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Pasco's business digest for July 11

Business digest

Briefly

New Allstate office opens in Port Richey: Allstate Insurance recently announced the opening of a new office at 9686 U.S. 19 in Port Richey. The office is owned and operated by Stephen Ward, Allstate agent.

Ward can be reached at (727) 862-6609.

Who's news

Hospital names its 2013 Physician Frist Humanitarian award winner: Medical Center of Trinity recently announced that Dr. Haravu Lokesh received its 2013 Physician Frist Humanitarian Award. Lokesh has been practicing pediatrics for more than 30 years. He is closely associated with many community organizations that provide free healthcare to children in need.

The Frist Humanitarian award honors outstanding individuals for humanitarian and volunteer services, and is named in honor of the late Dr. Thomas F. Frist Sr., founder of HCA.

TOP AGENTS: Coldwell Banker F.I. Grey & Son Residential, 6330 U.S. 19, New Port Richey, has announced its top Realtors for June:

• Sherrie Mauzy received the Top Listing Agent by Units and the Top Producing Agent by Volume awards.

• Carolyn Hill received the Top Producing Agent by Units award.

• Team Maceda, whose members include Joseph P. Maceda Jr., Kristin Mizgorski, Rebecca Duffy and Tracy Karakaris, received the Top Listing Agents by Volume, the Top Selling Agents by Volume and the Top Selling Agents by Units awards

For information, call office manager Kelly Parker-Powell at (727) 495-2424.

Events

Open House: Wilson's Tractor and Supply will have an open house from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at 12410 U.S. 301, Dade City. Call Jennifer Wilson, (352) 567-5002.

PHSC Encore Academy presents boot camp and job skills workshops: The Encore Academy at Pasco-Hernando State College will have its Back to School Boot Camp and Job Seekers workshops for students 50 and older. Workshops will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. through July and August at its Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill.

The program addresses the major obstacles facing people age 50 or older who want to return to the classroom or improve their job outlook. Students may enroll for the entire series or select individual workshops of interest.

• Computer Maintenance, Tuesday.

• Applying for Jobs Online, Thursday. Free.

• Computer Security, July 22.

• Resume Writing, July 24. Free.

• Intro to Microsoft Word, July 29.

• Networking for Success, July 31. Free.

• Intro to File Management, Aug. 5.

• Interviewing Skills, Aug. 7. Free.

Registration deadline is three days before workshop start date. Workshops are $12 each unless otherwise stated. Call (727) 816-3439 or visit phsc.edu/encore.

Chamber mixer: The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly chamber mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Pregnancy Care Center, 38021 8th Ave., Zephyrhills.

Building skills

Educating entrepreneurs: SCORE Chapter 439 will present the free business seminar "How to Apply for Nonprofit Grants," Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville.

To register, visit score439.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 Hayes, Business Digest, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668. You may also email items to jhayes@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.

Networking and mixers

Trinity Positive Business Network: 8:30 a.m. Monday 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. Tuesday at Timber Greens Country Club, 6333 Timber Greens Blvd., New Port Richey. The cost is $8 and includes breakfast. Call (727) 847-3898.

West Pasco Business Alliance: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Atria Baypoint Village, 7927 State Road 52, Hudson. Meets the third Tuesday of every month. The cost is $7 and includes lunch. Call Abby Hamilton, (813) 817-1905.

West Pasco Business Association: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday 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. Tuesday at Fox Hollow Country Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway. Networking 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. Wednesday at Heritage Harbor Golf & Country Club, 19502 Heritage Harbor Parkway, Lutz. Call Bob Nixon, (813) 263-5632.

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

Wednesday Morning Networking Group: 7:30 a.m. Wednesday 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.

Free Networking International: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday 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, (813) 929-6816.

West Pasco Business Network: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Blue Dolphin, 8825 State Road 52, Hudson. For more information, visit westpascobusiness.org or call Joanne Grassi at (727) 856-9595.

BNI Eagles: 7:15 a.m. Thursday 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. Thursday at Vallarta's Mexican Restaurant, 22948 State Road 54, Lutz. Call Rob Hamilton at (813) 431-5887.

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

Pasco's business digest for July 11 07/10/14 [Last modified: Thursday, July 10, 2014 11:00am]

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