Originally created 08/25/02

Business calendar



Tuesday: Lump Sum Distribution and Retirement Planning; 7 p.m., Edward Jones, Walton Plaza, 3635 Walton Way Extension; free workshop presented by Greg Dechau for BellSouth employees; call for reservations, 736-6252.

Wednesday: A.M. Connection; North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; 7:30-8:30 a.m., North Augusta Community Center; "Crime Stoppers in the CSRA;" $7.50 members with reservations, $10 members without reservations, $15 nonmembers; (803) 279-2323.

Wednesday: Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Augusta chapter; 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Radisson Suites, Washington Road; with employment attorney Jonathan Martin; 738-5046.

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

Thursday: Small Business Celebration; with luncheon, expo, and seminar; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Radisson Riverfront Hotel; presented by the Augusta Metro and Columbia County chambers of commerce; 821-1300.

UPCOMING

Sept. 10: Retirement Planning Strategies; 6:30 p.m., Edward Jones, Walton Plaza, 3635 Walton Way Extension. Seminar with Greg Dechau of Edward Jones. Guest speakers include estate attorney Tracy Taylor of Rhodes, Enoch and Taylor PC and Jeff Nance of Planco, call for reservations by Sept. 6 at 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.

Sept. 24: 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.

Sept. 27: Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Augusta chapter's 40th anniversary celebration; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; with proclamation by Mayor Bob Young; call Julie Goley at 737-1604.

Ongoing:

  • Microsoft Testing, offering tests for Microsoft Office User Specialist, Kerr Business College; test costs $60; Beth McClure, 738-5046.
  • Business Network International, a business-networking group, 7 a.m. Thursdays, Partridge Inn dining room; with guest speaker Greg Poteet; Stuart Rayburn, 737-0050.
  • 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.