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Project YouthBuild is Getting a New Home

Posted on December 11, 2017


Gainesville, FL – The Institute for Workforce Innovation’s Project YouthBuild AmeriCorps program will be moving into a new home in 2018 thanks to a collaborative agreement with the City of Gainesville and Gainesville Police Department (GPD). Project YouthBuild is an intensive 9-month educational, occupational and leadership program for young people ages 16 – 24 from…

Taking the Stress out of the Holidays with Acts of Kindness

Posted on December 11, 2017


The holidays are not always easy. Studies show there is an increase in stress levels, calorie intake, and time constraints during this time of year, but Remedium is on a mission to make this time a little more merry and bright by doing acts of kindness for people, animals, and even the environment every day this season.…

Business Apps You Could Use

Posted on December 5, 2017


When you’re on a business trip, especially in an unfamiliar place, having a good collection of apps on your smartphone can help things go smoothly. And these free downloads won’t put a dent in your company’s travel budget. One app that’s helpful before you leave is PackPoint. Enter where you’re going, when you’re going and…

Trimark Properties Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Posted on December 5, 2017


Since its inception on July 8th, 1992, Trimark Properties has established a legacy in the greater Gainesville area by bringing fresh, innovative perspectives to real estate development and property management. This year, the individuals who have been instrumental in shaping the company into what it is today are taking time to reflect on accomplishments and…

Donnelly + Gross Recognized Among “Best Law Firms”

Posted on December 5, 2017


Donnelly + Gross is proud to announce its recognition among the “Best Law Firms” for 2018 as ranked by US News and Best Lawyers®. The firm received four Tier 1 rankings in the metropolitan area of Jacksonville (which includes North Central Florida) regarding employment and labor law. “Best Law Firms” is the leading survey of…

Join UF Friends of Music and Theatre for Splendor: Hollywood

Posted on December 5, 2017


UF’s Friends of Music and Friends of Theatre + Dance are teaming up to host Splendor: Hollywood a silver-screen themed gala. Proceeds from the gala support scholarships as well as other programs that enable students to achieve academic, artistic and professional excellence. Last year, thanks to our sponsors and gala attendees, we raised more than…

Good Health is Your Most Valuable Asset!

Posted on December 5, 2017


The UF Health Douglas Williams Executive Health Program is an early detection program promoting health and beneficial lifestyle changes. Throughout your annual exam, you will receive empowering tools to help you envision and achieve your individual peak physical and mental function. Do you currently exercise regularly? Is your diet healthy and do you stay well…

UF to Pilot 4-H Life Ready Program

Posted on December 4, 2017


The University of Florida is piloting the Life Ready Program through IFAS Extension’s Alachua County 4-H youth development office. The Life Ready program is run in partnership with the Sheriff’s Office, born out of a conversation by Dr. Gutter,  the State Program Leader for 4-H Youth Development, Families & Communities, and Alachua County Sheriff, Sadie…

The Florida Chamber Foundation hosts the Less Poverty, More Prosperity Summit in Tampa

Posted on December 4, 2017


On Tuesday, November 28th, the Florida Chamber Foundation hosted a summit for state Chambers of Commerce and business and community leaders to discuss the “very different reality many Floridians live in.” Although Florida boasts the 16th largest economy in the world, and creates one of every 10 jobs in the United States, Florida also is…

Business in Greater Gainesville Announces the 2017 Impact Award Winners

Posted on December 4, 2017


Business in Greater Gainesville and Campus USA Credit Union announces 29 Impact Award winners. The winners will be honored at the 2017 Impact Awards on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UF Hilton Conference Center. The Impact Awards recognizes individuals in the community who have motivated, educated and inspired our…

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