July 30, 2018
REGISTER NOW - Joint Speed Networking

Join the Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce and The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce for "Speed Networking" on Wednesday, August 22, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Silver Spring. This annual August event brings members from both chambers, along with guests, to make new connections and establish future business relationships in a "speed dating" format. GSSCC members can log in and register here. Early-bird pricing of $20 per person ends Friday, August 17. 
Members Connect After Hours at Massage Envy
Ricardo Kreyhsig, Krey Systems SEO, experiences the "Percussion Muscle Therapy" technique while networking with Debbie Keller, Revere Bank and Wendy Muhammad, owner of Massage Envy.
Mike Larson, Print Exhibit PARTNERS, discusses skin care products with Massage Envy staff.  Attendees were all given a goody bag which included some samples as a takeaway.
Amy Goumbala and Savita Hemnani, both of United Bank.  Amy was the lucky door prize winner and will return to Massage Envy for a free session.
Lisa Martin, Silver Spring Town Center, Inc., Sharath Mekala, Big Escape Rooms, and Robin Hamilton, ARound Robin Production Co.
PURPLE LINE CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

Brookville Road/Lyttonsville Place - Crews will be at the Lyttonsville Place Bridge at 7 a.m. and heavy construction will occur from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays through August. On or about August 6, crews will begin pile driving at the Lyttonsville Place Bridge correlating to the demolition and rebuilding of the new bridge. Work will be completed during regular work hours between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

Silver Spring International Middle School - Crews have closed the parking lots at Silver Spring International Middle School through August to reconstruct the lot configurations and provide new entrances to the school. The upper and lower parking lots will reopen when school begins in the fall. Pedestrian access to the school will be maintained. Work will be completed on Saturdays during regular work hours between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Long Branch Area - Saturday work will continue at the Plymouth Street Tunnel through August. Crews will be on site at 7 a.m. and heavy construction will occur from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On or about July 30, blasting for excavation work could begin at the Plymouth Tunnel (in between Arliss St. and Wayne Ave.) and will continue, when needed, for approximately nine months. As the construction team approaches conditions that require blasting, a 24-hour advance notice will be given ahead of the actual blast. Rock conditions vary in the tunnel area and the team has committed to conduct blasting only when needed.
See your company's news here! GSSCC is pleased to highlight news from our member companies in this section of the weekly e-news. Please submit items via email to info@gsscc.org before close of business each Friday. Include a pdf of news releases or other flyers.
Upcoming GSSCC Committee/Group Meetings

* Non-Profit Team Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14

* Membership Development Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 28
About GSSCC Committee/Team Meetings:  All GSSCC members are welcome to participate in Chamber committees. Members are welcome to attend committee meetings to assess interest in joining a committee. Meetings are typically held in the GSSCC Conference Room. Advance RSVP is required and priority will be given to existing committee members when speakers are scheduled.
Could YOU be missing out on some of the greatest benefits of chamber membership? 
Contact Stephanie Helsing today to review all of the programs and opportunities available to you and your employees.
Thank you to our 2018-2019 GSSCC Partners
 
Corporate Partners - Downtown Silver Spring; Lee Development Group; Montgomery College; Statland & Katz/Joseph W. McCartin Insurance; Washington Adventist Hospital

 
Business Partners - Andalman & Flynn, AFI Silver Theatre; Apex Home Loans; Atlantech Online; Bud Miller Associates, Inc.; Digital Industry; EagleBank; Eggspectation; 
The Fillmore Silver Spring; Lerch, Early & Brewer Chtd.; Linowes and Blocher, LLP; M&T Bank; Revere Bank; The Tower Companies (The Blairs); United Therapeutics Corporation; Washington Property Company.

 
Partners - Adam Lowe Creative; Bell Flowers; Carlton Creative; EBA Ernest Bland Associates; IBI - Innovative Business Interiors; 
My Office Products; Signs By Tomorrow.
 
To reach the Chamber staff, call 301-565-3777.
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