Category archives for: Business

County Will Force Businesses to Offer Sick Leave

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No one likes to work when they’re sick. Some would probably prefer it to being sick at the beach, but everyone probably can agree they don’t want to be forced to work sick. Unfortunately, at some jobs, people do not receive sick leave and can be penalized for being sick. Montgomery County is doing something [...]

Small Business Seminars to be Held

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A series of three seminars related to small business will be presented in March, April and May by SCORE DC mentors at the Germantown Library, 19840 Century Blvd. The three seminars, which will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will be held according to the following schedule: March 19 “Essentials of Starting a Business”; April [...]

Businesses Invited to Green Business Forum to be Held January 22

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC), the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and Montgomery College will sponsor a Green Business Forum next week on “Greening Government Procurement: It’s Coming!” The event will be held Tuesday, January 22 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, 51 Monroe Street, Suite [...]

Green Business Forum

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The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC), the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and Montgomery College will sponsor a Green Business Forum next week on “Greening Government Procurement: It’s Coming!” The event will be held Tuesday, January 22 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, 51 Monroe Street, Suite [...]

Gaithersburg HSU allows Pets at Work

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Instead of “Take your Kids to Work Day”, the Gaithersburg Humane Society has a “Pets in the Workplace” program. The organization is allowing employees to bring dogs and small animals to work. They claim it increases productivity and creates a better work environment. Read More>>

Chevy Chase Moms Make College Visit App

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Two local moms have developed an iphone/ipod app that allows users to find information about interviews, tours, parking and other details about 74 colleges in the U.S. They aim to add 300 more colleges next month. The company they started to launch the product of the same name is called Quad2Qaud.

Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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http://www.montgomerycountychamber.com/

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