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Hernando County business digest for April 20

Business digest

Who's news

CHAMBER DIPLOMAT: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce has announced that Judi Schreiner, owner of Judi's Creations and Travel, was Diplomat of the Month for February.

FITNESS CENTER OWNERS ATTEND AAOM CONFERENCE: Herson and Kim Garcia, corrective holistic exercise kinesiology practitioners and owners of the Garcia Institute of Modern Excellence fitness center, 19832 County Line Road, Spring Hill, recently attended the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine conference in Clearwater. The husband-wife team, invited by Dr. Aeneas Janez from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and David Weinstock, the creator of neurokinetic therapy, assisted physicians in learning the concepts behind neurokinetic therapy and its benefits.

Events

CHAMBER RIBBON-CUTTINGS: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have two ribbon-cuttings this week:

• Hernando County Road Runners, at the chamber's office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville, noon Tuesday. Call Kenneth J. Dent, (352) 383-4870.

• Hernando County Education Foundation, 801 N Broad St., Brooksville, noon Thursday. Call Tammy Brinker, (352) 797-7313.

OPEN HOUSE AND SPRING FLING: Gaya Jyoti Yoga and Wellness Center, 12560 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, will have an open house and Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The event will include a meet-and-greet with the staff, informational yoga seminars and a flower planting party in observance of Earth Day. For information, call (352) 610-1083.

LEADER DEVELOPMENT: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will present its Leadercast event May 9 at Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville.

Registration is at 7:30 a.m., breakfast is at 8 a.m. and the program is from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event is broadcast live from Atlanta to hundreds of sites. Speakers will include Andy Stanley, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Malcolm Gladwell, Randall Wallace, Bill McDermott, Laura Schroff, Dr. Henry Cloud, Simon Sinek and Laura Bush.

The theme is "Beyond You." The event is open to the public. Tickets are $49 if purchased before Tuesday. Prices after the early-bird deadline are $69 for chamber members, $79 for nonmembers and $59 for nonprofits.

Groups of 10 receive a $10 discount per person.

Partnership opportunities are available: gold event partner, $1,000; silver partner, $500; and bronze partner, $300.

For information, email Dawn Badami at the chamber at dawn@hernandochamber.com.

HERNANDO COUNTY FOOD TRUCK FIESTA: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will present its first Hernando County Food Truck Fiesta from 5 to 9 p.m. May 16 at Weeki Wachee High School, 12150 Vespa Way, north of Weeki Wachee.

The event is being billed as a "family date night," open to the public and designed for families to spend the evening together enjoying foods from area food truck vendors. There will be a free movie on the school lawn.

The event will also feature local vendors, nonprofit organizations and a children's activity area with games, prizes and other activities. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs.

For information, call (352) 796-0697.

Building skills

SMALL BUSINESS SEMINARS: SCORE Chapter 439 is presenting a series of free business seminars. The final seminar for April will be "Using the Internet in Your Business," from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, New River Branch Library, 34043 State Road 54, Wesley Chapel.

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

Networking and mixers

BNI Winning Edge: 7:15 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Regency Oaks Clubhouse, 4445 Breakwater Blvd., Spring Hill. The cost is $10 and includes breakfast. Call Lisa Cornett at (352) 345-1377.

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 at (352) 340-4456.

Nature Coast Business Professionals: 8 a.m. Friday, Chicken Lickins Restaurant, 3019 Commercial Way, on the south side of Towne Square Mall, Spring Hill. Guests are welcome. Those attending may order from the menu. Call Dana Cutlip at (352) 293-4317.

Hernando County business digest for April 20 04/18/14 [Last modified: Friday, April 18, 2014 6:56pm]
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