountpleasantbusiness.com.
GREEN FAIR: The annual Carolina Green Fair is held. Noon-6 p.m. James Island County Park. More than 75 business exhibitors are scheduled to participate. Free with $1 park admission or Charleston County Park Gold Pass. Call 727-4778 or go to www.score285.org for more information. Call 513-2655 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
HomeOwnership: 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. Scheduled speaker is real estate agent Michael A. Fenwrick. Call 722-7550 for more information.
Small Business Counseling: The coastal chapter of SCORE offers free business counseling for entrepreneurs and small business owners. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. No appointment necessary. Call 727-4778 or go to www.score285.org for more information.
Charleston Catholic Business: Charleston Catholic Business meets. 7:30 a.m. The Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau St. Charleston. Scheduled speaker is John Horvat II, author of “Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic Christian Society.” $20. Call 225-8570 for details.
LEGAL MARKETERS: The Legal Marketing Association’s Southeastern chapter hold its 2013 regional conference, “Old Practices. New Ideas.” DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston, 181 Church St., Charleston. Go to www.lmaseconference.com for details.
PRESCRIBED BURNING: The South Carolina Forestry Commission holds an all-day class in Walterboro for land managers who want to become certified prescribed fire managers. Exact location disclosed upon registration. $50. To register, call Leslie Woodham at 803-896-8809 or go to www.trees.sc.gov by Sept. 19.
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.
Annual Industry Appreciation: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds its annual industry appreciation luncheon. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bethany United Methodist Church, 118 W. 3rd St. South, Summerville. Scheduled speaker is U.S. Sen. Tim Scott.
Administrative Professionals: The International Association of Administrative Professionals’ Charleston chapter meets. 6 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Leeds Ave., North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is retired Marine Corps Lt. Col. Phillip Woody. Topic: “Emergency Preparedness: Establishing a Plan to Move People and Things in an Emergency Situation.” $12 for dinner; program is free. Contact Lottie at 218-5151 for more information.