Tuesday, June 30
Cost:: GGCC Members Only
WhereMid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union, 12820 Wisteria Drive, Germantown
Tuesday, June 30
4:30-8:00 pm

14th Annual Summer Networking Extravaganza!
Cost:: $30 for GGCC Members
WhereSilver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring
venue, Gaithersburg
Tuesday, July 7
7:30-9:00 am
Business Networking Before Nine
Cost:: Free for GGCC Member and First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members Pay $40
WhereBlue Mash Golf Course, 5821 Olney-Laytonsville Road, Gaithersburg

Wednesday, July 8
12:00-1:00 pm
Events Committee Meeting
Cost:: GGCC Members Only
Where: GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, North Building,Gaithersburg

Wednesday, July 15
8:00-9:00 am
Membership Committee Meeting
Cost:: GGCC Members Only
Where: GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, North Building,Gaithersburg

Wednesday, July 15
5:30-7:30 pm
Explore Downtown Crown
Sponsored By:  Old Town Pour House, Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar, Asia Nine, Downtown Crown Wine & Beer & Halo Branded Solutions 
Cost:: Free for GGCC Members. Non-Members: $15
Where303 Copley Place, Gaithersburg
Friday, July 17
2:00-3:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Zoe's Kitchen
Cost:: Free for All
WhereZoe's Kitchen, 177 Kentlands Boulevard, Gaithersburg 

Tuesday, July 21
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, July 23
5:30-7:30 pm
Business Networking After Five
Cost:: Free for GGCC Member and First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members Pay $40
WhereMelting Pot, 9021 Gaither Road, Gaithersburg

Wednesday, July 29
11:30 am- 1:00 pm
Business Card Exchange Lunch: Copper Canyon Grill 
Cost:: $20 for GGCC Member and First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members Pay $40
Where:Copper Canyon Grill, 100 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg
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Become an Ambassador to the New GGCC Members!  

The Ambassador program will:
  • Provide you opportunity to strategically connect with new members.
  • Offer you the chance to help new chamber members feel welcome.
As an ambassador to new members, your service will:
  • Help the chamber maintain strong, well-informed and active members.
  • Contribute to the building of a stronger local business community.
The GGCC Ambassador Program is a great way to help the chamber, help new members, and help you increase the number of business you work with on a regular basis.For more information contact: Donna Rimple at 301-840-1400 x 17 or 
  • July 4th Firework Celebrations:
  • Germantown Glory Fireworks at the Germantown SoccerPlex: Festivities will kick off at 7:00 pm with a patriotic concert by the Tina Turner Revue featuring Suzette Dorsey, and the fireworks are slated to begin shortly after dark with an approximate start time of 9:15 pm.
  • Independence Day Celebration at the FairgroundsJoin friends and family for the City of Gaithersburg’s Independence Day celebration featuring live music, food, activities, and spectacular fireworks on Saturday, July 4 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Gates open for pedestrians at 5:00 pm. For more information, visit the City’s website or call 301-258-6350.
  • Montgomery Village Annual Independence Day CelebrationStart your day with the Fourth of July 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Then gather for a parade, which includes judging by categories and age groups, followed by a variety of midway games and excitement throughout the afternoon of Independence Day. Festivities include music, games, activities, food and good family fun. For further details, click here.
  • On Saturday, July 04, 2015, you are cordially invited to a tasteful evening at Germantown Carrabba's. For $35* per person, join them for an exclusive opportunity to experience a five—course dinner paired with selected beers. Space is limited, call (240) 686-1100 to RSVP. 
  • Congratulations and welcome to Katerina Rodgaard, who was named Assistant Artistic Director at Metropolitan Ballet Theatre. Effective July 1st, Rodgaard will be working closely with upper-level students in ballet and modern dance.  She will also work with Artistic Director Elizabeth Catlett to choreograph and stage MBT's professional productions.
  • Rockin' Jump, located at 18620 Woodfield Road in Gaithersburg, has a special July introductory offer for all Chamber Members. $11 for an hour of jump time valid 7 days a week (when not sold out). ($16 value 31% off). For further details call 301-703-3707 or visit them at: 
  • Great picking of cherries & berries galore at Butler's Orchard now. Pick your own field hours - Tuesday - Friday from 8:30 am - 6:00 pm and Saturday & Sunday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Butler's is located at 22200 Davis Mill Road in Germantown.
  • Downtown Crown Wine & Beer, 303 Copley Place in Gaithersburg, has teamed up with Urban Bar-B-Que & Jailbreak Brewing to put on an awesome 4th of July weekend kickoff party. Join them on Thursday, July 2 from 4:00-7:00 pm for "Beer & BBQ". $10 meat & beer specials. 
  • For approximately five days starting July 6, 2015, South Summit Avenue between East Diamond and Olde Towne Avenues will be closed to vehicular traffic so that CSX Transportation can make repairs at the railroad crossing. MARC commuter rail service will not be interrupted. For updates visit
  • Righttime Medical Care is offering sports clearance exams for $20, Tuesday-Thursday between the hours of 10:0 am - 3:00 pm, by appointment only. Call 888-808-6483 or click here to schedule an appointment. 
  • Wegmans has 4 easy ways to celebrate and enjoy the 4th. Fire up the grill with a flavorful cookout, veggies 30+ ways, wine & beer mixology & delicious pairing ideas
  • Fast & Fresh from Corner Bakery Cafe…with a FREE Cup of Soup! Now through July 31, 2015, receive a free cup of soup when you try Corner Bakery in Gaithersburg Fast & Fresh Online Pick-up. Place and pay for your order online at & then grab your order at the pick-up station, no waiting in line. They are located at One Grand Corner Avenue in Gaithersburg. Try it today. 
  • Free, summer, outdoor concerts have started at BlackRock Center for the Arts. This Saturday, July 4th at 7:00 pm listen to the sounds No BS! Brass Band,No BS! Brass takes the New Orleans brass band spirit into uncharted territory, fearlessly combining elements of James Brown, John Coltrane, Michael Jackson, and Led Zeppelin into their fiercely original East Coast modern funk sound. BlackRock is located at 12901 Town Commons Drive in Germantown. 
  • Hospice Caring has been selected as a service site for a part-time AmeriCorps member who will work with our children's bereavement programs from September 2015 until the summer of 2016.  The AmeriCorps member will work under the supervision of the Director of Children's Bereavement Programs to coordinate and facilitate groups and youth development programs for children who are grieving the death of a loved one and to coordinate educational programs about end-of-life issues, loss and grief. Please share this AmeriCorps position with anyone who you think may be interested in applying.
  • To celebrate their 29th Anniversary, Germantown Copy Center is having a special on 4-color process printed envelopes. From now until July 29th, 500 color printed envelopes are $174 or get 1000 for only $223. That's 29% off the regular retail price. For further details call them at 301-428-0196.
  • Join the The Highlands at Germantown for "Fine Wine, Good Friends and a Wicked Murder" Christmas in July event on July 16 from 5:00-7:00 pm. The Highlands is located at 20260 Goldenrod Lane in Germantown. 
  • Night Golf is back at Blue Mash Golf Course on Friday, July 3rd. Free yourself that Friday night and enjoy the fun with friends. For details and registration visit: 
  • Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union presents Small Business University with featured presenter Dwight Deneal, Small Business Advocate/Federal Acquisition Professional, who will discuss "Getting Your Business Ready for PRIME Time!". Transition your business to be a credible and responsible PRIME contractor in the Government market space. The seminar will be held on Thursday, July 16 from 7:00 am - 8:30 am at 7548 Standish Place, Rockville. For further details and/or to register, click here.
  • First National Bank is hosting a blood drive on July 13 from 10:00 am-2:30 pm at 20300 Seneca Meadows Parkway in Germantown. Anyone who is interested in donating can register online at, and enter the following sponsor ID: FNB Germantown MD. Questions, call Xochitl Lopez at 301-528-9900. 
  • Are you a recent college grad, college student, or mid-career professional who needs help with a job search or wants to explore a new career path?  A certified career development facilitator at Coach and Connect LLC can help you.  For more information on our career coaching services, please call 301.717.1444 or visit
  • "Friday's at the Farm" is right around the corner. On Friday nights in June, July and August Smokey Glen Farm is open to the public. Over the past 5 years this has been the place to be on Friday nights. Due to the overwhelming success of this event they are now offering a guaranteed way to get in.... purchase admission online. Click on the Fridays at the Farm link on their website at
  • The Hampton Inn & Suites Gaithersburg will host a Blood Drive on Thursday July 9 from 1:00-6:30 pm. Presenting donors will receive two 2015 season tickets to attend a Washington Spirit home game at the Maryland SoccerPlex. Register online: and enter Sponsor ID: Hampton Inn & Suites Gaithersburg MD or call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule.
  • Target Community & Educational Services, Inc. (Target) recognized MedStar Montgomery Medical Center (MedStar) for their strong support of Target’s Supported Employment Program, which provides comprehensive, individualized career exploration, job training, placement, and on-going job coaching as needed. MedStar has provided employment internships through this partnership for over five years. For more information, visit:
  • Join the Corporate Volunteer Council of Montgomery County as they say thank you to CVC members, future members, volunteers and partners on Thursday, July 9th from 8:30-10:00 am at Smokey Glen Farm, 16407 Riffleford Road in Gaithersburg. Free with donation to MCPS GiveBACK Packs. Featuring special guest: Chelsea Soneira, Vice President, Education,Junior Achievement of Greater Washington.
Owner/Broker/General Contractor
D & D Real Estate & Development, LLC
Call 301-482-1051
Home Features: 3-Finished levels; 4 -Bedrooms; 2.5- Baths, 3 -Car Garage
Asking Price $579,000.00
Darnestown, MD

20th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast

20th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast

Friday. August 14
Montgomery County Fairgrounds

The GGCC will honor local heroes from Public Safety personnel of the Upcounty for their courageous, life-saving actions at the 20th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast.

We invite you to this time-honored tradition as we recognize the heroic deeds of our local law enforcement and fire-rescue workers at our Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, August 14 at 7:30am at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center, Inc., 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg.

These men and women go above and beyond the call of duty to serve our local community and we want them to know we appreciate them and their hard work.


Paul Davis Restoration and Remodeling (

Official Gift Sponsor:
Lerner Enterprises (

Shining Silver Sponsors:
Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union (
omniNET+ (

Table Sponsors:
Asbury Methodist Village (
Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby, LLP ( ( 
Gaithersburg Police Foundation (
Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus (
Lakeforest Mall (
Lerner Enterprises (
Pepco (
Rockin' Jump (
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital (
Therrien Waddell, Inc. (
United Security, Inc. ( 

Gift Sponsors:
Asia Nine (
Blackfinn Ameripub – DC (  
Buca di Beppo (
Corner Bakery Cafe (
Corner Pub
La Madeleine Country French Cafe (
Melting Pot Gaithersburg (
Sardi'sRestaurant ( 

Official Photography Donated by / Sponsored by:
Sugarloaf Photography by Fabrizio (

Honor Guard by:
Gaithersburg Police Department ( 


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:

Blue Mash Golf Course: Call for Details
Bretton Woods Recreation Center: 10%
Bruster’s Real Ice Cream: 10%

View all the discounts at:

25th Annual Business Golf Classic

Come Play With Us! 

Friday. September 11
Worthington Manor Golf Club

Grow Your Business & Play Golf at the Same Time! The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber's Annual Business Golf Classic will be held on Friday, September 11 at Worthington Manor Golf Club with a 9:30 AM shotgun.

Sponsorship's are now available and golfers are wanted. A Portion of the proceeds supports the Montgomery College Scholarship Fund. 


Genesis Security Systems, LLC
Hughes Network Systems, LLC
PCC Construction Components, Inc.

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

Lunch Sponsor
Lakeforest Mall

Hole In One
Sheehy Ford and Lincoln

Therrien Waddell, Inc.  

Tee Sponsors

Asbury Methodist Village
DVA Architects
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
General Insurance Group, Inc.
Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa
Monument Bank
Shannon & Luchs Insurance Agency Inc.
Sign*A*Rama/Sterico Signs
Stein Sperling Bennett Dejong Driscoll & Greenfeig PC
WLR Automotive Group, Inc. 

Chamber Italy Trip: Booking Deadline July 27

We  invite members of the chamber and the community to experience true Tuscan Culture departing on October 27, 2015.The GGCC will be offering a fully escorted tour of the region of Tuscany.

Highlights Include: Florence, Pisa & Lucca, Siena, Cinque Terre (optional), San Gimignano, Chianti Region and Montecatini. Inclusions: Round Trip Airfare, Airline Fuel Surcharges, Taxes and Fees, 7 Nights First Class Hotel, 10 Meals (7B, 3D), Sightseeing Per Itinerary, Admissions Per Itinerary, Professional Tour Manager, Baggage Handling and Hotel Transfers.

Cost per person is $2,899. For more information please contact the Chamber at (301)840-1400.    
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