Business calendar

Christmas social

Monday, Dec. 5 — Attend the Hagerstown Business and Professional Women’s annual Christmas social. Entertainment for the evening will be the singing group 2nd Chance. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6. Entertainment will begin at 7. Ramada Plaza Hagerstown, Cumberland Room, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. $17. RSVP. Call 301-302-8237 or send an email to sandy@ksinnc.com.

Pre-legislative forum

Tuesday, Dec. 6 — Have breakfast with the Maryland state delegation and share your business concerns. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $15 for Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $25 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, send an email to info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

SCORE Talks Small Business

Tuesday, Dec. 6 — This radio show with Lou Scally includes interviews and discussions on small business in the area. Airs the first Tuesday of every month at 10:30 a.m. on WJEJ 1240 AM radio or go to www.WJEJradio.com. Call 301-766-2043. Go to https://hagerstown.score.org.

Learning Lunch Hour

Tuesday, Dec. 6 — Join the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce and discover how to get local customers from Facebook for your business. Presenter Adam DeYoung specializes in websites, social media and mobile marketing. He will guide you through the complete process for a small business to turn “likes” into a tangible return on investment. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Free for Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $10 or nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, send an email to info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Résumé review

Wednesday, Dec. 7 — Washington County One-Stop Job Center’s certified professional résumé writer will review your résumé and give you suggestions to improve it. Bring your current résumé. You must have completed the Résumé Builder workshop in Maryland’s Workforce Exchange to take advantage of this service. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, Elizabeth Hager Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8200,send an email to dlwdalhagerstown-dllr@maryland.gov or go to www.dllr.state.md.us/county/west/.

Open house

Tuesday, Dec. 13 — Meet the newest members of the United Way of the Eastern Panhandle Inc. staff and help celebrate the work of partner agencies. Enjoy light refreshments. Purchase raffle tickets from United Way of the Eastern Panhandle or a participating partner agency for a chance to win one of 10 donated gift baskets. The partner agency that sells the most tickets will receive 50 percent of the raffle proceeds. 5 to 6:30 p.m. United Way of the Eastern Panhandle Inc., 24 District Way, Suite 201, Martinsburg, W.Va. Raffle tickets are $5 each or three for $10. Call 304-263-0603, ext. 21, or send an email to lwells@uwayep.org.

Savvy Managers Book Club

Wednesday, Dec. 14 — Noon to 1 p.m. Fletcher Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, send an email to info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Maximize Your Membership

Thursday, Dec. 15 — Join the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce and pick up tricks to maximize the return on your chamber investment. Whether you are new to the chamber or a longtime supporter, this event highlights ways to engage your staff and see the value of your membership. Topics that will be covered include mastering marketing within the chamber, navigating your online profile, networking nuggets and tracking your return on your investment. 9 to 10 a.m. Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 28 W. Washington St., Suite 200, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, send an email to info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Business After Hours

Thursday, Dec. 15 — Join the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce for socializing and networking. 5 to 7 p.m. Washington County Historical Society, 135 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. $5 for Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $15 for nonmembers. Registration requested. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, send an email to info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Interviewing tips

Friday, Dec. 16 — Washington County One-Stop Job Center’s workshop gives participants advice on how to conduct themselves when being interviewed for a job. 9 to 10 a.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, Elizabeth Hager Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8200, send an to email dlwdalhagerstowndllr@maryland.gov or go to www.dllr.state.md.us/county/west/.

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