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Dr. Richard Chlouber has joined the medical staff at My Gynecologist, 11175 County Line Road, Spring Hill.

Chlouber completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Beth Israel Medical Center at the Manhattan campus of Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York. He received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

While serving his residency, Chlouber was named administrative chief resident for 2009-10. He also received the second-year resident teaching award in 2008 and the medical student teaching award in 2007.

Chlouber is the author of several research documents and publications in obstetrics and gynecology and is a junior fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He can be reached at (352) 686-8884.

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Dr. Debra Gail Angelo was recently appointed to the medical staff at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

Angelo, who specializes in internal medicine, completed her residency in internal medicine at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, Ohio. She earned her medical degree at Windsor University School of Medicine in Basseterre, St. Kitts, West Indies.

Angelo also holds a pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern College of Pharmacy in Miami and is board eligible in internal medicine. She can be reached at (352) 597-6071.


The Spring Hill Jazzercise Center, 1287 Kass Circle, Spring Hill, will host a benefit class to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital from 9 a.m. to noon today.

Participants collect pledges before the event or pay a donation at the door. The event includes prizes and refreshments, as well as a marathon Jazzercise class. The event is open to the public.

For information, call instructor Becky Mooneyham at (352) 442-8595 or Tracie Morse at (352) 796-4796.

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Old Navy, 7211 Coastal Way, Spring Hill, will have a fall festival and bake sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today to benefit Cookies for Kids' Cancer.

The event will include food and drinks, a bounce house, a rally car from the Tampa Sportscar Examiner, a cake walk, face painting, balloon animals, pumpkin decorating and other activities. The LifeSouth bloodmobile will also be on site. Those attending may vote for their favorite scarecrow made by Old Navy employees.

For information, contact Connie Cordell at (352) 596-7629 or visit

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Keller Williams Realty-Elite Partners will sponsor a Bowl-A-Fun Day fundraiser beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday at Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Participants are asked to arrive early to check in.

The event will benefit KW Cares, a nonprofit public charity created to support Keller Williams Realty associates and their immediate families who have hardships as a result of a sudden emergency.

The cost is $10 per bowler. To register, call Carol Fernandes at (352) 212-5023 or Sandy Ziegler at (352) 688-6500.

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The Nature Coast Chapter of the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management is scheduled to meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the cafeteria classroom at Oak Hill Hospital, 11775 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

The program will be about everyday dilemmas of managers in the medical profession. Dinner is included.

The association is looking for members interested in becoming officers, and members are asked to come to the meeting prepared to nominate a new slate of officers for next year.

The chapter will take nominations during September and October. Voting will take place at the November meeting, and installation of new officers will be in December.

Association members can submit nominations at monthly meetings or via fax at either (352) 688-6219, (352) 596-7869, (352) 597-9470 or (352) 596-5244.

For information, send e-mail to secretary Dee Suber at

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The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have these ribbon cuttings during the coming week:

Dynamic Auto Body, 16288 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville, noon Wednesday. Call Matt or Christine Mulvaney at (352) 797-0449.

R&D Graphics, at Cortez Community Bank, 13080 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, noon Thursday. Call Robin or Dan Curtis at (352) 683-9400.

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

This month's sponsor is AT&T The Real Yellow Pages. The program will be "Meeting Florida's Energy Needs," with speaker Vincent "Vinny" Dolan, president and CEO of Progress Energy Florida.

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

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Hernando Biz ... Net-Connecting for You, a networking group, will meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Course Lane, Spring Hill.

A minimal dues structure is in place. Members are asked to attend at least three meetings a month and order breakfast from the menu. New members are welcome. Contact Sallie at (352) 428-3647 or

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Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar at 10601 County Line Road, Spring Hill, will be the site of a Dining to Donate fundraiser to benefit Gifts from Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Ten percent of customers' bills will be donated to the nonprofit organization, which sends gifts, prayers and support to troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Those participating must present a copy of the Dining to Donate flier to their server before ordering. To obtain a flier, visit the Gifts from Home website at and click on events. For information, contact Linda Kidwell at (352) 684-4185 or send e-mail to

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Oak Hill Hospital will have an open house and ribbon cutting from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at its new Orthopedic & Spine Institute at 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, on the fourth floor in the newly decorated waiting area. Guests are asked to use Entrance B.

The ribbon cutting will be at 5 p.m. The public is invited, and refreshments will be served.

For information or reservations, call (352) 597-6333.

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Nature Coast Business Professionals, a nonexclusive networking group, will meet at 8 a.m. Friday at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Course Lane, Spring Hill.

The goal is to develop long-term relationships with other business professionals. There are no membership fees. Contact Deborah Cutlip at (352) 293-4317 or

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 e-mail items to 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 news 09/17/10 [Last modified: Friday, September 17, 2010 7:20pm]
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