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Monday, January 11
8:00-10:00 am
Breakfast Meeting – MoCo Department of Permitting
Where:  Executive Office Building Auditorium, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville

Tuesday, January 12
8:00-9:00 am
Conversation & Coffee - First Event of the New Year!! 
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40.
Where:  Corner Bakery Cafe, One Grand Corner Avenue, Gaithersburg
 
Wednesday, January 13
12:00-1:00 pm
Events Committee Meeting
Cost: GGCC Members Only
Where:  GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg
 
Tuesday, January 19
4:00-5:0 pm
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Waredaca Brewing Company
Cost: FREE for all, advance registration requested.
Where:  Waredaca Brewing Company, 4017 Damascus Road, Laytonsville
 
Wednesday, January 20 - NEW DAY!
8:30-9:30 am
Economic Development Committee Meeting
Cost: GGCC Members Only
Where:  Montgomery College Germantown Campus Paul Peck Building (Goldenrod Bldg), 20271 Goldenrod Lane Room 105, Germantown
 
Thursday, January 21
8:00-9:00 am
Membership Committee Meeting
Cost: GGCC Members Only
Where:  GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg
 
Thursday, January 21
5:30-7:30 pm
Business Networking After Five 
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $45.
Where:  Alta Liberty Mill Apartments, 19520 Waters Road, Germantown 
 
Wednesday, January 27
4:30-6:00 pm
Young Professionals Group Happy Hour
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $45.
Where: Senor Tequila's, 20021 Century Boulevard, Germantown
 
Friday, January 29
8:30-9:30 am
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Nothing Bundt Cakes
Cost: FREE for all, advance registration requested.
Where:  Nothing Bundt Cakes, 12133 Darnestown Road, Gaithersburg

Wednesday, February 10
Sponsored by: Holy Cross Health
Where:  Montgomery College, BioScience Education Center, 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown. 
 
Wednesday, February 17
5:30-7:30 pm
Business Networking After Five 
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $45.
Where:  Therrien Waddell, 100 Lakeforest Boulevard, Suite 600, Gaithersburg
See all the upcoming events at: www.ggchamber.org/events


2016 Sponsorship Information! 

Support the GGCC & increase visibility for your organization. There are a variety of sponsorship's available to our members.

2016 Opportunities Include:
Corporate Sponsor Program: 
$4,000
Special Event Sponsor Package:$1,000
Business Networking After Five: $300 (plus cost of food &  drinks)
Business Networking Before Nine: $250 (plus cost of food &  drinks)
Business Card Exchange Lunch: Call for Details
Young Professional Group Title Sponsor: $1000
Young Professional Group Happy Hour: $200

For more information call 301-840-1400 x 14 or lrowles@ggchamber.org.
  • Celebrate National Spaghetti Day at Buca di Beppo with 50% off spaghetti today, January 4. To make a reservation, click here. To pront the offer, click here. 
  • Congratulations to Dr. Dale Rubenstein of A Cat Clinic in Germantown/Boyds, who recently received her "Maintenance of Certification" for the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners.  Dr. Rubenstein is one of only 90 veterinarians in the world who are certified by the board as specialists in Feline Medicine. Originally certified in 1996, in order to maintain her certification she must meet vigorous continuing education requirements as well as go through an intense re-certification process every 10 years.  For the finest care for your cat, contact A Cat Clinic at 301.540.7770 or www.acatclinic.us.
  • In 2016, the Universities at Shady Grove will break ground on a new Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Education Facility, designed to meet the specific economic needs of this region. Three University System of Maryland partner research universities have collaborated to bring advanced degree opportunities in healthcare, biosciences, engineering and computational sciences. Read more, click here
  • Lerch, Early & Brewer has named six attorneys as principals in the firm. They include: Ruth O. Katz, a community associations attorney;  David E. Kay , a corporate and transactional attorney; Erin L. Kopelman, a family law attorney; Ann Marie Mehlert, a real estate attorney; Christopher W. Roberts, a family law attorney and Christopher M. Ruhlen, a land use attorney. For more information, visit www.lerchearly.com.
  • Many people might consider participating in a clinical research trial but don't know how to find the right study. Find a research study at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, click here for more information.
  • You can shop from Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center's Pediatric Wishes list year-round and give the gift of happiness and comfort to children. This list includes: stuffed animals, toys, clothes, diapers and much more. To view the list, click here.
  • The Barnesville School or Arts & Sciences Student Council helped sort and load gifts to spread joy to children and families in need. Students and families donated gifts for 12 families (36 people) as part of the school’s long-standing support of The Dwelling Place in Gaithersburg. Every year, Barnesville classes “adopt” families and donate items from their holiday wish lists. Want to learn more about the school? Join them at their Admissions Open House on January 6 at 9:30 am. They are located at: 21830 Peach Tree Road in Barnesville.
  • Join Montgomery Community Media for their "The Vocal Power Workshop" on  Tuesday, January 19 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Join Stephanie Bonte-Lebair to learn how to captivate your audience and land more clients, simply with the sound of your voice. For more information and/or to register, click here.
  • The City of Gaithersburg is joining with Montgomery Serves and Seneca Creek Community Church to host a Day of Service Encouraged for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It will be a morning of more than 15 service projects, suitable for a variety of ages and skill levels, that will benefit the most vulnerable in our community at the church, located at 13 Firstfield Road in Gaithersburg, from 9-11:00 am on Monday, January 18. For more information and to register for all volunteer projects click here

GGCC Entrepreneur Breakfast Series

TOPIC: "Choosing the Right Partners"

SPEAKER: Shahab Kaviani, Co-founder of Breezio & Our Entrepreneur Panel

DATE: Wednesday, February 10

TIME: 7:45-9:30 am

LOCATION: Montgomery College, BioScience Education Center, 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown

ABOUT: should have a partner, how you know who the best partners are for you, and best practices for productive partner relationships. The morning will begin with our Keynote Speaker Shahab Kaviani, Co-founder of Breezio who will speak on “Choosing the Right Partners”.He will be followed by a panel discussion of entrepreneurs. Each panelist will share their story, how they chose their partners, what motivated them to take the entrepreneurial leap, and they will answer the question- what makes their partnerships strong?  

COST: Chamber Members & Guests: $20

                 

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:

Shannon & Luchs Insurance Agency Inc.: Call for Details
Sheehy Ford and Lincoln: $200
Sherman Wealth Management, LLC: Complimentary Consultation

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