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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…

Startup Job & Internship Fair

Posted on February 1, 2017

Startup Job & Internship Fair Have you considered working as an entrepreneur or with a startup? If so, join the UF Career Resource Center, the Entrepreneurship Club and UF Innovation Academy on Tuesday, February 7 for the Startup Job and Internship Fair from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Reitz Union North Entrance on UF’s…

Fun for Kids at Oak Hall School

Posted on January 31, 2017

Oak Hall School invites families with Children ages 3 and 4 to join us for fun activities using red, white and blue on Feb. 23rd from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Go to to reserve your spot. Space is limited. 77 SW 14th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32607. More information here.

Bread of the Mighty to Host Empty Bowls

Posted on January 31, 2017

Bread of the Mighty will host Empty Bowls on Thursday, April 27 from 5-7:30 p.m. Admission includes a simple, but delicious bowl of soup provided by Chick-Fil-A Oaks Mall, bread, fruit, a beverage & a handcrafted ceramic bowl. A Silent Auction and Tricky Tray basket auction will also be offered. Purchase tickets at or…

Florida Museum’s new featured exhibit ‘Frogs!’ now open

Posted on January 31, 2017

Visitors can experience the musical, multicolored world of frogs at the Florida Museum of Natural History’s new featured exhibition “Frogs! A Chorus of Colors.” Featuring live frog and toad species, this interactive exhibit on display through Sept. 4 gives guests a new appreciation of the vocal amphibians. Admission is $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for Florida…

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

Posted on January 31, 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”…

Education Foundation Mentor Recruitment (TSIC)

Posted on January 31, 2017

The Education Foundation of Alachua County’s Take Stock in Children program is looking for volunteer mentors! Take Stock in Children provides support to low-income, at-risk students in our community by providing them with case management, academic support and a volunteer mentor. If the students maintain academic standards, stay drug-and crime-free and meet with their mentor…

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