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Business calendar - Jan. 9

January 07, 2011

Job search basics
Jan. 10 — Learn tips to approach your job search, how to get organized and where to find job leads, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255. Enroll at www.mwejobs.com.

Disability services
Jan. 11 and 18 — The Department of Rehabilitation Services at the Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown, 10 a.m. to noon. Call 301-791-4760.

Learning lunch hour
Jan. 11 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, tips and tricks on how to use iPhone and iPad, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears Restaurant, downstairs, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. Lunch costs $12. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015 or e-mail chamber@hagerstown.org.

Lunch and Learn
Jan. 11 — Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, Lunch and Learn: Phillips, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-7101.

Chamber mixer
Jan. 11 — Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, mixer, 5 to 7 p.m. 955 Lesher Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-261-9185.

Eggs and Issues
Jan. 12 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Eggs and Issues, “Gas Tax Increase? Point/Counterpoint,” 7:30 to 9 a.m. Academy Theatre, 58 E. Washington St., Hagers-town. $20 nonmembers and member reservations after Jan. 7. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015 or e-mail chamber@hagerstown.org.

Veterans seminar
Jan. 13 — Veterans information seminar, “How to Get a Federal Job.” To attend the workshop, call John Hamilton at 301-393-8221 or send e-mail to jrhamilton@dllr.state.md.us.

Chamber orientation
Jan. 13 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, chamber orientation for new, prospective and existing members, 8 to 9 a.m. Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 28 W. Washington St., Suite 200, Hagerstown. Free. To register, call 301-739-2015 or e-mail chamber@hagerstown.org.

Internet job search
Jan. 14 — Learn how to use the Internet for job search and improve success with online applications, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255. Enroll at www.mwejobs.com.

Chamber mixer
Jan. 15 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, Chamber mixer, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Maiden Insurance Outfitters. Call 304-267-4841 or e-mail chamber@berkeleycounty.org.

Business relations group meeting
Jan. 19 — The Washington County One-Stop Job Center will hold its next quarterly business relations group meeting, 8 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Reservations required. Call 301-393-8254.

Savvy Managers Book Club
Jan. 19 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Savvy Managers Book Club, “I Hate People! Kick Loose from the Overbearing and Underhanded Jerks at Work and Get What You Want Out of Your Job” by Jonathan Littman. 8 to 9 a.m. Kaplan University, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. To register, call 301-739-2015 or e-mail chamber@hagerstown.org.

Chamber mixer
Jan. 19 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, 5 to 6:30 p.m. TFR Federal Credit Union. Call 304-267-4841 or e-mail chamber@berkeleycounty.org.

SCORE seminar series
Hagerstown SCORE will offer How to Really Start Your Own Business, Phase 2, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Hagerstown Community College, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown.
Jan. 20 — Business Basics, a review of small business design for success.
Jan. 27 — Business Concepts, developing a business feasibility plan and meet your mentor.
Feb. 3 — Marketing, start your plan and develop your business structure.
Feb. 10 — Financial projections, learn the importance of having a financial plan for your business and understanding cash flow.
Feb. 17 — Funding Sources and Next Steps, discover traditional and nontraditional money sources: Examine the “go or no-go status of your business concept.”
Special introductory price for the series is $79. Package price is $125. Stand-alone individual sessions will not be offered. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Business After Hours
Jan. 20 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Business After Hours, 5 to 7 p.m. Power Marketing, 1850 Dual Highway, Suite 110, Hagerstown. $5. To register, call 301-739-2015, e-mail chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Resume review

Jan. 20 — 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 www.mwejobs.com.

Start a small business
Jan. 20 — Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Development Center of Shippensburg University, “First Step to Starting a Small Business,” 1 to 4 p.m. Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce board room, 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. To register, call 717-477-1935.

Computer Tips and Tricks
Jan. 21 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Computer Tips and Tricks, Microsoft Excel (Intermediate), 8:30 to 10 a.m. Kaplan University Administration Building, Room 106, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. $20 nonmembers; $15 members. Registraton is required. To register, call 301-739-2015 or e-mail chamber@hagerstown.org.

Job search basics
Jan. 21 — Learn tips to approach your job search, how to get organized and where to find job leads, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagers-town. Call 301-393-8255. Enroll at www.mwejobs.com.

Rise & Shine Breakfast
Jan. 21 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, Rise & Shine Breakfast. T.J. Van Meter, Workforce Investment Board, will speak; 7:15 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave. Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-267-4841, send an e-mail to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.


Items may be submitted for this calendar to The Herald-Mail Co., ATTN: Business Calendar, P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, MD 21741, by fax to 301-714-0245 or by e-mail to news@herald-mail.com.

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