Originally created 07/21/02

Business calendar



Wednesday: Coffee club discussion of economic and investment topics by Leslie Lambert of Edward Jones; 8:30 a.m.; Columbia Professional Center, 4210 6-A Columbia Road.

Thursday: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Campaign Kickoff and Business After Hours; Sheraton Augusta Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway; 5:30 p.m.

Thursday: Preparing Successful Bids and Proposals; Georgia Institute of Technology's EDI Procurement Assistance Center seminar; 9 a.m. to noon, Georgia Tech EDI Procurement Assistance Center, 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; with Todd Heard, regional manager of Georgia Tech EDI; free; reservations required, 729-2076 or 737-1414.

Thursday: Lump Sum Distributions & IRA Rollovers; with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones; 7 p.m.; RSVP to Joy at 736-6252.

UPCOMING

July 31: A.M. Connection; 7:30-8:30 a.m., North Augusta Community Center; sponsored by United Way of Aiken County; with Dr. Lawrence Brede; $7.50 for members with reservations, $10 members without reservations, $15 nonmembers; (803) 279-2323.

Aug. 13: QuickBooks Pro 2002 workshop; with Sonia Gowen, certified QuickBooks Pro adviser; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Serotta Maddocks Evans & Co. CPAs, 701 Greene St., Suite 200; $195 due at registration, breakfast and lunch provided; Dawn Hatfield, 722-5337.

Aug. 13: Retirement Planning Strategies; with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones; guest speakers are Tracy Taylor and Mark Gessner; 6:30 p.m.; call for reservations, 736-6252.

Aug. 21: Cost Effective Marketing Techniques for Small Business; North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Small Business Development Series; by Abram J. Serotta, CPA; 9-10:30 a.m., 701 Greene St., Suite 200; continental breakfast provided; free for North Augusta Chamber members, $15 due at registration for nonmembers; call Roni Geiselhart at (803) 279-2323.

Aug. 21: Women in Business; North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; 11:30 a.m., North Augusta Country Club; 279-2323.

Aug. 29: Retirement Planning Strategies; with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones; guest speakers are Tracy Taylor and Dain Reeves; 6:30 p.m.; call for reservations, 736-6252.

Sept. 17: Small Business Person of the Year Luncheon; North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; 11:30 a.m., North Augusta Country Club; 279-2323.

Sept. 18: Dreaming About Retirement? Plan for It!; North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Small Business Development Series; by Chuck Smith; 9-10:30 a.m., 701 Greene St., Suite 200; continental breakfast provided; free for North Augusta Chamber members, $15 due at registration for nonmembers; call Roni Geiselhart at (803) 279-2323.

Ongoing:

  • Microsoft Testing, offering tests for Microsoft Office User Specialist, Kerr Business College; test costs $60; Beth McClure, 738-5046.
  • Referrals at Breakfast, a business-networking group, 7 a.m. Thursdays, Partridge Inn dining room; with guest speaker Jon DeGumbia of Signs of Augusta; Pat Fair, 823-8114.
  • Software training for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other business applications; daytime and evening classes offered Monday through Saturday; Computer Link, 860-8313, 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.
  • CSRA Medical Managers' Association meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at the Partridge Inn. Call Karen Demaere at 774-0176 for more information.
  • Gateway Country Store offers classes on topics from word processing to digital photography to personal finance. Call 731-9893 for a complete schedule.
  • Computer Link Software Training Center offers software training on MS Windows, MS Office and key business applications Monday through Saturday. Call 860-8313 or 792-0900 for more information.
  • Dynamic Business Management 101 training seminars; faith-based advice for men wanting to start their own business or advance their career path. For more information, call Victor McKnight at 373-0585 or 228-5058.
  • Free long-term care insurance consultation, Bankers Life and Casualty Co., call Doug Kilgore at 868-9693, Ext. 917.
  • 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, P.O. 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.