August 5, 2019
Members interested in volunteer opportunities, should call the Chamber office.

Join Young Professional groups from the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber, the Rockville Chamber, the Greater Bethesda Chamber, and the Greater Silver Spring Chamber, along with Leadership Montgomery's Emerging Leaders, to meet, mingle, and enjoy appetizers and drinks.

Wednesday, September 4
Lucky Strike (7101 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda)

Advance Registration required here by August 28.

* Congratulations to  Holy Cross Hospital for being ranked Top Hospital in Montgomery County according to the 2019-20 U.S. News & World Report. Read more here .

* Denizens Brewing Co. has partnered with the Washington Spirit to bring their fresh local beer to the Maryland SoccerPlex & Discovery Sports Center. Denizens has two exciting upcoming events: The End of Summer Party with the Judy Chops on Saturday, August 10 and the first ever Silver Spring Reggae Fest  on Saturday, August 17. Both events will be held at the Silver Spring Barrel House & Beer Garden.

See your company's news here! Send us your press releases and news items by noon on Friday for publication in the following Monday's edition. Click here for guidelines on submitting Member News.

Business Input Sought Through Survey

As the next step in gathering information to evaluate Montgomery County's business climate, County Executive Marc Elrich is seeking input via an online survey.  The 55-question survey includes questions to assess  general background about businesses; feedback on the business environment in the County; experience with the County procurement requirements; and ease of access to government. Click here to open the survey.

Construction Updates for Silver Spring

Silver Spring Area  - Long-term construction and lane closures continue on  Colesville Road between 2nd Avenue and East-West Highway,  along Bonifant Street between the Silver Spring Transit Center and Fenton Street,and along Wayne Avenue between Fenton Street and Flower Avenue between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays and some weekends.

Lyttonsville/Brookville Area During August, crews will be relocating utilities along Stewart Avenue between Brookville Road and Kansas Avenue. Temporary lane and sidewalk closures with flagging operations will occur. Parking on southbound Stewart Avenue will be limited. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.  Crews will continue work in the Lyttonsville Place Bridge area between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays and weekends.

For immediate construction concerns, send an email to or call the construction hotline at 240-424-5325.

New Companies are Joining GSSCC!

GSSCC welcomes these organizations that became Chamber members during July. Check out the services they offer.

AAF Companies, LLC
Kareem Ayers
8720 Georgia Ave. #302
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 860-9805
Information Technology & Security
AT&T Mobility
Majed Abdulla
8519 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-5207
BE Lean
Brad Eisenberg
8710 Cameron St. Unit 1406
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(443) 812-1277
Business Development/Professional Services
Maman CPA
David Maman
11401 Commonwealth Dr. #204
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-0198
Never Left Alone Security 
Robert Bass
1502 Casino Circle
Silver Spring, MD 20906
(301) 456-4651
Security Guards

Companies are Renewing Their Chamber Membership!

GSSCC thanks these organizations that recently renewed their Chamber membership. Support fellow members by checking out these businesses and the services they offer.

Hoover-Fisher Florist, Inc.
Bill Fisher
16 University Blvd. E.
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Wolpoff Industries
Adrienne Pettey
1300 Spring St. Ste. 124
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Real Estate Management
Foulger-Pratt Development, Inc.
Tymeka Penn
12435 Park Potomac Ave. Suite 200
Potomac, MD 20854
Real Estate Developers & Investors
Law Office of David Goren
David Goren
8600 Second Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Attorneys/Law Firms/Legal Services
Technology Service Corp.
Laura Grieco
962 Wayne Ave. Ste. 800
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Engineering Services

Nicole Norton
923 Ellsworth Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20910    
Manny & Olga's Pizza
Manny Athanasakis
8107B Fenton St.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Peet's Coffee & Tea
Mark Wilson
1316 East-West Hwy.
Silver Spring, MD 20910    
Coffee Bar/Café
Tempchin & Bowers, LLC
Steven Bowers
8737 Colesville Rd. Suite 501
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Kayla Williams
1100 Wayne Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910    
Oxford House, Inc.
Michael McCarthy
1010 Wayne Ave. Ste. 300
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Charitable/Community Organizations
Steven Drake Associates, LLC
Steven Drake
12912 Two Farm Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Public Relations & Advertising
The Fillmore Silver Spring
Stephanie Steele
8656 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Entertainment Venues
Apex Home Loans, Inc.
Stewart Zemil
2400 Research Blvd. Suite 400
Rockville, MD 20850
Mortgage Loans & Brokers
Annemarie Agnew
1390 Piccard Drive, Suite 310
Rockville, MD 20850
Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County
Zachary Marks
10400 Detrick Ave.
Kensington, MD 20895
Interfaith Works Empowerment Center
at Progress Place
Suzanne Lofhjelm
8106 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Charitable/Community Organizations
Security Industry Association
Rand Price
8405 Colesville Road, Suite 500
Silver Spring, MD 20910

The Galaxy Apartments
ShaMarda Hart
8025 13th St.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Bump Financial Group
Denise Allen
8601 Georgia Ave. Suite 910
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Finance & Financial Advisors
Cleverdog - Day Care and Boarding for Dogs
Jean Redmond
2621 Garfield Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Pet Shop, Grooming & Kennels
Hallimah Kamara
7501 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 400E
Bethesda, MD 20814
Corcoran Caterers, Inc.
Martha Corcoran
2401 Montgomery Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910
CREATE Arts Center
Linda Marson
914 Silver Spring Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Arts Organizations
Driven to Cure, Inc.
Bruce Lee
8601 Georgia Ave. Suite 200
Silver Spring, MD 20910    
Charitable/Community Organizations
Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland
Jeff Dee
8380 Colesville Rd. Suite 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Charitable/Community Organizations
Home 2 Suites by Hilton Silver Spring
Christopher Allen
1701 Elton Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Home Instead Senior Care
Patty Mascari
2439 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Home Health Services
Northrop Realty, a Long & Foster Company
Jan Schaefer
8737 Colesville Road, Suite 102
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Real Estate
Not Your Average Joe's
Patrick Lazarus
8661 Colesville Rd. Suite C-153
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Katheryn Hoerster
9462 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Office Care Inc.
Richard Raj
8657 Cherry Ln.     
Laurel, MD 20707
Janitorial/Cleaning Services
Ruppert Landscape
Deb Stipa
8800 Brookville Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Silver Branch Brewing Co.
Christian Layke
8401 Colesville Rd. Suite 150
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Silver Spring Village, Inc.
Debbie Billet-Roumell
P.O. Box 8217
Silver Spring MD 20907
Charitable/Community Organizations
Three Seas, Inc.
Lee Konen
8403 Colesville Rd. Suite 250
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Tommy Douglas Conference Center
Amy Harris
10000 New Hampshire Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Conference/Meeting Rooms
ZP Tax
Carlos Perozo
8736 Flower Ave. Suite B
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Bookkeeping Service

Thank you to our 2018-2019 GSSCC Partners
Corporate Partners - Downtown Silver Spring; Lee Development Group; Montgomery College; Joseph W. McCartin Insurance; Washington Adventist Hospital

Business Partners - Andalman & Flynn, AFI Silver Theatre; Apex Home Loans; Atlantech Online; Bud Miller Associates, Inc.; Digital Industry; EagleBank; Eggspectation; 
The Fillmore Silver Spring; Lerch, Early & Brewer Chtd.; Linowes and Blocher, LLP; Revere Bank; The Tower Companies (The Blairs); United Therapeutics Corporation; Washington Property Company.

Partners - Adam Lowe Creative; Bell Flowers; EBA Ernest Bland Associates; HiTouch Business Systems
Signs By Tomorrow.
To reach the Chamber staff, call 301-565-3777.
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