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Hernando County business digest for Nov. 24

HOSPITAL EARNS RECOGNITION: Oak Hill Hospital has been named one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Mickey Smith, left, chief executive officer, and Leanne Salazar, chief nursing officer, display the award.

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HOSPITAL EARNS RECOGNITION: Oak Hill Hospital has been named one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Mickey Smith, left, chief executive officer, and Leanne Salazar, chief nursing officer, display the award.

Business digest

Briefly

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: SCORE Chapter 439 is looking for volunteers to mentor small businesses. For more information, visit score439.org and click on "Volunteer."

Bulletin board

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.

Events

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.

Building skills

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.

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 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 Nov. 24 11/22/13 [Last modified: Friday, November 22, 2013 12:58pm]
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