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Pasco's Business digest for Aug. 12

Who's news

NURSE OF THE YEAR NAMED: Registered nurse June Cunningham was recently named Medical Center of Trinity's Nurse of the Year.

Cunningham, who works in the hospital's wound care in-patient unit, was chosen from the 106 members of the nursing team who were nominated. To her patients, she is known for her compassionate care. To the hospital's physicians, she is known for finding time to discuss patient history and physicals, for asking questions and for showing a love for medicine and learning.

Cunningham attended nursing school at North Hampton Community College in Bethlehem, Pa.

PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR NAMED: Dr. Stephen Hanff, board certified in orthopedic surgery, was named Medical Center of Trinity's Physician of the Year.

Hanff was chosen from 35 nominees for the award. He earned a medical degree from the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, graduating with honors in 2004, and completed his internship and orthopedic residency at the University of Florida.

TOP REALTORS: Coldwell Banker F.I. Grey & Son Residential, 6330 U.S. 19, New Port Richey, has announced its top Realtors for July. Tom Wibirt received all of the monthly awards, including Top Listing Agent by Units and Volume, Top Selling Agent by Units and Volume and Top Producing Agent by Units and Volume.

Events

GOLF TO HELP CHARITY: Terri's Tears Charitable Trust Foundation will host its first golf outing Saturday at Meadow Oaks Golf and Country Club, 13125 Fairwinds Road, Hudson. The event will have a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

Registration for the four-person scramble is $40 per player, with single or double players being paired with other golfers. Tickets include a goody bag, a door prize chance, contest prizes and an indoor cookout after the event.

To RSVP, call Vince Garofolo at (727) 863-6147 or (727) 255-4481. Sponsorships are available, starting at $25.

5:01 FRIDAY: A laid-back meet-up with other business owners and community members will be at 5:01 p.m. Aug. 26 at the SMARTstart Dade City business incubator, 15000 Citrus County Drive, Suite 103. For information or to RSVP, call (352) 437-4861.

Save the date

APPRECIATION BANQUET: The Pasco Economic Development Council will have its annual appreciation banquet on Sept. 8 at the Saddlebrook Resort, 5700 Saddlebrook Way, Wesley Chapel.

The trade show will begin at 5 p.m.; the dinner and program will be at 7 p.m. Local business and community leaders will be recognized for their contributions to growing and strengthening the local economy. The event will include an awards ceremony, an industry showcase and a brief report on the county's economic development progress.

For information or to RSVP, contact Suzanne at (813) 926-0827, ext. 226, or suzanne@pascoedc.com.

GOLF TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER: Wells Fargo Advisors of Trinity will host its third annual golf tournament to benefit Gulfside Hospice at 11 a.m. Oct. 24 at Cypress Run Golf Club, 2669 St. Andrews Blvd., Tarpon Springs, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Registration for the four-person scramble is $125 for individual golfers and $500 per foursome, which includes lunch and dinner. Hole-in-one, longest-drive and closest-to-the-pin prizes will be awarded. There will be beat the pro contests, as well as an auction.

To register online, visit firstgiving.com/GulfsideHospice/golf2016 or call Carla Armstrong toll-free 1-800-561-4883. Sponsorships are available, starting at $200.

Building skills

SMALL BUSINESS SEMINARS: Pasco Hernando SCORE is presenting a series of free small business seminars.

• Business Challenge Workshop, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Rasmussen College, 8661 Citizens Drive, New Port Richey.

• Internet Marketing, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey.

• Building a Plan for a Successful Business, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Centennial Park Branch Library, 5740 Moog Road, Holiday.

• Introduction to QuickBooks, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 30, Land O'Lakes Branch Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes.

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.

If you have business announcements you would like to share, mail the details to Jean Hamilton, Business Digest, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668. You may also email items to jhamilton@tampabay.com or fax them to (352) 754-6133. Submitted items may be edited for length and clarity. Photos are published as space permits; they will not be returned.

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Networking and mixers

• Trinity Positive Business Network: 8:30 a.m. Mondays at Oasis Coffee Spot, 9213 Little Road, New Port Richey. Call Tony Nalli at (727) 858-7907.

• BNI Outlook to Success: 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Verizon Event Center, 8718 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey. Cost is $10 and includes breakfast. Call (727) 815-7744.

• East Pasco Networking Group: 8 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Fresh Country Cafe, 5518 Gall Blvd., Zephyrhills. Call Nils Lenz at (813) 782-9491.

• Suncoast Women in Networking: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Royal Super Buffet, 9550 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Suncoast WIN is a group of professional businesswomen. Membership is $10 per year. Call Myrtle at (727) 934-9993.

• West Pasco Business Association: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 2150 Seven Springs Blvd., Trinity. The group is made up of professionals who promote each other's businesses. Visit westpascobusinessassociation.com.

• Trinity Business Association: 6 to 7:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Fox Hollow Country Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m., meeting starts at 6 p.m. Guests welcome. Cost is $12. Call Ginny Pierce at (727) 433-4073.

• BNI Platinum: 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays at Heritage Harbor Golf & Country Club, 19502 Heritage Harbor Parkway, Lutz. Call Bob Nixon at (813) 263-5632.

• Pasco Business Connections: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Broken Yolk, 3350 Grand Blvd., Holiday. Email noworries@tampabay.rr.com.

• Wednesday Morning Networking Group: 7:30 a.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month at Hungry Harry's Family Bar-B-Que, 3116 Land O'Lakes Blvd. A short networking presentation will be followed by a chance for all attendees to do a 30-second commercial. The event sponsor is Proly, Laporte & Mulligan P.A. Cost is $7 and includes breakfast. Call the Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce at (813) 909-2722.

• Keep It Local-Trinity Chapter: 8 a.m. Wednesdays at Havana Dreamers Cafe, 3104 Town Ave., Trinity. (813) 405-7815.

• Pasco Aging Network: 8 to 10 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month. Location changes each month. For information or to RSVP, visit pascoagingnetwork.org. PAN is a coalition of agencies and private providers of elder services in Pasco.

• Keep It Local-Wesley Chapel Chapter: 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Lexington Oaks Golf & Country Club, 26133 Lexington Oaks Blvd., Wesley Chapel. (813) 405-7815.

• Keep It Local-Christian Women's Network Chapter: 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Direction Connection, 2632 U.S. 19, Holiday. (813) 405-7815.

• Free Networking International: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Cantina Laredo, 2000 Piazza Ave., Building 4, Suite 170, Wesley Chapel (at the Shops at Wiregrass). Attendees pay for their own lunch. Call Martine Duncan at (813) 929-6816.

• Keep It Local-New Port Richey Chapter: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Direction Connection, 2632 U.S. 19, Holiday. (813) 405-7815.

• Keep It Local-Odessa/Trinity Chapter: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Seven Springs Golf & Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., Trinity. (813) 405-7815.

• West Pasco Business Network: noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Hibachi Buffet, 10421 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Call Joanne Grassi at (727) 856-9595.

• BNI Eagles: 7:15 a.m. Thursdays at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Cost is $10 and includes breakfast. Call Clay Henderson at (727) 534-5191.

• BNI Referral Connection: 7:15 to 9 a.m. Thursdays at Vallarta's Mexican Restaurant, 22948 State Road 54, Lutz. Call Rob Hamilton at (813) 431-5887.

• Christian Business Connections of Central Pasco: 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. Thursdays at Quail Hollow Golf Club, 6225 Old Pasco Road, Wesley Chapel. Cost of $9 per meeting, includes breakfast and beverages. Annual membership dues are $100. Call Rene Van Hout at (813) 300-7511.

• Trinity/West Pasco Chapter of NPI: 7:45 a.m. Thursdays at IHOP, 10740 State Road 54, New Port Richey. Call Rob Marlowe at (727) 847-2424.

• Networking For Your Success: 8 a.m. Thursdays at Lexington Oaks Country Club, 2615 Lexington Oaks Blvd., Wesley Chapel. Cost is $5 and includes a continental breakfast. Annual membership is $79. Call Matt at (813) 782-1777.

• Women-n-Charge: 11:30 a.m. on the first Friday of each month, Pebble Creek Country Club, 10550 Regents Park Dr., Tampa. Cost is $15 for members in advance, $18 for guests and at the door. Call Judy at (813) 600-9848.

Pasco's Business digest for Aug. 12 08/09/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 6:36pm]
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