Originally created 04/12/98

Business this week: Women in Business hold luncheon



Wednesday: Women In Business meeting/luncheon; 11:30 a.m.; The Clubhouse, 2567 Washington Road; "Forever Young," with guest speaker Shirley McIntosh of Resource Center On Aging; $10 for prepaid reservations by Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce members, $12 for other reservations by chamber members, $14 for walk-ins and $20 for nonmembers; call the reservations hot line at 821-1320, Ext. 1380.

Wednesday: Interagency Council of the CSRA; noon; University Hospital Meeting Room 6; Rebecca Wallace, of Augusta Urban Ministries, is the guest speaker; free; call Janet Reed-Massman at 722-6512 for information.

Thursday Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours; 5:30 to 8 p.m.; Augusta Golf Centers, 4921 Columbia Road, Evans; $10; sponsored by Hooters and Augusta Gold Centers; call 821-1300 for information.

Thursday: Greater Augusta Advertising Club monthly luncheon; noon; Partridge Inn; "Current Legislation in Advertising," with guest speaker U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood, R-Ga.; guests $15 and students $5; call Sandy McCoy at 722-0189 by April 13.

Friday and Saturday Sports Management and Recreation Seminar presented by the South Carolina Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; Newberry College, Newberry, S.C.; $40 per person and $20 for students; contact Dr. Fred Green at (803) 321-5163 for information.

Upcoming Events

April 21: Edward Jones New Tax Bill seminar; 6:30 to 8 p.m.; Partridge Inn; R.S.V.P. to 736-6252 by Thursday.

April 21-May 26: "Money Made Easy: From A-Z," presented by the Resource Center on Aging; 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Savannah Rapids Pavilion; $15 per person and $25 per couple; call 733-7262 for details.

April 21: Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce Coffee Call; sponsored by Augusta Rescue Mission, 526 Walker St.; 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.; call 823-1300 for details.

April: 24 The Augusta VA Medical Center and the Georgia Cooperative Health Education Program present "Customer Service: How Does Your Organization Rate?;" 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Augusta VA Medical Center, Uptown Division, Education Center, third floor auditorium, Wrightsboro Road; $60 fee includes instruction, material, breaks and continuing education credit; for information call (912) 277-2705.

April 28: Fort Gordon's Directorate of Contracting's vendor show; Network Club on 19th Street; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; registration deadline for vendors was March 27; call Charles Bullock at 791-1825 for information.

May 7: Greater Augusta Advertising Club monthly luncheon meeting; noon; Partridge Inn; "Recipients of the 1998 Student Scholarship Competition benefiting Kids Against Tobacco"; call Sandy McCoy at 722-0189 by 5 p.m. May 4; guests $15 and students $5.

May 11-15: Slurry course sponsored by GIW Industries and Augusta State University; $1,800 fee includes all lectures, a tour of the GIW manufacturing facility, book, handouts, transportation between the hotel and GIW, and continuing education credit; for information contact Ann Davis at (706) 863-1011, Ext. 289.

May 11-12 or June 22-23: Newberry College Institute presents "Electronic Commerce: Improving the Way Businesses do Business;" business leaders can register for one of two institutes; send request to: Newberry College, 2100 College St., Newberry, S.C.; or for information, call (803) 321-5651.

May 29-30: The University of South Carolina at Aiken, "Management Education and Development Series"; courses are each 10 hours long on a Friday afternoon and Saturday morning once a month through May 1999; registration deadline is Wednesday; for information call USC Aiken Continuing Education at (803) 641-3288.

Conventions

Wednesday-April 31: Turtle Bowling Association Mixed Turtle Tournament; 1,600 delegates; all area hotels.

April 24-26: National Barrel Horse Association Annual Super Show; 600 delegates; all area hotels.

April 26-28: Georgia Southern Development Studies Meeting; 400 delegates; Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta.

Information for conventions was provided by the Augusta Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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