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Tuesday, July 08, 2014Biz Networking Breakfast

BNBN: Planet Fitness

BNBN: Planet Fitness

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. WALK-INS ARE MOST WELCOME!

This isn't your typical networking event. Join us and Planet Fitness at the Business Networking Before Nine -“Networking Exercises”. A Planet Fitness trainer will show you easy to do exercises you can do at their desks to relieve tension, stress and stay healthy when they are not at the gym. Plus delicious breakfast treats, coffee and of course networking. Don't miss it!


When:Tuesday, July 08, 2014 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:Planet Fitness 255 Muddy Branch Road Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Registration:Free for GGCC members and first-time non-members. Returning non-members pay $40
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, July 09, 2014Committee Meeting

Events Committee Meeting

GGCC Members Only!


When:Wednesday, July 09, 2014 12:00 PM
Where:GGCC Office 910 Clopper Road Suite 205 N Gaithersburg, MD 20878
For More Info:301.840.1400 x14

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014Committee Meeting

Economic Development Committee Meeting

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (DBED)
· DBED Overview
· BioMaryland Center
· Maryland Venture Fund

SPEAKER: Judy Costello, Deputy Director, BioMaryland Center


When:Tuesday, July 15, 2014 8:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:Montgomery College Germatown Campus Paul Peck Building (Goldenrod Bldg) 20271 Goldenrod Lane Room 105 Germantown Directions: From I-270 take 118 Germantown Road Exit East, then take the 1st street EAST of I-270, turn right on Goldenrod Lane, it is the first building on the left. IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION - Please park in the second lot PAST THE BUILDING - Spaces are marked GIC Reserved or GIC Visitor.
For More Info:Marilyn Balcombe
301.840.1400 x15
mbalcombe@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014Committee Meeting

Membership Committee Meeting

GGCC Members Only!


When:Wednesday, July 16, 2014 8:00 AM
Where:GGCC Office 910 Clopper Road Suite 205 N Gaithersburg, MD 20878
For More Info:301.840.1400 x17

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Thursday, July 17, 2014Biz Networking After Five

BNAF: Melting Pot

BNAF: Melting Pot

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. WALK-INS ARE MOST WELCOME!

Come and "dip into something different" at the GGCC Business Networking After Five at the Melting Pot Gaithersburg.

Enjoy wine, cheese, chocolate and of course networking. This mixer is fun but space is limited, please register in advance.

Event Cost: Free for GGCC Members & First Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members Pay $45.


When:Thursday, July 17, 2014 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:Melting Pot 9021 Gaither Road Gaithersburg
Registration:Free for GGCC Members & First Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members Pay $45.
For More Info.::Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014Legislative

Coffee with Congressman John K. Delaney

Coffee with Congressman John K. Delaney

Please Join Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-06) for Coffee and Conversation. Space is limited; RSVP to: Jeff.Samuels@mail.house.gov or (301)926-0300


When:Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:30 PM thru 01:45 PM
Where:The Star Diner 705 Center Point Way The Kentlands Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Registration:Register at Jeff.Samuels@mail.house.gov or
(301)926-0300

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014Seminar

The Socially Responsible Business Workshop

The Socially Responsible Business Workshop

Join us & the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development for a free two-hour workshop on Social Responsibility: How It Adds Value To Your Business! Social responsibility in business isn't just the right thing it do. It is a smart business model, as well.

We will discuss:
What counts as social responsibility
How your business can be better connected to the community
How your business can have an affect far beyond profits
How to be strategic when “showing up” with values
How to implement effective strategies for social responsibility

Presented by The Fehlig Group and DED.

The workshop is free...  More >>


When:Wednesday, July 23, 2014 8:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:Germantown Innovation Center 20271 Goldenrod Lane Germantown, MD 20876
Registration:The workshop is free, but registration is required. Register online at: : http://goo.gl/U9UVkg. Or for more information, email Cindie Harrison: cindie.harrison@montgomerycountymd.gov or call 240-777-2013.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014Seminar

Small Business University Seminar & Networking Event

Small Business University Seminar & Networking Event

Please join the GGCC & Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union Small Business University with featured speaker Anjali Varma, the "The Modern Mompreneur." She will present "Marketing Your Business On A Shoestring Budget". Anjali Varma is also the owner of a Kidville franchise in Bethesda, MD that offers classes, retail, haircuts, and birthday parties for young children. She is known as a resource for mom entrepreneurs in the DC community.  She leads monthly Mompreneur Meetups which bring female entrepreneurs together to share best practices and learn from one another.  She is also a contributor to the Huffington Post and a regular featured...  More >>


When:Thursday, July 24, 2014 7:00 AM thru 08:30 AM
Where:Montgomery Community Media 7548 Standish Place Rockville, MD 20855
Registration:Register/Details at: https://www.mafcu.org/sbu/. Cost: $10

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Friday, July 25, 2014Committee Meeting

Women Balancing Life & Business Committee

Women Balancing Life & Business Committee

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. WALK-INS ARE WELCOME.

Join us at the Women Balancing Life & Business (WBLB) Luncheon. The WBLB committee is charged with: growing and developing personally and professionally in the company of women. This committee will address the “whole” woman and the element of balance between life and business.

TOPIC: "Tips and Tricks to Build Your Email List" - with Dawn Goldberg, Creativity and Writing Coach, Write Well U

COST: $30 for GGCC Members & Non-Members

ABOUT: While in-person networking is great and oh-so valuable, you need a vehicle to market your valuable services and products in between...  More >>


When:Friday, July 25, 2014 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:Holiday Inn Gaithersburg 2 Montgomery Village Avenue Gaithersburg, MD
Registration:Register Now!
For More Info:301.840.1400 x14

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Union Jack's

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Union Jack's

Come out and support new Chamber Member Union Jack's at their brand new restaurant in the Rio. Union Jack's is a British Pub featuring British and American fare, game-watching, live music on weekends and private rooms for corporate events. Cutting will occur at 4:15pm and then register to join us at the Young Professionals Group Happy Hour right after the cutting. We hope to see you there!

Agenda:
4:15PM: Ribbon cutting and photos with the Gaithersburg Chamber of Commerce.
4:30-6:00PM: Young Professionals Group Happy Hour & Networking


When:Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:00 PM thru 04:30 PM
Where:Union Jack's Rio 9811 Washingtonian Blvd Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Registration:Free for GGCC Members & Non-Members
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014Biz Networking After Five

Young Professionals Group Happy Hour: Union Jack's

Young Professionals Group Happy Hour: Union Jack's

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. SEE YOU THERE!

Our Young Professionals Group is packed with lots of enthusiasm and high aspirations. Come and discover how this group can further your career and strengthen your professional image.

This Young Professionals Group Happy Hour is sponsored by Union Jack's Rio- a British Pub featuring British and American fare, game-watching, live music on weekends and private rooms for corporate events. Please join us at 4:00pm for the ribbon cutting ceremony prior to the happy hour. Learn more about them at: www.unionjacksrio.com.

The Chamber is grateful to our 2014 Young Professionals Group Title Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic...  More >>


When:Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:Union Jack's Rio 9811 Washingtonian Blvd Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Registration:Advance registration is requested. Free for GGCC Members & Non-Members.
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Friday, August 08, 2014Special Event

19th Annual Public Safety Awards

19th Annual Public Safety Awards

We invite you to come and join us as we recognize the heroic deeds of our local law enforcement and fire-rescue workers at our Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, August 8 at 7:30am at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center, Inc., 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg. These men and women go above and beyond the call of duty to serve our local community and we want them to know we appreciate them and their hard work. Thank you to our Title Sponsor - Paul Davis Restoration and Remodeling. Sponsorship's and tickets are now available.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Title:...  More >>


When:Friday, August 08, 2014 7:30 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:Montgomery County Agricultural Center, Inc. 16 Chestnut Street Harvest Building Gaithersburg
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014Biz Networking Breakfast

Chocolate, Coffee & Conversation with the GGCC

Chocolate, Coffee & Conversation with the GGCC

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. WALK-IN'S ARE MORE THAN WELCOME. SEE YOU THERE!

Join us for casual conversation over coffee; because coffee is always a good idea. And as an added bonus we will be able to sample a vast array of delicious Lindt chocolate compliments of the Lindt Chocolate Shop. They say happiness is coffee and a good book, today its coffee and good networking. See you there!


When:Wednesday, August 20, 2014 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:Lindt Chocolate Shop Washingtonian Center 3 Grand Corner Avenue Gaithersburg
Registration:Free for GGCC & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Thursday, August 21, 2014Seminar

Small Business University Seminar & Networking Event

Small Business University Seminar & Networking Event

Please join the GGCC & Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union Small Business University with featured speaker Steve Simon who will discuss What's Your Story? PR's Role in Building a Brand. Steve Simon is vice president of Van Eperen & Company, a Rockville-based strategic communications and public relations firm. He has more than 30 years of experience in the media and public relations field, primarily within county and state circles. His prior posts have included serving as public information director and chief media spokesperson for Montgomery County Public Schools, as director of communications for Montgomery College, and as a public information officer...  More >>


When:Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:00 AM thru 08:30 AM
Where:Montgomery Community Media 7548 Standish Place Rockville, MD 20855
Registration:Register/Details at: https://www.mafcu.org/sbu/. Cost: $10

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Thursday, August 28, 2014Biz Networking After Five

BNAF: Business Visions

BNAF: Business Visions

Join the GGCC & Team Network and come experience an “endless summer” celebration under the open sky at the Main Street Park and Pavilion. Join us &  Business Visions for an amazing night of wonderful food, drinks, good friends, good times and of course FANtastic networking. Food is being sponsored by Not Your Average Joe's and Kentlands Lebanese Bistro & Art. Business Visions, LLC is a consulting firm that aids businesses in their strategic planning, focusing particularly on marketing and advertising campaigns.


When:Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:Main Street Park and Pavilion (Kentlands) 301 Main Street Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Registration:Free for GGCC & Team Network Members & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Friday, September 05, 2014Committee Meeting

Women Balancing Life & Business Committee

The Women Balancing Life & Business Committee is charged with: growing and developing personally and professionally in the company of women. This committee will address the “whole” woman and the element of balance between life and business. GGCC Members Only!

TOPIC: Men Are From Mars. Women Are From Venus. How do we work together?


When:Friday, September 05, 2014 8:30 AM
Where:GGCC Office 910 Clopper Road Suite 205 N Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Registration:Register Now!
For More Info:301.840.1400 x14

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Monday, September 08, 2014Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Venti Tre Modern Italian

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Venti Tre Modern Italian

Come and help Venti Tre Modern Italian celebrate their grand opening of their new restaurant in Crown! Venti Tre is an Italian fast casual concept that mixes classic techniques with modern flavors to allow guests to customize their own Pasta, Salad or Piada. Free for All. Advance registration requested.

Event Schedule:
5:00 pm Mix & Mingle / Network
5:15 pm Ribbon Cutting
5:30 pm Tours & Lite refreshments


When:Monday, September 08, 2014 5:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:Venti Tre Modern Italian 128 Ellington Blvd. (Crown) Gaithersburg
Registration:Free for all. Early registration is suggested.Register Now!
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014Committee Meeting

Events Committee Meeting

GGCC Members Only!


When:Wednesday, September 10, 2014 12:00 PM thru 12:46 PM
Where:GGCC Office 910 Clopper Road Suite 205 N Gaithersburg, MD 20878
For More Info:301.840.1400 x14

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014Biz Networking After Five

Evening of Networking: Joint Mixer with the FCC

Evening of Networking: Joint Mixer with the FCC

The GGCC and Frederick County Chamber are joining forces to bring its members together for an “Evening of Networking” at the Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain. Meet and greet our neighbors from the north while enjoying great food compliments of the Comus Inn and a breath-taking setting too. Advance registration is required. See you there!


When:Wednesday, September 10, 2014 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:Comus Inn 23900 Old Hundred Road Dickerson
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Thursday, September 11, 2014Committee Meeting

Non-Profit Sector Meeting

This program provides our non-profit members a monthly opportunity to gather and share best practices, discuss common concerns and find ways to partner so that each group increases the value of their unique offering while creating a stronger and more effective local community. GGCC Members Only!

TOPIC is "Increase Your Community Impact Through Non-Profit Collaboration"


When:Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:GGCC Office 910 Clopper Road Suite 205N Gaithersburg, MD 20878
For More Info:301.840.1400 x14

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