It's Fun to Fondue! So Come "Fun-Du" on Thursday Night!

The Melting Pot was recently named the #1 Casual Dining Restaurant in the U.S. by Restaurant News Consumer Picks. Come join us on Thursday evening at the Business Networking After Five at the Melting Pot Gaithersburg to congratulate them & enjoy some delicious cheese, chocolate and drinks. .

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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
Special Presentation: Do You Know What Resources are at Your Local Library for Your Business?
Presented by: Angelica Rengifo, Gaithersburg Library
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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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.   
  • Worthington Manor Golf Club has announced their participation in the 2015 World’s Largest Golf Outing to be held on August 3.The World's Largest Golf Outing (WLGO) is about having a great day of golf with friends, family and colleagues, while benefiting Wounded Warrior Project.The event is a four person team, 18-hole scramble starting at 9:00 am. The registration fee of $79 per person includes a $10 per player donation to WWP, green fees, shared cart, practice range balls, lunch and more. Register now to secure your spot.
  • Pledge to eat at least one thing from a local farm every day now through July 26. Buying local supports your local economy and promotes a cleaner, greener world. Butler's Orchard is ready for you with local and fresh blueberries, peaches, cantaloupe, watermelon, sweet corn, summer squash, cucumbers, radishes, beets, onions, tomatoes and more. Before you visit, check for updates by calling 301-972-3299 or go to And visit the website to take the "LOCAL" Pledge.
  • Matan Companies announced recent editions to the company’s executive team - Meredith Roark was appointed Director of Operations and Laura Murrer was named Senior Asset Manager. Roark is charged with applying and structuring forward thinking and practice in growth strategies and operational efficiency. Leading the company’s asset management team, Murrer will be responsible for day-to-day oversight of property performance. To learn more about Matan, visit:
  • Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences is breaking in its new playground with a drop-in playdate Thursday, August 6 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. Barnesville families, friends, summer campers, and community members are invited to climb on the big ship and enjoy the new features added by this year’s graduating class. Graduates will show off their favorite design elements. The 8th Grade Class Gift, a tradition at Barnesville, is one of many lessons in philanthropy Barnesville students receive, helping our students understand the need to give back to their community. Community service is an integral part of a Barnesville education, and this year’s gift is especially heartfelt because the service project was inspired by the class motto, “Leave Your Legacy,” demonstrating their desire to leave behind something that could be enjoyed by their young buddies, as well as future students.
  • Visit any of the 27 Montgomery County Giant Food stores from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and contribute to Manna Food Center's Back to School Smart Sacks Food Drive. Contribute a few items from their Smart Sacks Healthy Wish List while you are picking up groceries. Manna's Smart Sacks program provides food to more than 2,300 elementary school students and their families every Friday during the school year. Volunteers are still needed to help collect food at Montgomery County Giants. Click here for more information and/or to register. 
  • 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. 
  • July 29 is Food is Fuel: Nutrition Night at Fleet Feet Sports Gaithersburg from 5-7:00 pm. Hear from nutrition gurus and taste test products that will keep you going strong during training sessions. For more information, 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
  • 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. 
  • Join Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland at Amalfi Ristorante in Rockville for a fundraising nigiht on Thursday, August 6th between 5:00-9:00 pm at Amalfi Ristorante, 12307 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville. You can make a reservation here.For more information, contact Shannon Haughey at or 301-990-0014 x 25. 

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:
City of Gaithersburg (
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 (
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (
i2 Design Group, LLC (
Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus (
Lakeforest Mall ( 
Lerner Enterprises ( 
Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered (
Pepco ( 
Robert Cowdrey
Rockin' Jump ( 
Rodgers Consulting, Inc. (
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital (
Therrien Waddell, Inc. ( 
United Security, Inc. (   

Public Safety Official Sponsors:
GeneDx (
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 

Long Drive Women
Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered

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:

Courtyard by Marriott Rockville: 10%
Crown Trophy: 10%
Curves – Old Town: 50%

View all the discounts at:
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