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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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November 30, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard Wins 4A State Football Championship

ANNAPOLIS, MD Friday, November 30 Quince Orchard (QO) defeated a determined North Point team to claim the 4A State Football title Friday. In a game that was close throughout the Quince Orchard Cougars found a way to bring it home for their fans. The Cougars won the title behind the running on Marquez Cooper, who […]

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November 30, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members Support Toys for Tots & Give Thanks

So much of what we all have to be thankful for are the people in our lives – and that includes our Chamber members. On the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 27, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) had the opportunity to bring some joy to over fifty Montgomery County children by giving back – through […]

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November 29, 2018 | Tonia Bui

Notable General Election Outcomes For Diverse Women Candidates in Montgomery County

Maryland saw a record number of women elected to the General Assembly for the General Elections. As November comes to a close, Politics Within Politics (PWP) would like to recognize a few notable outcomes from the November 6 election results for women candidates in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Historically Elected African American Women to House […]

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November 28, 2018 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

Six Things to Know About Qualified Business Income Deduction

Thanks to tax reform legislation passed in December 2017, eligible taxpayers may now deduct up to 20 percent of certain business income from qualified domestic businesses, as well as certain dividends. Eligible taxpayers can claim the deduction for the first time on the 2018 federal income tax return they file in 2019. Note: Although the final […]

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November 26, 2018 | Adina Crawford

Staying in the Game of Fitness

There are alarming rates all over the internet as it relates to African American Women and the health matters associated with our race. Just recently I read an article (DHHS) and they talked about why four out of five black women are overweight, obese, and/or lacking in physical fitness. While we know that Diet and […]

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November 25, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard Defeats Rival Wise, 31 – 6

GAITHERSBURG MD, FRIDAY NOVEMBER 23 Quince Orchard (QO) shook off years of frustration and over powered Dr. Henry Wise High School to claim a spot in next week’s Maryland 4A football state finals against North Point. The final score of 31-6 did not define the complete game performance by the Cougars while Wise appeared dazed. […]

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