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Business Calendar - Feb. 6

February 04, 2011

Job-search basics

Feb. 7 — 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 www.mwejobs.com.



Disability services

Feb.  8, 15, 22 — 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

Feb. 8 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Learning Lunch Hour, Paul Kostreski will discuss personality styles, behavioral tendencies, desired work environment and how to increase effectiveness in the workplace using the DISC Personality Style Assessment. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears Restaurant, downstairs, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. Lunch costs $12. Registration is required. To register, call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Tax workshop

Feb. 8 — SCORE and CPA from Smith Elliott Kearns Co. LLC, free educational workshop explaining how to fill out small business state and federal tax returns, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Snow date Feb. 15. Elizabeth Hager Center, Suite 200, 14 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. To register, call 301-766-2043 and leave name and phone number or e-mail info@scorehagerstown.org.

Eggs & Issues

Feb. 10 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Eggs & Issues, Rich Parsons and Pete Horrigan will discuss Gas Tax Increase? Point/Counterpoint. 7 a.m., registration and breakfast; 7:30 a.m. program. Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $15, members; $20, nonmembers and registrations after Feb. 7. To register, call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Veterans seminar

Feb. 10 — Veterans information seminar, "VA Service-connected Disability Claims." To attend the workshop, call John Hamilton at 301-393-8221 or send an e-mail to jrhamilton@dllr.state.md.us.



Internet job search

Feb. 11 — Learn to use the Internet for job searches and improving 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.



E-mail job search

Feb. 14 — Learn how to reduce time and effort while accessing more employment opportunities. 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

Feb. 15 — Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, chamber mixer, 5 to 7 p.m. Hoss's Restaurant, 1740 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-7171 or e-mail chamber@chambersburg.org.



Savy managers

Feb. 16 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Savvy Managers Book Club, "Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead" by Charlene Li, 8 to 9 a.m. Kaplan University, Library Conference Room, Administration Building, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Registration is required. To register, call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Chamber mixer

Feb. 16 — Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce, chamber mixer, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Printing Impressions, 68 Reliance Road, Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-267-4841, send an e-mail to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.



Monthly meeting

Feb. 17 — The Cumberland Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, 8 to 10 a.m. Spring Hill Suites, 17280 Valley Mall Road, Halfway. For information or reservations, e-mail Wendy Young at wyoung@dotfoods.com.



Résumé review

Feb. 17 — Résumé review with a certified professional résumé writer. Participants need to bring a current résumé 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.



Business after hours

Feb. 17 —
Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, business after hours, 5 to 7 p.m. Courtyard by Marriott — Hagerstown, 17270 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown. $5. Registration is required. To register, call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.


Computer tips

Feb. 18 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, computer tips and tricks: Microsoft Word Advanced, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Kaplan University, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. $15 members; $25 nonmembers.



Interviewing tips

Feb. 18 — Learn employeers' 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 www.mwejobs.com.



Rise & Shine Breakfast

Feb. 18 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, Rise & Shine Breakfast. Jonathan Hartiens will discuss "Depression: Its Impacts on Employee Performance." 7:15 a.m., coffee and conversation; 7:30 a.m., breakfast buffet; 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., program. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave. Martinsburg, W.Va. $15, members; $23, nonmembers. Call 304-267-4841, send an e-mail to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.



South Mountain job fair

Feb. 21 — South Mountain job fair, 1 to 6 p.m. South Mountain Bible Church, 11275 S. Mountain Road, Fayetteville, Pa. Call 717-749-5689.



Business awards

Feb. 23 — Hagerstown-Washington County business awards "When the Stars Come Out," 5 to 9 p.m. Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, grand ballroom, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $50. To register, To register, call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

 



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