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.
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.
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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 [email protected]
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.
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.
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