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Chamber to Award Public Safety Officials

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 13, 2019) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor over forty Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at their 24th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 12, 2019. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s fire & police departments, Maryland State Police, 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 12, 2019 from 7:30-10:00 a.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Heritage Building, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg. This year…

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New Owners of Grape Escape Make First Appearance at Chamber Wine Tasting

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 24, 2019) – Guests enjoyed tastings of Grape Escape’s best wines, gourmet food and specialty fancy food samplings from area chefs and artisanal food makers at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) 16th Annual Wine Tasting. The tasting was held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the Kentlands Mansion in Gaithersburg. Over 100 area business leaders were in attendance. The Chamber’s wine tasting affords business professionals the opportunity to meet, network and share ideas over wine. The wines are paired with small bites from nine Chamber Members and good conversation. It is a great opportunity to…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Celebrates National Small Business Week

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 13, 2019) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supports small business and there’s no better time to do that than National Small Business Week. At the GGCC, every day is a celebration of business. Small businesses are vital to economic development in Montgomery County.  One week a year, we are afforded the opportunity 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 as May 5-11, 2019. National Small Business Week recognizes the…

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Madison House Autism Foundation Celebrates Grand Opening

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Gaithersburg, MD (May 10, 2019) – The Madison House Autism Foundation has a new home to address the needs of adults on the autism spectrum. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported the Madison House Autism Foundation on the grand opening of their new office space on May 10, 2019. They recently relocated to 820 W. Diamond Avenue, Suite 120, Gaithersburg, Maryland. Revere Bank is supporting the foundation by leasing the space rent free. “We are thrilled that Madison House Autism Foundation has located their offices in Gaithersburg,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC president. “They are a fantastic organization and a…

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Madison House Autism Foundation Celebrates Grand Opening

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Gaithersburg, MD (May 10, 2019) – The Madison House Autism Foundation has a new home to address the needs of adults on the autism spectrum. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported the Madison House Autism Foundation on the grand opening of their new office space on May 10, 2019. They recently relocated to 820 W. Diamond Avenue, Suite 120, Gaithersburg, Maryland. Revere Bank is supporting the foundation by leasing the space rent free. “We are thrilled that Madison House Autism Foundation has located their offices in Gaithersburg,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC president. “They are a fantastic organization and a…

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Hundreds Flock to Chamber’s Upcounty Business Expo

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Gaithersburg, MD (April 18, 2019) –The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s (GGCC) first annual “EXPOsure: The Mega Mixer”, brought together hundreds of entrepreneurs, corporate executives and business professionals to BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, Maryland. The Chamber’s mission is “to serve, represent and be the leading advocate for the interests of our membership in ways that enhance the business environment, quality of life, and well-being of our unique communities”. The Chamber believes this first-time event is a true testament of that statement. “The Expo is really what the Chamber is all about”, said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC president. “Businesses meeting…

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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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