News briefs for February 8th-14th

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Business for Breakfast #MeToo in the Workplace

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the SC LowCountry SCORE Chapter, announces #Me Too In The Workplace: How Small Businesses Can Avoid Costly Sexual Harassment Problems, another in the Chamber’s Second Wednesday programs for small businesses. The one hour program will provide attendees with an improved working knowledge of how to avoid sexual harassment problems in this era of heightened awareness about the extent of these problems in the workplace. Speaker Ben Glass is a shareholder with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak, & Stewart, PC, one of the largest labor and employment firms in the world.  

The event will be held Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce. 701 Craven Street. Free for Chamber members Non-members $15. For more information, contact Ginger Olszewski at

County offers free electronics recycling

The Beaufort County Public Works Department Solid Waste and Recycling Office will host two free electronics recycling events for county residents. The next events will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations on Saturday, February 17:

• Beaufort County Public Works, 9 Benton Field Road, Bluffton 

• Beaufort County Public Works, 140 Shanklin Road, Beaufort 

Any personal computers, laptops, CRT monitors, LCD monitors, CRT televisions, non-CRT televisions, printers, hard drives and miscellaneous electronics (microwaves, cell phones, radios, fax machines, and typewriters) will be accepted. If you have questions concerning this or other recycling events, please call the Solid Waste and Recycling Office for more information at 843-255-2736 or visit their website at

Coffee with Colleagues hosted by CAPA

A free networking opportunity for chamber members, February’s Coffee with Colleagues willl be hosted by CAPA Beaufort. Be sure to bring your business cards on Friday, Feb. 16, from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. CAPA is located at 714 14th Street in Port Royal.

Parris Island to graduate 429 new Marines 

Lima Company 3rd Recruit training battalion has 429 new Marines scheduled to graduate Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.

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