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Hernando County business digest for Jan. 20

Events

One year ago, Gaya Jyoti Yoga at 2129 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill, opened its doors. To celebrate its anniversary, an open house will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Activities will include free yoga classes, a healthy eating seminar and a raffle drawing. Refreshments will be available.

For information, call Diana Reed at (352) 610-1083.

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The Hernando Builders Association will have its monthly general membership meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the association office, 7391 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville.

The event is a pizza and beer mix-and-mingle and is free for members. Pizza from Gennaro's and free draft beer will be served. Reservations are requested. Call (352) 596-1114.

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The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce has scheduled two ribbon cuttings during the coming week:

Nature Coast Healthy Living Magazine, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville, noon Tuesday. Call Kendra Akers, (352) 638-7177.

Hernando County Republican Party, 19227 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, noon Thursday. Call Blaise Ingoglia, (352) 686-8200.

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The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Development Center at USF will offer a marketing seminar, "Learn How to Really Connect with the Right Audience," 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville.

The seminar will be presented by Jerry Karp, a certified business analyst. Participants will learn how to craft the right message for the right audience.

The cost is $25 per person. To register, call (352) 796-0697.

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

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Service Corps of Retired Executives Pasco-Hernando Chapter 439 will present the free seminar "How to Really Start Your Own Business," from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Land O'Lakes Branch Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes.

Participants will learn about starting a business, including business plans, cash flow charts and finding money.

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

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The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have its January membership breakfast meeting Wednesday at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Spring Hill. Networking and a business card exchange will begin at 7:15 a.m.; the program begins at 7:45 a.m.

This month's sponsor is the Hernando County Blueberry Festival, and the speaker will be Jerry Karp with the Small Business Development Center.

The cost is $12 for chamber members and $20 for nonmembers. Call Becky Russ at (352) 796-0697.

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Monster Transmission and Performance will host an open house tour from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 19370 Oliver St., Brooksville.

Refreshments and horsepower will be served. For information or to RSVP, email Nancy Holley at nancy@monstertrans.com.

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The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will present "Quick and Dirty Secrets for Selling to Any Age Group" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville.

The seminar will be presented by Terry Weaver.

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to identify today's four generations, define characteristics and selling tactics for each generation, identify characteristics of today's trend setters and be equipped with methods to improve communication. The cost is $20 per person. To register, call (352) 796-0697.

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The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will present "Ground Rules for G.R.E.A.T.N.E.S.S." from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Jan. 27 at the chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville.

Participants will learn how to recognize and realize their own greatness by utilizing a formula for success that is easily remembered, shared and duplicated. The formula, a nine-step process, was developed by Deborah London Baker, executive and team coach and trainer, who will present the workshop.

The cost is $20 per person. To register or for information, call (352) 796-0697.

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Nature Coast Business Professionals, a nonexclusive networking group, will meet at 8 a.m. Jan. 27 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 or visit naturecoastbusiness professionals.com.

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Brooksville Regional and Spring Hill Regional hospitals' Women's Advisory Council will host a "Go Red for Women and Heart Disease" fashion show at 6 p.m. Feb. 3 at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Spring Hill. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

The runway fashion show will be presented by La Boutique of Spring Hill. Hors d'oeuvres will be served. Those attending are invited to show support by wearing red. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Crescent Community Clinic.

Tickets are $30 and are available at La Boutique, 4123 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill and at Westover's Flowers & Gifts, 510 E Liberty St., Brooksville. For information, call (352) 688-2560 or (352) 754-3230.

If you have business announcements you would like 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 County business digest for Jan. 20 01/19/12 [Last modified: Thursday, January 19, 2012 5:12pm]
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