Hernando Business Digest for Dec. 1

Published Nov. 29, 2017

OIL CHANGE WILL HELP TOYS FOR TOTS: For the twelfth year, Ice Cold Air Discount Auto Repair will trade free oil changes, tire rotations or $20 in auto repair service for a new, unwrapped toy to benefit the Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots program until Dec. 16. Locally, Ice Cold Air is at 13409 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Customers have the option of trading the new toy for an oil change and tire rotation on the spot or getting a voucher to use later. The toys must be in the original packaging and unwrapped. For information, visit

CHAMBER RIBBON-CUTTING: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon-cutting for NJoy Spirits Distillery, 7237 Wild Buck Road, Weeki Wachee at 11 a.m. Dec. 2. For information, call Natalie Goff at (727) 439-4680.

CHAMBER'S HOLIDAY BREAKFAST: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have its annual Holiday Breakfast from 7:15 to 9 a.m. Dec. 6 at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. The event, sponsored by Cemex, includes a complimentary breakfast. Advance registration suggested. To RSVP, visit or call (352) 796-0697.

CHAMBER'S HOLIDAY GOLF TOURNAMENT: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have its annual Holiday Golf Tournament on Dec. 7 at Southern Hills Plantation Club, 4200 Summit View Drive, Brooksville. Registration and breakfast begins at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $100 per player, which includes breakfast, golf, golf cart and luncheon, with a silent auction after the tournament. Sponsorships available: $450, gold; $400, team; $100, hole sign; and $35, pre-paid mulligan/game package. For information, call (352) 796-0697. To register, visit

BROOKSVILLE TREEUMPH! TO OPEN: After damage caused by Hurricane Irma delayed the original opening date, TreeUmph! Adventure Course, 6440 Cedar Lane, east of Brooksville, is set to open Dec. 9. The park features more than 130 obstacles, a children's course and extreme adult courses. A grand opening celebration will be Dec. 9. For hours, tickets or information, visit

Networking opportunities

• Nature Coast Business Professionals: 7:30 a.m. Dec. 1, IHOP restaurant, 3660 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Guests are welcome. Those attending may order from the menu. Call Dana Cutlip, (352) 293-4317.

• Connect B2B (Business to Business) Networking: 7 a.m. Dec. 4 , Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville. Free for chamber members, $5 for non-members. To register, visit or call (352) 796-0697.

• Connect B2B (Business to Business) Networking, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 4 , Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Free for chamber members, $5 for non-members. To register, visit hernandocham or call (352) 796-0697.

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• BNI Winning Edge: 7:15 a.m. Dec. 5, Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill. The cost is $10 and includes breakfast. Call Dan Brown, (262) 676-2776.

• Keep It Local-Spring Hill/Brooksville Chapter: 7:45 a.m. Dec. 6, Spring Hill Diner, 3426 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. Call Melanie Grossi, (352) 263-7749.

• Keep It Local — Hernando Business Professionals Chapter: 11:15 a.m., second, third and fourth Wednesday of each month, Beef?'O'?Brady's, 14387 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Call Lauren Jolly, (352) 610-3435.

• BNI Leaders by Design: 7:15 to 9:30 a.m. Dec. 7, Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., Spring Hill. No cost for first time visitors. Call Chris Dyer, (352) 849-5353.

If you have business announcements you would like to share with our readers, mail the details to Jean Hamilton, Business Digest, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613-6174. You may also email items to or fax them to (352) 754-6133. Items may be edited for length and clarity. Photos are published as space permits; they will not be returned. Call (352) 848-1438.