Thursday: Introduction to Government Contracting; three-hour seminar by the Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center, 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; 9 a.m.; addresses the federal registration process, finding federal government procurement opportunities and marketing to federal agencies; 737-1414.
Thursday: Creativity Run Amuck: a survey of Super Bowl advertising; sponsored by the Augusta Advertising Federation; The Clubhouse, Washington Road; noon; speaker Bonnie Drewnian; www.augustaadfed.com/rsvp.html for reservations.
Thursday: Starting Your Own Business; two-hour seminar; sponsored by University of Georgia, Small Business Development Center Network; 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; 6:30 p.m.; $35; 737-1790.
March 9: Smart Marketing; two-hour seminar on getting results; Small Business Development Center Network; 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; 6:30 p.m.; $35; 737-1790.
March 9: Effective Safety Program; monthly meeting of the American Society of Safety Engineers, Augusta chapter; Augusta Technical College, CADTEC Building 600, Room 612; 5:30 p.m.; speaker Wilder H. Allen discusses the key to VPP approval; $5, dinner; 790-6550.
March 11: Women's Business Forum; a seminar on women-owned businesses; sponsored by the Small Business Development Center Network; Augusta State University, Galloway Hall; 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; various speakers address business planning, networking and more; $20 includes a box lunch.
March 11: Writing a Business Plan; a two-hour seminar on why a business plan is critical to success; sponsored by University of Georgia Business Outreach Services, Small Business Development Center Network; 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; 6:30 p.m.; $35, 737-1790.
March 30: Myths and Realities of Minority Financing; a three-hour seminar; Small Business Development Center Network; 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; 10 a.m.; $25, includes continental breakfast and lunch; pre-registration required, 737-1790.
May 17: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce fourth annual Golf Classic; presented by First Bank of Georgia; sponsorships available; call Margaret Taylor at 821-1312.
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