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THIS WEEK

THURSDAY: Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours; 5 p.m.; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; free for members; (803) 649-1200

THURSDAY: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Resource Workshop, topic is Search Engine Optimization; 3 p.m.; chamber office, 1000 Business Blvd., Evans; members only; (706) 651-0018

UPCOMING

JULY 11: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Executive Morning Mixer; 7:30 a.m.; Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St., Augusta; free for members, $25 for nonmembers, (706) 821-1318

JULY 25: Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours; 5 p.m.; Hilton Garden Inn, 350 Eastgate Drive, Aiken; free for members; (803) 649-1200

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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