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Twenty Public Safety Officials Honored at Chamber’s Public Safety Breakfast

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (July 17, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored twenty Upcounty Police Officers and a Firefighter at their 22nd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 14. The event was held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. The Annual Public Safety Awards honor the Law Enforcement, Fire & Rescue, and Emergency Service professionals protecting the Upcounty of Montgomery County, Maryland. They protect our homes, businesses, schools, and families every day. Each year we celebrate their achievements, outstanding service, and commitment to the community. The awards program provides the business community with an opportunity to publicly…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Rowles Wins MCM’s Monty’s Choice Award

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 9, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) Director of Events & Marketing, Laura Rowles, is the recipient of Montgomery Community Media’s (MCM) first ever EPIC Monty’s Choice Award. The Monty’s Choice Award is given to “Members Who Best Exemplify MCM’s Mission”. The first annual EPIC (Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content) Awards ceremony took place on the evening of June 8 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. The evening was set to recognize the people who keep us informed about our neighborhoods and who help us appreciate the region we call home. “I am…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Annual Explore Downtown Crown Slated for June

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 30, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will hold its 3rd Annual Explore Downtown Crown on Wednesday, June 7 from 5:00-7:30 PM in Downtown Crown Gaithersburg. Over 100 area business leaders will be in attendance. This popular annual event is a great opportunity to socialize with fellow Chamber Members all while enjoying the vibrant, social hub that is known as Downtown Crown, located at Sam Eig Highway at Fields Road in Gaithersburg. The “crawl” will be a great time to unwind from the day’s activities and network with other industry operators, leaders, and executives…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 14th Annual Wine Tasting Held

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 16, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) held its 14th Annual Wine Tasting on Thursday, May 11 at the Kentlands Mansion in Gaithersburg. Over 100 area business leaders were in attendance. The Chamber’s wine tasting affords business professionals the opportunity to meet, network and share ideas over wine. The wines are paired with small bites from five GGCC Members and good conversation. It is a great opportunity to “WINE” down after work and allows guests to network & enjoy some great camaraderie with like-minded small businesses. “This is always a great event. We get…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Young Professionals Celebrate 5-Years While Supporting Operation Second Chance

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 11, 2017) – Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) members & guests gathered at Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg to celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Chamber’s Young Professional Group (YPG). The Chamber’s YPG is packed with lots of enthusiasm and high aspirations. The mission of the group is to make the Gaithersburg-Germantown communities and surrounding areas a great place to live and work by harnessing the strength of our communities to make positive change. Over the past year, the group held several happy hours to strengthen their connections and improve their networking skills at…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Balcombe Receives Rocky Award

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 8, 2017) – Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s (GGCC) Executive Director Marilyn Balcombe was honored with the Rocky Award on Friday, May 5 from BlackRock Center for the Arts. “BlackRock has been near and dear to my heart since we opened 15 years ago. I was the Executive Director through the building and opening of the Center. I have also spent many years on the Board, including several years as Chair. BlackRock is a great asset to Montgomery County; providing a professional art center in Germantown. Between the gallery, the performing arts, the classes and the beautiful…

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