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Sweetwater Creek Loop: Reclaim a creek, connect neighborhoods

October 10, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Oct 10th from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Speaker Bio:

Ron Cunningham is a career newspaper journalist who has been writing about Florida for half a century. A 1975 graduate of the University of Florida, he began his journalism career as a beat reporter for the Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel. In 1976 he became higher education reporter for the Gainesville Sun, and later served as Tallahassee Bureau Chief for the New York Times Florida Newspapers. He was editorial page editor of the Gainesville Sun for 30 years before his retirement. In retirement, Ron continues to write columns, book and theater reviews and magazine articles for the Sun and other Florida publications. He also has a blog called FREEGNV. After his retirement, Ron was appointed Executive Director of Bike Florida, during which time he planned and oversaw several small group and mass bicycle tours around the state. He has been married to Jill Cunningham, accounting professor at Santa Fe College, for 40 years. He has two adult children, Jennifer, who lives in Bethesda, Md. and Andrew, who lives in San Francisco. A native of Lancaster, Pa. Ron has lived in Florida since the age of 7.


This year our meetings will resume being in person (with lunch). Our first forums are now held at 11:30 at the Aloft Hotel, 3743 Hull Road (behind the Hilton UF Conference Center).

Please register by MONDAY, Oct 3rd.


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October 10, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Aloft Hotel
3743 Hull Road
Gainesville, Florida 32607
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