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Business Calendar - Nov. 3

November 02, 2011

Women's business workshop

Nov. 7 — Professional Women and Small Business Development Center's women's business workshop. Jennifer Weiss will present "Social Media: Turn Your Business into a Flourishing Success." 5 to 8 p.m. Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, Crystal Ballroom, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $20, dinner and program; $15, program only. To register, call Donna Smith at 301-797-8761 or send an email to dsmith7119@aol.com.


Internet job search

Nov. 8 — Learn how to use the Internet for job searches and 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.


Dinner meeting

Nov. 9 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County's annual dinner meeting. 5:30 p.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. $35 per person. Call 304-267-4841 or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.


Disability services

Nov. 14 — 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.


Interviewing techniques

Nov. 15 — 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.


Entrepreneurial conference

Nov. 16 — Hagerstown Community College and the Entrepreneurial Alliance Resource Network are hosting the "Entrepreneurial Pathways: Been There, Done That" conference. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hagerstown Community College, Career Programs Building, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $26 per person, includes continental breakfast, lunch and a copy of speaker John Herman's book for those who attend his keynote speech. To register, go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/register or call 240-500-2236.


Savvy Managers Book Club

Nov. 16 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's Savvy Managers Book Club, "Success Made Simple: An Inside Look at Why Amish Businesses Thrive" by Erik Wesner. 8 to 9 a.m. Kaplan University Library conference room, Administration Building, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.


Economic Summit

Nov. 16 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Commission will present the ninth annual Economic Summit with keynote speaker Anirban Basu, chairman and chief executive officer of Sage Policy Group Inc. 5 to 9 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $50 per person. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.


Chamber mixer

Nov. 16 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County's mixer at Bechdel Jewelers, 8064 Winchester Ave., Inwood, W.Va. 5 to 6:30 p.m. $5, nonmembers; free for chamber members. Call 304-267-4841, send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.


Résumé review

Nov. 17 — 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.com.


Business After Hours

Nov. 17 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's networking event at Academy Theatre Banquet and Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. 5 to 7 p.m. Members must register in advance and attend to be eligible to win the chamber's prize drawing. $5 admission. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.


Résumé prep

Nov. 18 — Quick tips on résumé design, development and refinement. 11 a.m. to noon. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Enroll at mwejobs.com.


Computer tips and tricks

Nov. 18 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's computer tips and tricks featuring Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 basic. 8:30 to 10 a.m. Kaplan University Administration Building, room 106, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. $25, nonmembers; $15, members. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.


Rise & Shine Breakfast

Nov. 18 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County's Rise & Shine Breakfast. Stephen Christian, executive director of the Berkeley County Development Authority, will speak. 7:15 a.m. 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.



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