ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON ATTENDS MEETING: Dr. Michael W. Higgins, board certified in orthopedic surgery, addressed the Florida Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses at the recent meeting in Lake Buena Vista. His lecture focused on current concepts in joint replacement. Dr. Higgins sees patients at 4055 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. For information, call (352) 688-6035.
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce is urging support of Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26. The purpose of the event is to strengthen communities by supporting small businesses. Local businesses are encouraged to offer special deals and sales, to post marketing materials and become involved in the event through social media. For information, visit shopsmall.com.
CHAMBER RIBBON-CUTTING: The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon-cutting at Riverside Restaurant, 7221 Shoal Line Blvd., Weeki Wachee at noon Nov. 29. Mary Burnes, (352) 515-5587.
SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR: Pasco Hernando SCORE is presenting a series of free small business seminars.
• Introduction to QuickBooks, 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.
• How to Really Start Your Own Business, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday.
To register and for information, visit pascohernando.score.org and click on the Local Workshops tab or call the SCORE office at (727) 842-4638.
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