Thursday's business briefs

Beaufort chamber networking event today

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Visitor & Convention Bureau is hosting Bluffton Networking from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. today at the Holiday Inn Express, 35 Bluffton Road.

Matt Green will give a presentation on the Buckwalter Place mixed-use development.

The free event is open to all. Organizers suggest attendees bring business cards for networking and a drawing.

Details: 843-525-8524 or

Republic to hold waste-management workshop

The public is invited to learn about waste-management practices at a workshop titled "Recycling and Composting to Reduce Environmental Impact."

Sponsored by Republic Waste Services, the event is scheduled for 6 p.m. March 15 at the Hilton Head Island library. A networking session is scheduled for 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Republic is the exclusive recyclables- and waste-hauler for the Town of Hilton Head Island. Division manager Chris Frost will answer questions.

Arc Innovations plans to give away a Compost Wizard Jr., an organic waste-management device, to an attendee who registers before March 11.

The workshop is organized by the nonprofit Experience Green.

Admission is free with advanced online registration.

Details: or 843-868-1567.