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THIS WEEK

TUESDAY: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Annual Chamber Banquet; 4:30 p.m.; Legends Club, 2701 Washington Road, Augusta; $55; (706) 651-0018

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

UPCOMING

FEB. 7: Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce annual meeting; 6 p.m.; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta; $45 for members, $65 for nonmembers; (803) 279-2323

FEB. 11: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Chamber After Hours; 5 p.m.; Alzheimer’s Association Augusta, 106 SRP Drive, Suite A, Evans; members only; (706) 651-0018

FEB. 13: CSRA Society for Human Resources Management, topic is employee appreciation; 11:30 a.m.; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 Tenth St, Augusta; $20; (706) 722-0493

FEB. 20: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Professional Development Luncheon; 11:30 a.m.; Be My Guest Catering & Events, 4216 Washington Road, Suite 10, Evans; $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers; (706) 651-0018

MARCH 13: CSRA Society for Human Resources Management, topic is labor law review appreciation; 11:30 a.m.; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 Tenth St, Augusta; $20; (706) 722-0493

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

• Business Network International chapter meetings are held weekly across the area. To learn more, visit bni-scga.com for local chapter listings or contact Amy D. Kilpatrick at amy@bni-scga.com 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, 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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