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First Silver Spring Easter Egg Hunt Connects Local Artists, Businesses

It’s not your average Easter Egg hunt. And that’s the goal for Silver Spring Inc., as the organization gears up for what they hope is a cultural event that connects local businesses and artists with the community....

Qmem Brings Ethiopian Spices to Silver Spring (Video)

Qmem, a line of spices sold in Montgomery County stores is looking to do more than just help its customers make Ethiopian meals. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of how one local business is looking to empower single...

‘Urban Butcher’ Moves Into Silver Spring (Video)

A new business in Silver Spring is catching attention for its urban twist on the classic butcher shop, and is hoping to draw customers in with its unique “nose to tail” dining.   There are three elements to the...

MedImmune and Johns Hopkins Announce $6.5 Million Collaboration

MedImmune, AstraZeneca’s global biologics research and development arm, and Johns Hopkins University today (Dec. 11) announced they have entered into a five-year, $6.5 million research collaboration. This is a broad-scale,...

White Oak Master Plan is ‘Priority’ for 2014 (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Montgomery County’s Economic Development Director Steve Silverman talks about his goal for the upcoming year: tackling the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan. Take a look here:...

Brace Pharmaceuticals Locates in Rockville

On a trade mission to Brazil, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that Brace Pharmaceuticals, an investment company created by EMS S/A, Brazil’s largest domestic pharmaceutical company, has opened its U.S....

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First Silver Spring Easter Egg Hunt Connects Local Artists, Businesses

It’s not your average Easter Egg hunt. And that’s the goal for Silver Spring Inc., as the organization gears up for what they hope is a cultural event that connects local businesses and artists with the community. Between 1,100 and 1,400 eggs area hidden throughout Silver Spring for the first annual free hunt that runs […]

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County Encourages Local Businesses to Be Active (Photo)

photo of Steve Silverman and Isiah Leggett at launch of Increase Your Business Strength campaign

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett April 15 joined local chamber and business support organization executives and board members, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (DED) Director Steve Silverman and other representatives of the local business community to officially launch the Increase Your Business Strength local marketing campaign. “We are excited to spearhead the County’s first-ever […]

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Leggett to Launch Local Business Strength Marketing Campaign

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will join local chamber and business support organization executives, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development Director Steve Silverman and other representatives of the local business community to officially launch the “Increase Your Business Strength” local marketing campaign. A key component of DED’s FY2014-2015 strategic plan is to help increase membership in […]

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Small Business Awards Set For May 9

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The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Karen Zuckerman, chief creative director and president of Rockville-based HZDG, a full service integrated marketing communications agency, will be the keynote speaker for the 2014 Montgomery County Small Business Awards ceremony on May 9. The event will take place at the Bethesda North Marriott […]

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Forum on International Trade

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Competing for a Place in the Global Economy – April 22 The US Department of Commerce, US Commercial Service, US Small Business Administration and the Maryland-DC District Export Council is hosting in partnership with Montgomery Community Media a four-hour program on the challenges and opportunities facing companies going global and exporting their services or goods.  […]

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Rockville Holds Business Appreciation Week (Video)

Every year, the City of Rockville makes it a point to give some special attention to its business community. Rockville 11′s Katie Ghardi has details about this year’s event. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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Destination Poolesville Business Fair Set for March 29

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The Town of Poolesville’s 5th annual community business fair is scheduled for Saturday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Poolesville Baptist Church, 17550 West Willard Rd. “Destination Poolesville” features local businesses and entertainment. More than 30 businesses have registered to participate. Visitors to the event will have the opportunity to visit […]

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Ribbon Cutting for BC Steakhouse in Gaithersburg (Photos)

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The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a “Ribbon Cutting / Grand Opening” Ceremony for BC Steakhouse-Silver Birch Bar. BC Steak is located at 15710 Shady Grove Road in Gaithersburg. The ceremony was conducted on Friday, March 21. BC Steakhouse-Silver Birch Bar is a newly remodeled, upscale steakhouse featuring the Silver Birch Bar with features […]

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MCM Event Connects Businesses, Hispanic Community (Video)

With the Hispanic population in Montgomery County growing in record numbers, a recent networking event at the Montgomery Community Media studios in Rockville focused on helping businesses reach out and connect with those diverse communities. In this MyMCMedia report, Valerie Bonk explores advice presented by National Hispanic Communications Group President and CEO Lorna Virgili during […]

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Brasserie Beck Opening Soon in Kentlands (PHOTOS)

The signs are up at the Brasserie Beck location in downtown Kentlands, which is the former site of O’Donnell’s Sea Grill at 311 Kentlands Boulevard. According to the restaurant’s Facebook page, the new Gaithersburg location is expected to open in mid-April. Hiring began this month and construction on an outdoors deck is now underway.

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