December 31, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Close to ‘Finish Line,’ Novavax Enters Phase 3 Trials for COVID-19 Vaccine

Novavax, which is headquartered in Gaithersburg and has facilities in Rockville, announced it has moved into Phase 3 of its efficacy trial for its COVID-19 vaccine. Prevent-19 is designed to determine the efficacy, safety and immunogenicity of its vaccine. It expects to enroll up to 30,000 volunteers throughout the United States and Mexico, of which […]

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December 7, 2020 | Laura Rowles

BLOG: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 2021 Board of Directors Inducted

It’s been 71 years since the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) came into being, and it’s safe to say that this year has been the most unusual of years on record. This year has not gone the way any of us envisioned it would. Keeping with unusual, the GGCC held their annual gala digitally the […]

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December 7, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Infinite Bridge Named the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber’s Small Business of the Year

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Infinite Bridge as the recipient of the 14th Annual Small Business of the Year Award (SBY) on December 3, 2020; at the Chamber’s first-ever virtual gala. The award was presented by Aj Nwoga with M&T Bank. The Small Business of the Year Award recognizes small businesses, which are a vital […]

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November 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County’s Life Sciences Industry Expanding During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has not hurt all industries. In Montgomery County, the life sciences sector, in particular, is expanding. “The pandemic has clearly taken a huge toll on not just our economy, locally, but also as you know, nationally as well. However we still continue to see pockets of growth, especially in the life sciences,” […]

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November 2, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: We’re Here for You, Your Team, and Your Business!

We are often asked what does a Chamber of Commerce do? In short, a Chamber is a form of business network, a local organization of businesses whose goal is to further the interests of businesses. Essentially, we create an environment in which businesses can prosper. One of the many benefits from being associated with the […]

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October 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Continues Late-Night Alcohol Program Despite Meeting Suspension Requirement

Although Montgomery County has met one of the criteria that requires suspending its Late-Night Alcohol Sales Program, it is not yet planning on doing so. “By the definition we have met at least one of the criteria to suspend that program,” Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl Stoddard said at a […]

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October 16, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Carmen’s Italian Ice and Café Reopens Both Locations

Carmen’s Italian Ice and Café has reopened both of its locations, according to their social media page. The cafes will operate under temporary hours, Sunday through Saturday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m, with limited staff. The full menu will be available, but the café might need to limit some items to be efficient, according […]

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October 12, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Carmen’s Italian Ice and Café Temporarily Closes Both Locations

Carmen’s Italian Ice and Café will temporarily close both of its locations after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, according to the café’s Facebook page. After the café found out an employee had tested positive on Oct. 10, they notified other team members and customers. The café is taking the necessary precautions, according to an […]

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October 5, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Hundreds of Regal Cinemas to Close Across United States

All 536 Regal Cinemas in the United States will be temporarily suspending their operations as of Thursday, Oct. 8, the parent company Cineworld announced Monday in a press release. According to the press release, Cineworld cannot consider providing strong commercial films in their theaters “against the backdrop of COVID-19.” Major U.S. markets, like New York, […]

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October 2, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Office Depot de Gaithersburg Cerrará sus Puertas el 14 de Noviembre

Office Depot en Gaithersburg cerrará sus puertas definitivamente el 14 de noviembre. “Office Depot evalúa y optimiza continuamente su presencia minorista. Como resultado, la compañía cerrará su tienda Office Depot ubicada en 15790 Shady Grove Road en Gaithersburg el 14 de noviembre”, escribió Sarah England, gerente senior de relaciones públicas de Office Depot, Inc. en […]

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