BPW dinner meeting
Monday, May 1 — Join Hagerstown Business and Professional Women for dinner and listen to speaker Mary Ann Burk, executive director of the Washington County Arts Council. Also, officers will be installed. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m. Fireside Restaurant, Ramada, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. $17. RSVP. Call 301-302-8237 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, May 2 — Learn how the Jefferson County (W.Va.) Chamber of Commerce can help you and your business. Learn about marketing opportunities the chamber has to offer and the four core functions of the chamber. Bring your business cards for networking opportunities. If you are thinking about becoming a member or you are already a member, this workshop is for you. 8 to 9 a.m. Tate House, 201 E. Washington St., Charles Town, W.Va. Free. Call 304-725-2055 or email email@example.com.
Learning Lunch Hour
Tuesday, May 2 — Join the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce and learn about the capabilities of Google Drive. Presenter Tatyana Zidarov will talk about getting started with Google Drive, setting up and managing your account, organizing and searching your drive, working with Google documents, slides and worksheets, sharing files with others and online collaboration. There will be time for questions. This is a two-part presentation. Lunch will be available for purchase. 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, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Eggs and Issues
Wednesday, May 3 — Join the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce for networking, breakfast and discussion. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Applause Caterers, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $15 for Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $25 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email email@example.com or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Wednesday, May 3 — A certified professional résumé writer will review your résumé and give you suggestions on ways to improve it. You need to 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, 14 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8200, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.dllr.state.md.us/county/west.
Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum
Thursday, May 4 — Come and listen to the “Entrepreneur Success Story.” Entrepreneur Brian Weber, owner of the Eastern Panhandle Bicycle Co. in Martinsburg, W.Va., will discuss how he started his business with a dream and $5,000. Networking and refreshments begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the presentation at 6:30 p.m. The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg. Free. Call 304-267-4144, email LTaylor@developmentauthority.com or go to www.jcda.net/entrepreneurs-forum.
Hub City REIA meeting
Thursday, May 4 — Attend this Real Estate Investment Association meeting if you’re looking for a local real estate club to gain knowledge, network with the area’s investors and other like-minded individuals and ultimately build your wealth and financial freedom. 6 to 9 p.m. Courtyard Marriott, 17270 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown. Free for Hub City REIA members; $20 for nonmembers. Call 240-310-2792, email email@example.com or go to www.HubCityREIA.com.
Job Search Basics
Friday, May 5 — Learn tips on approaching a 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., Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8200, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.dllr.state.md.us/county/west.
Business funding workshop
Friday, May 5 — Looking for ways to finance your startup, or need some help with funding to take your company to the next level? Register for this financial workshop, where you will meet a variety of funding providers, learn secrets about funding your company and participate in speed-dating meets capital session. Lunch is included. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Conference Center, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $25. To register, call 240-500-2236.
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