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GGCC Honors Its Chamber Stars

Gaithersburg / Germantown, MD () —

Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (September 22, 2014) –The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored its “Chamber Stars” at the Business Networking After Five event on Thursday, September 17. The event was held at and sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg.

The GGCC is recognizing Chamber Members who have been members for 10+, 20+ & 30+ years. It’s their way of saying thank you to their members.

“The sign of a good business is when customers keep coming back. The GGCC is blessed with a large number of members who have been with us for a long time – 10 years, 20 years, over 30 years. It was high-time that we recognized them. They are truly our Chamber Stars,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President.

At the picnic, 17 GGCC Members received a “You’re a Star” star as a token of appreciation. 85 of 400 GGCC members are eligible to receive stars this year. The GGCC will continue to deliver stars to its members throughout the remainder of the year.

The next event “Chamber Stars” are invited to is the Business Networking Before Nine at BlackRock Center for the Arts on Tuesday, October 6.

Members that received stars on September 17th included:

  • BlackRock Center for the Arts: 11 Years
  • Proforma Stevenson & Associates: 11 Years
  • Rodgers Consulting, Inc.: 11 Years
  • GeneDx:12 Years
  • RE/MAX All Pro:14 Years
  • Crown Trophy: 16 Years
  • D&M Consulting: 17 Years
  • Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union: 17 Years
  • Sandy Spring Bank: 20 Years
  • Gimmel, Weiman, Ersek, Blomberg, & Lewis, P.A.: 24 Years
  • Asbury Methodist Village: 25 Years
  • Family Services: 25 Years
  • Hughes Network Systems, LLC: 25 Years
  • DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors: 26 Years
  • Montgomery Village Foundation, Inc.: 31 Years
  • Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc.: 32 Years
  • Holiday Inn Gaithersburg: 34 Years
(l:r) The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce recognized Chamber Members who have been members for 10+, 20+ & 30+ years at its Annual Membership & Volunteer Picnic on September 17, 2015 at Smokey Glen Farm.  (Photo credit – Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Events & Marketing)

(l:r) The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce recognized Chamber Members who have been members for 10+, 20+ & 30+ years at its Annual Membership & Volunteer Picnic on September 17, 2015 at Smokey Glen Farm.
(Photo credit – Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Events & Marketing)


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.