Join GSSCC as we install newly elected GSSCC Chair Robert Scott, My Office Products, and other member of the FY18 Board of Directors, and recognize members and others in the community who make Silver Spring shine.

Click here to take advantage of early-bird pricing for individual tickets, available through Friday, June 9. Call the office for sponsorship information.
GSSCC Non-Profits Focus on Facebook

The GSSCC Non-Profit Team presents " Making the Most of Facebook,  from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 13, at United Therapeutics (1040 Spring Street) education center. Presented by John Grimes, of Acutus Communications , the workshop will cover the value of using Facebook, how to measure results, and how to make Facebook work for your organization. Click here for more information and to register.
15th Annual AFI DOCS is Here June 14 through June 18

GSSCC is once again pleased to be a part of the annual AFI DOCS, a premier international documentary film festival, scheduled this year from June 14 to June 18 in the historic AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, as well as at two venues in Washington, DC (Landmark E Street Cinema and the Newseum).  Find the complete guide and purchase festival passes and tickets here or download the AFI DOCS app. Note: GSSCC members who are also AFI members get discounts on both tickets and passes.
Welcome New and Returning GSSCC Members

Join GSSCC in welcoming these organizations that became Chamber members during May.

Ellen Kandell
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Mike McCartin
Julie Statland
Beltsville, MD 20705
Olivia Fenton
Rockville, MD 20852
Tricia Bonner
Washington, DC 20010

Thanks for Renewing Your GSSCC Membership

Thanks to these organizations for renewing  their Chamber membership during May.

Adeptus Partners
Andalman & Flynn
Apex Home Loans, Inc.
Atlantech Online, Inc.
Caitlin Enterprises, LLC
Claridge House Apartments
Colesville Towers
College Park Tennis Club
ConTemporaries, Inc.
Courtyard by Marriott - Silver Spring North
DoubleTree by Hilton
DuBoff & Associates, Chartered
IMPACT Silver Spring
Kaplan University Rockville
Kensington Volunteer Fire Dept.
La Malinche
Law Office of David Goren
MC Employees Federal Credit Union
Scot Egloff - W.C. & A.N. MILLER Realtors
Silver Spring Town Center Inc.
Silver Spring Village, Inc.
Silver Spring Volunteer Fire Department
Sport Chevrolet & Honda
The Bennington at Silver Spring
Twin Towers
World Building - Royco
Zipin, Amster & Greenberg LLC

* Congratulations to Shepherd's Driving School on its opening in College Park, MD. Class registration is now available online; click here.

* Congratulations to Elliott Ratley and Nick Lopata of The Classics on being recognized in
The Washington Post  "Going out Guide" writers for serving one of the best burgers in D.C. They called  The Classics "The Classic," a 10-ounce patty on a brioche bun, the finest - and most affordable - steakhouse burger on the market. Read the full description here.

Fenwick Beer and Wine and Improbable Comedy invite fellow GSSCC members to help support A Wider Circle's "Night of a Thousand Dinner Parties" fund raising event. To support the cause, Fenwick Beer and Wine will donate 10 percent of all sales today, Monday, June 5, and Improbable Comedy will donate 10 percent of ticket sales for its June 10 performance of A Night of a Thousand Laughs. Contact for more information.

* El Golfo (8739 Flower Avenue) kicks off the Silver Spring Blues Festival with a free event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 11, featuring music by Warner Williams and Jay Summerour.  RSVP to

Creative Colony owner Shala Graham is offering mini head-shot sessions for just $50 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, in her space at 8121 Georgia Ave. The price includes two photo. For details and to book, click here

* All Set Restaurant & Bar (8630 Fenton Street) is offering "Dad's Eat Free" on Sunday, June 18.  Dad's will be offered a complimentary entree with the purchase of an additional entree of equal value. Click here to make a reservation on the web site.

* Congratulations to Lincoln's Bar-B-Que for being featured on WUSA9/CBS "Wake Up Washington" last Monday, May 29.  To see a video or the segment, click 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 before close of business each Friday. Include a pdf of news releases or other flyers.
Upcoming GSSCC Committee/Group Meetings

* Young Professional's Network Committee Meeting - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7

* Economic Development Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 15. 

* Membership Development Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27
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 2016-2017 GSSCC Partners
Corporate Partners - Downtown Silver Spring; Lee Development Group; Montgomery College; Statland & Katz Insurance, Inc.; Washington Adventist Hospital

Business Partners - AFI Silver Theatre; Apex Home Loans; Digital Industry; Discovery Communications; EagleBank; Eggspectation; 
The Fillmore Silver Spring; Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd.; M&T Bank; The Tower Companies (The Blairs); United Therapeutics Corp.; Washington Property Company.

Partners - Adam S. Lowe Photography; Atlantech Online; EBA Ernest Bland Associates; IBI - Innovative Business Interiors; 
My Office Products; Signs By Tomorrow.

 Friends- Harvey Maisel/Maisel Hollins Development