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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
                                                           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24, 2020  Saint Leo University-Gainesville Operating Remotely, Classes Now Online    Staff Ready to Assist Prospective, Current Students During COVID-19 PandemicGAINESVILLE – Saint Leo University officials extended the university’s online course delivery for the remainder of the spring terms and have ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Education
Thursday, March 19, 2020
(Gainesville, Fl.) - Today, the Community Foundation of North Central Florida announced the launch of an emergency relief initiative to help sustain area nonprofits taxed by unprecedented strains on their services and operations because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Community Foundation has repurposed its annual day of giving website, theamazinggive.org, into the Amazing Give Emergency Relief ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, March 19, 2020
MIAMI – Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced that small businesses located in the State of Florida adversely impacted by COVID-19 can now apply for disaster loans. For small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations, the SBA is offering Economic Injury Disaster Loans to help meet working ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community, Economic
Thursday, March 19, 2020
In order to help protect our community against the spread of COVID-19, the City of Gainesville’s Regional Transportation System will implement additional changes to bus routes beginning Monday, March 23. RTS bus service will end daily at 11 p.m. In addition, bus service has been suspended on Routes 39, 76 and 800. To facilitate social distancing, buses will operate with no more than 50 percent ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
The Salvation Army will be offering a 5K virtual race fundraiser during the month of April. Registrants for Operation Stomp Out: A Virtual Run for Real Results will receive a T-shirt, Participants will run or walk at their own pace, record their times and submit them to The Salvation Army. When we receive the times, we will award each participant who completes the run a medal. “We are very ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United Way of North Central Florida Launches “United We Care” Emergency Relief Fund GAINESVILLE, FL  In light of the recent COVID-19 situation, United Way of North Central Florida (UWNCFL) has launched the United We Care Emergency Relief Fund to support our nonprofit Community Impact Partners as they serve affected community members. As we know many residents of North ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Sunday, March 15, 2020
For the first time, the state of Florida is regulating hemp-derived CBD products. On January 2 2020, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) passed a new bill initiating mandatory inspections for all CBD retailers in the state. It is now mandatory that all Florida businesses selling hemp-derived products pass FDACS inspection to obtain a permit to sell CBD. This new ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, March 05, 2020
HILTON UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA CONFERENCE CENTER GAINESVILLE  Upscale Full-Service Hotel Announces New Business Community Travel Plan  GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA – MARCH 3, 2020 Having recently hosted the incredible annual Greater Gainesville Chamber Business Awards dinner, where area businesses are recognized for their role in helping our region become the global hub of talent, innovation, and ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, March 02, 2020
The Chamber hosted Gainesville City Manager Lee Feldman as our first Distinguished Speaker of 2020 at the GRU Eastside Operations Center on Monday, February 24. Lee told the capacity crowd—the venue had to be changed twice to fit our guests—a little about himself and the substantial experience he brings to Gainesville. He then outlined his priorities, including building community, reinvigorating ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber
Monday, March 02, 2020
Tioga Town Center welcomes Ensō, A Healthier Nail Boutique, featuring the first of its kind nail services in the Greater Gainesville region.  Gainesville, Fla. —Ensō, A Healthier Nail Boutique, is now under construction at the award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center where their new 1,210 square foot space will reside, located at 13005 SW 1st Road, Suite 133, in Newberry Florida. Ensō ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, February 21, 2020
The InterMed Group, a Granite Bridge Partners company, today announced the acquisition of Sigma Imaging Technologies, a New Jersey-based provider of imaging system services. Established as an expert in MRI/CT/PET imaging technology, Sigma’s core services include preventive and corrective maintenance, MRI magnet services, and part repair.  Sigma is also a highly reputable provider of MRI/CT/PET ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Monday, February 17, 2020
This month Butler Enterprises begins its multi-part project to bring public art to the Gainesville shopping experience. A vision of developer Deborah Butler, a patron of the Harn Museum and past two-time President of the Phillips Center for Performing Arts, this “art walk” experience will feature local and national artists creating one-of-a-kind works on various walls and surfaces in and around ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, January 27, 2020
They teach different subjects at different grade levels at different schools, but the three finalists for Alachua County’s Teacher of the Year program all have a similar philosophy--their students need to know that their teachers care about them. Elementary School Teacher of the Year Kasey Norris is in her second year as a 5th-grade teacher at Alachua Elementary School, but she’s been working ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TradePMR, a technology and custodial services provider, has been named a winner of the 2019 Excellence in Customer Service Award presented by Business Intelligence Group. TradePMR was one of seven small businesses from across the globe that was recognized as organization of the year for providing a differentiated level of customer ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release