Articles by Laura Rowles

December 7, 2020 | Laura Rowles

BLOG: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 2021 Board of Directors Inducted

It’s been 71 years since the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) came into being, and it’s safe to say that this year has been the most unusual of years on record. This year has not gone the way any of us envisioned it would. Keeping with unusual, the GGCC held their annual gala digitally the […]

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December 7, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Names its Young Professional of the Year

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Eric Ashmont, a financial advisor at Edward Jones, as the recipient of the 8th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award (YPG) at the Chamber’s first-ever virtual gala. The award was presented by Laura Volovski of Adventist HealthCare. Adventist HealthCare was the sponsor of this year’s Young Professional of the […]

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December 7, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Infinite Bridge Named the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber’s Small Business of the Year

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Infinite Bridge as the recipient of the 14th Annual Small Business of the Year Award (SBY) on December 3, 2020; at the Chamber’s first-ever virtual gala. The award was presented by Aj Nwoga with M&T Bank. The Small Business of the Year Award recognizes small businesses, which are a vital […]

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November 13, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Local Food Delivery Service Celebrates Grand Opening

You can now order your favorite local restaurant from a local delivery service – 301 Delivery. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 6. 301 Delivery LLC is a food delivery service in the Germantown, Gaithersburg, and Rockville areas. They bring your favorite restaurants right to your door or […]

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November 2, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: We’re Here for You, Your Team, and Your Business!

We are often asked what does a Chamber of Commerce do? In short, a Chamber is a form of business network, a local organization of businesses whose goal is to further the interests of businesses. Essentially, we create an environment in which businesses can prosper. One of the many benefits from being associated with the […]

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October 26, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Authentic, Upscale Barber Shop Opens in the RIO

Sit back and enjoy the comforts of an old-school barbershop with a modern twist at the brand-new Roosters Men’s Grooming Center. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony and joined Roosters Men’s Grooming Center to celebrate their grand opening on October 23, 2020. They are located in the RIO at […]

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October 15, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce Conducts Over 80 Ribbon Cuttings

When a business holds a ribbon cutting ceremony, it’s a time for owners, employees, the public, and the business community to celebrate the hope and prosperity that increased commerce represents. That is the idea behind “BACK TO BUSINESS & BETTER”, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) hosted 83 ribbon cuttings at businesses across the Upcounty. […]

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September 15, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: GGCC Holds 30th Annual Business Golf Classic

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) held its 30th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Tournament participants enjoyed a variety of competitions in addition to 18 holes of scramble golf tournament play. “It was a great outing,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC Executive […]

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August 6, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Tee It High. Let It Fly. GGCC to Host its 30th Annual Business Golf Classic

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will host its 30th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, September 11, 2020. The chamber’s tournament affords golfers the opportunity to grow their business & play golf at the same time. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf […]

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August 4, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Chamber to Award Public Safety Officials

Twenty-five years of honoring the Upcounty’s finest will continue despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor over twenty Upcounty Police Officers, Special Operations Teams, Firefighters, and Paramedics at their 25th Annual Virtual Public Safety Awards on Friday, August 28. This event honors our public safety personnel and first responders from […]

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