WEDNESDAY: CSRA Society of Human Resource Management, topic is navigating the Fair Labor Standards Act; 11:30 a.m.; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St., Augusta; $20 for nonmembers; (706) 722-0493
THURSDAY: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours; 5:30 p.m.; Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds, Hale Street; free for members, $25 for nonmembers; (706) 821-1318
THURSDAY: Georgia Associ-ation of Accountants and Tax Professionals; topic is retirement plan administration; 8 a.m.; Augusta Metro Federal Credit Union, 205 Davis Road; (706) 650-1700
• Free counseling for small-business owners and entrepreneurs; SCORE, a nonprofit volunteer organization, helps with business problems; (706) 793-9998 in Augusta, (803) 279-2323 in North Augusta and (803) 641-1111 in Aiken
• Business Network International chapter meetings are held weekly across the area. To learn more, visit bni-scga.com for chapter listings or contact Amy D. Kilpatrick at firstname.lastname@example.org or (706) 364-9872.
• 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, Augusta; helps with developing or updating business plans and financial projections, identifying sources of capital, establishing record-keeping, strategic planning and suppliers; by appointment; (706) 721-4545