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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber to Host First Annual Virtual Business Expo

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (March 10, 2021) – The Chamber will be hosting an exciting Business Expo to bring local product and service providers together with the community to showcase all the best the area has to offer. If you’re looking for services to better meet the needs of your home or business then join us for our first virtual business expo. If you’re looking for services to better meet the needs of your home or business, then join us at EXPO Connect.  As we begin to think about a post-pandemic world, it is a time to rally together (virtually, of…

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Fun, Engaging Swim Lessons Available Now in the Kentlands

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Gaithersburg, MD (January 29, 2021) – A state-of-the-art aquatic facility dedicated to indoor swim classes and programs for children, ages 4 months and up, is now open in Gaithersburg. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony & joined Goldfish Swim School to celebrate their grand opening on January 29, 2021. They are located at 801 Center Point Way in Gaithersburg.  “It’s always great to see businesses opening at any time, but it’s even greater that we have businesses opening during this difficult time,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / CEO. Goldfish Swim School is committed…

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Get FabuLASH in the RIO

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Gaithersburg, MD (January 22, 2021) – You will leave feeling beautiful and more confident after an experience at Amazing Lash Studio. Ladies can now get eyelash extensions, lash lifts, & volume lashes at the brand-new Amazing Lash Studio.The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony & joined Amazing Lash Studio to celebrate their grand opening on January 22, 2021. They are located in the RIO at 20-D Grand Corner Avenue in Gaithersburg. This is a great way to start the New Year. Amazing Lash Studio joins a myriad of businesses who will be opening their doors in Upper…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 2021 Board of Directors Inducted

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 4, 2020) – It’s been 71 years since the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) came into being, and it’s safe to say that this year has been the most unusual of years on record. This year has not gone the way any of us envisioned it would. Keeping with unusual, the GGCC held their annual gala digitally the evening of December 3rd. The evening was a celebration of the partnerships the Chamber has to help grow and sustain a healthy local economy. The GGCC continues to support & serve start-ups, and small to large sized businesses,…

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Infinite Bridge Named the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber’s Small Business of the Year

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 4, 2020) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Infinite Bridge as the recipient of the 14th Annual Small Business of the Year Award (SBY) on December 3, 2020; at the Chamber’s first-ever virtual gala. The award was presented by Aj Nwoga with M&T Bank. The Small Business of the Year Award recognizes small businesses, which are a vital part of our economy and community. The award is presented to the small business that demonstrates success, community involvement, and excellent customer relations. Infinite Bridge, as an independent computer consulting firm, has been around officially since around 2002….

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Names its Young Professional of the Year

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (December 4, 2020) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Eric Ashmont, financial advisor at Edward Jones, as the recipient of the 8th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award (YPG) at the Chamber’s first-ever virtual gala. The award was presented by Laura Volovski of Adventist HealthCare. Adventist HealthCare was the sponsor of this year’s Young Professional of the Year award. “We very proud of our young leaders within our Chamber. Eric is a great part of our Chamber and I know he will continue to do great things”, said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / CEO. The Young…

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Local Food Delivery Service Celebrates Grand Opening

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Gaithersburg, MD (November 10, 2020) – You can now order your favorite local restaurant from local delivery service – 301 Delivery. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony on November 6, 2020. 301 Delivery LLC is a food delivery service in the Germantown, Gaithersburg, and Rockville areas. They bring your favorite restaurants right to your door or workplace, and on your schedule. They strive to offer the best delivery experience on the market today, surpassing all competitors with exceptional customer service and efficiency. Whether they deliver to your home or place of business, their deliveries…

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We’re Here for You, Your Team, & Your Business!

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We are often asked what does a Chamber of Commerce do? In short, a Chamber is a form of business network, a local organization of businesses whose goal is to further the interests of businesses. Essentially, we create an environment in which businesses can prosper. One of the many benefits from being associated with the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is interacting with the members, other professionals, and people in the community. Our members do business with each other because they want to; not because they’re required to make some monthly quota. This attitude comes from the heart. Members also…

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Roosters Men’s Grooming Center Ribbon Cutting

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Gaithersburg, MD (October 23, 2020) – Sit back and enjoy the comforts of an old-school barbershop with a modern twist at the brand-new Roosters Men’s Grooming Center. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony & joined Roosters Men’s Grooming Center to celebrate their grand opening on October 23, 2020. They are located in the RIO at 20-C Grand Corner Avenue in Gaithersburg.  Guests are invited to relax in oversized leather chairs in seven barber stations, including a private VIP room. Men of all ages may select from a variety of custom services including precision haircuts,…

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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce Conducts Over 80 Ribbon Cuttings

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Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (October 14, 2020) – When a business holds a ribbon cutting ceremony, it’s a time for owners, employees, the public, and the business community to celebrate the hope and prosperity that increased commerce represents. That is the idea behind “BACK TO BUSINESS & BETTER”, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) hosted 83 ribbon cuttings at businesses across the Upcounty. The Chamber team sprinted from business to business with a large pair of red scissors across the Upcounty to celebrate business. The ribbon cuttings are a symbol of hope, prosperity and opportunity for a better & stronger tomorrow…

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