Why Greater Gainesville? Rebecca Martin Nagy

Rebecca Martin Nagy Director Emerita at Harn Museum of Art, UFJanuary 21, 2019 to present ––––––––      Sixteen years ago, when my husband Paul and I moved to Gainesville from Raleigh in N...

Why Greater Gainesville? John Barli

John BarliRegional Director, Catholic Charities––––––––Came to Greater Gainesville in the fall of 1974 to attend UF.–––––––– What about Greater Gainesville stood out when comparing it to your other choices?...

Why Greater Gainesville? Deidra Dodd

Deidra DoddCouncil Director, Girls on the Run of Alachua County––––––––Came  to Greater Gainesville as a child in 1983–––––––– What is your favorite local food?      While there is so much great food in ...

Why Greater Gainesville? Barzella Papa

Barzella PapaPresident & CEO, Community Foundation of North Central Florida––––––––Came to Greater Gainesville from the Washington, D.C. area in 1999–––––––– What is something you wish you knew before m...

Community Supported Agriculture

People nationwide are developing healthier lifestyles, looking to reconnect with the source of their food and buy locally grown, organic products. In Greater Gainesville, people are following the national tren...

Quality of Life in Greater Gainesville

Greater Gainesville is far from a sleepy, small town. Small town qualities, however, such as a strong sense of community and caring for thy neighbor are ever-present within the area. Service and giving back ar...

Gainesville An Award-Winning Community

Gainesville has been recognized by high-profile media groups, such as Forbes, Gallup and Business Insider, for its incredible opportunities and quality of life for residents. The area has proven to be a premie...

Why Greater Gainesville – Sherry Houston

Sherry Houston Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida –––––––– Came to Greater Gainesville in June of 1987 –––––––– What is something you wish you knew befor...

Why Greater Gainesville – Star Bradbury

Star Bradbury Principal, Senior Community Strategies, LLC –––––––– Came to Gainesville in 1978 –––––––– What about Greater Gainesville stood out when comparing it to your other choices?  My fa...

Why Greater Gainesville – Natalya Bannister

Natalya Bannister Executive Director, PACE Center for Girls –––––––– Became a resident of Greater Gainesville in 2010 after graduating from UF –––––––– What about Greater Gainesville stood out wh...