Former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson Talks National Debt
Former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) will speak Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora. The event is free and open to the public. President Obama appointed Sen. Simpson in 2010 as co-chair of the bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform along with former President Clinton’s Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles. The commission released a report that was praised…Read more
City of Gainesville Commission Meeting Weekly Calendar
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Alachua County Meeting Weekly Calendar
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Cade Museum Breaks Ground on the 50th Anniversary of Gatorade
The Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for their $10 million building at their Depot Park site at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 2, 2015. A reception followed the site ceremony in “Dr. Cade’s Garage” behind the Cade Museum Foundation, Inc. offices for dignitaries and invited guests. The date of this groundbreaking is significant to the history of the Cade Museum in that it is also the 50th…Read more
Wertheim Family Foundation Gifts UF College of Engineering with $50 Million
Dr. Herbert Wertheim and the Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation have committed $50 million to launch a $300 million public and private investment in the University of Florida’s College of Engineering. The Wertheim gift, the largest cash gift in UF’s history, is the cornerstone of a fund-raising initiative that will pool funds from the university, the state of Florida, and private donors to revolutionize engineering…Read more
Save with Member-to-Member Discounts
Chamber members are eligible for discounts on auto purchases, computer networking and repair, legal services, advertising and a list of others. In many cases, the discounts offered have the potential to more than repay most annual membership dues. Please go to Member Discount Section of the Gainesville Chamber website to learn more about the available discounts. We want to be a catalyst for growth in member businesses. If you…Read more
Gainesville businesses eager to participate in upcoming event to connect students and parents with arising career opportunities in the region
Students and parents from the Gainesville region are invited to participate in Career Discoveries on Oct. 17 at the Professional Academies Magnet at Loften High School. The purpose of this event is to educate participants on career opportunities and potential career pathways within our community. Several members from the local business community, including RTI Surgical, Kidder Advisers, LLC, Gainesville…Read more
Leadership expert John C. Maxwell comes to Gainesville, FL via inaugural simulcast
Anticipation is building as Friday approaches and Gainesville gets ready to acquire practical tools, attain key takeaways and experience new perspectives on leadership. John C. Maxwell, the No. 1 leadership expert in the world according to the American Management Association and INC. Magazine, will share secrets to living a life of significance as the keynote speaker of Live2Lead: Gainesville. On Oct. 9, LYFEhouse…Read more
Gainesville Area Chamber to Focus on Career Awareness Throughout Manufacturing Month
In observation of Manufacturing Month, sponsored by the Florida Advanced Technological Education Center, the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a suite of events throughout October to recognize the economic contributions of regional manufacturers and raise public awareness about career opportunities in the field. Events will include tours and manufacturing awareness events throughout the region…Read more
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St. Leo University Announces October Events
St. Leo University announces two upcoming events in October! On October 9, join St. Leo University for an event focusing on Mental Health & Education and on October 16 for its Fall Festival from 5-8 p.m…Read more
Dance Alive National Ballet Opens Their 50th Anniversary Season with a Haunted Swan Lake
Perfect for people who love Halloween and love Swan Lake, this production combines a festive modern day Halloween party in the royal castle with the classic beauty of the traditional Swan Lake. Complete with…Read more
Upcoming Community Events
Oct 7 Export University 201: Website Design for a Global Marketplace
Oct 7 Navigating HIPAA Compliance
Oct 9 Live2Lead:Gainesville
Oct 10 Walk To End Alzheimer’s
Oct 24 American Cancer Society’s MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER WALK (5K)
Oct 29 Bodacious Handbag Bingo
Nov 14 American Cancer Society’s BARK FOR LIFE
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