Almond Oil Company promotes new president

Published: Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, December 21, 2012 at 3:03 p.m.

Christopher R. Almond has been promoted to president of Almond Oil Company, the local distributor of Marathon petroleum products. Almond Oil Company has been in business since 1987 with offices in Gainesville and High Springs.

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Todd Rainsberger, of Coldwell Banker Commercial M.M. Parrish Realtors, was recently awarded the National Association of Realtors National Commercial Award, which is bestowed upon the top 40 commercial Realtors in the U.S.

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Florida Farm Bureau recently received national honors for its accomplishments during the past year. The state organization earned Awards of Excellence in all categories of operation evaluated for 2012, including education and outreach, leadership development, member services, policy development and implementation, and public relations and communication.

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The Child Advocacy Center’s Core Agency Committee recently announced that Janet Bente Romero, community development administrator for the Department of Children and Families, will serve as the new committee chair.

Shawn Salamida, president and CEO of Partnership for Strong Families, who has served as the chair of the Child Advocacy Center’s Core Agency Committee for the past three years, was presented an award in recognition of his service at the December Core Agency Committee meeting.

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Beth Davies, president of ProActive Tax & Accounting, recently completed the American Institute for Certified Tax Coaches’ training program, earning her the title of Certified Tax Coach. Davies, who has been a Certified Public Accountant for 30 years, is one of a small group of tax professionals who have accomplished the designation by completing the program.

Alachua County fictitious name filings, new and renewed

Dec. 9-15

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