Business Calendar, April 8

Associations/clubs

April 8, 2012 

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

BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF COLUMBIA: 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; Pam Crane, (803) 518-0128; columbiabusiness.blogspot.com

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: Capital City: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Clarion Hotel, 1615 Gervais St. Sam Cassell, (803) 309-8475; Elite Professional: 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Marinoni’s, 7001 St. Andrews Road, Irmo. Debby Nalbone, (803) 261-8771; Midlands: Noon Wednesdays, Brookland Baptist Church Conference Center, 1066 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia. Dave Heffron, (803) 673-0214; Our Net Works: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Café Chartier, 711 E. Main St., Lexington. Gary Blight, (803) 957-3023; Referral Resource Group: Noon Thursdays, Holiday Inn Express, 131 Innkeeper Drive, Lexington. Adam Phelps (803) 941-3650; and St. Andrews: 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 7569 St. Andrews Road, Irmo. Adam Phelps, (803) 941-3650.

BUSINESS REFERRAL GROUP: 7 a.m. Wednesdays, LePeep restaurant in the Village at Sandhill, Clemson Road at North Springs Road in Northeast Richland. (803) 730-3738.

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

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

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

LEXINGTON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: Noon Tuesdays, Flight Deck, 109 Old Chapin Road; Darcy Templeton, (803) 957-1243

LEXINGTON COUNTY LEADS GROUP: 11:45 a.m. Tuesdays, Flight Deck, 109 Old Chapin Road; Jeff Howle, (803) 678-8121, jeffhowleinsurance@gmail.com.

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

NORTH COLUMBIA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: Coffee Talk. 8 a.m. Thursdays, 2965 Main St., Columbia. Drop-in for business owners to network. Info: (803) 386-2426 or northcolumbiabusinessassociation.com

NORTHEAST PROFESSIONAL WOMEN GROUP: 7:30 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Rd. (803) 730-8686 or (803) 622-5334

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

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, Zorba’s, 6169 St. Andrews Road. 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, Cracker Barrel, 2208 Bush River Road. Neal Sutker, (803) 261-2025.

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

TOASTMASTERS: BullMasters: noon, second and fourth Tuesdays, DHEC, 2600 Bull St., Sims/Aycock buildings, Patricia Hill (803) 781-5248; Lexington County: 7 a.m. Thursdays, Lexington Medical Center, North Tower, Classroom No. 3, Douglas Ford (803) 546-7678; Professionals of Lexington: Noon Wednesdays, Flight Deck, 109 Old Chapin Road, John Bozard (803) 673-6527; Toastmasters: 7 a.m. Fridays; Lizard’s Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Road in Columbia, Dennis Gillan (803) 727-4301

SEMINARS/ WORKSHOPS

CONTRACTING WITH FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: Sponsored by the USC Small Business Development Center. 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, USC Technology Incubator, 1225 Laurel St. Fee: $35; $45 on the day of the event. Info: uscRegionsSBDC.com

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