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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Plans for the massive redevelopment of two local elementary schools have taken a major step forward thanks to the state’s approval of the district’s proposal to demolish sixteen existing buildings at those schools.  The Florida Department of Education (DOE) has given Alachua County Public Schools the go-ahead to demolish eleven buildings at Metcalfe Elementary school, including classroom ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:                                  Gainesville Regional Airport                                                  Erin Porter, Manager, Marketing & Public Relations                                                           (352) 373-0249 ext. 112  cell: (352) 681-6786 or Erin.Porter@flygainesville.comGAINESVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT TO HOST TSA Pre?® MOBILE RV ENROLLMENT ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Sunday, August 11, 2019
FLORIDA – (PR NEWSWIRE) - Blue Water Vaccines, a Cincinnati-based biotechnology startup, has signed an agreement with Ology Bioservices, Inc. to manufacture a novel universal influenza vaccine. The vaccine, based on technology licensed from the prestigious University of Oxford in the UK, has shown promising results in a preclinical study done by Oxford researchers.  •    Vaccine based on ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
The Collier Companies (TCC) one of the largest private providers of student housing in the nation, has announced major organizational leadership changes.  Effective July 19, 2019, long-standing CEO, J. Andrew Hogshead, will take on the role of President of Collier Enterprises as he centers his energy on TCC’s ‘2X’ initiative to double in size by ramping up its development pipeline.  A graduate ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
“Best Company to Work For” The Cheesecake Factory Now Hiring for New Gainesville Location Restaurant officially opens to the public on September 17, 2019  WHAT: The Cheesecake Factory®, named to the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list for six consecutive years, is opening a new location in Gainesville this September, and is looking to hire more than 300 passionate staff members to ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Destin, FL  – The 2019 Florida Sports Summit hosted by the Florida Sports Foundation (FSF), the state’s leading sports promotion and development organization, brought together representatives from Florida’s 31 sports commissions and sporting events rights holders from around the Sunshine State, United States, and even Colombia.  The Summit featured presentations, certifications courses, and a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Community
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
GAINESVILLE, Fla,– The Gainesville Sports Commission (GSC) would like to welcome our newest team member: Ashley Monaghan! Ashley will be joining the GSC team as our new Events Manager. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, Ashley will plan and oversee every aspect of all assigned events, report on event outcomes and serve as the liaison to organizations hosting events within the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Cityof Waldo— aha Pure Foods (or just “aha’), food manufacturer of vegan, non gmo, plant-based soup was founded in 2015 in Gainesville, Florida and incubated at UF Innovate | The Hub. Since their formation, their product has been stocked in major grocery chains such as Lucky’s and Ward’s. aha was the recipient of the 2018 Cox Business: Get Started Gainesville Pitch Competition. Their most recent ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber
Monday, June 10, 2019
Media Advisory – June 7, 2019  Waldo, Fla. – The Alachua County Library District invites community members to celebrate the Waldo Branch Grand Opening at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8 at 15150 NE U.S. Highway 301.  The new space is approximately five times larger than the current location. The branch will be housed in a former Dollar General Store, which was reimagined by architect Paul Stresing ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, May 17, 2019
GAINESVILLE, Fla.— (May 17, 2019) This May, Infinite Energy—Gainesville’s only privately-owned natural gas and electricity provider—celebrates 25 years of being in business. “We couldn’t imagine calling anywhere but Gainesville home,” said Darin Cook, co-founder and co-CEO of the company. “We’re so proud to be part of this community, and we hope we’ll be fortunate enough to enjoy many more years ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
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