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 firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.
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 email@example.com or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Job center orientation
Oct. 5 — 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.
Oct. 6 — 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 One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Enroll at mwejobs.maryland.gov.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 7 — Fall job fair. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Valley Mall, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Halfway. Call 301-393-8255.
Oct. 11 — 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.
Job search basics
Oct. 12 — 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., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.
Internet job search
Oct. 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., 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 email@example.com.