U-HAUL NEIGHBORHOOD DEALER OPENS: Suncoast Powder Coating, 4175 Broad St., Brooksville, has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer. The business will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pickup for boxes. Hours of operation for rentals are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. After-hours drop-offs are available. For information, call (352) 678-6898.
COFFEE BARN TO MOVE AND CHANGE NAME: On Aug. 1, the Coffee Barn and Bakery, 1147 S Broad St., Brooksville, will move to a new, larger location at 26 S Broad St., Brooksville, and changing its name to Mountaineer Coffee. The business will add a craft in-house roastery that will use beans from all over the world. For information, visit thecoffeebarnandbakery.com or call (352) 247-7633.
CHAMBER RIBBON-CUTTING: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon-cutting at the Gentle Dentist, 4048 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, at noon Tuesday. Call Rory Vosburg, (352) 398-4064.
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. The speaker will be Cecilia O. Patella, Hernando County Sheriff's Office director of emergency management. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Ticket includes dinner and the speaker. For information, visit BPWHernando.org.
LEE CORSO TO SPEAK AT CHAMBER'S JULY BREAKFAST: Former football coach Lee Corso, currently a broadcaster and commentator for ESPN, will be the speaker at the July Membership Breakfast Meeting of the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce. The breakfast will begin at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, south of Brooksville. There will also be a short meet-and-greet immediately after the meeting. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members at the door. Pre-registration is suggested. For information, call (352) 796-0697. 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 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 SEMINARS: Pasco Hernando SCORE is presenting a series of free small business seminars.
• Using the Internet in Your Business, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9, Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson.
• Introduction to QuickBooks, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 11, New River Branch Library, 34043 State Road 54, Wesley Chapel.
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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