Business Digest 09/19/2018

Cornerstone receives ‘Heart of Pasco’ award The Community Affairs Committee of the Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce presented the ‘Heart of Pasco’ Award to Cornerstone Pros — Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electrical. The awards was given on the morning of Sept. 12 at the company’s business, at 4946 in Land O’ Lakes Blvd., in Land O Lakes. Cornerstone Pros provides air conditioning and heating … [Read more...]

Business Digest 09/12/2018

Pulte helps feed hungry PulteGroup’s West Florida division has partnered with Feeding Tampa Bay to help ease the hunger problem in the community. Recently, 30 members of the Pulte team spent several hours putting together enough meals to feed 2,700 people from the Tampa Bay area, according to a news release. “It has always been a top priority for us to give back to the community in which we … [Read more...]

Business Digest 09/05/2018

East Pasco Networking Group The next East Pasco Networking Group (EPNG) meeting is set for Sept. 11 at 7:30 a.m., at IHOP, at 13100 U.S. 301 in Dade City. Dr. Randall Stovall, provost dean emeritus and president of The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce, will be the guest speaker. For more information, contact Nils Lenz at (813) 782-9491 or moc.l1537764235iamg@1537764235znels1537764235lin1537764235, or call Vicky Jones at … [Read more...]

Business Digest 08/29/2018

Best/work retirement places Ready to retire? Do go to Orlando, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale or Miami. Stay away from Newark, New Jersey. According to a survey from WalletHub, Florida cities are good retirement choices in 2018. Orlando ranked No. 1 on a survey of the best and worst places in the country to retire. Tampa came in third, with Fort Lauderdale claiming fifth and Miami … [Read more...]

Business Digest 08/22/2018

Hyatt Place Hotel opens Workers are putting finishing touches on the Hyatt Place Hotel and Convention Center at Cypress Creek Town Center, off State Road 54. But, the 130-room hotel, at 26000 Sierra Center Blvd., is open for guests. It is near the Interstate 75 interchange and across from Tampa Premium Outlets. It is part of the growing activity at the town center, which includes … [Read more...]

Business Digest 08/15/2018

O’ Reilly auto store O’ Reilly Auto Parts is coming to Land O’ Lakes. Construction is underway at 3600 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. County records indicate that permits have been issued for a building of about 7,200 square feet. This will be the auto parts store’s first location in Land O’ Lakes. O’ Reilly has existing stores in Dade City and Zephyrhills. The auto parts chain began in 1957 … [Read more...]

Business Digest 08/08/2018

Memory care at The Edwinola The Edwinola in Dade City recently announced the opening of its “Along the Journey” memory care program. The program is designed for residents with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other memory impairments. The Edwinola is a historical icon in Dade City that began as a hotel in the early 1900s. Over the years, it served as a private residence, a university and a … [Read more...]

Business Digest 08/01/2018

Gordon Chevrolet honored Gordon Chevrolet flies the American flag, “Old Glory,” every day of the year to show the company’s pride in the United States. The local detachment of the Marine Corps League, Marine Forever Detachment No. 1440 of Lutz took notice, and awarded the company its Detachment’s American Patriot Award. Gordon Chevrolet Guest Experience Manager Ryan Gomez accepted the … [Read more...]

Business Digest 07/25/2018

New express bus route celebration The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority and Tampa International Airport hosted a ribbon cutting to launch HART’s first seven-day-a-week intercounty service to downtown Tampa and the airport. Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore was among the speakers at the ceremony, which included HART and airport officials, Hillsborough County Commissioner … [Read more...]

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...]