Tuesday: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Women in Business; sponsored by University Hospital; Pullman Hall, 11:30 a.m.; topic: Holiday Special, presented by Beverly Murphy, a beauty control consultant; members $15 at door, nonmembers, $18.
Wednesday: AM Connection; sponsored by The Star and The Aiken Standard; North Augusta Community Center, 7:15-8:30 a.m.; holiday entertainment provided by Paul Knox Middle School's Patriot Singers; $8 with reservations made by Monday, Dec. 15, at noon or $10 at the door and $15 for nonmembers.
Jan. 8: Augusta Metro and Columbia County chambers of commerce 96th joint annual meeting; Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta convention center, 11:45 a.m.; a celebration of the year's accomplishments and the change of officers; guest speaker Gov. Sonny Perdue; contact Elizabeth Donsbach at 821-1324 or the Augusta Metro chamber at 821-1300.
Jan. 13: Detailed Scheduling and Planning CPIM review course; sponsored by the APICS CSRA chapter; call (478) 553-0225 or go to www.apicscsra.org for more information.
Keller Williams Realty; personalized sessions for anyone considering a real-estate career; The Atrium, 3633 Wheeler Road; for schedule, call Mary or Faye, 868-3772.
Augusta Residential Network Club, group of noncompeting business people who deal with residential customers on a daily basis, 8 a.m. every other Thursday; no dues; for details, call Heath Jefferson at (706) 267-2228.
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 (478) 553-0225.
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.
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