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Coldwell Banker F.I. Grey & Son, 9020 Rancho Del Rio Drive, New Port Richey, recognized Realtor Joseph P. Maceda as the "Top Listing Associate by Units," "Top Listing Associate by Volume," "Top Selling Associate by Units," "Top Selling Associate by Volume," "Top Producing Agent by Units" and the "Top Producing Agent by Volume" for June.

For information call Kelly Parker-Powell, office manager, at (727) 375-5700.

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Dr. David Kimmel of the Florida Center for Laser Dentistry, 12124 Cobble Stone Drive, Bayonet Point, was recently invited to teach laser dentistry to dentists and periodontists in Cerritos, Calif.

Kimmel gave a class on how to accurately and effectively perform the laser gum treatment, Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure, also known as LANAP. Dentists and periodontists traveled from around the United States to have Kimmel train them using the therapy designed for the effective treatment of periodontitis.

The procedure uses the FDA approved PerioLase developed by Millenium Dental Technologies Inc. Kimmel has been utilizing LANAP for more than seven years. He can be reached at (727) 862-8513.

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Gulfside Regional Hospice's Thrift Shoppes will celebrate Christmas in July.

Through the end of the month, Christmas items will be available at all five locations. All of Gulfside's shops are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.

Gulfside Regional Hospice Thrift Shoppe locations are:

- Hudson Thrift Shoppe, 12154 U.S. 19, Bayonet Point.

- New Port Richey Thrift Shoppe, 3601 Universal Plaza, U.S. 19 and Moog Road.

- Zephyrhills Thrift Shoppe, 36504 State Road 54.

- Dade City Thrift Shoppe, 37925 Sky Ridge Circle.

- Lutz Thrift Shoppe, 21780 State Road 54, east of U.S. 19, Lutz.

All proceeds from the volunteer-run resale stores are designated to provide care for patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses in Pasco County.

For information, contact Ashley Mann, community relations coordinator, at (727) 845-5707.

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The New Port Richey Professional Network group will have its weekly networking luncheon from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday at the Lobster Cove at the Ramada Inn Bayside, 5015 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. Members and guests can order from the menu.

The network has a broad membership of businesses representing event planning, public relations, communications and merchandising, among others. Call Rhonda Cantu at (727) 243-8765.

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The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon cutting at All Tune and Lube, 9736 Little Road, New Port Richey, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. For information, call the chamber at (727) 842-7651.

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The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce will have its After 5 Mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 10619 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Hors d'oeuvres and libations will be served.

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The Pasco Hernando NPI Networking Group will meet at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Boulevard Beef & Ale, 6236 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Call Rob Marlowe at (727) 847-2424.

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The Pasco Aging Network, a coalition of agencies and private providers of elder services in Pasco County, will meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at CARES Rao Musunuru Activity Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson.

The group will meet the second Tuesday of each month at various locations in west Pasco County. Monthly meetings afford the opportunities for agencies and companies to network and learn about different resources and services in the county.

For information, call Diane Toland, president, at (727) 934-8052.

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The new Free Networking International group will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Cantina Laredo restaurant, 2000 Piazza Ave, Building 4, Suite 170, Wesley Chapel (at the Shops at Wiregrass).

The group's corporate sponsor is the Theater Doctor, and its host is Cantina Laredo. The group's director is Martine Duncan, co-owner of the Theater Doctor.

There is no fee to join this networking group. The meeting is structured using the FNI format. Attendees can order lunch off the menu at their own cost. Call Martine Duncan at (813) 929-6816.

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The BNI Revenue Source, a referral-based networking group, will meet 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Heritage Springs Country Club, 11345 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity.

Visitors are welcome. The cost of the meeting, which includes breakfast, is $10. Call David Randall, president, at (727) 842-7744.

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BNI Eagles will hold a networking event at 7:30 a.m. Thursday in the Palm Room at Springs Golf and Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., off Little Road, north of State Road 54.

RSVP at (727) 967-1418.

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This summer, the Pasco County Library System will host a series of networking breakfasts for the business community beginning at 8:30 a.m. at local area libraries. The breakfasts are free to business owners interested in making new contacts and learning more about the resources available to them as a business owner in Pasco County.

The Friends of the Library will provide a breakfast of bagels, doughnuts, fruit, juice and coffee.

Breakfasts will be offered on the following dates:

- Friday at the Land O'Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway.

- July 23 at the South Holiday Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Road, Hudson.

- Aug. 6 at the Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey.

- Aug. 27 at the Centennial Park Library, 5740 Moog Road, Hudson.

For information, call Nancy Fredericks at (727) 861-3020.

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