NEW EDUCATION TRAINING ASSOCIATION COMMITTEE: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed its 2016-17 Chamber Education Training Association executive committee members: Ray Heter, chairman; Lindsey Hack, vice chairman; Colin Bennett, secretary; Jim Wilhelm, treasurer; Pat Crowley, chamber executive, and Richard Sanvenero Sr., chairman of the chamber board. The nonprofit association offers leadership training programs that aid in more qualified and developed people, as well as future leaders.
CHAMBER WELCOMES NEW BOARD: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed its 2016-17 board of directors: Richard Sanvenero Sr., chairman of the board; Tim Reed, chairman of the board-elect; Sonia Wellman, immediate past chairwoman; Randy Woodruff, treasurer; Teri Nichols, vice chairwoman, and Pat Crowley, president/CEO. Board members include: Donna Burdzinski, Karen Carpinone, David Gonzalez, Ray Heter, Keith Marcelle, James Morris, John Murphy, Marilyn Pearson Adams, Beverly Reso, Lori M. Romano, Chris Scavuzzo and Tyler Stapleton. Chamber staff members include: Crowley, president/CEO; Dawn Badami, event coordinator; Jean Harberts, membership representative; Michele Salvadeo, communications coordinator, and Alicia Vegerano, finance manager.
BPW TO MEET: Business and Professional Women of Hernando County will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the pool room at Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail, Spring Hill. Christy Crump, BPW/Florida president, will present "Working Well with Others by Using True Colors," an interactive presentation. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Ticket includes dinner. For information, visit BPWHernando.org.
CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP MEETING: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have its August membership meeting at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, south of Brooksville. The breakfast will be sponsored by the Humane Society of the Nature Coast. The speaker will be Stacy Strickland, extension director for Hernando and Sumter counties. The prepayment cost with breakfast is $15 online or $20 at the door. To RSVP, visit hernandochamber.com/events. For information, call (352) 796-0697.
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 personal and professional relationships to fuel growth and help them surpass current limits. Advance tickets are $10 per person. To RSVP, visit hernandochamber.com or call (352) 796-0697.
SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR: Pasco Hernando SCORE will be present a free small business seminar, Introduction to QuickBooks, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 at the 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.
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