September 4, 2018
Interested in Connecting with Young Professionals From Around the Region?

Join "Young Professionals" from the Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce, The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce, the Rockville Chamber of Commerce, and Leadership Montgomery for a Regional Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. this Wednesday, September 5, at Lucky Strike Bethesda (7101 Democracy Blvd).  Cost is $10 per person, click here to register.
Can Technology Help Your Business Compete?

Tom Collins, Atlantech Online, Inc., will present a workshop Hosted PBX:  Technology That Can Help Your Business Be More Competitive from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, at the GSSCC offices (8601 Georgia Avenue, Suite 203).  Bring a bag lunch and enjoy this FREE members-only workshop. Register here.
Has Been Moved to Wednesday, October 3

Are you new to GSSCC?  Do you have a new team member at your organization?  Join us for a FREE breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 3, at Eggspectation (923 Ellsworth Drive).  Learn how GSSCC works to promote and advocate for member businesses.  Click here to register.
* Cherry Bekaert LLP has acquired CTS Capital Advisors, LLC.  All 25 of CTS's employees will relocate to the Bethesda, MD office location. Read more here .

  CREATE Arts Center  (914 Sligo Avenue) is adding adult classes to its programs this fall. Find details about drawing, painting, pottery, and other classes  here .

* Lerch, Early & Brewer welcomes Casey W. Florance as a principal in the firm's divorce/family law practice. Find details here.

* Improbable Comedy will host Comedy As a Second Language at 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, at American Legion Post 41 (905 Sligo Avenue).  Find performer details and ticket information  here .

* Nicole Krug, Social Light , will lead a workshop,  More Leads, More Income - Building Leads to Create Passive Income Opportunities, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday, September 14, at the UMBC Training Center ( 6996 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 100, Columbia).  More information is here.

* Advance Business Systems is opening a new location in Rockville (9200 Corporate Blvd, Suite 230).  The company invites GSSCC members to its open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 20.  RSVP via the flier here.

* Creative Colony will host a free workshop, Creative Boost - Style Starts Now, from 9:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 26.  Find a description of the program here.
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.
Welcome New Members

Join GSSCC in welcoming these organizations that recently became Chamber Members:

Ashton Rehabilitation Clinic
E. Brian Ashton
962 Wayne Ave. Suite L-A
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 587-9717
Chiropractor/Physical Therapist

Brevity & Wit
Minal Bopaiah
1133 East-West Highway Suite 1120
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(917) 886-8205
Marketing/Graphic Design

Capitol Document Solutions
Dawn Gontkovic
12115-L Parklawn Dr.
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 230-9009
Office Supplies & Equipment
 
Commercial Management Company
Jennifer Redmond
1370 Lamberton Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20902
(301) 649-5500
Property Managers

Kensington Sales Group, LLC
Michael Dombo
10605 Concord St. Suite 440
Kensington, MD 20895
(202) 997-8858
Business Development/Professional Services
KreySystems SEO
Ricardo Kreyshig
4021 Peppertree Ln.
Silver Spring, MD 20906
(301) 960-8373
Marketing/Communications
 
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Katheryn Hoerster
9462 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 383-8771
Bakery
   
COMPANIES THAT RE-JOINED 

EYA
Evan Goldman
4800 Hampden Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 634-8629
Real Estate Developers & Investors
 
Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.
Booker Evans
8757 Georgia Ave. 12th Fl.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 628-3000
Public Health/Clinical Research


Thanks for Renewing Your GSSCC Membership

Thanks to these organizations that renewed their Chamber Membership in August:

Members 10+ Years
Arrow Bookkeeping
 
Members 5+ Years
Blue Shore Inc.
Fenwick Beer & Wine
Strosniders Hardware of Silver Spring, Inc.

Newer Members
Creative Colony
Health & Lifestyle Solutions
Atmosphere, Inc.
All Set Restaurant & Bar
Meineke Car Care Center
Social Light
Scott Egloff - W.C. & A.N. MILLER Realtors
Cycles of Silver Spring
Go Brent Team, Keller Williams

Upcoming GSSCC Committee/Group Meetings

* Young Professional's Network Committee Meeting - 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 6

* Non-Profit Team Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, 
September 11

* Economic Development Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Thursday, September 20
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.
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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