Tuesday, April 07, 2020Special Event
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?
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:
Answers to your most important questions
To submit your
questions in advance, email email@example.com by noon, Monday, April 6.
Sandra L. Brecher, Chief, Commuter Services Section, Office of Transportation Policy, Montgomery County Department of Transportation
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Virtual Networking Happy Hour
Finish Your Day With Your Friends at the GGCC – Virtually!
Just because we can’t all be in the same room, doesn’t mean we can raise a glass and continue networking. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber invites you to its “Virtual Happy Hour”, a happy hour networking
event from the comfort of your home.
Let's be real: Times are tough! You may be working remotely or
in back-to-back virtual meetings all day long. The only thing that's getting
you through it all is the glorious happy hour at the end of the tunnel.
The GGCC Virtual Happy Hour event will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, April 8, from 5:00-6:30 PM, with registration online.
The format will depend
on the size of the group. We will want to hear how you are doing and ways you
are keeping sane during this crazy time.
dynamics are rapidly changing and we want to let you know we are still here for
you & want your business to grow & succeed.
Topic: Finish Your Day With Your Friends at the GGCC!Time: Apr 8, 2020 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
ZOOM Login will be sent prior to the meeting.
Wednesday, April 08, 2020Special Event
CARES Act & Beyond Webinar
What the CARES Act
Means for Small Businesses and Nonprofits
On Friday, March 27, President Trump passed the highly anticipated CARES Act. While the focus in the news has been on the stimulus checks to individuals and families, and other individual benefits. We've taken the time to pull out the most important benefits for small businesses and nonprofits with 5-500 employees. During this webinar, we'll guide you through the Payroll Protection Program and other notable elements of the CARES Act.
Brett Friedman, DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors
Brett joined the DeLeon & Stang team in 2006 and is currently the Director of Business Development. He specializes in the tax and financial planning areas for individuals and corporations. His expertise extends to investment management, insurance, employee benefits, estate and retirement planning. Brett is focused on helping his clients reach their retirement goals and achieve the most efficient tax liability. He also provides clients with tax and financial planning advice through his blog titled "My Two Cents". In 2016, Brett was chosen as a Five Star Wealth Manager by Five Star Professional and was invited to co-host with DeLeon & Stang Partner, Rich Stang, on the Executive Leaders Radio program.
Brad Hoffman, DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors
Brad joined DeLeon & Stang in 2012. As a partner and head of the firm’s Leesburg and Frederick offices, he provides tax and consulting services to a wide variety of clients. Specifically, he specializes in work with trade contractors, government contractors, construction contractors, residential and commercial properties, professional services, business acquisitions and business start-ups. Additionally, he draws upon his extensive training from The Partner Institute to offer executive coaching services to many of his business clients. With more than 20 years of experience in accounting, Brad believes he is an advocate for his clients. He is focused on providing exceptional service by getting to know each person on an individual level and treating their business or situation as if it were his own. The personal relationships he has developed over the years, coupled with his expertise and undeniable compassion for the industry, continue to benefit both the firm and the clients he serves. As a partner and leader at Deleon & Stang, Brad focuses on the person, empowering his team to handle most aspects of client interactions.
Steve Barber, Supporting Strategies
Topic: CARES Act & Beyond WebinarTime: Apr 8, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time
ZOOM Information will be sent one day prior to event.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020Special Event
Fitness Tips Tuesday
This week's presenter is Brittany Hilton of Brittany Hilton Fitness
ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. After your request has been approved, you'll receive instructions for joining the meeting.
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Tips for Working From Home Webinar
Are you an employee who must suddenly work from home and could benefit from help and guidance on how best to do so?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 your workload and manager’s expectations? Wonder what types of technology solutions, organizational structure or communications strategies might help you to 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:• Adaptations to the current situation that can work for both employers and employees• How to set up your workspace and ways to manage your time• Tips for setting productivity goals and reporting results• Ideas for staying connected with your colleagues and communicating effectively• Low-cost tech solutions that can make a big difference in the ease of working from home• Ways to maintain a healthy work-life balance• Answers to your most important questions
Wednesday, April 15, 2020Lunch and Learn
Members Helping Members Webinar: COVID-19 & IT Hackers
1. To learn processes to safeguard your business with a remote workforce
2. Tips to effectively use Zoom and prevent Zoom bombing
3. Three steps to take right now to help your business survive and thrive
4, And an exclusive discount at the conclusion of the webinar
Raba, Chief Technology Officer, Mindspout, LLC
Thursday, April 16, 2020Special Event
MOCO Small Business Grant Program: How To Webinar
Friday, April 17, 2020Special Event
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.
Join us for “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. This is 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 with advance registration online.
Format of the ‘Couch Con” webinar will include
The dynamics are rapidly changing and we want to let you know we are still here for you & want your business to grow & succeed.
NEW TO ZOOM? 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
The Montgomery County Small Business Grant Program- PHEG-is now accepting applications. The Chamber will be providing "How To" Webinars to help our members determine their eligibility and to complete the application.
This webinar will go over:
Tuesday, April 21, 2020Special Event
How to Stay Fit During COVID-19
With our daily routines disrupted, it is much harder to maintain healthy fitness habits. It is no secret that people who exercise regularly feel better and have more energy, and are thus more productive. Join us for Fitness Tip Tuesday - a brief break in your day to give you that boost you might need.
This week's presenter is Josh Funk of Rehab 2 Perform
Tuesday, April 21, 2020Biz Networking After Five
Young Professional Group Virtual Happy Hour Trivia Night
YPG Happy Hour Trivia Night Virtually!
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS! If you are craving some social interaction during these circumstances or simply want to stop by and say hi, we have set up a virtual happy hour via Zoom! BYOB, and please register in advance to receive the information to login into Zoom. It will be sent the day prior.
VIRTUAL FEATURE: Don't let those trivia skills fall by the wayside! You can still practice them while social distancing. Join other young professionals for a fun hour of libations and trivia on Zoom.
Ages 21-40 only please.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020Lunch and Learn
Members Helping Members Webinar: Calm, Cool & Invested
Join Eric Ashmont, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones for the "Calm, Cool and Invested Webinar".
Guest Speaker: Cyrus Bent, Associate Regional Manager for MFS Investment Management will be sharing insight on how we all can stay Calm, Cool and Invested.
This free seminar offers people critical tips for investing long term and keeping their emotions in check, especially through volatile markets.
Limited to 50 participants. Registration is required.
Register at: https://bit.ly/2JRR6BW
your request has been approved, you'll receive instructions for joining the
meeting. Can't register? Contact support here: https://ej.webex.com/ej/mc
Thursday, April 23, 2020Special Event
Virtual Networking Happy Hour: Chamber Kitchen
Just because we can’t all be in the same room, doesn’t mean we can raise a glass and continue networking. We invite you to a “Virtual Happy Hour”, a happy hour networking
event from the comfort of your home.
The SPECIAL FEATURE of this event is "CHAMBER KITCHEN" with GIllian Souza of Caribbean Caterers. She will whip a meal, and demonstrate a perfect way to get dinner on the table less time than it takes you to sit in rush hour traffic.
The format will depend on the size of the group. We will want to hear how you are doing and share a littlle bit about your business & how dinner time has shifted in your home during these crazy times.
The GGCC Virtual Happy Hour event will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, April 23, at 5:00 PM, with registration online.
Friday, April 24, 2020Lunch and Learn
Your Employees & COVID-19
Join us and learn how to navigate the various employment issues associated with the COVID-19 crisis.
• Remote work considerations in light of COVID-19
• Leave programs under the new Families First Coronvirus Response Act (FFCRA), including new regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor
• Effective employment-related strategies for planning for a return to the “new normal”
Marc Engel & Michael Neary
Employment Law Attorneys
Lerch, Early & Brewer
The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce
Please submit questions prior to the Webinar.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020Special Event
Being at home on the couch, doesn’t mean we can’t get work done, or do some networking.
Friday, May 01, 2020Special Event
How to Reduce Energy Consumption During Challenging Times
Joe Tabeling of CQI Associates as he presents “How to Reduce Energy Consumption During Challenging Times” a webinar designed to offer strategies on how to reduce usage of electricity, natural gas
and water during the COVID-19 Crisis.
How to Minimize Business Operations
How to Reduce Electricity Usage While Working from Home
What are Non-Essentials and How to Deal with Them?
Steps for Doing a Walk-Through
Fire Protection and Security Systems
What Can the Utility Company Do?
How to Lower Your Rate
Please register for “How to Reduce Energy Consumption During Challenging Times” on May 1, 2020 1:00 PM EDT at: https://bit.ly/2W8mAtf
Wednesday, May 06, 2020Biz Networking Breakfast
May Virtual "Breakfast" Meeting with Senator Brian Feldman
Register at: https://bit.ly/3ffNect
Join Zoom MeetingMeeting ID: 897 422 4674
Wednesday, May 06, 2020Lunch and Learn
Members Helping Members- Investing in Today's Market -Part I
Investing in Today’s Market Volatility and Strategies for Building a Better Retirement
About the speakers:Guest speaker – Roger Banville. Roger has 28 years’ experience in the financial industry. He has been the regional investment and retirement consultant with New York Life since he joined the company 8 years ago. Roger travels all over the country giving presentations and is a key note speaker in the industry. Roger holds an MBA from Boston College.
Speaker - Diamond Chaflawee is a Financial Services Professional and an Agent with New York Life. Diamond joined New York Life almost 18 months ago after long career in hi-tech filling various business leadership roles. Diamond holds an MBA with honors from Tel-Aviv Univ.
Advance registration required at ggchamber.org
After your request has been approved, you'll receive instructions for joining the meeting one day prior to the event.
Thursday, May 07, 2020Special Event
Best Practices to Help You Reduce Energy Consumption & Cost
Join Joe Tabeling of CQI Associates as he presents “Best Practices to Help Reduce Energy Consumption & Cost” a webinar designed to offer strategies on how to reduce usage of electricity, natural gas
and water during the COVID-19 Crisis.
What Items Should be on Your Check List?
Please register for “Best Practices to Help You Reduce Energy Consumption &
Cost” on May 7, 2020 11:00 AM EDT at https://bit.ly/3f2nq3w
Thursday, May 07, 2020Lunch and Learn
Members Helping Members- Navigating the Troubled C's
Join Sonja Der of Bridge Performance Coaching for a discussion on "Navigating the Troubled C's Pt 2.: Maintaining an Even Keel".
This session promises to provide a
brief review of the first three C's and an introduction to a new
"C". It will also provide what many of you requested: more time
in breakout rooms to allow us to dive deeper into the discussion questions.
We hope you'll join us on Thursday,
May 7th, from 3-4pm EDT for an entertaining and productive time strategizing
with fellow business owners and leaders as we all navigate together through
this wicked storm we call COVID-19.