Originally created 09/21/03

Business calendar



Tuesday: American Business Women's Association monthly meeting; 6 p.m. at Women's Club on Milledge Road. Speaker will be a representative from the Service Corps of Retired Executives; $10 dinner; call 613-0703 for reservation.

Tuesday: Wealth Building Strategies; presented by Morgan Stanley, 1301 Broad Street; 6 p.m. dinner, Radisson Hotel; to RSVP, contact Joanna at 821-4009 or 800-417-1996.

Wednesday: North Augusta Chamber of Commerce AM Connection; Marketing Wisely; speaker Pat Pippens Park; 7:15-8:30 p.m., North Augusta Community Center; cost: $8 with reservations, $10 at door, $15 non-members.

Wednesday: Minding Your Business; a discussion of legal and financial issues for the small, family or professional business owner; presenters will be Ed Enoch, attorney with Rhodes & Enoch and Tony Gallo, financial adviser for Merrill Lynch; continental breakfast; 7:30 a.m., Enterprise Mill Building, 1450 Greene St.; 724-0405 or 279-6303.

Wednesday: Strategic Planning in Human Resources; workshop by the Society for Human Resource Management Augusta Area Chapter; 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Holiday Inn West on Stevens Creek Road; $15 for non-members; guests interested in attending should contact Karen Whitman by Sept. 19 at 220-2915 or at karen.whitman@sitelast.com.

Thursday: Step-by-step Web site development; seminar sponsored by the Small Business Development Center at the University of South Carolina Aiken; 8 a.m.-11 a.m.; course will teach the skills needed to select a domain name, create a homepage and be listed on the World Wide Web. For information and registration, call (803-) 641-3646 or send an e-mail to SBDC@usca.edu. Fee is $35.

Thursday: QuickBooks Pro 2003; Serotta, Maddox, Evans and Co., CPAs, 701 Greene Street, Ste. 200, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., www.smecpa.com; seminar by Sonia Gowen, certified QuickBooks pro adviser; qualifies for A & A CPE credit; $195 due at registration; continental breakfast and lunch provided; call Dawn M. Hayden at 722-5337.

Thursday: Retirement seminar on new tax laws; Chuck Smith of Edward Jones with Aubrey Rhodes of Rhodes, Enoch & Taylor; 6:30 p.m. at River Golf Club in North Augusta; dinner served but seating is limited, call Debby Markwalter at 279-6065 for reservations.

UPCOMING

Sept. 30: Business to Business Expo; Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce; 70 area businesses will display their products and services; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; call 821-1300.

Oct. 4:To Incorporate or Not?; presented by Hughes Business Services at 9 a.m., The Radisson Suites Inn; to register, call Hughes Business Services at 771-1077.

Oct. 4:You've Incorporated; Where Do You Go From Here? A seminar and roundtable discussion, topic: presented by Hughes Business Services at 1 p.m., The Radisson Suites Inn; to register, call Hughes Business Services at 771-1077.

Oct. 4: Exploring Your Options, half-day workshop for individuals interested in returning to college or attending for the first time, sponsored by the American Association of University Women, the University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken Technical College and Aiken County Public Schools; USC Aiken Penland Administration Building, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Oct. 14-15: Annual Business and Technology in the Real World Conference & Expo featuring venture capitalists, angel investors, government lenders and traditional and nontraditional lenders; Augusta Suites Inn (formerly Radisson Suites Inn), 3038 Washington Road; 7 a.m., sponsored by The National Center for Economic Development, Business & Technology Inc.; to register, call 792-1427.

Oct. 21-22: Two-day conference for human resources and safety professionals; sponsored by The Society for Human Resource Management, Augusta Area Chapter, Georgia Department of Labor and The American Society of Safety Engineers Augusta Chapter; Radisson Riverfront Hotel; concurrent sessions: preparing for and responding to the human side of crisis, joint workplace safety programs; and OSHA updates.

ONGOING

  • Keller Williams Realty; 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.
  • 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.
  • MCSE, A+, N+, and I-NET+; Kerr Business College; call Joe Adams at 738-5046 for more information.
  • The NoonTime Networkers, area chapter of Business Network International; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays; Club House on Washington Road.
  • The Augusta Network Club, a group of noncompeting business people who have informal networking meetings; 8 a.m. every other Thursday; no dues; for details, call Charles Scavullo Sr. at 737-9177.
  • Business Network International, a business-networking group, 7 a.m. Thursdays, Courtyard by Marriott, Stevens Creek Road; to join, call Barbara Crenshaw, 868-3772.
  • Production and Inventory Management program offered by the APICS CSRA chapter; covers basics of supply-chain management; 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.
  • The Business Calendar 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 damon.cline@augustachronicle.com. Include a contact name and telephone number.