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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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(l:r) Mike Sesma, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember;  Jud Ashman, City of Gaithersburg Mayor; Jerry Therrien, President, Therrien Waddell, Inc. & GGCC Board Chair; Kristi Martin, President and COO, Ted’s Montana Grill; Ted Turner, Ted’s Montana Grill Co-Founder, Cheryl Kagan, State Senator - District 17; Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President; Paul Thompson, Ted’s Montana Grill Proprietor; George McKerrow, Ted’s Montana Grill Co-Founder and Henry Marraffa, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember at the Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Ted's Montana Grill in Downtown Crown Gaithersburg held on Monday, October 5, 2015. 
(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Events & Marketing)

GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Ted’s Montana Grill

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremonyfor Ted’s Montana Grill on Monday, October 5. This is Ted’s first Maryland location, third in the D.C. area and 46th location overall. They are located in the Downtown Crown shopping center at 105 Ellington Boulevard in Gaithersburg.

(l:r) Mike Sesma, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember;  Jud Ashman, City of Gaithersburg Mayor; Jerry Therrien, President, Therrien Waddell, Inc. & GGCC Board Chair; Kristi Martin, President and COO, Ted’s Montana Grill; Ted Turner, Ted’s Montana Grill Co-Founder, Cheryl Kagan, State Senator - District 17; Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President; Paul Thompson, Ted’s Montana Grill Proprietor; George McKerrow, Ted’s Montana Grill Co-Founder and Henry Marraffa, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember at the Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Ted's Montana Grill in Downtown Crown Gaithersburg held on Monday, October 5, 2015.  (photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Events & Marketing)

(l:r) Mike Sesma, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember; Jud Ashman, City of Gaithersburg Mayor; Jerry Therrien, President, Therrien Waddell, Inc. & GGCC Board Chair; Kristi Martin, President and COO, Ted’s Montana Grill; Ted Turner, Ted’s Montana Grill Co-Founder, Cheryl Kagan, State Senator – District 17; Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President; Paul Thompson, Ted’s Montana Grill Proprietor; George McKerrow, Ted’s Montana Grill Co-Founder and Henry Marraffa, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember at the Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Ted’s Montana Grill in Downtown Crown Gaithersburg held on Monday, October 5, 2015.
(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Events & Marketing)


 

Those that attended the ceremony were treated to wine, bison burgers, sour pickles, crab cakes, salt & pepper onion rings & some were lucky enough to meet Ted’s Montana Grill Co-Founders George McKerrow & Ted Turner. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ted’s Montana Grill was co-founded in 2002 by Ted Turner, the media entrepreneur, environmentalist and philanthropist and award-winning restaurateur, George W. McKerrow.

Ted’s Montana Grill is inspired by the pioneer spirit of the American West. They are committed to serving honest food served with genuine hospitality. The menu is known for its modern interpretation of hand-prepared, 100-percent fresh, classic American food. The chef inspired menu features the finest cuts and best selection of bison, including high-quality, steaks and award-winning burgers amongst a variety of other unique menu items. Learn more about them at: www.tedsmontanagrill.com.

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. 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. Or on Twitter at: @GGCCNEWS.

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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