The Learning Lunch Hour
April 3 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Learning Lunch Hour featuring Golden Makusha from Merrill Lynch discussing building sound financial habits. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears restaurant, downstairs, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. Lunch costs $12. Registration is required and limited to four people per company. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Eggs & Issues
April 4 — Jeanne A. Hulit, associate administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will discuss how small-business owners and entrepreneurs can gain access to capital. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers and registrations received after March 30. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; or send an email to email@example.com.
Job center orientation
April 4 — 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.
SCORE business seminar
April 5 — SCORE will present the first session of its “How to Really Start Your Own Business” seminar series. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sessions also will be held April 12, 19 and 26. Hagerstown Community College’s Technical Innovation Center, off Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Topics will include “Small Business Success Guide”; “Find the Money”; “Using Financial Tools”; “Organization and Management”; and “Marketing/Sales Strategies.” $59 for the series, including workbook and in-class mentoring. Call 240-500-2236.
April 5 — 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.
Commercial real estate investing
April 5 — Hub City Real Estate Investment Association will sponsor a free seminar on commercial real estate investing with Jeff Pasquino, a real estate investor. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Hagerstown Hotel and Convention Center, 1910 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Go to www.hubcityreia.com.
Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum
April 5 — Networking and program about “The Huge Impact of Thinking Small: A New Model of Community and Economic Development.” 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. networking; 6:30 to 8 p.m. program. Panorama at the Peak, 3299 Cacapon Road, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free. Call 304-728-3255 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 6 — 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.Enroll at mwejobs.com.
April 10 — 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.
April 10 — Appreciation dinner and open house for administrative professionals and executives. The topic will be cybersecurity. The moderator will be Anthony Hanners, cybersecurity recruiter at Hagerstown Community College; presenters will be Jeff Bearden, president and chief executive officer of B&D Consulting Inc., and Austin Colby, forensic investigator with Black Bag Technologies. 6 p.m. reception; 6:15 p.m. dinner. Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. Reservation deadline is April 5. $20 per person. Make checks payable to Hager Chapter IAAP and send to Denise Dickerson, CAP-OM, 57 Pleasant Acres Drive, Thurmont, MD 21788. Call 301-271-2030 or 301-471-0489.
April 11 — The Division of Rehabilitation Services at the Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. 1 to 3 p.m. Call 301-791-4760.
April 12 — Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce’s job fair. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chambersburg Mall, 3055 Black Gap Road, Chambersburg, Pa.
Job search basics
April 13 — Learn tips on how to approach a job search. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.
Rise & Shine Breakfast
April 13 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s Rise & Shine Breakfast. Natalie Tennant, secretary of state, will speak. 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 email@example.com or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.
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