Job center orientation

March 5 — Learn about the job center and its services. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.

Résumé review

March 6 to 8 — Résumé review with a certified professional résumé writer. Participants need to bring a current résumé and be enrolled in Maryland’s Workforce Exchange. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Enroll at

Marketing series

March 6 — Power Marketing’s Unleash the Power 20th anniversary marketing series kicks off with author/speaker Mark Stevens. Registration, 8 a.m.; program, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. Series begins March 20 with “Your Brain on Marketing” and continues April 3 with “SEO and the New Power of Words”; April 17, “Secrets Behind Social Media”; and “May 1, “Build a Killer website.” Registration for series, 8 a.m.; programs, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Homewood Suites by Hilton, 1650 Pullman Lane, Hagerstown. Cost for kickoff event only is $79; kickoff plus all four series sessions, $174; four-part series only, $120. Go to

State of the City

March 6 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s State of the City with Mayor Robert E. Bruchey II and the City Council. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Applause Caterers, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $15 for members; $20 for nonmembers. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100; send an email to; or go to

Young Professionals

March 7 — Hagerstown Young Professionals meeting. James F. Kercheval, executive director of the Greater Hagerstown Committee, will speak. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Bulls & Bears restaurant, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-665-9038.

Legislative luncheon

March 8 — The Greater Waynesboro, Greater Chambersburg, Greencastle-Antrim, Shippensburg Area and Tuscarora Area Chambers of Commerce will host a legislative luncheon with Barry J. Schooch, secretary of transportation for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. John Allison Public House, 104 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, Pa. $20.

Lunch and Learn

March 8 — Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch and Learn on “Demystifying Quick Response Codes,” a method for connecting prospects and clients to businesses on the Web. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Light lunch provided. Call 717-264-7101.

Professionals Networking Together

March 8 — PNT2, or Professionals Networking Together, will meet. 7:30 to 9 a.m. The Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84, Lappans Road, Williamsport. Seats are available for mortgage lenders, Realtors, commercial insurance and accountants. Call Jan Colbert at 304-267-6639 or send an email to

Home show

March 9 to 11 — 17th annual home show, Martinsburg Mall, 800 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. March 9 and 10, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; March 11, noon to 6 p.m. Call the Eastern Panhandle Home Builders Association at 304-267-4710, send an email to or go to

Job search basics

March 12 — Learn how to approach your job search. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Enroll at

The Learning Lunch Hour

March 13 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s Learning Lunch Hour. Carol Corwell-Martin, a retired Washington County Public Schools supervisor, administrator and teacher, will discuss “Building Conversation Muscles.” 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears restaurant, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown.  Free, but lunch costs $12. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100;send an email to; or go to

Disability services

March 13 — The Division of Rehabilitation Services at the Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. 10 a.m. to noon. Call 301-791-4760.

Fort Detrick webinar

March 15 — This training presentation from the Fort Detrick Business Development Office titled  "Teaming Essentials: What PRIMES Really Want," will provide information that focuses on the importance of key Teaming concepts, in addition to positioning your company as a valued sub contract partner to Prime vendors. The webinar will run from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. To register, go to

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