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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Hosts Non-Profit Showcase

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (September 18, 2017) – Nonprofits serve a very important role in our community. Annually, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) shows its commitment to volunteerism by giving its non-profit members the opportunity to “showcase” their organizations and communicate their role in our business community at its Membership Picnic. “We welcome all non-profit organizations to our Chamber. Not only do they do great things in our community, they are also an integral part of our economy,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President/CEO. The event, held at and sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg, had 18 non-profit…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Honors Its Volunteers and Awards Four

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (September 18, 2017) –The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored its volunteers at the Business Networking after Five event on Tuesday, September 12. The event was held at and sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg. The GGCC holds its annual picnic in honor of its volunteers who generously give their time and talents to the Chamber. These remarkable people are an integral part of the Chamber and its success. The event is held annually at Smokey Glen Farm – an active supporter of the GGCC – a family owned business that has held Corporate…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Business Golf Classic Raises Money for Montgomery College

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (September 18, 2017) –It was a beautiful, sunny day for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) 27th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club in Urbana on Friday, September 8, 2017. The Chamber’s tournament offers its members and guests a variety of sponsorship opportunities for them to play and network with business colleagues, gain exposure, build good will & get brand recognition for their business. At the tournament business owners, representatives and supporters completed their round, won prizes, competed in golf contests, enjoyed food and drinks and had an ultimate golf experience. Additionally, a portion…

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

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 30, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce will honor twenty Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, and Firefighters at their 22nd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast. The event will be held on Friday, July 14 from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Heritage Building, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg. This year we will recognize public safety officials from the Gaithersburg Police Department, Montgomery County Police 5th & 6th Districts and Montgomery County Fire & Rescue in following categories: Medal of Valor, Citation for Bravery, Distinguished Service Citation and Meritorious Service Citation. The Annual Public Safety…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members Learn about Mercy Health Clinic

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 14, 2017) – Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members attended a networking mixer at Mercy Health Clinic on June 13 to discover a hidden gem in Gaithersburg that has been providing free medical care to thousands of low-income, uninsured Montgomery County neighbors for seventeen years. Mercy Health Clinic Executive Director, Mark Foraker, discovered that most of the attendees had not heard about the clinic and the services they provide. With more than 150 dedicated volunteers, Mercy Health is committed to improving and expanding quality primary medical care, educational support and the pharmaceuticals it provides free of charge to people…

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We’re Hiring – Part-time Bookkeeper

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The Bookkeeper is responsible for the accounting functions of the GGCC.  The bookkeeper works closely with and reports to the President & CEO. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:  Accounts Receivable Prepare invoices for Membership, Events, Sponsorship, etc. Process payments received (cash, check, credit card) Take deposits to the Bank twice/week. Make Account Receivable past-due calls. Accounts Payable Verify bills, classify by account, seek approval for unusual or large bills, determine payment schedule, enter into database. Pay bills on a regular basis, with the review and approval of the President & CEO. File original bills. Bank Accounts…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Hires New Director of Membership

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 25, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) welcomes Chelsea Selby as their new Director of Membership. Selby is a marketing professional who recently relocated to Maryland from Georgia. She was formerly an advertising representative at Smith Communications, Inc. She holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from California University of Pennsylvania. Selby resides in North Bethesda and is excited to be back in her home state.

2017 Economic Development Update for the State of Maryland

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (February 13, 2017) –The 2017 Economic Development Update for the State of Maryland presented by Governor Larry Hogan, Dr. DeRionne Pollard and Marilyn Balcombe will occur on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 12:45-2:00 PM (presentation to begin promptly at 12:45) at Montgomery College –Germantown Campus, Globe Hall Auditorium, 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown, MD 20876. “CREW Maryland Suburban is so pleased to have Governor Hogan, Montgomery College and the Chamber show support for women in commercial real estate through participation in our annual Economic Development update. Combined efforts such as this builds strength for our respective and collective…

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