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September 16, 2019 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Annual Membership Picnic Slated for September 19th

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor its volunteers, show its commitment to volunteerism and recognize its Chamber stars at the Business Networking After Five / Annual Membership Picnic event on Thursday, September 19. The event will be held at and is sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg. The GGCC holds […]

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June 21, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Under the Lights…

It was a beautiful evening, sipping on local craft brews from DC Brau and Flying Dog, in the spring sunshine, volunteering. The Kentlands Under the Lights Community Dinner was held this past Saturday. The event gives Kentlands residents and businesses the opportunity to share delicious cooking, engage in conversation and connect as neighbors and friends. As the Director […]

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May 12, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Young Professionals Celebrate 5 Years While Supporting Operation Second Chance

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) members and guests gathered at Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers in Gaithersburg to celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Chamber’s Young Professional Group (YPG). The Chamber’s YPG is packed with lots of enthusiasm and high aspirations. The mission of the group is to make the Gaithersburg-Germantown communities and surrounding areas a […]

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October 7, 2014 | Phil Fabrizio

A Fall Photo Blog Season is upon Me

I consider the first weekend of October as the most colorful month in the greater DMV. Football, pumpkins, soybeans in farm fields turning gold, red uniforms of our local teams (Nats and Terps), colorful cyclists, clear blue sky, mums and of course turning leaves. Color is everywhere. I was able to tote my camera around […]

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September 26, 2014 | Krista Brick

Cyclists to Bike Hundreds of Miles to Raise Funds for Recovering Vets

About 100 cyclists, most from Montgomery County, are gearing up for a 320-mile bike ride will help ease the uphill battle some wounded veterans face in their recovery. The riders will travel along the Great Allegheny Passage from Pittsburgh, Pa. to Smokey Glen Farm in Gaithersburg, starting the ride Oct. 2 and ending Oct. 5. […]

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February 28, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo Operation Second Chance ribbon cutting

Operation Second Chance Ribbon-Cutting in Germantown (Photo)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) recently conducted a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony for Operation Second Chance’s new location at 20251 Century Boulevard, Suite 130, in Germantown. A top rated nonprofit, Operation Second Chance supports wounded service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and helps these veterans transition back to duty and to civilian […]

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May 18, 2012 | Phil Fabrizio

It's why we RIDE Caleb Getscher & Bently photograph

It’s Why We RIDE

Today is Bike to Work Day (B2WD). There are many reasons why some of us continue to ride after B2WD. Some for the exercise, some to be more environmentally conscious, others to save gas, some just to relax, others because there is no other way to and from work or play and then some of […]

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May 11, 2012 | Staff Writer

Operation Second Chance Fundraiser

A fundraiser will be held for Operation Second Chance, a nonprofit dedicated to serving our wounded, injured and ill combat veterans, at Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape in Kentlands from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. on Friday, May 11. The event is sponsored by Ride Allegheny members, Sugarloaf Photography and Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape. There […]

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