July 30, 2010

GGCC / RCC Hold Candidate Forum

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) and the Rockville Chamber of held a District 17 Candidate Forum at the Crowne Plaza Rockville on Thursday, July 29, 2010. Forum Candidates Included: State Senator Jennie Forehand – District 17. Honorable Cheryl Kagan

This was a great opportunity for Chamber members, local businesses and the public to discuss with the Candidates their concerns. Attendees heard from the candidates on various issues impacting the business community in the County, and the State; including transportation, education and the current state of affairs pertaining to job employment and growth. The format was opening remarks from the Candidates, followed by formal Q&A from our moderator, Christopher Zindash, General Manager of the Crowne Plaza Rockville and the Vice-Chair of Legislative Affairs for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber. For more information on the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber please visit the GGCC website at www.ggchamber.org

PICTURE: Pictured above (l:r) Andrea Jolly, Executive Director Rockville Chamber of Commerce; State Senator Jennie Forehand; Christopher Zindash, General Manager Crowne Plaza Rockville; Marilyn Balcombe, President Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce and the Honorable Cheryl Kagan at the District 17 Candidate Forum on July 29, 2010.

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