ChamberWatch         
December 11, 2018 
       
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HOLIDAY PARTY


TONIGHT! 
December 11, 4:30-6:30pm
7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 1204

Join us as we celebrate the Holidays at our Annual Off the Clock Holiday Party at the Chamber Office!  We will be serving complimentary hors d'oeuvres, beer, and wine. 

Please RSVP online HERE.

Glove, Hat, & Scarf Drive 

We will also be collecting NEW hats, gloves, and scarves to be handed out during our Annual Goodwill Dinner on December 20 to less fortunate children and adults. Please help us help those less fortunate in our community stay warm this winter! 
JOIN US!
Tuesday, December 18 from 8:00-9:00 am. 

Please join us for this brief orientation session to learn how to get involved with the Chamber and maximize your membership investment. Get connected with all the activities, events, and services the Greater Bethesda Chamber offers to our members.
 
Light continental breakfast will be provided. This is a great event for new members, those considering membership, and those wishing to re-connect. 

Register HERE

CALIBER COLLISON GRAND OPENING
One of our new members, Caliber Collision, had a very successful grand opening this past Saturday! They gave away a newly restored vehicle to a very deserving veteran, Josh Lambert. Congratulations! 




GOODWILL DINNER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Annual Goodwill Dinner is a community wide effort providing an evening of holiday spirit, a warm meal, winter clothing, and gifts to over 300 less advantaged members of our community

We are looking forward to hosting this year's Goodwill Dinner on Thursday, December 20 and we will be in a new location - Our Lady of Lourdes School located at 7500 Pearl Street in Bethesda. 

Please sign up to volunteer in the slot that best fits your schedule and wishes. You can sign up here.

Thank you in advance! 
Shelley Belk (Hyatt) & Melanie Folstad (RBC Wealth Management),  Co-Chairs

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

December 10, 2018- Chef Ashish Alfred Chosen to Prepare a Meal at James Beard House in New York City for Dec. 20 James Beard Foundation Dinner (Read More)

December 10, 2018- Grass Roots Organization for the Well-Being of Seniors (GROWS) Announces 2018 Debra Levy Humanitarian Award Recipient (Read More)

December 5, 2018- CBM Doubles it's DC Presence with New 18th Street, NW Office (Read More)


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ON THIS DAY...

1946 - The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was established by the U.N. General Assembly. The fund provides relief to children in countries devastated by war.
 
1981 - Muhammad Ali fought his last fight. He lost his 61st fight to Trevor Berbick. 

1991 - More than 150 countries agreed at a global warming conference in Kyoto, Japan, to control the Earth's "greenhouse gases." 

1998 - Majority Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee pushed through three articles of impeachment against U.S. President Clinton

UPCOMING COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Senior Market Group
In lieu of SMG's annual Holiday Meeting, please join us for the Chamber's Off the Clock Holiday Party on December 11, 4:30 pm-6:30 pm 

Real Estate and Economic Development will NOT be meeting in December due to the Holidays. 


All committee meetings are at the Chamber office, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1204 unless otherwise noted. 


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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