Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

March 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Officers Recognized for Building Trust with School Communities

Eight police officers made it their goal to build a stronger rapport with two school communities who didn’t trust the police. Sergeant Ijeoma Enendu led an effort to go beyond the requirements of a police officer by building strong relationships with communities at Kemp Mill and Glen Haven Elementary Schools. These are the police officers […]

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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Retired Division Chief Recognized for 45 Years of Fire Service

Recently retired William “Alan” Hinde served Montgomery County for 45 years. On Friday, Hinde was recognized for his commitment to fire service at the 45th Public Safety Awards Luncheon, where he won the Chief Leslie B. Thomas Community Service Award. According to Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, as a child, Hinde “sustained serious burns to […]

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March 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police, Firefighters Honored at 45th Annual Public Safety Awards

A number of public safety officers were honored at this year’s 45 Annual Public Safety Awards Luncheon at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & County Conference Center in North Bethesda. The event was emceed by NBC4’s Leon Harris and Doug Kammerer. The event is organized by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Make sure to […]

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February 25, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Feb. 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 25. How about that wind last night? Here’s today’s forecast. 1. Racial Disparities: Democratic Party chair Maya Rockeymoore Cummings and Tiffany Bowman, a member of the Montgomery County Commission for Women, will discuss economic, health and other disparities, the status of the black middle class and the barriers to progress. The […]

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March 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Praises Public Safety

Dozens of first responders were honored Friday at the 44th annual Public Safety Awards Luncheon. The ceremony included awards for Montgomery County detectives who helped close the Lyon sisters disappearance case. Detectives Commended for Their Roles in Solving Lyon Sisters Case Six public other safety agencies who helped county police to solve the 1975 case […]

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March 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Detectives Commended for Their Roles in Solving Lyon Sisters Case

To Detective Katie Leggett, the 1975 disappearance of the Lyon sisters was the biggest case in Montgomery County history. On Friday, nine Montgomery County police detectives were honored by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. The award was granted during the chamber’s 44th annual Public Safety Awards Luncheon. Here’s how some of the detectives described […]

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September 5, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Senator Ben Cardin Meets with Business Leaders at the Multi-Chamber Hosted Town Hall

The Gaithersburg-Germantown and Rockville Chambers of Commerce, along with the Greater Bethesda, Montgomery County, and the Greater Silver Spring Chambers of Commerce joined forces for conversation with U.S. Senator Ben Cardin on August 31 at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. It was great for the business community to come together to talk about national […]

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June 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Minimum Wage Increases On July 1 (VIDEO)

The minimum wage in Montgomery County will increase to $11.50 effective July 1, which is roughly $4 more than the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, Gigi Godwin, discusses the reaction from some local businesses:  

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June 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County Aims to Make Starting a Business Easier (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined other county business leaders for the launch of a new web portal aimed to provide residents with county resources for starting and maintaining a business in Montgomery County. The launch of the new business portal, which took place at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce office in Rockville, is […]

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June 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce to Celebrate Leaders at 58th Annual Dinner June 13

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) hosts its 58th annual dinner Tuesday, June 13 at the Bethesda North Marriott. The chamber will celebrate leaders and organizations who strengthen the county business environment, including Norman Augustine, Montgomery College, United Therapeutics Corporation, Anne Kaiser, and David Nguyen. The chamber will induct Dusty Rood as Chairman of the […]

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