JOB FAIR A SUCCESS: More than 2,700 job-seekers participated in the Tampa Premium Outlets Job Fair on Aug. 27. The event was organized by CareerSource Pasco Hernando and the Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce, which partnered in an effort to help fill 800 jobs for the Tampa Premium Outlets mall, 2398 Grand Cypress Blvd., Lutz.
As a result, 175 job-seekers obtained employment, and positions are still being filled.
The mall opened Thursday, and a grand opening event will continue through Sunday. The hours are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. For information, call (813) 377-1300 or (352) 200-3020.
SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR: Pasco Hernando SCORE is presenting a series of free small business seminars.
• How to Create Powerful Visual Presentations, 5:25 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey.
• In Search of Wow, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson.
• How to Really Start Your Own Business, 5:35 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday.
• Understanding a Franchise Business, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.
To register and for information, visit pascohernando.score.org and click on the Local Workshops tab or call the SCORE office at (727) 842-4638.
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COMMUNITY AND BUSINESS EXPO: The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce will host the 2015 Community and Business Expo from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at Dan Cannon Auditorium at the Pasco County Fairgrounds, 36722 State Road 52, Dade City.
Exhibitors are welcome. Information is available at dadecitychamber.org.
The expo, which will feature business exhibitors, entertainment, demonstrations, free food samples and door prizes, is free. For information, call the chamber at (352) 567-3769.
HARVEST FESTIVAL BUSINESS EXPO: Local businesses, churches and community organizations will join together to celebrate the Christian faith from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 14 at Zephyr Park, 38116 Fifth Ave., Zephyrhills. Vendor spaces are available.
The event includes a business expo, community yard sale, live entertainment, food, a car show, a kids corner, crafts, exhibits, giveaways and health education. Free admission. Proceeds will benefit the Samaritan Project of Zephyrhills.
For information, call (813) 810-8670.
BBQ & BLUES FESTIVAL: The sixth annual Pigz in Z'Hill BBQ & Blues Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 16 at Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, 39450 South Ave., Zephyrhills.
For sponsorships and vendor information, visit zephyrhillschamber.org.
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