MARCH 7: Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce small business seminar, topic is sustainability; 4 p.m., chamber offices, 406 West Ave., North Augusta; free for members, $10 for nonmembers; (803) 279-2323
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 10th St., Augusta; $20; (706) 722-0493
MARCH 14: Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Women in Business luncheon, topic is finding a financial balance; 11:30 a.m.; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta; $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers; (803) 279-2323
MARCH 27: Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce AM Connection; 7:15 a.m.; North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta; $15 for members, $25 for nonmembers; (803) 279-2323
• 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 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, accessing market data, creating marketing strategies, strategic planning and suppliers; by appointment; (706) 721-4545