The Calendar for November 2018

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MARYLAND

Simple Steps for Exiting Your Business

Thursday, Nov. 1 — In this workshop, you’ll start planning for your future and the future of your business, by having a succession plan, knowing your retirement goals, and building up your future legacy. Get help evaluating your business so you are ready to take the next step when the time comes. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Technical Innovation Center, Hagerstown Community College, 20146 Scholar Drive, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagers town.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Coffee and Contacts

Friday, Nov. 2 — Join the early risers of Frederick for a light breakfast and coffee combined with networking. Sponsored by Hood College. 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Hood College, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Md. Free for Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members, $15 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickcham
ber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Learning Lunch Hour

Tuesday, Nov. 6 — Join the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members for lunch, discussion and networking. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Highway, 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, Nov. 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.

Small Business Success Virtual Conference

Thursday, Nov. 8 — This online event offers nine educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring sessions, exhibitor booths, networking chat rooms and a resource center. Hear from industry experts including Google, OnDeck, ComplyRight, Nav and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with mentors, companies and other business owners to help fuel your success. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Score webinar. Free. Call 301-766-2043 or go to www.hagerstown.score.org.

Entrepreneur Council Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

Monday, Nov. 12 — Join the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members for “The Entrepreneurial Equation” and learn strategies to help you save time, attract and retain employees, and preserve your business for yourself and your heirs. Presented by Tim Kueberth of Edward Jones Financial. There will be time for networking. Bring 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@frederickcham
ber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Leadership Techniques

Tuesday, Nov. 13 — The basic principles of preparing and delivering an effective presentation will be discussed. You will see how slides can make or break the presentation, and perhaps even learn a little about yourself and the great presenter inside of you trying to break out. 9 to 10 a.m. Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, 118 N. Market St., Suite 200, Frederick. Free. Call 240-446-6231 or 301-667-3915, email info@leadershiptechniquesllc.com or go to www.leadershiptechniquesllc.com.

Business Card Exchange

Wednesday, Nov. 14 — Join the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members for networking. Bring plenty of business cards as you will be meeting with more than 150 members of the Frederick County business community. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mad Fitness, 7450 New Technology Way, Suite C, Frederick. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Maximize Your Membership

Thursday, Nov. 15 — Get the most out of your Washington County Chamber of Commerce membership. Pick up tricks to maximize the return on your chamber investment. Whether you are new to the chamber or a longtime supporter, this event highlights ways to engage your staff and see the value of your membership. Topics that will be covered include: mastering marketing within the chamber, navigating your online profile, networking nuggets, and tracking your return on your 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.

Business After Hours

Thursday, Nov. 15 — Join the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members for socializing and networking. 5 to 7 p.m. Saunders Tax and Accounting Inc., 18710 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown. $5 for Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $15 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagers town.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

One More Customer

Tuesday, Nov. 20 — Join Washington County Chamber of Commerce members for a live webcast and networking event featuring pro football hall of famer, entrepreneur, media personality and small business advocate, Fran Tarkenton. There will be 20 minutes of coaching by Fran and his guest. A light breakfast will be provided. 7:45 to 9 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.

Savvy Managers Book Club

Wednesday, Nov. 21 — Spend your lunch hour discussing the book being read. Noon to 1 p.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.

Coffee and Connections

Wednesday, Nov. 28 — Start your day with networking. 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

Ribbon Cutting

Thursday, Nov. 1 — Join the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce members in celebrating the opening of 101 Marketplace, a bakery, accessory boutique and market, selling local products, specialty items and coffee drinks. 11 a.m. 101 Marketpklace, 101 W. Baltimore St., Greecastle. Call 717-593-0550 or email 101MarketPlacecellc@gmail.com.

Tourism ambassador certification

Tuesday, Nov. 6 — As an accredited provider, the Franklin County Visitors Bureau presents the official Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) designation on behalf of the Tourism Ambassador Institute. By becoming a CTA you’ll have the tools and knowledge necessary to create a more memorable visitor experience. 1 to 5 p.m. Holiday Inn Express, 1097 Wayne Ave., Chambersburg. $39. Call 717-552-2977, email dharmon@explorefranklincountypa.com or go to www.ctanetwork.com.

Career day

Friday, Nov. 9 — Meet students interested in working for your business at this College and Career Application Day. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Greencastle-Antrim High School, 500 Leitersburg St., Greencastle. RSVP by Friday, Oct. 19. Call 717-597-3226 ext. 10522 or email jeveretts@gcasd.org.

Chamber breakfast

Tuesday, Nov. 13 — Join the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, networking and a presentation by The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. 7:30 to 9 a.m. $15 for Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce members; $20 for nonmembers. For location and information, call 717-597-4610, email info@greencastlepachamber.org or go to www.greencastlepachamber.org.

QuickBooks seminar

Wednesday, Nov. 14 — 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.

LaunchBox fall forum

Wednesday, Nov. 14 — Penn State’s James L. Delattre, assistant vice president for research and director of the Office of Entrepreneurship and Commercialization, will lead a panel of student entrepreneurs in a discussion about how they are launching their business ideas and plans into the marketplace. 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. Wiestling Student Center, Penn State Mont Alto Campus, 1 Campus Drive, Mont Alto. Free. Call 717-749-6112, email dlc43@psu.edu or go to montalto.psu.edu/launchbox.

Chamber mixer

Thursday, Nov. 15 — Join the Greater Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce members for networking. Bring your business cards. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the business community. 5 to 7 p.m. Nicodemus Center for Ceramic Studies, 13 S. Church St., Waynesboro. RSVP. Call 717-762-7123, email chamber@waynesboro.org or go to www.waynesboro.org.

LaunchBox entrepreneur workshop

Thursday, Nov. 29 — Kristen Joy Laidig, author, entrepreneur, and owner and manager of Toy Box Gifts and Wonder, will discuss “Business marketing basics: How to get the word out about your business.” 6 to 7:30 p.m. LaunchBox, 40 N. Second St., Chambersburg. Free. Registration is required. Call 717-749-6112, email dlc43@psu.edu or go to montalto.psu.edu/launchbox.

 

WEST VIRGINIA

High School Business Symposium

Thursday, Nov. 1 — Join the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members for the opportunity to assist in facilitating thought provoking discussions with students regarding the community. Coffee will be served during registration from 8 to 8:15 a.m. Students will arrive at 8:45 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and an activity sponsored by Blue Ridge CTC at 12:15 p.m. will conclude the day. American Public University Finance Center, 393 N. Lawrence St., Charles Town. $11 for Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members; $16 for nonmembers. Call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Chamber member orientation

Thursday, Nov. 1 — Discover how the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce can help you and your business. 8 to 9 a.m. Shepherd University, Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Rise and Shine

Friday, Nov. 2 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, networking and discussion. 7:15 to 9 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. $15 for Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members; $25 for nonmembers. Registration required. Call 304-267-4841, email susan@berkeley county.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Women’s Network TED Talk Tuesday

Tuesday, Nov. 6 — Join the discussion after watching a short video on “Seven Rules for Making More Happiness.” Bring your lunch. Noon to 1 p.m. Shepherd University Martinsburg Center, Room 116, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg. RSVP. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Pivot Physical Therapy Ranson grand reopening

Thursday, Nov. 8 — Help the same great people, providing the same great services, celebrate their reopening. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Pivot Physical Therapy, 34 W. Virginia Way, Ranson. Call 304-728-9090 or go to www.pivotphysicaltherapy.com.

Women’s Network Healthy Living Group

Friday, Nov. 9 — Get motivated to reach personal goals. This is an opportunity to share tips and tricks and provide support for others striving to be healthy. This is a casual, no pressure and no judgement group. 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Comfort Inn, 1872 Edwin Miller Blvd., Martinsburg. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Chamber mixer

Tuesday, Nov. 13 — Join the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members for networking. Bring your business cards. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the business community. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jefferson County Development Authority, 1948 Wiltshire Road, No. 4, Kearneysville. RSVP. Call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Women’s Network Wellness Series

Wednesday, Nov. 14 — Join the Women’s Network of Martinsburg-Berkeley County and Jefferson County chambers of commerce for lunch, networking and discussion. Jon Dieches Ph.D., Supervised Psychologist, Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow, WVU Medicine Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Health, University Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, will talk about “The Psychology of Eating.” Bring your lunch. Noon to 1 p.m. Shepherd University Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg. Free. Registration is required. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeley county.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Chamber business seminar

Thursday, Nov. 15 — Join the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members and Blue Ridge Community and Technical College representatives for this learning experience. 9 to 11:30 a.m. The Inn at Charles Town, 100 Hollywood Drive, Charles Town. RSVP. For more information, call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Rise and Shine

Friday, Nov. 16 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, networking and discussion. 7:15 to 9 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. $15 for Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members; $25 for nonmembers. Registration required. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycoun ty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

News @ Noon

Wednesday, Nov. 28 — Keep up with all that is going on in the community. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. Registration required. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Chamber mixer

Wednesday, Nov. 28 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members for networking. Bring your business cards. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the business community. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Bechdel Jewelers, 8064 Winchester Ave., Inwood. Free for Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members; $5 for non-members. RSVP. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Rise and Shine

Friday, Nov. 30 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, networking and discussion. 7:15 to 9 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. $15 for Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members; $25 for nonmembers. Registration required. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeley county.org.