ChamberWatch         
January 22, 2019
       
            Click HERE to view the Events Calendar
            Click HERE to view the Community Calendar
 
Sent every Tuesday, the ChamberWatch keeps you informed.  To learn more about the Chamber, visit our website or email staff@greaterbethesdachamber.org
HOW IS THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN AFFECTING YOU?

Part of our mission at the Chamber is to advocate for our members. We'd like to hear from you about how the government shutdown is affecting you or your business so we can direct our advocacy efforts to make a difference on your behalf.
Read our press release about the shutdown here  https://bit.ly/2TVMKgq.
UPCOMING NETWORKING EVENTS

Off the Clock @ Ignite Good Health 
(Previously Laehfles Fine Health)

Tuesday, January 29
5:00-6:30 PM

Free to attend! A perfect way to end your work day. Enjoy drinks, appetizers, and networking! 


Register HERE

Baking and Decorating Workshop @ The Red Bandana Bakery

Wednesday, February 13
5:30-6:30pm

It's only $15 to decorate your choice of cookies or cupcakes to take home to your loved ones. There are only 15 spaces available, so REGISTER EARLY!


Register HERE

Off the Clock @ Caddies 

Wednesday, February 20
5:00-6:30 PM

Free to attend! A perfect way to end your work day. Enjoy drinks, appetizers, and networking!


Register HERE

Sponsored by The Pels Law Firm
Coffee & Connection @ The Original Pancake House on Rockville Pike

Tuesday, February 26
7:45-9:00 AM

$25 for Members
$35 for Non-Members

Register HERE

To view our full calendar, click  HERE
RIBBON CUTTING TODAY!
Ribbon Cutting For:

Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of Capital Facial Plastic Surgery! Patient focused and results driven, Dr. Adam Singleton brings his patients the best in facial plastic surgery.

Date : TODAY, Tuesday, January 22 
Time: 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m
Location: 2 Wisconsin Cir #820, Chevy Chase, MD 20815\

Register HERE
DO YOU WANT TO HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD?
2019 Legislative Committee Kicking off January 23, 2019 
  
The Legislative Committee of the Chamber is starting back up Wednesday, January 23 where members will begin to review legislation that has been introduced at the Maryland General Assembly. This group of members who are interested in legislation, politics and making our collective voice be known to legislators in Annapolis, will be meeting via conference call once a week ( Wednesday's at 10:30 a.m. until 11:15 a.m.) starting Wednesday, January 23 at 10:30 a.m. until late February/early March. 

Participants in the call (members only) will discuss the bills and recommend positions and any action the Chamber should take.  Members who sign up for the Legislative Committee conference call on the events calendar will be sent a calendar invitation with the conference call number and the day before the call will receive the legislation for review via email.
 
Please click HERE to sign up.
LAST WEEK AT THE CHAMBER
A mini baby shower during our board meeting for one of our board members, Susanna Parker!

The 7th Annual NextExecs Pool Tournament at Rockbottom Brewery
MEMBER MONDAY SPOTLIGHT

Beginning this year, we will be giving a special shout out and interviewing a different member of the Greater Bethesda Chamber each month on our social media channels for Member Monday! If you would like to be featured, please fill out this questionnaire  https://bit.ly/2GUNeSi  and email your answers to cdelucia@greaterbethesdachamber.org. Thank you!
MEMBERS IN THE NEWS


January  18, 2019- Imagination Stage Presents Dicken's Davy Copperfield ( Read More )

January 17, 2019- Asheir Homes Currently Has Openings ( Read More)

January 16, 2019- Revere Bank Promotes Kenneth White to Senior Vice President, Greg Baggan to Vice President, and Megan Wankel to Assistant Vice President ( Read More)

January 15, 2019- Carol Brunetto, State Farm, Voted the Top Insurance Agency for 2018 by Washington Jewish Week ( Read More)


Do you want to be featured here? Send your news to  staff@greaterbethesdachamber.org  and see examples  HERE .
UPCOMING COMMITTEE MEETINGS

All committee meetings are at the Chamber office, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1204 unless otherwise noted. 
NextExecs
Date: Tuesday, January 22
Time : 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Economic Development Meeting
Date: Wednesday, January 23
Time8:00 AM-9:00 AM
  • This will be a meeting with the new Director of the Montgomery County Office of Management and Budget, Rich Madaleno, to discuss the County Executive's FY20 Operating Budget.
Real Estate Meeting:
Date: Wednesday, January 23
Time: 9:15 AM-10: 15 AM
  • Update on the Status of the Carr Company's "The Wilson" and "The Elm" (formerly Apex Building).

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
SpeedPro Imaging                
 
Chamber 101 Sponsor
Sandy Spring Bank
Leadership Luncheon Series Sponsor
A Wider Circle
  
 
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