NEW CLINIC OPENS: After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care, 5400 Little Road, New Port Richey, opened Jan. 11, providing urgent care to children with non-life-threatening illness and injuries.
The clinic is open from 5 to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 1 to 11 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. No appointments are necessary, and most insurance plans are accepted. The clinic is managed by TeamHealth of Knoxville, Tenn.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT WEEK: The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce will have its 23rd annual Business Development Week from Monday to Friday at various locations in the county.
Activities will include informational programs, workshops and a business expo for anyone learning about business, starting a business or expanding a business. Many of the events are free and open to the public.
The event begins with a kickoff luncheon from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Monday at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. The keynote speaker will be Elizabeth McCormick, a Black Hawk pilot, who will present "Soar 2 Success." Tickets are $35.
To register, visit pascoedc.com. For information, call (727) 842-7651 or visit westpasco.com.
MARKETING MANIA: American House Zephyrhills and Senior Helpers will host a East & Central Pasco Marketing Mania event at 10 a.m. Thursday, at American House, 38130 Pretty Pond Road, Zephyrhills.
The guest speaker will be Amanda Morris of the Thomas Promise Foundation. Tours of the senior living community will be available. To RSVP, call (813) 400-2263.
SLEEK & SEXY NIGHT FUNDRAISER: The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce's Young Professionals Group will host its ninth annual Sleek and Sexy Night at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Dulcet Restaurant and Lounge, 6220 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey.
The event is sponsored by Pontlitz Asset Advisors and will benefit local nonprofit organizations, as well as provide young professionals with educational opportunities.
The upscale evening will include complimentary valet parking, photos on the red carpet and a glass of champagne provided by Hits 106 WGHR-FM. There also will be special performances by Dancing with the Local Stars winners Alison Janke and Paul Friedlander, butler-passed premium hor d'oeuvres, outside patio seating, music and dancing. Participants may join the "sexiest contest" in five categories: sexiest shoes, legs, eyes, hair, smile and swagger. Tickets are $35 in advance or $45 at the door, and are available at westpasco.com or at the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce office, DeLuca's Fine Jewelry or the Dulcet. For information, call Becky Bennett at (727) 967-7509.
RIBBON-CUTTING AND GRAND OPENING: Florida Hospital Zephyrhills will have a community open house and ribbon cutting from noon to 2 p.m. at its Creation Health Wellness Center, 38233 Daughtery Road, Zephyrhills.
The ribbon cutting, courtesy of the Greater Zephyrhills and the Greater Dade City chambers of commerce, will be at 12:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
GREEN INDUSTRY TRAINING: The Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service will offer Green Industry Best Management Practices training from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at its office at the Pasco County Fairgrounds, 36702 State Road 52, Dade City. The program is designed for landscape professionals who apply pesticides and fertilizers commercially.
Preregistration and prepayment are required. Visit the Eventbrite link at ow.ly/WbdoK. The cost for training and lunch is $30. Participants must have a photo ID and pre-paid ticket for admission. The cost for Pasco County government and Pasco County School District employees is $20, with the signature of an immediate supervisor on the pre-paid ticket. For information, call (352) 518-0156.
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