Explore Downtown Crown This Wednesday! 

More than a dozen restaurants make Downtown Crown a new dining destination, including GGCC Members: Old Town Pour HousePaladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar, and Asia Nine. We invite you to come & discover Downtown Crown and explore the above four restaurants and Downtown Crown Wine & Beer in our version of a “bar crawl” on July 15th. Rain or Shine.

Stop #1 – 25 minutes (5:30-5:55) Downtown Crown Wine & Beer registration and a free beer!
Stop #2 – 25 minutes (6:00-6:25) Paladar
Stop #3 – 25 minutes (6:30-6:55) Old Town Pour House
Stop #4 – 25 minutes (7:00-7:25) Asia Nine

For further details including menu selections, drink specials, addresses and to REGISTER, click here

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   

Wednesday, July 22
8:00-9:00 am
Membership Committee Meeting
Cost:: GGCC Members Only
Where: GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, North Building,Gaithersburg

Thursday, July 23

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
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
Friday, August 14
7:30-10:30 am

20th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast
Cost:: $35 Members & Guests / $60 Non-Members /$550 Shining Silver Sponsor / $300 Table Sponsor
Where:Montgomery County Agricultural Center, Inc., 16 Chestnut Street, Harvest Building, Gaithersburg
Thursday, August 27
5:30-7:30 pm

4th Annual Mini-Golf with the Board Networking Night
Cost: GGCC  MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership)
NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $45
Where: ,Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg
Wednesday, September 9
5:00-7:00 pm

An Evening of Networking: Joint Mixer with Frederick Chamber
Cost: FREE, GGCC & Frederick Chamber Members Only!  
Where: Comus Inn, 23900 Old Hundred Road, Dickerson

Friday, September 11
8:00 am (9:30 am Shotgun) 
25th Annual Business Golf Classic
Cost: Sponsor / Register Now
Where: Worthington Manor, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana
Thursday, September 17
5:30-7:30 pm
Annual Chamber Picnic
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership)
NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. 
Returning Non-Members pay $45
Where: Smokey Glen Farm Barbequers, Inc., 16407 Riffle Ford Road, Gaithersburg
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  • Congratulations to Susanne Johnson who has who is now the Interim Head of School at the Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences. A trusted leader at the School with fifteen years of sales and marketing management experience, Susanne has a proven track record of developing and directing top-performing teams. Best wishes to you as you embark on your new journey. 
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • Treatment and Learning Center is raffling off the opportunity to experience a luxury suite to  a Redskin game of your choice. Purchase a raffle ticket for a one-of-a-kind chance to win 21 seats in a luxury box at ANY REDSKIN GAME OF YOUR CHOICE. Only 200 tickets will be sold, so don’t miss out before they are gone. Tickets can be purchased online at
  • The  Gaithersburg Police Department will be hosting Coffee with a Cop at Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Road, on Thursday, July 23 from 7:00-9:00 am. Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department’s work in Gaithersburg’s neighborhoods. For more information, visit or call 301-258-6400. 
  • "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
  • Enjoy a walk around Blue Mash with a trained caddy during British Open Week. Monday – Friday: One round with caddy, yardage book, warm-up balls and pin sheet — $89. Saturday and Sunday:  One round with caddy, yardage book, warm-up balls and pin sheet — $108. For further details, click here
  • Six months of the year has passed – now that was quick. Homewood Suites Gaithersburg already has end of year menu’s for your holiday party. Secure your event at our new hotel to the area. Contact Nicole Evans at 301-670-0008 or
  • Join BlackRock Center for the Arts on August 22 between 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at their Open House. It will be a day of free fun for the whole family including sample arts classes, a scavenger hunt with the chance to win prizes, art exhibits and more. BlackRock is located at 12901 Town Commons Drive in Germantown. 
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
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.

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 (
Holy Cross Health Germantown HospitaL (
i2 Design Group, LLC (
Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus (
Lakeforest Mall ( 
Lerner Enterprises ( 
Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered (
Pepco ( 
Rockin' Jump ( 
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital (
Therrien Waddell, Inc. ( 
United Security, Inc. ( .
Public Safety Official Sponsors:
Linowes & Blocher, LLP (
Rossi Commercial Real Estate, LLC (
Gift Sponsors:
4935 Bar & Kitchen (
Asia Nine (
Blackfinn Ameripub – DC (
Buca di Beppo ( 
Chop't Creative Salad (
Corner Bakery Cafe ( 
Corner Pub
HBF Boutique (
La Madeleine Country French Cafe ( 
Melting Pot Gaithersburg (
Ogeis Chicken & Subs (
Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar (
Ruth's Chris Steak House (
Sardi's Restaurant (    
Official Photography Donated by / Sponsored by: 

Sugarloaf Photography by Fabrizio (
Honor Guard by:
Gaithersburg Police Department ( 

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. 
Golf Balls
A.B. Veirs & Sons Paving 
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
Revere Bank
Shannon & Luchs Insurance Agency Inc.
Stein Sperling Bennett Dejong Driscoll & Greenfeig PC
WLR Automotive Group, Inc. 

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:

CarePlus Home Health, Inc.: 5%
Colonial Opticians: 20%
Comfort Inn Gaithersburg at Shady Grove: 15%

View all the discounts at:

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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