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Local Certified Forester Elected Chairperson of SESAF’s Florida Chapter

Posted on February 8, 2017


Jib Davidson, Certified Forester, is Helping North Florida Environment Grow! Jib Davidson is a busy man. He is the president and Certified Forester for Columbia Timber Company, the president and Broker for United Country Land & Lifestyle Properties and he is one of four national subject matter experts on timberland for over 700 United Country…

2017 Annual Meeting Focuses on Teamwork

Posted on February 7, 2017


At the Gainesville Area Chamber’s 2017 Annual Meeting — presented by CHW — on Jan. 31, 2017 Board Chair Rory Causseaux reviewed the Chamber’s successes over the last year, including the recruitment of 268 new members, the announcement of nearly 700 new jobs and more. Chair Causseaux also recognized the role of earlier successes achieved under…

Walking Together for Stronger, Healthier Babies – March for Babies April 1, 2017

Posted on February 7, 2017


It’s March for Babies season and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce would like you to join our team in support of the March of Dimes. With you on our team, we can give families hope by raising money to fund lifesaving research and programs that help moms and babies. To join our team or…

United Way of North Central Florida is the United Way of the Future

Posted on February 7, 2017


United Way of North Central Florida Director of Development Chris Wells to present for the second time at the annual United Way Worldwide Fundraising for Impact Summit February 6-9 in Phoenix, Arizona. Wells’ presentation will focus on UWNCFL’s Small Business Partnership, a unique program that partners small business owners with United Way to focus their…

A Valentine’s Night at the Museum

Posted on February 7, 2017


Spend Valentine’s evening at the Florida Museum playing trivia! The program fee includes admission to the “Frogs! A Chorus of Colors” exhibit, special activities and a signature cocktail and dessert bar. The museum is open from 7 to 10 p.m. for this event. Trivia begins at 7:30 p.m. The fee is $30 per person or…

Management and Fundraising for Non-Profits

Posted on February 7, 2017


Are you planning a successful 2017 for your non-profit? If so, this is a must attend event! Suzette Wronka, MBA has over 20 years experience working and advising non-profits on accounting, fundraising, and budgeting. Suzette has been Fiscal Director, Senior Accountant and Finance Director to different non-profits such as: Planned Parenthood, SNJ, Massachusetts Association of…

Vale Foods comes to Gainesville on Archer Road

Posted on February 7, 2017


The Drotos Ryals Group of Bosshardt Realty Services, LLC. is pleased to announce that Vale Food Co will be opening a new location in Robbinswood Plaza at 3841 SW Archer Road. They will join an existing tenant lineup including Bento Cafe, Chipotle, Mochi, and Relish. We look forward to their grand opening this spring. Vale…

Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc. would like to announce the following employee promotions

Posted on February 7, 2017


Daryl Williams has been promoted to serve as Director of Information Systems. Daryl has over 27 years of experience in the information technology industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Florida. Elizabeth Kennelley has been promoted to Project Scientist. Elizabeth…

Alachua County Commission Chair Ken Cornell Details County’s Progress with Chamber Members

Posted on February 7, 2017


For the Gainesville Chamber’s first 2017 event in its Distinguished Speaker Series, Alachua County Commission Chair Ken Cornell provided a county update to more than 30 Chamber members over lunch from Southern Charm Kitchen. Commissioner Cornell’s remarks covered plans for infrastructure improvements; Wild Spaces Public Places projects including plans for the County Fairgrounds; economic development efforts…

A Busy Year for Regis HR Group in Gainesville

Posted on February 3, 2017


Regis HR Group, a Florida based (yet nationally present since 2008) company is celebrating their one year anniversary in Gainesville! Thanks to the support of those in the Gainesville community and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, they’re here to stay and have been able to support multiple businesses with all of their HR needs!…

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