Calendar for July 2019

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MARYLAND

Lunch Exchange

Tuesday, July 9 — Attend one of Frederick County Chamber of Commerce’s most popular events. Imagine networking in the fashion of “speed-dating.” At this event, you’ll meet 39 other people and make some great business connections. Hone your one-minute speech about you and your business. Plan to arrive a few moments early to check in at the registration table for your name badge and table assignment. After networking and lunch, take a tour of the facility. Renaissance Chef will be catering lunch, which will be served buffet style. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mount St. Mary’s University, 5350 Spectrum Drive, Frederick. $25 for Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members; $35 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickcham ber.org or go to www.freder ickchamber.org.

Grant Writing Intensive
Two-Day Bootcamp

Thursday, July 11, and Friday, July 12 — This is a two-day interactive learning and grant writing program that takes you step-by-step through the process of preparing a foundation grant proposal in support of your organization. Learn through lecture, individual writing, peer reviews and one-on-one support from a facilitator who is a professional grant writer. This program is intended for the founders, executive directors, development staff or designated volunteer, including a board member, who works on fundraising in your organization. Bring a laptop. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Federated Charities, 22 S. Market St., Frederick. $295. Space is limited. Registration is required. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickcham ber.org or go to www.freder ickchamber.org.

29th annual Commerce Cup Golf Tournament

Friday, July 12 — Join the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members for this business community tradition. Spherion presents the 29th Annual Commerce Cup. There will be 18 holes of golf (with cart), food, soft drinks, water and beer, silent auction prizes and plenty of raffle items and door prizes. Sponsorships are available. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fountain Head Country Club Inc., 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. Cost for individual golfer is $150. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Coffee and Contacts

Friday, July 12 — Join the early risers of Frederick for a light breakfast and coffee combined with networking. 7:30 to 9 a.m. United Steam Fire Engine Company No. 3, 79 S. Market St., Frederick. Call 301-662-4164 ext. 210, email cbutler@frederick chamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Entrepreneur Council
Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

Monday, July 15 — Join the Entrepreneur Council of Frederick County for lunch, networking and discussion. Don’t forget to bring your business cards and 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@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

One More Customer

Tuesday, July 16 — Get together with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members for this webcast and networking event, featuring Fran Tarkenton and his guest. Each event is focused on business owners’ and entrepreneurs’ real, everyday needs and gives you practical advice. 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.hagerstown.org.

Business Card Exchange

Wednesday, July 17 — Join the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members for the July 2019 Business Card Exchange. This will be an evening of networking and fun. Bring plenty of business cards as you’ll be meeting with more than 150 members of the Frederick County business community. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 301-662-4164 ext. 210, email cbutler@frederick chamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Maximize Your Membership

Thursday, July 18 — 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.

Social Media Workshop: Content Creating Class

Thursday, July 18 — Reach your audience in a way that is engaging and effective. There will be time for networking before the presentation. Bring your lunch. 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. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

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

Thursday, July 18 — Bring your business cards and join the Washington County Chamber of Commerce members at this business and social hour. 5 to 7 p.m. Ameriserv Financial Bank, 12806 Shank Farm Way, 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.

ABC CVC Golf Outing

Friday, July 19 — Join Associated Builders and Contractors, Cumberland Valley Chapter  for a day of golf to benefit the construction apprenticeship and craft training programs. Registration includes: Opportunity drawings, prizes for top teams, breakfast and lunch, gifts for every golfer, longest drive, closest to the hole and hole-in-one contests. Mulligans and powerballs are available for purchase, limit two per golfer. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Black Rock Golf Course, 20025 Mount Aetna Road, Hagerstown. $115 per golfer. Call 301-739-1190, email emily@abccvc.com or go to www.abccvc.com.

Multi-generational
workforce presentation

Friday, July 19 — In most organizations, there are four distinct generations working together. These generations tend to have different work philosophies, work styles and preferred ways of communicating. How can you effectively manage these differences and create a cohesive team? In this session, the characteristics of each generation will be discussed and how you can engage and motivate a diverse workforce. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, 118 N. Market St., Suite 200, Frederick. Free for Frederick County Chamber of Commerce members; $10 for nonmembers. For more information, call 301-662-4164, email info@frederick chamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

Balancing Priorities, Effective Time Management

Tuesday, July 23 — Discover effective and actionable time management techniques that you can apply immediately. 9 to 10 a.m. Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, 118 N. Market St., Suite 200, Frederick. Free. Registration required. Call 301-667-3915, email info@leadershiptechniquesllc.com or go to www.leadershiptechniquesllc.com/chamber-series/.

Coffee and Connections

Wednesday, July 24 — Start your day with a little morning networking with artist Tom Renner. This is a great way to not only connect with fellow business professionals, but also to touch base on ways you can benefit from your membership. 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

Growing in Your Ability to Positively Influence Others

Thursday, July 11 — Learn factors that impact your ability to positively influence others. Noon to 1 p.m. Corpus Christi Parish Center, Side B, 320 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg. Call 717-414-6064, email randy.j.wilson@gmail.com or go to www.johncmax wellgroup.com.

QuickBooks Seminar

Wednesday, July 17 — 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.

Chamber Breakfast

Thursday, July 18 — Have breakfast, socialize and network with the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce members. Bring your business cards. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Venue to be determined. $25 for Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce members; $35 for nonmembers. For more information, call 717-597-4610, email info@greencastlepachamber.org or go to www.greencastlepachamber.org.

WEST VIRGINIA

Chamber mixer

Tuesday, July 9 — Join Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members for light refreshments and networking, hosted by Next Generation HR Solutions and Your Books Accounting. Bring your business cards. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Next Generation HR Solutions and Your Books Accounting, 309 Monticello Drive, Charles Town. Call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jefferson countywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywv chamber.org.

Rise and Shine

Friday, July 12 — 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@berkeley county.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

4th annual Blue Jean Ball

Saturday, July 13 — Denim, dinner and a night of entertainment to support local programs of the Children’s Home Society of West Virginia. There will be silent and live auction items, food by Hollywood Casino and more. Sponsorships are available. 6 to 10 p.m. Hollywood Ballroom, 750 Hollywood Drive, Charles Town. $50 for Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce members; $55 for nonmembers. Call 304-725-2055, email kimm@jefferson countywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywv chamber.org.

Chamber mixer

Wednesday, July 17 — Take this opportunity to network and socialize, hosted by Orsini’s Appliance Sales. Enjoy drinks and appetizers. Don’t forget to bring your business cards. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Orsini’s Appliances, 360 Hack Wilson Way, Martinsburg. Free for Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce members; $5 for nonmembers. Registration required. Call 304-267-4841, email cham ber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Rise and Shine

Friday, July 26 — 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@berkeley county.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

News@Noon

Wednesday, July 31 — 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.