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Laura Rowles is the Director of Events & Marketing for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) serving almost 400 members by hosting over 30 networking events each year, as well as providing educational seminars and special events. The Chamber hosts numerous events each year including: breakfasts, lunches, after-five’s, ribbon cuttings... Read more

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Urgent Care. Primary Care. Walk-In Care. Patient First Health Center in Germantown – Now Open – Provides All Three

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The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) joined Patient First on October 2, 2019 to celebrate the grand opening of its new walk-in treatment center in Germantown.

Patient First opened its new medical center in Germantown, on Thursday, October 3. The medical center, located in the Milestone Shopping Center at 21044 Frederick Road, Germantown, will provide the area with walk-in, non-appointment access to urgent and primary medical care services from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. 365 days a year, including all holidays. The Germantown location is the 19th Patient First in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area and the 23rd in Maryland.

This health center features a wide range of on-site services, including:

  • An x-ray department staffed by radiologic technologists;
  • A government-certified lab staffed by lab professionals;
  • Prescriptions for many common urgent care conditions;
  • Nebulizer treatments for mild to moderate asthma attacks;
  • Intravenous (IV) hydration; and
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG).

Lean more at: www.patientfirst.com.

The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment.

 

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Laura Rowles

About Laura Rowles

Laura is the Director of Events & Marketing for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce - a member-based organization of businesses that have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic, commercial and industrial progress in our communities. The area's economic well-being is a result of the caliber of work that is done by the Chamber. The Chamber has a major impact on business, income and future growth of the area. My position at the Chamber - Director of Events & Marketing - affords me the opportunity to plan quality events for our Members and market the Chamber is a variety of avenues. At the GGCC, we typically have around 30 events each year including: breakfasts, lunches, after-five's, ribbon cuttings and special events. The consensus is we have high quality events with good energy. In 2012, we had over 2,040 people visit our events. Most our events are free to Members so securing sponsorships for all events. Additionally, I am responsible for planning networking, overseeing the budget and marketing of all events in order to make them successful. Lastly, I coordinate all marketing and communication efforts of the GGCC including weekly email blasts, its quarterly newsletter, all social media platforms, media relations and community outreach. Laura authors the blog Your Success is Our Business on MyMCMedia.

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