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Hernando Business digest for Dec. 25

FREE BRACES WON AT GRAND OPENING/RIBBON-CUTTING: Orthodontic Specialists of Florida recently celebrated the opening of its new office at 12920 Cortez Blvd., in the Cortez Commons shopping center, Spring Hill. The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a drawing for one person to win free braces, valued at more than $5,000. Attending the event was OSOF owner and CEO Dr. Alan Shoopak.

Courtesy of Michael Bilello

FREE BRACES WON AT GRAND OPENING/RIBBON-CUTTING: Orthodontic Specialists of Florida recently celebrated the opening of its new office at 12920 Cortez Blvd., in the Cortez Commons shopping center, Spring Hill. The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a drawing for one person to win free braces, valued at more than $5,000. Attending the event was OSOF owner and CEO Dr. Alan Shoopak.

Business digest

Building skills

SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR: Pasco Hernando SCORE is presenting a series of free small business seminars.

• Marketing to Grow Your Business, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Jan. 13, New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey.

• How to Apply for a Business Loan, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Hugh Embry Branch Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City.

• Understanding a Franchise Business, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 14, Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

• Using the Internet in Your Business, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14, New River Branch Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills.

• Internet Marketing, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Regency Park Branch Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey.

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.

If you have business announcements you would like to share with our readers, mail the details to Jean Hamilton, Business Digest, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613-6174. You may also email items to jhamilton@tampabay.com 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.

Networking and mixers

Keep It Local-Spring Hill/Brooksville Chapter: 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Beef 'O' Brady's 14387 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Call Lorrie Hamilton, (727) 534-0714.

BNI Winning Edge: 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. The cost is $10 and includes breakfast. Call Tim Cornett, (352) 345-1377.

Keep It Local — Hernando Business Professionals Chapter: 11:15 a.m., second, third and Fourth Wednesday of each month, Beef 'O' Brady's, 14387 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Call Lauren Jolly, (352) 610-3435.

Hernando Business digest for Dec. 25 12/23/15 [Last modified: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 3:02pm]
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