ERA Suncoast Realty has announced that C.D. Alderson is the firm's newest million-dollar producer for 2003.
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RE/MAX Each Realty One associate contributes a portion of every commission he or she earns to the Children's Miracle Network. This year the contribution totaled $5,211.
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Don Turner was awarded the Paul Harris Award by the Kings Bay Rotary for his outstanding service in the community, First Federal Savings Bank has announced. Turner is the vice president/commercial loan officer at the bank's Inverness branch.
Habitat for Humanity has opened a new "Everything for the Home" thrift store at 3685 E Forest Drive, just west of Inverness. All profits from the store's sales will help underwrite Habitat's efforts to provide affordable housing for low-income families in the county. To donate items or to inquire about volunteering, call Barbara Rezac, local Habitat for Humanity chapter president, at 341-1800.
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The public is encouraged to make inquiries at the Florida Division of Consumer Affairs in Tallahassee toll-free at 1-800-435-7352 or the Better Business Bureau of Winter Park toll-free at 1-800-275-6614 to check on a business or make a complaint. The Better Business Federation of Citrus County has gone out of business.
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A current "Resource Guide of Agencies" is available from The Path of Citrus County upon request. These agencies are responsible for most services in the county, representing everything from utility help, food, clothing, shelter and some financial assistance. Contact DuWayne Sipper at 527-6500 or e-mail diversecitrus.infi.net for the document in Word format.
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The Citrus County SCORE Chapter 646 offers free, confidential counseling services to new and existing businesses in the county. The counseling covers a range of business-related topics. For an appointment, call 621-0775.
_ If you have any announcements to share with our readers, please mail the details to Gail Hollenbeck, Citrus Times, 301 W Main St., Inverness, FL 34450. To appear in the Business Digest, announcements must be received by noon on the previous Tuesday. They may also be faxed to (352) 860-7320.