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Tri-State business calendar

September 14, 2008

Disability services

Sept. 15 and 16; Sept. 22 and 23 - 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

Sept. 16 and 17; Sept. 23 and 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 301-393-8224 or send an e-mail to jtrader@dllr.state.md.us.

Management Book Club

Sept. 17 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, "Five Minds for the Future," by Howard Gardner, 8 to 9 a.m., Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free and open to the public. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.

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Effective supervisors course

Sept. 18 - Hagerstown Community College offers "First Line Supervision," 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 18, through Sept. 25, HCC's Valley Mall Center, Hagerstown. For information, call Jim Cannon at 301-790-2800, ext. 476. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Resume review

Sept. 18 - Debbie Lashbaugh will review your resume and give suggestions on ways it can be improved. Bring a current resume and be enrolled in Maryland's Workforce Exchange to participate in the program. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Enroll at www.mwejobs.com.

Business After Hours

Sept. 18 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Chamber After Hours, 5 to 7 p.m., Washington County Technical High School, 50 W. Oak Ridge Drive, Hagerstown. Free and open to the public. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Tips & Tricks

Sept. 19 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Tips & Tricks Microsoft Excel Intermediate, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Kaplan College - Hagerstown Campus, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Administration Room 108, Hagerstown. $15 members; $20 nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100;e-mail chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Veterans seminar

Sept. 19 - Veterans seminar, "Veterans Summary of Benefits." 1 to 3 p.m., Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Free. To register, call 301-393-8221 or send an e-mail to jmarchinke@dllr.state.md.us.

New member orientation

Sept. 23 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, new member orientation, 11 a.m. to noon, Chamber of Commerce Training Room, 8420-B Gas House Pike, Frederick, Md. For members only. Free. Registration is due by Monday, Sept. 15. Call 301-662-4164.

89th annual meeting

Sept. 24 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, annual meeting, 5 to 9 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. Political commentators, Barry Rascovar and Blair Lee will speak. $60. Call 301-739-2015, e-mail chamber@hagerstown.org, or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

Sept. 25 - Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College offers a five-part seminar series for entrepreneurs. Topics include Sept. 25, Organizing Your Customer Base; Oct. 16, Keeping Your Business Focused; Oct. 30, Dealing with Opportunities and Threats; and Nov. 20, Ways to Collaborative Entrepreneurship. Deadline to register for each seminar is the Friday prior to its start date. $25 per seminar or $50 for all five fall seminars if registered by Sept. 7. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 399.

September business outlook seminar

Sept. 26 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, September business outlook seminar, Col. Judith Robinson, U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Detrick, will speak. 8 to 9 a.m., Quality Inn & Conference Center (formerly Holiday Inn Fort Detrick), 999 W. Patrick St., Frederick. Free. To register, call 301-662-4164 by Tuesday, Sept. 23.

Bookkeeping certification course

Sept. 27 - Hagerstown Community College and the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers offers a bookkeeping certification course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. one Saturday a month, Sept. 27, through Dec. 13. HCC's Valley Mall Center. For information, call Jim Cannon at 301-790-2800, ext. 476. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.




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