Originally created 01/06/02

Business calendar

Tuesday: What's Next for America? - a satellite broadcast - will feature syndicated 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.

Tuesday: 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; (706) 542-1964.

Tuesday: Tired of low interest rates on CDs? Two free workshops on safe alternatives to CDs with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones, 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.; 3635 Walton Way Extension; limited seating; call Joy at 736-6252 for reservation.

Tuesday: Women in Business; 11:30 a.m.; Pullman Hall, 560 Walton Way; Carrie Adamson of the Augusta Genealogy Society will speak on Southern Symbolism and Secrets from the Grave; tickets $15 at door, $20 nonmembers; 821-1312.

Wednesday: Second Annual Business at Breakfast State of the Community Address; Marbury center in the old Firehouse with speakers Mayor Bob Young and Commissioner Barry Fleming; 7:15 a.m.; $15 walk-in; 821-1312.

Thursday: 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.

Thursday: Long-term care seminar presented by Edward Jones' Chuck Foster, Phil Wittenberg and Greg Webster; guest speaker Steve Myslinski of GE Long Term Care; 5:30 p.m.; Golden Corral on Whiskey Road, Aiken; dinner provided; call (803) 643-0808 for reservations.


Jan. 15: Foreign Accent Reduction classes; offers individual or small-group sessions; 13-week class schedule; 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.

Jan. 15: Small Business Success School - Starting Your Own Business; Jan. 17: Smart Marketing; Jan. 22: Writing a Business Plan; all from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; University of Georgia Business Development Center, Augusta office; 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; attend all three classes for $90 and receive a certificate upon completion or attend one class for $35; 737-1790.

Jan. 15 and 17:Providing a Legacy - Prospering and Protecting; speaker Charles Jenkins, estate planning specialist for Morgan Stanley; Jan. 15 session at 6 p.m., Jan. 17 session at noon; both at 1301 Broad St.; refreshments provided; call Neely Davis at 821-4017.

Jan. 17:Project Management Institute presentation by Rich Humphrey, corporate project management director for Washington Group International-Government; Washington Group's Jerry Ostrander will be recognized as sole winner of PMI Fellow Award; North Augusta Country Club; 6 p.m.; dinner $19; contact Frank at 952-8790.

Jan. 19 and 26:Computer class for beginners; $95 fee includes both days; 2-5 p.m.; contact GrayKnight Computing, 830-2088.

Jan. 24: Business S.O.S.; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; 737-1790.

Jan. 24: Marketing to State and Local Governments; free three-hour seminar by Georgia Institute of Technology's EDI Procurement Assistance Center at 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; call 729-2076.

Jan. 26: QuickBooks: An Introduction; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; 737-1790.

Jan. 29: Employee Training Workshop; Augusta Metro Chamber Conference Room, 10 a.m. to noon.

Feb. 1: Employer Expo 2002; Augusta State University Athletic Complex, 3109 Wrightsboro Road, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; $60 registration fee covers two representatives, a 6-foot display table, marketing and refreshments; Augusta State Career Center, 737-1604, or register at www.aug.edu/career_center.


  • Referrals at Breakfast, a business-networking group, 7 a.m. Thursdays, Partridge Inn dining room; Pat Fair, 823-8114.
  • Keller Williams career meetings; personalized sessions for anyone considering a real estate career. Also, new agents who want to preview their careers; The Atrium, 3633 Wheeler Road; for schedule, call Mary or Amy, 868-3772.
  • 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.
  • Association of Records Managers and Administrators meets on second Tuesdays at the Partridge Inn. Call Gail Ramsey at 725-2258 or 725-3089 for reservations or more information.
  • The Biz Calendar column is a public service listing of The Augusta Chronicle. We should receive typewritten information about business events no later than noon Tuesday. Please send items to The Augusta Chronicle, c/o Damon Cline, Newsroom, PO Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903; or bring them to the News Building at 725 Broad St.; send a fax to (706) 722-7403; or e-mail dcline@augustachronicle.com. Include a contact name and telephone number.


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