The “Nighttime Economy” Task Force held its first meeting on May 20. The task force’s goal is to improve the nightlife in the county. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) attended it and says the issue won’t get solved overnight. “If you really want long-term solutions, it will take time for us to resolve those [...]
The Montgomery Community Television (MCT) Board of Directors met on May 20. At the meeting, the board ratified the new access committee charter and approved the process for implementing the new board governance. Here are some photos from the meeting: The next meeting is scheduled for June 24.
MCM’s executive director gave a short presentation on the importance of including video on your business’s website at the May 16 Small Business Networking Breakfast. Take a look.
UPDATED on 5/20 Montgomery County’s new Nighttime Economy Task Force will meet on May 20 at 5 p.m. at the Civic Building in Silver Spring. For more information about future meetings, visit the county’s website here: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/nighttimeeconomy/when.html Who’s Who: Nighttime Economy Task Force Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has announced his appointments to the county’s [...]
Montgomery Community Media hosted the small business networking breakfast on May 16 and County Council member Nancy Floreen delivered the keynote address. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can find out more about upcoming economic development events by visiting the county’s Choose Montgomery website at www.choosemontgomerymd.com.
Montgomery County Council member Nancy Floreen will headline a free, small business networking breakfast on May 16 from 7:15 -8:30 a.m. at Montgomery Community Media’s television station, 7548 Standish Place, Rockville. Since 2002, Floreen has served as an at-large member of the Montgomery County Council, and she served a one-year term as Council President in [...]
Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union (MC EFCU) now offers members a new Visa Platinum Rewards Card that features no annual fee, no balance transfer fee, no cash advance fee and includes a robust rewards program, with benefits such as a cash-back option, gift cards, merchandise and travel savings. We were proud to have been [...]
Marilyn Balcombe, President/CEO, Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce was elected to the Maryland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors on May 1. As the 2013 President of the Maryland Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, Ms. Balcombe takes over an ex-officio position on the Maryland Chamber’s Board of Directors for the coming year. The Board, consisting [...]
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (DED) announced on May 2nd that employment in the county between 2010 and 2012 grew by nearly 25,000 jobs – from 631,154 jobs in 2010 to 655,824 jobs in 2012. That represents a 3.9% job growth rate. During the same period job growth in Fairfax City & County [...]
The Shops on Amherst was awarded the Revitalization Award from the Wheaton Redevelopment Advisory Committee (WRAC) on April 24. The Revitalization Award recognizes improvements that convey positive change in Wheaton and encourage innovation and a high level of business professionalism by business and commercial property owners. Seven businesses/commercial property owners were nominated by the WRAP [...]