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You Don’t Need a Parachute to Skydive in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 14, 2018) – You can now take flight in Montgomery County, a skydive flight that is. As many drivers along I-270 might have already noticed, iFLY recently opened its doors to a brand-new facility in Gaithersburg at 9318 Gaither Road. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported iFLY Montgomery and celebrated the grand opening of their Gaithersburg location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. iFLY is the simulation of true freefall conditions in a vertical wind tunnel. It’s where the dream of flight becomes a reality. Over 60 Chamber Members &…

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What Happens on Social Media Stays on Google Forever!

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 14, 2018) –Business networking is not about collecting contacts, it’s about being engaging and planting relations. On Wednesday, June 13, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) members & guests learned social media is a lot like that. The key to social media is to listen, engage, and build relationships. The Chamber held its “Let’s Get Social” Seminar at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus affording attendees the opportunity to discover how to best use social media marketing, to connect with customers, drive traffic, and increase sales. “I found the session to be an eye-opening experience and…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Young Professionals Celebrate 6-Years While Supporting Treehouse

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 11, 2018) – Cornhole is not only played in parking lots while tailgating, sometimes it’s played for charity. Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) members & guests gathered at Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg to celebrate the six-year anniversary of the Chamber’s Young Professional Group (YPG) and to raise money for The Tree House Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County. “Our Young Professionals group is great and they show how important it is to give back to the community. Not only did they plan a great networking event, but they made sure that giving back…

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Luxury Living Redefined in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 1, 2018) – If you have been wondering what they have been building behind Life Time Athletic, across from the RIO in Gaithersburg, you don’t have to wonder any longer. Camden Washingtonian is now open and they have an array of amenities and have redefined luxury living. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Camden Washingtonian and celebrated the grand opening of their Gaithersburg location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, June 1, 2018. They are located at 10201 Washingtonian Boulevard, Gaithersburg. Camden Washingtonian is a new apartment development, which offers amenities and ease…

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Casale Del Giglio Winery Makes Special Guest Appearance at Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Wine Tasting

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 22, 2018) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) 15th Annual Wine Tasting was no ordinary wine tasting. This year, Pinky Rodgers, owner of Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape, invited Linda Siddera of Casale Del Giglio winery in Italy to the event. Siddera flew from Lazio, Italy to Gaithersburg, Maryland to pour wine at the Chamber’s event and for her friend Rodgers. Rodgers met Siddera this past Summer when visiting the Casale Del Giglio winery in Italy, saying it is “an amazing vineyard”! The tasting was held on Thursday, May 17 at the Kentlands Mansion in…

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A Unique Boutique for Everything Makeup Opens in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 22, 2018) – Spectrum Town Center has a new resident, a unique boutique for everything makeup. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Smooch! Studio and celebrated the grand opening of their Gaithersburg location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, May 18, 2018. They are located at 116 Paramount Park Drive, Gaithersburg.            At Smooch you can create your signature colors with custom formulated lipsticks, glosses, and foundations while you wait. Smooch offers a full line of makeup and skincare products, as well as tips, tricks, and how-to’s to help you bring out the beautiful…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Celebrates National Small Business Week

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 8, 2018) – At the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) every day is a celebration of business. Lucky for us, we get one week a year to go above & beyond to recognize the critical contributions of the Upcounty’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. This year, the IRS marked the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National Small Business Week from April 30 – May 4, 2018. National Small Business Week recognizes the contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. According to the SBA Office of Advocacy, more than half of Americans own or work for a…

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99 Ranch Market Opens First Store in Maryland

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 2, 2018) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported 99 Ranch Market and celebrated the grand opening of their Gaithersburg location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, April 26, 2018. They are located at 110 Odendhal Avenue, Gaithersburg. It was an amazing ribbon cutting ceremony where members of the GGCC Board were given rose boutonnieres and there was a lion dance performance by the Tai Yim Kung Fu School. Plus, there were more than 200 customers waiting in line for their free surprise gifts. 99 Ranch Market offers a wide, competitive and impressive…

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All You Need: A Glass of Wine & Networking with the GGCC

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (April 3, 2018) – Attending a wine tasting will broaden your horizons. Not only do you get to taste great wine that you may not have otherwise tried, but you will get try a lot of delicious food too. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will hold its 15th Annual Wine Tasting on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Kentlands Mansion 320 Kent Square Road, in Gaithersburg. Over 100 area business leaders will be in attendance. Our wine tasting is one of the best ways to meet ideal prospective clients & grow existing business…

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New Church in Germantown Opens Its Doors to Business & the Community

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (March 6, 2018) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Journey’s Crossing – A Christian Church and celebrated the grand opening of their Germantown location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, March 1, 2018. They are located at 12900 Cloverleaf Center Drive, Germantown.      Journey’s Crossing Church is a non-denominational, contemporary, & casual Christian church that helps people find their way back to God. The members of the Church are from a variety of backgrounds from around the globe. Learn more about them at: www.ilovethischurch.com