Last Chance to Register, Call Today

Register TODAY for GSSCC's annual joint speed networking event with the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce. New this year: the Wheaton Kensington Chamber of Commerce will join in, expanding the opportunity for new connections. The event, s ponsored by  My Office Products , and  scheduled for Thursday, August 17, at  Rosensteel Hall  (9707 Rosensteel Ave.). Networking, Happy-Hour priced drinks, complimentary appetizers - all beginning at   4:30 p.m. Formal structured peed networking with more than 100 attendees starts promptly at 5:30 p.m. Click here to log in and register. 
    GSSCC's Business Golf Classic - Just around the corner
GSSCC's 25th Anniversary Logo Contest
Just two more weeks to participate

GSSCC members interested in submitting entries for the Chamber's Silver Anniversary, and plans are underway to celebrate this milestone in style.The contest that is open to all members.  The winner will receive a $500 prize. The winning design, to be used on all printed and electronic materials, the Chamber's website, and all promotional items, will be selected by a committee chosen by the GSSCC Board. Submissions are due by close of business on Friday, August 25

Entries must be submitted electronically to Jane Redicker . Designs must maintain the integrity of the current GSSCC logo, with no alterations to current colors (for specific PMS colors, contact Jane Redicker). Submissions may be made as jpg files, but winners will be required to provide vector art originals prior to final selection. Limit three entries per person. Designs may not include copyrighted materials and all fonts must be acquired legally. The winning design and all vector art files become the property of GSSCC.

GSSCC is also offering members the opportunity to create the 25th Anniversary theme or tagline to be used throughout the year. Entries should be submitted to Jane Redicker  by Friday, August 25. Limit three entries per person.
Website Workshop next Week at United Therapeutics

Register today for GSSCC's Non-Profit Team workshop, "Websites that Build Your Brand and Drive Your Mission," at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 15, at United Therapeutics (1040 Spring Street). Shala Graham of  Brand Calling (formerly SW Creatives)  will lead the discussion and provide an analysis of an attendee's website. 
* All Set Restaurant & Bar is offering special lunch and dinner menus this week through August 20, as part of "restaurant weeks" sponsored by Bethesda Magazine and the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington Click here to see the menus. Call (301) 495-8800 for reservations.

* Kindall Evolve will conduct a free workshop on managing high-pressure/stressful situations, developing optimism, and self-motivation. The session, scheduled at 12:30 on Wednesday, August 16, at the offices of Block Advisors (Ste. 604, 11002 Veirs Mill Road, Wheaton). For information, email jackie@kindallevolve.
See your company's news here! GSSCC is pleased to highlight news from our member companies in this section of the weekly e-news. Please submit items via email to before close of business each Friday. Include a pdf of news releases or other flyers.
MD SHA to Brief Community on Seminary Road Bridge Rehab

The Maryland State Highway Commission has scheduled rehabilitation of the bridge on Seminary Road that crosses over I-495 (The Beltway). Work will begin later this year. An open-house style public meeting on the project has been scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15, in the Silver Spring Civic Building (1 Veterans Plaza).
Upcoming GSSCC Committee/Group Meetings

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

Note: Most committees take a break from meetings during August.
About GSSCC Committee/Team Meetings:  All GSSCC members are welcome to participate in Chamber committees. Members are welcome to attend committee meetings to assess interest in joining a committee. Meetings are typically held in the GSSCC Conference Room. Advance RSVP is required and priority will be given to existing committee members when speakers are scheduled.
  Thank you to our 2017-2018 GSSCC Partners
Corporate Partners - Downtown Silver Spring; Lee Development Group; Montgomery College; Statland & Katz Insurance, Inc.; Washington Adventist Hospital

Business Partners - AFI Silver Theatre; Apex Home Loans; Digital Industry; Discovery Communications; EagleBank; Eggspectation; 
The Fillmore Silver Spring; Lerch Early Brewer; M&T Bank; Revere Bank; The Tower Companies (The Blairs); United Therapeutics Corporation; Washington Property Company.

Partners - Adam S. Lowe Photography; Atlantech Online; EBA Ernest Bland Associates; IBI - Innovative Business Interiors; 
My Office Products; 
Signs By Tomorrow.

 Friends - Bud MillerAssociates, Inc., and Harvey Maisel/Maisel Hollins Development