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Mock interviews Tuesday, Dec. 20 — Washington County One-Stop Job Center’s simulation of real interviews provides participants an opportunity to practice for an interview and receive feedback. You must have completed the Interviewing Tips workshop in Maryland’s Workforce Exchange to take advantage of this service. By appointment only. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, Elizabeth Hager Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. To register, call 301-393-8200, send an email to dlwdalhagerstown-dllr@maryland.gov or go to www.dllr.state.md.us/county/west/. Résumé review Wednesday, Dec. 21 — Washington County One-Stop Job Center’s certified professional résumé writer will review your résumé and give you suggestions to […]

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Business Briefs – Dec. 18

d’Vinci Interactive The National Library of Medicine awarded d’Vinci Interactive an eLearning and assessment grant as part of its ongoing AIDS Community Information Outreach Program. As one of eight funded projects for 2016, d’Vinci will create an interactive eLearning course and assessment in partnership with POZ, a print and online information source for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. The interactive course will be based on POZ Basics materials and will be incorporated in the POZ website as well as other online sites. The eLearning course and assessment will complement POZ’s daily news, treatment updates, personal profiles, investigative features, […]

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Business People – Dec. 4

Ocker & Associates FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. — Certified public accountants Michael Ocker, Nina Thiessen and Sharleen Fazzolari of Ocker & Associates PC recently attended a full-day Construction Industry Conference organized by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The conference focused on accounting practices and management techniques that maximize profit and minimize financial risks in the construction industry. Ocker & Associates specializes in accounting, payroll, consulting and tax preparation for businesses and individuals. Star Community Jami Geary-Mullendore of Boonsboro has been elected to the board of directors at Star Community of Hagerstown. She is a corporate officer for AdvantEdge Marketing Services, […]

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Woman’s love of photography began with a Polaroid camera

Name of business: Renee Crabtree Photography Owner: Renee Crabtree Address: 5 E. Salisbury St., Williamsport, MD 21795 Opening date: Nov. 13 Products and services: Portrait photography Target market: Upcoming high school seniors and preteens/teens (ages 10-15) and their families who are looking for natural, personal and unique portraits. How did you get into your business, and what motivated you to start it?: I have had a love for the art of photography since I was a child and got my first camera, a Polaroid, at the age of 7. I also discovered at an early age that I had an […]

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Business Briefs – Dec. 4

T&C Greenhouse T&C Greenhouse on Leitersburg Pike north of Hagerstown is celebrating 28 years in business. The greenhouse has been owned since its opening by Cindy Chirdon. Rice Tire FREDERICK, Md. — Rice Tire, a third-generation, family-owned independent tire dealer, is celebrating 60 years in business. The company has 10 locations throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. Rice Tire has operated in Hagerstown since 2005. The location on Business Parkway has 14 employees. JPL Integrated Communications JPL Integrated Communications Inc. will merge its learning solutions business into its d’Vinci Interactive subsidiary, creating a stronger market presence with […]

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Business calendar

Christmas social Monday, Dec. 5 — Attend the Hagerstown Business and Professional Women’s annual Christmas social. Entertainment for the evening will be the singing group 2nd Chance. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6. Entertainment will begin at 7. Ramada Plaza Hagerstown, Cumberland Room, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. $17. RSVP. Call 301-302-8237 or send an email to sandy@ksinnc.com. Pre-legislative forum Tuesday, Dec. 6 — Have breakfast with the Maryland state delegation and share your business concerns. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $15 for Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; […]

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