volunteerism

September 20, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Annual Membership Picnic Slated for September 20th

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor its volunteers, shows its commitment to volunteerism and recognize its Chamber stars at the Business Networking After Five / Annual Membership Picnic event on Thursday, September 20. The event will be held at and is sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg. The GGCC holds […]

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November 4, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Keys to Implementing a Successful Volunteer Program

Turns out building relationships with non-profit partners and those that volunteer within your organization is essential to success. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s Non-Profit Group held a panel discussion on “Volunteerism – Recruitment / Retention / Empowerment“. The conversation was focused on recruiting, retaining and creating meaningful experiences for volunteers. The roundtable conversation included panelists […]

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November 22, 2016 | Lindsey Seegers

The Gratitude Jar

Ready or not, the holidays are here. The pace of this season so often induces stress and financial strain–for those with jobs and especially those without. How do we celebrate in the midst of this tension? I love this mantra:  “interrupt anxiety with gratitude.” It’s one we put into practice at Manna this month, with […]

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November 11, 2016 | Lindsey Seegers

What a Difference a Choice Makes

Greetings, I am Malori Holloman, Program Manager of Manna’s Smart Sacks program. What comes to mind when you think of a food bank? Prior to working at Manna, I envisioned a line of people signing in to receive a box of canned food and going on their way. It didn’t take long for me to […]

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August 25, 2016 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Annual Picnic Set for September 15th

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will honor its volunteers, shows its commitment to volunteerism and recognize its Chamber stars at the Business Networking After Five, annual picnic event on Thursday, September 15. The event will be held at and is sponsored by Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. in Gaithersburg. The GGCC holds its annual […]

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May 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Councilmembers Meet with Visiting Honduran Students (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmembers Sidney Katz, George Leventhal and Nancy Navarro recently met with students from Honduras. Find out more in this report by CCM’s Julie Rios Little: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senior Connection Wins Grand Star Award, Top Prize Includes Toyota Prius (VIDEO)

The National Volunteer Transportation Center (NVTC) has announced that this year’s Grand Star award is going to be awarded to the Senior Connection, a nonprofit located in Silver Spring. This top prize includes a Toyota Prius. Senior Connection facilitated over 13,000 trips for Montgomery County residents who needed transportation last year, and the demand for these rides […]

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June 23, 2015 | Jeff Getek

Let’s Move and Riderwood Team to Fight Hunger

The summer season is traditionally the most difficult time for food banks across the nation to stock their pantries. While the need to serve their clients still exists, the focus of most people is on vacation and leisure activities. The Sales Department of Riderwood, the Erickson Living retirement community in Silver Spring, teamed with Let’s […]

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June 10, 2014 | Steve Friedman

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Bruce Adams Considers Volunteering a Win-Win (Video)

Travel television spoke with Bruce Adams recently about the importance of serving others through volunteerism. Adams is the Director of Community Partnerships (OCP) for Montgomery County. The mission of the OCP is “to strengthen relationships between the Montgomery County government and the residents it serves, with special focus on undeserved and emerging communities and our […]

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