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Briefs: Sixth Annual NETFEST scheduled for April

Sixth Annual NETFEST scheduled for April

The Pasco Economic Development Council, 16506 Pointe Village Drive, Lutz will host a casual evening of networking from 5:30 to 8 p.m. April 3 at J.B. Starkey's Flatwoods Adventures, 12959 State Road 54 in Odessa. Wear casual duds and enjoy an evening with fellow business, community and political leaders. Barbecue buffet and country rock music. Reserve by Friday by calling 888-60-PASCO. Tickets: $35 for PEDC investors and their guests, $45 for non-PEDC investors.

Foundation welcomes new board members

In January, the following board members were newly elected to three-year terms: Philip Chestnut, Republic Bank, New Port Richey; Susan Kessel, Southwest Florida Water Management District, Brooksville; Corvin Morris, Toyota of Wesley Chapel; George Psetas, attorney, Port Richey; and Frank Rygiel, Batson-Cook Construction, Wesley Chapel. For information on PHCC Foundation board members, contact Arla Altman, Executive Director at (727) 816-3410.

Hospital employees make walk a success

Officials from Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Oak Hill Hospital of Brooksville and Community Hospital of New Port Richey have announced the results for this year's American Heart Association's Nature Coast Heart Walk. The three hospitals, which constitute the Pasco Hernando market of the HCA West Florida division, raised more than $30,000 for the American Heart Association. This year employees from the three facilities collaborated to make this year's heart walk effort such a huge success. The three hospitals fielded a wide range of teams made up of individuals who collected sponsorships for the walk. In addition, many different — and often unique — fundraisers were conducted by staff at all three HCA facilities.

Prudential Tropical Realty expands

Prudential Tropical Realty has purchased franchise affiliate Prudential Gower in St. Petersburg. This is the second Pinellas County real estate company acquired by Prudential Tropical Realty in February. Prudential Gower has been a staple since 1922 in St. Petersburg.

"We have strategically purchased companies that have great locations which now give us a strong footprint in Pinellas County," explains Dewey Mitchell, co-owner of Prudential Tropical Realty.

"While companies continue to close their doors or consolidate offices, we have acquired five companies in the last few months. We are in a unique position which is allowing us to expand our market presence throughout the greater Tampa Bay area and better serve our clients."

Prudential Tropical Realty now has 550 sales executives and 165 locations throughout the greater Tampa Bay area.

E-mail business news items to lazich@sptimes.com or mail to Lucille Lazich, Business Digest, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, Fl 34668.

Briefs: Sixth Annual NETFEST scheduled for April 03/23/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:46am]
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