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GGCC Public Safety Awards Breakfast Slated for August 14th

Gaithersburg / Germantown, MD () —

Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (August 7, 2015) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce will honor Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters and Paramedics at their 20th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast.

The event will be held on Friday, August 14 from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Harvest Building, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg.

This year wewill honor 46 of the County’sfinestpublic 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. This year we are also pleased to announce that we will honor four Girl Scouts from Girl Scout Troop #274 or their commitment to pedestrian safety.

This year we are delighted to announce that 8 of the 46 honorees are Medal of Valor recipients.

This annual awards program provides the business community with an opportunity to publicly thank those who help maintain the quality of life in the Gaithersburg and Germantown area.

This is one of the most important events we do each year. Our public safety personnel work very hard day in and day out to keep our community safe. The very least we can do is to honor them once a year,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC Executive Director.

We invite you to come and join us as we recognize the heroic deeds of our local law enforcement and fire-rescue workers. These men and women go above and beyond the call of duty to serve our local community and we want them to know we appreciate them and their hard work.

For the eighth year in a row, Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling is the Title Sponsor of the event. For more than 40 years, Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling craftsmanship and care has helped families and businesses overcome the devastating setbacks inflicted by fire, flood and wind.

Other sponsors include:

Official Gift Sponsor

  • Lerner Enterprises


Shining Silver Sponsor

  • City of Gaithersburg
  • First Potomac Realty Trust
  • Hughes Network Systems, LLC
  • Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union
  • omniNet+


Table Sponsor

  • Asbury Methodist Village
  • Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby, LLP
  • ELaunchers.com
  • EVO Payments International
  • Fatemi Family & Gaithersburg Sedation Dentistry
  • Gaithersburg Police Foundation
  • Holy Cross Health Germantown Hospital
  • i2 Design Group, LLC
  • Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus
  • Lakeforest Mall
  • Lerner Enterprises
  • Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered
  • Montgomery County EFCU
  • PCC Construction Components, Inc.
  • Pepco
  • Robert Cowdrey
  • Rockin’ Jump
  • Rodgers Consulting, Inc.
  • Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
  • Therrien Waddell, Inc.
  • United Security, Inc.


Gift Sponsor

  • 4935 Bar & Kitchen
  • Asia Nine
  • Blackfinn Ameripub – DC
  • Buca di Beppo
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill
  • Chop’t Creative Salad
  • Coastal Flats
  • Corner Bakery Cafe
  • Genesis Security Systems, LLC
  • HBF Boutique
  • Healthtrax Fitness & Wellness
  • La Madeleine Country French Café
  • LongHorn Steakhouse
  • Melting Pot Gaithersburg
  • Ogeis Chicken & Subs
  • Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House
  • Sardi’s Restaurant
  • Zoe’s Kitchen


Public Safety Official Recipient Sponsor

  • GeneDx
  • Genesis Security Systems, LLC
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites
  • Linowes & Blocher, LLP
  • Rossi Commercial Real Estate, LLC


2015 Special Event Sponsor: Bargain Movers

Photography Donated by: Sugarloaf Photography by Fabrizio

Honor Guard by: Gaithersburg Police Department


Tickets for this event are $35 for Members and $60 for Non-Members. Please visit our website, www.ggchamber.org, for further details.

***All Members of the Media are encouraged to attend. ****

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.