October 29, 2018
H al lo we en Ne tw or ki ng at El it e B od ie s

Start your day promoting your business.  Free for members. Coffee and healthy light breakfast treats from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. next Wednesday, October 31, at  Elite Bodies (10111 Colesville Road, Suite 131), sponsored by  Behavioral & Educational Solutions, P.C.   Come in costume and you might win a door prize. Register  here .
Don't Miss Your Chance to Network with these Sponsors! 
Register Today!  Reservations Close this Friday

Click on the chef to see participating restaurants and specialty dessert and food providers.

Make an IMPACT with Your Digital Presence

Join GSSCC's Young Professional's Network and learn to maximize the impact of your digital media presence at a free workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 15, at Easter Seals (1420 Spring Street).  Panelists include Nicole Krug, Social Light, Brian Loebig, LoebigInk.com, and Adam Lowe, Adam Lowe Creative. Click here to register now.
Maryland/Purple Line Officials Give Udate

Officials from the State of Maryland and Purple Line Transit Partners provided an update last week on work in the Silver Spring segment of the Purple Line construction project. Most work currently centers around demolition of the former Spring Center and FedEx/Kinkos centers on 16th street and conversion of these two locations into staging areas for future construction.  Work in the next six months will focus on utility relocation, especially along the section of Bonifant Street west of Georgia Avenue. This part of Bonifant will be closed for about two years.  Beginning in early 2019, crews will start work on laying the foundations for the light rail track and Capital Crescent Trail over Colesville Road. Work on Bonifant east of Georgia is expected to be started next spring. Officials said that work on the Spring Street bridge, which must be closed for construction, will be one of the last projects undertaken,likely not until sometime in 2020.  Click here to see the slide presentation from the meeting.





GSSCC YP's Spread Halloween Cheer at Aspenwood Senior Living

The Chamber's Young Professionals Network recently visited with residents at Aspenwood Senior Living and worked with them to create Halloween crafts and spread holiday cheer.


* Congratulations to Karla Silvestre, Montgomery College's director of community engagement on being honored with Community Bridges' "Girl Legacy Award" at the organization's annual celebration on Wednesday, November 14. Learn more here.

* A Wider Circle is seeking volunteers for the morning or afternoon of Saturday, November 3, to help move furniture donated by Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for homes being furnished by Veterans' Day. For details, contact Rachael Buck at 301-608-3504.
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 Committee/Group Meetings

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

* Non-Profit Team Committee Meeting  - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, November 13
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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