MAYORAL UPDATE: The Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce holds a briefing with the mayors from municipalities within the county to discuss plans for their areas. Noon. Charleston Southern University’s Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership, Drew Conference Center, 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston. $35 for members; $40 for others. Call 577-9549 or 761-8238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Go to www.berkeleysc.org.
MONEY MANAGEMENT: The Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce holds a lunch and learn event on money management. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 2817 Maybank Highway, Johns Island. Free. Email winnie@seaislands chamber.org by June 15.
RETIREMENT PLANNING: Trident Technical College’s Mount Pleasant campus begins two retirement planning courses aimed at adults 50-70. The first is held June 16, 23, and 30. A duplicate course is held June 17, 24 and July 1. 6:30-8:45 p.m. 1125 John Dilligard Lane. $89 for either session. Call 574-6152 or go to www.tridenttech.edu/ce.htm to register.
MARKETING: S.C. Small Business Development Centers holds a seminar, “Is Your Marketing and Branding Effort Working? Are you Getting Results?” 1-3 p.m. St. Leo University, 2430 Mall Drive. North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Caton Easterling, president of Sterling Marketing. $20. Go to charlestonsbdc.webs.com/workshops or call 740-6160.
SALES SKILLS: The Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a workshop on developing and using basic sales skills. 6-8 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. $20. Register at charlestonsc.score.org.
GRANTS WORKSHOP: Charleston County Public Library and The Foundation Center hold a workshop, “Introduction to Seeking Grants.” Noon-1 p.m. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. Go to www.foundationcenter.org.
CODING 101: Charleston County Public Library and the Iron Yard hold a workshop on the basics of computer coding. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. Space is limited. Email email@example.com or call 805-6930 to register.
Inventors Forum: The Charleston chapter of SCORE will hold roundtable on protecting and commercializing unique ideas. 9-10:30 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Free. Register at charlestonsc.score.org.
STOCK RESEARCH: Charleston County Public Library holds a free overview of the Value Line Research Center for stocks. 1-1:30 p.m. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston.
FEDERAL INNOVATION CONTRACTS: S.C. Small Business Development Centers seminar, “Winning Small Business Innovation Research Contracts” under the federal Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer program. 1-3 p.m. St. Leo University, 2430 Mall Drive. North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Jim Wasson, president of Growth Strategies International LLC and a technology commercialization business consultant. $20. Go to charlestonsbdc.webs.com/workshops or call 740-6160.
BUSINESS Financing: Charleston chapter of SCORE workshop on where/how to obtain financing for a business. 6-8 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. $20. Register: charlestonsc.score.org.
ONLINE JOB SEARCHES: Charleston County Public Library holds a free workshop on online job applications. 1 p.m. St. Andrews Regional Library, 1735 N. Woodmere Drive, West Ashley.
GAMBLING INSIGHTS: The Bastiat Society of Charleston meets. 6-7 p.m. Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is “Casinonomics” author Doug Walker of the College of Charleston, on economic and social impacts of gambling. Free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PROBATE WORKSHOP: Charleston County free workshop on routine estate administration and probate process. 10 a.m.-noon. Charleston County Historic Courthouse, 84 Broad St. Register: 958-5030.