Press Releases

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce Annual Wine Tasting Returns

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (May 11, 2022) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is announcing the return of its Annual Wine Tasting, in person. On the evening of May 19, 2022,  the invites you to a fantastic evening of food, wine, networking, and more. Sip wine and enjoy Spring’s beauty at the Chamber’s 19th Annual Wine Tasting at the Kentlands Mansion. This is an event you will not want to miss. Tickets are only $35 each and include admission, a wine-tasting glass, and food & wine tastings. “Relationship building is essential to keeping business running smoothly,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / CEO. “Attending…

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RADA USA’s State-of-the-Art Expansion Ceremony

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Gaithersburg, MD (May 3, 2022) –The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported RADA USA at their expansion ribbon cutting ceremony of their facility located at 20511 Seneca Meadows Parkway, Suite 100, in Germantown. The expansion features a state-of-the-art R&D and manufacturing operation producing advanced electronics for the defense and aerospace industry. The new facility has full manufacturing capabilities for RADA USA’s active electronically scanned array tactical radars. RADA’s expansion project & plans to add full-time employees by the end of 2023. “It’s great to see an expansion of jobs in Germantown,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President/CEO. “The I-270 Corridor is…

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Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids Now Open in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg, MD (May 3, 2022) –Kids can watch their favorite shows, play their favorite video games, sit in fun chairs such as a fire truck or police car, while getting trimmed at Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony & joined Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids at their celebration on April 22, 2022. They are located at 804 Muddy Branch Road in Gaithersburg. Their mission is to create an entertaining experience for kids by providing a superior haircut with warm, experienced stylists in a meticulously clean and sanitized place filled with fun not…

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True Food Kitchen Has Arrived in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg, MD (April 29, 2022) – True Food Kitchen celebrated their grand opening in Gaithersburg, Maryland by planting herbs, instead of cutting a traditional ribbon. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony & joined True Food Kitchen at their celebration on April 25, 2022. They are located at 221 Rio Boulevard, Gaithersburg. True Food Kitchen is a chef-driven restaurant & scratch bar featuring a seasonal lineup of creative, crave-able dishes & handcrafted cocktails – with a healthy twist. True Food’s menu emphasizes wholesome, nutrient-dense ingredients with thoughtful preparations to highlight the natural health benefits & flavors….

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Holds Community Business Expo

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Gaithersburg, MD (April 13, 2022) –The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) held its third annual business expo on Monday, April 11th at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, Maryland. The Chamber’s EXPO CONNECT brought local businesses together to highlight their products and services to the community. Over forty exhibitors presented their wares & services to over two-hundred attendees. “The overwhelming response to our EXPO was proof that things are slowly returning to normal,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / CEO. “The energy in the room showed the excitement and commitment to getting our economy back on track. It was…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Pathways to Business Entrepreneurs Graduate

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Gaithersburg, MD (April 13, 2022) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is pleased to announce that the entrepreneurs enrolled our Pathways to Business Success program have graduated. Launched in January, the program was designed to support women and minority entrepreneurs enhance their businesses and take it to the next level. There were two tracks – one for business owners who are just starting out and another for new business owners who are ready to expand. The program was made possible through an economic development grant from the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation. The education workshops were held in partnership…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members Give Back

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Germantown, MD (March 9, 2022) –The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC), in partnership with JK Moving Services, made life sweeter for the community & supported the efforts of the Upcounty Consolidation Hub with canned food donations at the 3rd annual Cake, Battle, & Network. “It’s so great to be back in person for this event,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President/CEO. “Not only is it a fun event, but we were able to collect a lot of good for the Germantown HUB”. Richard Branson said, “doing good is good for business”. This concept rings true at the Chamber, as we are…

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A Twosday Ribbon Cutting Celebration

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Gaithersburg, MD (February 23, 2022) – Medicalincs celebrated “Twosday” with the grand opening of their integrated solutions business. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony & joined Medicalincs at their celebration on February 22, 2022. They are located at 8757 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400, in Silver Spring. Their mission is to link silos in the healthcare system and deliver, integrated, effective, and equitable care delivery solutions; that preserve & save lives. In every tier of the healthcare industry, inconsistencies can exist that cause administrative burden, unnecessary costs, decreased morale, and a subpar outcome for population health….

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber to Host Business Networking Expo on April 11

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Gaithersburg, MD (February 10, 2021) –The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is pleased to announce that it will host 3rd annual business expo on Monday, April 11th, at five o’clock in the evening at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, Maryland. EXPO CONNECT is a business expo where businesses & individuals from the community can view the full spectrum of Chamber member businesses. It is one of the best business development events of the year! It offers the business community an opportunity to engage with community, network with local professionals, engage with exhibitors, and discover resources for business growth. It will…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Pathways to Business Launches Successfully

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Gaithersburg, MD (February 2, 2022) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s (GGCC) grant program Pathways to Business Success – designed to support women and minority entrepreneurs take it to the next level- successfully launched in January. The program was made possible through an economic development grant from the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation. The education workshops are in partnership with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County & the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC). Through strategic workshops, business resource groups, networking events and a free one-year Chamber membership, participants are gaining new skills and building relationships to increase the…

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