eJournal 9-13-2016: Congratulations Gainesville Dev Academy Summer Web Development GraduatesSeptember 13th, 2016 by gainesvillechamber
Congratulations Gainesville Dev Academy Summer Web Development Graduates
The Gainesville Dev Academy recently had a graduation ceremony for participants in its Summer Web Development Course at the Santa Fe College Center for Innovation and Economic Development (CIED) in downtown Gainesville. Attendees heard from special guest speaker David Day, Asst. Vice President and Director of the University of…Read more
Sept. 14 R&D Taxt Credit Seminar
Sept. 15 Hunger Action Day
Oct. 10-12 2016 Intercity Leadership Trip to Austin, TX
Gainesville Ranked Among Top College Towns
Online lifestyle publication PureWow.com recently ranked Gainesville No. 16 among the top 19 college towns in America…Read more
2016 Cox Communications Battle of the Bands on Oct. 1
The Cox Communications Battle of the Bands, produced by Leadership Gainesville Class 40 and benefitting the Education Foundation’s Take Stock in Children, will take place on October 1, 2016 at the Tioga Town Center from 4 to 9 p.m. The event will feature seven local bands that will compete for a prize package worth over $5000 including a Recording Package from SkyLab Studios! The event will be FREE and open to the public and will feature a live auction, food trucks and vendors, regular and adult beverages provided by Fluid Lounge/WOB and so much more! Follow the Event on Facebook
Take the Florida Chamber’s Business Climate Survey
Relative to many other states, Florida is consistently ranked as one of the best places to do business and its job growth currently outpaces the rest of the nation. But just how competitive is Florida’s business climate and how can it be improved to help grow and diversify our economy? To help the Florida Chamber’s Economic Development Task Force make Florida more competitive, please provide your input by taking this survey.
Deadline Extended for Intercity Leadership Exchange Reservations
The deadline has been extended for the upcoming Oct. 10-12 Intercity Exchange trip to Austin, TX. This is one Leadership trip you do not want to miss out on. Our delegation will bring back innovative ideas and new perspectives as we continue to “Transform Greater Gainesville” and further our area’s community and business progress…Read more
Need a Speaker for your Next Meeting? Call the Chamber
The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce has launched a speakers’ bureau with a goal of reaching out to community organizations and partners to share our mission, vision and activities, illustrate how our work relates to the community at-large, and learn more about the priorities of other groups. At this time, speaker participation is limited to members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. For more information, or if you are interested in having a Chamber Board member come speak…Read more
Regional Business Before Hours is Today
Sponsored by Campus USA Credit Union, this event is organized in partnership with the Alachua Chamber, the High Springs Chamber, The Hawthorne Chamber and the Newberry-Jonesville Chamber, providing an opportunity for members of the different regional chambers to network together. Participation in our Regional Business Before Hours is included in your Chamber Membership. Seating is limited to 100 people and registration is required.Click here to register
Business Celebrations: Ribbon Cutting Tomorrow at Jersey Mike’s
Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of Jersey Mike’s Subs with a Ribbon Cutting Event. Jersey Mike’s Subs is the newest location to open in the Butler Plaza North expansion. The event will include a fundraiser for Relay for Life. While supplies last, if you make a minimum $2.00 donation, you will receive a coupon for a free sub.
September’s Chamber After Hours, Thursday
Join us for a Chamber After Hours event at the brand new UF Health Emergency Center, Kanapaha.
Chamber Membership Anniversaries
Congratulations are in order for the following Chamber members who are celebrating a membership anniversary. These members embody the innovative spirit as economic drivers of our region. We hope you will join us in thanking them for the commitment they have demonstrated to the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce as members who support our vision to be the global hub of talent, innovation…Read More
Join us for the R&D Tax Credit Seminar, Sept. 14
Adam Weems of TRCG Advisors, LLC will present on the Research and Development Tax Credit, which has seen several significant enhancements recently. Under the new law, the R&D Credit is now much more beneficial to start-up and early stage companies. The new law will allow a wider range of maturing companies to take advantage of the Credit as well. During the presentation, Adam will…Read more
Participate in the 2016 UPS X-Port Challenge!
UPS is conducting multiple** UPS X-PORT Challenges in 2016, competitive events that help local businesses connect to the world. This exclusive UPS competition gives your business the chance to showcase your product(s) and gain access to tools and resources you need to grow globally…Click here for more info
Hot Jobs from CareerSource North Central Florida
Each week CareerSource North Central Florida staff members identify CURRENT HOT JOBS that employers are eager to fill. If you would like a vacant position to be included on this list, please call (352) 244-5112. For more information, or to apply, visit www.EmployFlorida.com, which will take you to the statewide job matching database. Choose “Find a Job,” then click “Job Number Search” on the right tab in the search window, and type…View Hot Jobs Here
City of Gainesville Commission Meeting Weekly Calendar
Alachua County Meeting Weekly Calendar
CPPI Wins Contract to Construct UF’s Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, and Orthopaedics facility
The University of Florida recently selected Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) as the Construction Manager for the forthcoming $29 million Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, and Orthopedics facility.The UF Health Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, and Orthopaedics building (referred to as “OOO”) is projected to be a 4-story, approximately 85,000-100,000 SF state-of-the-art multidisciplinary facility engaged in teaching…Read More
Buy a Raffle Ticket to Help Fund Target Training Solutions’ Communications Academy
The privately-funded Communications Academy aims to develop skills and interest the young men at the Reichert House Youth Academy. Select students are taught the basics of video/sound production, A/V production and website design. Enter our raffle to not only help fund the program but win some amazing prizes! The Grand Prize is either a Harley Davidson Motorcycle valued at $15,000 or $10,000 cash. Only 400 tickets are available at $100 per ticket. Click here
3rd Annual Island Grove Wine Company Fall Festival & Sangria 5K Dash, Oct. 29
This year’s Island Grove Wine Festival will be at the winery and our beautiful on-property authentic cracker house. In the yard of the house, shaded by many hundred-year-old oaks, we will have the vendors, food, activities, live-music, wine tastings, a car show and more! The Race begins at 8 a.m. and the festival is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m…Register here
Free Event: Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft, Sept. 19
The Alachua County Library District is partnering with the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association to present the Law in the Library: Identity Theft: Not Just a Marketing Gimmick on Monday, September 19, 6 p.m. at the Headquarters Library, 401 E. University Avenue. Attorney Judy Collins, Esq., of Three Rivers Legal Services, will define what identity theft is and discuss: How does identity theft occur, how do you prevent it and what do you do if your identity is stolen? What types of scams may be used to access your personal information?
Swamp City Sirens vs. Rolling Valkyries, Sept. 17
It’s the return of GRR’s Swamp City Sirens as they go head to head against The Rolling Valkyries in a home bout you don’t want to miss! The bout is at the Martin Luther King Jr Multipurpose Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Get your tickets from Volta Coffee, Tea and Chocolate, Sweet Dreams Ice Cream, Wild Iris Books, or your favorite derby girl. As always, kids 12 and under get in FREE!…Read More
Welcoming Week in Gainesville!
Are you free on September 22 at 5 p.m.? Come join us for the first Welcoming Week in Gainesville! Welcoming Week is an event celebrated by all Welcoming Cities and Counties in the nation and is meant to highlight the contributions of immigrants to our communities, and to offer an opportunity to learn more about migration and what it is like for refugees and immigrants who try to make a new…Read More
Upcoming Community Events
May 29 – Jan 17 Florida Museum’s new featured exhibit ‘Wicked Plants’ now open
Welcome New Members!
Thank You Renewing Members for Your Continued Support!
Contemporary Management Concepts
D.L. Hulse Consulting
Florida Wildlife Care Center
Gainesville House of Beer
Godwin Green Roofing
Gore-Rabell Real Estate
GSE Engineering & Consulting
KISS 105.3/WYKS FM
Mark’s Prime Steakhouse
McCoy Mini Storage
My Healthcare Federal Credit Union
Nosa, Gabriel DDS
Robin S. Larson, DMD, PA
Weseman, Warner W.
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