Business Calendar for March 29, 2009

March 29, 2009

Disability services

March 30 and 31; April 6 and 7 - 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 31, April 1; April 7 and 8 - Early Intervention Job Search Workshop, tips to re-energize your job search. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 31; 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., April 1, 7 and 8. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-393-8224 or e-mail

Workshop for businesses

March 31 - Small Business Development Center workshop for businesses of all sizes and industries, "Interviewing Techniques to Achieve Outstanding Candidate Selection" by Tonya Leary. 9 to 11 a.m., Hagerstown Community College Technical Inno-vation Center, Room 208. $45. Call 301-797-0327 or e-mail

Leadership workshop

March 31 - Leadership Washington County, "Board Basics in Tough Times." 8 to 11:30 a.m., American Red Cross, 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown. $100 for executive director and up to three board members. To register, call 301-791-5807 or go to


Your Chamber Connection

April 1 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, Your Chamber Connection, networking and information about the Chamber. 11 a.m. to noon, Turning Point Commercial Real Estate, 8923-A Fingerboard Road, Frederick, Md. To register, call 301-662-4164, ext. 201, by Tuesday.

Entrepreneurs forum

April 2 - Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum, "An Overview of Business Incubators and Their Impact on Today's Economy" by Beverly Bolger. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., networking; 6:30 to 8 p.m., program. Holiday Inn, Foxcroft Avenue, Martinsburg, W.Va. Go to

Your Chamber Academy

April 2 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, Your Chamber Academy, "21st Century Marketing" by Troy Skinner. 8:30 to 11 a.m., Chamber of Commerce Training Room, 8420-B Gas House Pike, Frederick, Md. $35, Chamber members and partner organization members; $70, nonmembers. To register, call 301-662-4164 by Monday.

SCORE seminar series

April 2 - SCORE Millennium Small Business Series. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, April 2 to 23, Hagerstown Community College's Valley Mall Center, Halfway. $49 for series; $19 for individual sessions. Workbook provided; free SCORE counseling provided after completion of the series. Course number is PRD 405A. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Resumé review

April 2 - Resumé review with a certified professional resumé writer. Participants need to bring a current resumé and be enrolled in Maryland's Workforce Exchange. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Enroll at

Brown bag symposium

April 7 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, May Brown Bag Symposium, "The Reverse Mortgage for Seniors 62+," presented by Jay McDowell. Noon to 1 p.m., Center for Business & Training, Elizabeth Hager Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 200, Hagerstown. Free. Registration required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; e-mail; or go to

Eggs and Issues

April 9 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Eggs and Issues, "Employee Free Choice Act." 7:30 to 9 a.m., Duffy's on Poto-mac, 28 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $15, members; $25, nonmembers and late member registration after April 3. Call 301-739-2015.

Employee Free Choice Act

April 14 - Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, "What is the Employee Free Choice Act and What Should Organizations Be Doing Now to Prepare For It?" by Dave Keller and Tony Metz. 9 a.m., registration; 9:30 a.m. to noon, program. Four Points Sheraton, 1123 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. $40, nonmembers; $30, Chamber members. $5 discount for three or more. Registration due by April 10. To register, call 717-264-7101 or e-mail

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