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Friday, September 5
8:30-9:30 am
Women Balancing Life & Business Committee
TOPIC: Men Are From Mars. Women Are From Venus. How do we work together?
GGCC Members Only 
GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N,Gaithersburg

Monday, September 8
5:00-6:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Venti Tre Modern Italian
Free for All
Venti Tre Modern Italian, 128 Ellington Blvd. (Crown), Gaithersburg

Tuesday, September 9
5:00-6:00 pm
Commercial Energy Cooperative Program
GGCC Members Only 
GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N,Gaithersburg

Wednesday, September 10
12:00-1:00 pm
Events Committee Meeting
GGCC Members Only 
GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N,Gaithersburg

Wednesday, September 10
5:00-7:00 pm
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. 
Free for GGCC & Frederick Chamber Members Only. Cash Bar.
Comus Inn, 23900 Old Hundred Road, Dickerson

Thursday, September 11
12:00-1:00 pm
Non-Profit Sector Meeting
GGCC Members Only 
GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N,Gaithersburg

Friday, September 12
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
24th Annual Business Golf Classic
$250 Members / $300 Non-Members / Sponsorship's Available
Worthington Manor, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana

Tuesday, September 16
11:30 am - 12:30pm
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: The Barnesville School
Free for All
The Barnesville School, 21830 Peach Tree Road, Barnesville

Thursday, September 18
5:30-7:30 pm
Annual Picnic, Volunteer Recognition & Non-Profit Showcase
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-in's please.. Picnic attire isn’t recommended … its MANADATORY. See you there.Free for GGCC Members Only. 
Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc., 16407 Riffle Ford Road, Gaithersburg

Tuesday, September 23
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Business Card Exchange Lunch: Buca di Beppo
Cost: $20 Members & First-Time Non-Members / $40 Returning Non-Members.
Buca di Beppo,122 Kentlands Boulevard, Gaithersburg

Wednesday, September 24
12:00-1:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting: Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy
Free for All
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy, 220 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg

See all the upcoming events at: www.ggchamber.org/events
  • Holy Cross Germantown Hospital will open on October 1, 2014. In advance of opening day, the hospital is offering the community an opportunity to meet members of the staff, participate in health screenings and get familiar with the first new hospital in the county in more than 35 years on Sunday September 21 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.. This casual, family-friendly, "come at your convenience" event will feature self-guided tours of the hospital with knowledgeable employees stationed in key areas to engage with guests. There will be lights snacks, free tote bags and entertainment. Holy Cross Germantown Hospital is located at 19801 Observation Drive at the intersection of Observation and Middlebrook Road in Germantown. For more information on the new Holy Cross Germantown Hospital visit www.holycrosshealth.org/hcgh. 
  • BlackRock Center for the Arts 2014-2015 opens on Saturday, September 20th with Deanna Bogart is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist and multifaceted musician. Get tickets for this show, click here.To view the whole season, click here
  • Maryland-based Choice Hotels International has just selected Comcast Business as a Qualified Vendor for business data, video and voice services. This means that 5,000+ Choice Hotels franchise properties across the U.S. that are located within Comcast’s footprint – including Comfort Inn, Quality Inn, Clarion, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, Ascend Hotels, and more – can now offer reliable, high-speed Internet access and a robust HD solution to their guests. Congratulations! 
  • Join NFP Golden & Cohen at Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered on Tuesday, September 23 at 9:00 am and learn about the new COBRA regulations. This is a free seminar but space is limited. Email Jennifer Abramson to reserve or spot at: jennifer.abramson@golden-cohen.com.
  • The Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg has announced its next Wine Dinner for Friday, September 26 at 6:30 pm featuring wines from the Bealieu Winery of California paired with some wonderful dishes by their Chef. Cost: $65 per person plus tax and gratuity. For their wine dinner guests they are offering rooms at $59 a night that weekend. Reservations can be made by calling 301-591-9910 or 301-591-9911.
  • The Master of Liberal Arts degree program is expanding to the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County campus in January. Find out which courses will be offered at the campus, click here.
  • On Sunday, September 7 TaylorMade representatives will be on site at Worthington Manor Golf Club with their latest and greatest clubs for you to demo. You can even schedule an appointment to be fitted with a product expert.  Go to TaylorMade Demo Day for details.
  • EWC Consultants is looking for 12 committed professionals who want to double their sales in the next 12 months. They have developed a six week group coaching program that will teach you some easy and simple strategies that will help you,. The programs starts on September 9th in a class style setting. Register now, click here.
  • The American Cancer Society invites you to Fall Into the 2015 Relay For Life Season with the Clarksburg, Damascus, Laurel, Olney, Poolesville and Rockville Communities. Attend the Interest Meeting on Monday, September 22, 6:00-8:00pm at Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus Research & Academic Building, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville. Pizza,salad and drinks provided. RSVP by September 15 to leigh.betancourt@cancer.org or 301-562-3611.
  • Join Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland for its Maple Hill dedication on Saturday, September 13 at 1:30 pm at the Maple Hill Community, 9000 Emory Grove Road, Gaithersburg.Please register here by September 5th.
  • Germantown Copy Center Inc. has a job opening for a Full Time and/or Part Time for a Print Finishing Assistant / Back-Up Delivery Person. Please e-mail resume to harold@germantowncopy.com (or fax to 301-428-7969). 
  • Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar will celebrate its opening at Downtown Crown with a prix-fixe dinner and ribbon cutting on Thursday, September 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.The cost is $45/person.100% of the proceeds will go to Manna Food Center. For reservations, call (301) 816-1100.The restaurant will be open to the public starting Friday, September 19.

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. For details, click here now or email Laura at lrowles@ggchamber.org. 

Tournament Schedule:
Driving Range Open: 10:30 am
Registration Begins: 10:30 am
Lunch: 11:30 am
Shotgun Start: 12:00 pm
Award Reception: 5:00 pm

Thank You to Our Sponsors: 
Tournament
Genesis Security Systems, LLC
Hughes Network Systems, LLC
Therrien Waddell, Inc. 

Golfer Gift
DeLeon & Stang CPAs & Advisors
Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union

Reception Sponsor
Riparius Construction, Inc.
Scheer Partners, Inc.

Lunch Sponsor
Lakeforest Mall

Hole In One 
Sheehy Ford and Lincoln

Putting Contest
1-800-JUNK-REFUND

Closest to the Pin Men
Robert Cowdrey

Closest to the Pin Women
The Gazette

Long Drive Men
BC Steakhouse - Silver Birch Bar

Long Drive Women
Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered

Tee Signs
Asbury Methodist Village
ECS Mid-Atlantic
EWC Consultants
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
Family Services, Inc.
GeneDx
Linowes & Blocher, LLP
The Lube Center, The Auto Repair & The Auto Spa
Revere Bank
Stein, Sperling, Bennett, DeJong, Driscoll & Greenfeig
Therrien Waddell, Inc. 
WalMart 

ADD YOUR NAME TO OUR GROWING LIST!
STILL LOOKING FOR GOLFERS & FOURSOMES TOO!
CONTACT US TODAY AT lrowles@ggchamber.org.

65th Anniversary Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony 

Save-The Date for our biggest bash of the year - Our Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony! It will be held on Thursday, December 4 at the Hilton Gaithersburg. Sponsorship opportunities will be available soon and tickets will be on sale after that. We will see you all there but mark your calendars now! 

Member-to-Member Discounts

Our Member-to-Member Discount Program (M2M) will enhance the value of your membership by giving you the opportunity to buy goods and services from other members at a discount. This is a benefit you can pass along to all of your employees. 

This week's featured companies:
All Day Medical Care Clinic, LLC: 10%
Always There In Home Care, LLC: Call for Details
Andy Stern’s Office Furniture, Inc.: 50%

View all the discounts at: http://www.ggchamber.org/membership/member-to-member-discount/.

"Best Of Montgomery" is Back! 

The Gazette Best of is back and this is your chance to begin promoting your business and to get those votes!

GGCC Members can vote for their favorite local business by clicking here and enter for a chance to win $500 in Visa gift cards simply by entering. Categories include: food, personal care, recreation, services, stores, home & garden and people.

The top 3 winners in each category will be featured in the Gazette Best of Special Section inserted in the December 4th weekly paper, in addition to the Best of landing page on the Gazette.net website. Voting ends September 15th.

We thank you for your support in this year’s Gazette Best of Montgomery County & look forward to seeing your businesses at the top of the list! To vote: http://www.gazette.net/section/bestOfMontgomery2014.
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