Business Digest 01/09/2019

Goodwill job fair
Goodwill is recruiting for sales and processing positions – full and part time. To recruit potential employees Goodwill Temporary Staffing is having a job fair Jan. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Goodwill Superstore at 2390 Willow Oak Drive in Wesley Chapel. The store is located off State Road 56, just east of Interstate 75.

Applicants are encouraged to complete an application at before attending the job fair, but walk-ins are welcome.  For more information, call (727) 577-6411.

(Courtesy: EarthFare website)

Earth Fare now hiring
Earth Fare, a specialty organic and natural foods grocery store, is having a job fair Jan. 16 through Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., to hire new team members for its Wesley Chapel location. The job fair will be at Hyatt Place Wesley Chapel, 26000 Sierra Center Blvd., in Lutz.

Those attending the job fair should be prepared to discuss their qualifications and provide schedule availability.

Those interested are encouraged to apply online before the hiring event by going to

Appointments are not necessary, and applicants should be prepared for an on-site interview at the fair.

Find out more about at

Culver’s now in Wiregrass
Culver’s of Wesley Chapel-Wiregrass began operations on Jan. 7, at 28831 State Road 56.

The restaurant serves fast casual food, cooked-to-order. Its hours are 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., daily except for a few holidays, according to a news release.

Marty Roeske is the franchise owner.

Roeske said the restaurant is thrilled to have a location in Wesley Chapel, according to the release. “We think it’s a wonderful area, and we are excited to become a contributing and active member,” he said.

Marty and Ann Roeske also own the Culver’s of Wesley Chapel–Lutz, which opened its doors in March 2016.

Before bringing Culver’s to the Tampa area, the Roeske’s owned and operated a Culver’s restaurant for 18 years in Wautoma, Wisconsin,  according to the release.

East Pasco Networking Group
Cheryl Pollack, of Premier Community Healthcare, is scheduled to be the featured speaker at The East Pasco Networking Group’s Jan. 22 breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m., at IHOP, 13100 U.S. 301 in Dade City. For more information, call Nils Lenz at (813) 782-9491 or Vicky Jones at (813) 431-1149.  

Florida No. 2 growth state in country
Florida remains No. 2, in terms of growth, according to data collected by U-Haul, analyzing U.S. migration trends for 2018.

Florida arrivals of one-way U-Haul trucks were up 8 percent, while departures also were up 8 percent from the state’s 2017 numbers, according to a news release from U-Haul.

Arrivals still accounted for 50.1 percent of all one-way U-Haul traffic in Florida to make it the No. 2 state for netting do-it-yourself movers.

Growth States are calculated by the net gain of one-way U-Haul trucks entering a state versus leaving that state during a calendar year. Migration trends data is compiled from more than 2 million one-way U-Haul trucks sharing transactions that occur annually, the release says.

Millennial business women demographics
The National Women’s Business Council has released its “Profiles of Millennial Women,” identifying characteristics of millennial women entrepreneurs.

According to its report, there are more than 1.34 million women entrepreneurs.

They are racially and ethnically diverse. They are more likely than their non-entrepreneur counterparts to be married; they are likely to be college educated; they have a desire for economic independence; they need to resolve work-family conflicts; they are more likely to be involved in a side business, and they are likely to have children.

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