Tuesday, June 9
7:30-9:00 am
Business Networking Before Nine
Cost:: Free for GGCC Member and First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members Pay $40
WhereThe Highlands at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 20260 Goldenrod Lane, Germantown 

Wednesday, June 10
12:00-1:00 pm
Events Committee Meeting
Cost:: GGCC Members Only
WhereGGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, North Building,Gaithersburg
Thursday, June 11
10:00-10:30 am
Golf Committee Conference Call Meeting
Cost:: GGCC Members Only
Where: Conference Call. Interested in participating? Contact Laura at
Thursday, June 11
5:30-6:30 pm
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Homewood Suites
Cost:: Free for All
WhereHomewood Suites Gaithersburg, 805 Russell Avenue, Gaithersburg

Sunday, June 14
12:00-5:00 pm
Celebrate Gaithersburg
Cost:: Free for All
WhereCelebrate! Gaithersburg in Olde Towne street festival takes place in and around the intersection of Summit and Diamond Avenues.

Tuesday, June 16
8:30-9:30 am
Economic Development Committee Meeting
Cost: GGCC Members Only
Topic: Business Spotlight - MedImmune
About: MedImmune is one of the County's largest employers located in Gaithersburg. Come and learn more about their mission and their impact on our local economy. 
WhereMontgomery College Germantown Campus Paul Peck Building (Goldenrod Bldg), 20271 Goldenrod Lane Room 105, Germantown   
Wednesday, June 17
8:00-9:00 am
Membership Committee Meeting
Cost:: GGCC Members Only
WhereGGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, North Building,Gaithersburg

Thursday, June 18
5:30-7:30 pm
Business Networking After Five
Cost:: Free for GGCC Member and First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members Pay $40
WhereBrightFocus Foundation, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg  

Tuesday, June 23
4:00-5:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: DOVES
Cost:: Free for All
WhereDelivering Opportunities thru Vocational Education Services, 438 N. Frederick Avenue, Suite 215, Gaithersburg 

Thursday, June 25
11:30 am- 1:00 pm
Business Card Exchange Lunch PICNIC! with Asbury, Sodexo & Brickman 
Cost:: $20 for GGCC Member and First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members Pay $40
WhereAsbury Methodist Village / Hefner Community Center,417 Russell Avenue, Gaithersburg

Tuesday, June 30
8:00-9:30 am

New Member Orientation
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
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  • Johns Hopkins University - Montgomery County Campus is now offering tuition grants for qualified high school students who enroll in certain summer courses at the Montgomery County Campus. Details, click here.
  • Kiddie Academy of Gaithersburg will be hosting an Open House on Thuesday, June 11 from 6:00-8:00 pm for families in the community. The event will be free and include crafts, light refreshments and fun for the entire family. Kiddie Academy of Gaithersburg, located at 15895 Gaither Drive, Gaithersburg. For more information on the Open House call 301-978-7468, or visit
  • With Father’s Day around the corner and graduation season upon us, you’re likely in search of the perfect gift to honor the dads and grads in your life.  Worthington Manor has the perfect gift, the gift of golf, a Worthington Manor Golf Club gift card. Visit their Gift Card page for details.
  • Potomac Wealth Advisors, LLC has been named one of the country's top Retirement Plan Advisors by The Financial Times. The recognition comes as part of the ranking in the inaugural in the Financial Times Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisors. Congratulations! 
  • Mix & match your way to easy Half-Plate Healthy family meals with the Wegmans guide for summer featuring seasonal produce & smart snacks. Get it today, click here
  • Join Fleet Feet Sports of Gaithersburg on Thursday, June 18 for their Summer Suds Pub Run and Walk sponsored by our friends at UnderArmour. Run or walk 2-4 miles (depending on the route) from bar to bar and drink a 4ounce beer sampler at each location. $20 donation per runner/walker goes to the Fleet Feet Favorite Charities. Register early an receive a special commemorative gift from UnderArmour. Register by clicking here
  • Take a beach vacation, Bruster's Real Ice Cream style with their new ice cream flavors Key Lime Pie & Jamaican Me Crazy. Bruster's is located at 18519 N Frederick Avenue inn Gaithersburg. 
  • Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union presents Small Business University on Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 am with featured presenter Cari Shane, Principle of /'sas∙s'ē/  who will discuss "Social Media is Not a Marketing Strategy". Learn how to harness the energy of "The Trifecta," a PR, Marketing, Social Media strategy that is simple to implement. To register, click here.
  •  "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
  • Save-the-date for the The Highlands at Germantown "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. 
  • BlackRock Center for the Arts presents the “2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition,” a juried exhibition sponsored by the Baltimore Watercolor Society, featuring the work of 94 artists in The Kay Gallery from Wednesday, June 3 through Thursday, July 1, 2015. On Sunday, June 14 from 2:00-4:00 pm, the public is invited to a Reception and Awards Presentation where artists will be in attendance and the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. BlackRock will also host a Free Family Fun Day: Watercolor event on Saturday, June 20 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm featuring drop-in family-friendly Gallery Tours of the exhibition, hands-on Art-making Activities using water-based media and more. 
  • Celebrate Small Business in Montgomery County at the 3rd Annual Montgomery County Small Business Awards Luncheon on June 24 from  11:00 am - 2:00 pm at North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Rd., North Bethesda. For details and/or tickets, click here.
  • Upcounty Community Resources will recognize 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act at the "Heroes Among Us Interfaith Celebration of All Abilities" on Sunday, July 26 from 3:00-5:00 pm at Asbury Methodist Village Guild Memorial Chapel, 211 Russell Avenue, Gaithersburg.

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 (

Table Sponsors:
Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby, LLP (
Gaithersburg Police Foundation (
Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus (
Lakeforest Mall (
Pepco (
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital (
United Security, Inc. ( 

Gift Sponsors:
Melting Pot Gaithersburg (  

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:

The Arc Montgomery County: Call for Details
Asia Nine: 10%
Authxperts, LLC: 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. 


Hughes Network Systems, LLC

Golfer Gift
DeLeon & Stang CPAs & Advisors

Lunch Sponsor
Lakeforest Mall

Hole In One
Sheehy Ford and Lincoln

Therrien Waddell, Inc.  

Tee Sponsors

Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa
Sign*A*Rama/Sterico Signs
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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