HOSPITAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT RECEIVES ACCREDITATION: Oak Hill Hospital was recently informed by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education that the hospital has received continued accreditation status by the institutional review committee of the council. The committee commended the hospital for "its demonstrated substantial compliance with the (council's) institutional requirements without any new citations."
NEW DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICES: Tim Krusko, executive chef at Oak Hill Hospital in Spring Hill, was recently promoted to director of food and nutrition services. Krusko, who has served as executive chef for the past year, has more than 20 years of experience in the food service industry, as well as extensive culinary and management experience.
NEW CONTROLLER AT HOSPITAL: Oak Hill Hospital recently promoted Michelle Harvey from assistant controller to controller. Harvey, who joined the staff in 2009 as assistant controller, began her career at HCA in 2004 as a staff accountant at Community Hospital in New Port Richey and was later promoted to senior accountant in 2008.
CONNECT POWER LUNCH: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly Chamber Connect Power Lunch at noon Friday at Southern Hills Plantation Club, 19850 Southern Hills Blvd., Brooksville. The cost is $13 in advance or $15 at the door. Dress is casual, but no jeans. For information, call (352) 796-0697. To RSVP, visit hernandochamber.com.
TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE MEETING: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce's Technology Committee will meet at 8 a.m. Friday at the chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville. People interested in becoming part of a group of business professionals building the technology industry in Hernando County are welcome. This is an open committee, and chamber membership is not necessary. For information, call (352) 796-0697.
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEE TO MEET: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce's Young Professional Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville. New members are welcome. For information, call Lindsey Hack at (352) 796-6000.
CHAMBER RIBBON-CUTTING: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon-cutting for the Tampa Clothing Co., 16605 Scheer Blvd., Unit A, Hudson, at noon Tuesday. Call Johnny Mastorakis, (727) 233-2243.
CHAMBER'S AFTER HOURS MIXER: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have its August After Hours Mixer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at CenterState Bank, 12435 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. The event is free. To RSVP, visit hernandochamber.com.
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DR. CLOUD WEBCAST: The Greater Hernando Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Chick-fil-A of Hernando County, will sponsor "The Power of the Other," a webcast with Dr. Henry Cloud, from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 26 and Sept. 16 at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 13171 Tara St., Spring Hill. In addition to building skills and knowledge, and closing performance gaps, Cloud will discuss how the best performers also draw on relationships to fuel growth. Advance tickets are $10 per person. To RSVP, visit hernandochamber.com or call (352) 796-0697.
SMALL BUSINESS SEMINARS: Pasco Hernando SCORE is presenting a series of free small business seminars.
• Business Challenge Workshop, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Rasmussen College, 8661 Citizens Drive, New Port Richey.
• Internet Marketing, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey.
• Building a Plan for a Successful Business, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday.
• Introduction to QuickBooks, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 30, Land O'Lakes Branch Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes.
To register and for information, visit pascohernando.score.org and click on the Local Workshops tab or call the SCORE office at (727) 842-4638.