July 12, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Lawsuit Alleges Mobile Home Tenants Billed Excessive Water Fees, Intimidated

CASA, an organization that advocates for immigrants and Latinos, filed a lawsuit on July 7 against the management company of Middlebrook Mobile Home Park in Germantown, alleging that 28 tenants have been intimidated and charged illegal water fees. Tenants have been charged excessive fees since summer of 2018, when a new management took over and […]

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March 8, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Dance Education is Blossoming in Gaithersburg

Dancers are given an encouraging environment to grow and excel their dance education at Impact Performing Arts, LLC. The Impact team “supports dancers to grow artistically and academically, and develop them into well-rounded individuals”. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Impact Performing Arts, LLC on the grand opening of their new dance studio on […]

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September 8, 2016 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®

August-Here’s To Your Wealth

To raise or not to raise? That has been the question for most of the past few years if you are a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). The FOMC is the arm of the Federal Reserve Bank that votes on what they want to do with interest rates. The challenge is […]

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June 9, 2016 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®

Five Financial Concepts Your Teens Should Understand Before High School Graduation

With graduation around the corner, high school seniors and their parents are focused on graduation requirements and what will be needed to start their college education off to a great start. But what about their personal finance education requirements? Are financial skills included in a student’s formal education? Not usually. In fact, I am astonished […]

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May 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery Village Shopping Center Owner Sets Community Meeting for June 2 to Discuss Redevelopment Plans

The owner of the Montgomery Village Shopping Center is planning to file applications to create a mixed use development of approximately 300 dwelling units and 147,600 square feet of commercial development on the 19+ acres of land at that site, according to attorney Jody Kline. In a letter to neighbors earlier this month, Kline said […]

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May 15, 2016 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®

3 Core Savings Tips for Millennials In Their 30s

If you’re in your 30s, now is the time to save. There are countless articles on the need for Millennials to save, but they tend to target people in their 20s and often overlook the early 30s crowd. I like to call you early-30-somethings “young accumulators.” You have careers and skills that you have sharpened […]

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December 17, 2015 | Willie James Inman

Congressman Delaney Talks Business at Entrepreneur Workshop (VIDEO)

In this video Congressman John Delaney discusses ways to help small businesses and entrepreneurs succeed in Montgomery County. Willie James Inman reports. Related:

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March 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

Free Wi-Fi, Nighttime Economy and Procurement Topics with Riemer at SBU (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer was the featured speaker at the Montgomery County Small Business Series event at Montgomery Community Media on Thursday morning and he answered some tough questions from business owners on topics from the nighttime economy, procurement process update to public access on county government Wi-Fi. Krista Brick has the story.   […]

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March 7, 2014 | Laura Rowles

“The Power of Social Media”

When running a business, it is important that a business owner employs every possible strategy to make his/her business more successful and, of course, profitable. In March, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) held its 7th Annual “Grow Your Business” Seminar & Expo featuring speakers Art Dwight of One Decision, LLC and Monica Spilman of […]

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February 4, 2014 | Laura Rowles

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GGCC “Grow Your Business” Seminar & Expo

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) in partnership with Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union’s Small Business University will host its 7th Annual “Grow Your Business” Seminar & Expo on Wednesday, March 5 from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Highlands at Germantown, 20260 Goldenrod Lane, Germantown. As a business owner, you have plenty of pressures every week to […]

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