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Beat the Winter Blues with a Beach Party! 

All Chamber members and guests are invited to celebrate the one-year anniversary of GSSCC's Young Professional's Network at a "Beach Party After-Hours," scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, January 27. The celebration will be hosted by the Sheraton Silver Spring (8777 Georgia Ave). Enjoy complimentary appetizers, giveaways, one free drink, cash bar, beach games, validated parking, and more. Register now for this FREE event!
Breakfast + Coffee + Networking

Join GSSCC for our February Business Networking Breakfast, scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, February 10, at Courtyard by Marriott Silver Spring Downtown (8506 Fenton Street). Enjoy a delicious breakfast, round table networking, and make great connections. Take advantage of our early-bird pricing, and click here to register.
Amina Thai to Host February Connect@Lunch

Join GSSCC for our first Connect @ Lunch of the year, scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 17, at Amina Thai, Silver Spring (8624 Colesville Road). This members-only networking event is just $25 and includes a choice of appetizer, choice of entree, choice of dessert, and a soft drink. Spaces are limited, so click here to register now.
GSSCC Welcomes New Members at 101 Orientation Breakfast

#SilvertheSpringDog is Back! (After a Much Needed Holiday Break)

Ryan Duggan, 
General Manager

Spencer Smith, 
General Manager 
and Katie from the Kitchen Staff
4 Corners Pub

*  Patient First has released Winter Storm Safety Tips to keep you and your family safe during the winter months.

* Join Amy Dixon and Juliet Farrell at Grace Studios (Yoga |Pilates | Strength) for Acuyoga to rejuvenate and  restore from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. next Saturday, January 30. This practice designed to release tension and open the body, followed by an acupuncture treatment that will restore balance to the entire body. Click here for more information.

* The Daily Dish is featuring a Winter Special, three courses for $30, from Monday, January 25 through Thursday, January 28. Choose an appetizer, entree, and dessert from the sample menu. Also enjoy all reserve wines bottles for $5 off.

* Kefa Cafe was featured in the Washington Post after last weekend's Grand Reopening in an article "Independent Silver Spring coffeehouse reopens". Click here to read it.

* The Culture Trip announced "The 10 Best Brunch Spots In And Around Silver Spring" and 7 out of 10 are Chamber members: Mrs. K's Restaurant | La Malinche | The Daily Dish | Urban Butcher | Pacci's Trattoria & Pasticceria | 8407 kitchen bar |All Set Restaurant & BarClick here to read the article.

See your company's news here! GSSCC would be pleased to highlight news from our member companies in this section of the weekly e-news. Simply send us your information before close of business each Friday.     
Upcoming GSSCC Committee Meetings

Meetings may be cancelled due to inclement weather. See GSSCC's Inclement Weather Policy below.

* Membership Development Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday,
January 26.

* Golf Committee Meeting - 12 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26

* Events Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Thursday, February 4

* Non-Profit Team Workshop - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9, at AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center (8633 Colesville Road). Topic: Maximize Your Impact & Grow the Community - Come Meet GSSCC Non-Profits and Make it Happen! Register here.

* Young Professional's Network Meeting - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10
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 2015-2016 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; Bud Miller Associates, Inc.; Digital Industry; Discovery Communications; EagleBank; 
The Fillmore Silver Spring; Holy Cross Hospital; Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd.; Linowes & Blocher LLP; M&T Bank; The Tower Companies (The Blairs); United Therapeutics Corp.; Washington Property Company.

Partners - Adam S. Lowe Photography; Atlantech Online; EBA Ernest Bland Associates; 
My Office Products; Signs By Tomorrow;
Social & Scientific Systems.

 Friends- Harvey Maisel/Maisel Hollins Development