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Meet the New ACELerator Editors!

Hopefully you noticed that you have not been receiving the ACELerator over the past few months. Our previous editor, Meagan McAllister, moved back to her ... Continue Reading →

ACELebrate the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…or the most stressful! Regardless of how you look at it, ACEL is here to help you get ... Continue Reading →

ACEL Happy Hour: Candidate Meet & Greet

Attendees at ACEL’s October Happy Hour mixer have an opportunity to meet and mingle with candidates running in the November 2014 Gainesville General Election.  To help inform ... Continue Reading →

ACEL Completes Grassroots Campaign, Installs First Public Bike Pumps in Downtown

Media Contact: Frank Avery, [email protected] Gainesville, Fla. – Alachua County Emerging Leaders (ACEL) is proud to announce the installation of two new bicycle pumps in ... Continue Reading →

ACEL Connected: Meet the City Commission Candidates, then Cast an Informed Vote

Attendees at ACEL’s February Happy Hour mixer have an opportunity to meet and mingle with candidates running in the March 11 Gainesville Commission Election.  To ... Continue Reading →


ACEL Champions for Charity: Ready, Set, Go!

February means one thing around here: KICKBALL! We are beyond excited for ACEL’s 8th Annual Champions for Charity kickball tournament, brought to you by Campus ... Continue Reading →

ACEL Involved: Young Professionals Flock to Downtown Gainesville

For the past several years, downtown Gainesville has been experiencing a revitalization, reflected in new commercial and cultural activities emerging in the area. A growing ... Continue Reading →

ACEL Involved: Downtown Gainesville Bike Pump Advocacy Initiative Huge Success

Attention budding community leaders, civilly engaged citizens, young professionals, and all of you spandex clad “Mellow Johnny” hopefuls!  Alachua County Emerging Leaders (ACEL) is in ... Continue Reading →