Originally created 02/10/02

Business calendar



THIS WEEK

Monday and Feb. 18 and 25: Computer Class for Beginners; GrayKnight Computing; 6-8 p.m.; $95 includes all three classes; for more information call GrayKnight Computing at 830-2088.

Tuesday: Writing a Business Plan; Small Business Development Center; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $35 for one class; 737-1790.

Tuesday and Feb. 19: Build Wealth While Avoiding Capital Gains Taxes and Deferring Ordinary Income Taxes; luncheon seminar with Johnathan Wint of A.G. Edwards; for reservations, call Marilyn at 869-1061.

Wednesday: Microsoft "Big Day" free seminar co-sponsored by Compaq; 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ramada Plaza hotel, 640 Broad St.; software workshops for Windows XP, MapPoint 2002 and others. Call toll-free to register at (877) 435-7638.

Wednesday: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce's Business at Breakfast; Ryan Bruorton, vice president of American Advisory Services, will give commentary on the U.S. economy; 7:15 a.m. at the Marbury Center, 1257 Broad St.

Wednesday: Free Workshop on Safe Alternatives to CDs; with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones; 10-11 a.m. and 3-4 p.m.; for reservations call Joy at 736-6252.

UPCOMING

Feb. 19: Small Business Bookkeeping; Small Business Development Center; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $35; 737-1790.

Feb. 19: Retirement Planning Strategies; dinner seminar with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones; guest speakers estate attorney Aubrey Rhodes of Rhodes Enoch and Taylor, PC and Mark Gessner of Putman Funds; 6:30 p.m.; call 736-6252 by Feb. 15 for reservations.

Feb. 19: Augusta Metro Chamber's Women in Business; Doug Cates, a partner with Cherry, Beckaert & Holland CPAs, will discuss tax-law changes; 11:30 a.m., Pullman Hall, 560 Walton Way.

Feb. 20: Building a Lean Enterprise: Getting Started; Georgia Tech Economic Development Institute; 8:30-11 a.m., Georgia Tech Augusta regional office, 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; for more information call Tianna Rowell at 737-1414.

Feb. 21: Handling Receivables; Small Business Development Center; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $35; 737-1790.

Feb. 21: Are You Prepared for the Ideal Retirement? Is Your Family Prepared in the Event of Your Death?; with Chuck Smith of Edward Jones and guest speaker Aubrey Rhodes of Rhodes, Enoch, Taylor P.C.; 6:30 p.m., River Golf Club, North Augusta; reservations are required; call Debby Markwalter at 279-6065.

Feb. 22: Helping Caregivers Stay Productive: Resources and Strategies That Work; the Augusta-Aiken Society for Human Resources Management; with presenter Cynthia Haley of CSRA Agency on Aging; $15 guest fee includes breakfast; 7:30-9:15 a.m, Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; to make reservations, call Regina Mobley at 739-1351.

Feb. 26: Employment Taxes; Small Business Development Center; 6:30- 8:30 p.m.; 737-1790.

March 1: Lunch and Learn Seminar; with Michael S. Keck of Edward Jones; event will cover financial planning, views of the market in 2002 and long-term care; 11 a.m., the Family Y Wheeler Center; reservations are required; call the Family Y at 733-1030 by Feb. 22.

March 8-10 and 15-17: A+ Certification Weekend Boot Camp; ComputerLand; 5:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; call Don Strogonoff at 823-1449 or visit catg.com.

March 23-30: Microsoft MCSA Boot Camp; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday; call Don Strogonoff at 823-1449 or visit catg.com.

May 4-11: Combo Certification Boot Camp Microsoft MCP and Cisco CCNA; $1,995 for all courses; need 10 students to start the class; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday; call Don Strogonoff at 823-1449 or visit catq.com.

Ongoing:

  • Referrals at Breakfast, a business-networking group, 7 a.m. Thursdays, Partridge Inn dining room; Pat Fair, 823-8114.
  • Software training for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other business applications; daytime and evening classes offered Monday through Saturday, contact Computer Link at 860-8313 or at 596 Bobby Jones Expressway.
  • 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 free 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.