ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS: The International Association of Administrative Professionals’ Charleston chapter meets. 6 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Call Narissia at 329-8004.
CHAMBER FORECAST: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds its 2015 economic forecast and annual membership meeting. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Bethany United Methodist Church, 118 West 3rd St. South, Summerville. Scheduled speaker is economist Stephen Slifer of Daniel Island-based NumberNomics. $45 for members; $70 for others. Call 873-2931.
INVENTORS FORUM: The coastal chapter of SCORE holds a discussion and workshop about protecting and monetizing unique ideas and inventions, 9-10:30 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Free. Register at coastal.score.org.
ALLIANCE UPDATE: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly Power Hour. 8-9 am. SCRA Applied Technologies Center, 315 Sigma Drive, Summerville. Scheduled speaker is David Ginn, CEO of the Charleston Regional Development Alliance, who will give an update about the group. Free for members; $25 for others. Go to greatersummerville.org.
SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP: Charleston County Government Contracts and Procurement Department holds a free workshop, “Legal and Accounting Tools for Small Business Owners.” 6-8 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, Room A214, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Scheduled speakers are attorney Sean Wilson and CPA Rick Miller. Register at charlestoncounty.org/departments/procurement/workshops.php.
HEALTHY BUSINESS CHALLENGE: The Medical University of South Carolina and the city of Charleston hold a kick-off seminar for the Charleston Healthy Business Challenge. 8:30-10 a.m. MUSC Bioengineering Building, 70 President St. Room 112, Charleston. Organizers will provide infor-mation on registration and program details, and wellness experts will answer questions and provide resources to help participants get started. Free. Go to chbchallenge.com or email Dr. Susan Johnson at johnsusa//www.eventbrite.com/e/charleston-healthy-business-challenge-kick-off-tickets-15420823097.
EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP FOR VETERANS: U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s office holds a veterans job workshop. 9 a.m.-noon. Trident Technical College, 7000 Rivers Ave,, Building 410, second floor, North Charleston. Free. Call 727-4525.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: The Palmetto Project holds a workshop on health care coverage and options under the Affordable Care Act, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. John’s Island Regional Library, 3531 Maybank Highway. Free. Call 888-998-4646 for appointment.
PROBATE WORKSHOP: Charleston County free workshop about routine estate administration and the probate process. 10 a.m.-noon. Charleston County Historic Courthouse, second floor, 84 Broad St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Probate Judge Irvin Condon. Advanced registration requested at 958-5030.
PUBLIC RELATIONS STRATEGIES: The coastal chapter of SCORE roundtable discussion on using public relations tactics to enhance business communications. 9-10 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Free. Register at coastal.score.org.