The calendar for August 2019

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MARYLAND

Coffee and Contacts

Friday, Aug. 2 — Join the early risers of Frederick for a light breakfast and coffee combined with networking. This event is open for sponsorship. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, 118 N. Market St., Suite 200, Frederick. Free for Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members, $15 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 301-662-4164 ext. 210, email cbutler@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Learning Lunch Hour

Tuesday, Aug. 6 — Join the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members for lunch, discussion and networking. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Applause Caterers, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free for Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $10 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Eggs and Issues

Wednesday, Aug. 7 — Join the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, discussion and networking. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Applause Caterers, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $15 for Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $25 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Minority and Women-Owned Business Conference

Thursday, Aug. 8 — Attend this annual event designed to empower and educate the Washington County business community, particularly women and minority owners of businesses. Learn more about finding the resources you need; motivating yourself to success; and professional development. The featured presenter is Morgan Plummer, a John Maxwell coach and trainer. There will be a continental breakfast and vendors. 7:30 a.m. to noon. Ramada Plaza, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. $10. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Entrepreneur Council Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

Monday, Aug. 12 — Join the Entrepreneur Council of Frederick County for networking, a presentation and a question and answer session. Don’t forget to bring your business cards and your lunch. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, 118 N. Market St., Suite 200, Frederick. Free. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Business Card Exchange

Wednesday, Aug. 14 — Join the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce and the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce members for this annual joint mixer at the scenic Madison Fields farm. This will be an evening of networking and fun. Tours will be available and Madison Fields will have information about the programs they offer. Bring plenty of business cards. 5 to 7 p.m. Madison Fields, 21355 Big Woods Road, Dickerson. Free. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Maximize Your Membership

Thursday, Aug. 15 — Get the most out of your Washington County Chamber of Commerce membership. Pick up tricks to maximize the return on your chamber investment. 9 to 10  a.m. Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 1 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Chamber Business and Social Hour (B.A.S.H.)

Thursday, Aug. 15 — Bring your business cards and join the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members at this business and social hour. 5 to 7 p.m. Hearty Pet Inc., 19918 Jefferson Blvd., Hagerstown. $5 for Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $15 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

One More Customer

Tuesday, Aug. 20 — Get together with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members for this webcast and networking event, featuring Fran Tarkenton and his guest. Each event is focused on business owners’ and entrepreneurs’ real, everyday needs and gives you practical steps. 7:45 to 9 a.m. Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 1 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. For more information, call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Coffee and Connections

Wednesday, Aug. 28 — Start your day with a little morning networking. This is a great way not only to connect with fellow business professionals, but also to touch base on ways you can benefit from your membership. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 1 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free for Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $10 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

PENNSYLVANIA

Lunch and Learn: Growing in Your Ability to Positively Influence Others

Thursday, Aug. 8 — Two new factors that impact our ability to positively influence others will be introduced. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. for eating and connecting with others; session is from noon to 1 p.m.; doors will close by 1:30 p.m. Corpus Christi Parish Center, Side B, 320 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg. Advanced registration is required. Call 717-414-6064, email randy.j.wilson@gmail.com or go to www.johncmaxwellgroup.com.

Global Leadership Summit

Thursday, Aug. 8, and Friday, Aug. 9 — Get a unique blend of vision, inspiration and practical skills you can immediately apply. Lean from a diverse 2019 faculty. Leverage this summit as a resource to transform yourself and your community. Join with people from 128 countries and 60 languages who attend this summit around the world. This is a high-quality local experience simulcast live in HD. There will be networking opportunities with leaders from the community. Consider using this event as a staff retreat or team building opportunity. Grand Point Church, 2230 Grand Point Road, Chambersburg. For more information, email tbock@grandpoint.church or go to www.grandpoint.church/gls.

Chamber Breakfast

Thursday, Aug. 15 — Come for breakfast, socialize and network with the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce members. There will be a presentation by Mike Ross of the Franklin County Area Development Corporation (FCADC). Sponsored by F&M Trust. Bring your business cards. 7:30 to 9 a.m. The venue will be announced at a later date. $25 for Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce members; $35 for nonmembers. For more information, call 717-597-4610, email info@greencastlepachamber.org or go to www.greencastlepa chamber.org.

Boys and Girls Club Golf Tournament

Friday, Aug. 16 — Play golf to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Chambersburg and Shippensburg. There will be lunch from Chick-fil-A, awards and a reception dinner. Sponsorships are available. Noon to 6 p.m. Greencastle Golf Club, 2000 Castlegreen Drive, Greencastle. $90, individual golfer. For more information, call 717-261-5761, email maggie@bgcc.org or go to www.bgccs.org/annual-golf-tournament.

QuickBooks Seminar

Wednesday, Aug. 21 — Stop hurting your cash flow and put an end to your bookkeeping nightmares with this easy and informative training course presented by Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors. 9 a.m. to noon. Schultheiss and Associates, 720 Norland Ave., Chambersburg. $129. Call 717-267-2100, email jds@schultheisscpa.com or go to www.schultheisscpa.com.

WEST VIRGINIA

Chamber Night at the Hagerstown Suns

Thursday, Aug. 1 — Socialize and enjoy a baseball game with members of the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce. 5:30 p.m. Hagerstown Suns, Memorial Stadium, 274 E. Memorial Blvd., Hagerstown. Call 304-267-4841, email susan@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Member orientation

Wednesday, Aug. 7 — Learn what the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce has to offer. 4:45 to 6 p.m. Shepherd University Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg. Call 304-267-4841, email susan@berke leycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Rise and Shine

Friday, Aug. 9 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, networking and a presentation. 7:15 to 9 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. $15 for Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members; $25 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeley county.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

New Teachers Breakfast

Tuesday, Aug. 13 — Help welcome the new teachers to the county over breakfast. Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members at this networking event. 7:30 to 10 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. Reservations are required. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Chamber mixer

Tuesday, Aug. 13 — Join Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members for light refreshments and networking, hosted by MVB bank. Bring your business cards. 5 to 6:30 p.m. MVB Bank. For more information, call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Chamber mixer

Wednesday, Aug. 21 — Take this opportunity to network and socialize, hosted by Artisan Kitchens and Countertops. Enjoy drinks and appetizers. Don’t forget to bring your business cards. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Artisan Kitchens and Countertops, 3790 Hedgesville Road, Suite F, Hedgesville. Free for Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members; $5 for nonmembers. Registration required. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Rise and Shine

Friday, Aug. 23 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, networking and a presentation. 7:15 to 9 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. $15 for Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members; $25 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeley county.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

News@Noon

Wednesday, Aug. 28 — Find out the latest in the business community, while enjoying lunch. 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. Call 304-267-4841, email cham ber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.