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Business Networking Before Nine at Planet Fitness on July 8. A Planet Fitness trainer will show you easy to do exercises you can do at their desks to relieve tension, stress and stay healthy when they are not at the gym. Come & Join Us!


Business Networking Before Nine Tomorrow Morning!

This isn't your typical networking event. Join us and Planet Fitness at the Business Networking Before Nine -“Networking Exercises”. A Planet Fitness trainer will show you easy to do exercises you can do at their desks to relieve tension, stress and stay healthy when they are not at the gym. Plus delicious breakfast treats, coffee and of course networking. Don't miss it!. 

Tuesday, July 8
7:30-9:00am
Business Networking Before Nine: Planet Fitness
Free for GGCC Members & First-Time Visitors. Returning Non-Members Pay $40.
Planet Fitness, 255 Muddy Branch Road, Gaithersburg This isn't your typical networking event. Join us and Planet Fitness at the Business Networking Before Nine -“Networking Exercises”. A Planet Fitness trainer will show you easy to do exercises you can do at their desks to relieve tension, stress and stay healthy when they are not at the gym. Plus delicious breakfast treats, coffee and of course networking. Don't miss it!. 

Wednesday, July 9
12:00-1:00 pm
Events Committee Meeting
GGCC Members Only.
GGCC, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg


Tuesday, July 15
8:30-9:30 am
Economic Development Committee Meeting
TOPIC: Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development: DBED Overview, BioMaryland Center & Maryland Venture Fund
GGCC Members Only
Montgomery College-Goldenrod Building, Provost Conference Room, 20271 Goldenrod Lane, Germantown

Wednesday, July 16
8:00-9:00 am
Membership Committee Meeting
GGCC Members Only.
GGCC, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg

Thursday, July 17
5:30-7:30 pm
Business Networking After Five: Melting Pot
Free for GGCC Members & First-Time Visitors. Returning Non-Members Pay $40.
Melting Pot, 9021 Gaither Road,Gaithersburg

Tuesday, July 23
8:00-10:00 am
The Socially Responsible Business Workshop
Join us & the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development for a free two-hour workshop on Social Responsibility: How It Adds Value To Your Business!
Free, Advance registration required
Germantown Innovation Center, 20271 Goldenrod Lane, Germantown

Friday, July 25
11:30 am-1:00 pm
Women's Group Luncheon
TOPIC: "Tips and Tricks to Build Your Email List" - with Dawn Goldberg, Creativity and Writing Coach, Write Well U
$30 GGCC Members & Non-Members 
Holiday Inn,2 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg

Tuesday, July 29
4:00-4:30 pm
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Union Jack's
Free for All
Union Jack's Rio, 9811 Washingtonian Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Tuesday, July 29
4:30-6:00 pm
Young Professionals Group Happy Hour
Free for GGCC Members & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40
Union Jack's Rio, 9811 Washingtonian Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Thursday, July 31
7:00-8:00 am
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Walmart
Free for All
Union Jack's Rio, 20910 North Frederick Road, Germantown

See all the upcoming events at: www.ggchamber.org/events/
 
  • Enjoy a free lunch at Worthington Manor with an 18-hole round of golf any day before 2:00 pm through July 11, 2014. Simply state promo code “Free Lunch” before paying for your round of golf. Visit here for complete details.
  • Righttime Medical Care is offering a Summer Sports Physical discount for student athletes. Sports Physicals are now offered for $20 by appointment only until August 31, 2014. Sports Physicals must be scheduled on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday between 10 am - 3 pm at any of the Righttime Medical Care locations to qualify for the $20 promotion. Call or click to schedule an appointment at 888.808.6483 or www.myrighttime.com. 
  • The exhibition “In Sequence” will be on view July 9 through August 1 in the Terrace Gallery, located on the second floor, at BlackRock Center for the Arts. On Saturday, July 12, the public is invited to a Meet the Artist Reception from 5:30 – 7:30 pm as well as a Summer Concert with The Nighthawks performing at 7:00 pm on the same evening. It is free to attend the reception and the concert. For further details, visit: www.blackrockcenter.org. 
  • Visit the Shady Grove Farmers Market from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Wednesdays at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. Check out local farmers, vegetables, fruits, artisans, jewelers and more. For further details, click here
  • The ARC of Montgomery County has recently opened its Urban Thrift consignment store located at 10730 Connecticut Avenue in Kensington. It offers upscale nearly-new and secondhand clothing, accessories, furniture, collectibles, books, household items and much more.  The store is open from 10:30 am-7 pm Monday through Saturday, and 12-4 pm on Sunday. Donations are being accepted. For more information, visit: www.thearcmontgomerycounty.org/urbanthrift
  • Jumpstart your Fall business development efforts at The Power Conference with over 700 regional business people from Maryland, D.C., and Virginia and beyond. The Power Conference features over 40 masterclass roundtables and workshops on fresh, trending advanced business topics and more. The Power Conference will be held on Thursday, August 28 at the Bethesda North Marriott Conference Center. For further details, click here.
  • Family & Friends traveling into the area for the summer? Don’t forget as a GGCC member there are special rates at the Hampton Inn & Suites Washington DC North Gaithersburg. For bookings call Leila Beltramo (301)-990-4300.  

GGCC Named in 2014 Top 25 Chambers

We were named to the Washington Business Journal’s Top 25 Chambers of Commerce. Ranked by revenue, the GGCC was ranked number 15. Read more, click here. 

Public Safety Awards Breakfast: August 8!

We invite you to come and join us 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 8 at 7:30 am 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. This is an amazing event you do not want to miss! 

Thank you to our Sponsors thus far: Title Sponsor Paul Davis Restoration and Remodeling; Shining Silver Sponsors City of Gaithersburg and Hughes Network Systems, LLC; Table Sponsors Asbury Methodist Village, Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP, Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, Kaplan University and Therrien Waddell, Inc. and Gift Sponsors Buca di Beppo, Cafe Rio, Copper Canyon Grill, Melting Pot Gaithersburg, Pasha Restaurant and Paisano’s Pizza

Sponsorship's are available. Tickets are on sale! For further details, click here now

Annual Business Golf Classic

Grow Your Business & Play Golf at the Same Time! The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber's Annual Business Golf Classic will be held on Friday, September 12 at Worthington Manor Golf Club with a Noon shotgun. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf and the opportunity to network. For details, click here now or email Laura at lrowles@ggchamber.org. 

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 isn't your typical networking event. Join us and Planet Fitness at the Business Networking Before Nine -“Networking Exercises”. A Planet Fitness trainer will show you easy to do exercises you can do at their desks to relieve tension, stress and stay healthy when they are not at the gym. Plus delicious breakfast treats, coffee and of course networking. Don't miss it!. 

This week's featured companies:
Rio Sport & Health Club: Call for Details
Roper & Roper, CPAs: 10%
Staffing Alternatives, Inc.: Call for Details

View all the discounts at: http://www.ggchamber.org/membership/member-to-member-discount/.
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