Learning Lunch Hour
April 2 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Learning Lunch Hour. Thomas Radley of Glessner Technologies’ IT Solutions Division will discuss “Total Workday Control Using Microsoft Outlook.” 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears restaurant, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $10 for nonmembers; free for members. Registration required. Call 301-739-2015 or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Eggs & Issues
April 3 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs & Issues featuring Tom Lynch of Miles & Stockbridge, P.C., and Kathy Snyder of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, who will discuss the Maryland Competitiveness Coalition, and how local participation can strengthen the state and Washington County. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. $25 for nonmembers; $15 for members. To register, call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.
April 4 —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 business workshop
April 4 — SCORE will offer a series titled “How to Really Start Your Own Business.” Topics include Planning for Success, April 4; Finding the Money, April 11; Organize and Manage Your Business, April 18; and Successful Marketing Strategies, April 25. Series costs $65, which includes workbook and mentoring. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Hagerstown Community College’s Technical Innovation Center, room 323, off Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Call 240-500-2236.
Hub City REIA
April 4 —Hub City Real Estate Investment Association will host Brian Flook, president of Power Marketing & Advertising LLC, who will present “Radical Changes in Real Estate Marketing and What You Need to do to Market in 2013.” 6 to 8:30 p.m. Courtyard Marriott, 17270 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown. $15 for nonmembers; free for members. Go to www.hubcityreia.com.
Rise & Shine Breakfast
April 5 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s Rise & Shine Breakfast. Berkeley County Sheriff Kenneth LeMaster will speak. 7:15 a.m. Holiday Inn, Foxcroft Avenue, Martinsburg, W.Va. $23 for nonmembers; $15 for members. Call 304-267-4841, send an email to email@example.com or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.
Construction trades competition
April 6 — Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., Cumberland Valley Chapter’s annual trades competition featuring electrical, HVAC-R and plumbing. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ABC-Barr Construction Institute, 530 N. Locust St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-1190 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job center orientation, job search basics
April 8 — Learn about the center and its services; and tips for how to approach your job search, how to get organized and where to find job leads. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.
April 9 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s orientation for new, prospective and existing members. 9 to 10 a.m. Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 28 W. Washington St., Suite 200, Hagerstown. Free. To register, call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to email@example.com; or go to www.hagerstown.org.
April 10 — Eastern Panhandle Society of Human Resource Management’s membership meeting will feature Carolyn Wade will discuss options and obligations when dealing with disabled employees. 8:30 to 10 a.m. Blue Ridge Community & Technical College’s Tech Center, Berkeley Business Park, 5550 Winchester Ave. (U.S. 11), Inwood, W.Va. Breakfast included. $20 for nonmembers; free for members. Registration required by April 4. Send an email to Regina Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 11 — The Division of Rehabilitation Services at the Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call 301-791-4760.
Internet job searches
April 12 — 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.
Women’s Network conference
April 12 — Women’s Network conference with the theme “We Mean Business.” Must be a member of the Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County or Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce to attend. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-267-4841 or send an email to email@example.com.
April 16 — Verna Mimbs, administrative assistant at Bechtel Power Corp., will discuss improving communication skills at the meeting of the Hager Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals. 6:15 to 8 p.m. Robinwood Professional Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown. $10, includes dinner. Register by April 1 by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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