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Business Calendar - March 6

March 04, 2011

Job center orientation

March 7 — Learn about the center and its services. 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

March 8, March 15 —
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.



Eggs & Issues

March 9 —
Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's breakfast with guest speaker, Christine Demas, director of the Fort Detrick Business Development Office, explaining how businesses can be included in the bidding process for the opportunities Fort Detrick has to offer. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Applause Catering at Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $15 for Chamber members, $20 for nonmembers and registrations received after March 4.



Veterans seminar

March 10 —
Veterans information seminar, "Good Job Descriptions = Interviews." To attend the workshop, call John Hamilton at 301-393-8221 or send an e-mail to jrhamilton@dllr.state.md.us.



Lunch and Learn

March 10 —
Greater Chambersburg, Pa., Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn: Patriot Federal Credit Union (PFCU). Learn what the PFCU can do for businesses. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, board room, 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-7101.



Job-search basics

March 11 —
Learn tips on approaching job searches, 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.



Franklin County builders show

March 11 to 13 — Franklin County Builders Association Show. Waynesboro Mall, 626 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Chamber members get a 10 percent discount for participating. Call the FCBA at 717-267-2208 to reserve a spot.



Home show

March 11 to 13 —
Eastern Panhandle Home Builders Association's 16th Annual Home Show, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Martinsburg Mall, 800 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-267-4710.



Using e-mail for job searches

March 14 —
Learn how 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.



Savvy managers

March 16 —
Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Savvy Managers Book Club, "The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home" by Dan Ariely. 8 to 9 a.m. Kaplan University, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free registration required. To register, call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Chamber mixer

March 16 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, Chamber mixer. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Holiday Inn Express, 681 Flowing Springs Road, Ranson, W.Va. Call 304-267-4841, send an e-mail to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.



Business after hours

March 17 —
Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, business after hours, 5 to 7 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. Registration required. To register, call 301-739-2015, send an e-mail to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.



SCORE small-business roundtable

March 17 — SCORE Small Business Roundtable and brown-bag lunch. Beth Schillaci, author of "Your Social Media Roadmap: Navigating Strategies for Small Businesses" will lead a discussion. Noon. Telework Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 200 A, downtown Hagerstown. To register, leave name and phone number at 301-766-2043 or send an e-mail to info@scorehagerstown.org.



Small-business workshop

March 17 — Shippensburg University Small Business Development Center's workshop covers registrations, licenses, business structures, taxation, assessing start-up costs, financing and more. 1 to 4 p.m. Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. $15 per business, free for veterans. Call 717-477-1935.



Chamber mixer

March 17 —
Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, Chamber mixer, 5 to 7 p.m. Essis & Sons, 1363 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call 717-263-5772 or send an e-mail to chamber@chambersburg.org.



Computer tips

March 18 —
Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, computer tips and tricks: Microsoft Excel Advanced, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Kaplan University, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100.



Job fair

March 18 —
Washington County Job Center, job fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's ARCC, off Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.



Rise & Shine Breakfast

March 18 —
Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, Rise & Shine Breakfast. Topic will be "Homelessness in the Eastern Panhandle." 7:15 a.m., coffee and conversation; 7:30 a.m., breakfast buffet; 8 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.



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