Small Business Network Examines Hiring & Firing in the #MeToo Era

Montgomery Community Media’s December Small Business Network (SBN) Series examines best practices for hiring and firing in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Kelly Leonard moderates a panel of business experts on best practices...

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Nonprofit Village Relocates to Larger Office in Rockville

The Nonprofit Village is moving to a spacious location in Rockville. Indeed, the new location will continue to be a “multi-tenant” center for the 30 nonprofit organizations it houses. With its new location, “the...

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Wheaton Revitalization Project Reaches Halfway Point

The Wheaton Revitalization is underway and has reached its halfway point. It is scheduled to be complete by May 2020. The project, which started in June 2017, will transform Wheaton’s old central business district to...

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More Than 164 Million Consumers Plan to Shop Thanksgiving Weekend

An estimated 164.6 million consumers are planning to shop Thanksgiving weekend, according to a study by The National Retail Federation (NRF) released Nov. 16. The numbers include those planning to shop on Thanksgiving Day, Black...

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Local Officials Put Positive Spin on Amazon News

Local officials put a positive spin on the news that Amazon has planned to split its second headquarters between New York City and Arlington County, Va. “The Arlington location will result in additional jobs, business, and...

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Amazon Might Have HQ2 and HQ2-Prime

Amazon reportedly will choose two sites for HQ2, news reports said Monday at the end of a flurry of reports over two days of what the mail-order retail giant would do with its second national headquarters. The news onslaught...

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Business

December 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fillmore to Hold Open Interview Session Saturday to Fill Openings

Looking for a job? The Fillmore in Silver Spring will hold an open interview session Saturday, Dec. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. They are recruiting for guest services and security positions. Job descriptions for the positions may be viewed at Live Nation Entertainment’s online career website. Qualified candidates must by 18 years of age […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Senator Cardin on Immigration Reform, Hate Speech, & Small Business Support

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin spoke about immigration reform and his support for small businesses at the 18th Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast. The breakfast united Maryland’s politicians and Montgomery County’s minority business leaders. Further, it provided a space to discuss legislative priorities. During his speech, Cardin shared his “priorities for the next congress.” In doing so, […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Politicians Meet with Minority Business Leaders Over Breakfast

The Minority Legislative Breakfast brought together politicians throughout Maryland to hear the legislative priorities of minority business leaders. Indeed, the African American Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County, the Asian American Political Alliance, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County hosted this event, which featured speeches from federal, state, and county level politicians. Above […]

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December 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Friday’s Annual Minority Breakfast Focuses on Common Priorities

The 18th Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast takes place on Friday, Dec. 7. The African American, Asian and Hispanic business communities join together to host the meeting. The three host organizations include: The African American Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County The Asian American Political Alliance The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County The purpose […]

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December 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Small Business Network Examines Hiring & Firing in the #MeToo Era

Montgomery Community Media’s December Small Business Network (SBN) Series examines best practices for hiring and firing in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Kelly Leonard moderates a panel of business experts on best practices for employee hiring and firing, including Erin Allen of Contemporaries, Meredith “Merry” Campbell of Shulman Rogers, and Jody Friend of JLM […]

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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Nonprofit Village Relocates to Larger Office in Rockville

The Nonprofit Village is moving to a spacious location in Rockville. Indeed, the new location will continue to be a “multi-tenant” center for the 30 nonprofit organizations it houses. With its new location, “the village” can do more to serve as an incubator for its nonprofits. At the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Kim Jones, executive […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Wheaton Revitalization Project Reaches Halfway Point

The Wheaton Revitalization is underway and has reached its halfway point. It is scheduled to be complete by May 2020. The project, which started in June 2017, will transform Wheaton’s old central business district to include a new 14-story Montgomery County Government office building. A new town square will be located outside of the building. […]

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November 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

More Than 164 Million Consumers Plan to Shop Thanksgiving Weekend

An estimated 164.6 million consumers are planning to shop Thanksgiving weekend, according to a study by The National Retail Federation (NRF) released Nov. 16. The numbers include those planning to shop on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Sunday, and Cyber Monday. While the survey indicates millions will shop each day, Black Friday will […]

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November 16, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Bethesda McDonald’s Recognized For Pushing Ecological Boundaries

Kari Swenson and Kenneth Foster, who own the McDonald’s on River Road in Bethesda, won the Montgomery County Green Business Innovator of the Year Award on Wednesday. The award recognizes leaders of change in Maryland, who use ecologically integrated business practices in the services they offer the public. Swenson and Foster own the first McDonald’s […]

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November 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Local Officials Put Positive Spin on Amazon News

Local officials put a positive spin on the news that Amazon has planned to split its second headquarters between New York City and Arlington County, Va. “The Arlington location will result in additional jobs, business, and investments — all of which will benefit the entire DC metropolitan region — and Montgomery County,” County Executive Ike […]

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