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Nurse, administrator join board of hospice

Hernando-Pasco Hospice announces that two Zephyrhills residents have joined its board of directors.

Amanda Martin, registered nurse, assistant chief nursing officer for Pasco Regional Medical Center, and Donald E. Welch, vice president and chief financial officer for Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, are among the 17 community leaders on the nonprofit agency's board.

Members represent hospice's service area of Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties.

The hospice has an administrative office in Hudson, seven team offices, five hospice care centers, four hospice houses, a nonprofit home care affiliate and a medical equipment company.

Chamber taps new marketing coordinator

The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce announces that Tina Shelton has been promoted to the events and marketing coordinator. Shelton is the former membership director for the chamber.

Her main objectives will be to coordinate all business-related events sponsored by the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce, including Business Development Week, the Corporate Spelling Bee, the Downtown New Port Richey Street Parade, the Chasco Fiesta Golf Tournament and the annual chamber banquet. She will also help to plan, direct and coordinate the chamber's various committees, and will assist the chamber in developing additional programs.

Wendy Brenner will continue to coordinate the chamber's annual Chasco Fiesta.

Pasco Realtors board shortens official name

The Central Pasco Board of Realtors at 21434 Carson Drive in Land O'Lakes has announced a name change to CPAR. The change marks a new direction for a real estate board seeking to offer a lower-cost alternative for real estate professions. The board was founded in 1975. Its president is Jo Easton of the Jo Easton Realty Group.

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Business news in Pasco County 02/22/09 [Last modified: Sunday, February 22, 2009 8:18pm]
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