News for Community

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
Friday, June 21, 2019
The Collier Companies Founder & Chairman, Nathan S. Collier, has introduced the Collier Challenge to the city of Gainesville, Florida, and fans of The Hippodrome Theater, (“The Hipp”).  The iconic local jewel is a staple in the arts community and shares a special place in the heart of the Developer, Nathan S. Collier. The Collier Challenge: Hippodrome 2029 officially began on April 29th, to the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office has begun a County-wide education campaign to notify and inform short-term rental hosts (who are listing their properties on rental booking platforms) about their responsibility regarding Tourist Development Taxes. It is required that all short-term rental (six months or less) providers collect Tourist Development Tax and file a return with the Tax ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
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
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
Monday, June 10, 2019
The Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention is pleased to announce the Norman Studios presents The Flying Ace exhibition that will be at the Cade Museum from June 15th through August 18th. An exhibit preview event will be held at the Cade on June 14th from 6:00-8:00 pm. Learn more and register for the exhibit preview at bit.ly/theflyingace (free event for Cade members). The Norman Studios Presents ...read more
Categories: 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
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