April Networking Breakfast at Eggspectation

Join GSSCC for our April Business Networking Breakfast, scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. next Wednesday, April 13. This event is hosted by Eggspectation (923 Ellsworth Drive) and sponsored by Team Logic IT. Enjoy coffee, a delicious breakfast, round table networking, and make great connections. Take advantage of our early-bird pricing and register now.
Connect @ Lunch hosted by The 4 Corners Pub

Plan now to attend GSSCC's April Connect @ Lunch, scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20. This event is hosted by The 4 Corners Pub (10111 Sutherland Road) and sponsored by TransCen. This members-only networking event is just $25 and includes an appetizer, choice of entree, and a soft drink. Spaces are limited, so register now.
Business-After-Hours hosted by SSTCi

Mark your calendars for GSSCC's April Business-After-Hours scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, at Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. The event will be held in the Civic Building (One Veterans Plaza). Mix and mingle, enjoy complimentary appetizers and drinks, and make great connections. This event is FREE for members and first-time attendees. Click here to register now.
Young Professional's Workshop & Happy Hour hosted by A.G. Kitchen, Keller Shinholser & Andy Alderdice

Welcome New Members!

Please join GSSCC in welcoming these organizations that joined during March.

Star Jackson
8705 Colesville Rd, Suite 227
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Brian Rought
10125 Colesville Rd., Suite 272
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Angie Dixson
7550 Wisconsin Ave., 6th floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adam Sandman
 8121 Georgia Ave., Suite 504 
Silver Spring, MD 20910 

Ethan Philion
10823 Ten brook Ct.
Silver Spring, MD 20901
John Watson
8701 Georgia Ave., Suite 100
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Anastasia Gaines
15662 Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
Timothy Eden
4800 Hampden Ln., Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20815
Sarah Sweeney
     11211-A New Hampshire Ave.      
Silver Spring, MD 20904

Thanks for Renewing!

GSSCC thanks these organizations that renewed their membership during March.

Bell Flowers, Inc.
Brookfield Properties
Colesville Towers
College Park Tennis Club
Conceptual Geniuses
ConTemporaries, Inc.
Courtyard by Marriott
Creative Colony
The Daily Dish
  Discovery Communications     
Family & Nursing Care
Fillmore Silver Spring
Grady Management, Inc.
Guardian Realty Management
Holy Cross Health
IMPACT Silver Spring
Joseph Godbout, CPA
Lee Development Group
Linowes and Blocher, LLC
Maryland Chiropractic
Michael A. Hairston
My Carpet Cleaning Services
Olazzo Restaurant
Residence Inn by Marriot
Robert Philipson & Company
Scheer Partners, Inc.
Scherer Financial Advisors
Silver Spring Ice Skating
Sparks Personnel Services
Spectrum Printing
Sterling Portraits, LLC
SW Creatives, LLC
Tastee Diner
USA Halal Chamber of Commerce
The Original Velatis, Inc.
A Wider Circle
* Nurse Gina of Kangen Water will host "Water Tasting Tuesday," from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow, April 5, at All Set Restaurant & Bar. The networking event features dinner, a water demo, and door prizes. Cost for dinner is $25 per person unless you are a first time guest. Click here to RSVP; see the dinner menu here.

* Congratulations to Cuba De Ayer Restaurant on its 11-year anniversary!  The restaurant will celebrate from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. this Wednesday, April 6, with an event featuring live music.

* Shepherd's Table will celebrate its move into new facilities that will allow it to expand services to the community at an event scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. this Saturday, April 9, at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center. Jonathan Elias, ABC7/WJLA-TV, will emcee the event that includes live music, brunch from local restaurants, live and silent auctions, and other activities. Click here for more information.

* Randy Shannon of Web Strategies will host a free webinar on how to "Look Great In the Inbox: The 7 Don'ts of Email Design," at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19. Click here to register.

* Join Round House Theatre for "Broadway in Bethesda" a 2016 gala concert, scheduled for Saturday, April 30. The event includes a seated dinner, networking, live auction, concert, and dessert reception with an open bar. Tickets are available for the full event (dinner, performance, and reception) or single events (performance and reception only) here.

* Silver Spring Green invites GSSCC member businesses to join the organization in participating in this year's Montgomery County GreenFest, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Takoma Park Community Center. Exhibitor information is available here.

* Join Linda Schoengold of The Tower Companies' "Tower TREE Team" on May 7 in Washington, DC for the Susan G. Komen Race for the CureClick here to donate or join the team.

* Pepco is providing 1,350 trees to customers in the greater metropolitan Washington D.C. region, through the company's Energy-Saving Trees program. Customers can request up to two free trees by visiting www.arborday.org/pepco, or by calling 1-855-670-2771. The 18-inch to 36-inch trees that will be delivered directly to customers include Eastern Redbud, Crepe Myrtle, River Birch, Red Maple, Northern Red Oak, and are in small containers that allow for the growth of a better root system. 

* Docs In Progress's 2016 Intro to Documentary Production students produced a short documentary video profiling "The Makers" Catylator Makerspace. Watch the video here.

* Argyle Country Club is offering GSSCC members and their families the opportunity to experience being a "Member for a Day," compliments of the club. The "Day" includes 18 holes of golf on the club's private course, access to the pool (season permitting), tennis courts, and clubhouse, as well as a dining in the 1945 Grille or the Argyle Dining Room. Call 301-598-5500 or email Marco Impeduglia to reserve your spot. For more information about the club, click here.

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

Non-Profit Team Meeting - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12

* Young Professional's Network Meeting - RESCHEDULED - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13

* Economic Development Committee Meeting - 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 21.  Mike Madden, Maryland Department of Transportation, will outline the most recent alignment and plans for The Purple Line, recently approved by Governor Hogan.

* Government Affairs Committee - Postponed until next month after the General Assembly session and hearings on the County Executive's proposed FY17 budget.

* Membership Development Committee - 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26

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; Elite Personnel; 
My Office Products; Signs By Tomorrow;
Social & Scientific Systems.

 Friends- Harvey Maisel/Maisel Hollins Development