Day Planner

THIS WEEK

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY: Power Up Social Strategy, marketing strategies for social media; 8 and 10:30 a.m., 2 and 4:30 p.m. each day; Be My Guest Events and Catering, 4216 Washington Road, Evans; free; (706) 823-3445

WEDNESDAY: CSRA SHRM luncheon, speaker is Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler; 11:45 a.m.; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St., Augusta; $20 for nonmembers; (706) 722-0493, ext. 130

UPCOMING

FEB. 16: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Drugs Don’t Work seminar; 3-5 p.m.; Augusta Technical College, Jack Patrick Auditorium; $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers; (706) 821-1305

FEB. 21: Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce annual meeting, speaker Sen. Jim DeMint; 6 p.m.; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta; (803) 279-2323

FEB. 21: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Women In Business luncheon, topic is women in politics; 11:30 a.m.; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St., Augusta; $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers; (706) 821-1318

FEB. 22: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce professional development luncheon; 11:30 a.m.; Be My Guest Events and Catering, 4216 Washington Road, Evans; $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers; (706) 651-0018

FEB. 23: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce annual meeting; 6 p.m.; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St., Augusta; $55 for members, $75 for nonmembers; (706) 821-1318

ONGOING

• 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, establishing record-keeping, accessing market data, creating marketing strategies, strategic planning and suppliers; by appointment; (706) 721-4545

• The NoonTime Networkers chapter of Business Network International; 11:30 a.m. Thurs­days, DoubleTree Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway; Amy Kilpatrick, (706) 364-9872

• Leads at Lunch chapter of Business Network Interna­tional; 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, DoubleTree Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Park­way; Amy Kilpatrick, (706) 364-9872

• Business Network Interna­tional AikeNetWorks! chapter; 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Wood­side Plantation Clubhouse, 1000 Wood­side Plantation Drive, Aiken; (706) 364-9872

• Business Network Interna­tional Referrals & More chapter; 7 a.m. Wednesdays, T-Bonz, 2856 Washington Road; Amy Kilpatrick, (706) 364-9872

• Business Network Inter­national Augusta Lunch Leaders chapter; 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, T-Bonz, 2856 Washington Road; (706) 364-9872

• Business Network Inter­national Business at Breakfast chapter; 7 a.m. Wednesdays, The Garlic Clove, 4461 Washington Road, Evans; (706) 394-2605

• Business Network Interna­tional First Things First chapter; 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Fat Man’s Cafe, Enterprise Mill; (706) 364-9872

• Elim­inate Your Mortgage and Consu­mer Debt workshop; 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Hawthorn Suites, 4049 Jim­mie Dyess Parkway; free; RSVP, (706) 564-5885

• President’s Club; reinforcement of sales training systems; 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 699 Broad St., Suite 1001; (706) 432-0040

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