VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: SCORE Chapter 439 is looking for volunteers to mentor small businesses. For more information, visit score439.org and click on "Volunteer."
FREE BUSINESS CONSULTATIONS: The Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida and the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce provide free consultations to small businesses and entrepreneurs in the county. A business consultant is available at the chamber office to provide access to all of the center's services. The center's Hernando office is at the chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville. To schedule a counseling session, call Jerry Karp at (352) 796-0697.
CHAMBER RIBBON-CUTTING: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon-cutting for Nature Coast Paralegal Services, at the chamber's office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville, at noon Tuesday. Call Nicole Gregoire, (352) 540-1717.
NETWORKING: BNI Winning Edge will meet from 7:15 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at Regency Oaks Clubhouse, 4445 Breakwater Blvd., Spring Hill. The cost is $10 and includes breakfast. Call Lisa Cornett at (352) 345-1377.
THANKSGIVING DAY JAZZERCISE CLASS: Jazzercise Spring Hill, at 7257 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, will host its annual Thanksgiving Day benefit to help feed the hungry. Classes will be offered at 8, 9 and 10 a.m. Thursday. The classes are free and open to the public. Participants are asked to bring a food or monetary donation. All proceeds will benefit People Helping People of Hernando County. The 60-minute class, organized by local Jazzercise instructor Becky Mooneyham, will include a warmup, high-energy aerobic routines, and a muscle-toning and cool-down stretch segment. Classes are open to the public, and participants should dress to exercise. For information, call Mooneyham at (352) 442-8595.
LEADERSHIP PROGRAM: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce is presenting the "Disney on Leadership" series at the chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville.The series, presented by Royce Decker, reviews past, present and future business practices that have made the Disney name synonymous with exemplary products and services. The goal is to provide a solid foundation for customer service, loyalty and satisfaction. Session 4: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 13, or 5:30 to 7 p.m. Dec. 17.Cost for chamber members is $15 per class. The cost for nonmembers is $20 per class. Register online at hernandochamber.com/events. Call the chamber at (352) 796-0697.
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