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e-Journal 4-21-15: Council for Economic Outreach Announces 2015 Gainesville Technology Council Board Members

e-Journal 4-21-15: Council for Economic Outreach Announces 2015 Gainesville Technology Council Board Members

Gainesville Chamber of Commerce E-Journal

April 21, 2015

Council for Economic Outreach Announces 2015 Gainesville Technology Council Board Members

The Gainesville Technology Council, a regional industry council managed by the Council for Economic Outreach and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, has seated its 2015 Council Board of Directors. Thirteen executives representing a cross section of startup and mature software/information technology (IT) companies will lead CEO’s efforts to grow the region’s ITRead more

Upcoming Events

Apr 21 Business Before Hours – United Way of North Central Florida

Apr 21 STEAM: Building Blocks of Workforce (Leadership Seminar + Job Fair)

Apr 22 Ribbon Cutting – GatorCPR – The Center for CPR and Safety Training

Apr 23 Ribbon Cutting – The Crafty Bastards

Apr 28 Ribbon Cutting – Springhill Suites

May 8 Gainesville Orchestra — “Go to the Circus”

May 19 Business Before Hours – Hilton Garden Inn

May 21 Chamber’s Advanced Manufacturing Council – 2nd Quarter General Membership Meeting

Join Us for Business Before Hours this morning at the United Way of North Central Florida

Join us Tuesday, April 21 at 8:30 a.m. for Business Before Hours! This event will be held at the United Way of North Central Florida at 6031 NW 1st Place, Gainesville, FL. Business Before Hours provides a structured, yet relaxed environment for making effective connections within the Chamber business community. Participation in Business Before Hours is included in your Chamber Membership. You may…Read more

Member Profile: Parisleaf Evolving with the ‘Principle of Harmony’

Using creativity as an engine and sustainability as fuel, the founders of Parisleaf are driving towards five years in business in their greenest form yet. Founded in 2010 by now husband-and-wife team, Chad and Alison Paris, Parisleaf has grown from a small print production company to a full-service branding and digital studio with 10 full-time employees working with partners all over the world. Nestled in…Read more

Call for Ideas: Share Your Business’ Story on ChamberTalk

The Gainesville Area Chamber is accepting member ideas for a new radio program, ChamberTalk, slated to run on JVC on Sunday mornings beginning this summer. The show will provide a vehicle for small businesses to share perspectives on the role of local businesses in making our region the global hub of talent, innovation and opportunity, how Chamber membership is working for them as well as unique information about…Read more

Business Celebrations – Ribbon Cuttings for GatorCPR, The Crafty Bastards, and Springhill Suites

Join us to celebrate the expansion and new facility of GatorCPR: The Center for CPR and Safety Training with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony. Come tour the facility and learn about the public and corporate training opportunities GatorCPR provides our community. The event will include food, drinks, speeches, music and a facility tour. Join us Thursday to celebrate the official Grand Opening of The Crafty Bastards…Read more

University of Florida FESC Bringing Energy Solutions to Florida and the World

The Florida Energy Systems Consortium (FESC) was created by the Florida State government to promote collaboration among the energy experts at its 12 supported universities to share energy-related expertise. UF’s FESC is currently raising awareness of the history and benefits of wind energy and how it can impact reliance on natural gas. Please view UF’s FESC Fact Sheet for more information…Read more

GRU Governance Reform in the News

Recent news from the Gainesville Sun regarding GRU Governance Reform: Legislature Won’t Okay GRU Bill

City of Gainesville Commission Meeting Weekly Calendar

See details for this and other city government-related meetings here.

Opportunity is Knocking: Get Up to Speed on Envision Alachua Over Lunch

In alignment with a mission centered on creating economic prosperity, business growth and community progress, the Gainesville Area Chamber has made Envision Alachua a key priority in 2015. We hope you will join us for the first in a series of first Friday luncheons aiming to share the facts around Envision Alachua and communicate the unprecedented opportunity the plan offers the businesses and people of Alachua…Read more


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Juleps & Jockeys: An IWI Fundraiser May 2, 2015

The most exciting two minutes in sports comes to the Sweetwater Branch Inn – The Kentucky Derby! Join us Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. for an evening at the races fundraiser benefiting Project…Read more

LGAA 5K and Corporate Charity Team Challenge April 22

Leadership Gainesville Alumni Association (LGAA) will host the LGAA 5K and Corporate Charity Team Challenge at Ironwood on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 to raise funds for the LGAA community grant…Read more

Join Parisleaf for Tree Fest on April 25

Join event host Swamp Head Brewery, organizers Solar Impact, and creative partners for the event, Parisleaf, as we join forces to bring you the inaugural Tree Fest 2015! Tree Fest 2015 will be the first of…Read more

Join Body By Boris For A Nutrition Course That Can Change You Life

Aren’t you tired of attending these nutrition seminars that expect you to make unrealistic changes overnight? Well, get ready for something different! Body by Boris will be hosting a nutrition seminar…Read more

An Evening At The Derby

Join Five Points of Life Foundation for An Evening at the Derby event at the Gainesville Country Club on Saturday, May 2nd at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy cheering on the Kentucky Derby, delicious food, music, mint…Read more

Bread of the Mighty Food Bank Invites You To the 4th Annual Empty Bowls Event

Bread of the Mighty Food Bank is set to host its 4th Annual Empty Bowls Event on May 21, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church. Tickets are $20, which include the meal, handmade…Read more

Upcoming Community Events

Apr 23 Free Information Session Re: Social Enterprise Training for Nonprofits

Apr 24 Free Information Session Re: Social Enterprise Training for Nonprofits

Apr 24 Spend the Day with John Spence

Apr 25 Tree Fest 2015

May 8 Gainesville Orchestra — “Go to the Circus”

May 9 Stop Children’s Cancer Fantasy Event

May 11 Science Café: Bioluminescence

May 17 Ask a Scientist: International Museum Day

Welcome New Members!


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Harbortouch Point of Sale

Nalbandian Properties, LLC

UF Alumni Association

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