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Hernando Business digest for Feb. 5

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BUSINESS EXPERTS AVAILABLE: The Small Business Development Center of USF, in partnership with the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, will have business specialists available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville.

The specialists will be available for no-cost consulting in business certification, international trade, marketing, accounting and taxes, and business planning.

For information or to reserve a time, visit hernandochamber.com.

Events

RIBBON-CUTTINGS: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have three ribbon-cuttings during the coming week:

• Crescent Community Clinic, 5244 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, noon Tuesday. Call Maureen Solimon, (352) 610-9916.

• Liberty Tax, 4216 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill, noon Wednesday. Call Tina Walker, (352) 428-4617.

• Chili's restaurant, 3085 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, noon Thursday. Call Donna Hess, (352) 686-2265.

POWER LUNCH: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will host a Power Lunch, a health care industry networking event, at noon Feb. 12 at Gator's Dockside, 4329 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. The event is sponsored by Westbridge. The cost is $13 prepaid or $15 at the door. For information, visit hernandochamber.com.

BUSINESS BOOT CAMP: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will offer Boot Camp 2016: A Healthy Business = Financial Success, a series of four free workshops, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville, on the following dates:

• Laying the Groundwork of Your Financial Success, Feb. 18.

• Referrals! Referrals! Referrals! Feb. 25.

• Branding — Who? What? Why? and How? March 3.

• Expand Your Reach for Financial Success, March 9.

For information, visit hernandochamber.com.

Save the date

KEYS TO SUCCESS: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have its second annual Keys to Success business development series March 21 to 23 at the chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville. Partnerships are available in four categories: Platinum for $1,500, Gold for $1,000, Silver for $500 and Bronze for $250. For information, visit hernandochamber.com or call (352) 796-0697.

Building skills

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

• Using the Internet in Your Business, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 12, Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville.

• How to Apply for a Business Loan, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey.

• Customer service workshop, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday.

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

• Nature Coast Business Professionals: 7:30 a.m. Friday, IHOP restaurant, 3660 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Guests are welcome. Those attending may order from the menu. Call Dana Cutlip, (352) 293-4317.

• 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.

• BNI Leaders by Design: 7:15 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. The cost is $9 and includes breakfast; no cost for first-time visitors. Call Marianne Zirk, (352) 340-4456.

Hernando Business digest for Feb. 5 02/03/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 4:32pm]
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