Sheldon Packer: Spirit of Gainesville nominee

Published: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 11:54 a.m.

After retiring from owning a shop in the Oaks Mall, "World Trade Galleries," Sheldon has worked tirelessly to help the people of Gainesville. He has worked on the Community Agency Partnership Program board for 6 years and has been a chairman for 3.


Category: Community Service

About Sheldon Packer

Occupation: Volunteer

Years in Gainesville: 35

Spouse: Susan

He was on the Human Rights board for Gainesville, he served 6 years, 2 terms. Sheldon on the Cultural arts board for 6 years and The Democratic Leadership Council for the Black Caucus. He was also an alternate on the Alachua County Housing Authority for 2 years. Sheldon has worked behind the scenes trying to make Alachua County a better place to live.

Submitted by Robert Packer

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