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   ABOUT THE CHAMBER
 The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce is a strong, vibrant association of companies and organizations doing business in the Greater Bethesda area. The Chamber represents a wide spectrum of dynamic businesses, ranging from entrepreneurs and small, home-based companies to large, international corporations. From local, retail, trade and                           
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membership of more than 550 businesses. Member companies and
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OUR HISTORY
More than 90 years have passed since a group of local businessmen
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Bethesda Chevy Chase Public Safety Council
Bethesda Downtown Implementation Advisory Committee Bethesda Fire Department
Bethesda Green
Bethesda Transportation Solutions
Bethesda Urban Partnership
Friendship Heights Transportation Management District
           
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 economy and its quality of life. It was in the fall of 1925 when eight local business leaders met in a cafe on Wisconsin Avenue and became the core of the group that organized what is now The Greate
Bethesda Chamber of Commerce.
Formally organized on April 1, 1926, the Bethesda Chamber of
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   time, the Chamber’s name changed with the growing community and in 2015, changed again to The Greater Bethesda Chamber of         the District of Columbia to the Rockville city line and from Rock
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Purple Line Community Advisory Team for Bethesda/Chevy Chase
 Purple Line NOW!
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Walter Reed BRAC Integration Committee
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Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board
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White Flint Downtown Advisory Council
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White Flint Sector Plan Advisory Committee
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