GRANT PROS: The Charleston Association of Grant Professionals meets. 5:45-7:30 p.m. Charleston County Library, 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Kelly Karres, data dissemination specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau’s Atlanta regional office. Topic: “Practical Applications of Census Data.” Free. To register, call 452-4492 or e-mail

SOCIAL MEDIA DISCUSSION: The Legal Marketing Association’s Southeastern chapter holds a roundtable discussion luncheon. Noon-1:30 p.m. Halls Chophouse, 434 King St., Charleston. Topic: “The Ins and Outs of Social Media.” $30 for members; $40 for others. Scheduled panelists are Ashley Caldwell, social media marketing consultant; Allyson Haynes, associate professor at the Charleston School of Law; C. Tex Davis Jr. of the S.C. Office of Disciplinary Counsel. Go to Contact Sarah Murray at or 576-5539 to register.

BUSINESS GROWTH: Mount Pleasant Regional Library holds a workshop for businesses owners seeking to grow their companies. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mathis Ferry Road at Anna Knapp Boulevard. Scheduled speaker is Joel Goobich of Big Picture Advisors. Free.

Women In Defense: The Women in Defense local chapter meets. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Carrabba’s, 2150 Northwoods Blvd., North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Cheryl Hoskins, firearms and physical techniques branch chief for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. $20 for members; $25 for others. RSVP to by May 14.

ADMIN GROUP: The International Association of Administrative Professionals’ Charleston chapter meets. 6 p.m. Logan’s Steakhouse, 211 Azalea Square Blvd., Summerville. Scheduled speaker is Glennda Ross. Go to for more information.

BUSINESS EXPO: The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce will hold its inaugural Small Business Expo. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Omar Shrine Center, Patriots Boulevard, Mount Pleasant. Technology demonstrations include: “Search Engine Optimization,” 10-11 a.m.; “Social Media for Business,” 1-2 p.m.; and “Mobile Mania: How Apps Are Fueling Business,” 3-4 p.m. Free. A business card is required to register. Go to www.charleston