Tri-State business calendar

April 27, 2008

Disability services

April 28 and 29; May 5 and 6 - The Department of Rehabilitation Services at the Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 10 a.m. to noon, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-4760.

Jobs workshop

April 29 and 30; May 6 and 7 - 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 301-393-8224 or send an e-mail to

Resume review

May 1 - Debbie Lashbaugh will review your resume and give suggestions on ways it can be improved. Bring a current rusume and be enrolled in Maryland's Workforce Exchange to participate in the program. 9 to 11 a.m., Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Enroll at


Entrepreneurs forum

May 1 - The Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum will hold its business group meeting. Roger Eitelman, president and chief executive officer of West Virginia University Hospitals-East, will discuss changes that have taken place at City Hospital and Jefferson Memorial Hospital and talk about future expansions, goals and accomplishments achieved since the merger. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., networking; 6:30 to 8 p.m., program. Holiday Inn, Martinsburg, W.Va. For information, call Whitney Burch at 304-728-3255 or go to

Executive Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

May 6 - Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College, How to Manage Growth Successfully, 6 to 8 p.m., Hagerstown Community College's TIC conference room 208. Deadline to register is the Friday before the start date. $5. For information and to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 399.

Brown Bag Symposium

May 6 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, brown bag symposium, "i-Kids, Digital Natives, Millennials and the Changing Workforce," noon to 1 p.m., Center for Business & Training, Elizabeth Hager Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free and open to the public. Registration required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, send an e-mail to or go to

New Business Ventures

May 8 - The Trident Initiative at Frostburg State University hosts New Business Ventures, presentations of entrepreneurial business concepts proposed by students of the New Business Ventures Spring 2008 class. Six teams will present their new business concepts, which include an entertainment club, a home construction business, a trucking company, a fitness club, a personal care business and an IT services company. Katie Trent, a recent FSU graduate and a startup entrepreneur, will be the featured speaker. 6 to 6:45 p.m., buffet dinner; 6:45 to 9 p.m., student presentations. USM-H atrium, 32 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. RSVP to Lorna Bock by April 30 by calling 240-527-2708 or sending an e-mail to

B2b Connection luncheon

May 8 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, B2b Connection luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Ceresville Mansion, 8529 Liberty Road, Frederick, Md. $35 for chamber members; $50 for nonmembers. Registration is due by May 1. To register, call 301-662-4164 or go to

Rise and Shine Breakfast

May 9 - Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, Rise and Shine Breakfast with Manny Arvon, superintendent of Berkeley County Schools. For information, call 304-267-4841 or send an e-mail to

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