Business calendar

Credit Matters: A Guide for Young Professionals

Monday, June 5 — Join the Washington County young professionals network, GenNext, for a presentation on credit. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls and Bears Restaurant, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free for GenNext members; $5 for non-members. Email

Hagerstown Business and Professional Women’s picnic

Monday, June 5 — The Hagerstown Business and Professional Women will hold its annual picnic. Hot dogs, steamers, drinks, paper products and utensils will be provided. Bring a covered dish to share. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m., the picnic starts at 6. Maugansville Ruritan Building, 18007 Maugans Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-302-8237 or email

Life balance class

Monday, June 5 — This four-week course is designed to be a guide to manage and balance life in the 21st century. Class exercises will include mindful breathing, introspection and self-visualization techniques to become more self-aware and break free from the power of negative past experiences. Author and speaker Joy Jangdhari is the instructor. Mondays, June 5 to 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $87. Call 240-500-2236 or go to

Learning Lunch Hour

Tuesday, June 6 — Join the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce for the second portion of Tatyana Zidarov’s presentation on “Utilizing Google Drive and Applications in Your Business.” Learn about using Google forms to create surveys, adding questions, collecting responses, viewing and analyzing results, creating a website using Google sites, and adding pages and content, text, pictures and links. 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 or go to

Eggs and Issues

Wednesday, June 7 — Join the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce as Washington County Department of Business Development Director Kassie Lewis delivers an economic development year in review. Meet your business development team and learn about new and expanding business in Washington County. Successes over the past year will be highlighted, and insights will be shared about ways entrepreneurship is being collectively encouraged. This will be a dialogue; so bring your ideas about areas of opportunity as Washington County economic development moves forward. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Applause Caterers at Academy Theatre, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $15 for Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $25 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email or go to

Résumé review

Wednesday, June 7 — Are you getting results with your current résumé? 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 with you and 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., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8200; email or go to

Spring Entrepreneur Extravaganza 2017

Thursday, June 8 — Attendees will hear from Herbert Jordan, deputy secretary of the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs; Robert Moreno of the Baltimore Business Center, an expert on U.S. trade and export; and Rick Rando, a national public speaker and owner of one of the largest open space martial arts studios in the country. The program will include tips for growing and expanding a business, and a discussion on the sales pipeline, from lead generation to the closing deal. Participants will have the opportunity to chat with Rando, pitch their business ideas for audience feedback, and network with other attendees. A full breakfast will be served. 7:30 a.m. to noon. Technical Innovation Center, Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagers-town. $75. Call 240-500-2479 or email

Small business success virtual conference

Thursday, June 8 — This half-day event offers educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring sessions, exhibitor booths and networking chat rooms to give you the information you need to succeed as a small-business owner. Attend all or part of this conference to learn how to build a strong credit profile to get funding for your business; new trends in social media, websites and technology; new laws that will affect how you hire new employees; and little-known factors to consider when choosing the right location for your business. Noon to 5 p.m. Online event, powered by SCORE of Hagerstown and Verisign. Free. Call 301-766-2043; email or go to

LWC Class 30 graduation, 30th anniversary

Friday, June 9 — Leadership Washington County invites the community to join the celebration commemorating the achievements of the 30th leadership class. The finale of the 30th anniversary year also will be celebrated. 5:30 to 9 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $60. Call 301-393-5323, email or go to

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