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GGCC Celebrates a 10,000 Milestone

Gaithersburg / Germantown, MD () —

Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 19, 2015) – As the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) prepared for their Business Networking After Five on June 18, 2015, they were entering the event knowing that it would be this event that would mark their 10,000 attendee in the past five years. Entering the event they had recorded 9.985 attendees since 2010.

“We knew we were a very active Chamber, but when we actually saw the number we realized just how active. Ten Thousand Attendees in the past 5 years – Wow!!! It was a great way to celebrate all we do for our Chamber members”, said GGCC President Marilyn Balcombe.


The 10,000 attendee was ironically the Chamber’s Board Chairman Jerry Therrien of Therrien Waddell, Inc. Balcombe presented Therrien with our version of a “10,000 Grand” candy bar to commemorate the moment.


The GGCC celebrated the milestone with balloons, games, door prizes and of course networking at the mixer held at BrightFocus Foundation. BrightFocus seeks to save mind and sight by funding innovative research worldwide and by promoting better health through education. They are at the forefront of brain and eye health, supporting innovative research around the world and promoting better health through public education. Learn more about them at: www.brightfocus.org.

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(l:r) In the past five years, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce has held hundreds of events, but the June 18th event marked their 10,000 attendee. Pictured are the attendees at the Business Networking After Five held at BrightFocus Foundation were the GGCC celebrated the 10,000 attendees in the past five years milestone. The Chamber thanks its sponsors, members and guests for making this milestone possible.

The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment.

The GGCC is located at 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg, MD. To learn more about the GGCC visit us at www.ggchamber.org.

Find us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gaithersburg-Germantown-Chamber-of-Commerce/64339954570. Or on Twitter at: @GGCCNEWS.