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Business Calendar - Jan. 29

January 29, 2012

Veterans seminar

Jan. 31 — Veterans information seminar, “What is Veterans’ Preference?” To attend the workshop, call John Hamilton at 301-393-8221 or send an email to jrhamilton@dllr.state.md.us.



Job center orientation

Feb. 1 — Learn about the job 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.



Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum

Feb. 2 — Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum on the topic of risk and protection. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., networking; 6:30 to 8 p.m., program. The Inn at Charles Town, 100 Hollywood Drive, Charles Town, W.Va. Argina Layne, field representative for West Virginia Attorney Gen. Darrell McGraw, and Mike Smith, an attorney with Steptoe & Johnson, will discuss protected trademarks and brand names, domain hacking and social-media copyrighting. Judi Platz, owner of the consignment boutique reFINEments in Shepherdstown, W.Va., will discuss ways small-business owners can minimize risk and increase protection, plus the latest technological gadgets and software. For information, call the Jefferson County Development Authority at 304-728-3255 or send an email to info@jcda.net.



Professionals Networking Together

Feb. 2 — PNT2, or Professionals Networking Together. 7:30 to 9 a.m. The Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84 on Lappans Road in Williamsport. The group also will meet Feb. 9, 16 and 23. The group is looking for professionals who want to grow their business through networking. Spots open are for a mortgage lender, Realtor, fitness trainer, event planner and commercial insurance. For more information, call Jan Colbert at 304-267-6639 or send an email to jancolbert1@allstate.com.



Résumé review

Feb. 2 — 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.maryland.gov.



Small-business workshop series

Feb. 2 — SCORE’s small-business workshop series on “Simple Steps to Growing Your Business.” 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 2, 9 and 16. Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. To register or for more information, call 240-500-2236.




Rise & Shine Breakfast

Feb. 3 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s Rise & Shine Breakfast. John Decker from Apple Valley Waste will discuss the proposed mixed-waste processing facility. 7:15 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. $15 for members, $23 for nonmembers. Call 304-267-4841, send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.



State of the County

Feb. 7 — State of the County breakfast meeting featuring the Washington County Board of Commissioners. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $15 for members of the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce; $20 for nonmembers and registrations received after Feb. 2. Call 301-739-2015, send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Learning Lunch Hour

Feb. 7 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Learning Lunch Hour. Denny Hartman, adjunct professor at Hagerstown Community College, will discuss how to be a more effective manager and increase staff productivity. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears restaurant, downstairs, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Lunch costs $12, but program is free. Call 301-739-2015, send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Job search basics

Feb. 8 — 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.



Eastern Panhandle Society of Human Resource Management

Feb. 8 — Eastern Panhandle Society of Human Resource Management’s monthly membership meeting. Susan Snowden, a shareholder in the law firm Martin & Seibert L.C., will discuss employment law with an emphasis on the West Virginia wage and hour law. 8:30 a.m., breakfast and networking; 8:45 to 10 a.m., meeting. Blue Ridge Community & Technical College Tech Center, room T32, Berkeley Business Park, 5500 Winchester Ave., Inwood, W.Va. $20 for nonmembers. Includes breakfast. RSVP to Vicki Shean at vshean@uwayep.org by Feb. 3.



Become a State Farm agent

Feb. 9 — Information on how to become a State Farm agent. 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. To RSVP, call Cynthia Coburn at 304-673-5228 or send an email to cindy.coburn.guok@statefarm.com.



Internet job searches

Feb. 10 — 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 news@herald-mail.com.

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