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April 30, 2020 | Laura Rowles

BLOG: Hey MoCo – Eat Up! Upcounty

I think it’s safe to assume the landscape of the service industry has changed dramatically. Ordering delivery and takeout has become a lifeline for restaurants and customers alike. As someone who has worked in the industry – in many facets from the back & front of the house & in management – my heart goes […]

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April 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, April 30 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Tenant Town Hall: With next month’s rent due in just a few days, many residents are concerned about their housing and economic security during this crisis. The Montgomery County Council has relief measures in place to assist renters during this […]

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April 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for April 29 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, April 29 it’s International Dance Day! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County while you get your groove on. 1. Online Course for Small Businesses: The Small Business Administration is offering an online course on legal requirements for owners. 2. County Council Seeking Testimony: The Montgomery County Council is accepting testimony […]

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April 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, April 28 and on this day in United States history in 1788, Maryland ratified the U.S. constitution. Maryland was the seventh state to do so. Now that you have a fun fact, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:35 […]

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April 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Upcounty Restaurants to Participate in Take Out Tuesday

Restaurants in the Upcounty area of Montgomery County will be open every Tuesday for “Eat Up: Upcounty Take Out Tuesdays” as they cannot use their dining rooms during the COVID-19 health crisis. Although restaurants in Clarksburg, Damascus, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Montgomery Village and Poolesville are keeping various hours during the health crisis, many are joining the […]

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April 9, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Chamber to Host Business Networking Expo on April 17th

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is pleased to announce that it will host its first Business Expo on Wednesday, April 17, at 5 p.m. at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, Maryland. Entitled “EXPOsure: The Mega Mixer”, this brand-new event will be a great way to view a full spectrum of chamber member […]

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February 4, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

MCPS Bocce Division IV Championship

DARNESTOWN, MD; February 2, 2019 STOP!  A whisper, lowly delivered, was aimed at a green ball arching across a curvaceous gymnasium floor as it headed towards the pallina.  Simultaneously, cheers could be heard from the adjacent court. A hitting shot dislodged a cluster of green and red balls confronting the pallina. Subsequently, there is a […]

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January 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Extreme Cold Plan Activated: Be Cognizant of Homeless Individuals

Montgomery County has activated its extreme cold plan for a hypothermia alert until Thursday at 1 p.m. During periods of extremely cold weather, it’s not only important to dress in layers and stay inside, but it’s also important to look out for neighbors and pets. Montgomery County issues hypothermia alerts when temperatures and the wind […]

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August 7, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do in Upcounty for $10 or Less

Sugarloaf Mountain Winery Tour Tour the Sugarloaf Mountain Winery in Dickerson for $5 per person. Tours are offered on weekends through the end of August and are open to the first 2o people who reserve spots or walk-ins when spots are available. Call 301-605-0130 before going to make sure there is space.         […]

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February 23, 2018 | Laura Rowles

So You Want to Join a Chamber of Commerce?

Chambers of Commerce exist to help local businesses prosper for a modest annual fee. A business doesn’t join just to be a member of another organization; they join an organization that is genuinely interested in promoting local business – like the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC). Membership with the GGCC is a vital investment in […]

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