October 22, 2019

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Real Estate & Economic Development Meetings
Economic Development Meeting :
The next meeting of the Economic Development Group will be held this coming Wednesday, October 23, from 8am until 9:00 a.m. in the Board Room at the Chamber . During this meeting, we will meet and hear from the Montgomery County Planning Board’s new commissioner, Partap Verma.  

Real Estate Meeting:
At 9:00 a.m. , immediately following the Economic Development meeting, we will be discussing Council Bill 34-19 , legislation creating a double tax on housing. 

Both meetings will be held in the Board Room at the Chamber. For more information, contact Ginanne Italiano .
Upcoming Events
Cybersecurity Lunch & Learn Presented by Digital Industry
Join Digital Industry for a Cybersecurity Lunch & Learn and discover how to protect your business against cyber attacks. Lunch will be provided by Ruth's Chris Steak House. Free to attend. See details .
Sapphires & Diamonds Silent Auction and Awards Dinner
Browse the silent auction while enjoying hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, & some networking during our cocktail reception. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious plated dinner and awards ceremony honoring Mark Bergel, Founder of A Wider Circle, & Suburban Hospital. A portion of our proceeds will be going towards our Annual Goodwill Dinner for the homeless.See details .
Ribbon Cutting & Anniversary Party for Health For Life
Health For Life Bethesda cannabis dispensary will celebrate it’s One year Anniversary on Friday, October 25. The event will start at 9 am and run all day with a celebratory One-Year Ribbon Cutting at 4:00 pm. See details .
Hard Cider Tasting at The Chamber
Provided by Capital Wine and Beer, attendees will enjoy a tasty selection of four hard ciders, along with some tasty snacks to munch on. This event will also kick off the NextExec's annual Hat, Gloves, and Scarves Drive for the Goodwill Dinner. Donations will be accepted until December 3rd; bring a new hat, pair of gloves, or a scarf to donate and pick up a flyer to set up a collection at your office. See details .
Annual Legislative Reception at Round House Theatre
Meet with State, County, & Local Legislators, Appointed Officials, and prominent area business leaders as The Greater Bethesda Chamber unveils their 2019-2020 Legislative Agenda. Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, & networking at the newly renovated  Round House Theatre See details .
Leadership Luncheon feat. Julie Verratti, Founder of Denizens Brewing Co. 
Join us for a casual lunch and conversation with Julie Verratti in our Board Room. This unique setting will offer attendees the opportunity to ask Julie questions and hear more about her journey to success. See details .

Gold Sponsors
  The Chevy Chase Land Company    -   Pepco    

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors  
  Andy Stern’s Office Furniture, A Division of Benajmin Office Supply & Services - Atlantech Online - Capacity Partners - CohnReznick – Dembo Jones – Grossberg Company LLP – Hill Slowinski, Long & Foster | Christie’s International | Maryland Settlers LLC - Linowes and Blocher LLP - RBC Wealth Management, Melanie Folstad - TDG/SilveRock - The Bean Bag Deli & Catering –WithumSmith+Brown
Partner Sponsors 
  Bethesda Magazine - Hyatt Regency Bethesda- North Bethesda Marriott & Conference Center - sasse agency - SpeedPro               
Chamber 101 Sponsor
Sandy Spring Bank
Leadership Luncheon Series Sponsor  
A Wider Circle
NextExec Sponsor 
Mckay Mortgage Company