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January 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Elrich and Katz Offer Words of Encouragement for Local Small Businesses

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Council President Sidney Katz participated in a Small Business Network panel discussion at Montgomery Community Media’s studios Tuesday morning. The topic for this month’s episode of SBN focused on economic development. “Open for Business” included discussions on efforts to make Montgomery County more business friendly and “4 Business […]

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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 17 in Montgomery County

Rain and clouds are in the forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 17. 1. Music of the Season: NIH Chamber Singers, a group of 18 singers led by Dwight Brock, are performing “Music of the Seasons” at Twinbrook Library in Rockville at 6:30 p.m. Join us at #TwinbrookLibrary, December […]

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July 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County Councilmembers Engage with Local Small Businesses

Some Montgomery County Councilmembers were guests on the Small Business Network, a taped networking session for local small business hosted at Montgomery Community Media’s studios in Rockville. Here’s what Councilmember Gabe Albornoz, and Andrew Friedson had to say about engaging with the small businesses throughout the community: Councilmember Albornoz went on to discuss the importance […]

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February 28, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

David and Mikel Blair Look Back on 2018 Election

David and Mikel Blair talk about a new nonprofit they’ve founded as well looking back on the 2018 election, when David Blair came within 77 votes of winning the Democratic primary for Montgomery County executive. Here’s their SBN discussion with our MCM audience: MCM’s February Small Business Network Features David and Mikel Blair

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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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May 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Thursday’s Small Business Network Series at MCM Features Panel of Women Business Leaders

The May 17 Small Business Networking Series (SBN) focused on woman-owned businesses and the reasons companies commit to support diverse, woman-owned businesses. SBN’s Kelly Leonard facilitated a panel of business women who lead diversity strategies at their large corporations. Topic: “Women Mean Business” The panel discussion was streamed live. You may watch it here: The […]

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April 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Small Business Network Series at MCM Tackles Tax Reform Act

The April 19 Small Business Networking Series (SBN) focused on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. A panel of experts from the Stein Sperling law group in Rockville answered questions about the effects of the Act which is arguably the most significant revision to the Internal Revenue Code since 1954. The panel from Stein Sperling […]

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March 8, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Franchot Has Two Words for Lawmakers on Revenue Windfall: ‘Bank It’

Comptroller Peter Franchot discussed beer, Amazon and what the effect on Maryland will be from federal tax reform that Congress passed in December when he stopped by Montgomery Community Media’s studios Thursday. Appearing at the Small Business Network and interviewed by host Kelly Taylor Leonard, Franchot said his office put 2.5 million Maryland 2014 tax returns […]

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March 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 8 in Montgomery County: 1. Small Business Network: Peter Franchot headlines the Small Business Network today at MCM’s studios. Watch the livestream on the MyMCMedia.org website beginning at 9 a.m. 2. Council Committee Meetings: The T&E Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. to discuss the proposed capital improvement transportation budget. A […]

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April 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Marissa Levin Headlines April 20th Small Business Networking Event at MCM (VIDEO)

Marissa Levin was the featured speaker at the April 20th Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Levin’s topic was titled, “Built to Scale: How Top Companies Create Breakthrough Growth Through Exceptional Advisory Boards.” Watch a video of Levin’s presentation below: Levin founded and runs Successful Culture, a consulting firm that […]

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