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Medical Center gains national recognition

Gulf Coast Medical Center at 11528 U.S. 19, Port Richey, has received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance for using the Physician Practice Connections-Patient Centered Medical Home program, an evidence-based, patient-centered process that focuses on highly coordinated care and long-term participative relationships.

The PCMH is a model of health care delivery that aims to improve the quality and efficiency of care. PPC-PCMH identifies practices that promote partnerships between individual patients and their personal clinicians, instead of treating patient care as the sum of several episodic office visits.

To receive recognition, Gulf Coast Medical Center demonstrated the ability to meet the program's key elements embodying characteristics of the medical home.

Japan Relief Fund set up by local chamber

The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce has established a Japan Relief Fund to provide aid to victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Sendai and surrounding communities of Northern Japan.

To contribute, makes checks payable to the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce. Indicate you would like the donation to go to "Japan Relief." Mail checks to the chamber at 38550 Fifth Ave., Zephyrhills, FL 33542.

For information or to make a donation using a credit card, call (813) 782-1913.

Briefly

Sensible Micro Corporation at 2339 Destiny Way, Odessa, a leading independent distributor of board level electronic components, announces the launch of its new website: sensiblemicro.com. For information, call toll-free, 1-877-992-1930.

Who's news

Michelle Gorecki is the new marketing and communications manager at Sensible Micro Corporation, 2339 Destiny Way, Odessa.

Gorecki can be reached at (877) 992-1930, ext. 238.

Events

The Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon cutting/grand opening at noon today at RX Care Pharmacy, 38008 North Ave., Zephyrhills. For information call (813) 782-1913.

Abby Hamilton will present Positive Principles workshops to teach how to stay positive in a negative world. All workshops will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the New Port Richey Recreation Center, 6630 Van Buren St., New Port Richey. The workshops are free and open to the public. Call (727) 841-4560 to sign up.

Tuesday: "Life is Horrible Because My Closet is a Mess" — a word about finding peace in your situation.

April 5: "When It Rains, Do You Take It Personally?" — a word about the most powerful smile snatcher.

April 12: "Please Finish Your Story So I Can Talk" — a word about the power of listening.

Corporate sporting

• The second annual Chasco Fiesta Bowling Tournament will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lane-Glo Bowl South, 8631 Old County Road 54, New Port Richey. The event is hosted by the West Pasco Young Professionals Group. Registration is $120 for a team of four. Single bowlers are welcome, you will be placed on a team. For information, call (727) 641-0575 or (727) 842-7651.

• The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce will host the 10th annual Chasco Fiesta Golf Tournament on Friday at Fox Hollow Golf Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Individual entry fees are $100/corporate team packages (includes four players and tee sign) is $450. The cost includes lunch, green fees, cart, dinner and prizes. For information, call (727) 842-7651.

• The Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Zephyrhills will present the sixth annual Zephyrhills Scramble at 1 p.m. May 6 at the Silverado Golf and Country Club, 36841 Clubhouse Drive, Zephyrhills. Proceeds will benefit community services and programs of both organizations. The individual entry fee is $100. Sponsorships are available: Hole sponsor ($150), Team sponsor ($500) and Corporate sponsor ($750). For information, call the chamber at (813) 782-1913.

If you have business announcements you would like to share with our readers, mail the details to Jean Hayes, Business Digest, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668. You may also e-mail items to [email protected] or fax them to (727) 869-6233. Photos are published as space permits; they will not be returned.

Networking

Trinity Positive Business Network: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Panera Bread, 3234 Little Road in the Mitchell Ranch Plaza, Trinity. Meets every Monday. Call Ashok Visuvasam at (813) 333-1622.

Hudson Networking Group: Business card and brochure exchange from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the IHOP restaurant at 12426 U.S. 19, Hudson. The event is sponsored by A+ Tax & Accounting Service. Cost is $10. To RSVP, call the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce at (727) 842-7651 by Monday.

Pasco Hernando NPI Networking Group: 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Boulevard Beef & Ale, 6236 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Call Rob Marlowe at (727) 847-2424.

Tri-Chamber Open House: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the outpatient lobby of Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, 7050 Gall Blvd. This event, hosted by the Zephyrhills, Wesley Chapel and Dade City Chamber of Commerces, is a great networking opportunity. Door prizes and appetizers. For information, call the chamber at (813) 782-1913.

Trinity Networking Group: Business card and brochure exchange from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Hollow Golf & Country Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity. Sponsored by ABCO Graphics & Printing. Cost is $11. To RSVP, call the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce at (727) 842-7651 by Tuesday.

BNI Revenue Source: 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at Heritage Springs Country Club, 11345 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity. Visitors are welcome. Cost, including breakfast, is $10. Call David Randall at (727) 842-7744.

Neighborhood Networks: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Chili's, 9600 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Meets every Wednesday. Call Josh Green at (727) 457-2393.

Free Networking International: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cantina Laredo restaurant, 2000 Piazza Ave., Building 4, Suite 170, Wesley Chapel (at the Shops at Wiregrass). Individuals pay for their own lunch. Call group director Martine Duncan, co-owner of the Theater Doctor, at (813) 929-6816.

Whiskey River Networking Group: Business card and brochure exchange from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Whiskey River Sports Grill, 5245 Limestone Drive, Port Richey. Sponsored by Apollo Window Tinting & Graphics. Cost is $10. To RSVP, call the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce at (727) 842-7651 by Wednesday.

BNI Referral Connections: 7:15 to 9 a.m. Thursday at Los Vallartas Mexican Food Restaurant, 22948 State Road 54, Lutz. Call Capt. Rob Hamilton at (813) 431-5887.

BNI Eagles: 7:15 a.m. Thursday at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. The cost is $10 (includes breakfast). RSVP at (727) 967-1418.

NetFest: The Pasco Economic Development Council will present this networking festival with a Western theme at 5:30 p.m. April 6 at Starkey Ranch, 12959 State Road 54, Odesssa. Tickets are $35 for PEDC members/investors and their guests; $45 for nonmembers. For information, call (813) 926-0827.

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