Originally created 07/18/04

Business calendar



THIS WEEK

Tuesday: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Women in Business; Opportunities for great things with the local sales tax; Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; 11:30 a.m.; speaker Mayor Bob Young; sponsored by MCG Health System; cost $17; call Janna Crane 821-1306.

UPCOMING

JULY 28: OPENING AND RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL HOME-BASED BUSINESS; UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AIKEN SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER; TOPICS INCLUDE: CHECKING OUT HOME-BASED BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES; CHOOSING EXPERTS (ACCOUNTANT, LAWYER, BANKER, INSURANCE AGENTS) AND LEGAL BUSINESS STRUCTURES (SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION, LLC; $40 REGISTRATION; E-MAIL SBDC@USCA.EDU OR CALL (803) 641-3646 FOR DETAILS.

JULY 29: QUICKBOOKS PRO 2004; AN OVERVIEW OF THE ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE; PRESENTED BY SONIA GOWEN; SEROTTA, MADDOCKS, EVANS & CO. CPAS, 701 GREENE ST., SUITE 200; 8:15 A.M. TO 5 P.M.; $195; MELISSA CANADAY AT 722-5337.

JULY 31: MONEY COUNTS INVESTOR EDUCATION SEMINARS; SECRETARY OF STATE CATHY COX; AUGUSTA TOWERS HOTEL AND CONVENTION CENTER, 2651 Perimeter Parkway; 9 a.m.-noon; free seminar for beginners to sophisticated investors; topics including retirement planning, avoiding investment fraud, choosing a stockbroker, credit manager and more; free; light breakfast provided; reserve seat by calling (888) 265-1115 or at www.georgiainvests.org.

Aug. 10-11: Free OSHA-funded Safety & Health Management Systems Workshop; sponsored by Augusta Technical College; geared toward small- and medium-sized businesses; Augusta Technical College, 3200 Augusta Tech Drive, Building 600, Room 612; e-mail mari@prioritytwo.com or visit www.prioritytwo.com to register or call Mari Chandler toll-free (888) 284-8958.

Aug. 19: Business After Hours; Augusta Inn & Conference Center on Claussen Road; 5:30 p.m.; host-sponsor Augusta Inn and Conference Center; $12; tabletops are available for vendors for $75; call Janna Crane 821-1306 to reserve a tabletop.

ONGOING

  • Microsoft Small Business Server; install-it-yourself workshop for small business owners by Network Consultants; $99, visit augustasoftwaretraining. com for dates and details.
  • Work From Home; one-hour seminar on being your own boss; The Guest House Inn; Tuesdays; for details, call (877) 821-5542.
  • Foreign Accent and Southern Accent Reduction; classes for improving business and professional skills; Snyder Speech Therapy Services; to register, call 860-9385.
  • Seminar on construction management; learn the process and potential risks before hiring a contractor for commercial construction project; PCM Construction Consultants; 373-0585.
  • 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.
  • The Business Calendar is a free public-service listing of The Augusta Chronicle. We should receive typewritten information 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 Street.; send a fax to (706) 722-7403; or e-mail damon.cline@augustachronicle.com