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Business Calendar - Sept. 4

August 30, 2011

Job center orientation

Sept. 7 — Learn about the center and its services. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.



September Mix & Mingle

Sept. 7 — The Frederick County Chamber invites members of the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce to attend a networking event. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Musket Ridge Golf Club, 3555 Brethren Church Road, Myersville, Md. To register, call 301-662-4164, ext. 1, or go to www.frederickchamber.org.



Job search basics

Sept. 9 — Learn tips for how to approach a 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., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.



Rise & Shine Breakfast

Sept. 9 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County's Rise & Shine Breakfast, featuring Trina Bartlett and Vicki Shean from United Way of 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 email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.



Disability services

Sept. 12 — 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.



Learning lunch hour

Sept. 13 — Stephanie Powers of Hagerstown Community College will share tips on how to monitor the online "chatter" about your business, provide better customer service, identify stronger leads, and better promote your company and yourself with social media. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears Restaurant, downstairs, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Presentation is free; lunch costs $12. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Veterans seminar

Sept. 14 — Veterans seminar on "Railroad Jobs — Good Reason to Relocate." To attend, call John Hamilton at 301-393-8221 or send an email to jrhamilton@dllr.state.md.us.



Eggs & Issues

Sept. 14 — Andy Bruns, new publisher of The Herald-Mail, will speak. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Applause Caterers, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $15 members; $20 nonmembers and registrations received after Sept. 9. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Résumé review

Sept. 15 — Résumé review with a certified professional resume 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., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Enroll at mwejobs.com.



ThorpeWood open house

Sept. 15 — Open house at ThorpeWood, a mountain destination where individuals and groups attend educational programs, corporate retreats and private events. 1 to 8 p.m. ThorpeWood, 12805-A Mink Farm Road, Thurmont, Md. Call 301-271-2823 or go to www.thorpewood.org.



Legal and legislative conference

Sept. 15 — Cumberland Valley Society for Human Resource Management's legal and legislative conference. 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club, Hagerstown. $80 at the door. Send an email to bayerw@myactv.net.



Résumé prep

Sept. 16 — Quick tips on résumé design, development and refinement. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.



Computer tips and tricks

Sept. 16 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce offers a program on Microsoft Word Basic. 8 to 10 a.m. Kaplan University, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. $25 nonmembers; $15 members. Registration required. To register, go to www.hagerstown.org. For information, call 301-739-2015 or send an email to chamber@hagerstown.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 email to news@herald-mail.com.

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