June 4, 2018
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Join GSSCC to celebrate the member companies that were instrumental in building your Chamber, and to install the leaders who will take us into the next 25 years!
Featuring entertainment by the iconic Capitol Steps.
Make the Most of your Chamber Membership

Are you new to GSSCC?  Do you have a new team member at your organization?  Join us for a free breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wedesday, June 6, at  Eggspectation  (923 Ellsworth Drive).  Learn how GSSCC works to promote and advocate for member businesses.  Click  here  to register.

The Primary Election is where decisions about elected leaders are made in Montgomery County. The results of this year's Primary will have major consequences for all business owners and their employees. Your voice and your vote this year are more important than ever. Make sure you and your employees are registered to vote. The Primary is June 26, but early voting begins on June 14. See here for details. Learn more about MoCo's economy and what is needed to assure our economic future. Here's one resource.

 Elrich Should Correct Record re Dealings with Chambers 

In an open letter to Bethesda Magazine, CEOs of the Greater Silver Spring Chamber, the Greater Bethesda Chamber, and the Montgomery County Chamber discounted Councilmember Marc Elrich's false claim that representatives of chambers have never come into his office to discuss regulations. Indeed, executives and members from all these chambers have meet with Elrich a number of times to raise concerns about legislation and regulations he was supporting.  And, Elrich has been a speaker at various chamber committee meetings.  Read the letter to the editor here
Argyle Country Club to Host June Breakfast

Join GSSCC for the next Business Networking Breakfast on Wednesday, June 27, at Argyle Country Club (14600 Country Club Road). Informal networking begins at 7:30 a.m., followed by round table networking until 9:15 a.m. $20 for members and first-time attendees includes a full buffet breakfast. Click here to login and register.
Welcome New GSSCC Members

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

ARSO Neuro Rehab and Orthopedic Center
Judith Cooper
1111 Spring St. Suite 310
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 588-3929
Physical Therapists

Buena Vida
Robert Day
8407 Ramsey Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 755-6132

Ed Stern
1155 Ripley St. Suite 1911
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(410) 458-2298
Management Consultant

Green Plate Catering
Kit Wood
11307 Elkin St
Silver Spring, MD 20902
(301) 949-7601

MCG Golf
Joshua Carin
13501 Penn Shop Rd.
Mt. Airy, MD 21771
(240) 907-2209
Golf Courses

James Thompson
8213 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 588-9500
Plush Marketing Agency
Nick Marks
1200 G St. NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 
(202) 683-6881

Radio One INC
Cassandra Grier
8515 Georgia Ave. 9th Floor
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 306-3611

Tacos, Tortas & Tequila - TTT
Robert Day
8407 Ramsey Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 755-6132

The George B Thomas Sr. Learning Academy
- Saturday School
Margaret Ward
Learning Academy Office
1401 Dennis Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20902
(301) 287-8980

VIP Business and Executive Coaching
Abraham Ajenifuja
1 Research Blvd. Suite 450
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 403-4204
Business Development/Professional Services

Thanks for Renewing Your GSSCC Membership

Thanks to these organizations that renewed their Chamber Membership in May:

25-Year Members
Enterprise Properties LLC
Hoover-Fisher Florist, Inc.
Innovative Business Interiors, Inc. (IBI)
Moren, Inc
Wolpoff Industries
World Building - Royco
15+ Year Members
AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center
Atlantech Online, Inc.
The Original Crisfield Seafood Restaurant

10+ Year Members
DB Consulting Group, Inc.
My Office Products
The Fillmore Silver Spring

5+ Year Members
Lux Consulting Group, Inc.
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Sign*A*Rama Silver Spring
Torti Gallas and Partners, Inc.
Newer Members
Cuba De Ayer Restaurant
Cycles of Silver Spring
D&R International
Driven to Cure, INC
Edward Jones
Greenhill Realty Company
Kangen Water by Enagic
Lesaac Ethiopian Cafe
Maryland's Athletic House
Mike's Locksmith & Security
Sunrise of Chevy Chase
The 4 Corners Pub
The Greene Turtle Burtonsville
The Growth Coach - Capital Beltway
UGI Energy Services

Easterseals MD|DC|VA is launching a new staffing network called the Easterseals Disability Staffing Network (EDSN) for the disability community in the State of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia.  To learn more, click here.

Silver Spring Village  is recruiting volunteers to work with seniors.  Assignments include driving seniors to requested destinations; making friendly visits or phone calls on request; assisting in decluttering or other in-home tasks. Learn more at  silverspringvillage.org  or call the office at (301) 503-7401.

* Pinstripes (11920 Grand Park Avenue, N. Bethesda, 20852) is now serving Saturday brunch from 10 a.m. to  p.m.  For more information, click  here

*MCG Golf will host Sligo's Summer Kickoff Community Party from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, at 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway.  To see the flyer, click here.

* Montgomery Community Media will host a workshop The 4 Secrets of Millionaire Entrepreneurs - NOT Taught In School...from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, at its offices (7548 Standish Place, Rockville 20855).  For more information, click here.
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 info@gsscc.org before close of business each Friday. Include a pdf of news releases or other flyers.
Upcoming GSSCC Committee/Group Meetings

* Young Professionals Network Committee Meeting - 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 7

* Membership Development Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 26
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; Atlantech Online; Bud Miller Associates, Inc.; Digital Industry; Discovery Communications; 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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