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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!…

Company Highlight: 2016 Minority-Owned Business of the Year, Florida Fun Bikes

Posted on February 3, 2017

To share their unique insights on business excellence and community stewardship, the Chamber is highlighting each of the 2016 Business Awards winners. This week, we feature the 2016 Minority-Owned Business of the Year Florida Fun Bikes. You can also learn more about Florida Fun Bikes here. What is special about Florida Fun Bikes? Florida Fun…

Florida Credit Union Announces New Branch in the Butler North Plaza

Posted on February 1, 2017

Florida Credit Union is proud to announce the opening of its newest branch at 2803 SW 42nd Street, Suite 10 in the Butler North Plaza in Gainesville. Florida Credit Union (FCU) is a full-service financial institution with more than 80,000 members in north and central Florida. The new branch, which will be the fourth location…

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