What's Happening at MCCC

07/17/2013
Holly Sears Sullivan, President, Montgomery Business Development Corporation, spoke at the join Small Business and Economic Development Member Meeting on July 17th. Joint Small Business and Economic Development Member Meeting with Holly Sears Sullivan Vice-Chair Lisa Cines welcomed MCCC Members and introduced Holly Sears Sullivan, President, Montgomery Business Development Corporation. Sullivan discussed the history of MBDC, current initiatives, upcoming work, and the MBDC website launch. At... Read More
07/15/2013
Recap: Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) Rockville, MD – The Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation (MCCCF) hosted a successful fundraising golf tournament to support the Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) program July 15 at Lakewood Country Club in Rockville, MD. Barbara Ashe, President of the Foundation, thanked event sponsors, committee members, and participants for their generous support of VIP. The Tournament is essential to the... Read More
06/25/2013
Recap: Green Business Forum: Better Business through Energy Efficiency The June 25th Green Business Forum identified opportunities to help businesses become more energy efficient. The panelists gave advice on how to save money, unlock incentives, and benefit the environment by taking advantage of the Pepco Commercial and Industrial Energy Saving Program, created by the EmPower Maryland Act. Manuel Vera, Program Manager of Commercial and Industrial Energy Savings Programs, Pepco Holdings, Inc.... Read More
06/21/2013
Maryland State Delegate Bill Frick Addressed the Legislative Affairs Member Meeting. June 21, 2013 Guest: Maryland State Delegate Bill Frick Legislative Affairs Vice-Chair Josh Bokee welcomed MCCC members and introduced Delegate Bill Frick. Delegate Frick described the 2013 legislative session as, “the incredibly productive legislative session that no one saw coming.” 2012 was a highly intensive year covering many major issues, so 2013 was predicted to be low key. However, that was... Read More
06/19/2013
Julie Verratti, Advisor, U.S. Small Business Administration, addresses the MCCC Small Business Member Meeting Vice-Chair Lisa Cines welcomed MCCC Members and introduced Julie Verratti, Advisor, U.S. Small Business Administration. Ms. Verratti gave a high-level presentation regarding the Affordable Healthcare Act and its impact on small businesses. At the end of the meeting, a member described it as the most clear and informative presentation on this topic. The Affordable Healthcare Act is... Read More
06/13/2013
Dan Hoffman was appointed in October 2012 as Montgomery County’s first Chief Innovation Officer.  He is responsible for a portfolio of projects that build and support a platform for innovation in Montgomery County. He also serves as a consultant and advisor to departments and senior management, and an advocate for front line staff and residents with new ideas. Dan shared initiatives for a Civic Lab of Innovation that is 1) testable and measurable, 2) scale-able with a positive return... Read More
06/03/2013
The thoughts and sympathies of the American Red Cross are with all of those affected by the horrific Oklahoma tornado. Thanks to the generosity of volunteer blood donors, there is enough blood on the shelves right now to meet patient need. However, someone in the United States needs blood every two seconds and having a steady supply of blood and platelets is vital to our nation’s healthcare system. All eligible blood and platelet donors can schedule an appointment to give in the days... Read More
05/21/2013
  Presentations For: Jason Silva, Chief Executive Officer, Sidus Group, LLC John R. Zaleski, PhD, CPHIMS, Chief Informatics Officer & EVP, Nuvon, Inc.   Tuesday | May 21, 2013 | 7:30am - 10:00am Topic: Analytics in Healthcare: Leveraging Data for Organizational Wide Improvements  Hear about what investors are investing in, how to use data to create clinical outcomes, and how a device transmits information from patient monitors to medical professionals. Program... Read More

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