Tuesday: Women in Business; Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce; with guest speaker Dr. Jane Blackwell; 11:30 a.m., Pullman Hall, 560 Walton Way; for more information, call 821-1300.
Wednesday: A.M. Connection; North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; guest speaker Margaret Key, executive director of the Aiken County Teen Pregnancy Prevention Council; 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., North Augusta Community Center; for more information, call 279-2323.
Friday: Augusta-Aiken Society for Human Resources Management meeting; Todd Heckman from Arthur Andersen will speak on Managing Employee Performance in an Uncertain Economy; 7:30 to 9:15 a.m., Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; $15 guest fee includes breakfast; for reservations, call Regina Mobley at 739-1351 or www.augusta-aikenshrm.org.
Jan. 8: What's Next for America? Seminar by Michael S. Keck of Edward Jones; the satellite broadcast will feature Newsweek columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author George F. Will; Edward Jones office, 246 Davis Road, Suite B; for reservations, call Sherri at 860-1307.
Jan. 8: Augusta Economic Outlook; sponsored by The Augusta Chronicle; forecast for the national, state and local economies for 2002 will be presented by the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business; 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; $55 per person, corporate table (8 people) $450; registration deadline is Jan. 2; for more information, call (706) 542-1964.
Jan. 10: QuickBooks Pro seminar by Serotta Maddocks Evans & Co. CPAs with April Gaskins Haddock and Sonia Gowen; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 701 Greene St., Suite 200; $195 due at registration, continental breakfast and lunch provided; call Dawn Hatfield 722-5337.
Jan. 15: Foreign Accent Reduction classes; offers individual or small-group sessions; a 13-week class schedule; speech screening and accent analysis are free; registration is through Dec. 31, and the fee is $400; for more information, call Snyder Speech Therapy Services at 860-9385.
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