More than a dozen restaurants make Downtown Crown a great dining destination, including GGCC Members: Old Town PourHousePaladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar, Ted's Montana Grill, Waredaca Brewing Company and Asia Nine. We invite you to come & discover Downtown Crown and explore the above restaurants and Downtown Crown Wine & Beer at our second annual "Explore Downtown Crown", our version of a “bar crawl” on July 20. Rain or Shine.
Cost: $10 for GGCC Members. Non-Members: $20.
Register Today, click here!

Where: Bruster's Real Ice Cream, 18519 N Frederick Avenue. Gaithersburg

Wednesday, July 20
5:00-7:30 pm

2nd Annual Explore Downtown Crown
Cost: $10 for GGCC Members. Non-Members: $20. Complimentary appetizers to be served at each of the locations. Free Beer Tasting at Downtown Crown Wine & Beer / Stop #1. Cash bar / Drink Specials at Stops #2 - #5. 
Where: Downtown Crown, 303 Copley Place, Gaithersburg
Wednesday, July 20
8:30-9:30 am
Economic Development Committee Meeting
Cost: GGCC Members Only
Topic: Committee Work Session - Developing an Economic Development Profile for North I-270 Corridor
Where:  Montgomery College Germantown Campus Paul Peck Building (Goldenrod Bldg), 20271 Goldenrod Lane Room 105, Germantown

Thursday, July 21
8:00-9:00 am
Membership Committee Meeting
Where: GGCC Office, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg
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

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
8:30-4:00 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 

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  • Come celebrate Bruster's Real Ice Cream 10th Anniversary with a free small waffle cone on Monday, July 18 between 4:30-6:30 pm. Come and show them some GGCC Support. Bruster's is located at 18519 N Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg. 
  • The Metro SafeTrack initiative will affect commuters in Montgomery County & will bring (3) safety surges starting in August. In Montgomery County, three planned segment repairs and single tracking projects, referred to as “Safety Surges,” will affect Metrorail Red Line service August 1-7, August 9-18, and October 10 – November 1. To learn more or prepare, visit Montgomery County's SafeTrack website.
  • On Tuesday morning, Blue Mash shuts down the grass driving range for a "clean pick" and mow. So instead of warm up calls, every Tuesday morning get a free nine holes at Blue Mash Golf Course. The free nine holes is based on availability after you finish your round that day. Book a tee time, click here.
  • When you’re living the PieLife, pizza is just the beginning. Join Pieology's Eclub. It's their community of sharers, storytellers, friends, families, flavor pioneers, new locations, specialty nights and much more. Link up with them at PieLife at
  • Montgomery Village Foundation presents Touch A Truck Event on Saturday, August 27 from 9:00 am - Noon at North Creek Community Center, 20125 Arrowhead Road, Montgomery Village. 
  • Join Chesapeake Framing & Art Gallery, 123 Crown Park Avenue in Gaithersburg invites you to The Art of Brunch, every 3rd Sunday of the month. Do brunch with live music & art. Tickets: 
  • With wall-to-wall inflatables, Monkey Joe's in Germantown is the birthday party headquarters for kids 12 years-old and younger. They can bounce, slide and jump to their heart's content as well as tackle a variety of arcade games. Monkey Joe's has full concession options and a dedicated party room. Visit them at: 

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:

Maid Brigade: 10%
The McKeon Law Firm: Call for Details
The Melting Pot: Call for Details
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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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