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About Your Success is Our Business by Laura Rowles

Laura Rowles is the Director of Events & Marketing for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) serving almost 400 members by hosting over 30 networking events each year, as well as providing educational seminars and special events. The Chamber hosts numerous events each year including: breakfasts, lunches, after-five’s, ribbon cuttings... Read more

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GGCC Annual Business Golf Classic Slated for September

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce will hold its 23rd Annual Business Golf Classic on Friday, September 12 from 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Worthington Manor Golf Course, 8329 Fingerboard Road in Urbana. There will be a Noon shotgun.

Businesses are invited to grow their business & play golf at the same time. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf and the opportunity to network.  Meet business owners, representatives and supporters of business as you complete your round. Incredible prizes, golf contests, food and drinks await you on this unique golf experience.

Tournament Schedule:
Driving Range Open: 10:30 a.m.
Registration Begins: 10:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.
Shotgun Start: Noon
Award Reception: 5 p.m.

Tournament Features:

  • Scramble Scoring
  • Beat The Pro
  • Hole In One  Contest
  • Closest to the Pin
  • Longest Drive
  • And more……….

Sponsorships are now available and golfers are wanted. A Portion of the proceeds supports the Montgomery College Scholarship Fund.

GGCC Member Individual Golfer: $250
Non-Member Individual Golfer: $300

Please visit our website,, for further details.

Laura Rowles

About Laura Rowles

Laura is the Director of Events & Marketing for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce - a member-based organization of businesses that have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic, commercial and industrial progress in our communities. The area's economic well-being is a result of the caliber of work that is done by the Chamber. The Chamber has a major impact on business, income and future growth of the area. My position at the Chamber - Director of Events & Marketing - affords me the opportunity to plan quality events for our Members and market the Chamber is a variety of avenues. At the GGCC, we typically have around 30 events each year including: breakfasts, lunches, after-five's, ribbon cuttings and special events. The consensus is we have high quality events with good energy. In 2012, we had over 2,040 people visit our events. Most our events are free to Members so securing sponsorships for all events. Additionally, I am responsible for planning networking, overseeing the budget and marketing of all events in order to make them successful. Lastly, I coordinate all marketing and communication efforts of the GGCC including weekly email blasts, its quarterly newsletter, all social media platforms, media relations and community outreach. Laura authors the blog Your Success is Our Business on MyMCMedia.


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