MCM’s February Small Business Network Features Mikel and David Blair

Mikel and David Blair are the featured guests of Montgomery Community Media’s February Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place Feb. 21 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville located at 7548...

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Montgomery Facing ‘Constrained Quality of Life’

A pro-business Montgomery County group released a report Tuesday morning that said the county was experiencing a “constrained quality of life.” Empower Montgomery, which tried to influence the 2018 Democratic primary, said...

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Elrich and Navarro Talk Business at MCM’s January Small Business Network Session

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro were the guests of Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network (SBN) session on January 17. The event was sold out. Watch the full video...

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BB&T to Close Rockville Branch, Company Says

BB&T will be closing its downtown Rockville branch on April 12, a company spokesman said. “More and more, our clients are choosing to conduct their banking business digitally both here at BB&T and in the financial...

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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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January 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s February Small Business Network Features Mikel and David Blair

Mikel and David Blair are the featured guests of Montgomery Community Media’s February Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place Feb. 21 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville located at 7548 Standish Place. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased online, here. The series of monthly morning sessions facilitated […]

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January 22, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Facing ‘Constrained Quality of Life’

A pro-business Montgomery County group released a report Tuesday morning that said the county was experiencing a “constrained quality of life.” Empower Montgomery, which tried to influence the 2018 Democratic primary, said the county’s low private job growth, ballooning county government salaries and an expensive public liquor business have contributed to the county’s financial malaise.  […]

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January 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Elrich and Navarro Talk Business at MCM’s January Small Business Network Session

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro were the guests of Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network (SBN) session on January 17. The event was sold out. Watch the full video from the event below.   .@nancy_navarro said the council has put in place strong tools to help small businesses, but now […]

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January 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

U.K. Biopharmaceutical Company Coming to Rockville

Autolus, a biopharmaceutical company based in London, plans to open U.S. headquarters in Rockville adding 170 jobs to Montgomery County by 2021, Gov. Larry Hogan’s office announced. The company focuses on discovering and developing treatments for cancer. A leader in T-cell programming and manufacturing technology, the company will also have research and development and manufacturing […]

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January 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Comptroller Franchot Honors Two Montgomery County Businesses

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot honored two Montgomery County businesses on Thursday with certificates of recognition: Bethesda Bagels and Shapiro and Duncans. Thank you @MDComptroller for honoring us this morning! It is always great to be recognized! #stillhandmade #eatmorebagels #shoplocal pic.twitter.com/Lh1uqg9jWK — Bethesda Bagels (@bethesdabagels) January 10, 2019 Franchot recognized Bethesda Bagels for “providing fresh-baked bagels […]

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January 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

BB&T to Close Rockville Branch, Company Says

BB&T will be closing its downtown Rockville branch on April 12, a company spokesman said. “More and more, our clients are choosing to conduct their banking business digitally both here at BB&T and in the financial industry as a whole,” wrote David R. White in an email. White is BB&T’s vice president for corporate communications. […]

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December 20, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Dawson’s Market Returns to Rockville Town Square

Community members won their fight to bring Dawson’s Market back to Rockville Town Center. Indeed, the beloved grocery store, which distributes locally grown foods, has re-opened after closing its doors on Oct. 27. The store closed amidst other businesses closing in Rockville, including the Mellow Mushroom, and the Apollo restaurant. There was so much backlash […]

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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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