Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

June 14, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Concejal Andrew Friedson es Nombrado como Legislador del Año

La Cámara de Comercio del Condado de Montgomery honró al Concejal Andrew Friedson como Legislador del Año durante la Transmisión de los Premios Anuales Virtuales MCCC 2021, el 10 de junio. El premio reconoce a los funcionarios electos que han tenido un impacto positivo en el éxito de las empresas del Condado. Friedson es el […]

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June 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Councilmember Andrew Friedson Named Legislator of the Year

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce honored Councilmember Andrew Friedson as Legislator of the Year during the MCCC 2021 Virtual Annual Awards Broadcast on June 10. The award recognizes elected officials who have had a positive impact on the success of businesses in the County. Friedson is the District 1 Councilmember who represents western and […]

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May 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Council President Katz Set to Host Third Weekly Business Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz will host the third in a series of online business briefings on the economic challenges the County faces due to the Covid-19 public health emergency. The next online briefing takes place Friday, May 15 at 12:30 p.m. Benjamin Wu, president and CEO of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation, […]

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March 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Public Safety Awards Rescheduled for June 29

Update (March 18): Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) announced it has rescheduled its 46th Annual Public Safety Awards luncheon for June 29. The luncheon is from 10 to 2 p.m. at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Rockville. It will be emceed by NBC Washington’s evening anchor Jim Handly and Telemundo […]

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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officer Honored for Chasing Down Germantown Gunman

Officer Laura Zito earned a Silver Medal of Valor for chasing down a gunman in Germantown. The incident occurred on April 28, 2018, according to Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Police had received a call about a street fight in Germantown which involved sounds of gunfire. When Zito was on the way to the scene, […]

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April 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officers Recognized For Confronting Brookeville Gunman

Three police officers were honored for their efforts to save a woman whose husband was trying to kill her in Brookeville. The incident happened on May 7, 2018. Officers Beverly LaFleur, Cecil Williams, and Cody Hobbs responded to a 911 call about domestic violence. MCM reported last year that police said Christopher Wilson Snyder had […]

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March 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Fire Captain Honored for Saving Hurricane Victims, Pets

When Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina last September, Capt. Mike Stream and the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (MD-HART) were dispatched to Wilmington. The damage of the hurricane was vast. When Stream and his team were onboard an airship, a levee in the area broke. The team was able to rescue nine people and a […]

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March 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Most Accomplished Police Chief in America’: Manger Gets High Praise at Public Safety Awards

At the 45th Annual Public Safety Awards earlier this month, Chief Tom Manger was awarded the Public Service Award of Excellence. Steve Robins, the chair of the awards offered Manger high praise when he presented Manger with the award on behalf of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. “Tom routinely and graciously thanks me and […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Officer Honored for Preventing Suicide in Wheaton

Officer Emily Zupancic was honored for saving a man who was trying to kill himself at his home in Wheaton. Zupancic responded to a call on March 6, 2018 from the man’s wife, who said that her husband was in their home trying to kill himself; she indicated he had a large knife. Upon arriving […]

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March 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officers Honored for Saving Lives in Fire Without Protective Gear

Two police officers were honored for saving Rockville residents in a fire, wearing no protective firefighter gear. According to the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC), Corporal Paul Craine and Officer Ryan Mungra responded to a loud explosion coming from a townhouse, engulfed in flames. Although the two men didn’t have a firefighting apparatus and they […]

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