Chamber director says he will resign position
Tony Lister, executive director of the Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce, announced Monday that he will no longer be able to continue in the position.
Lister said he will work full-time until Aug. 27 and then part-time as needed. Lister said he is resigning because of "unanticipated personal and family issues."
Lister took over for former director Phyllis Smith, who resigned in March after more than 20 years with the chamber.
Course trains attendees to be more assertive
The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will offer a course in Assertiveness Training to members and the general public for two hours each Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning Sept. 22 though Oct. 27 in the Capital City Bank Conference Room at 14203 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.
Topics include comparing assertive and aggressive behavior styles with hands-on situation analysis, cause of nonassertive, assertive and aggressive behaviors, recognizing and stating needs and limits and when to walk away.
Cost is $60 for chamber members and $120 for others. Call the chamber at (352) 796-0697, ext. 18 to register.
Coastal, waterways cleanup needs helpers
Volunteers are needed for the Annual Coastal Cleanup and Central Pasco Waterways Cleanup scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 20.
Site captains are Betsy Crisp, Pasco County Extension Family and Consumer Sciences faculty member for the University of Florida and Kurt Conover, director of business development for Regional Medical Center of Bayonet Point.
Call Crisp at (727) 996-7341, ext. 4288, or Conover at (727) 861-5141.
Hate smoking, love bingo? Pop in Sundays
The Knights of Columbus Father Farrell Council 6476, 2040 Grand Blvd. in Holiday, offers nonsmoking bingo each Sunday at 1 p.m.
Doors open at 11 a.m. Each Friday the council offers a dinner dance with dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. and dancing from 7 to 10 p.m.
Cost is $11 for both or $5 for the dance. Mario Deleon will entertain Friday. Call (727) 934-8025.