Business Announcements for Jan. 22, 2011

Published: Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 21, 2011 at 9:24 p.m.

Smith & Associates Inc. has partnered with United Country Real Estate to become United Country-Smith & Associates Inc. Serving Gilchrist, Levy and Dixie counties, United County-Smith & Associates Inc. will be an all-encompassing real estate service that offers home warranties, home mortgages and more.

Brad Hedger has been hired as vice president of sales for AxoGen Inc., a company that develops products to treat peripheral nerve damage. Hedger has more than 20 years of experience in the medical device industry and will be a key figure in marketing AxoGen's products across the nation.

Battery Source, a retail store selling a variety of batteries including automotive, marine, laptop and cellphone, among others, is now open at 4811 SW 34th St., just south of the Post Office on 34th Street. For more information, visit

Manpower, a temporary employment agency with offices worldwide, has opened a new location at 5206 SW 34th St. Manpower has been offering employers services ranging from recruitment to training for the past 60 years. For more information, visit, an online publication about all things organic in the North Florida area, is now online. The new website will feature links, articles, a blog from creator Julie Boyd Cole and more. For more information, visit

Satchel's Pizza recently donated $6,500 to Helping Hands Clinic, a medical clinic catering to the homeless population in Alachua County. Satchel's, a pizza institution in Gainesville for the past seven years, also gives smaller $500 grants to various organizations using the ATM fees it collects from its ATM on site.

Dillard's donated $11,306 to the Gainesville Ronald McDonald House, a nonprofit organization that helps families and children during their hospital stays, on Tuesday. The donation was made possible through sales of "Southern Living Ultimate Christmas Cookbook" in both the Ocala and Gainesville stores.

Alachua County Fictitious Name Filings, New And Renewed

Jan. 9-14

Advanced Dryer Systems, 15803 NW 140th St., Alachua

Audio Video Services, 3700 NW 91st St., Gainesville

Citecar, 7065 NW 22nd St., Suite A, Gainesville

Computerall, 414 NW 91st St., Gainesville

Dianna D. Rountree DBA GS Handyman Services, 5029 SW 66th St., Gainesville

Gator Fitness and Training, 6714 NW 16th St., Gainesville

Kennedy Cab Service, 4001 SW 15th Lane, Apt. A., Gainesville

Mr. Touch-Up Auto Body Repair, 107 NE 47th Terrace, Gainesville

Northwest Grille, 5115 NW 39th Ave., Gainesville

Orlando Apartment Locator, P.O. Box 12295, Gainesville

Santa Fe Hair Design, 14115 NW 148th Place, Alachua

Sweethearts Family Day Care Home, 1229 SW 75th Drive, Gainesville

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