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December 20, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards Over $4,500 in Montgomery College Scholarships

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 18, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Launches New Marketing Video

Did you know that the YouTube platform is in over 88 countries? Six out of ten people prefer online video platforms to live television. And by 2025, half of viewers under 32 will not subscribe to a pay-TV service. Astonishing right? YouTube is the world’s second largest search engine and third most visited site after […]

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December 17, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Magruder Defeats Crosstown Rival Sherwood, 60-47

Rockville, Maryland Magruder High School December 14, 2018 The early season contest between Sherwood High School and host Magruder was a Friday game where bragging rights in Olney were on the line.  the pace of the game was such that the 30-second shot clock was never a factor that required a team to shoot the […]

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December 16, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Auxilium Technology Named the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber’s Small Business of the Year

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Auxilium Technology as the recipient of the 12th Annual Small Business of the Year Award (SBY) on December 6; as part of their Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Aj Nwoga with M&T Bank. “Auxilium Technology is the great small business that exudes passion & […]

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December 14, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards Names its Young Professional of the Year

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded David McCormick-Goodhart, Financial Advisor at Savant Capital Management, as the recipient of the 6th Annual Young Professional of the Year Award (YPG) at the Chamber’s Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Laura Volovski of Adventist HealthCare. Adventist HealthCare was the sponsor of this year’s Young […]

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December 13, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 2019 Board of Directors Inducted

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is pleased to announce its 2019 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 6. The ceremony was conducted […]

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December 11, 2018 | Laura Rowles

World’s Largest Selection of Beer Now at Yard House Gaithersburg

The world’s largest selection of beer is now available in Gaithersburg, Maryland, as Yard House is now open for business. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Yard House on the grand opening of their new restaurant on Monday, Dec. 10. They are located at 211 Rio Boulevard in Gaithersburg. At Yard House Gaithersburg, you […]

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December 6, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

High School Student-Athletes of the Year in Montgomery County

Jenaisya Moore, Northwest High School and Marquez Cooper, Quince Orchard High School are my choices for Montgomery County student-athlete players of the year for the 2018 Fall sports season. Both are captains and led their respective teams to 4A state championships, one in volleyball and the other in football. Jenaisya Moore, a four-year starter with […]

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December 1, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Quince Orchard Wins MPSSAA 4A State Championship 40-33

Navy Marine Corps Stadium Annapolis, Maryland November 30, 2018 Quince Orchard’s path to the MPSSAA 4A state Championship began with a lightning-shortened game vs Bethesda-Chevy Case in late August when the Cougars scored 55 first half unanswered points.  The Cougars quest for a state championship after years of “almost” became a reality Friday night as […]

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December 1, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Conducts Ribbon Cutting for the Nonprofit Village Center

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported The Nonprofit Village Center, Inc. (NPV) on the grand opening of their new space. NPV will relocate this month to 15800 Crabbs Branch Road, Suite 300, in Rockville. The Nonprofit Village Center is an incubator for mission-based organizations, providing capacity building, professional support services and collaboration – all […]

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