Get Involved!

One of the best ways to increase your networking capacity is to join a GROWS committee. Volunteers are the heart of GROWS and the following committees do the work of keeping GROWS a vital and active organization. Each committee meets once a month.  

To learn more about our committees or to join one, please call or email us!

Public Concerns And Advocacy: Working closely with the Board of Directors this committee develops GROWS public advocacy positions and objectives. Committee members advocate directly to government agencies and elected officials regarding senior issues.  To join this committee please contact Chair: Robin Henoch, Always Best Senior Care Senior Services at Members include: Mary Sweeney from Charles E. Smith Communities

Community Outreach Committee: Promotes and publicizes GROWS to the community. Assists with writing the online newsletter. Writes articles and information for the website and insures a presence on Social Media. Collaborates with other community organizations. To join this committee please contact Emily Glazer at  
Fundraising Committee: assumes responsibility for implementing fundraising events to fund GROWS programs and initiatives. GROWS is planning new events in 2018 and this committee will assist in fundraising to make these events successful as well as yearly events such as: the Networking Extravaganzas and the Holiday Breakfast.   To join this committee please contact Chair: Tanie Guirand, RN from The Angels Garden, LLC at Members include: Desmond Brown, Mobile Medical Imaging, LLC.    
Membership Committee: Develops and implements strategies for recruitment of GROWS members and sponsors. This Committee is also focused on the the retention of GROWS members and sponsors and looks to create new membership levels and sponsor benefits. To join this committee please contact Chair: Andrew Ryan, CarePlus Inc. at Members include: Janet Carter, LarMax Homes, Noah Dubin, District Mobile Dental, Peter Francis, ReNew Me Fitness, Kathy Lavin, Alfred Homes, Andrew Meyers, UHome, Mark Sargent, The Estate Planning and Elder Law Firm, PC.   

Program Committee: Plans, organizes and facilitates the monthly GROWS meetings. This committee also identifies and secures the monthly speakers.  To join this committee please contact Chair: Christina Green, Olney Assisted Living at Members include: Susan Blum, Debra Levy ElderCare Associates, Susan I. Wranik, Susan I. Wranik Associates, Helen Abrahams, Eden Homes Group, Pam Heir, Asheir Manor. 

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Joining GROWS was one of the smartest things I did as a Marketing Director. The relationships I’ve built have directly affected my bottom line. The more I get to know GROWS members, the more qualified referrals come my way -- and the more I can send to my colleagues as well."

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