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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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Friday, September 12, 2014Biz Networking After Five

24th Annual Business Golf Classic

24th Annual Business Golf Classic
Grow Your Business & Play Golf at the Same Time! The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber's Annual Business Golf Classic will be held on Friday, September 12 at Worthington Manor Golf Club with a Noon shotgun. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf and the opportunity to network.  Meet business owners, representatives and supporters of business as you complete your round. Incredible prizes, golf contests, food and drinks await you on this unique golf experience. Sponsorships are now available and golfers are wanted. A Portion of the proceeds supports the Montgomery College Scholarship Fund.

Tournament Schedule:
Driving Range Open: 10:30 am
Registration...  More >>

When:Friday, September 12, 2014 10:30 AM thru 06:15 PM
Where:Worthington Manor 8329 Fingerboard Road Urbana, MD 21704
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014Committee Meeting

Economic Development Committee Meeting

Montgomery Village Master Plan
Renée M. Kamen, Senior Planner, Montgomery County Planning Department

The Montgomery County Planning Department will provide an overview of the upcoming Master Plan for Montgomery Village. With the closing of the golf course, this Master Plan will have a significant impact on the greater Gaithersburg area.

GGCC Members Only!

When:Tuesday, September 16, 2014 8:30 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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Tuesday, September 16, 2014Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: The Barnesville School

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: The Barnesville School
Come and help the Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences celebrate the grand opening of their new library/media center. The Barnesville School offers a joyful and vigorous academic program for Preschool through 8th Grade students that includes hands-on and experiential learning in and outside the classroom, cross-curricular and collaborative teaching, character education, and extracurricular opportunities. Small class sizes enable teachers to work closely with each student to ensure he or she is fully engaged and challenged. Graduates leave well-prepared for success in high school and beyond.

Event Schedule:
11:30-12:00 Mix & Mingle / Network
12:00 Ribbon Cutting
12:00-12:30 Tours &...  More >>

When:Tuesday, September 16, 2014 11:30 AM thru 12:30 PM
Where:The Barnesville School 21830 Peach Tree Road Barnesville
Registration:Free for GGCC Members and Non-MembersRegister Now!
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014Committee Meeting

Membership Committee Meeting

GGCC Members Only!

When:Wednesday, September 17, 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, September 18, 2014Biz Networking After Five

Annual Picnic, Volunteer Recognition & Non-Profit Showcase

Annual Picnic, Volunteer Recognition & Non-Profit Showcase
"Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer" - Author Unknown

All Members are invited to the Annual Membership picnic. Each year GGCC Members come together to interact with the non-profit community, honor all the GGCC volunteers and savor the mouth-watering pies and Smokey Glen’s famous barbeque. Register in advance for this event – there are NO WALK-INS.

Picnic attire isn’t recommended … its MANADATORY. See you there.

SPACE IS LIMITED; THERE ARE ABSOLUTELY NO WALK-INS AT THIS EVENT.

When:Thursday, September 18, 2014 5:30 PM thru 07:30 PM
Where:Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc. 16407 Riffle Ford Road Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Registration:REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
Free for GGCC Members & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $45.
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014Biz Networking Lunch

BCEL: Buca di Bepo

BCEL: Buca di Bepo
Join us for lunch at Buca di Beppo, a family style Italian restaurant specializing in large parties and putting the guests needs before our own. Come and enjoy a delicious lunch and get ready to expand your network too! Special Event Feature: "Public Speaking for the Business Professional": a brief presentation by Colette Releford, Strive Business Solutions.

Cost: $20 Members & First-Time Non-Members / $40 Returning Non-Members. Please register in advance, thank you!

When:Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:30 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:Buca di Beppo 122 Kentlands Boulevard Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Registration:REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
Cost: $20 Members & First-Time Non-Members / $40 Returning Non-Members.
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting: Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy

Ribbon Cutting: Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy has a new home, come and see it at their official Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Metropolitan Ballet is a nonprofit arts education organization, providing premier dance education, professional productions, and arts outreach to the community.  Students age 2 through adult.  Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop and Dance Fitness. Cutting will occur at 12:15pm. Refreshments offered by GGCC Member Not Your Average Joe's. We hope to see you there!

Agenda:
12:00PM: Networking
12:15PM: Ribbon cutting and photos with the Gaithersburg Chamber of Commerce.
12:30PM: Refreshments & Networking / Quick tour of the academy

When:Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM
Where:Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy 220 Perry Parkway Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Registration:Free for GGCC Members & Non-Members.REGISTER NOW!
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Thursday, September 25, 2014Committee Meeting

Celebration Dinner Committee Meeting

GGCC Members Only.
Please come and help plan the biggest bash of the year, our Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony.

When:Thursday, September 25, 2014 10:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:GGCC 910 Clopper Road Suite 205N Gaithersburg
Registration:GGCC Members Only!REGISTER NOW!

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Tuesday, September 30, 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 Bob Hamilton: Co-Founder, Waiter on the Way. WOTW started in a one room townhouse office in Gaithersburg partnering with eight restaurants. Currently they work with about 75 restaurants in Montgomery and Frederick Counties. WOTW has 11 office personnel and about 35 drivers.

When:Tuesday, September 30, 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, October 03, 2014Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting: Crown Beer & Wine

Ribbon Cutting: Crown Beer & Wine
Join us and Crown Beer & Wine to celebrate their official Grand Opening. They are a fine wine and craft beer store and offer small meat and cheese plates. Cutting will occur at 4:15pm. Refreshments will be offered. We hope to see you there!

Agenda:
4:00PM: Networking
4:15PM: Ribbon cutting and photos with the Gaithersburg Chamber of Commerce.

When:Friday, October 03, 2014 4:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:Crown Beer & Wine 303 Copley Place Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Registration:Free for All; advance registration requested.REGISTER NOW!
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowle@ggchamber.org

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Tuesday, October 07, 2014Biz Networking Breakfast

BNBN: BlackRock Center for the Arts

BNBN: BlackRock Center for the Arts
BlackRock Center for the Arts is a gorgeous multidisciplinary arts and arts education center located in Germantown. GGCC Members are invited to gather and have their morning coffee, learn about BlackRock and of course NETWORK!

Cost: Free for GGCC Members & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40

When:Tuesday, October 07, 2014 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:BlackRock Center for the Arts 12901 Town Commons Drive Germantown, MD 20874
Registration:REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. WALK-INS ARE MOST WELCOME!!
Free for GGCC Members & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, October 08, 2014Committee Meeting

Events Committee Meeting

GGCC Members Only!

When:Wednesday, October 08, 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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Wednesday, October 08, 2014Biz Networking After Five

GGCC & FCC Joint Young Professionals Group Happy Hour

GGCC & FCC Joint Young Professionals Group Happy Hour
The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) Young Professionals Group & the Frederick Chamber of Commerce (FCC) “Generation Connect” present a wonderful opportunity to mix & mingle at GrillMarX. Come and engage with other like-minded business professionals to further your career, strengthen your professional image or just meet new friends. Both chamber's support the professional development of the next generation of leaders by providing opportunities like these.

Advance registration is required please.

(Appetizers will be provided compliments of GrillMarX www.gmxsteak.com / Cash Bar)

Cost: Free for GGCC & FCC Members Only!

When:Wednesday, October 08, 2014 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:GrillMarX 12011 Snowden Farm Pkwy. Clarksburg, MD 20871
Registration:REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. WALK-INS ARE MOST WELCOME!!
Cost: Free for GGCC & FCC Members Only!
For More Info:Laura R.
301.840.1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Thursday, October 09, 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: Grants with Colette Releford of Strive Business Solutions, LLC

When:Thursday, October 09, 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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