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August 16, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Chamber President Graduates from Vigorous Professional Development Program

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) would like to congratulate Marilyn Balcombe, President & CEO for completion of the Institute for Organization Management. Balcombe attended the Northeast Institute at Villanova University for the past 4 summers. A professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Institute for Organization Management was designed to […]

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August 15, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message from the Universe: Physical Sense of Reality

“Most don’t realize it, and few stop and wonder, yet from the extremely limited perspectives afforded by your physical senses it is impossible to know what you really, really want in material or circumstantial terms, because there is always “more” that you could be asking for than you can even see. More insights, more rewards, […]

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August 15, 2017 | Omri Haberman

Here We Go Again!

It’s that time of year again, everyone is back from summer vacations and the kids are going back to school.  Here at MCM, we look forward to meeting new people and welcoming back existing students/volunteers.  As our classes start up again, we have some exciting news.  First of all, MCM has a new Education & […]

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August 15, 2017 | Mandi Wyndham

August 14, 2017 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Back to School Time Management/Organizational Supply Suggestions for College Students

With back to school shopping well underway, parents and students often wonder what supplies/tools would be helpful for college students to have to keep organized, especially for those with ADHD/executive functioning, learning disabilities, or other issues that impede academic and overall functioning. While each person’s needs may be slightly different, and obviously the available space […]

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August 14, 2017 | John Kolm


“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook […]

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August 14, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Art of Problem Solving Academy Now Open and Celebrates with Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Ribbon Cutting

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Art of Problem Solving Academy (AoPs) and celebrated the grand opening of their academy by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for them on Friday, August 11, 2017. They are located at 9711 Washington Boulevard, Suite 150 in Gaithersburg.          Art of Problem Solving Academy offers small, highly interactive […]

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August 10, 2017 | Maureen Stiles

Summer 2017: Parental Rewind

I basically make a living talking about motherhood and all the trials and tribulations that come with it. I think we would all admit—it ain’t easy. In retrospect, I have no idea how my mother did it! Modern day parents can take advantage of a lot of handy gadgets unavailable to the generation before us. […]

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August 9, 2017 | Donna Evers

Homes ‘Priced-to-Sell’ Are Moving Fast in Metro Washington, DC

Homes ‘priced-to-sell’ in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. region during the month of June 2017, when compared to June of 2016, were selling briskly. According to the Metropolitan Regional Information System (MRIS), which tracks all home listing and sale activity reported by licensed residential real estate agents, showed a 15 percent drop off in the average […]

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August 8, 2017 | Christen Milstead

Art Exhibit Showcases Works from Ingleside Family of Retirement Communities

The Ingleside at King Farm community is currently hosting the “Three Sisters Traveling Art Exhibit,” a resident-led art show containing artwork from all three Ingleside communities. This is the first time an art show included works from every community and it has been an integral part of the King Farm community. Ingleside at King Farm, an […]

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