Day planner



TUESDAY: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Eggs & Experts, topic is creating a marketing budget; 7:30-9 a.m.; Serotta Maddocks Evans CPAs, 701 Greene St., Suite 200; $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers; (706) 821-1318

TUESDAY: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Women In Business, speaker is Augusta native Washington insider Gloria Dittus; 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 Tenth St., Augusta; $40 for members, $55 for nonmembers; (706) 821-1318

THURSDAY: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce pre-legislative breakfast; 7 a.m.; Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Evans; free for members, $20 for non members; (706) 651-0018


• Free counseling for small-business owners and entrepreneurs; SCORE, a nonprofit volunteer organization, helps with developing business and marketing plans, record keeping, or general business problems; (706) 793-9998 in Augusta, (803) 279-2323 in North Augusta and (803) 641-1111 in Aiken

• Real estate career seminars; 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 4434 Columbia Road, Suite 204, Martinez, (706) 364-4234

• Free small-business consulting; Small Busi­ness Develop­ment Center, Enter­prise Mill, 1450 Greene St., Suite 3500; helps with developing or updating business plans and financial projections, identifying sources of capital, creating marketing strategies, strategic planning and suppliers; by appointment; (706) 721-4545