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 email@example.com or go to www.hagerstown.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or go to www.hagerstown.org.
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