Originally created 12/31/06

Business calendar



UPCOMING

- Jan. 9: Starting Your Own Business; seminar covering topics such as the traits of successful entrepreneurs, legal structures for your business and estimating start-up costs; 6 p.m.; University of Georgia Small Business Development Center; 1054 Claussen Road; call (706) 737-1790.

- Jan. 12, 19, 26: QuickBooks Pro 2006 Series; hands-on, computer lab series teaching the widely used business software program; three-part series; 1-5 p.m. each day; Augusta State University, Allgood Hall; $189; call (706) 737-1790.

- Jan. 17: Introduction to Government Contracting; free Georgia Tech seminar for anyone thinking about doing business with the government; topics include an overview of procurement, governmental registrations, bidding and more; 9 a.m. to noon; 1054 Claussen Road, Suite 301; call Lloyd Watts at (706) 729-2076 or register online at www.gtpac.org.

- Jan. 17: Augusta Entrepreneur's Lunch and Learn: Grassroots Leadership seminar conducted by Helen Blocker-Adams, president/CEO of the HBA Group International; University of Georgia Small Business Development Center; 1054 Claussen Road; $25 fee includes a box lunch; call (706) 737-1790.

- Jan. 23: Taking Care of the Money - International Sales: 6 p.m. University of Georgia Small Business Development Center; $49; 1054 Claussen Road; call (706) 737-1790.

- Jan. 27: Starting Your Own Business; seminar covering topics such as the traits of successful entrepreneurs, legal structures for your business and estimating start-up costs; 6 p.m.; University of Georgia Small Business Development Center; 1054 Claussen Road; call (706) 737-1790.

- Jan. 29: SBA Community Express Loan Program; learn more about the Small Business Administration loan program, which offers $5,000 to $50,000 to small-business start-ups and expansions; 6 p.m., Augusta Technical College, Building 100 Auditorium; call (706) 737-1790.

- Jan. 31: USPS NetPost Services: seminar for small-business owners on creating a mailed advertisement campaign; 9 a.m.; Augusta Technical College, Building 600, Room 660; $49; call (706) 737-1790.

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