September 4, 2018 
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We hope everyone enjoyed their summer! We are excited to catch up with you and get Back to Business this September.
TODAY is the last day to register for our Power Networking Breakfast on Thursday. Registration will close at 5:00 PM. 

Wednesday, September 5
@ Lucky Strike 

Co-hosted with chamber and leadership groups in the area!

$10 per person
Register HERE

Thursday, September 20
@ Mussel Bar and Grille 

Register HERE

Leadership Luncheon Series
Featuring Seth Goldman, Co-founder & TeaEO of Honest Tea.

Wednesday, September 12
@ the Chamber office

$30 for Members
$45 for Non-members
Register HERE

Thursday, September 20
@ the Chamber office

Free Event!
Register HERE

Check out our full Calendar HERE


Chamber is looking for a permanent Administrative Assistant to join our team!   Do you know someone who is a team player with an outgoing attitude that enjoys meeting and working with hundreds of business and community leaders and understands that no two days will ever be the same?  If so, please forward this ChamberWatch to them. 

This position is part-time (Tues, Wed, Thurs - 7:30am-4:00pm) and the ideal candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced office environment and will approach this position with responsibility and commitment.  For more information on the duties of the job, salary, benefits and how to apply, go  HERE .

To see more information, click HERE

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The Senior Marketing Group is putting together a book club that can help us each grow and succeed in our roles in businesses and in life. We will be meeting once, every other month, to read books that are business or productivity focused. The inaugural meeting will be held on September 13th, at Alfred House, from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Future meetings will be at a different Senior Living Community on every other 2nd Thursday Evening.

The books that we will be voting on as our first book are: 
- The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day And Control Your Life by Craig Ballantyne 
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson and Joseph Grenny
This event is FREE, but please register in advance so we know how much food and drinks to provide. Click HERE to sign up!

September 1, 2018- Casey Weinberg Florance Joins Lerch Early's Divorce and Family Law Practice (Read More)

August 31, 2018- Montgomery County Sentinel Hosting Live-Stream Debate Among Candidates for County Executive  (Read More)

August 31, 2018- Lafayette Federal Announces New High-Rate Certificate & IRA Offer  (Read More)

August 30, 2018- Olney Assisted Living Presents "Is this Thing On?" - Harnessing Humor in Dementia Care on September 13  (Read More)

August 29, 2018- Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County Honoring County Executive Isiah Leggett at 2018 Peacemaker Gala - Sponsorship Opportunities Available  (Read More)

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Membership Committee Meeting
Date: Wednesday, September 5 
Time: 8:30 AM TO 9:30 AM

Senior Market Group 
Date: Tuesday, September 11
Time: 9:00 AM TO 10:00 AM

Date: Tuesday, September 25
Time: 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM

Economic Development 
Date: Wednesday, September 26
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM

Real Estate Committee
Date: Wednesday, September 26
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM

Unless otherwise noted, all committee meetings are located at: The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce, 7910 Woodmont Ave. Suite 1204, Bethesda, MD 20814  Free to Attend  
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Bronze Sponsors  
Andy Stern's Office Furniture, A Division of Benjamin Office Supply & Services - Atlantech Online - Capacty Partners - Dembo Jones - elite personnel - Grossberg Company LLP- Linowes and Blocher LLP -  RBC Wealth Management, Melanie Folstad - Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A. - The Bean Bag Deli & Catering - The Bernstein Companies - WithumSmith+Brown 
Partner Sponsors 
Bethesda Magazine - Comcast Spotlight - Hope Connections for Cancer Support - North Bethesda Marriott & Conference Center - SpeedPro Imaging                
Chamber 101 Sponsor
Sandy Spring Bank
Leadership Luncheon Series Sponsor
A Wider Circle
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