Thursday, April 25, 2013
Teachers, students, business owners and public safety personnel among award recipients
The Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce held its 29th Annual Community Awards Banquet at Hollywood East in Wheaton Wednesday night. Here is a full list of the awards and their recipients: The 2013 Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce Tribute Award: Kensington Volunteer Fire Department The Chamber Member of the Year: IHOP, William Moore, President The Outstanding Chamber Service Award: Smart Computer, Inc, Seth Katz The Non-Profit of the Year: Parent Encouragement Program The Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board Citizen of the Year: Susan DeFord The Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board Civic Association of the Year: Community Partners of Aspen Hill Wheaton Redevelopment Advisory Committee Wheaton Revitalization Award: The Shops …
Monday, April 22, 2013
The awards will be given at the 29th Annual Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Banquet on April 24.
The Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board has announced this year's recipients of the "Citizen of the Year" and "Civic Group of the Year" awards: The awards will be given at the 29th Annual Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Banquet at Hollywood East in Wheaton on April 24.
Monday, March 18, 2013
The breakfast mixer for using social media in business marketing starts at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Save the date for this annual community awards banquet.
The Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce will honor outstanding community members, students, educators, public safety personnel, businesses and others at its 29th annual awards banquet on April 24. The banquet will take place from 6-9 p.m. at Hollywood East in Wheaton. Last year's banquet celebrated Brookside Gardens and its more than 40 years of service and contributions to the community. This year, the Chamber of Commerce will honor the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department. The following awards will also be presented: See photos from the 2012 banquet. For ticket information, see the PDF attached to this article.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce presents a Wednesday breakfast mixer at Panera with Peter McGinnity of the Wheaton Redevelopment Program and Peter Bang from the Department of Economic Development.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
See the list of drop-off locations where you can donate to this local toy drive.
The Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce and the Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad are collecting toys for children who otherwise might not receive any this holiday season. The Angels for Children Toy Drive, which is in its 14th year, will officially launch Wednesday evening at the chamber's holiday mixer at The Limerick Pub in Wheaton. The toy drive organizers are asking for gifts, money, and gift wrap (paper and tape). Here is a list of the toy donation drop-off box locations: For more information on how to donate money, see the Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce website.
Monday, November 19, 2012
The Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce is running its Holiday on Duty program again this year.
It may be a holiday for you and your family this Thursday (unless you work at Target), but many police, firefighters and other public safety personnel stay on duty--ready to respond to emergencies in Wheaton and Kensington. For more than a decade, the Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce has provided meals to emergency responders on holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. This Thursday, food will go to Montgomery County police, the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department and the Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad. If you would like to help or donate to the Holiday on Duty program, you can find out more information on the Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce's website.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
At the Sept. 27 mixer there will also be a presentation about the U.S. economic census, which is how the federal government gauges the health and development of American businesses.
The Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce's next breakfast mixer on Sept. 27 will have a state senator as a guest speaker. Sen. Rich Madaleno (D-Dist. 18) will speak about initiatives that will be on the ballot in November, as well as his plans for the Maryland legislative session in January. Nesreen Khashan of the Washington D.C. Metropolitan and MD Bureau of the Census will also give a presentation about the economic census, which the federal government conducts every five years. Businesses are legally required to respond if they receive an economic census form. Forms will be mailed out starting in October through December, and responses are due Feb. 12, 2013, according to the U.S. Census Bureau website. The mixer will take place on …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Submissions now accepted through August 7, 2012.
The Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce has decided to extend the deadline for advertising in the 2013 Community Guide and Membership Directory until Tuesday, August 7, 2012 . More than 5,000 copies will be distributed to local libraries, member businesses, new home-owner packages, financial institutions, local government centers and Brookside Gardens, with reprints often done throughout the year. View the rates and specs guide in the PDF section of this article. Contact Vicky Surles at 301-949-0080 for more information.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
See photos of the award recipients and share your own in our photo gallery.
It was difficult to find an empty seat at the Wheaton and Kensington Chamber of Commerce's 28th Annual Community Awards Banquet at Hollywood East on Wednesday night. On each table perched a tall glass vase with a flower arrangement from Brookside Gardens, which received special recognition and the 2012 Tribute Award. The mood was exultant, as speakers proclaimed that "Wheaton is on the move" and that Wheaton is no longer "the little stepchild" in Montgomery County. To see more photos from the banquet, visit an online gallery by Colella Digital. The chamber honored teachers and students from Einstein, Kennedy and Wheaton high schools. Montgomery Housing Partnership received the award for the Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board Civic …