The calendar for May 2019

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MARYLAND

Post-Legislative Forum

Wednesday, May 1 — Legislation update. 7 to 9 a.m. Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Hwy., 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, May 3 — Light breakfast and coffee, plus networking. This month sponsored by DUO Media Productions. 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sam’s Club, 5604 Buckeystown Pike, 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.

Ribbon cutting, open house

Friday, May 3 — Help celebrate. 3 to 7 p.m.; ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. Winsupply, 600 S. Market St., Frederick. Call 301-682-2111.

Ribbon cutting

Saturday, May 4 — Ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Integrity Homes, 1609 Tydings Park Road, Frederick. Call 202-744-8204.

Employment Laws

Monday, May 6 —  Learn what you need to do to stay in compliance. 8 to 9:30 a.m. Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, 118 N. Market St., Suite 200, Frederick. Free for Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members, $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

National Small Business Week two-day virtual conference

Tuesday, May 7, and Wednesday, May 8 — Join this live online conference to learn new business strategies, meet other business owners, and chat with industry experts. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Webinar. Free. Call 301-766-2043 or go to www.hagerstown.score.org.

Learning Lunch Hour

Tuesday, May 7 — 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, May 8 — 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.

Ribbon cutting

Thursday, May 9 — Ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. Right at Home, 340 E. Patrick St., Suite 103, Frederick. Call 301-696-1122.

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

Monday, May 13 — 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.

Savvy Managers Book Club

Wednesday, May 15 — Washington County Chamber of Commerce members discuss “In Defense of Troublemakers: The Power of Dissent in Life and Business,” by Charlan Nemeth. 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.

Maximize Your Membership

Thursday, May 16 — 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

Thursday, May 16 — Learn about Instagram. It’s more than just pretty pictures. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, 118 N. Market St., Suite 200, Frederick. $5 for Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members, $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

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

Thursday, May 16 — Washington County Chamber of Commerce business and social hour. 5 to 7 p.m. Meritus Health, 11116 Medical Campus Road, 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.

Ribbon cutting

Friday, May 17 — Ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Overhead Door Company of Frederick, 1500 Bowmans Farm Road, Frederick. Call 301-937-1800.

Chamber Centennial Bash

Saturday, May 18 — Help celebrate Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s 100 years in operation. 5 to 11 p.m. Rider Jet Center Inc., 18421 Henson Blvd., Hagerstown. $60 for individual; $100 for two. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

One More Customer

Tuesday, May 21 — 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.

Coffee and Connections with Lesley Whalley

Wednesday, May 22 — 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.

Leadership Techniques Chamber Series

Wednesday, May 22 — Learn how to build and maintain a high-performance team. 9 to 10 a.m. Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, 118 N. Market St., Suite 200, Frederick. Free. Registration is required. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Business Card Exchange

Wednesday, May 22 — Join the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members for the May 2019 Business Card Exchange hosted by St. John Properties. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Triple Crown Construction, 5115 Pegasus Court, Suite D, Frederick. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

WBN 12th annual Business Showcase

Thursday, May 23 — Join the Women’s Business Network for an afternoon of networking, building relationships, learning, supporting and shopping. 5 to 7 p.m. Clarion Inn, 5400 Holiday Drive, Frederick. Free. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

WBN After Work Social

Tuesday, May 28 — Join the Women’s Business Network for socializing and networking. 5 to 7 p.m. BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, 5616 Spectrum Drive, Frederick. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

PENNSYLVANIA

Ribbon cutting

Wednesday, May 1 — Join the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce members at the ribbon cutting at the new Paragon Engineering Services Inc. 3 to 3:30 p.m. Paragon Engineering Services Inc., 550 Cleveland Ave., Suite 204, Chambersburg. Call 717-264-7101, email chamber@chambersburg.org or go to www.chambersburg.org.

Chamber Mixer

Thursday, May 2 — Plan to attend this Cinco De Mayo Regional Fiesta Mixer for networking and socializing. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Volvo CE, 200 Rowe Road, Shippensburg. RSVP. Call 717-532-5509, email chamber@shippensburg.org or go to www.shippensburg.org.

Creating a Prospecting Plan and Leveraging LinkedIn

Thursday, May 9 — Participants will learn how to categorize their prospects, then build action plans with Linkedin. 8:30 a.m. to noon. 1600 Sixth Ave., York. $329. Call 717-264-7101, email marybeth.staub@sandler.com or go to www.getano.sandler.com.

Leadership Franklin County Community Graduation 2019

Thursday, May 9 — Celebrate with the Leadership Franklin County Community graduating class of 2018-2019. 5 to 8 p.m. 11/30 Visitors Center, Franklin County Visitors Bureau, 15 S. Main St., Chambersburg. $20. RSVP. Call 717-264-7101, email gharriger@chambersburg.org or go to www.chambersburg.org.

Ribbon cutting

Friday, May 10 — Help the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce members celebrate the opening of Your Hometown Real Estate. Noon to 12:30 p.m. 564 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg. Call 717-264-7101, email chamber@chambersburg.org or go to www.chambersburg.org.

QuickBooks Seminar

Wednesday, May 15 — Training course presented by Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors. 9 a.m. to noon. Schultheiss and Associates, 720 Norland Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. $129. Call 717-267-2100, email jds@schultheisscpa.com or go to www.schultheisscpa.com

Chamber Breakfast

Thursday, May 16 — Breakfast, socializing and networking with Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce members. Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry President Gene Barr will be the featured speaker. 7:30 to 10 a.m. Sponsor and venue to be determined. Call 717-597-4610, email info@greencastlepachamber.org or go to www.greencastlepachamber.org.

WEST VIRGINIA

Miniature golf tournament

Thursday, May 2 — Come play miniature golf at the 11th annual Puttin’ for Panhandle Home Health tournament. There will be raffles, a silent auction, food and prizes. 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jay Dee’s Family Fun Center, 2332 Henshaw Road, Inwood, W.Va. Call 304-263-5680 ext. 122 or go to www.PanhandleHomeHealth.org.

Legislative recap

Thursday, May 2 — Legislation update. Noon to 2 p.m. Epic Buffet at Hollywood Casino, 750 Hollywood Drive, Charles Town. RSVP. Call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Rise and Shine

Friday, May 3 — 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.

Member orientation

Friday, May 3 — Learn what the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce has to offer. 8 to 9 a.m. Tate House, 201 E. Washington St., Charles Town. Call 304-725-2055, email kimm@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Ribbon cutting

Saturday, May 4 — Join the celebration. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Cornerstone Landscape Supply, 154 Wolfcraft Way, Charles Town. Call 304-725-2055, email kimm@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Women’s Network Legendary Leadership

Tuesday, May 7 — The Women’s Network workshop will focus on concepts from Stephen R. Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” 5 to 6:30 p.m. Serenity Day Spa, 183 Monroe St., Martinsburg. Register in advance. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Golf classic

Thursday, May 9 — Plan to play golf for the Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department/John D. Lowe Jr. 29th Annual Golf Classic to benefit the Sherpherdstown Volunteer Fire Department. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Club at Cress Creek, 100 Cress Creek Drive, Shepherdstown. $100 for single player. Call 304-262-0336.

Professional development seminar

Friday, May 10 — Learn how you can brand your business on a shoestring budget at this “Growing your business, one click at a time” workshop. 8 to 10 a.m. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, 13650 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg. Register in advance. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Chamber mixer

Tuesday, May 14 — Join Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members for light refreshments and networking, hosted by Sislers Stone. 4 to 7 p.m. Sislers Stone West, 165 Bradstone Lane, Harpers Ferry. Call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Chamber mixer

Wednesday, May 15 — Join Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members for light refreshments and networking, hosted by Sign Here. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sign Here, 345 E. Antietam St., Martinsburg. Register in advance. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Knowledge management workshop

Thursday, May 16 — This workshop will address the concern of knowledge loss and strategies to improve knowledge retention. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shepherd University Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg. $195. Call 304-876-5135 or email krice@shepherd.edu.

Rise and Shine

Friday, May 17 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, networking and a presentation. 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@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

News@Noon

Wednesday, May 22 — Find out the latest in the business community, while enjoying lunch. 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Chamber mixer

Thursday, May 30 — Network and socialize, hosted by CNB Bank, 101 S. Washington St., Berkeley Springs. For more details, call 304-258-3738, email chamber@berkeleysprings.com or go to www.berkeleyspringschamber.com.