How to start a business
Hagerstown Community College and the Hagerstown SCORE Chapter are offering the following seminars:
- June 9 — Finding the money for start-up and growth funding
- June 16 — Organize your small business (efficient management)
- June 23 — Successful marketing strategies and tactics
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Technical Innovation Center, room 323, at Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Registration is required. $25 per session. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 490, or send email to email@example.com.
June 6 — Discover the job you would like to do as you maximize existing skills. 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 night at Municipal Stadium
June 7 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, Chamber night to watch the Hagerstown Suns play the Greensboro Grasshoppers at Municipal Stadium. 6 to 7:30 p.m., dinner; 7:05 p.m., game. $15 per person for all ages, including dinner and game. Free transportation to and from the game. Call 304-267-4841.
Learning lunch hour
June 7 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Learning Lunch Hour. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Liz Weber will share “The Five Stages of Focused Leadership Development.” The program is free; lunch costs $12. Bulls & Bears, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Register at www.hagerstown.org, call 301-739-2015 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum
June 9 — Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum. Edmond Seifried will present “Economy 2011: A Mid-Year Performance Report.” 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., networking; 6:30 to 8 p.m., program. The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Contact Lauren Epperly at 304-264-4000.
June 10 — Learn tips for how 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.
Rise & Shine Breakfast
June 10 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s Rise & Shine Breakfast. Deborah Hammond, Berkeley County administrator, will speak. 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 email to email@example.com or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.
Associated Builders and Contractors bull roast
June 11 — ABC Cumberland Valley Chapter’s bull roast includes all-you-can-eat meal, music by Boro Boogie Pickers, exhibits, auction, tip jars, 50/50 and beer. Cochran’s Auction House, Mapleville Road, Boonsboro. Tickets cost $25; $10, ages 7 to 12; free for those younger than 6 with a paying adult. Tickets cost $27 at the gate. Call 301-739-1190 or go to www.abccvc.com.
June 13 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, premiere party and sneak peek of “Our Town — Hagerstown.” 5:30 to 7 p.m. University System of Maryland, 32 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. $10 admission. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.
June 13 — The Division 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.
Expo and networking
June 15 — Fort Detrick Alliance expo and networking event. 4 to 7 p.m. Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Free. Deadline to register is June 8.
June 15 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Savvy Managers Book Club, “Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers and Changemakers” by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown and James Macanufo. 8 to 9 a.m. Kaplan University Library conference room, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free, but registration is required. Call 301-739-2015, send an email to email@example.com or go to www.hagerstown.org.
June 15 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s mixer. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tom Maiden’s Insurance Outfitters, 7866 Martinsburg Pike, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Call 304-267-4841 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business after hours
June 16 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, business after hours. 5 to 7 p.m. Rentals Unlimited Inc., 1458 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $5 admission. Registration required. Call 301-739-2015, send an email to email@example.com or go to www.hagerstown.org.
June 16 — 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 Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Enroll at mwejobs.maryland.gov.
June 16 — “How to File for a VA Service-Connected Disability.” To attend the workshop, call John Hamilton at 301-393-8221 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Computer tips and tricks
June 17 — 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. $15 members; $25 nonmembers. Registration required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, send an email to email@example.com or go to www.hagerstown.org.
June 18 — Tim’s Tax Service seminar, 10 Most Expensive Tax Mistakes that Cost Business and Property Owners Thousands.” 9 a.m. for business owners; 1 p.m. for property owners. Free. 30 E. Baltimore St., Funkstown. For reservations, call 301-733-5307.
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