What's Happening at MCCC

11/18/2011
  Unprecedented tool developed for small businesses to find and compare health insurance plans 11/18/2011 12:01 AM EST A greatly expanded website to give small business owners an unprecedented detailed review of their health insurance plan choices was announced today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. LINK: http://www.healthcare.gov/ Read More
11/18/2011
    From left to right: MCCC President & CEO Gigi Godwin, President of the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance Michele Whelley, MCCC Legislative Affairs Committee Vice Chair Joshua Bokee, Comcast.   Vice Chair Joshua Bokee, Comcast, introduced the committee and welcomed Michele Whelley, President of the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance to the meeting.   Whelley introduced the mission of the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance (CMTA).... Read More
11/16/2011
    From left to right: Co-Chair Charles Atwell, Vice-Chair Judy Stephenson, Director of Economic Development Steve Silverman, and President & CEO Gigi Godwin   The Small Business Committee heard from Steve Silverman, Montgomery County Director of Economic Development, primarily on the Montgomery County "Buy Local" initiative.   Silverman began his remarks on recent data that Dr. Stephen Fuller presented to the Montgomery County Council, which... Read More
11/10/2011
Committee Vice Chair Bill Robertson listens to John Delaney's presenation on Blueprint Maryland Vice Chair Bill Robertson, Adventist Healthcare, and Co-Chair Stewart Edelstein, Universities at Shady Grove, welcomed the committee and introduced John Delaney, Chairman of Blueprint Maryland. Delaney began his remarks by explaining Blueprint Maryland as a small non-profit, non-partisan, private, “mini think tank”. Blueprint Maryland is evolving to become a one stop shop for... Read More
11/09/2011
  Henry Kay, Executive Director of Transit Development and Delivery for the Maryland Transit Administration, addresses the Chamber's Infrastructure and Land Use Committee Committee Vice Chair, Gus Bauman, Bevridge & Diamond, PC welcomed Henry Kay, Executive Director of Transit Development and Delivery for the Maryland Transit Administration for a discussion about transportation programs in Montgomery County. Kay oversees the State’s “New Starts” transportation... Read More
11/03/2011
Recap of November 3, 2011 GovConNet Committee Meeting GovConNet Committe Co-chair, Lexy Kessler/Aronson LLC; Guest Speaker Wayne Pizer/L-3 STRATIS; Barbara Ashe/Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce A full boardroom of GovConNet Committee members welcomed Wayne Pizer of L-3 STRATIS as guest speaker to its November 3 meeting.  Mr. Pizer is the Vice President for Small Business Programs at L-3 STRATIS, a Division of L-3 Communications. As Vice President for Small Business Programs, he... Read More
10/31/2011
  Councilmember George Leventhal and Committee Co-Chair Charles Atwell Co-Chair Charles Atwell, Innovative Business Interiors, Inc. welcomed County Councilmember George Leventhal to the Chamber to discuss the County’s efforts to help small businesses. Leventhal highlighted the increase in land values in targeted economic development strategies, like White Flint as well as the efforts at the Universities at Shady Grove and Johns Hopkins to create a center for academic excellence and... Read More
10/14/2011
From left to right: Vice-Chair Josh Bokee, Comcast, Senator Jamie Raskin, MCCC President & CEO Gigi Godwin   Committee Vice Chair Josh Bokee, Comcast, introduced Senator Jamie Raskin (D-20), the Chair of the Montgomery County Delegation to the State Senate. Senator Raskin spoke to the Legislative Affairs Committee about his work in the State Senate leadership.   Raskin touched on a diverse set of issues. He spoke about his efforts on legalizing wine shipping to the... Read More

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