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Wednesday, February 19, 2020Committee Meeting

Economic Development Committee Meeting

Field Trip!!

TOPIC: The Importance of BioScience in Montgomery County  

SPEAKERS: Rich Bendis,  President & CEO of BioHealth Innovation and Brad Stewart, Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

This is a great opportunity to visit the brand new Biomedical Science and Engineering Building at Universtities at Shady Grove and to learn more about the bioscience industry in Montgomery County.

All Chamber Members Welcome

  

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

Universities at Shady Grove

Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Building (BSE)  

Room 5115 (BSE Boardroom)

9631 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville

IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION - Visitors to campus can park in the Traville Gateway Garage (take a ticket when you enter, pay when you leave) or in surface Lot 2 next to the BSE (pay by parking spot # IN ADVANCE - transportation services will ticket).

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. Richard, the Silver Diner's mixologist, will conduct the cocktail making class. You will learn how to make the diner's Rum Berry Mule. Happy hour prices will be in effect. View the menu here.

 

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

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

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Tuesday, March 03, 2020Special Event

Small Business Preparation for Financing

Small Business Preparation for Financing
Access to capital is one of the most critical needs of small business owners. This free workshop will cover the following topics:

Financial considerations for applying to obtain capital
Eligibility criteria and basic guidelines for obtaining a micro-loan
Loan process including qualifications and documentation required
What can qualify as collateral.

When:
Tuesday, March 03, 2020 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Business Connect
Upcounty Regional Services Center
12900 Middlebrook Rd, Room B
Germantown, MD 20874
Registration:
Register: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/Biz-Resources/calendar.html#/?i=1

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

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020Biz Networking Breakfast

Morning Mixer: Silver Diner RIO

Morning Mixer: Silver Diner RIO

Mix, mingle and network with Chamber members as you enjoy breakfast treats at this dynamic event. Our networking breakfasts promote networking and member visibility by offering attendees the chance to introduce themselves.

 

This event is sponsored by the Silver Diner RIO.

 

Bring plenty of business cards as you network with others doing business and all before your workday starts! 


GGCC Members are invited to gather and have their morning coffee, learn about them and of course NETWORK! Advance registration is requested.

  

When:
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:30 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
Silver Diner
9811 Washingtonian Blvd. Ste L10
Gaithersburg 
Registration:

GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership)
NON-MEMBERS: FREE for 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, 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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Wednesday, March 11, 2020Biz Networking After Five

Drink to the Future of the County

Drink to the Future of the County
Get your happy on & drink to the future of the County with Casey Anderson, Planning Board Chair.

 

We will meet at Union Jack's in the RIO at 5:30 PM. Cash bar. Ages 21-40 only please.


When:
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:30 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Union Jack's
9811 Washingtonian Blvd
Gaithersburg
Registration:

GGCC MEMBERS: Only
 

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

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Thursday, March 12, 2020Special Event

"The Rules of the Road to Investing' Workshop

"The Rules of the Road to Investing' Workshop

Join Eric Ashmont, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones, as you explore how you can move toward your financial goals with the "10 Rules of the Road to Investing"

 

These rules will help you learn the fundamental concepts of investing and potential strategies to help build wealth. It's great for anyone who is new to investing or simply would like a refresher.

 

Coffee & bagels will be provided. Advance registration is requested.


When:
Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
GGCC Office
910 Clopper Road
Suite 205 N
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
For More Info:
Eric Ashmont
240.221.0750
eric.ashmont@edwardjones.com

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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, demos & tours will be provided after the cutting.

Liimited parking in front of the office, plenty of parking in the rear.  


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

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020Biz Networking After Five

CANCELLED! After Five Mixer: Bringin' In the Green

CANCELLED! After Five Mixer: Bringin' In the Green

"Luck of the Irish" Networking Edition | NETWORKING + COCKTAILS = GREAT TIME

 

We're "LUCKY" to have you! Let's celebrate that by building those relationships, so you can bring in the green.

 

Come network with us at Rehab 2 Perform & discover "lucky" ways to avoid injury so you can keep on doing what makes you magically terrific.

 

Bring your business cards, a smile and desire to make the most out of our time together at R2P. There will be delicious food, drinks, networking and more. Don't miss out on this Saint Patrick's Day networking event. The perfect way to wrap up a busy day at work!

 

Business Networking After Five is just one of the monthly networking events provided by the Chamber. The event gives Chamber members an opportunity to meet informally at local business establishments, to visit and share ideas and opinions, socialize, make business contacts, meet new people, and learn more about their host’s business.

All Chamber members are invited and encouraged to bring their business cards to network with other members. There will be beverages and hors d’oeuvres to enjoy.  

 

When:
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Rehab 2 Perform
20310 Seneca Meadows Parkway
Suite B
Germantown, MD 20876 
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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Thursday, March 19, 2020Committee Meeting

Membership Committee Meeting

All Chamber Members Welcome

When:
Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:
CONFERENCE CALL!!!
For More Info:
301.840.1400 x17

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Thursday, March 26, 2020Biz Networking After Five

CANCELLED! YPG Group Speed Networking

CANCELLED! YPG Group Speed Networking

Come join us on March 26 at Holiday Inn Harvest Plates & Pints 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.

 

The feature of this event is Speed Networking! Participants will be paired for roughly two minutes to get to know each other, exchange contact information, & find a takeaway they'll remember about the other person. Polish those 30-second infomercials & grab the business cards.

 

Appetizers sponsored by Holiday Inn Gaithersburg. Cash bar. Advance registration is required please.

 

Thank you to our YPG Title Sponsors Evans Legacy Group at RE/MAX Realty Group.

 

This event is free for YPG Members of participating Chambers. Please help us spread the word and tell those you work with ages 21-40 about our exciting Young Professionals event.


When:
Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:30 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:

Holiday Inn
Harvest Pints & Plates
2 Montgomery Village 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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Wednesday, April 01, 2020Special Event

Understanding SBA's COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Attention small business owners: Join us for an informational webinar to learn more about the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) application. Determine if your business is eligible to apply for the loan and, if so, receive guidance on how to apply for it. The SBA is ready to provide financial assistance and the Maryland Women's Business Center is here to guide you through the process. YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

 

Join the meeting via Zoom: ; Meeting ID: 562 763 091

 

If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install the Zoom app. Or you can join the meeting by dialing in: 301-715-8592, Meeting ID: 562 763 091.


When:
Wednesday, April 01, 2020 12:00 PM thru 01:00 PM

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Wednesday, April 01, 2020Special Event

COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCE WEBINAR

COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCE WEBINAR

Join Congressman David Trone & a panel of leading experts from the Small Business Administration and the Maryland Department of Commerce to discuss the resources available to small businesses in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


As the number of cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Maryland rises,Trone is reaching out to ensure you have the latest information to protect and care for you and your family. He also wants to provide an update on what Congress is doing to address this public health threat.


When:
Wednesday, April 01, 2020 3:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

WEBINAR

Registration:

Register at: https://bit.ly/39vta1A

Information about how to log into the webinar will be emailed to you before the webinar date to the email address you provide during registration.

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Thursday, April 02, 2020Special Event

GGCC Couch Con!

GGCC Couch Con!

Being at home on the couch, doesn’t mean we can’t get work done, so let’s get back to networking.

 

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber is set to host its first ever “Couch Con”, a virtual networking event from the comfort of your couch.

 

As we collectively move through these strange and uncertain times, it’s sometime beneficial to go about our normal day. We’re excited to host a professional virtual networking event. After all, the Chamber is all about building relationships and we want to continue the practice of providing networking opportunities to our members.


The ‘Couch Con’ event will take place via Zoom on Thursday, April 2, at 11 am with registration online.

 

Format of the ‘Couch Con” webinar will include

  • 30-second infomercials
  • Touching base on how we are all doing
  • Sharing tips on Business Continuity Strategies


The dynamics are rapidly changing and we want to let you know we are still here for you & want your business to grow & succeed.


When:
Thursday, April 02, 2020 11:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:

ZOOM

Topic: Couch Con - Virtual Networking
Time: Apr 2, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting   https://bit.ly/33RMghy

Meeting ID: 501 260 476
Password: 150121

You will need to download Zoom at least 15-minutes prior to the start of the event. For directions, please visit: https://bit.ly/33O8LE1 

  
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Tuesday, April 07, 2020Special Event

MoCo Employeers Free Teleworking Webinar

MoCo Employeers Free Teleworking Webinar

Want help managing employees who must suddenly work from home?

 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many employers had to quickly implement telework programs – with little to no preparation. Are you finding it challenging to manage staff resources while so many of your employees are working remotely? Wonder what types of technology solutions, organizational structure or communications strategies might help you and your staff be more productive under these circumstances? 

 

Montgomery County Commuter Services is hosting this webinar to address these and other questions you may have about telework. You will hear from our telework experts on managing for success and get ideas that you can implement right away.  

 

Topics covered will include:

  • Best practices for quick-starting and ramping up a telework program
  • Tips for successfully implementing management controls and productivity
  • Adaptations to the current situation that can work for both employers and employees
  • Low-cost tech solutions that can make a big difference in the ease of working from home

Answers to your most important questions 

 

To submit your questions in advance, email commuter.services@montgomerycountymd.gov by noon, Monday, April 6. 

PRESENTERS:

  • Elham Shirazi, Principal, e-planning, has 33 years of experience developing telework and flexible scheduling programs, creating resource materials, conducting training workshops, and evaluating the impacts of telework and flexible scheduling on employers, employees, and trip reduction. She has worked with hundreds of employers and has also helped develop regional telework resources and assistance programs across the country.
  • Drew Kaliszewski, Vice President, Partner Consulting has more than 25 years of experience in telecom and IT telephony, implementation and complex project management.  He has acted as adviser for the State of Connecticut’s telework programs, has authored a number of articles on telework, and has conducted telework assessments for a broad range of private sector companies.

MODERATOR:

Sandra L. Brecher, Chief, Commuter Services Section, Office of Transportation Policy, Montgomery County Department of Transportation

  

When:
Tuesday, April 07, 2020 3:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

ZOOM - https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4AHfx3geQvq_vdDVej9dLA 


Register:


You will need to download Zoom at least 15-minutes prior to the start of the event. For directions, please visit:

https://bit.ly/33O8LE1 

 

  
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