The Chamber office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
Cost: GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40.
Where: BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD 20874
Cost: Free for All. Advance registration requested.
Where: Ultimate Building & Design, 7601 Airpark Road, Suite E, Gaithersburg
Cost: Free, advance registration required
Where: National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, 9700 Great Seneca Highway, Rockville
Thursday, December 8
Cost: No Charge, Advance Registration Required
Where: Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union - Conference Room, 12820 Wisteria Drive, Germantown
Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony
$100 (Early Bird until 11.1.16) / $125 per person / Sponsorship's Varying Levels Available
: Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, 2 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Cost: YPG Ticket - $10 donation to a local non-profit
Where: Ted's Montana Grill, 105 Ellington Boulevard, Gaithersburg
Wegmans Food Markets, Scheer Partners, Inc., DuClaw Brewing Co.
GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership); NON-MEMBERS: Pay $40
: GGCC, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N (North Building), Gaithersburg
Cost: Free for All. Advance registration requested.
Where: Seneca Creek Community Church, 13 Firstfield Road, Suite 100, Gaithersburg
See all the upcoming events at: www.ggchamber.org/events
Saturday, November 26 is Shop Small Business Day
! Small Business Saturday®: one of the biggest days of the year for your local small businesses.
Please support local small businesses
when doing your holiday shopping. Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. Shop local. Shop small business! Spread the #ShopSmallLove this year. Thank you! #ShopSmall #ShopLocal #BuyLocal #EatLocal
Before you head out to shop,view our membership directory
to see all of our Small Business Members!
Some say it's the biggest party night of the year, other's simply don't want to cook because they have to do it on the following day. Whatever the reason may be, the Chamber's Restaurant Guide
is your source for the Upcounty’s best member restaurants. These Members are ready to serve you a family-style meal, a fine dining meal. casual, a quick bite to eat, a cold beer or a lovely glass of wine. Whatever you are looking for, you can find it. Click here
to view all of the Chamber's restaurant members.
- Congratulations to Operation Second Chance, who has been named one of the top 10 nonprofit military charities in the country! View the article in Military.com to see what they do for wounded Veterans and active duty men & women everyday, click here.
- The Universities at Shady Grove Biomedical Sciences and Engineering (BSE) Education Facility Groundbreaking Ceremony took place on October 19. Click here to watch the video.
- Metro SafeTrack - While Metro's ongoing safety surge is scheduled to wrap up on the Red Line, between Ft. Totten and NoMa, on Nov. 22, conditions can change rapidly. Be sure to check the SafeTrack schedule at wmata.com for the latest news.Service on the Red Line will continue to be extremely limited and slow during the surge. Expect major disruptions and very long delays throughout the entire line.
- Celebrate Thanksgiving Eve at The Melting Pot Gaithersburg having Friendsgiving. Have a get together with your friends, but they'll clean the house and do the dishes. Enjoy a three-course meal for just $25 per person. Details, click here. Reservations call 301-519-3638.
- Are you ready for the best deals of the year? Montgomery County Employee Federal Credit Union (MCEFCU) 1st Annual Black Friday deals are coming. To View MCEFCU's deals, click here.
- Join the Peterson Companies on Saturday, December 10th from 2-4:00 pm at the Rio Washingtonian for family fun and seasonal festivities. Enjoy free horse and carriage rides, musical performances, and visits with Mrs. Claus at The Carousel presented by Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center. Details, click here.
- Pinky & Pepe's Grape Escape is having their Happy Thanksgiving wine sale - 12 bottle case sampler is $88 and a 6 bottle case sampler is $50, They are located at 223 Kentlands Boulevard in Gaithersburg. While supplies last.
- Welcome the holidays with a traditional tree lighting ceremony, holiday music and a special visit from Santa at Gaithersburg’s Jingle Jubilee. The festivities take place at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Towne on Saturday, December 3 from 6:00-7:30 pm. For more information, click here.
- The Kentlands Downtown Partnership invites you to participate in the Tree Lighting and Holiday Shopping Spree on Friday, December 2 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. The tree will be lit at 5:00 pm in Market Square followed by holiday music, singing, shopping and more.
- Metropolitan Ballet Theatre (MBT) has been presenting the full-length traditional staging of The Nutcracker since 1989. MBT's The Nutcracker is a fun family tradition that will lift your spirits this holiday season. Performances: Fri. December 2 & 9 - 7:30pm; Sat. December 3 & 10 - 12pm & 4pm & Sun. December 4 & 11 - 1pm & 5pm at the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville.Tickets start at $19 & can be purchased by clicking here.
- Make the world a bit brighter this holiday season as we celebrate and remember those who have touched our lives. Join Hospice Caring, Inc. for their traditional lighting of the tree, instrumental music, responsive readings, and reading of the names on December 3 at 6:00 pm. Honor your loved ones this holiday season by attending the Tree of Love ceremony & having your loved one's names read aloud at the ceremony and listed in the program for $35 per name or 3 names for $100. For more information, click here.
- Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. has launced the new Wegmans.com and a Mobile App. The new digital tools will help you create your shopping list by aisle, browse nutritional facts and information on products, allow you to get inspired by recipes, and clip digital coupons to your Shoppers Club account. Learn more at www.wegmans.com.
- Looking for a special gift for your employees or clients? Give a unique and exclusive gift that leaves a lasting impression from one of the Top 10: World's Best Chocolate Shop - SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier. Collections start at $14.99. For more information contact Nancy De Luca-Stempel at 301-788-3571 or email@example.com. SPAGnVOLA is located at 360 Main Street, Gaithersburg,
- Tommy Joe's has taken over the space occupied by the Boulevard Tavern in The Kentlands. The location has a long history of restaurants, having first served as O'Donnell's Sea Grill before becoming Brasserie Beck, then Boulevard Tavern. The RW Restaurant Group already operates a very successful Tommy Joe's in Bethesda and is banking that the neighborhood bar concept will produce the same result. Welcome Tommy Joe's! Learn more, click here.
- Melting Pot Gaithersburg. On Friday November 25th enjoy a four-course Featured Entree for just $30 per person. Details, click here.
- Looking for a professional workspace to make business connections and grow your tax services? Launch Workplaces has a deal for you. Set up office hours at any of our locations starting in November at $250/month or an additional $25/month for every month leading up to Tax Day. Learn more, click here.