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Tri-State Calendar

April 29, 2007

Job Service

April 30 - The Department of Rehabilitation Services will be at Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown, 10 a.m. to noon. Appointments and walk-ins accepted. Helps eligible people with physical or mental disabilities find and keep jobs. Free. Call 301-791-4760.

Brown Bag Symposium

May 1 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Brown Bag Symposium topic, "Employee Handbooks," noon to 1 p.m., Center for Business & Training, Elizabeth Hager Center, Hagerstown. Free. Registration required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; e-mail michelle@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Job fair

May 1 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, Frederick Regional Job Fair, 2 to 7 p.m., Holiday Inn Holidome & Conference Center, adjacent to Francis Scott Key Mall. Call Jessica Hibbard at 301-662-0745 or e-mail jhibbard@frederickchamber.org.

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Eggs and Issues

May 2 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Eggs and Issues, topic is Tourism, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Plaza Hotel, Hagerstown. $22 nonmembers and registration after April 27; $12 members.

Landlords meeting

May 2 - Landlords and Property Owners Association of Washington County Maryland Inc., monthly membership meeting, 7 p.m., VFW, corner of East Washington and North Locust streets, Hagerstown. Visitors welcome. Call 301-745-3159.

Entrepreneurs Forum

May 3 - Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum, program "Every Business Should Have a Plan," presented by Barb Miller, Office of Homeland Security coordinator for Jefferson County, W.Va., and Neil Nilsen of Ask Neal Home & Business Solutions, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. networking, 6:30 to 8 p.m. program, Clarion Hotel Conference Center, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Go to www.jcda.net/ent_forum.asp.

Financial education workshop

May 5 - More Than Money Matters, a free, values-based financial education workshop developed by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, 9:30 a.m. St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church's Fellowship Hall, Keedysville. Registration deadline is April 29. To register, call 800-840-8861, option 1.

Card exchange

May 8 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, morning business card exchange, 7 to 9 a.m., Costco Wholesale, 10 E. Walser Drive, Frederick, Md. Free. Register by May 4. Call Linda Adams at 301-682-5133 or e-mail ladams@frederickchamber.org.

Starting a business

May 8 - Small Business Development Center of Blue Ridge CTC, Starting a Business in West Virginia, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. First United Bank and Trust, 1286 Edwin Miller Blvd., Martinsburg, W.Va. $25. Deadline to register is May 4. Call 304-260-4385 or go to www.BlueRidgeCTC.edu/sbdcweb.

Chamber breakfast

May 9 - Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce, breakfast, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Antrim House Restaurant. David Dickson, district director of the Small Business Administration, will speak on the topic, "Disaster Preparedness." $12 Chamber members, $15 nonmembers. To register, call the Chamber of Commerce at 717-597-4610 or e-mail info@greencastlepachamber.org.

Sunrise seminar

May 16 - Maryland Small Business Development Network, Sunrise seminar, "Independent Businesses Can't Miss a Beat!" 8 to 9:50 a.m., Council Chamber, second floor of City Hall, 1 E. Franklin St., Hagersotwn. Free. Registration is due by May 11. Call Dani Frye at 301-766-4175 or e-mail dfrye@hagerstownmd.org.

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