Originally created 02/22/98

Business calendar



Tuesday:South Richmond County Pride and Progress Committee meeting; 7 p.m.; University Hospital Medical Center, South Richmond County, 3121 Peach Orchard Road; speaker, Jim West, president of the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce; for more information, call the chamber at 821-1300.

Tuesday: American Business Women's Association meeting; 6:30 p.m.; Augusta Women's Club, 1005 Milledge Road; cost, $7.50, which includes dinner; for reservations, call Sarah Dubose at 733-3394; for information, call Linda Edwards at 736-7443.

Tuesday-Wednesday: The fourth annual Diversity Conference with keynote speaker Joe Clark (subject of the movie Lean On Me) and workshops; registration at 7 a.m.; conference at 8:30 a.m.; Odell Weeks Recreation Center, Aiken; call Gloria Busch Johnson at (803) 593-3030 for information.

Tuesday-May 7: Making Better Decisions series of seminars, including Ad Hoc Decision Making (Feb. 24, 26 and March 3, 5, 8 a.m. to noon, fee $299) and Turning Data Into Information Using Spreadsheets (March 19, 26, April 16, 23, April 30 and May 7 14, 21, fee $639 for series or $199 for each part);

for more information and to register, call Augusta State University Division of Continuing Education at 737-1636. Wednesday:Main Street Augusta Association meeting; 6 to 7 p.m.; Artistic Perceptions, 551 Broad Street; speaker, Gene Wilson, director of corporate banking at Wachovia bank; for more information, call 724-0436.

Wednesday: Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting; 7:30 a.m.; North Augusta Country Club; speaker, The Augusta Chronicle editor Dennis Sodomka; call 279-2323 or fax 279-0003 for reservations.

Wednesday-Thursday: "The Changing Role of the Supervisor" will be offered by the Georgia Tech Economic Development Institute, Augusta; 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $198 fee includes refreshments and lunch; call 737-1414 for more information.

Thursday: Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours; 5:30-7:30 p.m., Aiken Technical College; members with reservations $5, nonmembers or no reservations $7; call 279-2323 or reservation line 510-2203.

Thursday: The Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce and the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce sponsor Business After Hours; 5:30-8 p.m.; The Clubhouse, 2567 Washington Road; $10 admission; sponsored by The Clubhouse, Very Vera/Vera & Co.; call 821-1300 for details.

Saturday: "Downsizing/Violence -- Do They Go Hand in Hand?" sponsored by the Georgia Association of Occupational Health Nurses; 7:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Radisson Riverfront Hotel; call Barbara Hood at 796-5419 for more information.

March 5: Greater Augusta Advertising Club monthly luncheon meeting, "One Ad Size Doesn't Fit All," with Cal Thorton of Multi-Media of Augusta; noon; Partridge Inn; guests $15, students $5; Call Sandy McCoy at 722-0189 by March 2.

March 10: Augusta chapter of Georgians Against Smoking Pollution meeting; 6:30 p.m.; Augustino's Italian eatery, Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; for more information call 733-8869 or 791-7780.

March 10: United Way of the CSRA 1998 Annual Meeting; 11:30 a.m., registration, noon to 1:15 p.m., meeting; cost, $15 per person; call 724-5544 for more information.

March 17: Dave Thomas, founder and senior chairman of Wendy's International, will be the keynote speaker at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Augusta's Steak & Burger Dinner; 6:30 p.m.; Augusta State University Physical Education Center; for more information call Armen Boyajian at 722-2698.

April 16: Greater Augusta Advertising Club monthly luncheon; "Current Legislation in Advertising," with guest speaker Congressman Charlie Norwood; noon; Partridge Inn; guests $15, students $5; RSVP to Sandy McCoy at 722-0189 by April 13.

May 29-30: The University of South Carolina Aiken will present the "Management Education and Development (MED) Series"; series courses are each ten hours long on a Friday afternoon and Saturday morning once a month through May of 1999; registration deadline is April 1; for more information call USC Aiken Continuing Education at 641-3288.

Friday-March 1: Shriners 1998 Midwinter Meeting; 120 delegates; Holiday Inn Augusta.

Friday-March 1: Georgia Occupational Health Nurses Spring Conference; 100 delegates; Radisson Riverfront Hotel.

March 10-11: The Conference Link Nursing Seminar; 75 delegates; Radisson Riverfront Hotel.

March 20-22: Georgia Association Meeting Professionals International Educational Retreat; 125 delegates; Radisson Riverfront Hotel.

Information for conventions 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. in Augusta; or send a fax to (706) 722-7403. Include a contact name and telephone number.

Making Better Decisions Seriesseries of seminars,Ad Hoc Decision Making Using Spreadsheets,February 24 and 26 and March 3 and 5 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Augusta State University Division of Continuing Education. Fee is $299. Turning Data Into Information Using Spreadsheets, Making Sense of the Numbers, March 19 and 26, How Good is the Sample, April 16 and 23; Making Comparisons, April 30 and May 7; and Understanding Relationships, May 14 and 21. Fee is $639 for the series or $199 for each part.

Call Augusta State University Division of Continuing Education at 737-1636 for information or registration.

The monthly American Business Women's Association meeting will be at the Augusta Women's Club at 1005 at Milledge Road on February 24th at 6:30 p.m.

The meeting includes dinner and guest speaker. Cost is $7.50 and reservations can be made by calling Sarah Dubose at 733-3394.

If you would like more information, call Linda Edwards at 736-7443.

The Main Street Augusta Association will meet Wednesday, February 25, 1998, from 6-7 p.m. at Artistic Perceptions, 551 Broad Street.

Our featured speaker is Mr. Gene Wilson, Director of Corporate Banking at Wachovia Bank who will discuss understanding and tapping resources in the existing customer.

For more information, contact The Main Street office at 724-0436.

Marshall Brown, Chairman of the Board of Directorsof the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce Business After hours will be held on february 26,from 5:50-8:00 p.m. at The Clubhouse located at 2567 Washington road. the Clubhouse will be co-sponsoring the event with Very Vera/ Vera & Co.

A $10 admission fee will entitle guests to three complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres. This event will provide Chamber members the opportunity to network, and those who attend can qualify to win a $50 Cash Jackpot and a variety of other door prizes.

Please contact Leslie Fletcher, Membership Coordinator for the metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce at 821-1304, for further information.

United Way of the CSRA, Inc. 1998 Annual Meeting at the Bell Auditorium on Tuesday, March 10, 1998 at 12:00-1:15 p.m. Registration will be at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $15 per person.