Stories written by Joshua Jones CGCC

Gables Chamber honors 2012 Diamond Award winners


The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce honored excellence in business at the 2012 Diamond Awards presented by Montica Jewelry at the Hyatt Regency Coral Gables on Thursday, Nov. 1. CBS4’s Lissette Gonzalez served as emcee at the annual awards luncheon. Each year, the chamber’s Diamond Awards shine the spotlight of recognition upon outstanding Coral Gables […]

Chamber of Commerce receives proclamation from city officials


The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce received a special proclamation during the Coral Gables Commission meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Mayor Jim Cason and the City of Coral Gables declared Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, as “Chamber Day in Coral Gables” in celebration of the chamber’s 87th anniversary. In recognition of that day, […]

Author learns life’s lessons from books he shared with his mom


When Mary Anne Schwalbe returned from Afghanistan in 2007 feeling unwell, doctors suspected it was a rare type of hepatitis — for a woman who worked with refugees in places such as Rwanda and Darfur, it seemed a reasonable diagnosis. But when she was diagnosed with a fatal form of pancreatic cancer, Will Schwalbe and […]

Coral Gables Chamber Leads Off with Octoberfest of Events

During the second week of October, the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce will present Chamber members and locals with two great events. On Thursday, October 11, our Chamber will celebrate the richly diverse arts and culture community in Coral Gables with our annual Arts On Aragon Avenue. Known as the arts epicenter of The City […]

Coral Gables celebrates 87th Anniversary with ‘One To Grow On’ Theme!

The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 87th Anniversary on Thursday, October 25th, 2012. Created and incorporated by the legendary George Merrick, our Chamber has always had a fundamental vision for developing business and building community. To celebrate this milestone achievement for our Chamber, we have created a one-of-a-kind event that takes place […]

Chairman’s Reception rings in new chamber year and opportunities for Chamber members


The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Chairman’s Reception on Thursday, August 30, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the historic Biltmore Hotel. New Chair, Darla Thompson, begins her term on September 1st. Darla is a senior tax manager with Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, LLP, a full service CPA firm providing […]

August 24th – Trustee Invitational & Interactive Luncheon

Grab your apron and let your inner Chef shine as we prepare for our annual Trustee Invitational & Interactive Luncheon at the historic Biltmore Hotel on Friday, August 24 at Noon. This year’s installment features Chef Alex Kuk of Sushi Maki in Coral Gables. Chef Alex is a graduate of the FIU School of Hospitality […]

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