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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Kicks Off the New Year with Its First Ribbon Cutting

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Gaithersburg, MD (January 15, 2019) – Hollier Eyecare, located in the Muddy Branch Square shopping center, is now open for business. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Hollier Eyecare on the grand opening of their new location on Friday, January 11, 2019. They are located at 832 Muddy Branch Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland. In their 10th year, they decided growth was needed to ensure the best practices for their current and new patients. Hollier Eyecare has a diverse and sophisticated frame selection in a new, modern facility with the latest, cutting-technology to address all of your eye care needs. Dr….

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards Over $4,500 in Montgomery College Scholarships

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 13, 2018) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is proud of its Montgomery College Scholarship Program. Our local economy relies on an educated workforce. The Chamber Scholarship provides financial assistance to Montgomery College students pursuing higher education. Each year, with the help of its donors, the Chamber awards students Montgomery College Scholarships at its Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. “The Chamber is proud of our Montgomery College Scholarship Program. No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. At the Chamber, we know that our local economy relies on an…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Launches New Marketing Video

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 13, 2018) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) has launched a new business attraction and retention video to highlight why the GGCC is a great organization for business. It also shows that by working together, the Chamber provides a wide range of valuable services to support businesses as they locate and grow here. The GGCC is home to businesses of all sizes – including cutting-edge biotech firms, manufacturing companies, real estate development teams, restaurants, retailers and hotels. YouTube is the world’s second largest search engine and third most visited site after Google and Facebook. As…

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Auxilium Technology Named the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber’s Small Business of the

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 12, 2018) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Auxilium Technology as the recipient of the 12th Annual Small Business of the Year Award (SBY) on December 6, 2018; as a part of their Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Aj Nwoga with M&T Bank. “Auxilium Technology is the great small business that exudes passion & success for their business. They excel in many areas, including strategic planning, employee development, community involvement, and customer service. We are honored to recognize Ed and his team for their success, innovation, and contributions to economic…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards Names its Young Professional of the Year

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 12, 2018) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded David McCormick-Goodhart, Financial Advisor at Savant Capital Management, as the recipient of the 6th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award (YPG) at the Chamber’s Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Laura Volovski of Adventist HealthCare. Adventist HealthCare was the sponsor of this year’s Young Professional of the Year award. “It’s great to see the next generation of business professionals become leaders in their own right. Not only is David great at what he does, he is a community leader. He is a…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 2019 Board of Directors Inducted

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 11, 2018) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is pleased to announce its 2019 Board of Directors. They are the leaders of the business community. “We have a great Board and I’m looking forward to a new year”, said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / CEO. The board was inducted on Thursday, December 6, 2018.The ceremony was conducted by Charles Barkley, at the Hilton, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. As a board member, they are assuming considerable responsibility for the smooth functioning of the chamber board of directors and the efficient and effective operation of the organization….

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Yard House is Now Open in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg, MD (December 10, 2018) – The world’s largest selection of beer is now available in Gaithersburg, Maryland, as Yard House is now open for business.   The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Yard House on the grand opening of their new restaurant on Monday, December 10, 2018. They are located at 211 Rio Boulevard, Gaithersburg, Maryland. At Yard House Gaithersburg, you can enjoy over 100 American-style dishes made from scratch daily, and the world’s largest selection of draft beer with 130 taps. There’s something for everyone to enjoy for lunch, dinner, happy hour and late-night dining. Yard House…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members Support Toys for Tots & Give Thanks

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (November 29, 2018) – So much of what we all have to be thankful for are the people in our lives – and that includes our Chamber members. On the evening of Tuesday, November 27, 2018, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) had the opportunity to bring some joy to over fifty Montgomery County children by giving back – through donations of toys towards Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape Toys for Tots annual drive. We give back because it teaches us to find compassion within ourselves and to stay attached to values that are linked to the…

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The Sweetest Place in Gaithersburg is Now Open in the Kentlands  

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The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported them & conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 16, 2018. They are located at 11 Arch Place, Suite 5, in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip is a sit-down, street-side type cafe serving Nestle products such as: coffee, 20+ kind cookies, cookie cakes; and savories including: panini’s, flatbreads, wraps, breakfast, ice cream, smoothies and more. And they cater all types of occasions. Learn more about them at: www.nestlecafe.com. The Nestle brand touches over 60 million customers per year. Primarily families, the customers experience fresh-baked Nestlé® confections prepared by passionate team…

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So Many Colors to Choose from at the New Sherwin Williams

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Gaithersburg, MD (October 25, 2018) – There are over 150 paint colors to choose from at the new Sherwin Williams store. Sherwin-Williams Company is an American Fortune 500 company in the general building materials industry. The company primarily engages in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America and Europe. There are 76 stores in the Washington Metro area. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported & conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the latest store located at 15930 Shady Grove Road in Gaithersburg,…

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