Friday, July 28, 2006

Challenges of Human Resources: Ask the Experts

Greater Henry County, Southern Crescent and SHRM Atlanta (South GEM) are all pooling their resources to offer a terrific learning experience.

This will be in an interactive roundtable forum, featuring the following discussion groups:

Conducting Thorough Internal Investigations
Wrongful Discharge or Rightful Discharge: You Decide
Immigration Update
Mediation/Conflict Resolution
Workers Comp Made Easy!
Recent Union Organizing Tactics
Understanding Unemployment Insurance Law
Recruiting Metrics for Improved Performance
Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Issues in the Workplace
Understanding the Funding of Healthcare - How to Stand Toe to Toe with your CFO

Not Your Same Old Fashioned Supplemental Insurance Benefits!

Each presenter is a subject-matter-expert in their respective field and will provide you with professional and practical guidelines you can use to assist you with on-going issues and concerns.

Earn up to 3.5 CEU re-certification credits!

Date: August 14, 2006
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Clayton State University
Continuing Education Center, Morrow, Georgia
(See for directions to event)

Registration fee: $25.00 for advance registration/$35.00 same-day registration for Greater Henry County SHRM members; Southern Crescent SHRM members; or SHRM-Atlanta members

$30.00 for advance registration/$40.00 for same-day registration for non-SHRM members advance registration and payment dead-line is August 9, 2006

Seating is limited - Early registration is recommended and encouraged!

* * * Registration, networking and a full breakfast buffet will begin at 7:00 a.m. * * *

Reservation Information:

If you are a Greater Henry County SHRM; Southern Crescent SHRM or SHRM-Atlanta member, you may register through your normal meeting registration process (each respective SHRM group leader will communicate registration procedures directly to its membership).

If you are not a SHRM member from one of these three groups, you may go on-line to the SHRM-Atlanta website ( and establish a "guest account" that will enable you to register for this event

Thursday, July 13, 2006

South Atlanta Association of Health Underwriters Held Their Annual Awards Breakfast

South Atlanta Association of Health Underwriters (SAAHU) held their annual awards breakfast.  This is always a very popular event.  The out going board of directors was thanked for their efforts by out going President Susan Cook (Kaiser Permanente).  Each one was presented with a nice parting gift.  In coming President, Matt Holcomb (Kayda Insurance) welcomed his new board of directors, including President-Elect, Tim Taylor (Benefit Support Inc), Secretary, Donna Hill (DDH Associates), and Treasurer, Mark Phillips (AFLAC).


The featured speaker was Jim Astuto from Verizon Wireless, who spoke on the rising cost of insurance in the workplace.  The meeting was held at The Crowne Plaza on Virginia Avenue.


For more information on SAAHU, please call Matt Holcomb at 678 612 3072.  The meetings are the third Thursday of most months at 11:45 at the Crowne Plaza on Virginia Avenue in College Park., and are open to all insurance professionals and people who work with insurance professionals.  SAAHU is an association that is a part of the Georgia Association of Health Underwriters, and also a part of the National Association of Health Underwriters.