Business Calendar

September 20, 2011

Interviewing tips

Sept. 26 — Learn employers' tips about successful interviewing to get the job. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.

Community leadership event

Sept. 28 — Chick-fil-A community leadership event. Mark Miller will speak. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Leitersburg Cinemas, Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown. Free. Reservations are required. Go to

Chamber's 92nd annual meeting

Sept. 28 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's 92nd annual meeting. Registration, 5 to 6:30 p.m.; buffet dinner and program, 6:30 p.m. $50 per person. Call 301-739-2015, send an email to or go to

Chamber orientation

Sept. 28 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's orientation. For new, prospective and existing members. 9 to 10 a.m. Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 28 W. Washington St., Suite 200, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-2015, send an email to or go to

Construction excellence, safety banquet

Sept. 29 — Associated Builders and Contractors — Cumberland Valley Chapter's excellence in construction and safety award banquet, and new member night. 6 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $65 per person. Reservation deadline was Friday, Sept. 23. Call 301-739-1190 or send an email to

The Learning Lunch Hour

Oct. 4 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's Learning Lunch Hour. Carolyn Brooks with Character Counts will discuss character in the workplace. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. To register, call 301-739-2015, send an email to or go to

Eggs & Issues

Oct. 5 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's Eggs & Issues. Urban expert Max Grinnell will talk about how a city like Hagerstown can thrive in the years ahead. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Applause Caterers, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $15 members; $20 nonmembers and late registrations. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to or go to

Business seminar series

Oct. 6 — SCORE's "How to Really Start Your Own Business." Topics of the series are "Small-Business Success Guide"; "Organization and Management"; "The Money and Financial Tools"; and "Marketing/Sales Strategies." 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Hagerstown Community College's Technical Innovation Center, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. $59 for the series. To register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum

Oct. 6 — Christine Weiss from Blue Ridge Community and Technical College will present information on the entrepreneurship certificate program and Wallace Boston of American Public University System will discuss how the system's history and mission are supported by the vision of entrepreneurs. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., networking; 6:30 to 8 p.m., program. The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. To make reservations, call 304-728-3255 or send an email to

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