Laura Rowles

January 19, 2018 | Laura Rowles

One of the First Medical Cannabis Dispensaries is Now Open in Gaithersburg

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Herbology and celebrated the grand opening of one of the first medical cannabis dispensary’s in Gaithersburg by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, January 17. They are located at 106 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg. The company’s executive management is composed of a group of highly skilled business […]

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January 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Local Chamber of Commerce Hosts Seminar on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Allegations of sexual harassment from victims across the country sparked local leaders to hold a workshop around the issue in Montgomery County. The workshop, sponsored by the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce and Launch Workplaces, focused on identifying and preventing harassment in the workplace. “Kicking off the new year, we want to make sure that people […]

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January 16, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Luke’s Squad: What I Have Learned from a Childhood Hero

Allow me a moment of your time to deter from my normal blog material to shed light and bring awareness to DIPG. What’s DIPG? I’ll get to that. But first a short background on why I feel it is important to shed some light on why DIPG and how this particular story is touching my heart. […]

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December 14, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Young Professionals Support Family Services, Inc.

When they’re not working, networking, or socializing, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) young professionals are raising money & engaging with many community non-profits in a number of ways. The GGCC Young Professionals Group raised $130 at its Holiday Happy Hour on December 12 for Family Services, Inc.. “It’s incredibly rewarding to be able to […]

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November 13, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Local Chamber Raises over $1,000 for the Lollipop Kids Foundation

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s (GGCC) Construction Direct Connect Group raised $1,130 for the Lollipop Kids Foundation from the group’s AutumnFest Happy Hour held at Tapp’d in Bethesda. The monies were raised through event registrations, a silent auction, event games, and charitable donations. As part of the local community, our group is focused on supporting […]

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November 4, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Keys to Implementing a Successful Volunteer Program

Turns out building relationships with non-profit partners and those that volunteer within your organization is essential to success. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s Non-Profit Group held a panel discussion on “Volunteerism – Recruitment / Retention / Empowerment“. The conversation was focused on recruiting, retaining and creating meaningful experiences for volunteers. The roundtable conversation included panelists […]

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October 4, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Regional Young Professional Event Helps Foster Business Connections

The Greater Bethesda, Gaithersburg-Germantown (GGCC), Greater Silver Spring (GSSCC), and Rockville Chambers of Commerce along with Leadership Montgomery’s (LM) Emerging Leaders said goodbye to summer and hello to Fall at its 4th Annual “Regional Young Professional Group Happy Hour” at Lucky Strike Bethesda on Thursday, September 28. Emerging leaders from across the County attended the […]

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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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September 20, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Hosts Non-Profit Showcase

Nonprofits serve a very important role in our community. Annually, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) shows its commitment to volunteerism by giving its non-profit members the opportunity to “showcase” their organizations and communicate their role in our business community at its Membership Picnic. “We welcome all non-profit organizations to our Chamber. Not only do […]

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September 7, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Annual Membership Picnic Slated for September 12th

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor its volunteers, show its commitment to volunteerism and recognize its Chamber stars at the Business Networking After Five / Annual Picnic event on Tuesday, September 12. The event will be held at and is sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg. The GGCC holds its […]

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