Originally created 12/12/04

Business calendar



This week

  • Tuesday: Not Just Coffee; Columbia County Chamber of Commerce morning networking event; 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 671 N. Belair Road; Medical College of Georgia President Daniel Rahn will speak on the topic of Cancer Research and other MCG Expansion Projects; event is free but attendees asked to make a donation to the Stephanie Hackett Cancer Medical Fund; for more information call (706) 651-0018.
  • ONGOING

  • Free help for small-business owners and entrepreneurs, Service Corps of Retired Executives, a nonprofit volunteer counseling organization, call (706) 793-9998 in Augusta or (803) 641-1111 in Aiken for an appointment.
  • Instructor-led online courses; Augusta State University "Education to Go" program; call 736-1636 for schedule or go to www.ced.aug.edu and click on "courses."
  • In-store training and certification classes for home and office software; PRONET Computer Stores; call 855-9070 for fall class schedules.
  • The Referrals at Breakfast meeting of Business Network International, every Thursday at 7 a.m. at the Marriott Courtyard on Stevens Creek Road. Call Wesley Ott at (706) 832-2848 for more information.
  • The Entrepreneur's Source, an international network of self-employment coaches who work with individuals and companies looking for successful opportunities for business ownership and expansion. Call Angela Payne at
  • 868-9420.

  • 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 (706) 860-9385.
  • Seminar on construction management; learn the process and potential risks before hiring a contractor for commercial construction project; PCM Construction Consultants; (706) 373-0585.
  • Keller Williams Realty; personalized sessions for anyone considering a real estate career; The Atrium, 3633 Wheeler Road; call (706) 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; call Heath Jefferson at (706) 267-2228.
  • Online computer certification courses delivered via Internet; Augusta State University Education to Go; courses include Novell IntranetWare, Microsoft andCisco CCNA; scheduled at your convenience; (706) 737-1636.
  • Software training for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other business applications; daytime and evening classes offered Monday through Saturday; Computer Link, (706) 860-8313, 596 Bobby Jones Expressway.
  • Microsoft Office User Specialist tests, Kerr Business College; $60; call Shannon Thomas at (706) 738-5046.
  • l 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 (706) 737-9177.

  • Free financial retirement seminar to develop your "Plan B." Call (706) 798-7626 or (706) 414-7313.
  • How to get started in Real Estate; Sherman and Hemstreet GMAC. Call Tom Horner for dates, times at (706) 738- 6641.
  • Georgia-Carolina Investment Club is looking for members. If you are interested in real estate investing, this might be the club for you. Call Bert Ellis for details (803) 645-7883.
  • 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 St.; send a fax to (706) 722-7403; or e-mail damon.cline@augustachronicle.com.