October 7, 2019
What Does the 2020 Census Mean for You?

The GSSCC Non-Profit Team will host a workshop on the 2020 census at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 8, in the GSSCC conference room. The program will be presented by Shawn Ellis, Montgomery County's 2020 Census Manager . All Chamber members are welcome to attend and learn about how the census affects our community, and how your business or organization can get involved. Register  here  today to claim your spot.
The GSSCC YPN Presents: Time Management Workshop
The GSSCC Young Professionals Network will host a workshop on time management at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, in the GSSCC conference room. The program will be presented by Andrea Dunathan, Dunathan Consulting. All Chamber members are welcome to attend and learn how to manage work at the office and at home, to reduce stress levels, and to cure that feeling of being overwhelmed when there's just too much to do. Snacks courtesy of The DoubleTree by Hilton and Nothing Bundt Cakes.

Register here by Tuesday, October 8, to secure your spot. 
Make the Most of Your Chamber Membership!
GSSCC invites all new members and new representatives of member companies to 
GSSCC 101: Member Orientation Breakfast . Enjoy a free breakfast, courtesy of  Eggspectation , learn how to make the most of your membership, connect with fellow Chamber members, and meet GSSCC staff, board member, and ambassadors.

Wednesday, October 16, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at  Eggspectation (923 Ellsworth Drive). 

RSVP required by COB Monday, October 14; participation limited to two individuals per company. 

Register here or call 301-565-3777.
New Companies are Joining GSSCC!

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

A Fool For Learning, LLC
Joseph S. Barone
903 Roswell Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(202) 568-5123
Business Development/Professional Services
HSBC Bank, N.A.
David Hawkins
8250 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(202) 848-5113

Daniel Moijueh
8661 Colesville Rd. Suite #C154
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(866) 277-7799
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.

Ellsworth Place
Gary Brewer
8661 Colesville Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3924
(301) 589-1091
Shopping Centers

Jerry Pasternak
701 Ninth St. NW Suite 9212
Washington, DC 20068
(202) 872-2524

AMR Commercial, LLC
William Montrose
4849 Rugby Ave. Suite 220
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 961-9696
Real Estate - Commercial

Scott Reading
7830 Old Georgetown Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814
240) 497-2095

Kensington Volunteer Fire Dept.
Jayme Heflin
10620 Connecticut Avenue
Kensington, MD 20895
(301) 929-8000
Government Services

CQI Associates, LLC
Joe Tabeling
10729-B Birmingham Way
Woodstock, MD 21163
(410) 740-0667
Energy & Environmental Consultants
EBA Ernest Bland Associates, P.C.
Ernest Bland
802 Sligo Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 589-4811

Horizon Actuarial Services, LLC
Stanley Goldfarb
8601 Georgia Ave. Suite 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(240) 247-4600

Blue Shore Inc.
Jillian Dent
P.O. Box 682
Burtonsville, MD 20866
(301) 890-9797
Janitorial/Cleaning Services

Bozzuto Development Company
Jon Cleary
6406 Ivy Ln. Suite 700
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 683-7648
Real Estate Developers & Investors

Cubano's Restaurant
Adolfo Mendez
1201 Fidler Ln.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 563-4020
Strosniders Hardware of Silver Spring
Jerry Bennett
815 Wa yne Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 565-9150

TransCen, Inc.
Hyun Masiello
12300 Twinbrook Pkwy Suite 350
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 424-2002
Employment Services

United Bank
Savita Hemnani
8630 Fenton St.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 589-8000

Gusto Farm to Street
Nichole Latiolais
8512 Fenton St.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 565-2800

LewLew, Inc.
Lewis Buchanan
12120 Plum Orchard Dr. Suite 145
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(202) 559-9289
Energy & Environmental Consultants

Ruth's Chris Steak House
Anne-Marie Samet
7315 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 652-7877

Scott Egloff 
W.C. & A.N. MILLER Realtors
4701 Sagamore Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 229-4000
Real Estate - Residential

Social Light
Nicole Krug
13217 New Hampshire Ave. Suite 4874
Silver Spring, MD 20914
(202) 596-8178
Web Site Services

Josephine Pamphile
8630 Fenton St. Suite 316
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3438
(301) 588-6767

We're Having a Party!
Shannon Hinds
2300 Perkins Pl.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 589-5008
Event & Conference Planning Organizations 

* Congratulations to  Docs In Progress as six of its Peer Pitch program projects have been selected for an industry pitch as part of the Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival. Read more about the six filmmakers and film festival here .

DEBRA LEVY Eldercare Associates  is sponsoring the Friendsgiving Food Drive for the third year in a row. The drive started Tuesday, October 1, and ends Thursday, November 21. For information on donating food or getting involved, read  here .

* Join Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) on Friday, October 18, for a bike collection during its Community Service Month celebration. Repaired bikes will be provided to low-income Montgomery County residents. Read   here for more information.

* Dr. Roscoe Moore, Jr., DVM, Ph.D., D.Sc., PH RockWood Corporation, has been appointed Senior Scientific Advisor and Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of A Legacy Genetics, a world leader in environmentally sustainable, heat-tolerant, beef and dairy cattle genetics. Read more here

* Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC) will host author Vaddey Ratner as part of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival Literary Luncheon series. To attend the event and learn about the festival, read more here.

* The first annual Silver Branch Brewing Oktoberfest Weekend is Friday, October 11, to Sunday, October 13. There will be music, stein-holding competitions, afternoon kids activities, and beer. Click here for tickets and information.
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Upcoming Committee/Network Meetings

* Non-Profit Team Workshop - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 8. Topic is "The 2020 Census: What You Need to Know" (Advance registration required  here.)

Young Professionals Network - 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 10. Workshop on time management. Click here for details and to register.

* Membership Development Committee - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22.  

Economic Development Committee - 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 23. Representatives from the Montgomery County Planning Department will discuss the draft sector plan for Forest Glen/Montgomery Hills.

Small Business Owners Peer Network - Noon on Wednesday, October 23. Topic is "Tax Planning and Pension Options" (Advance registration required here.) 
Thank you to our 2019-2020 GSSCC Partners
Corporate Partners - Downtown Silver Spring; Lee Development Group; Montgomery College; Joseph W. McCartin Insurance;
Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center

Business Partners - Andalman & Flynn, AFI Silver Theatre; Apex Home Loans; Atlantech Online; Digital Industry; EagleBank; Eggspectation; Holy Cross Hospital; 
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 Services
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