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Hometown Hernando for Oct. 30

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Note of thanks

The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce's Networking Committee hosted its annual "Hang 10" Hernando Beach Bash at the Hernando Beach Club on Oct. 4. Local business owners and employees had the opportunity to network in a casual setting overlooking the Gulf of Mexico while enjoying a meal prepared by Chef Images and entertainment provided by American Media Entertainment, Down 2-2, Shazadi and John Leggio's Dance Studio.

I'd like to thank the sponsors, partners, committee members and volunteers who made this year's event possible:

Longboard sponsors included: A New Dawn Hair Salon, Brown & Brown Insurance, Tracers Information Specialists, Oak Hill Hospital and Hernando Today.

Shortboard sponsors included: Elegant Events, Hogan Law Firm, Judi's Creations & Travel, Monster Transmission, Sir Speedy, Skyway Technology Group, Tampa Bay Times, Thunderbay Builders, WWQB True Oldies 106.3 and Universal Soil Solutions.

Lifeguard sponsors included: Auto Club Group, formerly AAA Auto Club South, American Car Craft 3, Big Frog Custom T-Shirts, Davis Family Hearing, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union, Lowe's and Spring Hill Lock & Key.

Business Sponsors included: Arc Nature Coast, Capital City Bank, Cutlip Financial Services, Family Chiropractic, Hernando Beach Club, Killingsworth Insurance Agency, Spring Hill Dental Associates and Summit Imaging.

Partners included: Creative Environmental, Elegant Events, Friendly KIA, Home Depot, Nature Coast.TV, Pit Boss Bar-B-Q, Republic Services, Publix Supermarkets, Rookies Sports Bar & Grill, Sam's Club, Sir Speedy, Sonic drive-in, Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Que, Windsong Boats & Charters, Withlacoochee River Electric Corp. and WWJB-AM 1450 radio.

And a special thank-you to the Beach Bash committee and chamber volunteers for their hard work and dedication.

Chris Scavuzzo, Beach Bash chairman, Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce

Hometown Hernando for Oct. 30 10/29/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 2:15pm]
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