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 sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teacher of the YearApril 17 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce will honor the Washington County Teacher of the Year finalists. 5 to 9 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $55 per person. To register, call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to email@example.com; or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Savvy Managers Book Club
April 17 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Savvy Managers Book Club, featuring “The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Imposter Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It” by Valerie Young. 8 to 9 a.m. Kaplan University Library conference room, Administration Building, 18618 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Chamber mixerApril 17 — Chamber of Commerce of Martinsburg and Berkeley County’s mixer. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Penn Liquors, 1832 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. $5 for nonmembers; free for members. Call 304-267-4841, send an email to email@example.com or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.
Chamber business seminar
April 17 — Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s business seminar featuring Sandy Sponaugle, founder and president of Platinum PR, who will discuss social media. 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 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chamber mixerApril 17 — Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s mixer. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. BCT of Harpers Ferry, 1366 W. Washington St., Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Call 304-725-2055 or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.
April 18 —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 18 — SCORE will offer a series titled “How to Really Start Your Own Business.” Topics include Organize and Manage Your Business, April 18; and Successful Marketing Strategies, April 25. Series, which began April 4, 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.