October 15, 2018
Is Your Business Ready for a Cyber Attack?

Make sure you're protected. Attend a free workshop led by Mark Meszaros and James Casamento of Digital Industry.  Learn about cyber security and discover how to prepare your business for an attack. The workshop is from noon to 1 p.m. this Thursday, October 18, at the Chamber office (8601 Georgia Ave, Suite 203).  Lunch will be provided by Ruth's Chris Steak House, courtesy of Digital Industry.  Secure your spot here.
Join Chamber YPNs to Spread Halloween Cheer

For its fall community service project, Chamber YPNs will bring Halloween cheer and create Halloween crafts with Aspenwood Senior Living residents. All GSSCC members are welcome to join the event from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24, at Aspenwood Senior Living (14400 Homecrest Road).  Register  here.
H al lo we en Ne tw or ki ng at El it e B od ie s

Start your day by promoting your business.  Free for members.  Join us for coffee and continental breakfast from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, October 31, at  Elite Bodies (10111 Colesville Road, Suite 131).  Thanks to our sponsor, Behavioral & Educational Solutions, P.C.  Click here  to register.

GSSCC Non Profit Team Hosts Workshop on Creating Partnerships

Panelists Diana Pina, Interfaith Works, Nicole Garner and Annette Raugh, Cornerstone Montgomery, and Jessica Wilson CCI Health Wellness, discussed their unique partnership to provide wrap-around health services.
  Full House of Connections over Lunch at All Set Restaurant & Bar
Nicole Krug, Social Light, Joe Tabeling, CQI Associates, LLC and Linda Marson,
CREATE Arts Center
Lawrence Kotchek, Print1, Ralph Sonenshine, Victory Karate, and Anni Tapkida,
SpeedPro Imaging - Silver Spring
Mary Ellen Flynn, Andalman & Flynn, Mussie Betre, Bankers Business Management Services, Inc., and Andrea Dunathan, Dunathan Consulting
* Kudos to Elise Ambrose, President of Elite Personnel, on receiving the Founder's Award at the Catholic Business Network - DC Gala.

* Fenwick Beer & Wine (1327 Fenwick Lane) hosts free wine tastings every Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Stone Brewery six packs are on sale for the entire month of October.

* CREATE Arts Center is looking for a part-time bookkeeper.  Click here to see the job description and application details.

* The Growth Coach Capital Beltway will host a business growth seminar Don't Be "spooked" About Changing Your Mindset from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, at the Chamber offices (8601 Georgia Ave., Suite 203).  Lunch will be provided.

* Massage Envy will host a Fall Skin Care Event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, at its spa (955 Wayne Avenue).  Click here for more information.

* Improbable Comedy will host Spooky Stand Up from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, at 905 Sligo Avenue.  Click here more information.
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 Chamber Committee/Group Meetings

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

Young Professional's Network Committee Meeting - 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 1 

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 2018-2019 GSSCC Partners
Corporate Partners - Downtown Silver Spring; Lee Development Group; Montgomery College; Statland & Katz/Joseph W. McCartin Insurance; Washington Adventist Hospital

Business Partners - Andalman & Flynn, AFI Silver Theatre; Apex Home Loans; Atlantech Online; Bud Miller Associates, Inc.; Digital Industry; 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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