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Business calendar

October 03, 2009

Disability services



Oct. 5 and 6; Oct. 13 - 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. Call 301-791-4760.

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.

Career choice



Oct. 5 - Discover your career choice. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.

Learning Lunch Hour



Oct. 6 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, The Learning Lunch Hour, "Learn What the Library Can Offer to the Business Community." Harry Sachs of the Washington County Free Library will discuss print, the Geographic Information System (GIS) and online reference resources useful to the business community. Noon to 1 p.m. Durango Restaurant, 10-12 E. Washington St., Second Floor, Hagerstown. Free. There will be a value lunch menu provided to order lunch. Call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

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Membership meeting



Oct. 7 - Landlords & Property Owners Association of Washington County Maryland, monthly membership meeting. 7 p.m. VFW, corner of East Washington and North Locust streets, Hagerstown. Call 301-745-3159.

Food for Thought



Oct. 7 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Food for Thought program, "The Cost of Frivolous Lawsuits." 7:30 to 9 a.m. Academy Theatre, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $9, members; $15, nonmembers and any member registration after Monday. Call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Veterans seminar



Oct. 8 - Veterans seminar, how to get a federal job. 1 to 2 p.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8221 or send an e-mail to jrhamilton@dllr.state.md.us.

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. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Job search basics



Oct. 9 - 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.

Rise & Shine Breakfast



Oct. 9 - Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County. Rise & Shine Breakfast, speaker is West Virginia state auditor Glen Gainer. 7:15 a.m. Holiday Inn. Call 304-267-4841, send an e-mail to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Resume review



Oct. 15 - Resume review with a certified professional resume writer. Participants need to 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. Enroll at mwejobs.com.

Business After Hours



Oct. 15 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Business After Hours. 5 to 7 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. $5, members and nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Lunch & Learn



Oct. 15 - Middletown Chamber of Commerce, Lunch & Learn, topic is "Insurance 101" with Autumn Holis and Ryan Little. Noon to 2 p.m. Hollow Creek Golf Club. $25, members; $35, nonmembers. For reservations, send an e-mail info@middletowncc.org. Send checks to Middletown ACC, P.O. Box 1138 Middletown, MD 21769. Go to www.middletownacc.org.

Human Resource Management meeting



Oct. 15 - Cumberland Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, topic is "Social Security Benefits" with Irene Saccaccio. One CEU available. 8 to 10 a.m. Homewood Suites, 1650 Pullman Lane, Hagerstown. For reservations, send an e-mail to Wendy Young at wyoung@dotfoods.com.

Job search techniques



Oct. 16 - Learn how to search for a job on the Internet. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.

Tips & Tricks



Oct. 16 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Tips & Tricks, "Microsoft Word (Intermediate)." 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Kaplan University, Hagerstown campus, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Administration Building, Room 106, Hagerstown. $15, members; $20, nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

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