Originally created 08/30/98

Business calendar: Chamber of Commerce sponsoring breakfast speaker



Tuesday: Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce and Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Business@Breakfast; "Health Care Issues for Small Business"; speaker: U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood, R-Ga.; hosted by the Chairman's Club and sponsored by The Robinson-Humphrey Company; begins at 7:15 a.m.; The Clubhouse, 2567 Washington Road; fee is $10 prepaid reservations, $12 hot line reservations, $14 for walk-in members and $20 for nonmembers; call 821-1320, Ext. 1380, for reservations.

Thursday: "Marketing Augusta's Newest Sport: Ice Hockey"; monthly luncheon meeting; guest speaker: Paul Gamsby; noon, Partridge Inn; fee is $15 for guests, $5 for students; contact Kate Cooper Metts at 823-3358 by 5 p.m. Monday.

Upcoming events

Sept. 8, 15 and 22: "How To Write a Business Plan"; sponsored by Small Business Development Center of the University of South Carolina; 6-8 p.m., fee is $50; call (803) 777-5400.

Sept. 10: "Starting Your Own Business: Orientation"; sponsored by the University of Georgia Business Outreach Services; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; 1054 Claussen Road Suite 301; fee is $75 for series, $30 an individual session; call 737-1790 for further information.

Sept. 12: Kaplan CPA Video Lecture Course; Augusta State University; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. on Sundays; fee is $599 for 23 three-hour sessions, call Continuing Education at 737-1636 for information.

Sept. 15: "Starting Your Own Business: Bookkeeping"; sponsored by the University of Georgia Business Outreach Services; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; 1054 Claussen Road Suite 301; fee is $75 for series, $30 an individual session; call 737-1790 for further information.

Sept. 16: Women In Business; meeting and luncheon, sponsored by Augusta State University; guest speaker: Vera Stewart; 11:30 a.m., The Clubhouse, 2567 Washington Road; fee is $10 prepaid reservations, $12 hot line reservations, $14 for walk-in members and $20 for nonmembers; call Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce at 821-1320, Ext. 1380, for further information.

Sept. 16: "Identifying World Markets For Your Products"; sponsored by the University of Georgia Business Outreach Services; 8:30 a.m.-noon; Augusta Technical Institute, Building 600; 3116 Deans Bridge Road; fee is $100 for series, $40 an individual session; call 737-1790 for more information.

Sept. 17: "Starting Your Own Business: Tax Forms"; sponsored by the University of Georgia Business Outreach Services; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; 1054 Claussen Road Suite 301; fee is $75 for series, $30 an individual session; call 737-1790 for further information.

Sept. 17: Super Business Connection Drop-In; 6-10 p.m., Julian Smith Bar-B-Que Pit; $15 per person, business attire please; call Media Plus Advertising at (803) 442-4435 for further information.

Sept. 18: "Diversity Matters"; presented by the CSRA Diversity Forum; guest speakers: Mary J. Nester and Jean Embry; 1-4 p.m., Aiken Technical College Amphitheater; fee is $35 members, $45 non-members; call Gloria Busch Johnson 593-3030.

Sept. 21: "Small Business Lending for Business Owners"; sponsored by The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; 5 p.m., Chamber of Commerce Conference Room; for seminar reservations call 279-2323.

Sept. 21: "Identifying Your Dream Job -- 5 Techniques That Work"; sponsored by The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; 7 p.m., Meybohm Building, 1708 Bunting Drive, North Augusta; limited to 10 participants; for seminar reservations call 279-2323.

Sept. 22: "Interview Techniques for the '90s"; sponsored by The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; 7:30 a.m., 306 E. Martintown Road; for seminar reservations call 279-2323.

Sept. 22: "Retirement Planning and Investing for Your Future"; sponsored by The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; noon, 511 W. Martintown Road; for seminar reservations call 279-2323.

Sept. 22: "Designing Web Pages for Your Business"; sponsored by The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; noon and 7 p.m., Aiken Technical College, Main Campus 700 Building, Room 804; for seminar reservations call 279-2323.

Sept. 22: "How to Develop Excellence in Customer Service"; sponsored by The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; 7 p.m., Chamber of Commerce Conference Room; for seminar reservations call 279-2323.

Sept. 23: "International Marketing"; sponsored by the University of Georgia Business Outreach Services; 8:30 a.m. to noon; Augusta Technical Institute, Bldg. 600; 3116 Deans Bridge Road; fee is $100 for series, $40 an individual session; call 737-1790 for more information.

Sept. 23: "Recent Tax Legislation Affecting Small Business/Individuals"; sponsored by The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; 7 p.m., Chamber of Commerce Conference Room; for seminar reservations call 279-2323.

Sept. 23: Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Business Week: Women in Business; sponsored by Ed Jones Investments/Chuck Smith; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., North Augusta Country Club; for seminar reservations call 279-2323.

Sept. 24: Business After Hours; sponsored by the Augusta Lynx; 5:30-8 p.m., Civic Center, 601 Seventh St., admission fee $10; for further information call the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce at 821-1304.

Sept. 24: "Retirement Planning for Business Owners and Employees"; sponsored by The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; noon; North Augusta Country Club; for seminar reservations, call 279-2323.

Sept. 24: Going for the Gold; sponsored by The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; North Augusta Country Club; business fair 4-8 p.m., business after hours 5:30-8 p.m.; deadline for registration is Sept. 11; for more information, call Catherine Meets at 722-2229.

Sept. 25: Coffee Call; sponsored by The Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; 7:30-8:30 a.m., Matt Neiman's Nationwide Office.

Sept. 30: "Export Logistics"; sponsored by the University of Georgia Business Outreach Services; 8:30 a.m.-noon; Augusta Technical Institute, Building 600; 3116 Deans Bridge Road; fee is $100 for series, $40 an individual session; call 737-1790 for more information.

Oct. 1: Project Management; one-day seminar to help you complete your projects on time, on budget, and on target; tuition is $195, call (800) 255-6139 for more information.

Oct. 3: The Third Annual Corporate Cup; SRS Operations Recreation Association Facility; an activity designed to strengthen communications, team unity and individual agility, health and wellness; proceeds from the event will be donated to the United Way of the CSRA; contact Jack Bearden at 828-2450.

Oct. 14, 21 and 28: "How To Write a Business Plan"; sponsored by Small Business Development Center of the University of South Carolina; 6-8 p.m.; fee is $50; call 803-777-5400.

Oct. 15: Business Women's Expo; host is the National Association of Female Executives; conducted in Aiken; all registration and payment must be received by Sept. 15; for information, call Chris Slaughter by Aug. 30 at (803) 648-0177 or e-mail cslaught@scescape.net.

Oct. 22: Management Skills; one-day seminar for secretaries, administrative assistants, and support staff; tuition is $195, call (800) 255-6139 for more information.

Oct. 30: "How to Make Presentations with Confidence and Power"; Fred Pryor one-day seminar; fee is $199; for information call (800) 255-6139.

Nov. 10, 17 and 24: "How to Write A Business Plan"; sponsored by Small Business Development Center of the University of South Carolina; 6-8 p.m.; cost is $50; call (803) 777-5400.

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