Area Grocery Stores Open for Business after Snowstorm

The snowstorm has forced offices, businesses and schools around the region to close on Monday. According the National Weather Service, some areas received nearly 30 inches of snow. Some grocery stores in the County closed during the snow storm while others remained open. If you’re running low on food, here’s a list of some of the stores around Montgomery County that are open for business.

Open today from 9am-5pm. Come on in and say hi. Unless we get some other employees who can dig out, its just the same 9 of us. We've all been here since Friday morning, some as early as 3am.

Posted by Chevy Chase Supermarket on Sunday, January 24, 2016

All Giant stores are in Montgomery County are open.









Tax Planning for Small Business Owners

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Tax planning is the process of looking at various tax options to determine when, whether, and how to conduct business transactions to reduce or eliminate tax liability. Many small business owners ignore tax planning. They don’t even think about their taxes until it’s time to meet with their CPAs, EAs, or tax advisors but tax […]

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Police Release Surveillance Footage of Motorcycle Theft Suspects (VIDEO)


Montgomery County police continue to investigate a July 22nd theft of a motorcycle that happened at a residential parking lot located on the 1400 block of East West Highway. Police released surveillance video of two suspects this week and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. According to police, the video surveillance shows […]

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Judge Says Doctor's Report Indicates Catherine Hoggle Remains Not Competent and Dangerous (VIDEO)

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Catherine Hoggle appeared in front of District Court Judge Holly Reed, III on Sept. 27th for a status hearing in Rockville. During the hearing, Judge Reed reported that Dr. Danielle Robinson of Clifton T. Perkins State Hospital has evaluated Hoggle and determined that Hoggle remains not mentally competent to stand trial and is deemed dangerous. […]

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Rain in the Forecast This Week


Montgomery County residents may find their commute to work and school slowed by wet roads on Tuesday morning. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer is advising drivers to slow down and to increase stoppage distance between vehicles. He also reminds motorists to turn their headlights on if they are using their […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 27, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Sept. 27th, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to be briefed on issues related to the Flower Branch Apartments explosion that occurred in Silver Spring last month. The council will also issue a proclamation honoring Hispanic Heritage month. 2. Election Events: It’s […]

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County Council to Receive Briefing About Silver Spring Apartment Explosion (VIDEO)

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The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on Tuesday, Sept. 27, about issues related to the Aug. 10 Flower Branch Apartments explosion and fire in Silver Spring. More than 50 public and private agencies have been involved with this emergency and response on Arliss Street. Director Earl Stoddard from the County’s Office of Emergency Management […]

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State Grant to Help Expand Employment Opportunities to those with Disabilities in County

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WorkSource Montgomery will be able to expand its employment opportunities for residents with disabilities due to the federal funding the State of Maryland will be receiving as a part of a grant o serve job seekers in Montgomery County and Anne Arundel County. According to a news release, the U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded Disability […]

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Friday Night Lights Football in the DMV (PHOTOS)

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This past weekend two private schools from Montgomery County had notable football action involving teams from the District and Arlington. On Friday night Bullis hosted Bishop O’Connell in a non-affiliated contest in Potomac. Then on Saturday afternoon Good Counsel traveled to Northwest Washington to take on St. John’s in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) […]

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MC EFCU Awards Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarship to Montgomery College Student (PHOTOS)


The Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union (MC EFCU) honored two college students with the Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarships at this year’s County Executive’s Hispanice Gala. Montgomery College student Jacqueline Medina and Community College of Baltimore County Mareine Mbengang were awarded the scholarships. 50 other scholarships were also presented at the gala this year to […]

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Gaithersburg-Germantown & Frederick Chambers Host “An Evening of Networking”

(l:r) Marilyn Balcombe, Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce President & CEO and Elizabeth Cromwell, Frederick County Chamber of Commerce President & CEO at the 5th Annual “Evening of Networking  – Chambers Join Forces” on September 21, 2016 at the Comus Inn. 
 (Photo credit – Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Events & Marketing)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) and Frederick County Chamber joined forces to bring its members together for the 5th Annual “Evening of Networking” at the Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Over 150 business folks attended the exclusive event in the hopes to make new connections and/or strengthen their existing […]

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Laura Rowles

About Laura Rowles

Laura is the Director of Events & Marketing for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce - a member-based organization of businesses that have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic, commercial and industrial progress in our communities. The area's economic well-being is a result of the caliber of work that is done by the Chamber. The Chamber has a major impact on business, income and future growth of the area. My position at the Chamber - Director of Events & Marketing - affords me the opportunity to plan quality events for our Members and market the Chamber is a variety of avenues. At the GGCC, we typically have around 30 events each year including: breakfasts, lunches, after-five's, ribbon cuttings and special events. The consensus is we have high quality events with good energy. In 2012, we had over 2,040 people visit our events. Most our events are free to Members so securing sponsorships for all events. Additionally, I am responsible for planning networking, overseeing the budget and marketing of all events in order to make them successful. Lastly, I coordinate all marketing and communication efforts of the GGCC including weekly email blasts, its quarterly newsletter, all social media platforms, media relations and community outreach. Laura authors the blog Your Success is Our Business on MyMCMedia.


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