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December 11, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Announces the 11th Annual Small Business of the Year Recipient

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Crown Trophy Gaithersburg as the recipient of the 11th Annual Small Business of the Year Award (SBY) on December 7, as a part of their Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Eric Myers with M&T Bank. “The Crown Trophy story is a great small business […]

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December 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

New Chick-fil-A Brings More Than 80 Jobs to Olney (VIDEO)

Updated: There’s a new Chick-fil-A in Olney. Local franchise owner, Erik Amick, joined county leaders for a grand opening early Thursday, bringing more than 80 new jobs to the area. The 4,886 square foot restaurant is located at 18115 Georgia Avenue and features a drive thru. “Olney is a great place to do business because […]

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October 18, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Local Non-Profit That Serves Children with Disabilities Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Equipment Connections for Children, Inc. (ECFC) and celebrated the grand opening of their new facility by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony on October 13. They are located at 18906 Premiere Court in Gaithersburg.   ECFC serves children with a disability in the greater Washington Metropolitan area by connecting […]

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September 28, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Local Maryland Chambers Partner for Networking Event at Sugarloaf Mountain

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC), Frederick County Chamber and Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce joined forces to bring its members together for the sixth annual “Evening of Networking” at the Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain on Thursday, September 22. Over 150 business people attended the exclusive event hoping to make new connections and strengthen their existing […]

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July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Get Real Health Opens New Offices in Rockville (PHOTOS)

Get Real Health, an award-winning, healthcare technology company, has expanded its corporate offices at 51 Monroe Street in the city of Rockville. Local leaders, including Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and County Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Nancy Floreen and Sidney Katz attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new offices Tuesday. Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce CEO Gigi […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Closings and Changes at Kentlands Square Shopping Center in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

Kmart and Payless Shoe stores are closing their doors at the Kentlands Square Shopping Center in Gaithersburg this summer. Sale signs are covering the doors and windows of both stores in the strip shopping center along Kentlands Boulevard. The stores are located in the same plaza as the Giant Food Store, several restaurants, service businesses […]

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July 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Ranks Third Worst State to Start A Business

In a new study conducted by WalletHub, analysts took a look at 2017’s best and worst states to start a business and Maryland ranks number 47, making it the third worst state to start a business. WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states across 20 key indicators of startup success to determine the best states to […]

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June 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Coming Soon to Clarksburg Premium Outlets: J. Crew Factory and Paul Stuart

Shoppers take note: Clarksburg Premium Outlets is adding more retailers. According to a news release, J. Crew Factory and Paul Stuart will open their doors at the shopping center later this summer. You will find J. Crew Factory on the High Street Level near Calvin Klein and Paul Stuart will be located near Salvatore Ferragamo. […]

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June 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

Rachel Carson Elementary School Hosts Career Day for Fifth Graders (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rachel Carson Elementary School’s fifth grade class celebrated Career Day on June 7th. PTA President Paula Ross said the students are studying careers in their curriculum unit and this was a chance for the fifth graders to ask questions and hear directly from people working in a variety of professional fields before they head off […]

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May 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: David Trone Headlines Small Business Networking Breakfast at MCM (VIDEO)

David Trone, the founder of Total Wine & More, headlined the Small Business Network breakfast at Montgomery Community Media’s studios on May 25th to a sold out crowd. Trone’s topic for the business event was, “Zero to $2 Billion: Entrepreneurship and Leadership.” Kelly Leonard  is the host of SBN. “It’s a Cinderella story nestled right […]

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