Final eJournal of 2015, Chamber Closed Dec. 24, Reopens Jan. 5
This is the final eJournal issue of 2015. You can expect your next Chamber e-Journal to arrive on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The Gainesville Chamber’s offices will be closed beginning December 24 and reopening on January 4. From all of us at the Chamber, we wish you a safe and special Happy Holidays, and look forward to continuing to serve your business in 2016.
Congratulations to the 2015 Public Leadership Institute Graduates
The Gainesville Area Chamber is pleased to announce the graduation of the class members of the 2015 Public Leadership Institute Class 3. The graduates are: Scott Arvin of Matchmaker Realty, Frank Avery of CareerSource North Central Florida, Jason Gonos of Power Production Management, Summer Griggs, Adams & Griggs, P.A., Ron Lieberman, Immediate Past President of the Florida Home Builders Association, Ryan…Read more
City of Gainesville Commission Meeting Weekly Calendar
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Alachua County Meeting Weekly Calendar
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Chamber Member Anniversaries
Congratulations are in order for Chamber members celebrating anniversaries. From new businesses to companies that have called Gainesville home for generations, these members daily embody the innovative spirit of our region. We hope you will join us in thanking them for the commitment they have demonstrated to the Gainesville area as Chamber members and wish them many more years of success! 45 Years: Scarborough…Read more
Hosting Opportunity: Business Before Hours
How would you like to showcase your business to 35-50 Chamber members? Business Before Hours provides a structured, yet relaxed environment for making effective connections within the Chamber business community. There are currently a few opportunities remaining for 2016 to host this event at your place of business. For more information contact Steve Cannon, Senior Director of Membership at email@example.com.
What’s New at Celebration Pointe?
With a dynamic mix of outlet retail, dining, office, residential and entertainment, Celebration Pointe is set to offer Gainesville a welcoming, walkable environment where residents and tourists alike can celebrate life moments. See the latest on the project here…Read more
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Gateway Bank of Central Florida Announces Appointment of Debbie E. Berdy To The Fiduciary Board of Directors
Thomas D. Ingram, Gateway Bank of Central Florida, Chief Executive Officer announced Debbie E. Berdy to the Fiduciary Board of Directors. Berdy is the Founder/CEO and Partner of Contemporary…Read more
Florida Museum closed Jan. 10-12 and Feb. 22-24, 2016
The Florida Museum of Natural History, including the Butterfly Rainforest exhibit, will be closed Jan. 10-12 and Feb. 22-24, 2016, for preventative fumigation to protect its Lepidoptera collections…Read more
Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida’s Third Annual Sporting Clays Tournament
The Third Annual Sporting Clays Tournament benefiting RMHCNCF will be held on Friday, January 29, 2016 at Bradford Sportmen’s Farm. Featured activities include both a silent and live auction as well as lunch catered by…Read more
Millions of Songs Available Free with your Alachua County Library District library card
Download new music to your playlist – free with your Alachua County Library District library card. More than eight million songs are ready to download now from the library’s Freegal music collection. Library cardholders…Read more
Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation Plans Showcase of Arts and Parks
The newly formed Gainesville Arts & Parks (GAP) Foundation, Inc. is having its community launch Friday, Jan 8 from 6-8 p.m. at the Historic Thomas Center, which is located at 302 NE Sixth Ave. The event…Read more
United Way of North Central Florida’s 4th Annual Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots Serves 66% More Families in 2015
On Sunday, December 13, United Way of North Central Florida handed out toys to the parents of just over 750 Alachua County children – that’s a 66% increase in the number of families served…Read more
Upcoming Community Events
Jan 8 Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation Showcase
Jan 30 – Jan 31 Laughs Take a Holiday
Welcome New Members!
Florida Fun Bikes
Gadgets & Gold
One Love Cafe
The Bank Bar and Lounge
Thank You Renewing Members for Your Continued Support!
Central Florida Drywall and Plastering, Inc.
CHW Professional Consultants
Columbia Bank Gainesville Loan Production Office
Community Foundation of North Central Florida
Creative Counseling Services
Dell Graham, P.A.
Donna Cohen Classic Design, LLC
Florida Pest Control
Molly Maid of Gainesville
Park Avenue Dental
Richardson & Ellison, CPA’s
Santa Fe College
Gainesville Dermatology & Skin Surgery, PA
Showcase Enterprises Inc.
Solar Impact, Inc.
Cox Business Services
American Red Cross of North Central Florida
George F. Young, Inc.
BMW of Gainesville
Capital City Bank
Carpets Plus Color Tile
Chick-fil-A Oaks Mall
Girls Place Inc
North Central Florida Planning Council
North Central Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Association
Rosselle Consulting, Inc.
The Business Report of NCFL
Student Maid, Inc.
The Orthopaedic Institute