Business Calendar for April 19, 2009

April 19, 2009

Disability services

April 20 and 21; April 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

April 22 and 23; April 28 and 29 - Early Intervention Job Search Workshop, tips to re-energize your job search. 9 a.m. to 3:30 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

Competitive edge retail series

April 21 - Downtown Frederick Partnership, "Green Retail." 8 to 9:30 a.m. Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, Md. Free. Call 301-698-8118 or send an e-mail to


Earth Day recycling event

April 22 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, document shredding and electronic recycling. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. e-End, 2421 Monocacy Blvd., Unit E, Frederick, Md. For a list of acceptable items, go to For information, call 301-662-4164, ext. 201, or send an e-mail to

SCORE seminar series

April 23 - SCORE Millennium Small Business Series, "Grow Your Business with Marketing/Sales and Advertising Strategies." 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's Valley Mall Center, Halfway. $19. Workbook provided. Free SCORE counseling after completion of the series. Course number is PRD 405A. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Pervious concrete seminar

April 23 - Pervious concrete seminar, sponsored by Potomac Construction Industries Inc. 7:30 a.m. Comfort Inn, Edwin Miller Boulevard, Martinsburg, W.Va.

General contractors showcase

April 23 - ABC general contractors showcase, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Hagerstown Hotel and Convention Center, 1910 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $35 with two business cards. Call 301-739-1190 or send an e-mail to

Business expo

April 24 - Area businesses showcase their products and services to Cross Keys residents, team members and the public. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nicarry Meetinghouse, Cross Keys Village, New Oxford, Pa. Call 717-624-5208 or send an e-mail to

Meet the Expert

April 24 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, "Is Your Business Easily Found on the Internet?" 8 to 9:30 a.m. Hagerstown Community College's Valley Mall Center, Halfway. $25, nonmembers; $15, members. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, send an e-mail to or go to

Business Outlook

April 24 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, "How to Implement Recycling in the Workplace" with David Helmecki. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Creekside Suites & Conference Center, 50 Citizens Way, Suite 303, Frederick, Md. $10, nonmembers; free for members. Register by Tuesday. Call 301-662-4164, ext. 201.

Workshops for businesses

April 28 and 29 - Small Business Development Center offers two-day workshops. April 28, "Preventing Sexual Harrassment" and April 29, "Guidelines to Investigating Sexual Harassment Claims in the Workplace." 9 to 11 a.m. each day. Hagerstown Community College Technical Innovation Center, Room 208. $45 per session. Call 301-797-0327 or send an e-mail to

Legislative wrapup breakfast

April 28 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, Frederick County delegation recaps the 2009 legislative session in Annapolis. 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Dutch's Daughter restaurant, 581 Himes Ave., Frederick, Md. $15. To register, call 301-662-4164, ext. 201, before Tuesday.

Talk with Stephen Ruffa

April 29 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Washington County Free Library, meet and talk with Stephen A. Ruffa, author of "Going Lean: How the Best Companies Apply Lean Manufacturing to Shatter Uncertainty, Drive Innovation and Maximize Profits." 7:30 p.m. Academy Theatre, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. Breakfast costs $5 per person. Books cost $27.95 each. For reservations, call 301-739-3250, ext. 128.

Home buyers seminar

April 30 - Coldwell Banker Innovations, federal housing bill provides a tax credit of up to $8,000 for first-time home buyers. 7 p.m. Coldwell Banker Innovations, 1850 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. For reservations, call 301-665-1804.

New member orientation

April 30 - Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, new member orientation. 1 to 2 p.m. Chamber of Commerce Training Room, 8420-B Gas House Pike, Frederick, Md. For Chamber members only. Free. To register, call 301-662-4164, ext. 201, before April 29.

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