The Hanover Association of Businesses and Chamber of Commerce (HABCC) will host its first Business After Hours of 2012 Wednesday, Jan. 18 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Hanover Academy. The Business After Hours networking series is an informal way for local business and government professionals to socialize and network while also visiting 12 different Hanover County businesses. Invite a guest or bring a valued customer. Tickets are $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Food and beverages will be provided. Register online at www.habcc.com or call Melissa at (804) 798-8130. Hanover Academy is located at 115 Frances Road in Ashland.