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Three Pasco businesses recognized for growth potential

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Area businesses recognized for potential

PharmaWorks Inc. and the Launch Pad, both of Odessa, and FreightCenter Inc. of Trinity, are recipients of the 2011 Florida Companies to Watch award presented by GrowFL, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute at the University of Central Florida and ACG Florida, in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation. Fifty Florida companies will receive recognition at a banquet Thursday in Orlando. Florida Companies to Watch honors companies for demonstrating intent and capacity to grow. PharmaWorks designs and manufactures pharmaceutical packaging machinery. The Launch Pad, a division of RevITup Enterprises, is a national business technology solutions provider specializing in fixed-fee managed IT services, managed Web services, data backup services and technology planning for small and midsize business. FreightCenter is a freight logistics company that uses Web tools to optimize transportation solutions for customers. The company recently expanded to include leasing 10,000 square feet of new office space and hiring 75 employees. In June 2010, FreightCenter was named a finalist as one of Tampa Bay Business Journal's 50 fastest growing companies in Tampa Bay.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Patient missing from shopping trip

A mental health patient from a local group home went missing on Tuesday from a local Walmart, deputies said. Christina Zicuis, 26, was on a group trip to the supercenter on Little Road and State Road 54 when she walked out around 6:30 p.m. Deputies said she may be headed to Busch Gardens or the Clearwater Palms Motel. Zicuis has brown hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and black furry boots. Anyone with information is advised to call Pasco detective David Boyer at (352) 518-5002.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Free dental care available today

More than 500 people will line up for free dental care today as Dentistry From the Heart celebrates its 10th anniversary. Dr. Vincent Monticciolo and a team will begin providing services at 7:30 a.m. and work around the clock at 4530 Grand Blvd. In 2007, Monticciolo, founder of the nonprofit Dentistry From the Heart, expanded the program which now includes more than 250 dental practices in various communities around North America. For information, visit www.dentistryfromtheheart.org.

Richey Community Orchestra is blue

No, they're not sad, they're just gearing up to play St. Louis Blues, Blue Tango, Blue Danube Waltz. Page 6

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