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Business Calendar - Sept. 11

September 11, 2011

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, 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.



Business After Hours

Sept. 15 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Business After Hours. 5 to 7 p.m. Springfield Farm Barn, 14 Springfield Lane, Williamsport. $5. 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 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., 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.



Introduction to federal contracting

Sept. 15 — Fort Detrick Business Development Office offers this seminar on federal contracting. 9 to 10:15 a.m. Technical Innovation Center, room 323, at Hagerstown Community College, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Registration required; go to www.fdbdo.com. Call 301-797-0327.



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 2010. 8:30 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.



Internet job search

Sept. 19 — Learn how to use the Internet for job searches and how to improve success with online applications. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.



Investment Fraud Bingo

Sept. 20 — Patriot Federal Credit Union will present Investment Fraud Bingo. 10 a.m. Corporate Center training room, Patriot Federal Credit Union, 1330 S. Seventh St., Chambersburg, Pa.



Chamber mixer

Sept. 21 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s mixer. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Berkeley Senior Services, 217 N. High St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-267-4841, send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.



Savvy Managers Book Club

Sept. 21 — “Toyota Under Fire” by Jeffrey K. Liker. 8 to 9 a.m. Kaplan University, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-2015, send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Job fair

Sept. 22 — Job fair. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.



Using email for job searches

Sept. 23 — 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., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.

 

• 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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