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Business calendar - Aug. 25

August 25, 2013

Veterans seminar

Aug. 28 — The topic is “How to File a VA Disability Claim.” To attend, call John Hamilton, veterans representative, at 301-393-8221 or send an email to jrhamilton@dllr.state.md.us.

Morning Mixer

Aug. 28 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Morning Mixer at U.S. Cellular, 17163 Cole Road, Hagerstown. 7:30 to 9 a.m. $10 for nonmembers; free for members. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015 or go to www.hagerstown.org.

‘Prescriptions for Online Success’

Aug. 29 — Western Maryland Small Business Development Center will present “Prescriptions for Online Success.” Learn about Web design and usability to convert visitors into customers. 10 to 11:30 a.m. University of Maryland at Hagerstown, 32 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free; registration required. To register, go to www.westernmdsbdc.org, and click on Training Calendar and the date of the event. For more information, call 888-237-9007, ext. 2.

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Cowork Frederick

Sept. 4 — Cowork Frederick’s first anniversary open house. Meet and mingle with freelancers, entrepreneurs and others. 5 to 9 p.m. Cowork Frederick, 122 E. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Tickets cost $10; proceeds will go to a local charity. Cowork Frederick is a collaborative working environment, a co-working space for independents, freelancers, entrepreneurs and telecommuters. For tickets, go to www.coworkfrederick.com or call 301-732-5165.

Hub City REIA

Sept. 5 — Hub City Real Estate Investment Association presents Teresa Bailey, managing partner of Tersus LLC, a tenant-placement company serving Baltimore city and surrounding counties, who will discuss finding and screening tenants. 6 to 9 p.m. Courtyard Marriott, 17270 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown. $15 for nonmembers; free for members. Go to www.hubcityreia.com.

Entrepreneurs Forum

Sept. 5 — Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum will present “A Conversation with the Small Business Administration: Current Opportunities for the Small-Business Owner,” featuring Kim Donahue, economic development specialist with the Small Business Administration in Charleston, W.Va. 5:30 p.m. networking; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. program. The Inn at Charles Town, 100 Hollywood Drive, Charles Town, W.Va. Free and open to the public. For more information, send an email to amy@jcda.net, call 304-728-3255 or go to www.jcda.net.

Retirement planning

Sept. 5 — Retirement-planning workshop will cover topics including managing investment risks, using new tax laws to your advantage, making informed decisions about your company retirement plan and more. 6 to 9 p.m. Shepherd University, Frank Center, W.H. Shipley Recital Hall, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $49; couples may attend together for a single registration fee. Call Karen Rice at 304-876-5135 or send an email to krice@shepherd.edu.

Chamber mixer

Sept. 6 — Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s mixer. 11 a.m. to noon.  Sugar Rush! Bakery, 43 Ruland Road, Suite J, Kearneysville, W.Va. To register, go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Rise & Shine Breakfast

Sept. 6 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s Rise & Shine Breakfast. 7:15 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Bryan Butler from the Berkeley County Youth Fair will speak. $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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