News and ribbon-cuttings from the Augusta Metro, Columbia County and North Augusta chambers of commerce.

Virtual Up & Atom meeting to feature BWXT exec

Dr. Jonathan Cirtain, chief technology officer for BWXT, will speak at the Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness’ Up & Atom breakfast Dec. 2.

The virtual event, which starts at 8 a.m., will feature “new manufacturing and engineering techniques (that are) driving advancements in the nuclear we need.” Register at cntaware.org/event/virtual-up-atom-bwxt or [email protected]

Awards top December Member Economic Series

The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce will honor the 2020 Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch and present the 2020 Best in Business awards during its Member Economic Series program Dec. 10.

The top 10, a partnership with Augusta Magazine, will recognize local businesspeople with “achievements in their respective industries” and a “sense of community and passion.” Registration for the $35 event at the Miller Theater is required at AugustaMetroChamber.com/events.

Masters Housing Bureau opens 2021 registration

The Masters Housing Bureau, a 50-year-old partnership between Augusta National Golf Club and the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, is now open for 2021 at mastershousing.com.

The upgraded website is usable by both homeowners and renters brokering housing accomodations during the Masters Tournament. The bureau has partnered with Invizion 360 to offer custom 3-D virtual tours as well as still photography and aerial drone footage.

Augusta Canal group publishes children’s book

The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area has announced the publication of an illustrated children’s book: “Our Treasure in Disguise,” written by historian Kelli Spearman and illustrated by April Henry King.

The book is designed to give children a history of the canal in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has canceled many field trips to the heritage area. A book signing and art event has been scheduled for Dec. 8 from 4-7 p.m. at the canal’s Discovery Center at Enterprise Mill.

Young women’s leadership program applications sought

The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Young Women on the Way program is accepting applications though Dec. 14.

The 10-month program for professional women between 23 and 30 focuses on personal and professional development. The $395 fee includes a monthly luncheon. Applications are available at columbiacountychamber.com.

Young men’s leadership program applications sought

The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Young Men on the Move program is accepting applications though Jan. 18.

The 10-month program for professional men between 23 and 30 focuses on personal and professional development. The $395 fee includes a monthly luncheon. Applications are available at columbiacountychamber.com.

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