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Ribbon-Cutting Event Officially Marks the Opening Universal Floor Mats

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Gaithersburg, MD – September 23, 2022 – Universal Floor Mats, a new organization dedicated to providing affordable and quality solutions to your flooring needs, celebrated the grand opening of the local office in Gaithersburg with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) along with Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Assistant to the Senator Ken Reichard conducted the ribbon cutting with the team behind Universal Floor Mats including owner and founder Tina Perera at their new office space off Washingtonian Boulevard in Gaithersburg Maryland on Friday, September 23, 2022, at 11 am. Universal Floor Mats brings you expertise from…

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GGCC Annual Membership Picnic Held on September 15th

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (September 16, 2022) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored its volunteers, showed its commitment to volunteerism and recognize its Chamber stars at the Annual Membership Picnic event on Thursday, September 15, 2022. The event was held at and was sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg. The GGCC holds its annual picnic in honor of its volunteers who generously give their time and talents to the Chamber. These remarkable people are an integral part of the Chamber and its success. The GGCC has over one hundred active volunteers who help the GGCC remain…

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Ribbon-Cutting Event Officially Marks the Opening of The Jackie Legend Foundation

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Gaithersburg, MD – September 15, 2022 – The Jackie Legend Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing foster care adolescents with resources to achieve a brighter future in business, celebrated the grand opening of the organization in Gaithersburg with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) and local representatives conducted the ribbon cutting with the team behind the Jackie Legend Foundation including Jackie Legend herself at their new office space off Washingtonian Boulevard in Gaithersburg Maryland on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at 11 am. At the Jackie Legend Foundation, their goal is to offer a professional environment where…

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Tee It High. Let It Fly. GGCC to Host its 32nd Annual Business Golf Classic

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (August 18, 2022) –The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will host its 32nd Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, September 9. 2022. The chamber’s tournament affords golfers the opportunity to grow their business & play golf at the same time. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf and the opportunity to network. “At the Chamber, relationship building is what it is all about. Our golf tournament is a great time to do just that – meet new people, reconnect with others. It is also a safe…

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Ribbon-Cutting Event Officially Marks the Opening of The Carnegie Discovery Center

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Gaithersburg, MD – August 12, 2022 – The Carnegie at Washingtonian Center, a Kisco Senior Living community, celebrated the grand opening of its offsite Discovery Center in Downtown Crown with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and champagne toast. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) and Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman conducted the ribbon cutting with Kisco Senior Living leaders at The Carnegie’s Discovery Center on August 10, 2022. The Discovery Center, located at 129 Ellington Boulevard, is home to the initial team members for The Carnegie ahead of the community’s opening in spring 2024.  Kisco Senior Living broke ground on The Carnegie at…

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Getting Fit in Gaithersburg Has Never Been Easier Now That Fitness Together is Open For Business

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Gaithersburg, MD (August 9, 2022) –The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) was delighted to celebrate Fitness Together and conducted their ribbon cutting ceremony & grand opening celebration on August 5, 2022. They are located at 12189 Darnestown Road in Gaithersburg. At Fitness Together, they conduct private 1:1 training sessions for clients in their private training suites. Experienced personal trainers create custom programming for goals around weight loss, weight management, building muscle and injury recovery. They combine strength and cardio, result tracking, real-time adjustments, and ongoing support. Learn more about them at www.fitnesstogether.com/gaithersburg.   The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business…

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Chamber Awards Thirty-Three Public Safety Officials & Three Citizens

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (July 13, 2022) – Twenty-eight years of honoring the Upcounty’s finest for going above & beyond . The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored thirty-three Upcounty Police Officers & three outstanding citizens at their 28th Annual Public Safety Awards on Friday, July 8, 2022. This event honors the public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s fire & police and sheriff departments, who have exemplified extraordinary heroic actions and exceptional performance of their duties. “We must never forget how important our first responders are to our community keeping us safe every day,” said Brock Merwin of Paul…

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Trippy Tacos – From Food Truck to Restaurant

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Gaithersburg, MD (July 13, 2022) –Trippy Tacos, LLC joined the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) earlier this year through the Chamber’s Pathway’s program, a grant program designed to support women and minority entrepreneurs. When Trippy Tacos owner Chris Robles joined in January, his business was a food truck operation. After taking a short hiatus, he has successfully launched a brick & mortar location in Silver Spring. The GGCC conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony & joined Trippy Tacos at their celebration & grand opening of their restaurant on July 6, 2022. They are located at 12134 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring….

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Chamber to Award Public Safety Officials

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (June 17, 2022) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor over thirty-five Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Citizens at their 28th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 8, 2022. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s Sheriff, fire & police departments who have exemplified extraordinary heroic actions and exceptional performance of their duties. The event will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022, from 7:30-10:00 a.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Heritage Building, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg. This year we will recognize public safety officials…

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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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