December 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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 for employee hiring and firing, including Erin Allen of Contemporaries, Meredith “Merry” Campbell of Shulman Rogers, and Jody Friend of JLM […]

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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

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 village” can do more to serve as an incubator for its nonprofits. At the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Kim Jones, executive […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

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 include a new 14-story Montgomery County Government office building. A new town square will be located outside of the building. […]

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November 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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 Friday, Small Business Saturday, Sunday, and Cyber Monday. While the survey indicates millions will shop each day, Black Friday will […]

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November 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

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 investments — all of which will benefit the entire DC metropolitan region — and Montgomery County,” County Executive Ike […]

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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 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 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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September 15, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Electric Vehicles Spark Interest in Poolesville

Electric cars and motorcycles were featured in downtown Poolesville on Saturday while the town celebrated Poolesville Day.

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