August 6, 2018
Join the Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce and The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce for "Speed Networking" on Wednesday, August 22, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Silver Spring. This annual August event brings members from both chambers to make new connections and establish future business relationships in a "speed dating" format. GSSCC members can log in and register here . Early-bird pricing of $20 per person ends Friday, August 17. 

Brookville Road/Lyttonsville Place - Crews will be at the Lyttonsville Place Bridge at 7 a.m. and heavy construction will occur from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays through August. On or about August 6, crews will begin pile driving at the Lyttonsville Place Bridge correlating to the demolition and rebuilding of the new bridge. Work will be completed during regular work hours between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

Silver Spring International Middle School - Crews have closed the parking lots at Silver Spring International Middle School through August to reconstruct the lot configurations and provide new entrances to the school. The upper and lower parking lots will reopen when school begins in the fall. Pedestrian access to the school will be maintained. Work will be completed on Saturdays during regular work hours between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Welcome New GSSCC Members

Join GSSCC in welcoming these organizations that recently became Chamber members.

Home 2 Suites by Hilton Silver Spring
Christopher Allen
1701 Elton Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20903
(301) 965-8200
Law Office of Carlotta P.Jarvis, PC
Carlotta Jarvis
8607 Second Ave. Suite 307
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 650-1920
Attorneys/Law Firms/Legal Services
Lotus Fitness
Ewunike Akpan
8811 Colesville Rd. Suite 905
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(202) 365-0097
Fitness Centers
New York Life Insurance Company
Bert Zaritsky
6901 Rockledge Dr. Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20817
(301) 661-8838
Finance & Financial Advisors
Office Care Inc.
Richard Raj
8657 Cherry Ln.
Laurel, MD 20707
(301) 604-7700
Janitorial/Cleaning Services


CREATE Arts Center
Linda Marson
914 Silver Spring Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 588-2787
Arts Organization/Non-Profit

Howard Lansat Photography
Mike Dickhaut
2275 Research Blvd. Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 838-9560

Thanks for Renewing Your GSSCC Membership

Thanks to these organizations that renewed their Chamber membership in July.

Founding Member
Bankers Business Management Services
Ellsworth Place
Corcoran Caterers, Inc.
Members 15+ Years
My Carpet Cleaning Service
Members 10+ Years
First Merchant Services
Tempchin & Bowers, LLC
Members 5+ Years
Adam Lowe Creative
Pacci's Neapolitan Pizzeria
The Universities at Shady Grove
Hilton Garden Inn-Silver Spring North
CQI Associates, LLC
Newer Members
Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union
Home Instead Senior Care
Silver Spring Inc.
Bethesda Cares, Inc.
Loebig Ink, LLC
Not Your Average Joe's
Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland
HerbaFi Wellness
Ruppert Landscape
Friends of the Library, Montgomery County
CCI health & wellness services
Cycles of Silver Spring
We're Having a Party!
Montgomery Community Media/Montgomery Community Television

* Passion for Learning, Inc.  was featured on WUSA9 "Great Day Washington" on July 19.  Click  here  to see the segment.
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.
Upcoming GSSCC Committee/Group Meetings

* Non-Profit Team Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14

* Membership Development Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 28
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.
Could YOU be missing out on some of the greatest benefits of chamber membership? 
Contact Stephanie Helsing today to review all of the programs and opportunities available to you and your employees.
Thank you to our 2018-2019 GSSCC Partners
Corporate Partners - Downtown Silver Spring; Lee Development Group; Montgomery College; Statland & Katz/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; M&T Bank; Revere Bank; The Tower Companies (The Blairs); United Therapeutics Corporation; Washington Property Company.

Partners - Adam Lowe Creative; Bell Flowers; Carlton Creative; EBA Ernest Bland Associates; IBI - Innovative Business Interiors; 
My Office Products; Signs By Tomorrow.
To reach the Chamber staff, call 301-565-3777.
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