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Wednesday, January 15, 2020Committee Meeting

Economic Development Committee Meeting

SPEAKER: Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer, Chair of the Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee

 

TOPIC: Moving our Economy Forward

 

There are many complex issues involved in creating a vibrant local economy, including adequate transportation and housing, as well as a welcoming business climate.  As the Chair of the PHED Committee, Councilmember Hans Riemer has a firm understanding of what we need to get things moving.

 

All Chamber Members Welcome


When:
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:

Montgomery College Germantown 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 - MUST HAVE PARKING PERMIT - Please contact the Chamber for pass.

For More Info:
Marilyn Balcombe
301.840.1400 x15
mbalcombe@ggchamber.org

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Thursday, January 16, 2020Committee Meeting

Membership Committee Meeting

All Chamber Members Welcome

When:
Thursday, January 16, 2020 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, January 16, 2020Biz Networking After Five

After Five Mixer: Asbury

After Five Mixer: Asbury

It's a NEW YEAR! Come and start it off right NETWORKING at the first event of the year. Bring your business cards, a smile and desire to make the most out of our time together at Asbury. There will be delicious food, drinks, music, networking and more. Don't miss this signature event.

  

When:
Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Asbury Methodist Village
Rosborough Community Center
Enter Via the Gatehouse
301 Odendhal Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Registration:
Free for GGCC & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40

Cancellation Policy: Payment is expected if reservation is not cancelled within 24 hours of the event. Thank you.
For More Info:
Laura R.
301-840-1400
lrowles@ggchamber,org

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020Biz Networking After Five

YPG Group Happy Hour

YPG Group Happy Hour

Come join us on January 22 at Barking Mad Cafe and discover how you can further your career and strengthen your professional image at our Young Professionals Happy Hour!

 

You're guaranteed to make new friends, secure new clients, and learn more about what the GGCC has to offer. Along with great drink specials, enjoy appetizing lite bites for the duration of the event.

 

We will meet there at 4:30 PM. Cash bar. Ages 21-40 only please.

 

Thank you to our YPG Title Sponsor Evans Legacy Group at RE/MAX Realty Group & our event sponsor Barking Made Cafe.

  

When:
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Barking Mad Cafe
239 Spectrum Avenue
Gaithersburg
Registration:

GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership)
FIRST-TIME NON-MEMBERS: FREE
RETURNING NON-MEMBERS: $15 for Non-Members

Ages 21-40 Only Please

For More Info:
Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Thursday, January 23, 2020Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting: Tribute at Black Hill

Ribbon Cutting: Tribute at Black Hill

You are invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Grand Opening of Tribute at Black Hill.

 

Join the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members & come support them! Cutting will occur at 5:15 PM. Refreshments & tours will be provided after the cutting.


When:
Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Tribute at Black Hill
312 Baltusrol Drive
Germantown 
Registration:
Free and open to the public. Advanced registration is appreciated.
For More Info:
Laura Rowles
301-840-1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020Expo

Personal Finance for Nonprofit Professionals

Personal Finance for Nonprofit Professionals

Personal Finance for Nonprofit Professionals – Meet Your Financial Goals in 2020!

Start 2020 on a high note and learn all the essentials of personal finance. This series is geared toward nonprofit professionals who often sacrifice the well-being of their finances for the good of their organizations. Nonprofit Village & the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber. alongside M&T Bank want to help you get smarter about how you save and spend your money so you have the financial freedom to live your life how you want to.

This series is for all ages and stages of life. Whether you just graduated college or are approaching retirement each session will provide you relevant and actionable knowledge that can be applied to any financial situation. This is a free program for nonprofit professionals. This series is meant to be taken as a whole. Only sign up if you intend to attend all four sessions.

Sessions:

  1. Money Management (January 28, 2020): In this workshop, participants will learn strategies to build a simple budget and pay off debt.
  2. Taxes (February 25, 2020): In this workshop, Participants will learn how to read/understand their tax returns, meaning of the different sections, the importance of accuracy in reporting and various tax credits available to individuals.
  3. Borrowing (March 24, 2020): In this workshop, participants will learn the importance of borrowing, when to borrow, what a credit score is, its importance, and how to read a credit report.
  4. Earnings/ Investing (April 28, 2020): In this workshop, participants will begin to prepare for retirement readiness by creating a savings plan and learning about investment vehicles that may allow them to grow their wealth.

When:
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:30 AM thru 09:45 AM
Where:
The Nonprofit Village
15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20855
Registration:
Register at: http://bit.ly/35h45p5
This is a free program for nonprofit professionals. This series is meant to be taken as a whole. Only sign up if you intend to attend all four sessions.
For More Info:
Nonprofit Village
(301) 230-0111

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Tuesday, February 04, 2020Biz Networking Breakfast

Cake, Battle and Network

Cake, Battle and Network

Morning Mixer: Networking & The Great Chamber Bake Off Contest!

 

Join us on February 4 at 7:30 AM at JK Moving Services. JK Moving Services is a local, long distance 48 states,  moving company with over 300,000 square feet of household, office, & record storage. We will be meeting at their new location. Thank you for your sponsorship!

 

This Business Networking Before Nine is two-fold, it's networking for work & networking for good. The Chamber of Commerce will host a friendly, fun, & tasty baking for good competition. We are looking for your best and most delicious baked cookies, muffins or cupcakes! We invite you in joining us in making a change, a change for good. 

 

Non-Baker Information
Not a baker, no problem. Please feel free to attend this morning mixer, because after all it is a NETWORKING event & there will be plenty of networking opportunities. We ask if you are not participating in the bake-off, that you please bring can(s) of non-perishable food or a monetary donation to Manna Food Center. Thank you in advance for your support.

 

How to participate!

  • Pledge to share your homemade baked good with Chamber Members, the celebrity judges and members of our community.
  • Find your favorite muffin or cupcake recipe.
  • Sign up as a contestant.
  • Start baking
  • Bring your winning "dozen"muffins or cupcakes  to the Chamber Breakfast Mixer on February 4 by 7:45 AM

 

Advance registration is required. When registering, if baking, please register as a baker. Thank you.


When:
Tuesday, February 04, 2020 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
JK Moving Services
7501 Lindbergh Drive
Gaithersburg
Registration:
Advance registration is required. Please note if you are attending with baked goods or just attending. If you do not wish to bake, please bring a can(s) of non-perishable food. Thank you.

REGISTER NOW!

For More Info:
Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020Committee Meeting

SOHO

SOHO
"SOHO" is for GGCC Members who own and operate a "Small Office - Home Office". If you are a Member who works from home or in a very small office, please feel free to join us at the monthly “SOHO” Meeting.

Members - categorized as SOHO businesses - will provide support to one another. This is your business solutions roundtable! An opportunity to reach out to other like-minded SOHO business owners to share, grow, strengthen and expand your resources; all while "increasing the value of your business". Hope to see you there.

When:
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Launch Workplaces
9841 Washingtonian Blvd Suite 200
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
For More Info:
Chelsea Selby
301.840.1400 x17
cselby@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020Committee Meeting

Events Committee Meeting

All Chamber Members Welcome

When:
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 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, February 12, 2020Biz Networking After Five

After Five Mixer: Therrien Waddell

After Five Mixer: Therrien Waddell

"LOVE Your Chamber - LOVE Networking!" 

 

Come NETWORK with us at Therrien Waddell, Inc. & fall in with LOVE networking. 

 

Bring your business cards, a smile and desire to make the most out of our time together at TW. There will be delicious food, drinks, networking and more. Don't miss out on this pre-Valentine's networking event. 


When:
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Therrien Waddell, Inc.
100 Lakeforest Boulevard
Suite 600
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Registration:
Free for GGCC & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40

Cancellation Policy: Payment is expected if reservation is not cancelled within 24 hours of the event. Thank you.

REGISTER NOW!

For More Info:
Laura R.
301-840-1400
lrowles@ggchamber,org

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020Committee Meeting

Economic Development Committee Meeting

All Chamber Members Welcome

When:
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 8:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:

Montgomery College Germantown 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 - MUST HAVE PARKING PERMIT - Please contact the Chamber for pass.

For More Info:
Marilyn Balcombe
301.840.1400 x15
mbalcombe@ggchamber.org

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Thursday, February 20, 2020Committee Meeting

Membership Committee Meeting

All Chamber Members Welcome

When:
Thursday, February 20, 2020 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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Tuesday, February 25, 2020Expo

Personal Finance for Nonprofit Professionals

Personal Finance for Nonprofit Professionals

Personal Finance for Nonprofit Professionals – Meet Your Financial Goals in 2020!

Start 2020 on a high note and learn all the essentials of personal finance. This series is geared toward nonprofit professionals who often sacrifice the well-being of their finances for the good of their organizations. Nonprofit Village & the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber. alongside M&T Bank want to help you get smarter about how you save and spend your money so you have the financial freedom to live your life how you want to.

This series is for all ages and stages of life. Whether you just graduated college or are approaching retirement each session will provide you relevant and actionable knowledge that can be applied to any financial situation. This is a free program for nonprofit professionals. This series is meant to be taken as a whole. Only sign up if you intend to attend all four sessions.

Sessions:

  1. Money Management (January 28, 2020): In this workshop, participants will learn strategies to build a simple budget and pay off debt.
  2. Taxes (February 25, 2020): In this workshop, Participants will learn how to read/understand their tax returns, meaning of the different sections, the importance of accuracy in reporting and various tax credits available to individuals.
  3. Borrowing (March 24, 2020): In this workshop, participants will learn the importance of borrowing, when to borrow, what a credit score is, its importance, and how to read a credit report.
  4. Earnings/ Investing (April 28, 2020): In this workshop, participants will begin to prepare for retirement readiness by creating a savings plan and learning about investment vehicles that may allow them to grow their wealth.

When:
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:30 AM thru 09:45 AM
Where:
The Nonprofit Village
15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20855
Registration:
Register at: http://bit.ly/35h45p5
This is a free program for nonprofit professionals. This series is meant to be taken as a whole. Only sign up if you intend to attend all four sessions.
For More Info:
Nonprofit Village
(301) 230-0111

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020Biz Networking After Five

YPG Group Happy Hour

YPG Group Happy Hour

Come join us on February 26 at the Silver Diner and discover how you can further your career and strengthen your professional image at our Young Professionals Happy Hour! This will be a fun event with a cocktail making class.

You're guaranteed to make new friends, secure new clients, and learn more about what the GGCC has to offer. Along with great drink specials, enjoy appetizing lite bites for the duration of the event.

We will meet there at 4:30 PM. Cash bar. Ages 21-40 only please.


When:
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Silver Diner
9811 Washingtonian Blvd. Ste L10
Gaithersburg
Registration:

GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership)
FIRST-TIME NON-MEMBERS: FREE
RETURNING NON-MEMBERS: $15 for Non-Members

Ages 21-40 Only Please

REGISTER NOW!

For More Info:
Laura R.
301.840.1400 x14
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Friday, February 28, 2020Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting: Couture Bridal of Maryland

Ribbon Cutting: Couture Bridal of Maryland

You are invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Grand Opening of Couture Bridal of Maryland's newest location!

 

Join the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members & come support them! Cutting will occur at 2:15 PM. Refreshments & tours will be provided after the cutting.


When:
Friday, February 28, 2020 2:00 PM thru 03:00 PM
Where:
Couture Bridal of Maryland
322 East Diamond Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Registration:
Free and open to the public. Advanced registration is appreciated.

REGISTER NOW!

For More Info:
Laura Rowles
301-840-1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Friday, March 06, 2020Orientation Session

Chamber 101: New Member Orientation

Chamber 101: New Member Orientation

Make your membership work for you. Get the most out of our Partnership!


Learn how to maximize your Chamber membership and the benefits of the GGCC. Learn what the Chamber can do for you, how to get involved, meet the team, meet other new member partners, learn about programming & events, ways to volunteer and so much more! Come and discover the best way to get a return on investment.

All members are welcome, now matter how long ago you joined. Advance registration is requested. Thank you. 
 

Special thanks to the Holiday Inn Gaithersburg  for sponsoring this session! 


When:
Friday, March 06, 2020 8:30 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Holiday Inn
2 Montgomery Village Avenue
Gaithersburg
Registration:
GGCC Members Only Please  

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For More Info:
Chelsea Selby
301.840.1400
cselby@ggchamber.org

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Monday, March 09, 2020Expo

Ireland Trip Information Session

Ireland Trip Information Session

Come & discover how you can experience the "Best of Ireland" in seven fun-filled days. Ireland has much to offer everyone. From storybook castles to magnificent gardens, wide open spaces to the bustle of international cities, breathtaking natural scenery to man-made megalithic structures, Ireland opens her arms and welcomes you. 

 

Inclusions:
Airline Fuel surcharges, taxes & fees
7 nights first class motel
10 meals (7B, 3D)
Sightseeing per itinerary
Admissions per itinerary
Professional tour manager
Baggage handling
Hotel transfers

 

Highlights:
7 nights at 4 star hotels
Muckrose House
Cliffs of Moher
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Wicklow National Park
Adare Village
Blarney Castle
Trinity College
Book of Kells
Old James Whiskey Distillery

 

Important Dates & Pricing:
Departs October 14, 2020
Only $2999 if booked by March 31, 2020
Rate after is $3099

 

Please contact us for more information at 301.840.1400 


When:
Monday, March 09, 2020 5:30 PM thru 06:30 PM
Where:
1 Research Court
Room 365
Rockville 
Registration:
Free and open to the public. Advanced registration is appreciated.

REGISTER NOW!

For More Info:
Laura Rowles
301-840-1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020Committee Meeting

SOHO

SOHO
"SOHO" is for GGCC Members who own and operate a "Small Office - Home Office". If you are a Member who works from home or in a very small office, please feel free to join us at the monthly “SOHO” Meeting.

Members - categorized as SOHO businesses - will provide support to one another. This is your business solutions roundtable! An opportunity to reach out to other like-minded SOHO business owners to share, grow, strengthen and expand your resources; all while "increasing the value of your business". Hope to see you there.

When:
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:00 AM thru 10:00 AM
Where:
Launch Workplaces
9841 Washingtonian Blvd Suite 200
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
For More Info:
Chelsea Selby
301.840.1400 x17
cselby@ggchamber.org

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020Committee Meeting

Events Committee Meeting

All Chamber Members Welcome

When:
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 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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Friday, March 13, 2020Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting: Good People Acupuncture & Wellness

Ribbon Cutting: Good People Acupuncture & Wellness

You are invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony | Grand Opening of Good People Acupuncture & Wellness!

 

Join the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Members & come support them! Cutting will occur at 2:15 PM. Refreshments & tours will be provided after the cutting.


When:
Friday, March 13, 2020 2:00 PM thru 03:00 PM
Where:
Good People Acupuncture & Wellness
8921 Shady Grove Court
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Registration:
Free and open to the public. Advanced registration is appreciated.

REGISTER NOW!

For More Info:
Laura Rowles
301-840-1400
lrowles@ggchamber.org

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