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The businesses of Horse Lake Plaza are giving away two bicycles at 3 p.m. today.

Those who visit Beef 'O' Brady's, Lizzie T's Coffee House, Mr. & Ms. Salon or Looper Sports Connection can receive a chance to win a bicycle.

The plaza is at Horse Lake Road and the State Road 50 truck route in Brooksville. For information, call Beef's at (352) 797-9464, Lizzie T's at (352) 593-4184, Mr. & Ms. Salon at (352) 796-1011, or Looper's at (352) 796-7974.

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During the holiday season, Turner Funeral Homes is offering residents a chance to record a loved one's name on an ornament and hang the ornament on a Christmas tree, at either its Brooksville or Spring Hill location.

Turner has placed fresh-cut Christmas trees at both of its locations, at 504 E Jefferson St., Brooksville, and at 14360 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

For information, call (352) 796-3588.

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The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida, provides free consultations to small businesses and entrepreneurs in Hernando County.

Consultations and access to all SBDC services are available at the chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville. To schedule a counseling session or for information, call Jerry Karp at (352) 796-0697.

Events

Access Healthcare will host an open house for Dr. Michael Bryan Reynolds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 675 Harvard St., Brooksville, in the location formerly occupied by Dr. Fred W. Frankenberg.

Reynolds is board-certified in family practice. He comes to Access from Largo and has been in practice since 1985.

Reynolds received his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, W. Va. He completed his residency and internship at Warren General Hospital in Warren, Ohio.

For information, call (352) 544-0610.

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The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will be closed Monday and Tuesday in observance of the Christmas holiday.

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BNI Leaders by Design will meet from 7:15 to 9: 30 a.m. Thursday at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. The cost is $9 and includes breakfast. Call Ralph Vitola at (352) 796-2676.

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Women Building Women will host its monthly networking mixer from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Cadence Bank, 14211 Powell Road, south of Brooksville.

For information, call (352) 345-3597.

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Nature Coast Business Professionals, a nonexclusive networking group, will meet at 8 a.m. Friday at the IHOP restaurant, 3660 Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

The goal of the group is to develop long-term relationships with business professionals. There are no membership fees. Call Dana Cutlip at (352) 293-4317.

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The two local Jazzercise Fitness Centers will offer free introductory classes Jan. 2 to 8.

Participants are asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of class and be dressed to exercise. The two locations are 7257 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, and 422 S Broad St., Brooksville.

For information, call Becky at (352) 442-8595 or Tracie at (352) 796-4796, or visit jazzercise.com.

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SCORE Chapter 439 is presenting a series of free business seminars:

• "Introduction to QuickBooks," 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8, Land O'Lakes Branch Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes.

• "Creating a Business Plan," 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9, Hugh Embry Branch Library, 215 Fourth St., Dade City.

• "Using the Internet in your Business," 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10, New River Branch Library, 34043 State Road 54, Wesley Chapel.

• "How to Apply for a Business Loan," 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 12, New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey.

• "Using the Internet in your Business," 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Jan. 15, Lykes Memorial Library, main branch, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

• "Starting a Home Based Business," 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson.

• "How to Really Start Your Own Business," 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23, South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday.

To register, visit score439.org and click on the Local Workshops tab, or call the SCORE office at (727) 842-4638.

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

Hernando business news 12/21/12 [Last modified: Friday, December 21, 2012 10:23pm]
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