Michael W. Robinson given Distinguished Toastmaster designation

Published: Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, March 9, 2012 at 3:47 p.m.

Talking Gators announced that Toastmasters International has awarded Shands HealthCare employee Michael W. Robinson the Distinguished Toastmaster designation at the District 84 Fall conference in Daytona Beach.

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The Resolution Center in Gainesville announced that resident mediator Chester B. Chance has been named chairman-elect of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Florida Bar Association.

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The following key staff at HarborChase of Gainesville were recognized at Harbor Retirement Associates’ 2012 leadership conference: Life Enrichment staff was awarded with the “Exceptional Team” award, accepted by Sarah Zaffran, life enrichment coordinator, and Vahala Reese, housekeeper, was awarded with the “Most Valuable Player” award.

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Gainesville McDonald’s restaurant manager Felicia Hall was recently awarded the prestigious Ray Kroc Award. This distinguished award is given to the top 1 percent of McDonald’s managers in the U.S. to recognize their superior performance and achievement.

Alachua County fictitious name filings, new and renewed

Feb. 28- Mar. 3

  • 2 Friends Coffee Shop, 1001 NW Fifth Ave., Gainesville
  • Aarhuskarlshamn, 1000 NW, Alachua
  • Agency Bail Bonds By Sam B. Wesley II, 739 NW Fifth Ave., Gainesville
  • Agora Chocolates, 9020 SW 81st Way, Gainesville
  • Airway Cleaners by Sam B. Wesley II, 739 NW Fifth Ave., Gainesville
  • Anderson Advertising Agency, DBA Triple A Marketing, 4925 NE Third Place, Gainesville
  • Business Community Coalition, 300 E. University Ave., Gainesville
  • Dedicated Management Inc., 1982 State Road 44, Suite 188, New Smyrna Beach
  • Faith Academy, 7510 NW Fourth Blvd., Gainesville
  • Florida Carbon Capture, 600 NW 35th Terrace, Gainesville
  • Florida Nature Finder, 600 NW 35th Terrace, Gainesville
  • God Made It Happen Enterprise, 4225 NW 21st Drive, Gainesville
  • Jonesville Persimmon and Fruit Tree Nursery, 116 NW 170th St., Newberry
  • Last Quarter Consulting, 9824 SW Archer Road, Gainesville
  • Lopez Data Services Inc., 2603 NW 13th St., Suite 331, Gainesville
  • Lyka Properties LLC, 2861 SE 18th Ave., Gainesville
  • Ngenius Software, P.O. Box 2459, Alachua
  • Oceans’ Exotics, 3709 SW 42nd Ave., Gainesville
  • Sarkis Family Psychiatry, 529 NW 60th St., Gainesville
  • Studios On Demand, P.O. Box 2135, High Springs
  • The Quality Stitch, 3702 NE 11th Terrace, Gainesville
  • Wurmz N Stuff, 2701 SW 13th St., Gainesville

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