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Laura Rowles is the Director of Events & Marketing for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) serving almost 400 members by hosting over 30 networking events each year, as well as providing educational seminars and special events. The Chamber hosts numerous events each year including: breakfasts, lunches, after-five’s, ribbon cuttings... Read more

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GGCC to Host its 25th Annual Business Golf Classic

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will host its 25th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club on Friday, September 11.

The chamber’s tournament affords golfers the opportunity to grow their business & play golf at the same time. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf and the opportunity to network.

“At the Chamber, relationship building is what it’s all about. Our golf tournament is a great time to do just that – meet new people, reconnect with others”, said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC Executive Director.

The GGCC is grateful to its sponsors, golfers, volunteers and Worthington Manor Golf Club. The GGCC golf tournament sponsors included:


  • City of Gaithersburg
  • Genesis Security Systems, LLC
  • Hughes Network Systems, LLC
  • Montgomery College Germantown Campus
  • PCC Construction Components, Inc. 

Golfer Gift

  • DeLeon & Stang CPAs & Advisors
  • Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union

Award Reception Sponsor

  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
  • Gaudreau, Inc. ARCHITECTS | PLANNERS
  • Scheer Partners, Inc.

Lunch Sponsor

  • Lakeforest Mall


  • Therrien Waddell, Inc.

Golf Balls

  • A.B. Veirs & Sons Paving 

Beverage Cart

  • Linowes and Blocher, LLP

Long Drive Women

  • Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered

Long Drive Men

  • GeneDx

Closest to the Pin Men

  • Bob Cowdrey


Eagle Contest

  • EagleBank

Tee Sponsors

  • Asbury Methodist Village
  • DVA Architects
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
  • General Insurance Group, Inc.
  • Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa
  • Harp & Shamrock Society
  • Monument Bank
  • Quinter Design
  • Revere Bank
  • Rodgers Consulting, Inc.
  • Shannon & Luchs Insurance Agency Inc.
  • Stein Sperling Bennett Dejong Driscoll & Greenfeig PC
  • WLR Automotive Group, Inc.

Allen DeLeon of DeLeon & Stang, CPAs and Advisors is the Chair and Master of Ceremonies for the event.

The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment

The GGCC is located at 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg. To learn more about the GGCC visit us at Find us on Facebook at: And on Twitter at @GGCCNEWS.


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About Laura Rowles

Laura authors the blog Your Success is Our Business on MyMCMedia. Laura is the Director of Events & Marketing for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce - a member-based organization of businesses that have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic, commercial and industrial progress in our communities. The area's economic well-being is a result of the caliber of work that is done by the Chamber. The Chamber has a major impact on business, income and future growth of the area. My position at the Chamber - Director of Events & Marketing - affords me the opportunity to plan quality events for our Members and market the Chamber is a variety of avenues. At the GGCC, we typically have around 30 events each year including: breakfasts, lunches, after-five's, ribbon cuttings and special events. The consensus is we have high quality events with good energy. In 2012, we had over 2,040 people visit our events. Most our events are free to Members so securing sponsorships for all events. Additionally, I am responsible for planning networking, overseeing the budget and marketing of all events in order to make them successful. Lastly, I coordinate all marketing and communication efforts of the GGCC including weekly email blasts, its quarterly newsletter, all social media platforms, media relations and community outreach.


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