The Calendar – April 2019

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MARYLAND

Learning Lunch Hour

Tuesday, April 2 — Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s lunch, discussion and networking. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Hwy., 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, April 3 — Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s 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.

Coffee and Contacts

Friday, April 5 — Light breakfast and coffee, plus networking. This month sponsored by DUO Media Productions. 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, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Entrepreneur Council Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

Monday, April 8 — Join the Entrepreneur Council of Frederick County for lunch, networking and discussion. 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.

Public Safety Awards Breakfast

Tuesday, April 9 — The public safety awards will honor the law enforcement, fire and rescue, and emergency service professionals protecting Frederick County. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 8 to 10 a.m. Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company, 1500 Volunteer Drive, Brunswick. For more information, call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Women and Leadership book discussion: ‘Dare to Lead’

Thursday, April 11 — Join Julie Gaver Discovery and the Mustache Mesa Podcast girls as they co-host a book discussion on Brene Brown’s latest best seller, “Dare to Lead.” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tenth Ward Distilling, 55 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Call 301-662-4164, email info@fred erickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

One More Customer

Tuesday, April 16 — Get together with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members for this webcast and networking event, featuring Fran Tarkenton and his guest. 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.hag erstown.org.

Savvy Branding Strategies to Build Your Customer Base

Tuesday, April 16 — In this web- inar, Ashley Kimlinger and Sonia Mansfield of Deluxe Corp. will share expert advice on how to get started on creating a brand with impact. 1 to 2 p.m. Webinar. Call 301-766-2043 or go to www.hagerstown.score.org.

Savvy Managers Book Club

Wednesday, April 17 — Washington County Chamber of Commerce members discuss “The Right and Wrong Stuff: How Brilliant Careers Are Made and Unmade,” by Carter Cast. Led by Harry Sachs of the Washington County Free Library. 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.

Business Card Exchange

Wednesday, April 17 — Join the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members for the April 2019 Business Card Exchange hosted by New Spire Arts. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. New Spire Arts, 115 E. Church St., Frederick. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Maximize Your Membership

Thursday, April 18 — 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.

Instagram: It’s More Than Just Pretty Pictures

Thursday, April 18 — Learn how Instagram works, what types of posts you can and should be creating, and how to create a strategy that is right for your business. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, 118 N. Market St., Suite 200, Frederick. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

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

Thursday, April 18 — Washington County Chamber of Commerce business and social hour. 5 to 7 p.m. Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, 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.

Marketing to grow business

Friday, April 19 — “Marketing More for Less: 10 Tactics to Get the Growth You Want from the Resources You Have.” This recorded webinar shares 10 low-cost techniques for gaining customers and increasing profits. 1 to 2 p.m. Webinar. Call 301-766-2043 or go to www.hagerstown.score.org.

Coffee and Connections

Wednesday, April 24 — 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.

Teacher of the Year Banquet

Wednesday, April 24 — Plan to attend this banquet honoring teachers. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club Inc., 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $55. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hag erstown.org.

Washington County Chamber Centennial Culture & Cocktails

Friday, April 26 — This is a lecture program on the history of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce. President Paul Frey will be sharing stories of the chamber’s accomplishments over the last century. For ages 21 and older. 6 to 8 p.m. Miller House Museum, 135 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Glow Fore Home golf tourney

Friday, April 26 — This 9-hole, par 3, glow-in-the-dark tournament raises funds for Habitat for Humanity in Frederick County. For ages 21 and older. 7 p.m. Holly Hills Country Club, 5502 Mussetter Road, Ijamsville. $300 for foursome; $150 for pair; $10 per putt putt golfer. Registration includes entry fees, carts, one drink ticket per player and glow-in-the-dark golf balls for all players. Call 301-698-2449, ext. 3, email beth any.miller@frederickhabitat.org or go to www.frederickhabitat.org.

PENNSYLVANIA

2019 annual Chamber
Awards Breakfast

Thursday, April 4 — The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce will honor several members for their accomplishments in 2018. Featured speaker, Tom O’Connor, president of Leg Up Farm, will speak following the awards presentation. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 7 to 9 a.m. Chambersburg Country Club, 3646 Scotland Road, Chambersburg. $25 for Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce members; $30 for nonmembers. Call 717-264-7101, email lkennedy@chambersburg.org or go to www.chambersburg.org.

Third annual Steak and Burger Benefit Dinner

Tuesday, April 9 — This Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce event will include dinner by The Butcher Shoppe, a live and silent auction, raffle drawing, club speakers, beer/wine, music and more. Sponsorships are available. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Grant Street Loft, 227 Grant St., Chambersburg. $50 per ticket. Call 717-264-7101, email chamber@chambersburg.org or go to www.chambersburg.org.

Sip and Savor: Fire and Ice fundraising event

Saturday, April 13 — This formal evening event, organized by the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, will include a four-course dinner paired with wines crafted by local wineries in south-central Pennsylvania.  Presented by The Shook Rehabilitation and Wellness Center. Sponsorships are available. 5:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Orchards Restaurant, 1580 Orchard Drive, Chambersburg. $95 per person. Registration deadline is Monday, April 1. RSVP. Call 717-264-7101, email jblack@chambersburg.org or go to www.chambersburg.org.

Chamber Breakfast

Thursday, April 18 — Breakfast, socializing and networking with Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce members. Second of a two-part series with Randy Scott, owner and operator of Chick-fil-A in Hagerstown. Sponsored by F&M Trust. 7:30 to 10 a.m. B Street 104 Restaurant & Pub, 104 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle. $25 for Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce members; $35 for nonmembers. Call 717-597-4610, email info@greencastlepachamber.org or go to www.greencastlepachamber.org.

Mont Alto LaunchBox workshop

Thursday, April 25 — The Mont Alto LaunchBox will offer a workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs: “So you have an idea for a business, now what?” presented by Kathryn Gratton, SCORE Four State Chapter Chair. For more information, call 717-749-6061, email dlc43@psu.edu or go to montalto.psu.edu/launchbox.

She Leads — Leadership Training for Women

Saturday, April 27 — Join national speaker, author and leadership coach Jenni Catron for this one-day event. This is a training event to help women understand and implement their passions and exemplify a servant leader’s attitude with those they equip to carry out a shared vision. 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grand Point Church, 2230 Grand Point Road, Chambersburg. $79. Call 610-216-2730, email cstine@grandpoint.church or go to moreofhimminis tries.org/she-leads-april-27-2019/.

WEST VIRGINIA

Member orientation

Wednesday, April 3 — Learn what the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce has to offer. 7:45 to 9 a.m. Shepherd University Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeley county.org or go to www.berkeley county.org.

Rise and Shine

Friday, April 5 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, networking and a presentation. 7:15 to 9 a.m. The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester 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.

News@Noon

Tuesday, April 9 — Find out the latest in the business community, while enjoying lunch. 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Chamber mixer

Tuesday, April 9 — Join Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members for light refreshments and networking, hosted by WVU Medicine — Jefferson Medical Center. 5 to 6:30 p.m. WVU Medicine — Jefferson Medical Center, 300 S. Preston St., Ranson. Call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jefferson countywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Women’s Network
9th annual conference

Thursday, April 11 — The Women’s Network conference will focus on concepts from Stephen R. Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” Sponsorships and expo tables are available. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. $65 for Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members; $90 for nonmembers. Register in advance. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Chamber mixer

Wednesday, April 17 — Network and socialize, hosted by Airborne Church. Enjoy drinks and appetizers. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Airborne Church, 172 Creative Place, 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.berkeley county.org.

Spring into Success

Thursday, April 18 — This Shepherd University in Martinsburg event will show how degree completion could blossom your career. Noon to 5:30 p.m. Shepherd University Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg. Call 304-263-3303 or go to www.MartinsburgCenter.info.

2019 Legislative Wrap-Up

Tuesday, April 23 — Find out all about the 2019 legislative session. 7:30 to 10 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Administrative professionals luncheon

Wednesday, April 24 — Take your assistants to lunch and let them know how much they are appreciated. Noon to 1:30 p.m. The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg. Register in advance. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Annual Right Hand’s Day

Thursday, April 25 — Join the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members at this luncheon honoring administrative professionals. Noon to 2 p.m. The Bavarian Inn, 164 Shepherd Grade Road, Shepherdstown. Call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncounty wvchamber.org or go to www.jeffer soncountywvchamber.org.

10th annual Chamber
Golf Classic

Monday, April 29 — Join the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members for golf. Proceeds from this event fund chamber events such as the public service banquet, the new teachers’ luncheon, the Jefferson County Schools’ high school business symposium and the chamber annual high school scholarships. 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The Club at Cress Creek, 100 Cress Creek Drive, Shepherdstown. For more information, call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncounty wvchamber.org or go to www.jeffer soncountywvchamber.org.