A free weight-loss workshop featuring the Lap-Band is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Pasco Regional Medical Center Education Center, Suite 108, 13100 Fort King Road, Dade City. Opportunities to learn about obesity surgery options and to speak with clinical professionals and former patients will be available. To register, call (352) 521-1144 or (888) 568-0967.
Blood donors give, and they receive
Monday Movie Madness, sponsored by Florida Blood Services, offers a free movie ticket, a wellness checkup and buy-one-get-one-free admission to Pirate's Dinner Adventure in Orlando plus entry into a weekly drawing for two roundtrip tickets to anywhere Southwest Airlines flies for all blood donors. The times are from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the Florida Blood Services locations at 7214 State Road 52 in Hudson and at 5219 Village Drive in Wesley Chapel. Call (727) 568-5433 or visit the Web site at www.fbsblood.org.
Hooters hosting a blood drive
Hooters Full Moon Blood Drive is set from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Hooters restaurants at 5336 Treadway in Port Richey and at 3437 Commercial Way in Spring Hill. All donors will receive a coupon for 10 free wings from Hooters, a free T-shirt, a wellness checkup and a buy-one-get-one free admission ticket to Pirate's Dinner Adventure in Orlando as well as an opportunity to win two roundtrip tickets anywhere Southwest Airlines flies. Call (727) 568-5433.
NEW PORT RICHEY
Business Network chapter recruiting
BNI, Business Network International, a networking organization, is opening a new chapter in New Port Richey. Business professionals are invited to attend a kick-off breakfast meeting from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Wednesday at the Ramada Inn Bayside, 5015 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. Call Tracy Livingston at (727) 992-6800 to be added to the guest list. Seating is limited.