Business Digest 01/22/2020

Kathryn Starkey attends trade-deal signing Pasco County Commissioner Kathryn Starkey was among elected officials invited from across the country to attend the signing of the Phase One trade deal between the United States and China, presided over by President Donald Trump and Chinese officials. “I am excited to watch the benefits of this agreement unfold throughout the country, including in … [Read more...]

Business Digest 01/15/2020

Girl Scout cookie season kicks off The Girl Scouts of West Central Florida are kicking off the Girl Scout Cookie season and, this year, there’s a new choice available for patrons. The new Girl Scout Cookie is called Lemon-Ups, and it’s a crispy lemon cookie that carries a message. This year, the official day for the beginning of cookie booth sales is Feb. 14, through the West Central Florida … [Read more...]

Business Digest 01/08/2020

Greater Pasco Chamber luncheon The Greater Pasco Chamber membership luncheon is set for Jan. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at SpringHill Suites Tampa North-Land O’ Lakes, 16615 Crosspointe Run, Land O’ Lakes. For more information, call (727) 842-7651. Greater Pasco Chamber breakfast The Greater Pasco Chamber of Commerce general membership breakfast meeting is set for Jan. 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 … [Read more...]

Business Digest 01/01/2020

Mariano named to regional planning council board The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council has elected new board officers for 2020, with leaders from Manatee, Pinellas, Pasco and Citrus counties. Pasco County Commissioner Jack Mariano is new to the board and has been named the planning council board’s secretary-treasurer for the coming … [Read more...]

Business Digest 12/25/2019

Business celebrations The North Tampa Bay Chamber took part in a number of ribbon cutting celebrations in December: Glory Days on Dec. 3, at 28812 State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel Hampton Inn on Dec. 5, at 11780 State Road 54 in Odessa AT&T North Dale Mabry, Dec. 12, at 14446 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa Shawn Harrison Associates, Dec. 4, 5331 Primrose Lake Circle, Suite 100, … [Read more...]

Business Digest 12/18/2019

Chamber breakfast meeting The Greater Pasco Chamber of Commerce will have its breakfast meeting on Dec. 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at Seven Springs Golf & Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., in Trinity. The speaker will be from Youth And Family Alternatives, and collections will be accepted for the RAP House Christmas. Donations needed are: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX or Discover gift cards; … [Read more...]

Business Digest 12/11/2019

TIA gets federal funding U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao has announced that the federal Department of Transportation will award $32.9 million in airport infrastructure grants in Florida, including $6 million for Tampa International Airport, according to a news release. The funding for TIA is for airport terminal building improvements. Sponsors sought for luncheon The Pasco … [Read more...]

Business Digest 12/04/2019

North Tampa Bay Chamber coffee Attend a coffee social with the North Tampa Bay Chamber at the SpringHill Suites Tampa North, Land O’ Lakes, at 16615 Crosspointe Run in Land O’ Lakes. The coffee is held on the first Thursday of every month, which is Dec. 5 this month. The coffee is from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. The event is free. Bring lots of business cards. Overtime labor law rules Lourdes Bahr, … [Read more...]

Business Digest 11/27/2019

Annual chamber meeting The North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce will have its annual meeting on Dec. 3 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the Porter Campus of Pasco-Hernando State College, 2727 Mansfield Blvd., in Wesley Chapel. The breakfast will recognize volunteer ambassadors, salute outgoing board members, swear in new board members, install the board chair and include a look ahead to 2020. To … [Read more...]

Business Digest 11/20/2019

Pasco commissioners congratulate North Tampa Bay Chamber The Pasco County Commission adopted a resolution congratulating the North Tampa Bay Chamber for being named 2019 Chamber of the Year for the state of Florida by the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals. The chamber, originally named the Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce, is celebrating its 20th year, this year. It began with 65 … [Read more...]