Business

August 3, 2014

Sunday business calendar, August 3

Upcoming events planned by Midlands area associations and clubs.

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 CAPITOL CITY REFERRALS CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Thursdays, the Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St; Emily Wright, (803) 233-3373

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL REFERRAL NETWORK CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Wednesdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 10170 Two Notch Road; Emily Wright, (803) 233-3373

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL OUR NETWORKS CHAPTER: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Radius Church, 300 West Main St., Lexington; Emily Wright, (803) 233-3373

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL ST. ANDREWS CHAPTER: 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Lizard’s Thicket, 7569 St. Andrews Road, Irmo; Emily Wright, (803) 233-3373

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL REFERRALS RESOURCE GROUP CHAPTER: Noon, Thursdays, Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce, 311 West Main St., Lexington; Emily Wright, (803) 233-3373

BUSINESS REFERRAL GROUP: 7 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, Backyard Diner & Grille, Lake Carolina Town Center. (803) 466-1448

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

COMMUNITY PROFESSIONAL NETWORK: 10 a.m. Wednesdays, First Reliance Bank Boardroom, 801 N. Lake Drive, Lexington; Sandy Morgan, (803) 996-2910

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATORS, S.C. CHAPTER: Noon first Tuesdays, The Summit Club, 1301 Gervais St.; Stefanie Caraviello, (803) 255-0417

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

LEXINGTON COUNTY LEADS GROUP: Noon, first and third Tuesday, Flight Deck, 109 Old Chapin Road; Jeff Howle, (803) 678-8121, jhowle@insphereis.com

MIDLANDS LEAD EXCHANGE GROUP: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Panera Bread, Harbison; Todd Smith, (803) 561-9003

NATIONAL ACTIVE AND RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION: 11:30 a.m. the second Friday, Seawells, 1125 Rosewood Drive. Buffet lunch, $14. (803) 796-3106

NEWCOMERS CLUB OF GREATER COLUMBIA: First Tuesday for coffee and fourth Tuesday for luncheon. For times and locations, (803) 750-6695

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, 1013 Duke Ave., Columbia. Drop-in for networking. (803) 786-7232; northcolumbia businessassociation.com

ONE MILLION CUPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS: 9 a.m. Wednesdays, Cromer’s Coffee Shop, 1700 Huger St.; Debi Schadel, (803) 348-8861; columbiasc.sites.1millioncups.com

SANDHILLS BUSINESS GROUP: 7 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, Backyard Diner & Grille, Lake Carolina’s Town Center; Drew Welp, (803) 794-2506.

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

COMPLIANCE SEMINAR FOR PAYING WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES : 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday at the University of South Carolina Thomas Cooper Library, Ernest F. Hollings Library Program Room, 1322 Greene St. Offered by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division. The class will provide information for employers, community rehabilitation programs and other stakeholders on the rules governing the payment of workers with disabilities under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Free. (770) 940-1872; dol.gov/whd/specialemployment/freeseminar_section14c.htm

LEXINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT JOB FAIR/OPEN HOUSE : 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday in the Squad Room at the agency’s headquarters, 521 Gibson Road, Lexington. Learn about the benefits of working as a corrections officer at the Lexington County Detention Center. (803) 785-2407; jwilfong@lcsd.sc.gov

CAROLINA ENCOURAGEMENT CENTER BUSINESS EDUCATION SERIES : “Game Plan for Business Success,” 8:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 14; “Grant Writing I,” 1-5 p.m. Aug. 14; “Business Essentials for Service Providers and Retailers,” 8:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 28; “Grant Writing II,” 1-5 p.m. Aug. 28. All classes will be held at 1815 Gervais St. Classes are $125 each. (803) 261-8769; garyawashington.com

See the entire business events calendar: thestate.com/bizcalendar

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