State of the County
Feb. 7 — State of the County breakfast meeting featuring the Washington County Board of Commissioners. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. $15 for members of the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce; $20 for nonmembers and registrations received after Feb. 2. Call 301-739-2015, send an email to email@example.com or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Learning Lunch Hour
Feb. 7 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Learning Lunch Hour. Denny Hartman, adjunct professor at Hagerstown Community College, will discuss how to be a more effective manager and increase staff productivity. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears restaurant, downstairs, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Lunch costs $12, but program is free. Call 301-739-2015, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Profit Partners breakfast
Feb. 7 — The Hagerstown Tuesday Breakfast Profit Partners group meets every Tuesday. 8 to 9:30 a.m. Bob Evans, 1721 Dual Highway, east of Hagerstown. Sponsored by Business Networking International, a referral-based marketing group. To attend, call Pam Green at 301-639-3214.
Job search basics
Feb. 8 — Learn tips for how to approach a job search, how to get organized and where to find job leads. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.
Eastern Panhandle Society of Human Resource Management
Feb. 8 — Eastern Panhandle Society of Human Resource Management’s monthly membership meeting. Susan Snowden, a shareholder in the law firm Martin & Seibert L.C., will discuss employment law with an emphasis on the West Virginia wage and hour law. 8:30 a.m., breakfast and networking; 8:45 to 10 a.m., meeting. Blue Ridge Community & Technical College Tech Center, room T32, Berkeley Business Park, 5500 Winchester Ave., Inwood, W.Va. $20 for nonmembers. Includes breakfast. RSVP to Vicki Shean at email@example.com by Feb. 3.
Small-business workshop series
Feb. 9 — SCORE’s small-business workshop series on “Simple Steps to Growing Your Business.” 5 to 8 p.m. Continues Feb. 16. Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $36 per session. To register or for more information, call 240-500-2236 or go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned.
Professionals Networking Together
Feb. 9 — PNT2, or Professionals Networking Together. 7:30 to 9 a.m. The Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84 on Lappans Road in Williamsport. The group also will meet Feb. 16 and 23. The group is looking for professionals who want to grow their business through networking. Spots open are for a mortgage lender, Realtor, fitness trainer, event planner and commercial insurance. For more information, call Jan Colbert at 304-267-6639 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Become a State Farm agent
Feb. 9 — Information on how to become a State Farm agent. 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Purple Iris, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. To RSVP, call Cynthia Coburn at 304-673-5228 or send an email to email@example.com.
ABC networking event
Feb. 9 — Cumberland Valley Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors’ networking event. 5 to 7 p.m. Brechbill & Helman Construction Co., 1115 Sheller Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Registration required. Call 301-739-1190 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internet job searches