The Week Ahead is a listing of calendar items and networking events published each Monday in GSA Morning Blend. Submit an item here for inclusion in the weekly listing. Include description, date, time, location, address, cost, website and contact information.
Greenville City Council holds a special formal meeting
Meets Monday, 4 p.m. City Hall, 206 S. Main St., Greenville.
Women in Business: Women Helping Women Do Business Better
The Spartanburg Chamber hosts the annual Women in Business Conference to encourage and empower women professionals in the Upstate. Attendees will hear from a host of speakers and attend seminars. Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Converse College, 580 E. Main St., Spartanburg. Costs $50 per person; $300 for a table. Register.
Stress: Is It Worth Dying For?
Learn the origins of stress and how your body responds to it. Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. Greenville Hospital System Life Center, 875 W. Faris Road, Greenville. Free. Register.
Small Business — Big Topics
The Greenville Chamber hosts Small Business — Big Topics, a lunch and learn on public relations and branding. John Boyanowski of Complete PR, Valeria Miller of the Marchant Co., and Steve Sinicropi of Cox Media Group will speak. Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Hilton Greenville, 45 W. Orchard Park Drive, Greenville. Costs $20 for Chamber members in advance and $25 at the door. Register.
Greenville Planning Commission
Meets Thursday, 4 p.m. City Hall, 206 S. Main St., Greenville.
Know Your Numbers: Understanding Cholesterol
Increase your knowledge of cholesterol and hear the latest recommendations. Friday, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. Greenville Hospital System Life Center, 875 W. Faris Road, Greenville. Free. Register.
Electric Women’s Summer Brunch
The Anderson Chamber hosts Nancy Alexander, author and owner of LadyBugWreaths.com, and Linda Joseph, an Internet consultant. Friday, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Bleckley Inn, 151 E. Church St., Anderson. Costs $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Register.