BriefsPOV HOME WATCH GETS ACCREDITED: POV Home Watch has earned Accredited Member status from the National Home Watch Association for the fourth year. POV Home Watch is a service that "keeps an eye on things" at vacation or primary homes when owners are away. Owners Brenda and Michael Martyniak have lived in the Tampa Bay area for more than 35 years, and in Hudson for the past 14 years. POV Home Watch is insured and bonded. The company serves areas in Pasco, Hernando and northern Hillsborough counties. Call (727) 868-6059 or visit POVHomeWatch.com.9ROUND RIBBON-CUTTING: The West Pasco Business Association held a ribbon-cutting at 9Round Chelsea Place, located at 1326 Seven Springs Blvd., New Port Richey. 9Round Chelsea Place is a gym that specializes in a 30-minute, circuit-style workout with a kickboxing theme. The gym opened in 2014, but was sold 18 months later to current owners Kim and Mitch Rymanowski.EventsAUTO EVENT: Light 'Em Up Zephyrhills Auto Events is happening Nov. 8-11 at Festival Park, 2738 Gall Blvd., Zephyrhills. This is a swap meet, auction, show, corral, valve cover show and race. Admission is $10. Call (813) 312-4009 or visit zephyrhillsautoevents.com. RESTORED HOPE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Restored Hope, a private nonprofit ministry assisting the homeless and those in need in east Pasco County, will host its fifth anniversary celebration from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at 13703 17th St., Dade City. The Dade City and Zephyrhills Chambers of Commerce will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. There will be refreshments and food. For information, call (352) 437-4815.JOB AND INTERNSHIP FAIR: CareerSource Pasco Hernando will host a job fair from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 13 at Pasco-Hernando State College East Campus, 36727 Blanton Road, Dade City. Students and community members can dress professionally, bring resumes, and meet and greet with local employers. Visit careersourcepascohernando.com.NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY: The Nature Coast Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals with Strategic Partner Community Foundation of Tampa Bay will host the eighth-annual National Philanthropy Day event at 11:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Philanthropists from Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties will be recognized for their dedication to the community. For information, contact Nancy Dougherty at [email protected] or call (727) 277-8351.CHAMBER HOSTS FLAPJACK RUN: The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Flapjack 5K and 1-Mile Run Dec. 8 at the Connerton community, 21100 Fountain Garden Way, Land O' Lakes. The event will include business, craft and food vendors, rummage sale and a visit from Santa. The 5K run will start at 8 a.m., and the 1-mile fun run/walk will be at 8:45 a.m. For details on how to get involved, call the chamber at (813) 909-2722 or email to [email protected] SMALL-BUSINESS SEMINARS: Pasco Hernando SCORE is presenting a series of free small-business seminars:• How to Apply for a Business Loan, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14, South Holiday Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Road, Holiday.• How to Start a New Business Successfully, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, New River Branch Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills.To register or to get more information, visit pascohernando.score.org and click on the local workshops tab or call the SCORE office at (727) 842-4638.Email items to [email protected] Submitted items may be edited for length and clarity. Call (352) 848-1408.Networking and mixers• Trinity Positive Business Network: 8:30 a.m. Mondays at Oasis Coffee Spot, 9213 Little Road, New Port Richey. Call Kelly Steen at (813) 388-8726.• Women’s Connection of New Port Richey: 11:30 a.m. the second Monday of each month (September through May) at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Cost is $15 and includes lunch and a speaker. To RSVP, call Linda at (727) 856-4042 or Betty, (727) 807-6760.• BNI Outlook to Success: 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Verizon Event Center, 8718 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey. Cost is $10 and includes breakfast. Call (727) 815-7744.• Suncoast Women in Networking: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Beef O’ Brady’s, 5546 Main St., New Port Richey. Suncoast WIN is a group of professional businesswomen. Membership is $10 per year. Call Myrtle at (727) 934-9993.• Rotary Club of Lutz: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Heritage Harbor Golf and Country Club, 19502 Heritage Harbor Parkway, Lutz. Cost is $12, includes lunch and speaker. Call (813) 857-7089 or visit lutzrotary.org.• West Pasco Business Association Monday Lunch Chapter: Noon to 1 p.m. Mondays, Johnny Brusco's, 10730 State Road 54, Trinity. The group is made up of professionals who promote each other’s businesses. Visit wpba.biz.• West Pasco Business Association Tuesday Evening Chapter: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Brix 33, 8351 State Road 54, New Port Richey. The group is made up of professionals who promote each other’s businesses. Visit wpba.biz.• West Pasco Business Association Friday Breakfast Chapter: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Fridays at the Oasis Coffee Spot, 9213 Little Road, New Port Richey. The group is made up of professionals who promote each other’s businesses. Visit wpba.biz.• Coffee First: 8 to 9 a.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at First National Bank of Pasco, 23613 State Road 54, Lutz. The event is hosted by the Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce in partnership with First National Bank of Pasco. Free and open to the public. (813) 607-2555.• East Pasco Networking Group: 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at IHOP, 13100 U.S. 301, Dade City. Annual dues are $25. Nils Lenz, (813) 782-9491.• Trinity Business Association: 6 to 7:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Fox Hollow Country Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m., meeting starts at 6 p.m. Guests welcome. Cost is $12. Call Ginny Pierce at (727) 433-4073.• BNI Platinum: 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays at Heritage Harbor Golf & Country Club, 19502 Heritage Harbor Parkway, Lutz. Call Bob Nixon at (813) 263-5632.• Pasco Business Connections: 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Broken Yolk, 3350 Grand Blvd., Holiday. Email [email protected]• Wednesday Morning Networking Group: 7:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Hungry Harry’s Family Bar-B-Que, 3116 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. A short networking presentation will be followed by a chance for all attendees to do a 30-second commercial. Cost is $7 in advance for members, $10 for guests, and includes breakfast. Call the Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce at (813) 909-2722.• Keep It Local-Trinity Chapter: 8 a.m. Wednesdays at Havana Dreamers Cafe, 3104 Town Ave., Trinity. (813) 405-7815.• Pasco Aging Network: 8 to 10 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month. Location changes each month. For information or to RSVP, visit pascoagingnetwork.org. PAN is a coalition of agencies and private providers of elder services in Pasco.• Keep It Local-Wesley Chapel Chapter: 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Lexington Oaks Golf & Country Club, 26133 Lexington Oaks Blvd., Wesley Chapel. (813) 405-7815.• Keep It Local-Christian Women’s Network Chapter: 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Direction Connection, 2632 U.S. 19, Holiday. (813) 405-7815.• Free Networking International: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Cantina Laredo, 2000 Piazza Ave., Building 4, Suite 170, Wesley Chapel (at the Shops at Wiregrass). Attendees pay for their own lunch. Call Martine Duncan at (813) 929-6816.• Keep It Local-New Port Richey Chapter: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Direction Connection, 2632 U.S. 19, Holiday. (813) 405-7815.• Keep It Local-Odessa/Trinity Chapter: 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Seven Springs Golf & Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., Trinity. (813) 405-7815.• West Pasco Business Network: noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Denny’s, 12105 U.S. 19, Hudson. Call Pete Petrignani at (727) 967-3106.• BNI Eagles: 7:15 a.m. Thursdays at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Cost is $10 and includes breakfast. Call Clay Henderson at (727) 534-5191.• BNI Referral Connection: 7:15 to 9 a.m. Thursdays at Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant, 22948 State Road 54, Lutz. Call Rob Hamilton at (813) 431-5887.• Christian Business Connections of Central Pasco: 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. Thursdays at Quail Hollow Golf Club, 6225 Old Pasco Road, Wesley Chapel. Cost of $9 per meeting, includes breakfast and beverages. Annual membership dues are $100. Call Rene Van Hout at (813) 300-7511.• Trinity/West Pasco Chapter of NPI: 7:45 a.m. Thursdays at The Grand Plaza Café, 4040 Little Road, New Port Richey. Call Rob Marlowe at (727) 847-2424.• Networking For Your Success: 8 a.m. Thursdays at Lexington Oaks Country Club, 2615 Lexington Oaks Blvd., Wesley Chapel. Cost is $5 and includes a continental breakfast. Annual membership is $79. Call Matt at (813) 782-1777.• Women-n-Charge: 11:30 a.m. on the first Friday of each month, Plantation Palms Golf Club, 23253 Plantation Palms Blvd., Land O’ Lakes. The cost is $15 for members and $18 for guests who RSVP by Monday prior to the meeting. Tuesday and after, the cost is $20 for members and $23 for guests. To RSVP, visit women-n-charge.com/meetings/. For information, call Judy at (813) 600-9848.• Women of Wesley Chapel (WOW): 7:30 to 9 a.m. first Friday of each month, Beach House Assisted Living and Memory Care at Wiregrass Ranch, 30070 State Road 56, Wesley Chapel. WOW is the North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce’s women only networking group. The cost is $5, includes breakfast and networking. To RSVP, call (813) 994-8534 or email [email protected]Contact Phyllis Day at [email protected] or (352) 848-1408. Follow @pdaytimes.