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Business calendar - May 12

May 12, 2013

The Better Business Initiative Workshop

May 13 and 14 — Matt Hackett, who has been at the forefront of the media industry for more than 20 years, will discuss advertising strategies. Choose from sessions at 8:30 or 11:30 a.m., 3:30 or 6 p.m. May 13; or 8:30 or 11:30 a.m., 2 or 4:30 p.m. May 14. Chambersburg Country Club, 3646 Scotland Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call 717-597-9200 or send an email to kwaltemire@verstandig.com.

Veterans seminar

May 14 — The topic is the trades and construction industry. To attend, call John Hamilton, veterans representative, at 301-393-8221 or send an email to jrhamilton@dllr.state.md.us.

IAAP meeting

May 14 — Connie Creighton, manager of office and administrative services at Bechtel Power Corp. in Frederick, Md., will discuss management expectations during the meeting of the Hager Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals. 6:15 to 8 p.m. Robinwood Professional Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown. $10, includes dinner. Register by sending an email to hagerchapter_iaap1@yahoo.com.

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Savvy Managers Book Club

May 15 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Savvy Managers Book Club featuring “Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What It Means for the World” by Dambisa Moyo. 8 to 9 a.m. Kaplan University, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Chamber mixer

May 15 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s mixer hosted by the Berkeley County Humane Society. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Day Javu, 123 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $5 for nonmembers; free for members. Call 304-267-4841, send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

The Better Business Initiative Workshop

May 15 and 16 — Matt Hackett, who has been at the forefront of the media industry for more than 20 years, will discuss advertising strategies. Choose from sessions at 8:30 or 11:30 a.m., 3:30 or 6 p.m. May 15; or 8:30 or 11:30 a.m., 2 or 4:30 p.m. May 16. Cortland Mansion, 19411 Cortland Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Call 717-597-9200 or send an email to kwaltemire@verstandig.com.

SCORE Roundtable

May 16 — SCORE Roundtable will feature Andrew Sargent, Hagerstown’s downtown manager, who will share information and plans for augmenting new small-business startups and assistance for existing businesses. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Always Ron’s, 29 N. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Free admission; lunch available for purchase. Register by calling 301-766-2043.

Résumé review

May 16 — 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

May 16 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours. 5 to 7 p.m. Ludwick Eye Center, 1150 Professional Court, Suite B, Hagerstown. $15 for nonmembers; $5 for members. Members must register by noon the day of the event to be eligible to win the chamber’s prize drawing. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, or go to www.hagerstown.org.

SCORE workshop series

May 16 — SCORE’s “Simple Steps to Grow Your Business” workshop series for existing businesses. Topics include Marketing for Growth, May 16; and Managing for Growth, May 23. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Hagerstown Community College’s Technical Innovation Center, off Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. The cost per class is $36. For information, call 301-991-3126. To register, call 240-500-2236.

Computer Tips and Tricks

May 17 — 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. $25 for nonmembers; $15 for members. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, or go to www.hagerstown.org.

The Better Business Initiative Workshop

May 17 — Matt Hackett, who has been at the forefront of the media industry for more than 20 years, will discuss advertising strategies. Choose from sessions at 8:30 or 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va.  Free. Call 717-597-9200 or send an email to kwaltemire@verstandig.com.


Rise & Shine Breakfast

May 17 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s Rise & Shine Breakfast. Bill Powell and Judge Christopher Wilkes of the West Virginia Business Court will speak. 7:15 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. $23 for nonmembers; $15 for members. Call 304-267-4841, send an email to chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

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