Columbia-area association and club meeting calendar

September 13, 2010 

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AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION: 7 p.m. second Tuesdays, Richland County Public Library, Conference Room 1431 Assembly St.; esmith1020@aol.com

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS: 11:30 a.m. third Wednesdays, Brookland Baptist Church, 1054 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia; Ed Owens (803) 254-5800, eowens@flohut.com

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT: 8-10 a.m. third Fridays, Midlands Technical College, Northeast Campus, 151 Powell Road; astdmidlands.org

ASSOCIATION OF FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONALS: Noon third Thursdays, Brookland Conference Center, 1066 Sunset Blvd. in West Columbia; emmamyers2@juno.com, afpcsc.org

BLACK DATA PROCESSING ASSOCIATES: 5:30 p.m. second Tuesdays. Meeting locations: gcbdpa.org. Phyllis Coleman, (803) 414-2461.

BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF COLUMBIA: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; Robby Woodard, (803) 798-7522; colum-biabusiness.org

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CLUB: Gateway Downtown: 6:45 a.m. Tuesdays, Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; Vista Downtown: 6:45 a.m. Thursdays, Palmetto Club, 1301 Gervais St. scbdc.com

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL: Columbia Professionals: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Miyos, 1220 Bower Parkway. Marc Hutchinson, (803) 446-1462; Business Builders: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 402 Beltline Blvd. Perry Lancaster (803) 771-2700; Capital City: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Capital City Club, 1201 Main St. Luis Abreau, (803) 776-6374; Lexington: Noon Thursdays, Bistro, 109 Old Chapin Road, Lexington. Jason Strickland (803) 520-5550 ext 103; Midlands: Noon Wednesdays, Ryan’s, 1304 Bower Parkway. Robert Balmer, (803) 269-8099; St. Andrews: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 7569 St. Andrews Road, Irmo. Bob Shearer, (803) 932-2532; and Spring Valley: 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Road. Novella Taylor, (803) 788-2811.

CAPITOL CITY REAL ESTATE INVESTORS: 6:30 p.m. second Thursdays, Comfort Suites Inn, 750 Saturn Parkway; ccreisc.com

CAPITOL CODERS: Noon third Thursdays, Richland Medical Park 2, Lecture Hall, Medical Park Drive; local chapter of the American Association of Professional Coders; binabinet@scheart.com

CENTRAL CAROLINAS ENTREPRENEURS CLUB: 11:45 a.m. fourth Tuesdays, Capital City Club, 1201 Main St., 25th floor; Frank Thomas, www.centralcarolinabusiness.com, (803) 665-2256

COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH UNDERWRITERS: Noon-1:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St.; (803) 446-3160

COLUMBIA’S CROSSROADS CAREER NETWORK: 8:15 a.m. Wednesdays, Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 3200 Trenholm Road, Room 269; ken@agilstaff.com

COLUMBIA JAYCEES: 7 p.m. first Mondays, Garden Bistro, 933 Gervais St. (Park Street entrance); Jamie Muldrow, (803) 479-7333, individual@columbiajaycees.org

INSURANCE PROFESSIONALS OF THE MIDLANDS: 6 p.m. fourth Mondays, Lizard’s Thicket, 7620 Two Notch Road; Deborah Burrows, (803) 454-2510

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS: Fourth Tuesdays. Meeting info: iaap-palmetto.club.officelive.com

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS: Fourth Tuesdays. Meeting info: http://community.iaap-hq.org/IAAPHQ/Palmetto/Home/

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATORS, S.C. CHAPTER: Noon first Tuesdays, The Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; Mike Sponhour, msponhour@gmail.com

LEXINGTON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: Noon Tuesdays, Carolina Wings, 105 Northpoint Drive; Michael Guerette, (803) 553-0261

LEXINGTON COUNTY LEADS GROUP: 11:45 a.m. Fridays, Flight Deck, 109 Old Chapin Road; Jeff Howle, (803) 678-8121, jhowle@seniorsolutions.com, lclg.biz

LEXINGTON NETWORKING PROFESSIONALS: 12:45 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Lexington Chamber of Commerce, 321 S. Lake Drive; Lori Harmon, (803) 359-9162

NORTHEAST BUSINESS NETWORK: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Road; Joe Brunetto, (803) 699-3007

PROFESSIONAL CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATORS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA: 6 p.m. second Thursdays, Clarion Hotel, 1615 Gervais St.; Reggie Nicholas, rnicholas@mccroryconstruction.com

PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE: Noon third Mondays, Midlands Technical College Northeast Campus; Jim Mills, jimdmills@bellsouth.net

PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICA: Second Tuesdays, Capital City Club; www.scprsa.org; scprsa@earthlink.net.

SALES NETWORKS: Capital City Sales Exchange: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Villa Tronco, 1213 Blanding St. Tom Hooker, (803) 960-2800, capitalcitysalesexchange.com; Columbia Sales Exchange: 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Grecian Gardens, 2312 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia. Bill Beckwith, (803) 513-4921; columbiasalesexchange.com; Palmetto Sales Network: 11:30 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Wild Hare, 902 B Gervais St. Dottie Moretz, (803) 917-1344, palmettosalesnetwork@gmail.com; and Richland Sales Club: 8 a.m. Thursdays, Shoney’s, 600 Bush River Road. Neal Sutker, (803) 261-2025.

SOCIETY FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION: 6 p.m. third Tuesdays, Grecian Gardens, 2312 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia; www.stc-sc.org; stcmidlands@yahoo.com

S.C. HEALTH CARE MANAGERS ASSOCIATION: Noon third Wednesdays, Lexington Medical Center auditorium; (803) 788-5581, schma.org.

S.C. SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS: 6 p.m. first Mondays, Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St.; Josh Quattlebaum, (803) 561-9024

SOUTHERN NETWORK: 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Shoney’s, 600 Bush River Road; Dot Smith, (803) 665-1700

TOASTMASTERS: Arrowwood: 7 a.m. first and third Tuesdays, Shoney’s, 600 Bush River Road. Tara Brockman (803) 318-0120; Lexington County: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Lexington Medical Center, North Tower, Classroom No. 3, Douglas Ford (803) 546-7678; Professionals of Lexington: Noon second and fourth Wednesdays, Flight Deck, 109 Old Chapin Road, Brittany Smith (803) 808-5993; Toastamsters: 7 a.m. Fridays; Lizard’s Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Road in Columbia, Dennis Gillan (803) 727-4301

WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS: 5 p.m. third Tuesdays; Capital City Club, 1201 Main St.; www.nawbosc.org

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