Originally created 12/29/96

Business calendar - what coming up this week



The following is information about business events in and around the Augusta area.

THIS WEEK

Monday-Tuesday Safe Sitter Course: Setting up a baby-sitting business, for 11-to 13-year-olds; 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; University Hospital Medical Center/South Richmond County, 3121 Peach Orchard Road; $25; call (706) 868-3200 to register.

Thursday: Greater Augusta Advertising Club monthly meeting, Partridge Inn; noon; speaker: Rick Wemmers; cost: $15 guests, $5 students; for reservations contact Sherry Lorenz at 481-7700 by 5 p.m. Tuesday.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Jan. 6-7: Writing Great Objectives workshop; Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, Building 600, Augusta Technical Institute; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; cost: $525; call 771-4090 to register.

Jan. 7: Blueprint Reading, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, Augusta Technical Institute; 11 sessions 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; cost: $160; call 771-4090 to register.

Jan. 8: H.R. 101 for Small Employers: The Employment Process; Recruitment & Selection; 7:30-9:30 a.m.; Georgia Department of Labor, 601 Greene St.; $20 for all four sessions; call Bill Amerson at 721-3131 for details.

Jan. 8: Georgia Tech presents Activity-Based Costing and Management: Practical Applications for Manufacturers; interactive question-and-answer session; 9:30 a.m. registration and introduction; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. program; Augusta State University; $75; call to register (404) 894-2400, ext. 1.

Jan. 9: Materials/Rubber and Polymers; Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, Building 600, Augusta Technical Institute; six sessions 6-10 p.m. Thursdays; cost: $120; call 771-4090 to register.

Jan. 11: Motivation; Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, Building 600, Augusta Technical Institute; 8 a.m. to noon; cost: $40; call 771-4090 to register.

Jan. 14: Seventh annual Augusta Economic Outlook conference; Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Dr. James Don Edwards, professor and interim dean of the Terry College of Business at University of Georgia; registration $45 per person, $350 corporate table of eight; to register, call Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce, 821-1310.

Jan. 15: Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee luncheon; Dr. Thomas Dohrmann, superintendent of Columbia County Schools, speaking on Students of the 21st Century; noon, West Lake Country Club, 3556 West Lake Drive; noon, with networking 11:30 a.m.; reservations required by Friday, Jan. 10; 821-1320 ext. 1380.

Feb. 5: Distinguished Business Speakers Series; Paradigms in Troubled Environments and Employee Empowerment; speaker: Skip Everitt of Covey Leadership Center; University of South Carolina-Aiken; $195 for entire series, $90 per speaker; (803) 648-6851, ext. 3509.

Feb. 12: H.R. 101 for Small Employers: The Employment Process; Retention; 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Georgia Department of Labor, 601 Greene St.; $20 for all four sessions; call Bill Amerson at 721-3131 for details.

March 19: H.R. 101 for Small Employers: The Employment Process; Legal & Safety; 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Georgia Department of Labor, 601 Greene St.; $20 for all four sessions; call Bill Amerson at 724-3131 for details.

April 16: Distinguished Business Speakers Series; Building Organizations to Compete and Grow; speaker: Dr. Jerry Porras; University of South Carolina-Aiken; $195 for entire series, $90 per speaker; (803) 648-6851, ext. 3509.

April 23: H.R. 101 for Small Employers: The Employment Process; Employee Separations; 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Georgia Department of Labor; $20 for all four sessions; call Bill Amerson at 721-3131 for details.

CONVENTIONS

Jan. 17-22: Seventh-day Adventists; 2,000 delegates; Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta.

Information about conventions was obtained from the Augusta-Richmond County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The Biz Calendar column is a public-service listing of The Augusta Chronicle. We should receive typewritten information about business events for this column no later than noon Tuesday. Please send items to The Augusta Chronicle, Biz Calendar, Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903; bring them by the News Building at 725 Broad St.; or send a fax to (706) 722-7403. Include a contact name and phone number.