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GGCC Public Safety Awards Breakfast Slated for July 8

Gaithersburg / Germantown, MD () —

Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 24, 2016) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce will honor Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, Crime Analysts and Paramedics at their 21st Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast.

The event will be held on Friday, July 8 from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Heritage Building, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg.

This year wewill honor 53 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: Citation for Bravery, Distinguished Service Citation and Meritorious Service Citation.

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 thank those who help maintain the quality of life in the Gaithersburg and Germantown areas.

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 ninth 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.

Additional sponsors include:

Official Gift Sponsor

  • Lerner Enterprises

Shining Silver Sponsors

  • Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
  • City of Gaithersburg
  • Hughes Network Systems, LLC
  • Montgomery County EFCU

Table Sponsors

  • Asbury Methodist Village
  • Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP
  • Gaithersburg Police Foundation
  • Hair Cuttery Muddy Branch Shopping Center
  • Holy Cross Germantown Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Lakeforest Mall / United Security, Inc.
  • Legal Shield
  • Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered
  • Lerner Enterprises
  • PCC Construction Components, Inc.
  • Pepco
  • Rodgers Consulting, Inc.
  • Therrien Waddell, Inc.

Public Safety Official Sponsors

  • Linowes and Blocher, LLP
  • Rossi Commercial Real Estate, LLC
  • Scheer Partners, Inc.

Gift Sponsors

  • & Pizza Germantown
  • Copper Canyon Grill
  • Corner Bakery Gaithersburg
  • GrillMarX Steakhouse & Raw Bar
  • Hair Cuttery Muddy Branch Shopping Center
  • Holiday Inn Gaithersburg
  • Linganore Winecellars
  • Melting Pot Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery Country Club
  • Nalley Fresh
  • Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar
  • Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape
  • Randy Scritchfield, CFP®
  • Sardi’s Chicken Group

2016 Special Event Sponsors: Bargain Movers & Crown Trophy

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.