Business calendar

October 19, 2008

Disability services

Oct. 20 and 21; Oct. 27 and 28 - 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

Oct. 21 and 22; Oct. 28 and 29 - 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

New member orientation

Oct. 21 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, new member orientation, 3 to 4 p.m., Chamber of Commerce Training Room, 8420-B Gas House Pike, Frederick, Md. Registration is required by Monday. Call 301-662-4164.


School board candidate forum

Oct. 22 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, school board candidate forum, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Duffy's on Potomac, 28 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $27 for nonmembers and registrations after Oct. 17. Call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to or go to

Small business series

Oct. 23 - The Hagerstown SCORE chapter will hold the final class in its Millennium Small Business Series. Topic is "Grow Your Business With Marketing/Sales and Advertising Techniques." 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Hagerstown Community College's Valley Mall Center. $19. Course number is PRD 406. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

October business outlook seminar

Oct. 24 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, October business outlook seminar with Commissioners Jan Gardner, David Gray and Kai Hagen with a special update from Frederick County government, 8 to 9 a.m., Quality Inn and Conference Center (formerly Holiday Inn Fort Detrick), 999 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Registration is required by Tuesday. Call 301-662-4164.

Tax workshop

Oct. 30 - SCORE, in cooperation with CPA firm Smith, Elliott, Kearns & Co. LLC, presents its annual free basic small business tax workshop, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Center for Business and Training, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 200, Hagerstown. Registration is required by Oct. 27. Send an e-mail to or call 301-739-2015, ext. 103, and leave your name and address. Seating limited to 25.

Entrepreneurship seminar series

Oct. 30 - Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College offers a seminar series for entrepreneurs. Topics include Oct. 30, Dealing with Opportunities and Threats; and Nov. 20, Ways to Collaborative Entrepreneurship. Deadline to register for each seminar is the Friday before its start date. $25 per seminar. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 399.

Women's business workshop

Nov. 3 - Hagerstown Business and Professional Women and Small Business Development Center, women's business workshop, "Power of Influence - Awaken the Coach Within!" with Tonya Leary, owner of T.S. Leary Associates, 5 to 8 p.m., Always Ron's Restaurant, Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $20 for dinner and program, $15 for program only. Call Donna Smith at 301-797-8761 or send an e-mail to

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