Business calendar

Mock interviews

Wednesday, May 24 — This is an opportunity to practice for an interview and receive feedback. To participate you must have attended the Interviewing Tips workshop. By appointment only. Washington County One-Stop Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8200; email dlwdalhagerstown-dllr@maryland.gov or go to www.dllr.state.md.us/county/west/.

Small business, veterans information session

Wednesday, May 24 — Programs and services that can help with the development and growth of your small business will be showcased. This event will feature representatives from federal, state, and local government agencies who will provide you with timely information and assistance. Find out about small business resources in your community. Meet face to face with representatives in a friendly environment. Get connected and grow your business. Learn what resources are available to veterans. Hosted by SCORE of Hagerstown. 9:30 a.m. to noon. BuroBox, 60 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-766-2043; email help@score.org or go to hagerstown.score.org.

Marketing webinar

Thursday, May 25 — Most global organizations develop their marketing departments to maximize reach and frequency and then describe the value of its products and services. This is a failed model. What if your marketing could create such a value for your consumers that it begins to pay for itself? In this entertaining presentation, Content Marketing Institute founder Joe Pulizzi will detail how you can transform your marketing organization into a true profit center. You’ll learn how to: Create valuable subscribers that opt-in to your content; develop a content destination as an asset for the organization; monetize the content asset and generate direct and indirect revenues; and take the steps necessary to start this change in your company. 1 to 2 p.m. SCORE webinar. Free. Call 301-766-2043; email help@score.org or go to hagerstown.score.org.

Wills and estate planning seminar

Tuesday, May 30 — The Community Foundation of Washington County will hold a wills and estate planning seminar with Attorney Jeanne Singer, CPA, JD. 5 to 6 p.m. Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive, Cascade. Free. Call 301-745-5210 or email allys@cfwcmd.org.

Hub City REIA meeting

Thursday, June 1 — If you are looking for a local real estate club to gain knowledge, network with investors and other like-minded individuals, and ultimately build your wealth and financial freedom then attend this meeting. Beginners and seasoned investors are welcome. 6 to 9 p.m. Courtyard Marriott, 17270 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown. Free for Hub City REIA members; $20 for non-members. Call 240-310-2792, email organizer@hubcityreia.com or go to HubCityREIA.com.

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 www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned/areas/living/mind-body/courses.

Small business 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 four 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 help@score.org or go to hagerstown.score.org.

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