Home » News

Alachua Habitat for Humanity’s New Weekday Team Build Program

Posted on March 14, 2017

If you are a manager or business owner and are looking for a unique team building experience that also benefits our community, then Alachua Habitat for Humanity’s new weekday team building program is a perfect fit! Building together on Habitat home construction sites strengthens relationships, creates memories, develops leadership skills, encourages positive communication, and builds…

CareerSource NCFL Launches Startup Quest® – Applications Available Now

Posted on March 14, 2017

CareerSource North Central Florida will launch the 2017 Gainesville edition of Startup Quest®, a nationally-recognized 10-week entrepreneurship training program, at an Information Workshop on April 12 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Wyndham Garden Gainesville at 2900 SW 13th Street.  The program is available to all residents of Alachua and Bradford counties interested…

Dance Alive National Ballet Presents Firebird

Posted on March 3, 2017

“Fantasy, magic and the gods take the stage with an exotic and brilliant display of dance.” Four brilliant works by four different choreographers – FIREBIRD, APOLLO, LATIN AMERICAN SYMPHONETTE and ROMEO AND JULIET PASDE DEUX – AND spectacular dancing by the cast of outrageously talented Dance Alive National Ballet dancers. WHAT: FIREBIRD WHEN: March 17…

Players Wanted for the 2017 GAP Charity Golf Scramble

Posted on March 1, 2017

Calling All Golfers! The Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP) is looking for people who love the links and want to help local youth. GAP is holding its second annual Charity Golf Scramble Friday, March 10 at Ironwood Golf Course, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the best Audubon…

Early Voting Begins March 6, 2017

Posted on March 1, 2017

The Supervisor of Elections office announced Early Voting days for the upcoming March 14th City of Gainesville Regular Election. Early voting begins Monday, March 6th, and runs through Saturday, March 11th. Any voter may vote at any one of the three Early Voting sires, and all precinct ballots are available at each location. The Early…

Stem Ready Reverse Job Fair

Posted on March 1, 2017

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, join CareerSource North Central Florida from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as we flip the table on the traditional job fair. CareerSource NCFL is recruiting up to 100 current STEM Ready participants to table for employers at the Gainesville Career Center, located at 10 NW 6th Street in Gainesville, Florida. Stem…

Gainesville Black Professionals Presents a Hands On Social Media and Internet Workshop

Posted on March 1, 2017

Gainesville Black Professionals, Inc. is hosting a hands-on social media and internet interactive workshop on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The workshop is a results-oriented social media and internet course for professionals, entrepreneurs and business owners. It is designed to help business professionals from all backgrounds and industries, as well…

Plantation on Crystal River Announces New Ownership

Posted on February 27, 2017

Plantation on Crystal River was recently purchased by the Atlanta-based Kingwood International Resorts. The company also owns and operates the Kingwood Country Club & Golf Resort in Clayton, Georgia. Also in Kingwood’s portfolio is the Achasta Golf Resort community located in Dahlonega,Georgia, home to the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, both inNorth Georgia. The…

P.F. Chang’s Signs as First Restaurant Anchor at Butler Town Center

Posted on February 16, 2017

P.F. Chang’s has signed as the first restaurant anchor at Butler Town Center, the urban-style phase of The Neighborhoods of Butler, developer Butler Enterprises announced today. The internationally renowned 5,600 square-foot upscale Asian bistro will join Whole Foods Market in anchoring the mixed-use Butler Town Center. Whole Foods Market is projected to open in winter…

UF Applications hit a record high

Posted on February 16, 2017

Applications to the University of Florida reached a new record this year, with more than 34,000 prospective students vying for admission during the summer and fall semesters of 2017. This year’s total application number – 34,553 – represents a nearly 8 percent increase over last year’s total of 32,026. Of those who applied for summer…

Engage in Our Business Community

Put the Greater Gainesville Chamber to work for your business now.

Become A Member