Marilyn Balcombe

February 16, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Chamber of Commerce Debate Set for Candidates for County Executive Race

The Maryland County Executive elections of 2018 will take place on November 6, with the primary election occurring on June 26.  The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26 and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will elect a governor, a state […]

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February 8, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Germantown Gym Celebrates Grand Opening with GGCC Ribbon Cutting

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported ACAC Fitness and Wellness Centers and celebrated the grand opening of their Germantown location by conducting a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Jan. 26. They are located at 20500 Seneca Meadows Parkway, Germantown. ACAC Germantown provides a fitness experience for members of all ages in a clean and […]

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December 16, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards $6,000 in Scholarships and Raises Another $27,250

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is proud of its Montgomery College Scholarship Program. Our local economy relies on an educated workforce. The Chamber Scholarship provides financial assistance to Montgomery College students pursuing higher education. Each year, with the help of its donors, the Chamber awards students Montgomery College Scholarships at its Annual Celebration Dinner […]

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December 14, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 2018 Board of Directors Inducted

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce its 2018 Board of Directors. They are the leaders of the business community. “We have a great Board and I’m looking forward to a new year”, said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / CEO. The board was inducted on Thursday, December 7, 2017.The […]

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December 13, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards the 5th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Brett Rough, Senior Account Executive at Aerotek, as the recipient of the 5th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award (YPG) at their Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Ed Cooper, Total Wine & More’s Vice President of Public Affairs & Community Relations. Total Wine […]

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December 13, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Names Crews Their Board Chair

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) has named Barbara Crews their 2018 Board of Directors Chair. Crews is the assistant executive director for community relations at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus “I am really looking forward to the new year with Barbara at the helm. She is a great asset to the Chamber […]

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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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November 24, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members Support Toys for Tots & Have A Lot to Be Thankful For

In the words of Gandhi: “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” We give back because it teaches us find compassion within ourselves and to stay attached to values that are linked to the common good. No matter how tough you think your life is there’s always […]

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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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October 10, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber holds 12th Annual Upcounty Business Breakfast Briefing

Twelve years ago, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) established the Upcounty Business Breakfast Briefing (UCBBB) which affords Chamber members and Upcounty Business Leaders an opportunity to discuss legislative issues with their elected officials. On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, the GGCC was honored to have Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett; State Senators Cheryl Kagan, […]

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