Business Digest 09/20/2017

Help for business damages Pasco County wants to know about damages to business property to assist in getting resources to make repairs, according to a news release from the county’s Office of Economic Growth. Please report your interior or exterior damages, including clean up costs, to either the mobile application, MyPascoapp, or the county website, at, where you can click … [Read more...]

Business Digest 09/13/2017

Zephyrhills community awards The 56th Annual Clearly Zephyrhills Membership Appreciation and Community Awards Banquet is scheduled for Sept. 28 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at St. Joseph’s Parish Center, 38750 Fifth Ave., Zephyrhills. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is the premier sponsor. Individual tickets are $50. Group table tickets also are available. For information, contact The Greater … [Read more...]

Business Digest 09/06/2017

Bexley by Newland Communities wins award The Southeast Building Conference awarded Bexley by Newland Communities a Grand Aurora Award, as the top Master Planned Community in the Southeast. The Bexley Club, the community’s hub, also earned a Grand Aurora Award for Best Recreational Facility, according to a press release from The Leytham Group. Award winners were selected from entries in 12 … [Read more...]

Business Digest 08/30/2017

SMARTstart workshop The Pasco Economic Development Council will host a 10-week SMARTstart CO.STARTERS workshop for small business owners and entrepreneurs beginning Sept. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Copperstone Executive Suites, 3632 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes. The sessions will be on Thursday evenings, including a celebratory meeting in the 10th week. The sponsor is the … [Read more...]

Business Digest 08/23/2017

New board leader Shelly Glenn, chief marketing and sales officer for Florida Cancer Specialists, is the new chairwoman of the board of trustees for the Suncoast chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, according to a news release from the chapter. The mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. The … [Read more...]

Business Digest 08/16/2017

The Edwinola offers independent living The Edwinola is a senior living community that is now accepting applications for its independent living apartments. Assisted living accommodations will be available soon. The Edwinola, with a wraparound veranda and a balcony, was closed down, but has been renovated and reopened. It is located at 14235 Edwinola Way in Dade City. The Edwinola is a … [Read more...]

Business Digest 08/09/2017

Discovery Point Child Care expands Salim and Andrea Karnaby are taking over as owners of The Discovery Point Child Care Center in Trinity, according to a news release from Trevellino Keller. It is the second location for the couple who opened their first Discovery Point Child Care Center, at 1812 Crossings Blvd., in Odessa in 2010. Former owners of the Trinity day care center, Nancy … [Read more...]

Business Digest 08/02/2017

Bilirakis honored at chamber breakfast The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly business breakfast Aug. 3 from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., at the Golden Corral, 6855 Gall Blvd., in Zephyrhills. Guest speaker will be U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis who will receive the “Spirit of Enterprise Award” from the United States Chamber of Commerce. The annual award recognizes members of … [Read more...]

Business Digest 07/26/2017

Pasco bank adds board member First National Bank of Pasco welcomed Chris Black to its board of directors, according to a news release from The Creative Stable Inc. Black is owner of Lutz-based Chris Black Insurance. He joins eight other members who serve on the board of Pasco County’s oldest, independent community bank. They are Chairman A.P. Gibbs, Vice Chairman Paul P. Midili, President … [Read more...]

Business Digest 07/19/2017

CORRECTION: The Salute to Small Business Mixer is set for Aug. 23 at Copperstone Executive Suites, 3632 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. An incorrect date for the event was published on July 12 in The Laker/Lutz News. Thrift store pop-up for charity CenterState Bank will host the Gulfside Hospice Thrift Shoppe’s Pop Up Shop in its lobby every Friday through Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 6930 Gall … [Read more...]