Don’t miss these opportunities to network and expand your businessNetworking can be your life support.  It can propel you to the next level professionally, while simultaneously enhancing different aspects of your personal life. Our target is the professional Upcounty community interested in expanding business opportunities, share leads and discuss current trends that will help you succeed and stay on top of your industry. Please feel free to share any event with your connections, clients, prospects, associates and friends. The more the merrier! 
Wednesday, July 27
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Business Card Exchange Lunch
Cost: $20 for GGCC Members and First-Time Non-Members. $40 Returning Non-Members
Where: Copper Canyon Grill, 100 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg
Wednesday, August 3
10-10:30 am
Golf Committee Conference Call
Where: Conference Call 

Thursday, August 4
4:30-6:00 pm
Young Professionals Group Happy "Pool" Hour
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40.
Where: Alta Liberty Mill Apartments, 19520 Waters Road, Germantown 

Tuesday, August 9
7:30-9:00 am
Business Networking Before Nine
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40.
Where: Barking Mad Café, 239 Spectrum Avenue, Gaithersburg 
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40.
Where: Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg 

Friday, September 9
8:30 am-4:00 pm (SHOTGUN 9:30 am)
26th Annual Business Golf Classic
Cost: Sponsorship's in varying levels available. Players & Foursomes Wanted. Sign Up Today!
Where: Worthington Manor, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana 
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40.
Where: Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc., 16407 Riffle Ford Road, Gaithersburg

Wednesday, September 21
5:00-7:00 pm
An Evening of Networking: Joint with the Frederick Chamber
Cost: Free. GGCC & FCC Members Only!
Where: Comus Inn, 23900 Old Hundred Road, Dickerson
Wednesday, September 28
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Business Card Exchange Lunch
Cost: $20 for GGCC Members and First-Time Non-Members. $40 Returning Non-Members
Where: Buca di Beppo, 122 Kentlands Boulevard, Gaithersburg

Thursday, September 29
5:30-7:30 pm
Regional Young Professional Group Happy Hour
Cost: Free. Open to Young Professional's Only (21-40). Advance registration is requested. Register at:
Where: Miller's Ale House, 1471 Rockville Pike, Rockville

See all the upcoming events at:

  • CONGRATS to GGCC Members Kathy Curtis, Capital Bank, & Tracey Gersh, PH.D, Casey Health Institute,on receiving a Brava Award from SmartCEO Magazine!
  • Monday, July 25th is National Carousel Day in the Rio. Join Peterson Companies as they celebrate from 6:30-8:30 pm with free family entertainment including face painting, balloon sculptures, and more.
  • Save the date: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair returns to the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg from August 12 — 20. Find out more, watch the Montgomery Community Media video here.
  • The make-your-own-pie and salad pizzeria Pieology recently opened a location at 15780 Shady Grove Road in Gaithersburg where the selections for custom made pies and salads are endless and the ingredients are fresh and creative. Learn more at or stop by for lunch today. 
  • Business Owner Seminar: Understanding the Importance of Building "Transferable Value”. This Seminar presented by ENNIS Legacy Partners will help business owners gain understanding as to what actions they must take to achieve the desired "transferable value” to meet their retirement goals. Held at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Gaithersburg. Dates: August 11 & 25; September 8. Register at
  • Whether you're catering an office meeting, having a few girlfriends over for a light lunch, or serving a full dinner buffet, Zoes Kitchen can create a package designed to fit your event, taste and budget. For more inspiration, discover their party packs, click here.
  • 5-Point sports clearance exams for $20 at Righttime Medical Center, Tuesday-Thursday from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Call 888-808-6483 or visit to make an appointment. 
  • Join Fleet Feet Sports of Gaithersburg for their final pub run/walk of the year - Go For Gold Pub Run & Walk sponsored by New Balance on Wednesday, August 31 at 6:30 pm at Fleet Feet Sports in the Kentlands. Cost is  $20 per person. For further details and/or to register:
  • Hospice Caring has been selected by The Moyer Foundation to become a Camp Erin© partner site. Camp Erin is the largest national bereavement program for youth grieving the death of a significant person in their lives.Their first Camp Erin will be exclusively for teens (ages 13-17) and will be held the weekend of October 28-30. The program is free of charge and the application is available at Questions, contact Katie Ellis at 
  • The 78th Annual Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade returns to the streets of Olde Towne on Monday, September 5 at 1:00 pm, Are you interested in participating this year? The City is looking for community groups and other organizations to march in the parade. This is a great way to be involved in the community and to get your group noticed. Complete the Labor Day Parade Participant Application at
  • Chesapeake Framing & Art Gallery will host a pop art show opening- preview & concert on Wednesday, August 3rd & Saturday, August 6th, 4:00-7:00 pm.  Refreshments and Snow cones will be served. They are located at 123 Crown Park Avenue in Gaithersburg. 

26th Annual Business Golf Classic September 9

Date: Friday, September 9
Where: Worthington Manor, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana

Tournament Schedule:
Driving Range Open: 7:30 am
Registration Begins: 7:30 am
Lunch: 11:30 am
Putt*A*Rama: 9:00 am
Shotgun Start: 9:30 am|
Award Reception: 3:00 pm

Sponsorship's Available Including:
  • Tournament: $1,750
  • Beverage Cart: $550
  • Hole In One: $350
  • Beat the Pro $350
  • Closest to the Pin Men & Women: $300 each
  • Longest Drive Men & Women $300 each
  • Eagle Contest: $250

Golfers Wanted
  • Foursome: $875
  • GGCC Member Player Individual: $250
Details and/or to sponsor, visit here

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:

Merry Maids: 5%
Mezeh Mediterranean Grill: 20% Off In-Store Purchases
MGB Marketing Solutions: 20%
View all the discounts at:

Best of Ireland: Ireland Trip

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce invites members of the chamber and the community to experience the true Ireland Culture September 19, 2016. Space is Limited. Cost: $2,899,

The GGCC will be offering a fully escorted tour of “Emerald Island”. Come and discover the wonder of Ireland.

Inclusions: Round Trip Airfare; Airline Fuel Surcharges, Taxes & Fees; 7 Nights First Class Hotel; 9 Meals; Sightseeing Per Itinerary; Admissions Per Itinerary; Professional Tour Manager; Baggage Handling; and Hotel Transfers. 

Highlights: 7 Nights at 4 Star Hotels; Muckrose House; Cliffs of Moher; St. Patrick's Cathedral; Wicklow National Park; Adare Village; Blarney Castle; Trinity College; Book of Kells and Old James Whiskey Distillery. 

For more information or to register, please see the brochures, click here, or contact the Chamber at (301) 840-1400.
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