February 10, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Fillmore Silver Spring
  • Connect with more than 300 business men and women
  • Learn more about your fellow Chamber members' businesses
  • Enjoy tasty treats from 6 Silver Spring Restaurants/Bakers/More
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Purchase admission by TOMORROW,
February 11, and be entered into
a drawing to win $200 cash.

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Limited Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available. Call 301-565-3777.

Register  here b y Monday, February 17

Business Partnerships: Building a Better Tomorrow

Join the Non-Profit Team on Tuesday, February 11, for the panel discussion "Business Partnerships: Building a Better Tomorrow" from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at  Easterseals (1420 Spring Street). Enjoy coffee and light refreshments during this free event open to all members. 

The focus will be on building partnerships between non-profits and for-profit businesses. Panelists include  Jeff Meer, Humanity & Inclusion Shannon Babe-Thomas, Community Bridges Pamela Feinstein, A Wider CircleBruce Cotting, RLAH Real Estate; Robert Scott, HiTouch Business Services; and Tami Watkins, PEPCO

Only a few spots left. Register here !
SSIC Powered by Launch Grand Re-Opening!
Join the Chamber in celebrating the re-opening of SSIC Powered by Launch on Thursday, February 13. Enjoy food from Matchbox Silver Spring, treats from Nothing Bundt Cakes, and tours of the newly remodeled offices. Plan to arrive by 12 noon. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 12:30  p.m. followed by tours and lunch.  Please RSVP here .
Latest News
Members Come Out for Morning Networking  

GSSCC members connected over traditional round-table style networking and a served breakfast at the DoubleTree by Hilton last week. 

Members also heard from Captain Darren Franke, the new Commander for the Montgomery County Police 3rd District, and Lieutenant Brent Kearney, the Sector Commander for the downtown Silver Spring area.

Congratulations to the National Institutes of Heath Federal Credit Union (NIHFCU) on opening its new Silver Spring Branch on Saturday, February 1. The branch features Interactive Teller Machine where members can choose to see, talk, and text in real time with live video tellers. Read more here.

* Congratulations to CohnReznick LLP, a advisory, assurance, and tax firm, on promoting twelve professionals to its partnership ranks as well as elevating four veteran partners to new leadership positions within the firm. Read more  here

* Congratulations to Signarama on its new website, linked  here

* Each month, in an effort to inspire and create a deeper understanding of how immigration bring the nation together, the Law Offices of Tina Sharma will spotlight an immigration story from a client, staff, friend, or family member. Look for the first "What's Your Immigration Story" soon. Interested in sharing your story? Call 202-329-6556.

* Join Silver Spring Village and the Silver Spring Town Center for "In Conversation with Oldest Living Tuskegee Airman Brigadier General Charles McGee," as part of the SPARKLE program on Wednesday, February 12, at 2 p.m. in the Silver Spring Civic Building . Read here for more information.
* Slip away this Valentine's Day for a free one-hour presentation about relationships by life coach Janet Cook of You On a Team. "Start with Your Heart: Fall in Love with Your Life Again" will be on Friday, February 14, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the GSSCC conference room (8601 Georgia Ave. Suite 203). Register here to reserve your spot for the limited-seating event. More information on the presenter is  here.  

* Join Improbable Comedy for the Sweet & Sour Valentine's Day Comedy shows staring Melissa Douty and Mike Brown on Thursday, February 13, and Saturday, February 15. Read here for more details. 
* Let Downtown Silver Spring help you pick out a Valentine's Day gift with the Gift Guide featuring a spa service from Message Envy, pre-ordered roses from Whole Foods Market, and a delicious dinner from Copper Canyon Grill. Enter here for a chance to win a romantic dinner for two at Matchbox Silver Spring and two tickets to a movie of your choice at Regal Majestic Theater here.
* Registration is now open for A Wider Circle's Race to End Poverty on Sunday, May 3. Read here for more information.
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Upcoming Committee/Network Meetings

* Membership Development Committee - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, February 25.

* Economic Development Committee - 9 a.m. on Wednesday, February 26.
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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