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Twenty Public Safety Officials Honored at Chamber’s Public Safety Breakfast

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (July 17, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored twenty Upcounty Police Officers and a Firefighter at their 22nd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 14. The event was held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. 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…

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Twenty Public Safety Officials to be Honored at Chamber’s Public Safety Breakfast

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 30, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce will honor twenty Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, and Firefighters at their 22nd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast. The event will be held on Friday, July 14 from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Heritage Building, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg. This year we will recognize public 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. The Annual Public Safety…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members Learn about Mercy Health Clinic

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 14, 2017) – Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members attended a networking mixer at Mercy Health Clinic on June 13 to discover a hidden gem in Gaithersburg that has been providing free medical care to thousands of low-income, uninsured Montgomery County neighbors for seventeen years. Mercy Health Clinic Executive Director, Mark Foraker, discovered that most of the attendees had not heard about the clinic and the services they provide. With more than 150 dedicated volunteers, Mercy Health is committed to improving and expanding quality primary medical care, educational support and the pharmaceuticals it provides free of charge to people…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Rowles Wins MCM’s Monty’s Choice Award

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 9, 2017) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) Director of Events & Marketing, Laura Rowles, is the recipient of Montgomery Community Media’s (MCM) first ever EPIC Monty’s Choice Award. The Monty’s Choice Award is given to “Members Who Best Exemplify MCM’s Mission”. The first annual EPIC (Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content) Awards ceremony took place on the evening of June 8 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. The evening was set to recognize the people who keep us informed about our neighborhoods and who help us appreciate the region we call home. “I am…

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We’re Hiring – Part-time Bookkeeper

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The Bookkeeper is responsible for the accounting functions of the GGCC.  The bookkeeper works closely with and reports to the President & CEO. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:  Accounts Receivable Prepare invoices for Membership, Events, Sponsorship, etc. Process payments received (cash, check, credit card) Take deposits to the Bank twice/week. Make Account Receivable past-due calls. Accounts Payable Verify bills, classify by account, seek approval for unusual or large bills, determine payment schedule, enter into database. Pay bills on a regular basis, with the review and approval of the President & CEO. File original bills. Bank Accounts…

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