Business Calendar - March 15, 2009

March 15, 2009

Disability services

March 16 and 17; March 23 and 24 - 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

March 18 and 19; March 24 and 25 - 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 e-mail

Management Book Club

March 18 - Hagers-town-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Management Book Club, "Stand Your Ground: Building Honorable Leaders the West Point Way" by Evan Offstein. 8 to 9 a.m., Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagers-town. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; e-mail; or go to


Veterans federal rsum process seminar

March 19 - Veterans information seminar, "The Federal Rsum Process." 1 to 3 p.m., Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagers-town. To attend, call James Marchinke at 301-393-8221 or e-mail

Business After Hours

March 19 - Hagers-town-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Business After Hours. 5 to 7 p.m., Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Roger Drive, Cascade. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100;; or go to

Informational meeting

March 20 - International Association of Administrative Professionals, informational meeting. 6 to 8:30 p.m., Washington County Hospital, Pangborn Hall, Room 121/122, 251 E. Antietam St., Hagers-town. Call Coreen Leonard at 301-903-2961 or e-mail

Computer tips and tricks

March 20 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Microsoft Word (Intermediate). 9 to 10:30 a.m., Kaplan College, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. $20, nonmembers; $15, members. Call 301-739-2015,; or go to

Tri-State Safety Council

March 24 - Tri-State Safety Council meeting. 6 to 8 p.m., Western Sizzlin' Restaurant, York Road, Halfway. Rod MacRae will present "Washington County Health Department - Current Concerns and Initiatives." Reservations required by March 23. Dinner costs $15. Call 301-730-0002 or e-mail

Competitive Edge retail series

March 24 - Downtown Frederick Partnership, 2009 Competitive Edge retail series, "You Can Compete" with Bob Phibbs, the retail doctor. 6:30 to 8 p.m., Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, Md. Free. Call 301-698-8118 or e-mail

Meet the Expert series

March 27 - Hagers-town-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Meet the Expert technical series, "Is Your Data Secure?" 8 to 9 a.m., Hagerstown Community College Valley Mall Center, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Halfway. $25, nonmembers; $15, members. Call 301-739-2015, e-mail; or go to

Brown bag lunch discussion

March 27 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, brown bag lunch discussion, "Internships and Externships." 12:30 to 2 p.m., Chamber of Commerce Training Room, 8420-B Gas House Pike, Frederick, Md. $10, nonmembers; free, members. Register online or call 301-662-4164, ext. 201, before Friday.

SCORE seminar series

April 2 - SCORE Millennium Small Business Series. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Hagerstown Community College's Valley Mall Center, Halfway. April 2, Planning for Success: Select and Open Your New Business; April 9, Organize Your Small Business: Manage it Effectively; April 16, Finding the Money for Start-Up/Alternative Financing; April 23, Grow Your Business with Marketing/Sales and Advertising Strategies. $49 for series; $19 for individual sessions. Workbook provided; free SCORE counseling after completion of the series. Course number is PRD 405A. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

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