Jan. 8: What's Next for America? the satellite broadcast will feature columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author George F. Will at two Edward Jones offices: 246 Davis Road, Suite B, presented by Michael S. Keck and 1286 Broad St., presented by David M. Widener Jr.; 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 (eight people) $450; registration deadline is Jan. 2; (706) 542-1964.
Jan. 8: Tired of low interest rates on CDs? Free workshops on safe alternatives to CDs will be offered at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at 3635 Walton Way Ext. by Greg Dechau of Edward Jones; limited seating; call Joy, 736-6252 for reservation.
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; 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 Dec. 5-31, and the fee is $400; Snyder Speech Therapy Services, 860-9385.
Jan. 15: Bulls, Bears and the Market; dinner seminar with Greg Dechau of Edwards Jones; guest speakers Tracy Taylor of Rhodes, Enoch & Taylor, PC, and Lowell Jackson of Van Kampen Funds; 6:30 p.m.; call for reservations by Jan. 11; 736-6252.
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