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e-Journal 7-6-16: Chamber Launches District 1 Business Council

e-Journal 7-6-16: Chamber Launches District 1 Business Council

Gainesville Chamber of Commerce E-Journal

July 6, 2016

Chamber Launches District 1 Business Council

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce is calling on businesses located in the City of Gainesville’s District 1 to serve on its newly created District 1 Business Council. The Chamber’s Board of Directors recently cast a unanimous vote to create the District 1 Business Council in response to a need voiced by leaders-in particular, Gainesville City Commissioner…Read more

Upcoming Events

Jul 7 DaVita Dialysis – Ribbon Cutting Event

Jul 12 Lunch & Learn on Wealth & Finance Management

Jul 19 Business Before Hours – Best Western Hotel

Jul 27

Aug 3 Business Matters Workshop Series 4 of 8


Chamber Now Accepting 2017 Board Member Nominations

The Nominating Committee is now accepting recommendations for Chamber Board of Directors members for the 2017 calendar year. Board director terms are a three-year commitment. All nominations are due to the Chamber no later than July 25, 2016, at which time the Nominating Committee will review the candidates. A slate of new directors will be proposed at the August 25, 2016…Read more

AxoGen, Inc. Added to Russell 2000 Index

AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AXGN), a leader in developing and marketing innovative surgical solutions for peripheral nerve injuries, today announced that the company has been added to the Russell 2000® Index, following the annual reconstitution of the Russell U.S. and global equity indexes. “We are pleased that AxoGen has been added as a member of the Russell 2000®,” commented Karen Zaderej…Read more

Medical Supply Startup Options Medical LLC Relocates into Customized, State-of-the-Art Office Space in Innovation Square

Successful healthcare supply startup Options Medical LLC recently announced a deal with Gainesville commercial real estate developer and property management company, Trimark Properties, for a newly-renovated, custom-built office space in Innovation Square. The Gainesville-based startup, a supply company for medical, dental, and hospital equipment originating in 2012, moved…Read more

United Way of NCFL Announces FY17-19 Funded Programs

United Way of North Central Florida is pleased to announce its FY17-19 funded program investments in core areas including education, income, health and immediate needs. The entire list of funded programs totals $3 million dollars over three years – one of the longest funding commitments of any United Way in the state…Read more

Gainesville Delegation of Leaders Travels to Boston

A group of Gainesville business and community leaders traveled to Boston June 26 – 28 to market the Greater Gainesville region. Three teams of advocates met with major corporations, entrepreneurs, investors and industry groups. They also toured the Devens Community, Cambridge Innovation Center, and District Hall to learn best practices to bring back to our region. The Chamber was pleased to take 12 dynamic delegates to Boston…Read more

Florida Chamber of Commerce Analysis on the Impact of Brexit

Last week the Florida Chamber of Commerce released a statement from Dr. Jerry Parrish, Chief Economist for the Florida Chamber Foundation, regarding the UK’s vote to leave the European Union….Read more

Lunch & Learn on Wealth and Finance Management on Tuesday with Dwight Hulse

The Newberry-Jonesville Chamber is having a luncheon July 12 at the Campus USA Credition Union (Jonesville Branch). Don’t miss out on this free event! The speaker is Dwight Hulse, founder and president of D.L. Hulse Consulting…Read more

Ribbon Cutting at DaVita Dialysis

DaVita is the largest independent provider of dialysis services in the United States. This new location offers patients personalized care for their unique health and lifestyle needs as they begin in-center dialysis treatments…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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Check Out Gilchrist Club

The Gilchrist Club was established in 1999 as an exclusive private hunting club for the discerning sportsman. Exclusive and private, the 27,000-acre club is located in north-central Florida and offers an unmatched experience for its members and guests who are looking for a getaway from the hustle of Life and a chance to unwind in a place offering the perfect blend of Florida wilderness and down home, southern comforts. The Gilchrist Club…Read more

Front Street Named Property Manager for Cazabella Apartments

Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group (Front Street) has been selected as the local property management firm for Cazabella Apartments by Nalbandian Properties, effective June 23, 2016.
“We’re excited to partner with Front Street to manage Cazabella” said Zabel Thur de Koos, Owner of Nalbandian Properties…Read more

Upcoming Community Events

May 29 – Jan 17 Florida Museum’s new featured exhibit ‘Wicked Plants’ now open

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

Jun 13 – Aug 12 Summer Camps

Jul 8 Creative B Movie Series: “Mothra”

Jul 14 Red, White & More Red!

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

Jul 22 Creative B Movie Series: “The Thing”

Jul 29 Creative B Movie Series: “Matango”

Welcome New Members!

Welcoming Gainesville, Inc.

Sparkle Life

TRCG Advisors, LLC

Abiding Faith Christian Church, Inc

Thank You Renewing Members for Your Continued Support!

Faith in Visions Realized, LLC

Bertie Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.

Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Holiday Inn Express

Mark McGriff – State Farm Insurance

NovaBone Products, LLC

OwnForce, Inc.

Springhill Suites by Marriott

Visiting Angels of Gainesville

City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs


Eat the 80

Summit Salon Academy

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