The North Columbia Business Association is starting a meeting, held before work each Thursday, allowing people in the area to meet informally with elected officials.
The first Coffee Talk is Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Attending from 8 to 8:30 a.m. will be Columbia City Councilman Sam Davis and state Rep. Chris Hart. Coffee and pastries are provided.
Its going to be a relaxed atmosphere, designed to keep neighborhood residents and business people involved, organizer Sabrina Odom said.
The North Columbia Business Association is at 2965 North Main St. Call (803) 331-2931.