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Business calendar

September 12, 2009

Job search basics



Sept. 14 - Learn how to search for a job. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.

Management Book Club



Sept. 16 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Management Book Club. Topic is "What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People" by Joe Navarro. 8 to 9 a.m. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free and open to the public. Call 301-739-2015 or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Lunch and Learn



Sept. 16 - Mercersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, September Lunch and Learn, Charles Haney of the Shippensburg (Pa.) University Small Business Development Center will speak about the Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP) and other services offered by the Small Business Development Center. Noon to 1 p.m. Mercersburg VFW, 20 Veterans Way, Mercersburg, Pa. The lunch is open to members of the Chamber and the public. $5 per person. Please RSVP by Tuesday at 1 p.m. by calling 717-328-5827 or by going to info@mercersburg.org.

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Resume review



Sept. 17 - A certified professional resume writer will review your resume and give you suggestions on ways to improve it. Must bring a current resume 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. Call 301-393-8255.

Job fair



Sept. 17 - The Washington County One-Stop Job Center will host a job fair. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.

STEP award banquet



Sept. 17 - ABC Cumberland Valley Chapter, Excellence in Construction, STEP award banquet and new member night. 6 p.m., social hour; 6:30 p.m., dinner. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $65 per person. Call 301-739-1190.

Business After Hours



Sept. 17 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 5 to 7 p.m. Orrstown Bank, 1020 Professional Court, Hagerstown. $5, members and nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015 or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Weekly workshop



Sept. 18 - Washington County One-Stop Job Center, Internet Job Search, learn how to use the Internet for job searching and improving success with online applications. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.

Annual meeting



Sept. 23 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's 91st annual meeting. Includes State of the Chamber speech and an awards ceremony. 5 to 6:30 p.m., registration and reception; 6:30 p.m., buffet dinner and program. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $45, single ticket; $450, table of 10. RSVP by Wednesday. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, or send an e-mail to kristen@hagerstown.org.

Washington County businesswomen



Oct. 5 - Spotlight on Washington County women in business, speaker will be Susan Horst, past state president of the Business and Professional Women of Maryland. Event will feature networking opportunities with female professionals as well as spotlighting female business owners. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $10 per person; $25 for a table space. Call Donna Smith at 301-797-8761 or send an e-mail to DSmith7119@aol.com.

SCORE seminar series



Oct. 8 - SCORE Millennium Small Business Seminar Series will be held on four consecutive Thursday nights in October. Topics are Oct. 8, Planning for Success: Select and Open Your New Business; Oct. 15, Organize Your Small Business: Manage It Effectively; Oct. 22, Finding the Money for Startup/Alternate Financing; and Oct. 29, Grow Your Business With Marketing/Sales and Advertising Strategies. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Hagerstown Community College's Valley Mall Center. $49 for entire series; $35 for senior adults; $5 registration fee. Individual sessions are available for $19 plus $5 registration fee. Workbook provided for free. Presented by in-business SCORE members and associates. Free individual SCORE counseling available upon completion of the course. Course number is PRD 405A. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.




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