MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is keeping busy in October with a wealth of events to benefit its members and the community at large.

Below is a list of dates, times and events for October 2014. All will be held at the chamber's main office, located at 1200 N. Oak St., in Myrtle Beach, unless otherwise noted:
• Oct. 1 - Coupon Crazy: Tips and Tricks to Maximizing Your Money - 12 to 1 p.m. - complimentary lunch provided by Simply Southern Smokehouse
• Oct. 3 - Ribbon Cutting - Go Ape Treetop Adventure - 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. - business is located at 150 Citizens Circle in Little River
• Oct. 4 - Ribbon Cutting - Cresswind - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. - business is located at 1947 Cresswind Blvd., in Myrtle Beach
• Oct. 6 - HOA Management and Best Practices - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
• Oct. 7 - Medicare Q&A - 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. - complimentary breakfast provided by Wells Fargo Advisors.
• Oct. 8 - From Plateau to Profits: Five Easy Ways to Improvise Your Way to More Revenue - 12 to 2 p.m.
• Oct. 8 - Ribbon Cutting - Parent Care Coaching - 3 p.m. - business is located at 1012 16th Ave. NW in Surfside Beach
• Oct. 9 - Business After Hours - Loco Gecko Shak at Crown Reef Resort - 4 to 7 p.m. - business is located 2913 S. Ocean Blvd., in Myrtle Beach
• Oct. 10 - Ribbon Cutting - Simply Savvy Boutique - 4 to 6 p.m. - business is located at 4036 River Oaks Drive, Unit 6, in Myrtle Beach
• Oct. 13 - How To Do Business with the City of Myrtle Beach - 12 to 1 p.m.
• Oct. 14 - McNair Law Firm Grand Strand Business Series: Capturing and Monetizing Intellectual Properties: Your Ideas = Your Profits - 12 to 1 p.m.
• Oct. 14 - Ribbon Cutting - Ground Zero - 9 to 10 a.m. - business is located at 904 Chester St., in Myrtle Beach
• Oct. 15 - Ribbon Cutting - Three Ring Focus LLC - 4 to 6 p.m. - business is located at 1925 B Mr. Joe White Ave., in Myrtle Beach
• Oct. 15 - Behind the Scenes: C.R.H. Interior Designs - Accents and Gifts - 5 to 6:30 p.m. - business is located at 4006-B Postal Way in Myrtle Beach
• Oct. 16 - West of the Waterway Council: Business After Hours - 5 to 7 p.m. - event is located at Horry Georgetown Technical College at 2050 Hwy. 501 E., in Conway
• Oct. 21 - Preventing Frivolous Lawsuits Against Your Business - 8 to 9 a.m. - complimentary breakfast provided by Goldfinch Winslow Law Firm
• Oct. 22 - Ribbon Cutting - Keep Our Pets Food Bank - 5 to 6 p.m. - business is located at 4764 U.S. 17 Bypass South in Murrells Inlet
• Oct. 23 - Ribbon Cutting - HTC - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. - business is located at 1768 Pine Island Road in Myrtle Beach
• Oct. 28 - Nexsen Pruet Employment Law Quarterly Breakfast Briefing: Leaves - 8 to 9 a.m. - complimentary breakfast provided by Nexsen Pruet
• Oct. 29 - Affordable Care Act: What To Expect in 2015 - 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. - complimentary breakfast provided by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
• Oct. 30 - Business After Hours: WBTW News 13 - 5 to 7:30 p.m. - business is located at 101 McDonald Court in Myrtle Beach