Business calendar

January 22, 2011

Interviewing tips

Jan. 24 — Learn employers' tips about successful interviewing to get the job, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255. Enroll at

Disability services

Jan. 25 — 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.

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. 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.

Résumé prep

Jan. 28 — Quick tips on résumé  design, development and refinement, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255. Enroll at

ABC CVC winter gala

Jan. 28 — ABC CVC winter gala, 6:30 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club, Hagerstown. James Warner, a POW who served in the White House under President Reagan, will speak. The public is invited. Cost $65 per person; $120 per couple. Call 301-739-1190.

State of the County

Feb. 1 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, State of the County breakfast meeting, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Fountain Head Country Club Inc., 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $15 members; $20 nonmembers. To register, call 301-739-2015 or e-mail

Job fair

Feb. 3 — Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a job fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Green Grove Gardens, 1032 Buchanan Trail East, Greencastle, Pa. Call 717-264-6100.

Entrepreneurs forum

Feb. 3 — Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum, program on, "Welcome New Sponsors and Common Tax Filing Issues, Misconceptions and concepts for Small Business," 5:30 p.m. networking; 6:30 p.m. program. The Inn at Charles Town, 100 Hollywood Drive, Charles Town, W.Va. Call 304-728-3255 or e-mail

Lunch and Learn

Feb. 4 — Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce will sponsor two lunch and learn sessions, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Bring lunch. Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Registration is required. Call 717-264-7101 or e-mail

Rise & Shine Breakfast

Feb. 4 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, Rise & Shine Breakfast. Don Smith, editor of The Journal, will discuss "Business Community News Coverage," 7:15 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. $15 members; $23 nonmembers. Call 304-267-4841, send e-mail to or go to

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