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THIS WEEK

- Tuesday: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament; 10:30 a.m., Champions Retreat Golf Club, 37 Champions Parkway, Evans; tournament will have prizes; golf packages available; nonmembers can be invited by members; call the chamber office at (706) 651-0018 for cost.

- Wednesday: How to Prepare Government Proposals seminar; 9 a.m. to noon, Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center, 1450 Greene St., Suite 3500; seminar on intricacies of responding to government proposals; free; R.S.V.P. at www.gtpac.org, open Training tab to register, call (706) 721-4529 for more information.

- Wednesday: Small Business Tax Workshop; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., University of South Carolina Aiken, Penland Administration Building, Room 110, 471 University Parkway; free; registration required by Tuesday; call (803) 641-3646 to register.

- Thursday: North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Business Expo and Business After Hours event; 4-8 p.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; free to public; sponsorships and display tables available for purchase; call (803) 279-2323.

UPCOMING

- Sept. 15: Columbia County Chamber SuCCess Columbia County Style; 5-7 p.m., First Citizens Bank, 4065 Columbia Road, Martinez; networking event; members only; call the chamber office at (706) 651-0018.

- Sept. 18: Team Creativity Disney Style business development workshop; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Aiken Technical College Student Activities Center, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville; $399 per person, $349 if in group of four or more; contact Melanie Johnson (803) 593-9954, ext. 1277, to register.

- Sept. 20: To Incorporate or Not to Incorporate, Choosing the Appropriate Legal Structure business workshop; 9 a.m.; call for location and cost; contact Hughes Business Services at (706) 771-1077.

- Sept. 20: You've Incorporated, Where Do You Go From Here business workshop; 1 p.m.; call for location and cost; contact Hughes Business Services at (706) 771-1077.

- Sept. 24: Human Resources One-Day Conference; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Martinez; held by the Augusta Area Society for Human Resources; topic is Success Strategies in HR; $125 registration; contact (706) 731-7099 or augustashrm.shrm.org.

- Sept. 24: North Augusta Chamber A.M. Connection; 7:15 a.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; speaker is South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster; $10 members, $12 nonmembers; R.S.V.P. by Monday, Sept. 22; contact Judy Whaley at (803) 279-2323 or judy@northaugustachamber.org.

- Sept. 25: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Economic Club Luncheon; 11:30 a.m. registration, noon lunch and program, Augusta Marriott Hotel and Suites, 2 10th St.; $45 members, $55 nonmembers; R.S.V.P. to (706) 821-1300 or www.augustagausa.com.

- Sept. 25: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours; 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jameson Suites, 1062 Claussen Road; networking event; free for members, $10 nonmembers; R.S.V.P. to (706) 821-1300 or www.augustagausa.com.

- Sept. 25: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Speed Networking; 8 a.m., Center for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 671 N. Belair Road, Evans; networking event similar to speed dating; R.S.V.P. required, contact Tammy Shepherd at (706) 651-0018 or tammy@columbiacounty chamber.com.

- Oct. 8: North Augusta Women in Business' the Voice of Working Women Luncheon; 11:30 a.m., North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; speaker will be Dr. Randy Cooper; $20 members, $25 nonmembers; contact Judy Whaley at (803) 279-2323 or judy@north augustachamber.org.

- Oct. 29: Ten Ways Small Business Owners Can Avoid Lawsuits seminar; 6-7:30 p.m., Pinnacle Club, 699 Broad St.; $25 per person; R.S.V.P. by Oct. 22 to Katie Jones at (404) 876-8516 or katie.jones@nfib.org or www.nfib.com/object/IO_38158.html.

- Nov. 21: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Signature Event; 6:30 p.m. registration and cocktails, 7:30 p.m. dinner and program; Augusta Marriott Hotel and Suites, 2 10th St.; $50 members, $60 nonmembers; corporate tables and sponsorships available; contact Terra Carroll at (706) 821-1318 or register online at www.augustagausa.com.

ONGOING

- Third Thursdays networking and social hour; UGA Alumni Association Augusta Chapter; 6 p.m., Vallarta's, 2808 Washington Road; free; go to www.alumni.uga.edu/alumni/RegAug.html for more information.

- Training for CAC I and CAC II substance abuse counselor certification; evening and weekend sessions; Augusta Technical College, 3140 Augusta Tech Drive; payment options available; call Paula Owens at (706) 772-4842 for more information.

- The NoonTime Networkers, area chapter of Business Network International; meets every Thursday at 11:30 a.m., T-Bonz Banquet Hall, 2858 Washington Road; contact Angela Brock at angi@csrabni.com or (706) 288-2800.

- The Leads at Lunch chapter of Business Network International meets every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Golden Corral, Bobby Jones Expressway; contact John Raborn at john@csrabni.com or (706) 394-2605.

- Business Network International AikeNet Works! chapter; lunch on Thursdays; contact Dena Thomas at dena@csrabni.com or (803) 867-9190.

- The Referrals at Breakfast meeting of Business Network International, Thursdays at 7 a.m. at Athens Restaurant on Bobby Jones Expressway; call Chuck Ellison at (706) 294-5502.

- Business Network International Referrals & More chapter; Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Ryan's Steak House on Bobby Jones Expressway; Bob Kendra at rjkendra@ft.newyork life.com or (706) 364-1477.

- Business Network International Pro-Active Professionals chapter; meets Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Cleveland & Anderson CPAs on Davis Road; call Angela Brock at (706) 868-5916 for details.

- Business Network International First Things First chapter; meets for breakfast Tuesdays at 7 a.m. at Athens Restaurant on Bobby Jones Expressway; contact John Raborn at john@csrabni.com or (706) 394-2605.

- Business Network International BNI2 chapter; lunch Thursday at The Clubhouse; contact Dennis Lam at dennis@csrabni.com or (706) 726-1446.

- North Augusta Networkers; Business Network International group; Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m., North Augusta Community Center; contact Karen Claeys at karen@csrabni.com or (706) 731-8415.

- President's Club; reinforcement of sales training systems for business owners, sales representatives and managers; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 a.m., 699 Broad St., Suite 1001; call (706) 432-0040.

- Word of Mouth Network, group seeks 200 entrepreneurs and businesspeople for a referral network; call Richard Banks at (706) 736-5020 for an e-mail providing a concise overview.

- Determine whether a career in the insurance industry fits you. Complete the Harrison Assessment; contact Sarah D. Johnston at sarah.d.johnston @nmfn.com.


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