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THIS WEEK

THURSDAY: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce economic luncheon, speaker is John Vincent, The Genesis Group; 11:30 a.m.; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St., Augusta; $30 for members, $40 for nonmembers; (706) 821-1318

FRIDAY: Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce First Friday Means Business; 7:30 a.m.; Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St.; $15; (803) 649-1200

UPCOMING

DEC. 10: Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours; 5 p.m.; Woodside Plantation Country Club, 1000 Woodside Plantation Drive, Aiken; free for members; (803) 649-1200

DEC. 10: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Social; 5 p.m.; Gold Cross Emergency Medical Service, 4328 Wheeler Road, Martinez; members only; (706) 651-0018

DEC. 14: Nonprofit Seminar Series, topic is When Pennies Count and Education is Crucial; 9 a.m.; The Cleveland Group CPAs, 3740 Executive Center Drive, Martinez; free; (706) 288-2800

DEC. 18: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Women In Business luncheon, topic is recycling your wardrobe; 11:30 a.m.; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St., Augusta; $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers; (706) 821-1318

DEC. 19: Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce AM Connection; 7:15 a.m.; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta; $12 for members, $15 for nonmembers; (803) 279-2323

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, Augusta; 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

• 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, Augusta; (706) 432-0040


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