Originally created 02/04/01

Business calendar



THIS WEEK

Tuesday: Engineering and High-Tech Fair; University of South Carolina, Carolina Coliseum, Columbia; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; companies speak directly to students preparing to graduate with technology-related degrees; call (803) 777-3969.

Wednesday: Cisco's AVID architecture, the ICS 7750 platform and strategies for leveraging your existing infrastructure; Augusta Boathouse Pavilion; 8:15 a.m.; free; Tommy Carter, (800) 443-6423, Ext. 213.

Thursday: QuickBooks Pro 2000; Serotta Maddocks Evans & Co., CPAs, 701 Greene St., Suite 200; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; seminar by Glenn Osteen; $195; breakfast and lunch provided; call 722-5337.

Thursday and Saturday: Hankinson Retirement and Investment Specialists Inc. presents New 2001 Tax Changes Make Past Retirement Advice Obsolete featuring Buzz Hankinson, CLU, ChFC, CFP, a retirement counseling specialist; Hank Hankinson, CPA/PFS, CFP, master's in taxation; and Ben Hankinson, BBA; 9 to 11 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday; The Partridge Inn; breakfast will be served; for reservations, call 722-4909.

Friday: Employer Expo; held by Augusta State University; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Augusta State University Athletic Complex, Wrightsboro Road; for employer booth information and reservations, call 737-1604 or visit www.aug.edu/career_center under the employer section.

Saturday: Free workshop for first-time buyers presented by East Central Georgia Partners in Homeownership; registration 9 a.m., workshop 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Peabody Apartments, 1425 Walton Way, first-floor social room; for information and registration, call Amanda, 821-1797, Ext. 204.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb. 12, 19, 26: Computer Classes for Beginners; GrayKnight Computing, 1516 Monte Sano Ave.; 6 to 8 p.m.; $95; call 339-8315.

Feb. 13, 27: 401(k) Rollover and Retirement Distribution workshop with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones Investments; noon to 1 p.m.; 736-6252.

Feb. 15: Retirement seminar; speakers Craig Colby of Federated Investors and Aubrey Rhodes of Rhodes, Enoch & Taylor PC; 6:30 p.m.; Enterprise Mill Conference Room, 1450 Greene St.; light dinner will be served; reservations required; 279-6065.

Feb. 20: Estate and Retirement Planning workshop; speakers Greg Dechau of Edward Jones and Tracy Taylor of Rhodes, Enoch & Taylor PC; 6:30 p.m.; The Partridge Inn; dinner will be served; reservations required by Feb. 16; 736-6252.

Feb. 20: Informational meeting of the International Association of Administrative Professionals; University Hospital; 6 p.m.; call Pam Harman, 868-8803, or Sandi Harrell, 667-6410.

Feb. 20: Small Business Success School on Starting Your Own Business; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; $35; Small Business Development Center; 737-1790. (Other seminars scheduled Feb. 22, 27 are listed below. Attend all three for $90.)

Feb. 21: Government Electronic Commerce - Internet/BBS/-EDI; 9 a.m. to noon; Georgia Tech Business and Industry Procurement Assistance Center, 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301, Augusta; 729-2076.

Feb. 22: Small Business Bookkeeping; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; $35; Small Business Development Center; 737-1790.

Feb. 24: Court Reporters - 2001 Winter Conference; 7:45 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.; $120; Small Business Development Center; 737-1790.

Feb. 27: Small Business Tax Tips; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; $35; Small Business Development Center; 737-1790.

Ongoing:

Keller Williams Realty Career Coffee Club Meeting; short, informative and personalized sessions for anyone thinking of a career in real estate; the Atrium, 3633 Wheeler Road; for schedule, call 868-3722.

Online computer certification courses in Novell IntranetWare, Microsoft, Cisco CCNA Training, Computer Telephony Institute, Comp TIA Training and more; Augusta State University; scheduled at your convenience; 737-1636.

Thinking of a Career in Real Estate?; Keller Williams Realty Career Coffee Club; the Atrium, 3633 Wheeler Road, Suite 125; for schedule, call Mary Booker at 868-3772.

Real Estate Pre-License, Post-License and Continuing Education; Augusta State University Continuing Education; computer-based, independent study; 737-1636.

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