Business Digest 03/21/2018

CORRECTION: A free forum, “We Can Do It” Women Making Strides, will be held on March 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Pasco-Hernando State College Porter Campus, 2727 Mansfield Blvd., in Wesley Chapel. An incorrect date was published in Business Digest on March 14 in The Laker/Lutz News. Women’s forum A forum on women’s issues, “We Can Do It: Women Making Strides,” is scheduled for March 21 … [Read more...]

Business Digest 03/14/2018

Dade City Chiropractic opens Friends, family, and members of The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce celebrated with Dr. Deborah Fisher (holding scissors) at a ribbon cutting for the new office of Dade City Chiropractic, 14122 Seventh St. The office is in the alleyway between Top Drawer Antiques and Antiques Main. Jelly beans, jelly beans National Jelly Bean day arrives on April … [Read more...]

Business Digest 03/07/2018

Dog dining permits Pasco County approved a new Dog Dining ordinance, which allows restaurants to obtain permits for doggy dining. At permitted restaurants, owners can bring their dogs to designated, outdoor areas. Participating restaurants can establish their own dog dining hours of operation. A one-time permit costs $50. Interested restaurant owners can apply for dog dining permits … [Read more...]

Business Digest 02/28/2018

Netfest sponsors wanted The Pasco County Economic Council is signing up sponsors and their chili recipes for the sponsor-only Chili Cook-Off at the Pasco EDC 16th Annual Netfest on April 5 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Epperson, 7851 Curley Road in Wesley Chapel. Put on Western duds, or flip-flops and casual beach attire, to enjoy food, fun and Caribbean music at the Crystal Lagoon. Trophies … [Read more...]

Business Digest 02/21/2018

Chuy’s Tex-Mex opens in spring Chuy’s Tex-Mex restaurant will open at the Cypress Creek Town Center this spring, at 25750 Sierra Center Blvd. The Texas-based restaurant is known for its made-from-scratch dishes and eclectic dining experience. This will be Chuy’s ninth Florida location. The Cypress Creek Town Center is off State Road 56, across from Tampa Premium Outlets. Chuy’s … [Read more...]

Business Digest 02/14/2018

New Identities Hair Studio opens New Identities Hair Studio had a ribbon cutting and open house on Feb. 7 for its third salon location, at 19038 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., in New Tampa. Other locations are in Tampa Palms at 15307 Amberly Drive and 10639 Big Bend Road in Riverview. For information, call the studio at (813) 579-1575, or visit Membership lunch The … [Read more...]

Business Digest 02/07/2018

Connerton wins gold Connerton, Pasco County’s largest master-planned, mixed-use community, won the 2018 Gold Award for Best Lifestyle Program for a Community at the National Association of Home Builders’ National Sales and Marketing awards gala, according to a news release from Connerton. The gala was held at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando on Jan. 10. More than 1,000 real estate … [Read more...]

Business Digest 01/31/2018

Vistra acquires Marketing Associates Vistra Communications LLC, with two offices in Lutz, acquired Tampa-based Marketing Associates USA, according to a news release from Vistra. Marketing Associates is an award-winning marketing, promotional and branding agency specializing in strategies and services for major corporations and federal agencies. Vistra, with headquarters in Tampa, serves … [Read more...]

Business Digest 01/24/2018

2018 Economic Summit The Central Pasco Association of Realtors will host the 2018 Economic Summit on Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Conference Center of the Pasco-Hernando State College, 2727 Mansfield Blvd., in Wesley Chapel. The keynote speaker will be Brad O’ Connor, chief economist for Florida REALTORS. Other participants are David Gwynn, District 7 secretary at the Florida … [Read more...]

Business Digest 01/17/2018

CORRECTION: The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce has relocated to 1868 Highland Oaks Blvd., Suite A. An item in Business Digest published on Jan. 10 said a different chamber had made the move. Pasco EDC hits $1 million microloan mark The Pasco Economic Development Council reached a $1 million milestone for its microloan program when it awarded a $35,000 loan to Superior Precast, … [Read more...]