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Business Calendar - Oct. 28

October 28, 2012

Using email for job searches

Oct. 29 — Learn how to reduce time and effort while accessing more employment opportunities. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.



Election forum

Oct. 31 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, the Landlords & Property Owners Association of Washington County Maryland Inc., the Home Builders Association of Washington County and Pen-Mar Regional Association of Realtors will host a breakfast forum for candidates for the 6th Congressional District. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Applause Caterers, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $15 for chamber members; $25 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Résumé review

Nov. 1 — Résumé review with a certified professional résumé writer. Participants need to bring a current résumé and must have completed 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.



Hub City REIA

Nov. 1 — Alan Cowgill, a real estate investor, will discuss how to get money to buy single-family houses, commercial buildings, apartment complexes and luxury hotels. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Courtyard Marriott, 17270 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown. Free for Hub City Real Estate Investment Association members; $10 for nonmembers. Go to www.hubcityreia.com.



Job center orientation, job search basics

Nov. 2 — Learn about the job center and how to approach your job search, how to get organized and where to find job leads. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.



Hub City REIA

Nov. 3 — Alan Cowgill, a real estate investor, will discuss how to get money to buy single-family houses, commercial buildings, apartment complexes and luxury hotels. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Country Inn and Suites, 17612 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown. $49 for Hub City Real Estate Investment Association members; $69 for nonmembers. Price includes lunch. Go to www.hubcityreia.com



Community showcase

Nov. 3 — Sponsored by Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County. Local businesses and community organizations will display information about their services. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Martinsburg Mall, 800 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-267-4841.



The Learning Lunch Hour

Nov. 6 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Learning Lunch Hour. Debbie Hebb of Keller Stonebraker Insurance will outline the current and future reform rules that will affect small and large employers in the next 14 months. She will also explain how Maryland’s exchange is getting designed. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears restaurant, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free for members; $10 for nonmembers. Price does not include lunch. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Eggs and Issues

Nov. 7 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs and Issues. Secretary Gary D. Maynard of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services will highlight some of the agency’s initiatives, including the Public Safety Works and Violence Prevention Initiative, as well as the economic impact prisons have on Washington County. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. $15 for members; $25 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Disability services

Nov. 7 — 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.



Chamber dinner

Nov. 7 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s 86th annual dinner. Highlights include small and large business of the year award, business person of the year award, citizen of the year award and chamber volunteer of the year award. 5:30 p.m. reception and open bar; 6:30 p.m. dinner. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. $35 per person; $270 for table of eight; $330 for table of 10. Call 304-267-4841, send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.



Disability services

Nov. 8 — 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.



Economic summit

Nov. 8 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Washington County Economic Development Commission will present an economic summit. Anirban Basu, chairman and chief executive officer of Sage Policy Group Inc., will discuss the direction of the economy and its impact on Washington County. 5 to 9 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $55 per person. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; or go to www.hagerstown.org.


Improving customer service and attitudes

Nov. 8 — Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce will present a program on improving customer service and attitudes.” The discussion will focus on the foundation for creating a customer service culture. 9 a.m. to noon; registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Quality Inn of Chambersburg, 1095 Wayne Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. $49 per person, including continental breakfast. Group special: buy four and get the fifth free. Call 717-264-7101 or go to www.chambersburg.org.



Rise & Shine Breakfast

Nov. 9 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s Rise & Shine Breakfast. Michael Whalton of the Eastern Western Virginia Community Foundation 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 chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.



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