Your Success is Our Business by Laura Rowles


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 and special events. The consensus is the Chamber has high quality events with good energy. In 2012, we had over 2,040 people visit our events. Join in learning about the events GGCC offers the business community.

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Blog: GGCC and TennisPlex Give Back to the Community

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$1500 were raised through tennis lessons for the Upcounty Consolidation Hub at BlackRock Center for the Arts. The Montgomery TennisPlex and its coaches along with the support from the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) gave back to the local community by offering private, semi-private and customized group lessons. “TennisPlex wanted to give back to the […]

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Blog: My Perspective as a GGCC Intern

Isaac Shulman was the Gaithersburg- Germantown Chamber of Commerce 2020-2021 intern. He was a senior at Northwest High School.  He heads to Muhlenberg College this Fall.
(photo: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Marketing)

Even though the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) team has been working remotely, they were able to accept an intern for the 2020-2021 school year. It was our pleasure to have Isaac Shulman work alongside us. There was no one better suited to ride out the pandemic with us. The Chamber is so honored to be […]

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Blog: Get Your Gelato in the Rio

(l:r) Kishan Bikki Nathalie Khattar, & Marianne Khattar of Fantasticks Gelato Bar are presented a citation from Ken Reichard on behalf of Senator Ben Cardin, celebrating the grand opening of their gelato shop in the RIO.
(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Marketing)

The ultimate dessert experience is now available to you at Fantasticks Gelato Bar. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony and joined Fantasticks Gelato Bar to celebrate its grand opening on May 21. It is located at 215 Boardwalk Place in Gaithersburg. This was one of our sweetest ribbon cuttings,” said […]

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Blog: JPAR Stellar Living Comes to Gaithersburg

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JPAR Stellar Living Real Estate is a 100% commission real estate brokerage firm and they have officially expanded their footprint in Maryland The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony and joined JPAR Stellar Living to celebrate their grand opening on May 19, 2021. They are located at 800 S Frederick Avenue, […]

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Blog: Revive DMV Brings Wellness to the Community

(l:r) The Revive DMV team comprised of Kian Kassraei, Zoey Bennaim, Stacey Pierce, Kristy Mattheson, Tom Edwards, & James Scribner, are ready to help you renew your health through comprehensive quality care in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Marketing)

A variety of vitamin injections and vitamin infusion are now available to you at Revive DMV in the RIO. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony and joined Revive DMV to celebrate their grand opening on May 13, 2021. They are located at 26-A Grand Corner Avenue, in Gaithersburg. “The […]

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Blog: Create Memories at We Art Fun in Germantown

Roxana Rojas is the owner of We Art Fun, Germantown Maryland’s newest art studio where customers can paint ceramics for decorative purposes or for everyday use. More > we-art-fun.com. 
(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Marketing)

Create your own masterpiece at Germantown’s newest art studio, We Art Fun. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony and joined We Art Fun to celebrate their grand opening on March 18. They are located at 19847 Century Boulevard, Unit G, in Germantown. They offer pieces of ceramic, including painting […]

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Blog: Local Dispensary Offering Delivery, Curbside Pick-Me-Ups Opens in Montgomery Village

Three cheers for Curaleaf! Curaleaf Dispensary opened their medical cannabis dispensary on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Montgomery Village, Maryland. They serve 350K+ registered patients across 23 states and have 101 dispensaries and 22 cultivation sites. More > www.curaleaf.com. 
(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Marketing)

A local medical cannabis dispensary, focusing on your relationship with cannabis, is now open in Montgomery Village. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon-cutting ceremony and joined Curaleaf Dispensary to celebrate their grand reopening on March 12. They are located at 10011 Stedwick Road in Gaithersburg. Curaleaf’s mission is to produce pharmaceutical-grade, […]

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Blog: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber to Host First Annual Virtual Business Expo

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The Chamber will be hosting an exciting Business Expo to bring local product and service providers together with the community to showcase all the best the area has to offer. If you’re looking for services to better meet the needs of your home or business then join us for our first virtual business expo. If […]

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Blog: Fun, Engaging Swim Lessons Available Now in the Kentlands

(l:r) Jake Atchoo, manager; Zachary Healy, general manager; and Goldfish celebrate the grand opening of their new business – Goldfish Swim School in the Kentlands Gaithersburg. They opened the doors to the state-of-the-art aquatic facility on Friday, January 29, 2021. They are ready to welcome children ages 4 months and up. Dive in.
(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Marketing)

A state-of-the-art aquatic facility dedicated to indoor swim classes and programs for children, ages 4 months and up, is now open in Gaithersburg. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony and joined Goldfish Swim School to celebrate their grand opening on January 29. They are located at 801 Center Point […]

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Blog: Get FabuLASH in the RIO

(l:r) Co-Owner’s Tracee Wood & Kerri Jurimae celebrate the grand opening of their new business - Amazing Lash Studio in the RIO Gaithersburg. They opened the doors to the spa-like studio on Friday, January 22, 2021. Wood, Jurimae & their team provide eyelash extensions and related services so guests will leave feeling amazing. 
(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Marketing)

You will leave feeling beautiful and more confident after an experience at Amazing Lash Studio. Ladies can now get eyelash extensions, lash lifts, and volume lashes at the brand-new Amazing Lash Studio. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony and joined Amazing Lash Studio to celebrate their grand opening on […]

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