The Chamber office will be closed July 3 and July 4, in honor of Independence Day.
Workshop to focus on "Websites that Build Your Brand" 

GSSCC's Non-Profit Team presents "Websites that Build Your Brand and Drive Your Mission," from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11, at the the Chamber offices.  Shala Graham of Brand Calling (formerly SW Creatives, LLC) will lead the discussion and offer a first-hand analysis of an attendee's website. Free for members, click here to register.
Mark your calendar for Business-After-Hours

...scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, at Hen Quarter (919 Ellsworth Drive).  Free for members and first time attendees. Click here to register. 
   Seen at the June Networking Breakfast at Argyle Country Club
Matt Holden of Innovative Business Interiors and Joe Tabeling of CQI Associates.
Maggie Whall of Fairland Animal Hospital and Suzanne Lofhjelm of Interfaith Works.
Terri DeWitt of M&T Bank and Rob Silk of  Summit Group.
Walter Carlton of Carlton Creative and Steve Drake of Steven Drake Associates.  
Shannon Babe-Thomas of Community Bridges and Todd Williams of SOLDIERFIT.
Miche Jean of Miche Jean - Morgan Stanley and Pam Feinstein of A Wider Circle.
* I nterfaith Works is seeking help to address the critical needs of some 50 women who had been living in its Rockville Women's Center. These previously homeless women were displaced last month following a catastrophic sewage system failure that damaged their homes and personal belongings. They are being temporarily sheltered at Progress Place in Silver Spring, until a longer-term solution has been identified while the Rockville shelter is repaired. Click here to make a donation. Scroll down to the "If you have a special purpose for your donation. . . " box and select the "IW Women's Center Rose Room" drop down.

Kindall Evolve Consulting, LLC and Block Advisors will offer a free four-part workshop series, "Looking for the Key to Success? Emotional intelligence is the answer," from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.on the third Wednesday of each month, beginning on July 19. The workshops will be held at 11002 Veirs Mill Road, Suite 604, Wheaton, MD  20902.  Click here to see the flyer.  Click here  to register.
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.
Montgomery County Reaches Out about PACE Program

Montgomery County's Commercial PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) Financing Program provides tools to help commercial property owners and nonprofits reduce operating costs and increase asset value through energy reduction retrofits.  The program provides special financing for such things as new boilers and chillers, windows, lighting, water conservation, solar, and more. Click here to see a brochure about the program. For more information, contact Gerard Neely.
Upcoming GSSCC Committee/Group Meetings

* Non-Profit Team Workshop  - 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11

* Major Events Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11    (Note Location - The Fillmore at 8656 Colesville Road)

* YPN Committee Meeting - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12

* Economic Development Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 13, presentation and discussion on County Parking Services Facility to be build adjacent to the County garage on Spring an Cameron (Please note date change, one week prior to the usually scheduled third Thursday of the month.) 

* Membership Development Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 18 (Please note date change, one week prior to the usually scheduled fourth Tuesday of the month.)

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