Articles by Laura Rowles

September 2, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Hires New Director of Membership

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) welcomes Stephen R. McDow II as their new Director of Membership. McDow brings more than 15 years’ experience providing marketing, outreach, partnership relations, and program development services and strategies to small businesses, startup businesses, non-profits, and trade associations. He believes that local and community-based businesses are key to building […]

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August 25, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Get the Results You Deserve at Germantown Chiropractic

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony and joined Germantown Chiropractic LLC to celebrate their grand opening on August 24, 2021. They are located 19508 Doctors Drive, Unit B in Germantown. “It’s always great to add new businesses to the community,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC president. “Adding quality health care services […]

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August 9, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Chamber Awards Fifty-Eight Public Safety Officials

Twenty-six years of honoring the Upcounty’s finest continued despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored fifty-eight Upcounty Police Officers and Public Safety Emergency Communications Specialists at their 26th Annual Public Safety Awards on Friday, July 30, 2021. This event honors the public safety personnel and first responders from Montgomery County Upcounty’s […]

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July 15, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Things are Shakin’ in Germantown

Two former nurses turned small business owners are now whipping up gourmet protein shakes and energy teas in Germantown. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and joined MoCo Nutrition LLC to celebrate their grand opening on July 9, 2021. They are located at 19857 Century Boulevard, Unit B in Germantown. We […]

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June 4, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: GGCC and TennisPlex Give Back to the Community

$1500 were raised through tennis lessons for the Upcounty Consolidation Hub at BlackRock Center for the Arts. The Montgomery TennisPlex and its coaches along with the support from the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) gave back to the local community by offering private, semi-private and customized group lessons. “TennisPlex wanted to give back to the […]

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June 2, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: My Perspective as a GGCC Intern

Even though the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) team has been working remotely, they were able to accept an intern for the 2020-2021 school year. It was our pleasure to have Isaac Shulman work alongside us. There was no one better suited to ride out the pandemic with us. The Chamber is so honored to be […]

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May 25, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Get Your Gelato in the Rio

The ultimate dessert experience is now available to you at Fantasticks Gelato Bar. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony and joined Fantasticks Gelato Bar to celebrate its grand opening on May 21. It is located at 215 Boardwalk Place in Gaithersburg. This was one of our sweetest ribbon cuttings,” said […]

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May 24, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: JPAR Stellar Living Comes to Gaithersburg

JPAR Stellar Living Real Estate is a 100% commission real estate brokerage firm and they have officially expanded their footprint in Maryland The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony and joined JPAR Stellar Living to celebrate their grand opening on May 19, 2021. They are located at 800 S Frederick Avenue, […]

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May 18, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Revive DMV Brings Wellness to the Community

A variety of vitamin injections and vitamin infusion are now available to you at Revive DMV in the RIO. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony and joined Revive DMV to celebrate their grand opening on May 13, 2021. They are located at 26-A Grand Corner Avenue, in Gaithersburg. “The […]

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March 19, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Create Memories at We Art Fun in Germantown

Create your own masterpiece at Germantown’s newest art studio, We Art Fun. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony and joined We Art Fun to celebrate their grand opening on March 18. They are located at 19847 Century Boulevard, Unit G, in Germantown. They offer pieces of ceramic, including painting […]

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