BUDGETING WORKSHOP: Charleston County Public Library holds an installment in its financial education series: "Bring Balance to Your Budget." 1:30-2:30 p.m. Otranto Road Regional Library, 2261 Otranto Road, North Charleston. Speaker is Jerol Graves of Edward Jones.
Inventors Forum: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a forum on protecting or commercializing unique ideas or products. 9-10 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Free. Register at www.score285.org.
FRANCHISE FORUM: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds a seminar: "The Facts of Franchise Ownership." 9:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 402 N. Main St., Summerville. Scheduled speakers are Cathey Petkash, a FranNet franchise specialist, and Brandon Renaud, CPA and senior manager at Elliott Davis LLC. Free. Seating is limited. Register at factsoffranchiseownership.eventbrite.com.
REAL ESTATE CLOSINGS: The Charleston County Bar Association holds a free community seminar: "What Everyone Should Know About Real Estate Closings." 5:30 p.m. Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St. Scheduled speaker is Ryan Bluestein.
CENTER FOR WOMEN: Center marks Women's Equality Month. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, Cooper River Room. $35 members; $60 for others. Go to bit.ly/BeBraveBrunch.
MINORITY SUPPLIER SUMMIT: Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council's 2014 Business Opportunity Conference. Hilton Columbia Center, 924 Senate St., Columbia. Theme is "Innovation: The Key to Our Future." Speakers include D. Keith Pigues, business professor at N.C. Central University and author of "Winning With Customers." $350-$500. Go to www.cvmsdc.org.
EMINENT DOMAIN: The Charleston County Bar Association holds a free community seminar, "Eminent Domain: Yes, the Government Can Take Your Property." 5:30 p.m. Our Lady of Mercy, 1684 Brownswood Road, Johns Island. Speakers are John Linton and Tom Gressette. Go to charlestoncountybar.org.
Business Roundtable: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a roundtable to discuss the criteria for an employee and a contractor, 9-10 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Free. Register at www.score285.org.
WAGES FOR DISABLED WORKERS: U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division holds a compliance seminar for employers and others on the rules governing payment of workers with disabilities under the Fair Labor Standards Act. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. University of South Carolina Thomas Cooper Library, Hollings Library Program Room, 1322 Greene St., Columbia. Free. Space is limited. Call 770-940-1872 for registration website.
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