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Business Calendar - Nov. 4

November 04, 2012

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.



Alliance of Small Businesses

Nov. 12 — Alliance of Small Businesses’ networking meeting. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Frederick Basket Co., 12 East St., Frederick, Md. Free. Call 240-575-4898 or send an email to francesca@allianceofsmallbusinesses.com.



Internet job searches

Nov. 13 — Learn how to use the Internet for job searches and how to improve success with online applications. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.



Chamber orientation

Nov. 13 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s orientation. Learn what the chamber can do for your business. 9 to 10 a.m. Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 28 W. Washington St., Suite 200, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.



Alliance of Small Businesses

Nov. 13 — Alexander Rossulek of Corvus Business Solutions will discuss Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, or SWOT, system for business owners. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jekyll & Hyde Restaurant and Tavern, 906 N. East St., Frederick, Md. $25. Register at http://allianceofsmallbusinesseslearningevent-11-13.eventbrite.com or send a check to Alliance of Small Businesses, 1207 Dahlia Lane, Frederick, MD 21703. For more information, call 240-575-4898 or send an email to francesca@allianceofsmallbusinesses.com.



Energy-efficiency workshop

Nov. 14 — Learn about utility and state incentives, grants and financing sources, as well as the latest energy-efficient technologies. Breakfast available. 8 a.m. to noon. Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. Call 302-723-9264.



Résumé review

Nov. 15 — 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.



Chamber mixer

Nov. 15 — Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce’s mixer. 5 to 7 p.m. Windy Knoll, 2685 Spring Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-7101.



Chamber mixer

Nov. 15 — Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s mixer. 5 to 7 p.m. A Touch of Class, 109 S. Fritts Way, Charles Town, W.Va. Call 304-725-2055 or send an email to chamber@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.



Interviewing techniques

Nov. 16 — Learn employers’ tips about successful interviewing to get the job. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.



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