Fox 5 Summer Zip Trip Finale Broadcast Live from Downtown Silver Spring this Friday

Join GSSCC at Veterans Plaza early this Friday morning, September 2,when Fox 5 News brings the final broadcast of its "Summer Zip Trip" series to downtown Silver Spring. Crews will be broadcasting live from the plaza beginning at 6 a.m. The broadcast, which runs until 11 a.m. will highlight five GSSCC members in its "Must See Stops" series: the  AFI Silver Theater The Fillmore SIlver Spring Kefa Cafe , the  National Museum of Health and Medicine , and the plaza in  Downtown Silver Spring  (fountain area and steps). Segments were filmed for these features last week. In addition, three GSSCC member restaurants will be featured in the show's "Taste of Silver Spring" segment: Adega , la Malinche, and Urban Butche r . The "Child of the Day" segment will feature a young person in Easter Seals intergenerational services program, and several GSSCC non-profit members will have table exhibits set on the Plaza. Chamber President Jane Redicker and Silver Spring Regional Center Director Reemberto Rodriguez will be on hand all morning to answer questions about Silver Spring. Members are encouraged to stop by at any time during the morning broadcast.
DoubleTree to Host GSSCC Networking Breakfast 

Plan now to join GSSCC for the September Business Networking Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, September 14, at the 
DoubleTree Hotel  (8727 Colesville Road).   Register now!
2016 Chamber Cup Annual Golf Business Classic Rescheduled for Wednesday, September 21

GSSCC staff is reaching out to confirm foursomes, sponsors and volunteers. Hoping for a beautiful day. Members who have registered should contact their golfers to confirm their participation. Call Alison McLaughlin 301-565-3777 with questions.   
REGISTER NOW - Regional Young Professionals Football Happy Hour

Young professionals from the Greater Silver Spring Chamber, The Greater Bethesda Chamber, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber, and the Rockville Chamber will join for a Regional Young Professionals Group Football Happy Hour  from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  on Thursday, September 29, at Miller's Ale House (1471 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD  20852). For more information, or to register,  click here .

Congratulations to Mark Bergel, Founder/Executive Director of A Wider Circle, on being recognized as a 2016 Cornerstone Award Honoree. The Cornerstone awards celebrate the achievements of 27 regional business leaders in Greater Washington who have made an impact in their communities. Each finalist will be profiled in the July/August issue ofSmartCEO Magazine and celebrated at an awards ceremony tonight. Click  here  to read the profile on Bergel.

Silver Spring Inc. will host the 7th Edition of its Silver Spring Tweet Up from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, in the rooftop bar at  Kaldi's Social House  (918 Silver Spring Ave). The event features  happy hour drinks, prizes, and "shenanigans." Click here to register.

Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring  will host a Volunteer Service Opportunity Fair  from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  on Tuesday, September 13. Participation in the fair is free, but advanced registration is required to secure one of the limited table spaces. Click here  to register.

* Docs in Progress is offering a subsidized workshop aimed at helping local non-profits improve their outreach and fundraising by adding video marketing to their toolboxes.  Participation is by application and the deadline to apply is Monday, September 19. To learn more, click here.

* Congratulations to Woodside Deli (9329 Georgia Ave.) on being in business for almost seven decades! The Silver Spring icon in Montgomery Hills was honored recently  by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot and featured in a segment on WUSA9. To see the segment, click here.

Torti Gallas and Partners, Inc.  is pleased to announce that Mike Rollison has joined its Silver Spring office as a senior associate. For more information, click here.

* Congratulations to  GreenSweep LLC on winning the 2016 Red Roof Inn Green Shovel Award, a nationwide contest which recognizes the top landscape contractor that exceeds expectations in client relations and landscape services.This is the second time in three years GreenSweep has won this prestigious award.

* Congratulations to Urban Winer y on being honored with a Gold Medal for its Winemaker's Helpers Vidal Blanc in the Maryland Wineries Association's 28th Annual maryland Governor's Cup Competition. Click here to read more.

See your company's news here! GSSCC would be pleased to highlight news from our member companies in this section of the weekly e-news. Simply send us your information before close of business each Friday.     
Upcoming GSSCC Meetings

Major Events Committee Meeting -  9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6

Young Professionals Network Meeting - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7

* Non-Profit  Team Meeting -   9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13

Economic  Committee Meeting -   9 a.m. on Thursday, September 15

Membership Development Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27

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 2016-2017 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; Bud Miller Associates, Inc.; Digital Industry; Discovery Communications; EagleBank; 
The Fillmore Silver Spring; Holy Cross Hospital; Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd.; Linowes & Blocher LLP; M&T Bank; The Tower Companies (The Blairs); United Therapeutics Corp.; Washington Property Company.

Partners - Adam S. Lowe Photography; Atlantech Online; EBA Ernest Bland Associates; Elite Personnel; 
My Office Products; Signs By Tomorrow;
Social & Scientific Systems.

 Friends- Harvey Maisel/Maisel Hollins Development