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September 28, 2018 | Laura Rowles

You Can Now Enroll in Training to Minimize Safety Risks and Feel Prepared

Three business-owner members of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC), who met each other at various networking and membership events, have formed a new business partnership called “C.A.S.E. Training”. The mission is to effectively empower others through sharing knowledge. C.A.S.E. stands for Confident, Aware, Safe and Empowered. The new partnership is made up of Ron […]

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September 28, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Kids Can Learn How to Code in Germantown

Prepare to be amazed as your child gains ninja coding skills and confidence along their journey from white to black belt at Germantown’s newest spot to code for kids. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Code Ninjas and celebrated the grand opening of their new location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, […]

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September 28, 2018 | Laura Rowles

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Establish Yourself as a Leader

Prepare yourself for career leadership at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s (GGCC) 2nd Annual “Level Up” seminar at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus (JHU MCC), 9605 Medical Center Drive, Room 123, Rockville on Tuesday, Oct. 16. ARE YOU READY TO LEVEL UP? Our “Level Up” seminar is an opportunity for professional development, focused on […]

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September 24, 2018 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®

It’s Not Too Soon For Taxes. 4 Moves You Can Make Now

With the April 15th tax filing deadline still months away, it may seem early to consider taxes, but when it comes to reducing your tax bill, starting early makes eminent sense. Too often tax planning is delayed until very late in the year or until we complete our tax returns. By then it is often […]

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September 22, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Blake High School Dominates Poolesville High School 42-6 Friday Night

The Blake Bengal defense established its dominance from the first moments of Friday night’s contest as they played host to the Falcons of Poolesville.  When the Bengal defense pushed the Falcons back to near the goal line you knew what was going to happen next.  The first two points (a safety) Blake would score resulted […]

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September 21, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Churchill Football Continues Winning Ways

The surprise football team in Montgomery County this season just might be the Churchill Bulldogs.  As a result of their 42-7 defeat of down-county rival Walt Whitman on Friday evening Churchill now stands at 4-0.  Churchill’s road to a Maryland Regional Division championship now goes through an October 5th meeting with Northwest.  The remainder of […]

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September 21, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Honors Its Volunteers and Awards Four

In a time-honored tradition, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored its volunteers at its membership picnic. The Business Networking after Five event on Thursday, September 20. The event was held at and sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg. The GGCC holds its annual picnic in honor of its volunteers who generously […]

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September 20, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Annual Membership Picnic Slated for September 20th

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor its volunteers, shows its commitment to volunteerism and recognize its Chamber stars at the Business Networking After Five / Annual Membership Picnic event on Thursday, September 20. The event will be held at and is sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg. The GGCC holds […]

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September 19, 2018 | Tonia Bui

Part III: An Open Letter to My Husband (Former Political Candidate)

To my dearest Hoan, Many referred to me as “Mrs. Dang” when you were running for County Council (At-Large). I did not take being a candidate’s wife lightly. Even though the political campaign brought chaos into our lives, I walked away from it all with one important lesson: how to be a partner. (more…)

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September 19, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Golf Tournament a Success Despite Hurricane Florence

Golfers were able to tee off and complete 18-holes of golf at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) 28th Annual Business Golf Classic despite the forecast of “Hurricane Florence” in the midst. Over 75 players, teed off at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, September 14. “Planning a golf outing […]

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