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MARYLAND

Learning Lunch Hour

Tuesday, Dec. 3 — 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.

Coffee and Contacts

Friday, Dec. 6 — Join the early risers of Frederick for a light breakfast and coffee combined with networking; this month sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley. Bring donations of clothing, books or gently used household items; tax receipts will be provided. 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley E-Commerce Facility, 6413 English Muffin Way, Frederick. Free for Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members; $15 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 301-662-4164 ext. 205, email cbutler@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederick chamber.org.

Fatal Business Errors

Friday, Dec. 6 — Join the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members for this seminar designed for CEOs and small business owners. How to avoid fatal business errors will be discussed. 8 to 10 a.m. Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 1 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $10 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.

Eggs and Issues

Wednesday, Dec. 11 — 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.

One More Customer

Tuesday, Dec. 17 — 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.

Maximize Your Membership

Thursday, Dec. 19 — 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, Dec. 19 — Bring your business cards and join the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members at this business and social hour. 5 to 7 p.m. N.Y.T., Certified Public Accountants LLC, 864 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.

PENNSYLVANIA

Lunch and Learn: Marketing Plan Strategies

Thursday, Dec. 5 — Join the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce members for lunch and a presentation by Dylan Spangler of Comcast Spotlight on “10 Tips for Creating a Marketing Plan.” Lunch will be provided by Fuddruckers. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg. Call 717-264-7101, email receptionist@chambersburg.org or go to www.chambersburg.org.

QuickBooks seminar

Wednesday, Dec. 11 — 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.

12th annual Chamber holiday mixer

Monday, Dec. 16 — Join the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce members for refreshments, giveaways and networking. 5 to 7 p.m. Wilson College, Laird Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg. RSVP, go to www.Wilson.edu/ChamberHolidayMixer. For more information, email dmcdow ell@wilson.edu or go to www.chambersburg.org.

2019 business breakfast annual meeting

Thursday, Dec. 19 — Join the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce members for a celebration of the chamber’s and business community’s accomplishments of 2019. The 2019 Business Person of the Year will be recognized. There also will be a keynote presentation on health care in Franklin County by Pat O’Donnell, president and CEO of WellSpan Summit Health, and executive vice president of WellSpan Health. There will be a buffet breakfast. 7 to 9 a.m. Wilson College, Laird Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg. $25 for Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce members; $30 for nonmembers. Register before Dec. 16. Call 717-264-7101 ext. 206, email lkennedy@cham bersburg.org or go to www.chambersburg.org.

WEST VIRGINIA

Holiday reception/mixer

Monday, Dec. 2 — Join members of the Berkeley Springs Morgan County Chamber of Commerce for a business and social hour. Bring your business cards and enjoy some downtime while you network. 6 p.m. Tari’s, 33 N. Washington St., Berkeley Springs. Call 304-258-3738, email chamber@berke leysprings.com or go to www.berkeleysprings.com.

What Does the Chamber Do?

Wednesday, Dec. 4 — Learn what the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce does and how you can benefit. Topics to be discussed include: taking advantage of your membership benefits; upcoming events and networking opportunities; marketing opportunities through the chamber; and getting to know your chamber board members, staff and other fellow members. Bring your business cards and any materials that you would like to be distributed through the chamber. Refreshments will be available. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shepherd University at Martinsburg, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg. Free. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber @berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Women’s Network workshop

Wednesday, Dec. 4 — Join the Jefferson County and Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chambers of Commerce Women’s Network for this workshop on “How to be Smarter, Faster, Better: Not the Same Old Goal Setting.” There also will be a panel discussion with local female leaders. 5 to 8:30 p.m. The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg. $35 for members; $60 for nonmembers. Call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncounty wvchamber.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Rise and Shine

Friday, Dec. 6 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast and networking. Also, Mark Baldwin, City Manager, will give an update on Martinsburg. 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.

2019 legislative town hall luncheon

Friday, Dec. 6 — Join Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members for lunch, catered by Alfredo’s. Also, hear what the area’s legislators want to accomplish during the 2020 legislative session. Noon to 2 p.m. Ranson Civic Center, 432 W. Second Ave., Ranson. For more information, call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncountywvcham ber.org or go to www.jeffer soncountywvchamber.org.

Chamber holiday mixer

Tuesday, Dec. 10 — Join Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members for light refreshments and networking. Bring your business cards. 5 to 7 p.m. The Tate House, 201 E. Washington St., Charles Town. For more information, call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncounty wvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

News@Noon

Wednesday, Dec. 11 — Find out the latest in the business community, while enjoying a buffet lunch with the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members. Also, William J. Powell, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, will speak on “The Impact of Chinese Espionage on American Businesses.” 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. $18 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.

2020 Legislative Outlook Forum

Friday, Dec. 13 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members to hear from the Eastern Panhandle legislators as they share their visions and goals for the upcoming 2020 legislative session. Breakfast will be available. 7:30 to 10 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@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Chamber mixer

Wednesday, Dec. 18 — Take this opportunity to network and socialize, hosted by Valley College. Enjoy drinks and appetizers. Don’t forget to bring your business cards. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Valley College, 287 Aikens Center, Martinsburg. Free for Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members; $5 for nonmembers. Registration required. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeley county.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Rise and Shine

Friday, Dec. 20 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast and networking. Also, Hal Van Metre, director of Office of Attendance and Homeschool, will speak on “Berkeley County Schools Attendance Initiative.” 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 susan@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.