Originally created 03/11/01

Business calendar



Monday: New IRA Rules Seminar with Chuck Smith of Edward Jones; guest speaker Scott Avery of Putnam Investments; dinner included; 6:30 p.m.; Holiday Inn West; 279-6065.

Monday and March 19 and 26: Computer Class for Beginners; 6 to 8 p.m.; GrayKnight Computing; $95; call 339-8315.

Monday: Free Technical Seminar; 8:30 a.m. to noon; Network Data Services Inc., Grand Slam Drive, Evans.

Tuesday: National Association of Women in Construction Monthly Meeting; 6:30 p.m.; Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta.

Tuesday: Introduction to QuickBooks; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; University of Georgia Business Outreach Services Small Business Development Center; $35; call 737-1790.

Tuesday: Business at Breakfast; 7:30 a.m.; Clubhouse; guest speaker Abram J. Serotta, Serotta Maddocks Evans & Co., CPA's.

Tuesday: Estate and Retirement Planning Workshop with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones and Tracy Taylor of Rhodes, Enoch & Taylor PC; 6:30 p.m.; dinner included; 736-6252.

Tuesday through March 27: Electronic Medical Billing; 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Aiken Technical College; $150.

Tuesday through April 17: Certificate in Manufacturing Management; 6 to 9 p.m.; Aiken Technical College; $170.

Wednesday: Introduction to Computers; 6 to 9 p.m.; Aiken Technical College; $120.

Wednesday through April 18: Human Resource Management Certificate; 6 to 9 p.m.; Aiken Technical College; $170.

Thursday and Saturday: New 2001 Tax Changes Make Past Retirement Advice Obsolete; 9 to 11 a.m., 6 to 8 p.m.; or 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday; Partridge Inn; guest speakers Buzz Hankinson, CLU, ChFC, CFP, a retirement counseling specialist, and Ben Hankinson, BBA; 722-4909.

Thursday: APICS and CSRA Chapter Professional Development Meeting; plant tour of Sweetheart Cup; Matt, 863-3000, Ext. 3593

Thursday and Friday: Windows 2000; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Aiken Technical College; $90.

Friday: Augusta-Aiken Society for Human Resources Management Meeting; 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; speakers, David Smithers and Don Durrant; call Regina Mobley at 739-1351 for reservations.

Friday: Chamber Night at the Augusta Lynx: 7:35 p.m.; Augusta Lynx vs. Greensboro Generals; 724-4423.

Saturday: Leadership Development seminars; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Small Business Incubator, 3140 Augusta Tech Drive; $295; limited seating; 278-0075.

Saturday: N+ Certification Course; ComputerLand ATG; 753 Broad St., Suite 1100; course includes all books, test prep and free retake policy; Don, 823-1449.

UPCOMING EVENTS

March 19: Women in Business meeting; Demystifying the 401K and Optional Investments, with guest speaker M.A. Mullis of The Robinson Humphrey Co., LLC; 11:30 a.m., The Clubhouse, 2567 Washington Road; Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, 821-1300.

March 20: Small Business Success School; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; University of Georgia Business Outreach Services Small Business Development Center; $35; call 737-1790.

March 20 and 27: 401K Rollover and Retirement Distribution Workshop; noon to 1 p.m.; Formosa's; with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones Investments; call 736-6252

March 22: Insurance Certification Preparation; 9 a.m. to noon; Aiken Technical College; $100.

March 22: Small Business Bookkeeping; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; University of Georgia Business Outreach Services Small Business Development Center; $35; call 737-1790.

March 22: QuickBooks Pro 2000; Serotta Maddocks Evans & Co. CPAs; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 701 Greene St., Suite 200; seminar by Glenn Osteen, certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor; $195; continental breakfast and lunch provided; 722-5337.

March 23: Women and Investing; 2:30 p.m.; Pinnacle Club; featuring guest speaker, Amy W. Keil, AAMS, Financial Advisor, First Union Securities; call 823-1000 or 561-1218

March 27: Small Business Tax Tips; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; University of Georgia Business Outreach Services Small Business Development Center; $35; call 737-1790.

March 27: Business After Hours; 5:30 p.m., Marbury Center (Old Firehouse), 1257 Broad St.; Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, 821-1300.

March 27: New Member Appreciation and Orientation; 5:30 p.m., 1283 Broad St. (formerly Ambrosia in the Garden); Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, 821-1300.

March 27, April 10 and 17: APICS CSRA Chapter presents three-day course, Execution and Control of Operations; focus on the areas of prioritizing and sequencing work, executing work plans and implementing controls, reporting activity results and providing evaluation feedback on performance; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $325 APICS members, $375 others; Tianna Rowell, 737-1416.

March 29: Writing a Business Plan; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; University of Georgia Business Outreach Services Small Business Development Center; $35; call 737-1790.

April 10: Estate and Retirement Planning Workshop; 6:30 p.m.; Partridge Inn; speaker Greg Dechau of Edward Jones; dinner served; 736-6252.

April 19: Tax Savings Strategies and Asset Protection with Annuities; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Holiday Inn-West; Tony Gallo and Chuck Butler of Merrill Lynch will be the hosts, with guest speaker Cecilia Remy; refreshments will be served; call 823-4169 or 823-4190

Ongoing:

Keller Williams Realty Career Coffee Club meeting; short, informative, personalized sessions for anyone thinking of a career in real estate; the Atrium, 3633 Wheeler Road; for schedule, call Mary Booker, 868-3772.

Keller Williams Realty New Agent Coffee Club; preview your career; questions and answers with professional Realtors; for schedule, call Amy, 868-3772.

Computer training and certification in A+, Network+, MCSE and CCNA; evening and weekend courses available; ComputerLand Advanced Technology Group; Juliana Boatwright, 823-1449.

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.

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

Cisco CCNA certification; course includes training manuals, practice disks, lab time and free retake policy; day and evening classes available; ComputerLand; call Juliana, 823-1449, for April dates.

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