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Tina and Maurice Ryman, owners of Complete Technology Solutions, 4662 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, recently announced that their business is now an authorized Drive Savers Data Recovery representative.

Drive Savers representatives rescue lost data from hard drives and other storage media. They recover information from devices that have been dropped, sustained fire or water damage, or have sustained corruption, file deletion and reformatting. They can even recover information lost to a power failure.

Drive Savers representatives receive high recommendations by all major drive and computer manufacturers and are certified to maintain a drive's original warranty. They can recover all media and storage devices from floppy disks to DVDs, and from all types of servers and systems.

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Don Page, president of Cortez Community Bank, 1000 S Broad St., Brooksville, recently announced that Max Register was approved by banking regulators and elected to the board of directors of Cortez Community Bank.

In addition, Page announced that Judy L. Mamo was promoted to vice president, and Kathleen Rummel was promoted to assistant vice president.

For information, call 799-6000.

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Lakeside Family Dental Care, 8454 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill, recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of Dr. Brad R. Gosen.

Gosen graduated first in his class from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where he received awards in periodontics, oral surgery and prosthetics. He completed his residency at Miami Children's Hospital.

Gosen became a Florida resident in 1990.

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Dr. Robert Blackburn, family practice physician in Spring Hill, was recently selected to receive the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' NFL Community Quarterback Award.

The award recognizes volunteers who demonstrate leadership, dedication and a commitment to bettering the communities in which they live.

On Dec. 16 at Raymond James Stadium, Blackburn was recognized and presented with the award by NFL Super Bowl XXII MVP and former Buccaneer quarterback Doug Williams.

Chosen from 10 finalists, Blackburn was nominated by registered nurse Darlene Worley for his work as president of Access Hernando, a nonprofit organization that provides free medical care to indigent patients in Hernando County. The award came with a $1,000 donation to Access Hernando in Blackburn's name.


Easy Street Home Decor and Art Gallery, 161 E Jefferson St., Brooksville, will host an open house for artists Susan Hanlon and Shirley Jacobson from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Hanlon is new to the Brooksville area, having moved with her family from Tampa. She is a full-time artist, specializing in oil painting. She will unveil her newest works, titled "Intimacy," for exhibition at the gallery. She paints a range of subject matter that reflects diverse interests.

Jacobson is a longtime resident of Brooksville, and in her retirement she began to work full-time as an artist, focusing on painting with oils and acrylics, mostly realistic motifs. In addition to painting, she also writes poetry. Her paintings have been exhibited at the Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery.

Easy Street may be reached at 848-0177.

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The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon cutting at the Hernando Pasco Hospice Thrift Store & More, 651 S Borad St., Brooksville, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For information, contact Shirley Skinner at 799-7000.

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