Originally created 02/24/02

Business calendar



THIS WEEK

Tuesday: Will You Outlive Your Income? free Morgan Stanley dinner seminar, 6:30 p.m. at the Pinnacle Club; with David Faulkner, vice president regional annuity specialist; call Neely Davis at 821-4017 for reservations.

Tuesday: Employment Taxes; University of Georgia Small Business Development Center; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; 737-1790.

Wednesday: A.M. Connection; North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; guest speakers Mike Butler of 360 Marketing and Public Relations and Wayne Rodgers of Lower Savannah Council of Governments; 7:30-8:30 a.m., North Augusta Community Center; $7.50 for members with reservations, $10 for members without reservations and $15 for nonmembers; reservations must be made by Monday; 279-2323.

Wednesday: Long Term Care Insurance Seminar; with Michael Whitehurst of GE Financial Assurance and Rick Cundey and Pat Fair of Solomon Smith Barney; 7:45 a.m. for breakfast or noon for lunch; for reservations call Pat at 823-8114.

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.

Wednesday: SHRM-Augusta Area; presentation by Matthew Parker of ATC Associates Inc.; 11:45 a.m., Radisson Suites Hotel, Washington Road; members are encouraged to bring a human resources colleague as a guest. For reservations call Dawn McCraith at 738-5046, Ext. 29.

Thursday: Long-Term Care Workshop: Chuck Smith of Edward Jones; 6:30 p.m., Edward Jones office, North Augusta; reservations are required; call Debby Markwalter at 279-6065.

Friday: 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.

Friday: Long-Term Care Workshop; with Chuck Smith of Edward Jones; guest speaker, Steve Myslenski of GE Capital Assurance Co.; noon, North Augusta Country Club; for reservations call Debby Markwalter at 279-6065 by Thursday.

UPCOMING

March 5: Small Business Success School; Starting Your Own Business, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Small Business Development Center, 737-1790.

March 7: Smart Marketing; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, 737-1790.

March 7: How to Manage Your Retirement Plan; seminar on estate planning and the Stretch IRA with Briton Williams of Edward Jones and guest speakers Tracy Taylor of Rhodes, Enoch & Taylor PC and Tripp Thompson of Hartford/PLANCO; 6:30 p.m., North Augusta Country Club; call 442-3827 for reservations.

March 8-10 and 15-17: A+ Certification "Weekend" Boot Camp; ComputerLand; 5:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays; call Don Strogonoff at 823-1449.

March 12: Retirement Planning Strategies: dinner seminar with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones and guest speakers Tracy Taylor, estate tourney with Rhodes, Enoch and Taylor, PC, and P.J. Bonfillio of Putnam Funds; 6:30 p.m.; for reservations call 736-6252 by March 9.

March 13: 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 736-6252.

March 14:Early Retirement or 401(k) Rollover? seminar with Tony Gallo of Merrill Lynch, 6:30 p.m. at Houndslake Country Club in Aiken; seating limited to 35 people, for reservations call 823-4169.

March 14: Understanding Financial Statements: A Plain English Approach to the "Language of Business"; 6:30-8:30 p.m., Small Business Development Center, 737-1790.

March 19: Customer Service: Are Your Customers Happy? 6:30-8:30 p.m., Small Business Development Center, 737-1790.

March 21: Retirement Planning Strategies: dinner seminar with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones and guest speakers Tracy Taylor, estate attorney with Rhodes, Enoch and Taylor, PC, and Walter Hurt of Goldman Sachs Funds; 10 a.m.; for reservations call 736-6252 by March 18.

March 23: The Path to College, a conference for men and women interested in returning to college; sponsored by the Aiken branch of the American Association of University Women; 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; University of South Carolina Aiken; $5 registration; call Bea Peyser at (803) 642-7170.

March 23-30: Microsoft MCSA Boot Camp; call Don Strogonoff at 823-1449.

March 28: Time Management: There are 1,440 Minutes in a Day. Where Do They Go? 6:30-8:30 p.m., Small Business Development Center, 737-1790.

April 24: Business to Business: Making the Connection; 2002 Governor's Regional Small Business Conference; Augusta Technical College; $65 participant level and $300 exhibitor level; for more information call (404) 463-3862 or check the Web site www.doas.state.ga.us after Friday.

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 and9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday; call Don Strogonoff at 823-1449.

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 Business Calendar 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.