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Business Calendar - Dec. 9

December 09, 2012

Prelegislative forum

Dec. 11 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s prelegislative forum with the Washington County delegation. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $15 for members; $25 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015 or go to www.hagerstown.org.


Small-business workshop

Dec. 11 — Small Business Development Center course titled “The First Step: Starting a Small Business.” 9 a.m. to noon. Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call 717-477-1935 or send an email to chamber@chambersburg.org.


Chamber orientation

Dec. 12 — Learn about what the chamber does, the benefits of membership and how the chamber can help  businesses prosper. 9 to 10 a.m. Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce office, 28 W. Washington St., Suite 200, Hagerstown. To register, call 301-739-2015 or go to www.hagerstown.org.


Internet job searches

Dec. 14 — Learn how to use the Internet for job searches and improving 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.


Rise and Shine Breakfast

Dec. 14 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s Rise and Shine Breakfast. Stefani Pierson with the Boys & Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle will speak. 7:15 a.m., coffee and conversation; 7:30 a.m., breakfast buffet; 8 to 9 a.m., program. 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.


Interviewing techniques

Dec. 17 — 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.


Disability services

Dec. 18 — 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.


Learning Lunch Hour

Dec. 18 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Learning Lunch Hour. Paul Kostreski, continuing-education and business services instructor at Hagerstown Community College will discuss emotional intelligence. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears restaurant, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free for members; $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015 or go to www.hagerstown.org.


Small-business workshop

Dec. 18 — Small Business Development Center course titled “Writing an Effective Business Plan.” 9 a.m. to noon. Shippensburg University, Grove Hall, room 401, Shippensburg, Pa. $15 per business. Call 717-477-1935 or send an email to chamber@chambersburg.org.


Disability services

Dec. 19 — 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.


Morning mixer

Dec. 19 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s morning mixer. Scott Myers will discuss the local organizations that are supported by Jersey Mike’s Subs. Light continental breakfast. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Jersey Mike’s Subs, 18015 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown. Free. To register, call 301-739-2015 or go to www.hagerstown.org.


Chamber mixer

Dec. 19 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s mixer. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Historic McFarland House, 409 S. Queen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Free for members; $5 for nonmembers. Call 304-267-4841 or send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org.


Résumé review

Dec. 20 — 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.


Business After Hours

Dec. 20 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours. Tour Fort Ritchie Community Center. The evening will include desserts, finger foods, wine tasting, free massages and an opportunity to win a free three-month individual membership. 5 to 7 p.m. Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive, Cascade. $5 for members; $15 for nonmembers. To register, call 301-739-2015 or go to www.hagerstown.org.


Using email for job searches

Dec. 21 — 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.


Computer Tips and Tricks

Dec. 21 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Computer Tips and Tricks featuring Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate. 8:30 to 10 a.m. Kaplan University, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. $15 for members; $25 for nonmembers. To register, call 301-739-2015 or go to www.hagerstown.org.

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