GGCC Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Dinner to be Held in December
The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will hold their Annual Celebration Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, December 8 at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 2 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg.
The evening events include: the installation of the 2017 Board of Directors, a silent auction, dinner, music, the presentation of the Annual “You Made a Difference Award”, announcement of the “10th Annual Small Business of the Year” and the “4th Annual Young Professional of the Year” awards, and the awarding of scholarships funded by GGCC businesses to Montgomery College students.
“We’ve had a great year at the Chamber and look forward to continuing our successes into 2017. Our Celebration Dinner is a chance to reflect on our progress and present the vision of the New Year ahead,” said GGCC Executive Director Marilyn Balcombe.
The Annual “You Made a Difference Award” is given by the current Board Chair – Stuart Barr of Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered- to a to be named Board Member for their above & beyond contributions over the past year.
The 10th Annual “Small Business of the Year Award” will recognize a small business that is a vital part of our economy and community.
The 4th Annual “Young Professional of the Year” Award will recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of a highly motivated, emerging leader of the Chamber’s Young Professional’s group.
The City of Gaithersburg is the Title Sponsor of the event and City Mayor Jud Ashman will address the audience.
Catherine Matthews, Regional Director of the Upcounty Regional Services Center, will conduct the 2016 GGCC Board of Directors installation.
Other sponsors thus far include:
· Hughes Network Systems, LLC
· Montgomery College
· Therrien Waddell, Inc.
· Cartridge on Wheels
· Maryland Soccer Foundation
· Paul Simonetti, Allstate Insurance
· Hughes Network Systems, LLC
· Johns Hopkins University
· Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Gaithersburg Police Department will Present the Colors and lead the attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Interested parties can visit our events calendar for further details, sponsorship opportunities and/or to purchase tickets at www.ggchamber.org.
Sponsorship Opportunities include:
· Gold Sponsor: $2,000
· Silver Sponsor: $800.00
· Bronze Sponsor: $300
· Table Sponsor: $1,200
· Small Business of the Year Table: $1,200
· Young Professional of the Year Table: $1,200
· Scholarship Table: $1,000
Tickets are $125.
The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment.
The GGCC is located at 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg, MD. To learn more about the GGCC visit us at www.ggchamber.org. Find us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gaithersburg-Germantown-Chamber-of-Commerce/64339954570.