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Organizers of the Dutch Dialogue are holding meetings about flooding issues in Charleston on Monday and Wednesday. File/Wade Spees/Staff

TODAY

CHARLESTON FLOODING FORUM: The City of Charleston, Historic Charleston Foundation and others holds an update and public meeting with the Dutch Dialogues Charleston design team that is working on solutions for several major flooding challenges facing the city. 6:30-8 p.m. Crosstowne Church, 1941 Bees Ferry Road, West Ashley. Free. Go to www.dutchdialoguescharleston.org for details.

TUESDAY 

HR SUMMIT: The Palmetto Society for Human Resource Management holds a conference, “Building HR Rock Stars.” 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m. College of Charleston North Campus, 3800 Paramount Drive, North Charleston. Free for members; $65 for others. Go to https://palmetto.shrm.org/ for more details.

GENTRIFICATION FORUM: Charleston Promise Neighborhood holds the second community forum to discuss the effects of gentrification in the Charleston Neck area. 5-8 p.m. Chicora Elementary School, 3100 Carner Ave., North Charleston. Free. Email radia.heyward@charlestonpromise.org or call 843-647-6209 for details.

GRANT PROFESSIONALS: The Charleston Association of Grant Professionals meets. 6-7:30 p.m. Charleston County Public Library, 89 Calhoun St., Charleston. Free. Call 843-452-4492 or email carolynlackey@comcast.net for more information.

WEDNESDAY

BOOSTING PRODUCTIVITY: The S.C. Small Business Development Center holds a workshop, “Improving Productivity with Lean Six Sigma.” 9-11 a.m. S.C. Research Authority, 315 Sigma Drive, Summerville. Scheduled presenter is Kimberly Champagne. $50. Go to www.charlestonsbdc.com or call 843-740-6160 for details.

CHARLESTON FLOODING FORUM: The City of Charleston, Historic Charleston Foundation and others hold an “Every Drop Counts” presentation and an open house with the Dutch Dialogues Charleston design group that is working on solutions to several major flooding challenges facing the city. 5:30-8 p.m. Clemson Design Center, 701 East Bay St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Daniel Goedbloed, the city of Amsterdam's rainproof program manager. Free. Go to www.dutchdialoguescharleston.org for details. 

THURSDAY

HOMEOWNERSHIP PRIMER: Origin SC holds a workshop on the basics of homeownership. 6-8 p.m. 4925 Lacross Road, North Charleston. Registration required. Go to www.originsc.org/classes/ or call 843-735-7802 for details.

SATURDAY

HOMEBUYING BASICS: Origin SC holds a workshop for first-time home buyers. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 4925 Lacross Road, North Charleston. Registration required. Go to www.originsc.org/classes/ or call 843-735-7802 for details.

JULY 22

BETTER CREDIT: Origin SC holds a workshop on improving credit. 6-8 p.m. 4925 Lacross Road, North Charleston. Registration required. Go to www.originsc.org/classes/ or call 843-735-7802 for details.

JULY 24

BUSINESS PLANS: The Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a workshop, "Writing Your Business Plan." Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building. 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. $10. Go to www.charlestonsc.score.org for details.

JULY 25

HOMEOWNERSHIP PRIMER: Origin SC holds a workshop on the basics of homeownership. 6-8 p.m. 222 Trolley Road, Summerville. Registration required. Go to www.originsc.org/classes/ or call 843-735-7802 for details.

JULY 29

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION: Charleston County Probate Court holds a free workshop on estate administration and the probate process. 10 a.m.-noon. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Service Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Irvin Condon, county probate judge. Register by calling 843-958-5030.

JULY 30

ALUMINUM PLANT UPDATE: The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce holds a community update on the expansion of the J.W. Aluminum plant and how it affect the city of Goose Creek. 9-10 a.m. Wingate by Wydham at Charleston Southern University, 9280 University Blvd., North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Stan Brant, J.W. Aluminum’s chief operating officer. $25 for members; $40 for others. Call 843-761-8238 or go to www.berkeleysc.org for more details.

AUG. 2 & 3

RURAL LANDOWNERS: The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service hold the 4th annual “S.C. Rural and Limited Landowner Symposium.” Marriott Hotel, 35 Lockwood Blvd., Charleston. $50. Register by July 5 at www.heirsproperty.org/events or by contacting Jasmine Brown at 843-745-7055 or jbrown@heirsproperty.org.

AUG. 8

BERKELEY SCHOOLS UPDATE: The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce holds a community update on the Berkeley County School District. 9-10 a.m. Courtyard by Marriott, 1510 Rose Drive, Summerville. Scheduled speaker is Eddie Ingram, district superintendent. $25 for members; $40 for others. Call 843-761-8238 or go to www.berkeleysc.org for more details. 

AUG. 12

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION: Charleston County Probate Court holds a free workshop on estate administration and the probate process. 10 a.m.-noon. 84 Broad St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Irvin Condon, county probate judge. Register by calling 843-958-5030.

AUG. 26

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION: Charleston County Probate Court holds a free workshop on estate administration and the probate process. 10 a.m.-noon. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Service Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Irvin Condon, county probate judge. Register by calling 843-958-5030. 

AUG. 29

SALUTE TO INDUSTRY: The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Industry Appreciation Luncheon. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Pavilion at Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston. $50 for members; $75 for others. Go to https://bit.ly/2I5swh4 for details.

SEPT. 9

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION: Charleston County Probate Court holds a free workshop on estate administration and the probate process. 10 a.m.-noon. 84 Broad St., Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Irvin Condon, county probate judge. Register by calling 843-958-5030.

SEPT. 23

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION: Charleston County Probate Court holds a free workshop on estate administration and the probate process. 10 a.m.-noon. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Service Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Irvin Condon, county probate judge. Register by calling 843-958-5030.

SEPT. 24

NEXTON UPDATE: The Berkeley Chamber of Commerce holds a community update on the mixed-use Nexton development in Summerville. 9-10:30 a.m. Courtyard by Marriott, 1510 Rose Drive, Summerville. Scheduled speaker is Brent Gilardo, vice president and general manager for the project. $25 for members; $40 for others. Call 843-761-8238 or go to www.berkeleysc.org for more details.

SEPT. 26

FLOODING REPORT: Dutch Dialogues Charleston, which is working on solutions to several major flooding challenges facing the city, presents its final report. 6-7:30 p.m. Charleston Gaillard Center, 2 George St. Free. Go to www.dutchdialoguescharleston.org for more details.

OCT. 21-23

S.C. TRADE SUMMIT: The 46th annual S.C. International Trade Conference is held. Charleston Galliard Center, 95 Calhoun St. Go to www.scitc.org for details.

OCT. 22

NOTARY SEMINAR: The S.C. Secretary of State holds free notary public seminar. 6:30 p.m. Trident Technical College, Building 920, 7000 Rivers Ave., North Charleston. Email kwatkins@sos.sc.gov or call 803-734-6045 for registration details.

OCT. 29-31

S.C. LIFE SCIENCES SUMMIT: SCBIO holds its annual life-sciences industry conference. Hyatt Regency Greenville, 220 N. Main St., Greenville. Theme is, “Ignite the Future.” Go to https://www.scbio.org/ for registration fees and other details.

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