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Business Calendar - March 17

March 13, 2013

SBA training

March 18 — The U.S. Small Business Administration will offer free Web-enabled, instructor-led training. 1 to 4 p.m. Marketing and Capture Management, March 18 and 19; Construction Contracting, March 20 and 21; Financial Management for Government Contractors, March 25 and 26; Federal Contracting and Government Contract Management, March 27 and 28. Attendees are required to attend both sessions on each topic to receive a certificate of completion. To register, go to http://sbaworkshops.stoverteam.com. For more information, call 770-423-9888 or send an email to sbaworkshops@stoverteam.com.

Interviewing techniques

March 18 — 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.

Savvy Managers Book Club

March 20 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Savvy Managers Book Club featuring “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business” by Charles Duhigg. 8 to 9 a.m. Kaplan University Library, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.

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Chamber business seminar

March 20 — Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s business seminar featuring Darla Gaige, marketing director of Growth Media Services, who will discuss marketing strategies. 9 to 11:30 a.m. Quality Hotel & Conference Center, 4328 William L. Wilson Freeway, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. $17 for nonmembers; $15 for members. Call 304-725-2055, send an email to info@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Chamber mixer

March 20 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s mixer at City Hospital, 2500 Hospital Drive in Martinsburg, W.Va. 5 to 6:30 p.m. $5 for nonmembers; free for members. Call 304-267-4841, send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Business After Hours

March 21 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s networking event at Copyquik Printing & Graphics, 710 Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown. 5 to 7 p.m. Members must register in advance and attend to be eligible to win the chamber’s prize drawing. $15 for nonmembers; $5 for members. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to chamber@hagerstown.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Résumé review

March 21 — 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.

SCORE small-business roundtable

March 21 — SCORE will present “Owning and Operating a Home-based Business — Part II.” There will be a panel discussion, followed by a question-and-answer session. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Always Ron’s restaurant, 29 N. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Free. Food available for purchase. To register, call 301-766-2043.

Chamber mixer

March 21 — Greater Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce’s mixer. 5 to 7 p.m. HomeRite Windows and Doors, 2104 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Call 717-762-7123.

SBDC workshop

March 21 — The Small Business Development Center of the Eastern Panhandle will offer a “Fundamentals of Starting a Business” workshop. 9 to 11 a.m. Newberry Executive Building, 142 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $35. Register at http://wvsbdc.wvcommerce.org/default.aspx and click on “Training Calendar” on the left-hand bar or call 304-596-6642.

ABC CVC luncheon

March 22 — Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., Cumberland Valley Chapter’s luncheon. Josh Carney of Carney Engineering Group and Sandra Dimarcell of OCE North America will discuss Building Information Modeling and the value of color in construction documents. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ABC office, 530 N. Locust St., Hagerstown. $50 for nonmembers; $30 for members. Deadline to register is March 18. Call 301-739-1190 or send an email to darlene@abccvc.com.

Chamber mixer

March 22 — Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s mixer. 5 to 7 p.m. Jefferson County Parks and Recreation, 235 Sam Michaels Lane, Shenandoah Junction, W.Va. Free. Call 304-725-2055, send an email to info@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Women’s Network

March 22 — Women’s Network will feature Debby Neely, a coach, consultant and educator specializing in leadership development, discussing personal and professional mission statements. 8:30 to 11 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. $25 to $50. Call 304-267-4841 or send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org.

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