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The CRA is Seeking Advisory Board Members!

Are you interested in serving on a dynamic board that will set the direction of your community for years to come?

The CRA is Seeking Advisory Board Members!

The Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency is seeking members for its following boards: Eastside Redevelopment Advisory Board (2) and Fifth Avenue Pleasant Street Redevelopment Advisory Board (2). Applicants can apply online at the City's website. The deadline for applying is March 30, 2018. Contact the CRA at 352-393-8200 for more information.

A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center to Receive Cultural Heritage Award

Representatives from the Florida Redevelopment Association will present the award on Monday, October 13.

The A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center was selected to receive the Florida Redevelopment Association’s (FRA) Roy F. Kenzie award for Cultural Enhancement. Each year the FRA recognizes outstanding efforts by redevelopment agencies throughout the state. Winners demonstrate innovation and positive impact on their communities and inspire other Florida Communities. Representatives from FRA will be presenting the award to the CRA Board and the community at the museum on Monday November 13th at 3:00 pm. All are welcome to attend.

Museum Coordinator Chosen for the A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center

Museum Coordinator Chosen for the A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center

Desmon Duncan-Walker is the new Museum Coordinator for the A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center. She is the daughter of Iris Duncan and George Walker, Jr. and the granddaughter of Collins and the late Gloria Chestnut Duncan and the late George, Sr. and Alma McDonald Walker. With a local family history that points back to pioneer citizens of Gainesville, her roots in Alachua County run deep.