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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
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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 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
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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
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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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