March 2, 2020
Last Week for Regular Priced Tickets! 

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Fillmore Silver Spring

Prepaid Admission Required by March 6

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

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Latest News
New Companies are Joining GSSCC!

GSSCC welcomes these organizations that became Chamber members during January. Check out the services they offer.

The Eleanor Silver Spring
Adam D. Stein
931 Ellsworth Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(240) 641-4955

Groom! Salon Inc.
Jenifer McMahon
8040 Georgia Ave. Suite 100
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 328-5750
Pet Shop, Grooming & Kennels

Missheard Media
Lindsey Turnbull
4 Cobble HIll
Wheaton, MD 20902
(813) 732-5335
Youth & Family Services

Zen Renovations
Kevin Harris
10306 Edgewood Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(301) 539-9824
Home Improvement & Remodeling

Companies are Renewing Their Chamber Membership!

GSSCC thanks these organizations that recently renewed their Chamber membership. Support fellow members by checking out these businesses and the services they offer.

Congratulations on the Grand Opening of The Eleanor 

GSSCC board members Debbie Keller, Revere Bank (far right), and Scott Reading, EagleBank (second from right), join Adam Stein (center) and staff to cut the ribbon for the grand opening of The Eleanor, a bowling lounge, bar and grille at 931 Ellsworth Drive. 

. . .and the One-Year Anniversary of GROOM!

GSSCC President Jane Redicker, second from right, joined GROOM! Salon owner Jenifer McMahon (center) and three of her groomers, to cut the ribbon celebrating the first anniversary of the dog grooming salon at 8040 Georgia Avenue.
* Roscoe M. Moore, Jr. PH RockWood Corporation serves as Chief Scientific Advisor to a firm, Global Research & Discovery Group (GRDG), that is involved in testing an antiviral vaccine that is a promising candidate for treatment of the 2019 novel coronavirus. Read more here.  

* Congratulations to Jennifer Lindsay and Goosehead Insurance on the One Year Anniversary celebrated on Sunday, March 1.

Congratulations to Easterseals on raising more than $319K during the Bright Stars Night at Disney on Ice Presented by M&T Bank. More than 2,500 children, families, and supporters from the community attended the event. Read more here.

* Congratulations to Karen Lee on her 30th Anniversary at SEEC. Read here for more information on Karen and her accomplishments.

* Congratulations to Sport Chevrolet & Honda for receiving a Certificate of Recognition for over 50 years as a 4th generation, family-owned and operated community-focused business from Maryland Comptroller, Peter Franchot. Read more here.

* The National Institute of Health Federal Credit Union (NIHFCU) has unveiled interactive teller machines (ITM) at locations within the DMV, including the Silver Spring branch. ITMs allow for live face-to-face interactions with NIHFCU tellers via many of the credit union's ATMs. Read the news release here

* Celebrate women with Improbable Comedy on Thursday, March 5, for The MOTHER of All Comedy Shows, an all ladies line-up from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, read here

* The Interfaith Works Caring Breakfast 2020 on Thursday, March 26, is honoring PEPCO and others for their service to Montgomery County neighbors experiencing poverty or homelessness. Lerch, Early & Brewer is an event partner and Montgomery College is an event sponsor. Read here for tickets and more information.    

* Save the date for Gandhi Brigade Youth Media's Funky-Loving Kangaroo Fest 2020 event on Saturday, March 28. It will be a celebration of community and a local fundraiser with live international music, performances, an art and native plant sale, games, and a mini-circus. For more information, read here.

* Save the date for CREATE Arts Center's Paint the Town Gala on Saturday, April 25. There will be live music, delicious food from All Set Restaurant & Bar, Nothing Bundt Cakes, and others, and chances to win prizes through a raffle and silent auction. Read here for more information.
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Mark Your Mark with the Membership Development Committee
Looking for a great opportunity to  grow your network , strengthen your connections with fellow  business leaders , and be recognized for  your vital role  within the Chamber?

The Membership Development Committee is seeking for engaging, enthusiastic volunteers to help us build the Chamber and add value in member retention and recruitment. 

Meetings are held once a month from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the GSSCC Conference Room

Interested individuals should be members in good standing who have been with the Chamber for at least one year. Email Courtney at for more information.
Upcoming Committee/Network Meetings

* Small Business Owners Peer Network - Noon on Thursday, March 5. Topic: How to  Leverage the Internet for Your Business. (Advance registration required here.)

* Young Professionals Network - 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 5. (Register here.)

* Non-Profit Team - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10. (Register here.)

* Member Development Meeting - 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18.

* Economic Development Meeting - 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25. 
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
To reach the Chamber staff, call 301-565-3777.
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