About Us

About Us

VisitNewberryFL.com is a Division of Enjoy (Western) Alachua County, and provides information for the visitor on hospitality in our area, while providing a local advertising platform to small and local business around Alachua County, and Newberry Florida.

 

About Our President

Anne Maria Bello has been working on City Marketing since 2001.  In 1999 she left her traditional job at Sears, Boynton Beach after 13 years, where working with the Operations Manager Tyrone Sanders she assisted on executing local store marketing strategies in the “physical world”.

She began her startup company performing all computer services, including web administration and internet marketing.  She created an online concept in Palm Beach County, and in 2005 moved to Newberry FL, where she continued the concept and worked on building the brand.  Today, she continues to own and run PBParrot Designs & Computer Services, started in 1999, a full service web administration company, and as her marketing concept has expanded, she moved the marketing portion of the business to Visit Newberry Florida, which primarily services local residents and businesses through three online vehicles:  GoNewberry.com, for the resident and business of Western Alachua County, NewberryFloridaSports.com, for the sports and recreation tourism industry in western Alachua County,   and the growing tourism and hospitality industry here through VisitNewberryFL.comVisit Newberry Florida acts as a private visitor’s bureau and tourist development center, while providing advertising opportunities to local business especially in Western Alachua County.

In addition Enjoy Western Alachua County creates, produces and assists in events around the county.

Anne currently sits on the boards of the Florida CERT Association, and the North Central Florida Blues Society and is a past President of the Newberry Jonesville Chamber of Commerce, as well as a past President, and Treasurer of the Newberry Main Street Organization.  In addition, Anne is an active member of the Florida Festivals and Events Association, and serving the Visit Florida Visitors Center Steering Committee.

Anne is absolutely passionate about creating ways that others can see the value of Florida, but especially in the area surrounding Newberry in Alachua County, and outlying areas.