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Business Calendar - Sept. 9

September 09, 2012

Disability services

Sept. 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.



The Learning Lunch Hour

Sept. 11 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Learning Lunch Hour. Shannon Cianelli, director of career services at Kaplan University, will give tips on how to spot inconsistencies when reviewing résumés and how to catch an employer’s eye when looking at your own. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears restaurant, downstairs, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free for members; $10 for nonmembers, which does not include lunch. Registration is required and limited to four people per company. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Disability services

Sept. 12 — 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.



Eggs and Issues

Sept. 12 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs and Issues. Mark Halsey, executive director of the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, will speak. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. $15 for members; $25 for nonmembers. Registrations after Sept. 7 cost $20 for members; $30 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Society of Human Resource Management

Sept. 12 — Eastern Panhandle Society of Human Resource Management’s monthly membership meeting will feature Liz Weber, chief executive officer of Weber Business Services, discussing emotionally intelligent leadership. Breakfast and networking, 8:30 a.m.; meeting, 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College’s Tech Center, Room T04, Berkeley Business Park, 5550 Winchester Ave., Inwood, W.Va. $20 for nonmembers. For reservations, send an email to vshean@wvepfc.com.



Women's Network wine-tasting event

Sept. 13 — Women’s Network wine-tasting event. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wine Shoppe at Penn Liquors, 1832 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Free for members; $5 for nonmembers and guests. Register by calling 304/267-4841 or send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org.



Veterans seminar

Sept. 14 — Veterans seminar on effective job searches and résumés. To attend, call John Hamilton at 301-393-8221 or send an email to jrhamilton@dllr.state.md.us.



Rise & Shine Breakfast

Sept. 14 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s Rise & Shine Breakfast. Manny Arvon, superintendent of Berkeley County Schools, will speak. 7:15 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. $15 for members; $23 for nonmembers. Call 304-267-4841 or send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org.



Internet job searches

Sept. 19 — 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.



Savvy Managers Book Club

Sept. 19 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Savvy Managers Book Club featuring “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch. 8 to 9 a.m. Kaplan University Library conference room, Administration Building, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free and open to the public. Registration required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Chamber mixer

Sept. 19 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s mixer. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Chick-fil-A, 1005 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Free for members; $5 for nonmembers. Call 304-267-4841, send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.



Legal and Legislative Conference

Sept. 20 —  Cumberland Valley Society for Human Resource Management’s annual Legal and Legislative Conference. Event will focus on updates regarding federal and state employment law, guidance on discrimination complaints, making reasonable accommodations, and current benefit and executive compensation issues. 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $80 at the door. For more information, go to http://shrmcv.shrm.org.



Résumé review

Sept. 20 — Résumé review with a certified professional résumé writer. Participants need to bring a current résumé and complete the résumé builder 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 https://mwejobs.maryland.gov.



Business After Hours

Sept. 20 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s networking event. 5 to 7 p.m. Lutheran Home Care & Hospice Inc., 222 E. Oak Ridge Drive, Hagerstown; enter in the back. $5 for members, register by noon to be eligible for drawing; $15 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Chamber membership meeting

Sept. 20 — Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s membership meeting. Noon to 1:30 p.m. The Anvil Restaurant, 1290 W. Washington St., Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Donna Leake and other transition coordinators from Jefferson County Schools will discuss the school system’s Work Exploration Program. $11 for members; $12 for guests of members and for nonmembers. Checks must be received by Sept. 17; those who pay by credit card must pay by Sept. 20. Bring canned goods for the Mega Food Drive and Jefferson County Community Ministries. Call 304-725-2055 or send an email to info@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.



Interviewing techniques

Sept. 21 — 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.



Computer tips and tricks

Sept. 21 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s computer tips and tricks featuring Microsoft Word Basic 2010. 8:30 to 10 a.m. Kaplan University Administration Building, room 106, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. $15 for members, $25 for nonmembers. Registration required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Tailgating Under the Stars Auction

Friday, Sept. 21 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s Tailgating Under the Stars Auction. 6 p.m. The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. $50 per person; $450 for 10 tickets. Call 304-267-4841, send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.


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Editor's note: The Sept. 13 Women's Network wine-tasting event was added to this calendar on Sept. 9 as a replacement for the self-empowerment series workshop, which had to be canceled.

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