What's Happening at MCCC

09/18/2015
Guest Speaker: Councilmember Tom Hucker, Montgomery County Council, District 5 Topic: The County Council and Transportation, Energy and Environment Priorities September 18, 2015 Recap The vice-chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, Leslie Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Councilmember Tom Hucker, Montgomery County Council, District 5. Mr. Hucker has been on the County Council for approximately 9 months; prior to that, he served two terms as a Delegate in... Read More
09/10/2015
Guest Speaker: Ben Wu, Deputy Secretary, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Topic: The Reorganization of DBED Revealed September 10, 2015 Recap    The vice-chair of the Economic Development Committee, Bruce Lee, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Deputy Secretary Ben Wu, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Mr. Wu is a long time Montgomery County resident and has been at the forefront of efforts to promote technology... Read More
09/08/2015
Guest Speaker: Ben Grumbles, Secretary, Maryland Department of Environment Topic: Balancing Being Open for Business with Environmental Regulation September 8, 2015 Recap The vice-chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Secretary Ben Grumbles, Maryland Department of the Environment. Mr. Bauman commented that Secretary Grumbles is well respected in the field and has a reputation for being open to all points of view... Read More
05/20/2015
Guest Speakers: Chris Mann, Managing Partner and Gary Korn, Director, Morgan Franklin Topic:  Growing Your Business – What you need to know May 20, 2015 Recap Clark Kendall, Vice-Chair of the Small Business Committee, welcomed MCCC members and guest speakers Chris Mann and Gary Korn of MorganFranklin to discuss strategies and tactics to consider in growing your business.   Mr. Mann began with a brief list of why people start a business: Be your own boss; Pursue a passion; Bring... Read More
05/12/2015
Guest Speakers: Chuck Bean, Executive Director, and Robert Griffiths, Director Technical Services, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Topic: The Council of Governments (COG) and Regional Transportation May 12, 2015 Recap Vice-Chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers Chuck Bean and Bob Griffiths to speak about the work of the COG. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments covers 22... Read More
04/29/2015
Fast Facts   The proposed revenue from the FY16 Fuel/Energy Tax is $206.2 million, the third highest source of tax revenue.  To see the explanation of the proposed FY16 Fuel/Energy Tax, click here for the Revenue section of the FY 16 Operating Budget and scroll down to “Tax Revenues” where you will find “Energy Tax.”   The Energy tax adds $8,000-$15,000 a month that office building tenants must pay. - The Montgomery County Energy Tax is... Read More
04/17/2015
Guest Speakers: Montgomery County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly Leadership: Senator Nancy King (D39) and Delegate Shane Robinson (D39) Topic:  The 2015 Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly April 17, 2015 Recap                               Vice-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, Tom McElroy welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers Senator Nancy King (D39)... Read More
04/15/2015
Guest Speakers:  Angela Beemer, Director, Montgomery College Wendelin C. Donahue, Ed.D. Assistant Director, Career & Internship Services Center, The Universities at Shady Grove ​Topic: Are Internship Programs Right for Your Business? April 15, 2015 Recap Clark Kendall, Vice-Chair of the Small Business Committee, welcomed MCCC members and guest speakers Angela Beemer, Director, Montgomery College, Wendelin C. Donahue, Ed.D. Assistant Director, Career & Internship Services... Read More

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