small business

March 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Elrich Dedicates $20 Million to Aid Small Businesses

County Executive Marc Elrich Friday morning announced the creation of an emergency economic assistance fund designed to help small business owners, their employees and others who are losing money due to coronavirus. “We are going to look to put aside $20 million for small business and another $5 million for food assistance,” Elrich said as […]

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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 15, 2019 | Laura Rowles

BLOG: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Celebrates 70-Year Milestone

70-Years in Business, Relationship Building, Advocacy, and Success It’s been 70 years since the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) came into existence. Over two hundred business leaders gathered on December 5 at the Doubletree by Hilton to celebrate the Chamber at its platinum gala. The evening was a celebration of the partnerships the Chamber has […]

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December 13, 2019 | Laura Rowles

BLOG: Bella Ballet Named the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber’s Small Business of the Year

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) awarded Bella Ballet, LLC as the recipient of the 13th Annual Small Business of the Year Award (SBY) on December 5, 2019; as a part of their Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The award was presented by Aj Nwoga with M&T Bank. The Small Business of the Year Award recognizes […]

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November 3, 2019 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

Small Business: Tips for Ensuring Financial Success

Can you point your company in the direction of financial success, step on the gas, and then sit back and wait to arrive at your destination? While you may wish it was that easy, the truth is that you can’t let your business run on autopilot and expect good results and any business owner knows […]

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October 1, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Top Three Tax Tips for Small Business Owners

District Capital’s Alvin Carlos shares his top three tax-related tips for small business owners.

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August 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

King’s Craft Beer, Wine, and Deli Opens in Rockville

King’s Craft Beer, Wine, and Deli opened in Kings Farm Village Center in Rockville on Aug. 2. The family-owned business includes a beer, wine, and deli store with 24 taps serving wine and beer. The deli serves Boar’s Head cheeses and meats. View this post on Instagram 1st day vibes! A post shared by King's […]

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June 18, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Clove and Cedar Coffeebar Brings New Aroma to Bethesda

Cedar and Clove Coffeebar opened in Woodmont Triangle on Saturday, June 8. Owner and Bethesda native, Janet Forlini, had been thinking of opening a coffee shop of her own for about two years, but it took a lot of preparation to get there. “While researching specialty coffee I learned that people appreciate quality.” said Forlini. […]

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June 5, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Fast-Casual Italian Restaurant Opens on Bethesda Row

A new fast, casual and healthy Italian restaurant has a few things missing from its menu: pizza, pasta, and bread. Prima opened last Wednesday on Bethesda Row, serving free bowls to the public to sample and crowding the restaurant. It took over the corner Taylor Gourmet held. The Italian restaurant is a part of the […]

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May 14, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Celebrates National Small Business Week

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supports small business and there’s no better time to do that than National Small Business Week. At the GGCC, every day is a celebration of business. Small businesses are vital to economic development in Montgomery County.  One week a year, we are afforded the opportunity to go above and […]

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