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Tri-State Calendar

October 14, 2007

Advocacy '07

Oct. 15 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Advocacy '07: How Government Affects You and Your Business with U.S. Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Four Points Sheraton, Dual Highway, east of Hagerstown. $25. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, e-mail chamber@hagerstown.org, or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Disability Services

Oct. 15-16; Oct. 22-23 - The Department of Rehabilitation Services at the Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown, 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Call 301-791-4760.

Jobs workshop

Oct. 15-16; Oct. 23-24 - Early Intervention Job Search Workshop, tips to re-energize your job search, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-393-8200.

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Independence Now

Oct. 16 - Independence Now Inc. will provide benefits analysis to existing and prospective recipients of SSI or SSDI benefits. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. For information, call Ron Shives at 301-393-8227.

Book club

Oct. 17 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Management Book Club, "The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations," by Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom, 8 to 9 a.m., Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, or e-mail chamber@hagerstown.org.

Card exchange

Oct. 17 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, business card exchange, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Rager, Lehman & Houck, P.C., 7420 Hayward Road, Suite 101, Frederick, Md. Free. Call 301-662-4164, e-mail jhibbard@frederickchamber.org, or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Business After Hours

Oct. 18 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Business After Hours, 5 to 7 p.m., Springhill Suites, 17280 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-2015.

Rsum review

Oct. 18 - Maryland Workforce Exchange, rsum review, 9 to 11 a.m., Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Free and open to members of Maryland's Workforce Exchange. Call 301-393-8255.

SCORE series

Oct. 18 - Hagerstown SCORE chapter, Millennium Small Business Seminar Series, "How to Really Start Your Own Business," at HCC's Valley Mall Center Topic is Finding the Money for Start-Up and Alternative Funding. On Oct. 25, topic is Grow Your Business with Marketing/Sales and Advertising Techniques. Each $19. Course number, PRD 405. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Entrepreneur seminar

Oct. 23 - Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College, 6 to 8 p.m., Hagerstown Community College, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $5. The deadline to register for the seminar is the Friday before the seminar. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 399.

Chamber Academy - Leadership I

Oct. 24 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Academy - Leadership I, When to Manage and When to Lead, presented by Dan Cunningham and Phyllis Younkins, 8 to 9 a.m. Frederick Community College, Conference Center, Room 126-ABC. $35 Chamber members, $70 nonmembers. Registration before Oct. 17. To register, call 301-662-4164.

Veterans seminar

Oct. 25 - Veteran seminar, federal job application, part II. 1 to 3 p.m., Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; e-mail chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.

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