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Jon Campbell was recently honored by United Parcel Service for 20 years of service with the company. Campbell, who is an air shuttle driver, began his career as a car washer in 1972. Jon and his wife, Donna, live in Port Richey with their three children.

Deborah L. Burge, Deborah Pearce and Kathleen Roberts of the Suncoast Eye Center/Eye Surgery Institute recently attended the Berkley Refractive Surgery, Marketing Management Course in Houston, Texas.

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Marie Powell of Pasco County Inc./Better Homes and Gardens recently raised more than $750 at the Great American Yard Sale. Proceeds went to the Better Homes Foundation, the nation's only organization dedicated solely to addressing the needs of homeless families, and to the Salvation Army's Spouse Abuse Shelter in Pasco County.

Intimate Caterers Inc., 5308 Balsam St. in New Port Richey, just off of U.S. 19, recently opened. They are open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays for take-out and delivery orders.

The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce Business Affairs Committee will present a workshop for local businesses to help them establish a Business Watch program. The workshop will be on Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Peoples State Bank in the Community Room at U.S. 19 and Main Street in New Port Richey. For information, call (813) 842-7651.

The Private Industry Council of Pasco County Inc. has been recognized by the Performance and Productivity Committee of the Florida Governor's Alliance for Employment of Disabled Citizens Inc.as an outstanding performer in placing persons with disabilities into gainful employment.

At the National Association of Home Builders board meeting held recently in Lexington, Ky., the Pasco Builders Association received an award from the national organization for recruiting the most members in its region and group. The award was presented to Robert Shelton, executive director. Leon Moody of Moody, D'Aviro and Associates Inc., Rosemary Fitzpatrick of Windjammer Homebuilders Inc., Rune Lero of Sure Builders Inc., and Bette Farmerie of Farmerie Custom Homes were honored.

Merrill Lynch is sponsoring a seminar, "Managing Your Savings Dollars," on Thursday at 11 a.m. at Merrill Lynch, 4821 U.S. 19 and Floramar Terrace in New Port Richey. The speaker will be John Fessel, Pilgrim Capital Management. Mark S. Babiarz and Mark Theriault will host. For reservations, call Yvonne DePalo (813) 847-8636 or 1-800-685-7899.

Zacker's L. P. Gas Co. has acquired the business of True Value Gas in Hudson. Zacker's has been serving the Tampa Bay Area for more than 35 years.

Send items of interest concerning appointments, promotions, new businesses, new construction and business-related awards and events to Barbara Horr, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668. Items must reach the Port Richey office at least one week before Monday publication.

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