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Networking Happy Hour Young Professionals Event

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Join us for a Networking Happy Hour hosted by Holiday Inn Harvest Plates & Pints and discover how you can further your career and strengthen your professional image. ABOUT THE EVENT The value of the mentor | mentee relationship is very important. Therefore, Chamber Past Board Chairs have been invited to attend this event to share their professional expertise & show their support to you. Professional mentors have a huge impact on young professionals. To get ahead, young professionals not only need a mentor, you need guidance, advice and skills. We are grateful to them for joining us in making an impact in…

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

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 28, 2018) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce will honor twenty-five Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at their 23rd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s Fire Department, Police Departments, Office of Emergency Management, and Office of the Sheriff, who have exemplified extraordinary heroic actions and exceptional performance of their duties. The event will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Heritage Building, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg, MD. “We think it’s so important to…

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You Don’t Need a Parachute to Skydive in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 14, 2018) – You can now take flight in Montgomery County, a skydive flight that is. As many drivers along I-270 might have already noticed, iFLY recently opened its doors to a brand-new facility in Gaithersburg at 9318 Gaither Road. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported iFLY Montgomery and celebrated the grand opening of their Gaithersburg location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. iFLY is the simulation of true freefall conditions in a vertical wind tunnel. It’s where the dream of flight becomes a reality. Over 60 Chamber Members &…

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What Happens on Social Media Stays on Google Forever!

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 14, 2018) –Business networking is not about collecting contacts, it’s about being engaging and planting relations. On Wednesday, June 13, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) members & guests learned social media is a lot like that. The key to social media is to listen, engage, and build relationships. The Chamber held its “Let’s Get Social” Seminar at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus affording attendees the opportunity to discover how to best use social media marketing, to connect with customers, drive traffic, and increase sales. “I found the session to be an eye-opening experience and…

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iFLY Ready to Take Flight in Montgomery County

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 13, 2018) – As many drivers along I-270 might have already noticed, iFLY recently opened its doors to a brand-new facility in Gaithersburg at 9318 Gaither Road. Since 1998, iFLY has literally been something akin to the “wind beneath my wings” for millions of ordinary Americans. It isn’t a ride or simulator–iFLY Montgomery is an indoor facility where you actually fly. If your business is looking for a corporate bonding experience, which can be enjoyed in a safe, comfortable and fun environment indoors, this is the place where your employees can literally soar. All abilities are…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Young Professionals Celebrate 6-Years While Supporting Treehouse

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 11, 2018) – Cornhole is not only played in parking lots while tailgating, sometimes it’s played for charity. Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) members & guests gathered at Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg to celebrate the six-year anniversary of the Chamber’s Young Professional Group (YPG) and to raise money for The Tree House Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County. “Our Young Professionals group is great and they show how important it is to give back to the community. Not only did they plan a great networking event, but they made sure that giving back…

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Luxury Living Redefined in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 1, 2018) – If you have been wondering what they have been building behind Life Time Athletic, across from the RIO in Gaithersburg, you don’t have to wonder any longer. Camden Washingtonian is now open and they have an array of amenities and have redefined luxury living. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Camden Washingtonian and celebrated the grand opening of their Gaithersburg location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, June 1, 2018. They are located at 10201 Washingtonian Boulevard, Gaithersburg. Camden Washingtonian is a new apartment development, which offers amenities and ease…

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Casale Del Giglio Winery Makes Special Guest Appearance at Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Wine Tasting

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 22, 2018) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) 15th Annual Wine Tasting was no ordinary wine tasting. This year, Pinky Rodgers, owner of Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape, invited Linda Siddera of Casale Del Giglio winery in Italy to the event. Siddera flew from Lazio, Italy to Gaithersburg, Maryland to pour wine at the Chamber’s event and for her friend Rodgers. Rodgers met Siddera this past Summer when visiting the Casale Del Giglio winery in Italy, saying it is “an amazing vineyard”! The tasting was held on Thursday, May 17 at the Kentlands Mansion in…

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A Unique Boutique for Everything Makeup Opens in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 22, 2018) – Spectrum Town Center has a new resident, a unique boutique for everything makeup. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Smooch! Studio and celebrated the grand opening of their Gaithersburg location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, May 18, 2018. They are located at 116 Paramount Park Drive, Gaithersburg.            At Smooch you can create your signature colors with custom formulated lipsticks, glosses, and foundations while you wait. Smooch offers a full line of makeup and skincare products, as well as tips, tricks, and how-to’s to help you bring out the beautiful…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Celebrates National Small Business Week

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 8, 2018) – At the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) every day is a celebration of business. Lucky for us, we get one week a year to go above & beyond to recognize the critical contributions of the Upcounty’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. This year, the IRS marked the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National Small Business Week from April 30 – May 4, 2018. National Small Business Week recognizes the contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. According to the SBA Office of Advocacy, more than half of Americans own or work for a…

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