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Horizon Homecare has been named to the 2009 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States.

This annual review identified Horizon Homecare among the top 25 percent of providers in the country in quality outcomes, quality improvement and financial performance measures.

This is the third consecutive year that Horizon Homecare has been recognized.

Horizon Homecare is at 2977 Landover Blvd., Spring Hill, and at 7421 Ridge Road, Port Richey. For information, call (352) 684-3550 or (727) 844-5600.


The Tampa Bay Parade of Homes will be March 13 to 28 in Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. Builder registration is under way and will continue until Jan. 8.

Model homes will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday throughout the parade.

Model homes will be judged by a panel of independent home-building experts who consider site plan, curb appeal, design, materials, outdoor living spaces, architectural detailing and workmanship.

For information, call (813) 873-1000.

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The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have a holiday golf tournament Jan. 7 at the Dunes Golf Club at Seville, 18200 Seville Clubhouse Drive, north of Weeki Wachee.

Registration and a continental breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m. There will be an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

Hole sponsors and individual player entry fees are $100 each. A gold sponsorship is $450 (includes four players and a hole sponsorship) and a team sponsorship is $400 (includes four players).

The individual entry fee includes golf, cart, range balls, a barbecue luncheon and a bottomless keg. A silent auction will follow the tournament.

Platinum sponsors include Cemex and Dyno Nobel. The lunch sponsor is Tampa Armature Works.

Hole-in-one sponsors include Harley-Davidson of Crystal River and the Dunes Golf Club at Seville.

The deadline to register is Jan. 5. For information, call Carla Hayes at (352) 796-0697, ext. 15.

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Career Central will present a free Business Advantage seminar from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 13 at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, south of Brooksville.

Topics covered will include "Pasco County Local Economy: Where Is It Going?" presented by John Walsh, Pasco Economic Development Council; "Hernando County Local Economy: Where Is It Going?" presented by Mike McHugh, Hernando County Office of Business Development; "Web Design and Optimization for Better Business," presented by Chris Fiffie of Instant Images; and "The Psychology of Customer Service in Difficult Times," presented by Stanley M. Giannet of Pasco-Hernando Community College.

The deadline to RSVP is Jan. 11. For reservations or information, contact Steve Wilson at (352) 200-3027.

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Becky Mooneyham, owner and operator of Spring Hill Jazzercise, 1287 Kass Circle, Spring Hill, will celebrate her business' second anniversary with a free anniversary bash beginning at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 8.

Festivities will include a free workout and refreshments, prizes and registration incentives for new customers.

Admission is free, and participants should dress to exercise. For information, contact Mooneyham at (352) 442-8595.

If you have business announcements you would like to share with our readers, mail the details to Jean Hayes, Business Digest, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613-6174. You may also e-mail items to or fax them to (352) 754-6133. Items may be edited for length and clarity. Photos are published as space permits; they will not be returned.

Business digest for Hernando 12/25/09 [Last modified: Friday, December 25, 2009 4:40pm]
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