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e-Journal 5-24-16: Chamber Open House Today!

e-Journal 5-24-16: Chamber Open House Today!

Gainesville Chamber of Commerce E-Journal

May 24, 2016

Chamber Open House Today!

The Chamber is opening its doors tonight to educate members on how to better engage and maximize their benefits. Attendees also will learn how…Read more

Upcoming Events

May 24 Chamber Open House

May 26 S-Connection – Ribbon Cutting Event

Jun 1 Business Matters Workshop Series 3 of 8

Jun 9 ApexTek Labs – Ribbon Cutting Event

Jun 21 Business Before Hours – Saint Leo University

Jun 28 Export University 101


Apply for Summer Courses at the Gainesville Dev Academy

This summer, do something life-altering for yourself! Become a web or iOS/iPhone developer in 12 weeks. Click here for the application. Gainesville Dev Academy announces the addition of summer immersive classes starting June 6, 2016. We’re offering both the Web Development Course and the iOS/iPhone App Development Course, Monday through Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. Small Classes, Experienced Instructors, 12-week long…Read more

Registration Open for Export University 101

Gain the expert advice your company needs to expand your sales on a global scale! EXPORT UNIVERSITY is a training program developed by the Florida District Export Council in cooperation with the Florida Trade Alliance Partners to help companies begin an export initiative and to gain skills and innovation in their international sales. Delivered by the U.S. Commercial…Read more

Inaugural Gainesville Matchmaker, May 24

The City of Gainesville cordially invites you to the Inaugural Gainesville MatchMaker! Join us as we create a platform for business matchmaking on May 24, 2016 from 3-5 p.m. The event will be held in the City Hall Auditorium located at 200 E. University Ave. Gainesville, FL. Our goal is to assist you in seeking procurement opportunities and connect you with buyers, suppliers, subcontractors, and other agencies in…Read more

Matt Webster to serve as class mentor to Leadership Gainesville 43

Leadership Gainesville, now in its 43rd year, is a ten-month community leadership program designed to identify, educate and develop leadership skills. LG is a combination of in-depth issue seminars and regional issues exposure program. There are only 50 participant slots available for people who hold mid-level management positions, or business owners, and have been identified as having high potential for an executive…Read more

Attention Chamber Members: Save Big at Office Depot

A significant perk of being a Chamber member is the excellent discount program we have negotiated for you with Office Depot. Save on supplies, furniture and more by contacting our local representative, Joanna K. at (904) 412-5772 to get started.

Gainesville Apartment Developer Secures $22M Refinancing Deal

Trimark Properties, a property management company and commercial real estate developer with headquarters in Gainesville, has secured a $22 million refinancing from JP Morgan for three of their apartment complexes: Solaria Luxury Apartments, Savion Park Luxury Apartments, and Tuscana Luxury Apartments. These luxury properties were built between 2014 and 2015, forming a portfolio that provides a walking option to class…Read more

Be a Firefighter for a Day on June 4

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a firefighter? Well here is your chance to come see! Please join us for#MYACFR’s first annual FIREFIGHTER FOR A DAY event. We will have a variety of demonstrations with our burn buildings, fire hoses, extrication equipment, medical equipment, bunker gear, etc. Members of our Local IAFF 3852 union will be there cooking food and firefighters will be on hand to answer all of your…Read more

Hot Jobs from CareerSource North Central Florida

Each week CareerSource North Central Florida staff members identify CURRENT HOT JOBS that employers are eager to fill. If you would like a vacant position to be included on this list, please call (352) 244-5112. For more information, or to apply, visit, which will take you to the statewide job matching database. Choose “Find a Job,” then click “Job Number Search” on the right tab in the search window, and type…Read more

City of Gainesville Commission Meeting Weekly Calendar

See details for this and other city government-related meetings here

Alachua County Meeting Weekly Calendar

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2 College Brothers Moves, Becomes 2 College Brothers Moving and Storage

Local Moving Company 2 College Brothers, Inc, a division of Smarter Moving Solutions LLC has expanded to a 4000 square foot office/warehouse facility located at 605 NW 53rd Ave, Ste. A13, Gainesville, FL 32609. The…Read more

Upcoming Community Events

May 15 – Jun 30 ‘Butterfly Rainforest’, ‘Ranching and Wrangling’ theme begins May 15

May 23 – May 29 Gainesville $5 Taco Week

May 26 HarborChase of Gainesville Presents A Taste of HarborChase: Sliders & Sangria

May 30 – Sep 5 Blue Star Museums May 30- Sept. 5

Jun 4 World Sea Turtle Day Celebration

Jun 7 “Charity Bowl Challenge IV”

Jun 13 – Aug 12 Summer Camps

Jun 13 – Jun 18 Circus Summer Camp

Jun 17 Saint Leo University Career & Volunteer Fair

Jun 18 – Jun 19 Father’s Day Special June 18-19

Jul 8 Creative B Movie Series: “Mothra”

Jul 15 Creative B Movie Series: “Little Shop of Horrors”

Welcome New Members!

Island Grove Wine Company

EigenChem Technologies

Gainesville Green Blasting

Thank You Renewing Members for Your Continued Support!

Affiliated Pet Emergency Services

Alachua Mycro School

Chick-Fil-A – Archer Rd

Horizon Realty of Alachua, Inc

Deren Land Surveying, LLC

Dos Mamas

ElderCare of Alachua County

Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc.

Gainesville Job Corps Center

Johnson & Fletcher Insurance Agency

Sandvik Mining & Construction

University of Florida

Wahoo Seafood Grill

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