SCORE Talks Small Business
Tuesday, April 4 — 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 www.hagerstown.score.org.
Learning Lunch Hour
Tuesday, April 4 — Join the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce for lunch, networking and learn how to set up a business Facebook page. 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 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Eggs and Issues
Wednesday, April 5 — Join the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce for breakfast and an informative presentation on the Cascade Town Centre Project. Learn about the plan to enhance the beauty of the area while developing attractions centered around six themes: academic, retail, residential, commercial complex, culture and entertainment, and health and wellness. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Applause Caterers, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $15 for Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber members; $25 for nonmembers. To register, call 301-739-2015 ext. 100; email email@example.com; or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Wednesday, April 5 — A certified professional résumé writer will review your résumé and give you suggestions on ways to improve it. Bring your current résumé. You must have completed the Résumé Builder in Maryland’s Workforce Exchange. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8200. Go to www.dllr.state.md.us/county/west.
HR 101 seminar
Wednesday, April 5 — Join national HR leader Paychex and SCORE at this upcoming seminar for small businesses and learn how to avoid some of the most common HR mistakes. Strategies will be presented for staying current and compliant. Lunch will be available for purchase. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hager Hall, 901 Dual Hwy., Hagerstown. Free. To register, call 301-739-2015 ext. 100 or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Thursday, April 6 — Join the young professionals of Hagerstown and special guest speaker, Mark Shuler, and learn how you can determine the buying behavior of a potential client in less than 90 seconds. There will be networking from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and the workshop from 6 to 7 p.m. Olney Winery, 12810 Shank Farm Way, Hagerstown. $5 for GenNext members, $10 for non-members. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or go www.hagerstown.org/gennext.
Hub City REIA meeting
Thursday, April 6 — Plan to attend the Hub City Real Estate Investors Association meeting. Whether you are just thinking of starting in real estate, thinking of doing it full time or adding to your investment portfolio, you will get a lot of insightful information. Speaker Matthew Pillmore will talk about credit scoring, debt elimination, fiscal responsibility and strategic cash flow maximization. There will be a question-and-answer session afterwards. 6 to 9 p.m. Courtyard Marriott, 17270 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown. Free for Hub City REIA members; $20 for nonmembers. For more information, visit HubCityREIA.com.
Thursday, April 6 — Whether you plan to start a new small business or improve your existing business, this SCORE small business course brings to you experts on the topic. Presented by local SCORE counselors and associates, you will learn how to create a business plan, organize and finance your business, manage it efficiently, and select the best marketing strategies. Thursdays in April. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Score Hagerstown, Technical Innovation Center Room 323, Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $79. Call 301-766-2043.
Job search basics
Friday, April 7 — Learn how to approach the job search, how to get organized and where to find job leads. 9 to 10 a.m. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8200. Go to www.dllr.state.md.us/county/west.
SCORE mentor meeting
Friday, April 7 — Interested in giving back to the business community? Have experience that you would like to share? Have you thought about becoming a business mentor? Join the monthly mentor meeting and learn what mentoring is all about. 9 to 10 a.m. Score Hagerstown, Technical Innovation Center Room 323, Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Call 301-766-2043 or email email@example.com.
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