Business Digest 07/18/2018

Vistra new hire Vistra Communications LLC, a marketing communications firm recently hired Jamie Needham as senior vice president of marketing and communications, according to a news release from the company, which has an office in Lutz. Needham has a master’s degree in management and marketing from Rockhurst University’s Helzberg School of Management, and a bachelor’s degree in … [Read more...]

Business Digest 07/11/2018

Central Pasco business awards The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce held its 2018 Installation & Awards Banquet on June 29 at The Groves Golf & Country Club in Land O’ Lakes. Annual business awards were given to the following: Large Business of the Year (tie) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point and IERNA’s Heating & Cooling Small Business of the Year – … [Read more...]

Business Digest 07/04/2018

Pasco Tax collector donation Pasco County Tax Collector’s Office presented nearly $2,500 in donations to the Connections Job Development Program, according to a news release from the tax office. Connections was founded in 1991 to help job seekers learn basis skills, including resume preparation, searching and interviewing for a job, and operating a computer. Career advice and job … [Read more...]

Business Digest 06/27/2018

Sprouts market coming? Sprouts Farmers Market, an Arizona-based natural and organic grocery store, is the anchor for a proposed redevelopment of the former Winn Dixie plaza on the northeast corner of Collier Parkway and State Road 54, according to a pre-application filed by Benderson Development. Developers had a scheduled meeting on June 18 with the Pasco County planning … [Read more...]

Business Digest 06/20/2018

Dade City chamber awards The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce had its Annual Banquet and Community Awards Dinner on June 7 at the Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club. The Richard Tombrink Lifetime Achievement Award went to Jeanette Barthle Sutton, presented posthumously. Sutton grew up in Dade City and married Joseph Barthle in 1949. She was the mother of seven children, and was an … [Read more...]

Business Digest 06/13/2018

New shops at Willow Bend A Flying Squirrel Trampoline Park is slated to open at Willow Bend Town Centre, at State Road 54 and Collier Parkway. The indoor trampoline park, which has a posted sign of its pending arrival, will move into the space vacated in 2016 by Kmart. According to the company website, the park was expected to open in spring or summer of 2018. Willow Bend also will have a … [Read more...]

Business Digest 06/06/2018

North Tampa Bay chamber grand opening North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand opening of its new office, at 1868 Highland Oaks Blvd., in Lutz, off State Road 54. About 200 people attended the event, which included hors d’oeuvres, a wine tasting by Time for Wine, a cash bar, live music and a tour of the new office. The North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce has about … [Read more...]

Business Digest 05/30/2018

Land O’ Lakes service center Pasco County Utilities’ Customer Information & Services Department has opened a walk-in and drive-through customer service center at 19420 Central Blvd., Land O’ Lakes. “Our goal is to make each experience smooth and seamless across the board, and our new Land O’ Lakes Center expands that initiative,” according to a written statement from Sandra Anderson, … [Read more...]

Business Digest 05/23/2018

New cardiology office Access Health Care Physicians announced the opening of a new office in Zephyrhills for cardiology services, at 7323 Green Slope Drive. Dr. Vinod Raxwal will see patients at this address, as well as locations in Hudson and New Port Richey. Raxwal specializes in interventional cardiology and is board certified. Raxwal has 22 years experience in cardiology. He also … [Read more...]

Business Digest 05/16/2018

Florida Hospital Dade City opens Florida Hospital executives cut the ribbon and unveiled new signs on May 8 for Florida Hospital Dade City. Adventist Health System, parent company of Florida Hospital, acquired the former Bayfront Health Dade City in April. The hospital is the Florida Hospital’s 27th hospital in the state, and the 10th hospital in the West Florida Division of Adventist … [Read more...]