Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

PharmaWorks Inc. president gets Manufacturers Association of Florida award

ODESSA

Pharmaworks chief receives service award

PharmaWorks Inc., a small Pasco company, was honored this month by the Manufacturers Association of Florida. Company president Peter Buczynsky was awarded the "industry distinguished service award," which recognizes professionals dedicated to training young people. For several years, Buczynsky has been involved in the Pasco community, serving on several boards, coaching a robotics team and working with students. Founded in 2001, PharmaWorks repairs large machines that seal pills into plastic and foil blister packages. The company, which moved from Hillsborough to Odessa in 2005, also builds its own line of equipment. Last year, PharmaWorks also was lauded by the Manufacturers Association of Florida and named "manufacturer of the year" in the category of businesses with up to 60 employees.

COUNTYWIDE

Christmas tree recycling available

The stockings have been emptied and the presents unwrapped, and pretty soon it will be time to take down the Christmas tree. Instead of tossing it to the curb, consider recycling it. Pasco parks are accepting trees through Jan. 6 to be chipped into mulch. Remove all tinsel, decorations and hooks and drop off at any of the following sites:

• Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Road, Hudson.

• Anclote Gulf Park, 2305 Baillie's Bluff Road, Holiday.

• Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Road, New Port Richey.

• Elsie Logan/Shady Hills Park, 15840 Green Glen Lane, Shady Hills.

• West Pasco Class III, 14230 Hays Road, Shady Hills.

• Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd. (U.S. 41), Land O'Lakes.

• Wesley Chapel Regional Park, 7727 Boyette Road (north end at Overpass Road), Wesley Chapel.

• John S. Burks Memorial Park, 1322 Gene Nelson Blvd., Dade City.

• Sam W. Pasco Recreational Complex, 9835 Chancey Road, Zephyrhills.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Volunteers sought for Hacienda work

Volunteers are needed for the Hacienda Hotel Community Clean-Up scheduled for 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 12. Lunch will be provided. Volunteers must sign up by Jan. 9. Email Marilyn Mercado at mercadom@cityofnewportrichey.org or call (727) 853-1021.

COUNTYWIDE

Program offered for older drivers

Keeping Us Safe is offering a program designed to help older drivers and their families to make driving decisions in response to age-related diminished driving skills. Beyond Driving with Dignity includes a three-hour individualized session which takes place in the older driver's home and features an in-depth interview with the older driver, input from family members, cognitively based screening tools, a review of medical history, and on-road driving exercise. The program costs $350 and includes the three-hour session, workbook and summary report. The fee also includes free followup visits. This program is available throughout all of Tampa Bay. Visit www.keepingussafe.org or call (877) 907-8841 for more information.

PharmaWorks Inc. president gets Manufacturers Association of Florida award 12/29/12 [Last modified: Saturday, December 29, 2012 2:49pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Bucs journal: Kicker Nick Folk has up and downs against Jaguars

    Bucs

    JACKSONVILLE — If the Bucs had hoped for a drama-free night in their kicking game, they'll have to wait another week.

    Bucs kicker Nick Folk celebrates one of his two made field goals against the Jaguars, but he also misses a field goal and has an extra point blocked.
  2. Late night update: Second wave follows Tropical Storm Harvey

    Hurricanes

    UPDATE: At 11 p.m. the National Hurricane Center said a hurricane hunter plane had determined that Tropical Storm Harvey had formed with sustained winds of 40 mph.

    Three tropical waves are expected to strengthen as they move across the Atlantic Ocean. [Courtesy of the National Hurricane Center]
  3. Stealth anti-Jack Latvala group tied to Adam Putnam campaign

    Blogs

    Politico reports:

     A longtime political consultant for Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam is behind a website calling one of his rivals in the race, state Sen. Jack Latvala, a “liberal.”

  4. Council gives in to pension dispute with St. Pete firefighters

    Local Government

    ST. PETERSBURG — The City Council was forced to consider its first labor dispute in years Thursday when it gave the firefighters union most of the pension enhancements it has long asked for.

    The firefighters’ union won a pension victory at Thursday’s City Council meeting. [SCOTT KEELER    |      TIMES]
  5. Bucs top Jaguars behind strong first half

    Bucs

    JACKSONVILLE

    There is a reason why the air in Tampa Bay is filled with playoff talk. If Thursday night's 12-8 Bucs preseason win over the Jaguars is any indication, it's also going to be filled with footballs thrown by quarterback Jameis Winston.

    Doug Martin gets the Bucs’ only touchdown  on a 2-yard run, squeaking past linebacker Telvin Smith in the first quarter. He has five carries for 30 yards.