Home » News

Thank You for Being Local Lifesavers

Posted on February 9, 2017

As we head into the new year, LifeSouth would like to thank all the Gainesville businesses and organizations that hosted blood drives with LifeSouth Community Blood Centers for being lifesaving partners. In our community last year 20,556 blood donations helped patients at UF Health Shands Hospital, North Florida Regional Medical Center and the Malcom Randall…

GHA Celebrates Black History Month

Posted on February 9, 2017

Black History Month is an annual celebration of African American achievements and a time to recognize their influential role in U.S. history. In honor of Black History month, Gainesville Housing Authority (GHA) will be hosting its first “Black History Celebration” event on Saturday, February 25th, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and the Gainesville Technology…

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…

Engage in Our Business Community

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

Become A Member