Business briefs

November 09, 2008

Edward Jones

The seven local Edward Jones financial advisers will host a free satellite broadcast titled "Caring for the Caregiver" Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at their offices.

For information about the program or to reserve a seat, call one of the following financial advisers:

· Joan Bowers, 1101 Opal Court, Hagerstown, 240-420-8514

· Greg Garner, 1309 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, 301-733-9465

· Cort Meinelschmidt, 18352 College Road, Hagerstown, 301-766-7300

· Shelby Penn, 33 W. Franklin St., Suite 101, Hagerstown, 301-733-0625

· Benito Vattelano, 1309 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, 301-733-9465

· Todd Streett, 11368 Williamsport Pike, Suite 2, Greencastle, Pa., 717-597-1713

· Brad Myers, 205C S. Church St., Middletown, Md., 301-371-0041


Leadership Washington County

Leadership Washington County will host "Boardmanship 2008," a special training session, on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the American Red Cross building at 1131 Conrad Court in Hagerstown.

The session will focus on navigating your board during changing times.

The session will begin with registration and refreshments at 7:15 a.m., followed by a welcome and introductions.

Topics that will be covered during the session are "Checks and Balances: Fiscal Changes in the Nonprofit Arena," "The Creativity Connection" and "Celebrate Good Times!"

The session will end with a wrap-up and evaluation. Training is scheduled to end at 10:30 a.m.

Cost for the training session is $100 per organization, which includes three board members and one executive director.

For information, call 301-791-5807 or go to or

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