Archive for December 14th, 2017

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards $6,000 in Scholarships and Raises Another $27,250

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 14, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is proud of its Montgomery College Scholarship Program. Our local economy relies on an educated workforce. The Chamber Scholarship provides financial assistance to Montgomery College students pursuing higher education. Each year, with the help of its donors, the Chamber awards students Montgomery College Scholarships at its Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. On the evening of December 7, not only did the GGCC award three students a scholarship, it marked a major milestone in the Chamber’s history. Heading into the evening, the Chamber had raised $148,000 for…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Young Professionals Support Family Services, Inc.

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 13, 2017) – When they’re not working, networking, or socializing, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) young professionals are raising money & engaging with many community non-profits in a number of ways. The GGCC Young Professionals Group raised $130 at its Holiday Happy Hour on December 12 for Family Services, Inc.. “It’s incredibly rewarding to be able to raise money for such a worthy cause. Family Services helps so many people in the local area, and our young professionals group saw this as an opportunity to give something back,” said PJ Horan, Founder & President, JCH…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 2018 Board of Directors Inducted

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 13, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce its 2018 Board of Directors. They are the leaders of the business community. “We have a great Board and I’m looking forward to a new year”, said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / CEO. The board was inducted on Thursday, December 7, 2017.The ceremony was conducted by Jud Ashman, City of Gaithersburg Mayor, at the Hilton, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. As a board member, they are assuming considerable responsibility for the smooth functioning of the chamber board of directors and the…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards the 5th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 13, 20178) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Brett Rough, Senior Account Executive at Aerotek, as the recipient of the 5th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award (YPG) at their Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Ed Cooper, Total Wine & More’s Vice President of Public Affairs & Community Relations. Total Wine & More was the sponsor of this year’s Young Professional of the Year award. “It’s great to see the next generation of business professionals become leaders in their own right. Not only is Brett great at what he…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Announces the 11th Annual Small Business of the Year Recipient

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 12, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Crown Trophy Gaithersburg as the recipient of the 11th Annual Small Business of the Year Award (SBY) on December 7, 2017 as a part of their Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Eric Myers with M&T Bank. “The Crown Trophy story is a great small business story. It is a story of hard work, dedication, and a family coming together to create a business. We are honored to recognize Martin and his team for their efforts,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President /CEO. The…

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