ChamberWatch         
March 19, 2019
       
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Sent every Tuesday, the ChamberWatch keeps you informed.  To learn more about the Chamber, visit our website or email staff@greaterbethesdachamber.org
GOLF CLASSIC- ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!
To see more details and available sponsorships, click  HERE
Join us on May 6, 2019 for our Annual Revere Bank Golf Classic! 

Thank you to our sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor: Revere Bank
The Donohoe Companies
Advance Business Systems
AMR Commercial
Apex Home Loans
The Bernstein Companies
Bethesda Magazine
Bethesda Urban Partnership
 Bethesda Transportation Solutions
Broad Street Realty
The Brunetto State Farm Agency
Chevy Chase Acura
Caliber Collision
Dembo-Jones
Deoudes-Magafan
Early, Cassidy & Schilling
EYA LLC
Greenhill Capital Corporation
Grossberg
M&T Bank
Pumphrey Funeral Homes
    RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation
Strosniders Hardware



JOINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & REAL ESTATE MEETING
Join the Economic Development and Real Estate Committees on 
Wednesday, March 27 from 8:00-9:00 a.m. at the Chamber as they hear from the Maryland State Highway Administration and the Suburban Maryland Transportation Coalition as they discuss the new plans for the expansion of I-270 and 495 in Montgomery County. 
UPCOMING NETWORKING EVENTS


Beer Tasting & March Madness @ Brickside

Thursday, March 21
5:00-7:00 PM

$18 Per Person
Includes appetizers and beer tasting


Register HERE


Off the Clock @ Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

TONIGHT!
Tuesday, March 19
5:00-6:30 PM

Free to attend

Sponsored by The Pels Law Firm

Register HERE

Chamber 101 @ the Chamber Office

Thursday, March 21
8:00-9:00 AM


Free to attend

Sponsored by Sandy Spring Bank


Register HERE


Coffee & Connections @ The American Inn 

Thursday, April 4
7:45-9:30 AM


$25 for Members
$35 for Non-members



Register HERE  

You can view our full calendar HERE
BOARD ROOM HAPPENINGS
Talk Yourself Into Success With Susan Commander Samakow- M2M Seminar @ The Chamber 

In this powerful session tools will be presented and explored that have the potential to create an ease and forward movement in your life. For example, saying no when you mean no and   and yes when you mean yes. One  more golden nugget...the thoughts you think followed by the words you speak, create your reality, moment by moment. 


Thursday, March 28
8:30-10:00 a.m. 


Free to attend!

To see more details, click HERE
Intro to Improv Class Hosted by Artstream @ The Chamber 

Improvisation exercises are the key to being able to speak up in a meeting or an elevator, engage in group problem-solving, synthesize information, and connect with customers. Join ArtStream for an intro to improv session where you will practice thinking on your feet, honing your listening skills, increasing flexibility and risk taking, sharpening your observation ability, and enhancing problem solving and creativity. 

Friday, March 29
12:00-2:00pm

Free to attend! 


To see more details, click HERE
TRAVEL WITH THE CHAMBER!

Mark your calendars! The Chamber will be taking a trip to Costa Rica February 1-9, 2020 with Collette Travel. From the inspiring rainforests to majestic volcanoes to fine sandy beaches and lovely resorts, discover the wonders of a tropical paradise. 

See more details here
LAST WEEK AT THE CHAMBER
Joint Coffee & Connections with Metro Bethesda Rotary Club!


 
MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

March 18, 2019- Danielle Marcus of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP, Named to The Daily Record Top 100 Women For 2019 (Read More) 

March 18, 2019- Adventure Theatre Honors Seth Goldman, Co-Founder and TeaEO Emeritus of Honest Tea at its 2019 Gala (Read More)

March 17, 2019-  My First Imagination Stage Presents Aquarium, an Interactive Performance For Ages One to Five, March 30-April 14 (Read More)

March 15, 2019-  Join Back On My Feet For Their Annual Gala & Auction- Chamber Members to Receive 50% Discount (Read More)

March 14, 2019-  Daniel L. Weaver Joins CBM Executive Committee (Read More)

March 13, 2019-  Join Bethesda Cares For Their Spring 2019 Reception (Read More)

March 12, 2019-  Help Interested Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Start-up Smart at Montgomery College (Read More) 


Want to see your news here? Email your press release to staff@greaterbethesdachamber.org to be featured. 
BOARD NOMINATIONS
Nominations for the Chamber Board of Directors Now Being Accepted 

Nominations for service on The Greater Bethesda Chamber's Board of Directors are now being accepted. If you are a member in good standing, you are eligible to nominate someone to serve on our Board. Board members are asked to participate in eight or more Board meetings and an annual strategic planning retreat each year and to provide a minimum of $3,000 sponsorship support to the Chamber beyond the company's annual dues. Terms will begin July 1, 2019. Read More
MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS



Thank you to all of our members who renewed their membership investment in February! 


Paley Rothman
David Shapiro
4800 Hampden Lane 6th Floor
Bethesda , MD 20814
35+ Year Member
 
Positano
Angela, Luigi & Jim Traettino
4940 Fairmont Avenue
Bethesda , MD 20814
30+ Year Member
 
NIH - NOAA - Recreation & Welfare Foundation
David Browne
9000 Wisconsin Avenue Bldg 31A-BIW30
Bethesda , MD 20892
25+ Year Member
 
M&T Bank - One Bethesda
Christine Anderson
4800 Hampden Lane
Bethesda , MD 20814
25+ Year Member
 
Computer Showcase
Eric Whisenhunt
8120 Woodmont Avenue Suite 210
Bethesda , MD 20814
15+ Year Member
 
Revere Bank
Kenneth Cook
7700 Old Georgetown Road Suite 150
Bethesda , MD 20814
10+ Year Member
 
Talk of the Town Entertainment
Steve Rothenberg
14650 Southlawn Lane Suite 23
Rockville , MD 20850
10+ Year Member
 
ROSS Development & Investment
Jason Klippel
7910 Woodmont Avenue Suite 350
Bethesda , MD 20814
10+ Year Member
 
Circa Inc.
Lee Siegel
7315 Wisconsin Avenue Suite 230E
Bethesda , MD 20814
10+ Year Member
 
M&T Bank - Friendship Heights
Theresa Ramsaroop
5416 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase , MD 20815
10+ Year Member
 
Adventure Theatre MTC
Michael Bobbitt
Historic Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Boulevard
Glen Echo , MD 20812
10+ Year Member
 
DrinkMore Water
Jason Matthews
7595 Rickenbacker Drive
Gaithersburg , MD 20879
10+ Year Member 
 
Vamoose Bus
Sam Bluzenstein
360 7th Avenue Floor 3
New York , NY 10001
10+ Year Member 
 
Country Casual Teak
Dana Goldstein
7601 Rickenbacker Drive
Gaithersburg , MD 20879
5+ Year Member
 
Today Media Custom Communications
Jonathan Witty
1014 W 36th Street
Baltimore , MD 21211
5+ Year Member
 
Pepco
Jerry Pasternak
701 9th Street NW
Washington , DC 20068
5+ Year Member
 
Hill Slowinski Real Estate
Hill Slowinski, Realtor®
Long & Foster | Christie's | Maryland Settlers LLC 
4701 Sangamore Road
Bethesda , MD 20816
5+ Year Member
 
TTR Sotheby's International Realty
David DeSantis
5454 Wisconsin Avenue Suite 407
Chevy Chase , MD 20815
5+ Year Member
 
The Lenkin Company
Edward Lenkin
5101 Wisconsin Avenue 5th Floor, NW
Washington , DC 20016
5+ Year Member
 
M&T Bank
Gregory Smith
1 Research Court Suite 400
Rockville , MD 20850
5+ Year Member
 
EYA LLC
Preston Innerst
4800 Hampden Lane Suite 300
Bethesda , MD 20814
5+ Year Member
 
Comella Design Group, Inc.
Kristen Buck
7910 Woodmont Avenue Suite 1240
Bethesda , MD 20814
5+ Year Member
 
St. Arnold's Mussel Bar
Mark Moore
7525 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda , MD 20814
 
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Metro DC Chapter
Kirsten Baier
4550 Montgomery Avenue Suite 350N
Bethesda , MD 20814
 
Georgetown Bagelry
Mary Beall Adler
Kenwood Shopping Center 5227 River Road
Bethesda , MD 20816
 
News Generation, Inc.
Susan Apgood
7508 Wisconsin Avenue Suite 300
Bethesda , MD 20814
 
Jubilee Foundation, Incorporated
Rolando Santiago
10408 Montgomery Avenue
Kensington , MD 20895
 
Advanced Nursing and Home Support
Samuel R Lish
15800 Crabbs Branch Way Suite 205
Rockville , MD 20855
 
AlfredHouse Boutique Assisted Living and Eldercare
Dr. Veena Alfred
18100 Cashell Road
Rockville , MD 20853
 
Fivesquares Development
Sylke Knuppel
One Thomas Circle Suite 200
Washington , DC 20005
 
WorkSource Montgomery
Ellie Giles
1801 Rockville Pike Suite 320
Rockville , MD 20852
 
Marriott International
TJ Maloney
10400 Fernwood Road
Bethesda , MD 20817
 
Sculpt Studio
Mary Farber
4900 Auburn Avenue
Bethesda , MD 20814
 
Pinstripes
Liz Dyer
11920 Grand Park Avenue
North Bethesda , MD 20895
 
Special Olympics Maryland
Lauren Gastley
3701 Commerce Drive Suite 103
Baltimore , MD 21227
 
MillenniuM Investment & Retirement Advisors
Michael Edberg
6206 Landon Lane Third Floor
Bethesda , MD 20817
 
E. Cohen and Company, CPAs
Eric Cohen
1 Research Court Suite 101
Rockville , MD 20850
 
Dog Haus Biergarten
Faizan Khan
7904 Woodmont Ave First Floor
Bethesda , MD 20814
bethesda.doghaus.com 
  
Capital Beer & Wine
Justin McInerny
7903 Norfolk Avenue
Bethesda , MD 20814 
 
Everyday Money Management
Leah Nichaman
PO Box 1469
Rockville , MD 20849
 
GTM Architects
Traci Weems
7735 Old Georgetown Road Suite 700
Bethesda , MD 20814
 
 

UPCOMING COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Legislative Committee
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 10:30 AM, Conference call 
Dial-in: 712-775-7032
Access Code: 416984


NextExecs
Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 4:00-5:00 PM



All committee meetings are at the Chamber office, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1204 unless otherwise noted. 
Joint Ec onomic Development & Real Estate Meeting
Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 8:00-9:00 AM




Gold Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors  
 
Andy Stern's Office Furniture, A Division of Benjamin Office Supply & Services - Atlantech Online - Capacty Partners - CohnReznick - Dembo Jones - Grossberg Company LLP- Hill Slowinski, Long & Foster | Christie's | Maryland Settlers LLC - Linowes and Blocher LLP -  RBC Wealth Management, Melanie Folstad - Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A. - TDG/SilverRock - The Bean Bag Deli & Catering - The Bernstein Companies - WithumSmith+Brown 
 
Partner Sponsors 
 
Bethesda Magazine - Comcast Spotlight - Hope Connections for Cancer Support -
 Hyatt Regency Bethesda- North Bethesda Marriott & Conference Center - sasse agency -
SpeedPro Imaging                
 
Chamber 101 Sponsor
Sandy Spring Bank
Leadership Luncheon Series Sponsor
A Wider Circle
  
 
The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce | 301.652.4900 | staff@greaterbethesdachamber.org