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Chamber installs directors




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High Fives

Joe Alpine, president of the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce, installed the 2011-12 board of directors of the chamber's Young Professional Group on June 9. New board members include president Derek Pontlitz; vice president Doug Doran; secretary Jennifer Selk; treasurer Paul Friedlander; past president Becky Bennett; and directors Lorraine Cesare and Joanne Cicora. The group is made up of chamber members who are young in life, young in business and/or young at heart. Monthly meetings feature a program focused on the development and enrichment of leadership and networking skills as well as providing activities that support the growing community and the chamber. For information, visit / or call Bennett at (727) 967-7509.

The Pasco-Hernando Community College Foundation received a contribution from the Zephyrhills Elks Lodge #2731 to fund the group's $1,000 annual scholarship. The scholarship will benefit a PHCC student who is enrolled in the registered nursing program.

Delta Kappa Gamma, Key Women Educators, donated $500 to establish a scholarship to honor Marion Bullock, who was employed by PHCC from 1988 to 2006 and served in many capacities including provost of the Dade City campus. This scholarship will be awarded to a female PHCC student who is in her second year of study in education.

The Rotary Club of Zephyrhills Daybreak contributed $1,000 to its existing endowed scholarship and the Rotary Club of Brooksville donated $2,000 to its endowed scholarship to benefit PHCC students at the Brooksville campus.

The PHCC Foundation also received $2,500 from the Regency Park Civic Association in New Port Richey for an annual scholarship to assist PHCC students with demonstrated financial need.

Students interested in being considered for PHCC Foundation scholarships may submit their applications through the college's online application at For information or to make a contribution to the Foundation, call (727) 816-3410 or visit

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