Archive for February, 2019

Chamber Members Bake for Good

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Gaithersburg, MD (February 28, 2019) – In order to achieve success, we must be open to collaboration with others. Partnerships can come in all shapes and sizes & regardless of who you partner with, partnerships can help unlock access to an entirely new community; or in this case benefit the community. Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) members & guests gathered at JK Moving Services in Gaithersburg, Maryland on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 for its Business Networking Before Nine. This wasn’t your typical business networking event, it was two-fold, networking for work & networking for good. What stemmed from an annual…

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Chamber Networking Event to Raise Awareness for Food Insecurity in County

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Gaithersburg, MD (February 22, 2019) –Five thousand Montgomery County Public School students have experienced -over the past seven years- King Arthur Flour’s “Bake for Good” program at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus (JHU). The kids program affords them the opportunity to share what it feels like to bake and give to those in need. King Arthur Flour (KAF) wanted to take it up a notch this year and take on an entire city for a month. The concept is simple, pledge to share a homemade baked good with a loved one or someone in your community, all while addressing…

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Gaithersburg Has a New IT Company

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Gaithersburg, MD (February 12, 2019) – TeamLogic IT -a local IT company with a national presence- in Gaithersburg is officially open for business. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported TeamLogic IT on the grand opening of their new location on Friday, February 8, 2019. They are located at 12105 Darnestown Road #10, Gaithersburg, Maryland. They provide IT Services and Solutions to enable business growth, increase productivity, and to reduce business risks. TeamLogic IT owner, Chip-Yong Ng. has a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. He is skilled in project management, operations management, requirements analysis,…

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The Chamber Weighs in on the MARC Rail Communities Sector Plan

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PUBLIC HEARING TESTIMONY MARC Rail Communities Sector Plan – Boyds and Germantown | Marilyn Balcombe, President & CEO February 13, 2019 The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber has actively engaged in the development of Germantown for most of our 70 years. When the 1989 Master Plan was updated with the 2009 Germantown Employment Area Sector Plan, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber commissioned a study by the Urban Land Institute as a precursor to the master plan review.  We are invested in the Germantown reaching its full potential and welcome  the MARC Rail Communities Sector Plan. With seven MARC train stations between Points of Rock and the…

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