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In-home care company Right at Home opens branch in New Port Richey


Right at Home, an assistance agency that provides in-home care for seniors and disabled adults who want to continue to live independently, has opened a new office at 6630 Rowan Road, New Port Richey.

Franchise owner Paul Lallanilla has 17 years of health care experience. Right at Home of West Pasco will serve the senior and disabled adult population in the communities of New Port Richey, Port Richey, Trinity, Hudson, Bayonet Point, Holiday, Aripeka, Spring Hill and Tarpon Springs.

Lallanilla offers free consultations and home safety assessments to ensure a positive experience for his clients, and offers many in-home options including help for a few hours a day after a hospital stay or full-time care for an aging parent.

For information, contact Paul Lallanilla at (727) 844-3570 or visit

Who's news

Kathleen Wisler, owner of Refresh and Redesign, a home-based interior redesign business in Hudson, recently attended the Interior Refiners Convention in Atlanta.

Those attending received training and certification from Lauri Ward, founder of Use What You Have and the Interior Redesign Network in New York City.

Wisler can be reached at (727) 858-4032.


The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce will have the following ribbon-cuttings this week:

• Affordable Lab Tests Now, 4140 U.S. 19, New Port Richey, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. For information, call Steven Connelly at (727) 848-9800.

• All Things Remembered, 5919 Trouble Creek Road, Suite 9, New Port Richey, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For information, call the chamber's office at (727) 842-7651.

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Service Corps of Retired Executives Pasco-Hernando Chapter 439 will present a free small business seminar, "How to Really Start Your Own Business," from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City.

Jim Waters, SCORE counselor, will present the seminar. Issues to be covered include structuring the business, understanding cash flow, finding the money and business plans. The seminar will also include information on insurance and legal requirements.

No registration is required. For information, call the SCORE office at (727) 842-4638.

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The BNI Eagles, a referral-based networking group, meets at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Seven Springs Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., New Port Richey.

Visitors welcome. The meeting cost, which includes breakfast, is $10. For information, call Kathy Bram at (727) 967-1418.

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The Heart Institute at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 14000 Fivay Road, Entrance D, Hudson, will have a 20th anniversary celebration ceremony from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Friday. Parking for participants will be available at the rear entrance of the hospital near Entrance D.

The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to (727) 869-5498 or toll-free at 1‑877-442-2362.

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The Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce will have its Harvest Festival/Business Expo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 7 on Main Street in downtown Zephyrhills.

The event is sponsored by the Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce and the Zephyrhills/Wesley Chapel Ministerial Association.

The event will feature food, games, carnival rides, rock climbing, paintball, inflatables, pony rides, elephant rides and more.

For information, call the chamber office at (813) 782-1913 or e-mail Jan at director@zephyr

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Service Corps of Retired Executives Pasco-Hernando Chapter 439 will present a free small business seminar, "How to Market in this Economy," from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson.

Bill Brydia, SCORE counselor, will present the seminar.

For information, call the SCORE office at (727) 842-4638.

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