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September 9, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: Yoga for Seniors with Cheryl Kravitz (VIDEO)

On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker learns some special Yoga moves with the Gentle Yogi, Cheryl Kravitz. These special moves can be done by people who are wheelchair bound, seniors or just those that might need a little extra help. Yoga can be for anyone so you can get started too! […]

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September 9, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message from the Universe: Living a Mindful Life

“It is OK. You are all right. You needn’t second guess anymore. Everyone is safe. Nothing “bad” is going to happen. All of the promises have been kept. And you could not possibly be more adored. By me, The Universe”©Mike Dooley, http://tut.com The Universe always has your back. If you show enough perseverance towards reaching your […]

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September 8, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message from the Universe: Success is Awaiting

“I’d like to remind you, that there’s simply nothing you have to do – there’s no path you can’t walk away from, no person you have to make happy, and you don’t even have to work as hard as you now work – yet still, you can have it all.  Ah, abundance –     The Universe”©Mike […]

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September 7, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Annual Membership Picnic Slated for September 12th

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor its volunteers, show its commitment to volunteerism and recognize its Chamber stars at the Business Networking After Five / Annual Picnic event on Tuesday, September 12. The event will be held at and is sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg. The GGCC holds its […]

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September 7, 2017 | Elaine Blackman

We can Learn about Family from Interviews with WWII Oral History Project

In his interview with the World War II Oral History Project, Harry recalled that Aug. 15, 1945, was the day President Truman announced the end of the war. He also mentioned another reason for the date’s significance, as you’ll see in the transcript on this page. I first heard the interview after Harry died, on […]

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September 6, 2017 | Laura Rowles

GGCC to Host its 27th Annual Business Golf Classic

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will host its 27th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, on Friday, September 8. 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 […]

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September 5, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Senator Ben Cardin Meets with Business Leaders at the Multi-Chamber Hosted Town Hall

The Gaithersburg-Germantown and Rockville Chambers of Commerce, along with the Greater Bethesda, Montgomery County, and the Greater Silver Spring Chambers of Commerce joined forces for conversation with U.S. Senator Ben Cardin on August 31 at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. It was great for the business community to come together to talk about national […]

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September 5, 2017 | Mary Ruth McGinn

Ready to Learn New Things About Life

We begin the academic year with renewed energy and determination to discover our hidden gifts and talents and to use them in pursuit of something bigger than ourselves. On the final day of school in June, I met my incoming class. As always, I asked the students to write what they were thinking and feeling […]

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September 5, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Symmetry Salon Studios Gaithersburg Opens Their Fourth Maryland Salon; Celebrates with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Symmetry Salon Studios Gaithersburg and celebrated the grand opening of their studio by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony on August 24. They are located at 572 N Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg.     This is the fourth Symmetry Salon Studio in Maryland. Symmetry Salon Studios is a new salon […]

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September 5, 2017 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Four Money Tips for Young Professionals

It’s exciting to live in the Washington metropolitan area as a young professional. There are plenty of social activities in the city, and nature hikes are close by. I just enjoyed tubing and hiking last weekend with my Ultimate Frisbee friends at Harpers Ferry – loads of fun! As we enjoy life, it’s also good to […]

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