GGCC Press Releases

GGCC Names Releford Their Board Chair

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 9, 2016) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) has named Colette Releford their 2017 Board of Directors Chair. Releford is the Regional Sales Manager for On-Site.com. “Colette has been involved in almost every aspect of the Chamber. She will be a tremendous resource and a great leader of this organization,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC Executive Director. Releford has been a GGCC Board Member for six years, serving in the capacity of Chair-Elect, and Vice Chair of Member Programs and Member Services. Releford is a Multi- Family Industry Professional with over 20 years’ experience in business…

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Marilyn Balcombe Dishes About the Chamber’s Annual Celebration Dinner and Scholarship Awards on Comcast Newsmakers

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The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) fosters business-to-business relationships through monthly business networking events throughout the year in efforts to support the start of new businesses in Montgomery County Maryland. The Chamber is committed to business/community partnerships in education and other areas of mutual interest. Here GGCC Executive Director discusses the Chamber’s upcoming bash – the annual Celebration Dinner – on Thursday, December 8. http://comcastnewsmakers.com/2016/11/18/annual-celebration-dinner-scholarship-awards/

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members Support Toys for Tots

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (November 18, 2016) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s (GGCC) held its Annual “Give Thanks” Cocktail Mixer at Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The mixer was free to attend with a suggested donation of a “new / unwrapped” toy to support Toys for Tots. For the past few years, Pinky & Pepe’s goal is to brighten the holidays for many Montgomery County children. Pinky & Pepe Rodger’s son is a Marine, so this program holds a special place in their heart and that of their son too. The Toys for Tots program…

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GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Potomac Care Pharmacy

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (November 18, 2016) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Potomac Care Pharmacy and celebrated the grand opening of their new pharmacy by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for themon Friday, November 18, 2016. They are located at 12103 Darnestown Road in North Potomac.           Potomac Care Pharmacy is an independent community pharmacy focused on personalized care for North Potomac, Darnestown, Rockville, Gaithersburg and surrounding communities. They bring hearts and smarts to pharmacy care. They offer prescription services, medical supplies, wellness programs, and selected nutrition and supplements. Learn more about Potomac Care Pharmacy at: www.potomaccarepharmacy.com.

GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Majestic

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (November 3, 2016) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Spectrum Luxury Living Apartments and celebrated the grand opening of their newest apartment complex by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for themon Tuesday, November 1, 2016. They are located at 116 Paramount Park Drive in Gaithersburg.                                 Spectrum Luxury Apartments are located in the Watkins Mill Town Center – a vibrant and modern community. They have stylish apartments ranging from Studio to 3-Bedrooms and feature walk-in closets, granite counter tops, hardwood floors, and more. We were delighted to celebrate the grand opening of the newest building –…

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GGCC Hosts Entrepreneur Breakfast on Evolution

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (October 13, 2016) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce continued its Entrepreneur Breakfast Series on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the  Montgomery College, Paul Peck Building in Germantown. The fourth in the series was entitled “Evolution is Essential for Entrepreneurs”. “It was great to have so much expertise in one place. Our speakers were very generous with the time and expertise to help young entrepreneurs avoid some of the pitfalls of starting one’s own business.” –said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC Executive Director. The morning began with our Keynote Speaker David Nguyen, Founder/CEO of United Solutions, who spoke on…

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Chamber holds 11th Annual Upcounty Business Breakfast Briefing

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (October 5, 2016) – On Tuesday, October 4, 2016, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) held its 11th Annual Upcounty Business Breakfast Briefing (UCBBB). The UCBBB gives Chamber members and Upcounty Business Leaders an opportunity to discuss legislative issues with their elected officials. The GGCC was honored to have Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett, State Senator- District 39 Nancy King and State Senator- District 15 Brian Feldman as their guest speakers. “It’s always good to hear from our legislators, but it is equally important for them to hear from us. We have a great relationship with…

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Regional Young Professional Group Happy Hour Held

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Montgomery County, MD (September 30, 2016) – The Greater Bethesda, Gaithersburg-Germantown (GGCC), Greater Silver Spring (GSSCC), & Rockville Chambers of Commerce (GGCC) along with Leadership Montgomery’s Emerging Leaders said goodbye to summer and hello to football season at its 3rd Annual “Regional Young Professional Group Happy Hour” at Miller’s Ale House Rockville on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Nearly 200 emerging leaders attended the exclusive event in the hopes to make new connections or strengthen their existing ones. In a report released by Nielsen it stated 92 percent of millennials believe that today’s professional groups provide great opportunities to network. Stemming…

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GGCC & Frederick Chambers Host “An Evening of Networking”

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (September 22, 2016) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) and Frederick County Chamber joined forces to bring its members together for the 5th Annual “Evening of Networking” at the Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Over 150 business folks attended the exclusive event in the hopes to make new connections and/or strengthen their existing ones. “It is critical for the business community in the I-270 Corridor to work together on issues that impact us all. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber recently joined with the Frederick County Chamber as members of the Fix 270 Now…

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GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Pieology Pizzeria

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (September 21, 2016) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Pieology Pizzeria and celebrated the grand opening of their restaurant by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for themon Tuesday, September 20, 2016. They are located at 15780 Shady Grove Road in Gaithersburg.                                Pieology Pizzeria is a fast casual made to order pizzeria. The modern pizzeria allows you to enjoy fresh & flavorful pizza with signature sauces and dozens of fresh toppings or salads. You can choose your favorite flavor combination and it’ll be ready under 5 hot minutes. Attendees who took home pizza Tuesday night, supported…

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