Wednesday

GOVERNMENT WORK: The Small Business Development Center holds a workshop, "How To Respond To A Government Request For Proposal." 8:30-11:30 a.m. Bank of America building, 5900 Core Dr., 5th floor, North Charleston, $35. Instructor is Linda Blanton. Register at www.localsmallbusiness.org or call Susan B. James or Melinda Low, 740-6160.

Thursday

JR. ACHIEVEMENT TALK: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds a workforce development forum. 8 a.m. Chamber boardroom, 402 N. Main St., Summerville. Speaker is Chad Vail, president of Junior Achievement's Coastal South Carolina region. Call 873-2931.

BIZ MIXER: The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce holds a business mixer. 5:30-7 p.m. Del Webb at Cane Bay, 325 Palmetto Point Dr., Summerville. Free for members; $10 for others. Call 577-9549 or 761-8238; e-mail sthornton@bcoc.com; or go to www.berkeleysc.org.

REAL ESTATE INVESTORS: The Charleston Real Estate Investors Association meets. 5:30 p.m. North Charleston Inn, 2934 W. Montague Ave., N. Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Terri Haas of HGTV's "Designed To Sell." RSVP requested. Call 200-5617 or go to charlestonrealestateinvestors.com.

Aug. 10

S.C. CHAMBER MEET: The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce holds it 2010 networking meeting for the Charleston area. 4-6 p.m. Trident Technical College, 7000 Rivers Ave., North Charleston. Free. Send an e-mail to chamber@scchamber.net or call 803-799-4601. To register, go to www.charlestonchamber.net.

SENIOR NETWORKING: The Lowcountry Senior Network meets. 8:30-10 a.m. The Elks Lodge No. 242, 1113 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston. www.lowcountryseniornetwork.com.

Aug. 11

BRANDING: The Center for Women holds a seminar on branding. 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Greater Summerville Chamber of Commerce, 402 N. Main St. in Summerville. Speaker is Shari Schleis of Splash Marketing. $20. Call 763-7333.

Aug. 17

GREEN TALK: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce's Developers Council meets. 8-9:30 a.m. 4500 Leeds Ave., Suite 100, 2nd floor, North Charleston. Call Graham Drayton at 805-3034.

Aug. 18

HISTORIC PARK OVERVIEW: The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce and the Lowcountry Hospitality Association present an overview of Old Santee Canal Park. 3 p.m. 900 Stoney Landing Rd., Moncks Corner. Free for members; $25 for others. RSVP at 761-8238 or sthornton@bcoc.com or go to www.berkeleysc.org.

HR WORKSHOP: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce's Labor Climate Network holds a human resource workshop. 7:30-11 a.m. 4500 Leeds Ave., Suite 100, 2nd floor, North Charleston. $55 for members; $95 for others. Go to www.charlestonchamber.net or contact Emily Brown at 805-3042 or ebrown@charlestonchamber.org.

Aug. 19

Port Tour: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce holds its annual port tour and briefing. 2-6 p.m. Starts and ends at 4500 Leeds Ave., Suite 100, 2nd floor, North Charleston. $75 for members; $150 for others.

FENG SHUI: The Center For Women holds a free seminar about Feng Shui. Noon 129 Cannon St., Charleston. Registration required: 763-7333.