Originally created 07/06/97

Business calendar



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

THIS WEEK

Tuesday: The Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce Coffee Call; 7:30-8:30 a.m.; Mally's Bagels and Grits, 2742 Washington Road; call 821-1300 for details.

Tuesday: Planning Your Job Search; 7 p.m.; $19 fee; call Augusta State University Continuing Education at 737-1636 for information.

Tuesday: Successful Money Management, three-session course, begins July 8; 6:30 p.m.; $65 fee includes a workbook; call Augusta State University Continuing Education at 737-1636 for information.

Tuesday: Starting Your Own Business; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; $30 fee; call the University of Georgia Business Outreach Services at (706) 737-1790.

Wednesday: Free SAT preview; one-session class; 5 to 9 p.m.; call Augusta State University Continuing Education at 737-1636 to reserve space and materials.

Wednesday: Kaplan SAT Review using Virtual Reality; 12-session course begins July 9 at 5 p.m. (remainder of classes start at 6 p.m.); $545 fee if received by June 30; call Augusta State University Continuing Education at 737-1636 for information.

Thursday: "Marketing the National Science Center's Fort Discovery"; Greater Augusta Advertising Club monthly luncheon meeting; noon; speaker Samm Fusselle, marketing director for NSC Fort Discovery; guests $15, students $5; RSVP to Sandy McCoy at 826-5844 by 5 p.m. July 7.

Thursday: Ribbon cutting ceremony, Homewood Suites, a 65 suite residential-style hotel; 5:30 p.m.; 1049 Stevens Creek Road; call the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce at 821-1300 for details.

Friday: Ribbon cutting ceremony, Space Maker, a new self-storage facility that opened June 2; 9 a.m.; 5116 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown; call the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce at 821-1300 for details.

UPCOMING EVENTS

July 15: Estate Planning Seminar with Chuck Smith of Edward D. Jones & Co.; 6:30 p.m.; North Augusta Country Club; call Debbi Flippo at 279-6065 for reservations.

July 15: Resume Writing Made Easy; 7 p.m.; $24 fee; call Augusta State University Continuing Education at 737-1636 for information.

July 15: How to Buy a House class; 6:30 p.m.; $19 fee; call Augusta State University Continuing Education at 737-1636 for more information.

July 16: Five Basic Principles of Lean Manufacturing; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Augusta State University Continuing Education department; $95 fee ($395 for five course series); call Carolyn Ingraham at 731-7964 for information.

July 16: Successful Money Management class; this three-session class begins at 11 a.m.; $65 fee includes a workbook; call Augusta State University Continuing Education at 737-1636 for information.

July 19: Discover Your Power of Presence seminar; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with noon lunch; Grand Ballroom of Augusta Country Club; featuring Elaine Smith Clark on etiquette, gynecologist Murray Freedman on improving relationships and plastic surgeon Keith Davis on plastic surgery; cost, $15 per person; call Ms. Clark at 733-1781 for details.

July 21: American Society for Training and Development monthly seminar/tour, World Color; 6:30 p.m.; call Maree Barney-Sutley for details at 736-7827; call 650-0860 to R.S.V.P.

July 24: Starting Your Own Business; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; $30 fee; call the University of Georgia Business Outreach Services at (706) 737-1790.

July 31: Women in Business Symposium; half-day event of workshops, such as Understanding the Internet and Successful Selling; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; featuring Emory Austin, a Charlotte, N.C.-based writer and talk show host at luncheon; tickets are $45 for Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce members and $60 for nonmembers, $25 for chamber members/luncheon only, $35 for nonmembers; call 821-1300 for details.

CONVENTIONS

July 7-9: Gatorade/Publix Family Fitness; 200 delegates; Holiday Inn West.

July 10-14: National Wild Turkey Federation Chapter Presidents' Meeting; 150 delegates; Holiday Inn West.

July 11-16: Nike Peach Jam; 600 delegates; Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta.

July 14-20: Woman's U.S. Boxing Championships and Finals; 250 delegates; Sheraton Augusta Hotel.

July 16-18: Recycler Classified I Wanta 1997 Meeting; 30 delegates; Partridge Inn.

July 17-20: Pre-Teen Georgia Scholarship; 525 delegates; Radisson Riverfront.

July 18-20: Augusta Southern National Drag Boat Races; 10,000 delegates; all area hotels.

July 18-20: Steve Harvey HBO Comedy Special; 100 delegates; Partridge Inn.

Through July 31: Family Reunions; 2,500 delegates; all area hotels.

The information above was provided by the Augusta Metropolitan 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.