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East Side High School Seeking Volunteers for Hidden Figures Field Trip

Posted on February 14, 2017

Dr. Edwards, the Assistant Principal at Eastside High School, are seeking volunteers to chaperone and/or lead a breakout session for the movie Hidden Figures. They plan to take 100 9th grade girls to see the movie on Friday, February 17th, from 8:30 am – 2:40 pm. The breakout session will be between 1:35 pm to…

Chamber Member Anniversaries

Posted on February 14, 2017

Congratulations are in order for our following members who are celebrating a membership anniversary with The Gainesville Area Chamber. 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 as members who support…

Chamber Conducts Media Tour to Market Greater Gainesville

Posted on February 14, 2017

On February 9th through 10th, several national media representatives toured several companies, incubators and an education institution to gather multiple perspectives on why certain businesses thrive in Greater Gainesville. The tour was divided into two tracks with one focusing on technology companies and the other focusing on life sciences companies. The visit was conducted in…

Leadercast – Powered by Purpose

Posted on February 13, 2017

The Gainesville Chamber and Advantage Media Promotions are partnering together for the seventh year in bringing Leadercast to Gainesville. We have a unique opportunity to attend a special kick-off luncheon on Tuesday, February 21st to meet Duane Cummings, CEO of Leadercast, at The Rock School, 11:30a-1p. Duane will share his thoughts on creating and changing…

March for Babies 2017 – Join Us!

Posted on February 13, 2017

Walking in March for Babies is a great way to raise awareness about the hundreds of thousands of babies born prematurely or with birth defects. But to make a real impact on improving babies’ health, we need to first raise money. You can do it! Fundraising is fast and easy, and great tools are available…

“You’re Hired” Diversity in the Workplace Event

Posted on February 10, 2017

Are you interested in increasing the diversity in your workplace and hiring employees who can make tremendous contributions to your organization? An amazing yet underutilized group of people are those with disabilities. Therefore, it is with much joy and pleasure that I invite you, on behalf of the University of Florida’s Disability Resource Center and…

BBVA Compass Career Open House Feb. 16

Posted on February 10, 2017

BBVA Compass is looking for top talent for positions within the Retail Branch Network! BBVA is seeking high-performing and high-potential candidates interested in the financial services industry. BBVA wants to help you begin your career with a global financial institution that believes in teamwork and ethical decision making and stands behind its long-term vision to…

Walking Tour Event to Highlight Science, History and Art in the Depot Avenue Area

Posted on February 10, 2017

The 3rd Annual walking tour between the Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center, and the Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention will highlight the theme “Science, History and Art are Never Apart” on Feb. 25, 2017 from 1 to 4 p.m. This event will be open and free to the public. “Cotton to the Cade”…

Company Highlight: 2016 BioScience Company of the Year, AGTC

Posted on February 10, 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 BioScience Company of the Year, AGTC. You can also learn more about AGTC here.   What is special about AGTC? At AGTC, we strive to ensure that all employees…

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching for March 14, 2017 City of Gainesville Election

Posted on February 9, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017 is the last day to register to vote for the March 14, 2017 City of Gainesville Election. A voter in this election must reside within the Gainesville city limits. Voters already registered are encouraged to verify and update their registration status online at by clicking on the link, “My Registration…

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