Originally created 02/23/03

Business calendar



THIS WEEK

Tuesday: Free electronic filing course; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; limited seating; University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, 1054 Claussen Road, 737-1790.

Tuesday: Minority Enterprise Conference & Expo; 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Belair Conference Center, 4081 Belair Road; call Helen Blocker-Adams at 792-1427.

Wednesday: QuickBooks 2003: An Introduction; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; $150, includes breakfast and lunch and a comprehensive workbook and disk; registration is required; Small Business Development Center, 737-1790.

Wednesday: QuickBooks 2003: An Introduction; Small Business Development Center; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; $150 fee includes breakfast and lunch and a comprehensive workbook and disk; 737-1790.

Wednesday: Roundtable discussion of today's market, led by Mike Keck of Edward Jones; 246 David Road, Suite B; refreshments will be served; for reservations call Sherri at 860-1307.

Wednesday: Seminar on safety training for the workplace; sponsored by the American Red Cross; the Augusta Red Cross office, 1322 Ellis St.; 8 a.m.; continental breakfast will be served; for more information or to make reservations, call the office at 724-8483.

Thursday: Ribbon cutting; Midwest Maintenance, 4268 Belair Frontage Road; 11 a.m.; call Jeff Fox at 855-8888.

Thursday: Community meeting on Microsoft I.T., history and benefits of certification; Kerr Business College; 6:30 p.m.; for more information call Joe Adams at 738-5046.

Friday: Grant-writing, intermediate level, sponsored by JLJ Resources Inc.; Augusta Technical College; 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; $100, includes course manual, certificate, breakfast and lunch snacks provided; for registration or more information, call 210-2547.

UPCOMING

March 2: CompTIA A+ Certification; both in Operating Systems and Core Hardware; Computerland; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday; call Don Strogonoff at 823-1449.

March 3: SuCCess Columbia County -- Business After Five; Augusta Harley Davidson, 4200 Belair-Frontage Road; 5-7 p.m.; event is free; reservations are required; call the Chamber at 651-0018.

March 4: Course on CompTIA Security+, CompTIA's newest certification; 10 evenings; ComputerLand; Don Strogonoff, 823-1449.

March 5: Getting to Know OSHA; presented by Phillip Moncrief; this is a free seminar and preregistration is required, Small Business Development Center, 1054 Claussen Road, 737-1790.

March 11: Course on living debt free, taught by Carol Waldo; University of South Carolina Aiken, Business and Education Room 144; 6:30-9 p.m.; $45 (includes workbook); (803) 641-3288.

March 11: Discussion on war and terrorism and investment decisions, held by Chuck Foster of Edward Jones Investments; guest speaker retired four-star Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey; 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; to reserve your seat, call Mr. Foster at (803) 643-0808.

March 15: Spring luncheon and fashion show of The American Business Women Association of Augusta; guest speaker Dr. Ron Eaker, author of Holy Hormones; First Baptist Church of Augusta gymnasium; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; tickets cost $15, $12 for seniors; call Debra Basile at 854-0407, Sandra Kelly at 738-9300 or Sherri Daniel at 860-1307.

March 18: Seminar: Balancing Work and Home in Crisis Situations; sponsored by University Hospital; speaker: Sandra Johnson; Pullman Hall, 11:30 a.m.; $12 preregistration, $15 at the door.

ONGOING

  • MCSE and MCSA course; Computerland; 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; call Don Strogonoff at 823-1449.
  • Home Internet security class; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays; $49 cost includes demo software; call Don Strogonoff at 823-1449.
  • Business Network International, a business-networking group, 7 a.m. Thursdays, Courtyard at Marriott, Stevens Creek Road; to join, call Barbara Crenshaw, 868-3772.
  • Production and Inventory Management program; five courses offered by the APICS CSRA chapter cover basics of supply-chain management and advanced topics; for schedules and registration, go to www.APICSCSRA.org or call 554-4708.
  • Association of Records Managers and Administrators; second Tuesdays at the Partridge Inn. Call Gail Ramsey at 725-2258 or 725-3089 for information.
  • CSRA Medical Managers' Association; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; last Thursday of each month, Partridge Inn. Call Karen Demaere at 774-0176 for information.
  • Keller Williams career meetings; personalized sessions for anyone considering a real estate career. 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.
  • Gateway Country Store classes on topics from word processing to digital photography. Call 731-9893 for schedule.
  • 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.
  • Microsoft Office User Specialist tests, Kerr Business College; $60; call Beth McClure, 738-5046.
  • The Biz Calendar column is a free public service listing of The Augusta Chronicle. We should receive typewritten information about business events by 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.