GSSCC WORKSHOP: Trends & Innovation to Attract and Keep Staff

GSSCC's Non-Profit Team will host a workshop on "Trends & Innovation to Attract and Keep Staff" from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, in the conference room at Easter Seals . The program will be moderated by Carson Henry of YMCA Youth & Family Services .  Erin Allen of Contemporaries will address "Quality of LIfe/Employee Morale" and Anthony George of Easter Seals will discuss"Retention Strategies."  Click here to register.

County Executive Asks, "How are we doing?"

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is asking the business community to provide feedback on County services by completing an online survey. Click here to access the survey. Business owners, this is your chance! If you have something to say about doing business in Montgomery County, please complete the survey . Businesses are also welcome to contact the project lead, Judy Stephenson, at 240-777-2012 or via email , with thoughts and feedback.
* Congratulations to GSSCC President Jane Redicker on her graduation from the U.S. Chamber Foundation Institute for Organizational Management. Read more here.

* The Family & Nursing Care Foundation issued a $10,000 grant to Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) to provide in-home care private duty services to at-risk, aging Holocaust survivors in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland, and in Washington, D.C. The grant will be used to provide approximately 460 hours of in-home, hands-on care so that these survivors may age in place and with dignity. Learn more here .

* Congratulations to Catylator Makerspace on celebrating its one-year anniversary this month. Click here to visit the website and learn more.

* i9 Sports has opened its fall season registration for flag football, soccer, basketball, and T-ball leagues. Deadline is Friday, August 12. Click here for details.
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Upcoming GSSCC Meetings

* Young Professional's Network Meeting   4 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10

*Membership Development Committee Meeting 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 23.

* NOTE: Most GSSCC committees do not meet during August. Watch this space and your email for exceptions.

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