Originally created 03/25/01

Business calendar



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

Monday: Market Outlook Seminar; Lone Star Steakhouse; reservations required; 312-2000.

Monday-Wednesday: Microsoft Excel; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aiken Technical College; $110.

Monday-Wednesday: QuickBooks; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aiken Technical College; $120.

Monday-Friday: 40-hour HAZWOPER; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aiken Technical College; $495.

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

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

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

Tuesday: 401(k) Rollover and Retirement Distribution Workshop; noon to 1 p.m.; Formosa's; with Greg Ducheau of Edward Jones Investments; call 836-6252.

Tuesday: Intro to Floral Design; 7-9:30 p.m., Aiken Technical College; $30.

Tuesday: HAZMAT General Awareness; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aiken Technical College; $150.

Tuesday and 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.

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

Wednesday: SHRM - Augusta Area; 11:45 a.m., Plantation Club, 2501 Washington Road; Betty Ashley, president and CEO of Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the CSRA, discussing how her organization might assist their members employees in better understanding personal money management and the wise use of credit; Dawn McCraith, 738-5046.

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

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

Friday: Mousing 101; 9 a.m. to noon, Aiken Technical College; $15.

Friday-April 1: Motorcycle Safety Course; 6-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aiken Technical College; $100.

Saturday: 8-hour HAZWOPER Supervisor; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aiken Technical College; $130.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

April 10: Small Business Success School; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; University of Georgia Business Outreach Services Small Business Development Center Network, 1054 Claussen Road; $35; 737-1790.

April 12: New IRA Rules Seminar with Chuck Smith of Edward Jones; 6:30 p.m.; North Augusta Country Club; guest speakers Tripp Thompson of The Hartford, Aubrey Rhodes of Rhodes, Enoch and Taylor PC and Chuck Jones of Edward Jones; dinner served; reservations required by April 11; call Sherri Daniel at 279-6065.

April 17: Small Business Bookkeeping; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; University of Georgia Business Outreach Services Small Business Development Center Network, 1054 Claussen Road; $35; 737-1790.

April 17: Smart Marketing; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; University of Georgia Business Outreach Services Small Business Development Center Network, 1054 Claussen Road; $35; 737-1790.

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

April 21: Saturday A+ Certification course; ComputerLand Advanced Technology Group; class includes Computer Kit, manuals, tools, test kit, test prep and free re-take policy, build and keep your own computer; $2690 includes computer; call Don at 823-1449.

April 25 and 26: Georgia Women Entrepreneurs Conference 2001; noon to 9 p.m. April 25 and 7:30 a.m. to noon April 26; University of Georgia Business Outreach Services Small Business Development Center Network, 1054 Claussen Road; $99 if registered by April 15, $149 late registration; 737-1790. April 26: Business Development Conference; 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Ramada Plaza Hotel, 640 Broad St.; early registration by April 2, $30, late registration by April 16, $35; call the Better Business Bureau at 722-4613.

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.

MCSE Certification; ComputerLand Advanced Technology Group; "Fast Track" course cuts classroom time by 50%; $4995; call Don at 823-1449.

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 c/o Mac Hill, Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903; or bring them to the News Building at 725 Broad St.; or send a fax to (706) 722-7403. Include a contact name and telephone number.