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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November 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

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 started with reports in the Washington Post and elsewhere that Crystal City, Virginia, was at the […]

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October 31, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Small Business Network Panel: “Diversity of the Local Supply Chain”

Update Nov. 14: This networking session has been canceled. The next session will take place Thursday, Dec. 6. Montgomery Community Media’s November Small Business Network (SBN) Series examines the economic value of supplier diversity programs. Kelly Leonard will moderate a panel of business experts on supply chain diversity, including Carmen Ortiz Larson of Aquas, Inc., […]

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October 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

Four Added to Montgomery Business Hall of Fame

Four people were added to the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame on Tuesday: Mark Bergel, founder and executive director of A Wider Circle Michelle Freeman, CEO of Carl M. Freeman Companies Bruce Lee, president and CEO of Lee Development Group LLC; and Jorge Restrepo, founder and CEO of EurekaFacts LLC. The induction event took […]

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October 26, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

New Store in Bethesda Aims to Make Buying Tires Easier

Located in Bethesda’s bustling downtown is a new concept for changing your tires. Many places, such as gas stations and grocery stores, are delivering items right to your door and adding to the list of places: Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. I’m downtown Bethesda for the launch of a new concept by @rollbygoodyear that aims […]

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October 18, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Honest Tea Co-Founder Discusses Democratizing Organic Food Industry

In a recent visit to Montgomery Community Media studios for its October Small Business Network (SBN) session, Honest Tea Co-Founder Seth Goldman discussed with participants some of his new business ventures. Honest Tea is the nation’s top selling organic bottled tea, specializing in beverages that are just a tad sweet, organic and Fair Trade Certified. […]

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October 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Honest Tea Co-Founder Seth Goldman Headlines MCM’s October Small Business Network

Honest Tea Co-founder Seth Goldman was the featured guest of Montgomery Community Media’s October Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place Thursday, Oct. 18 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville located at 7548 Standish Place. The series of monthly morning sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard address topics of interest to […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Second Annual Regional Job Fair Set for Wednesday in Silver Spring

Looking for a job? Montgomery County will host the Second Annual East County Regional Job Fair on Oct. 17 from 3-7 p.m. in Silver Spring. This event is free and open to the public. Job seekers are asked to bring many copies of their resume and to dress in business attire. Registration for job seekers is encouraged […]

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October 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Community Forum to Focus on Future of Rockville Town Square

After the recent closing of several businesses in Rockville’s Town Square, including the Mellow Mushroom, Dawson’s Market, and Apollo, City of Rockville officials are hosting a town hall meeting for residents to voice their concerns on Oct. 9. The meeting will be held in the Buchanan Room at VisArts Center and begins at  7 p.m. Find […]

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October 2, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Dawson’s Market in Rockville to Close At The End of October

After six years in the Rockville community, Dawson’s Market in Rockville Town Square will close its doors on Oct. 27. “This was an extremely difficult decision to make,” the store’s owner Rick Hood said in a statement on the store’s website. “The Rockville community welcomed Dawson’s Market with open arms in 2012 and has supported […]

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September 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

MYDM #56

Here’s a clip from Manage Your Damn Money #56 with Ben Carter and Malcolm Ethridge: In the clip, Ben and Malcolm discuss some of the details presented in a Vox.com piece, which you can find here.

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