CARDIOLOGIST BUYS MEDICAL OFFICE CONDO: Hold Thyssen, a commercial property firm based in Winter Park, recently completed the sale of a medical/professional office condo in the Bayonet Point Medical/Office building at 14100 Fivay Road, Hudson. Carol Kinnard, medical office specialist, brokered the transaction on behalf of the seller, Dr. Rodolfo Dy and Rosemarie Dy, and the buyer, Dr. Vinod Raxwal, a cardiologist with Access Healthcare Physicians. Raxwal had occupied the 1,227-square-foot suite for two years as a tenant upon establishing his practice with Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point in 2014.
CAREERSOURCE PASCO HERNANDO LAUNCHES INTERN PROGRAM: In order to connect employers and those seeking internship opportunities, CareerSource Pasco Hernando has created a website. The site — pascohernandointern.com — will provide a single location for employers and prospective interns to find open positions throughout Pasco and Hernando counties. The program provides opportunities for individuals who have completed occupational classroom skills training and need to gain job-related skills and knowledge. Based on a potential intern's eligibility, employers may benefit by being reimbursed between 50 percent and 80 percent of the intern's wages. The site provides opportunities not only to students and job-seekers, but also veterans.
DOCTOR LECTURES IN GEORGIA: Dr. Michael A. Pikos, a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon and the founder of Coastal Jaw Surgery, recently lectured and provided hands-on training on Level I Botox and other neuromodulators for the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics during the annual Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting in Atlanta. Pikos' offices are at 2711 Tampa Road, Palm Harbor; 8845 Hawbuck St., Trinity, and 4372 Commercial Way, Spring Hill.
MANUFACTURING JOB FAIR: Pasco-Hernando State College's career and testing services and CareerSource Pasco Hernando are hosting a manufacturing job fair from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the West Campus, Building R151, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Job-seekers are encouraged to bring plenty of resumes. Participants will have the opportunity to visit with local manufacturing companies that will be on hand for questions, with some offering on-the-spot interviews. Job-seekers must register at phsc2016manufacturing.eventbrite.com. For information, call Jackie Eden at (727) 816-3381.
BizGROW2.0: The BizGROW2.0 conference and entrepreneur exchange will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Pasco-Hernando State College's Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch, 2727 Mansfield Blvd., Wesley Chapel. Hosted by the Pasco Economic Development Council, the event is an opportunity to connect with Tampa Bay businesses and entrepreneurs. Tickets are $30 if purchased by May 8 and $35 afterward. The conference is geared for local entrepreneurs, startups and business owners. To RSVP, call (813) 926-0827 or visit Pasco EDC.com/Events.
JOB-SEEKER WORKSHOP SERIES: Pasco-Hernando State College will host a job-seeker workshop series from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays in May at the West Campus, Room A205, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. The career-focused workshops are free and open to the public.
• Job Search Strategies, Thursday. Learn how to jump-start a job search.
• Resume Writing, May 19. Learn how to format a resume and use key words and phrases to increase the likelihood a hiring manager will read it.
• Interviewing Skills, May 26. Learn common interview protocols, tips and techniques, including how to dress professionally, proper body language during the interview and appropriate post-interview follow-up.
For information, call (727) 816-3334 or email Jacqueline Eden at [email protected]
SMALL BUSINESS SEMINARS: Pasco Hernando SCORE is presenting a series of free small business seminars.
• Intro to Microsoft Excel, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey.
• Using the Internet in Your Business, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Hugh Embry Branch Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City.
• How to Apply for a 501(c)(3), 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson.
• How to Really Start Your Own Business, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, New River Branch Library, 34043 State Road 54, Wesley Chapel.
To register, visit pascohernando.score.org and click on the Local Workshops tab or call the SCORE office at (727) 842-4638.
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