The House and Senate have both passed their versions of the next state budget, with the Senate budget totaling $80.97 billion, $1 billion more than the House. After the two chambers’ leaders agree on dollar allocations for the various parts of the budget, budget conference committee meetings will begin to negotiate the differences. Conference meetings could start as soon as early next week. The Tax Cut package approved by the House…Read more
City of Gainesville Commission Meeting Weekly Calendar
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Alachua County Meeting Weekly Calendar
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Novorossiisk, Russia Chamber of Commerce President Visits Gainesville
The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted Novorossiisk, Russia Chamber of Commerce President, Igor Zharinov. Zharinov visited Gainesville Feb. 18 -20, 2016 as part of the Sister City Program. Novorossiisk and Gainesville has been engaged in sister city activities since 1982. During his visit Zharinov met with Mayor Ed Braddy, representatives from the University of Florida and the Santa Fe College CIED. On Friday…Read more
Business Celebrations: Business Before Hours Today and Ribbon Cutting this week at Scuba Monkey Dive Center
Join us to celebrate the expansion of Scuba Monkey Dive Center with a Ribbon Cutting Celebration! Come check out their full service dive shop that features scuba/snorkeling sales, service and rentals. This outdoor center also offers apparel, underwater photography gear, nautical themed jewelry, souvenirs and beach products. They also offer a wide array of classes, trips and events. This event will include…Read more
Attention Foodies: Check out Mid-Day Meetups!
Your Gainesville Chamber is always at work for you. We know you are swamped with work, and that, when you’re running a business, deciding where to have lunch means one more decision. That’s why the Chamber will be offering Mid-Day Meetup suggestions. The community will be able to check out the Chamber’s Facebook, Twitter or Meetup feeds for a daily suggestion on where they can “meet-up” for lunch. Think about…Read more
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Over the last century, our world has seen some of the most influential leaders, including Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Steve Jobs. What connects these individuals is not merely their achievements, but the ways in…Read more
Industry Players Join Forces to Launch Combined Brand
Long-term industry stalwarts InterMed Biomedical, InterMed Ultrasound, InterMed Nuclear Medicine, and InterMed X-Ray have joined forces with premier financial player Wafra Partners, LLC to form The InterMed…Read more
Gainesville Harley-Davidson Celebrates 23 Years
Join the Gainesville Harley-Davidson family for their 23rd Birthday Bash Saturday, February 27, 12-4 p.m. Homemade fish & chips and dessert, live music from the South Street Band, ice cold beer, prizes, games…Read more
Upcoming Community Events
Mar 6 Ask a Scientist: Geology
Mar 12 Can You Dig It?
Mar 21-25 Florida Museum Spring Break Camps
Mar 22 77th Cattleman’s Banquet
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North Central Florida Apartment Association
Audi of Gainesville
West Networks, LLC
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A Candies Limo and Charter Bus
Kitchen & Spice and other things nice
Partners Insurance Agency
Treweek Insurance Agency
Advantage Media Promotions
Allen Law Firm, P.A.
Best Water Solutions
Gainesville Apartment & Condominium Guide
Info Tech, Inc.
Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
Pinners Fine Shoes
The UPS Store – Tower Square