Seminars aim to empower Pasco women

The first of a three-part series aimed to advance the interests of Pasco County women took place on March 4 at the Land O’ Lakes Branch Library, on Collier Parkway. All of the meetings, being presented by the Pasco County Commission on the Status of Women and the Pasco County Commission, are being held at the library, and are free and open to the public. The theme of the first part of the … [Read more...]

Commission on Status of Women approved

The Pasco County Commissioners has approved an ordinance to establish a Commission on the Status of Women. It also has approved a resolution naming 10 organizations that will participate in the 15-member commission. Rosie Paulsen, president-elect of the Hispanic Professional Women’s Association, described the commission’s creation as “a historic moment” during the public comment portion … [Read more...]

Pasco Economic Development Council honors businesses

The Pasco Economic Development Council honored eight businesses at its 30th annual Banquet and Industry of the Year Awards on Sept. 8. More than 600 community and business leaders attended the event at the Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel. Courtney Robinson, 10News WTSP anchor, emceed the event. The winners, according to information provided by Pasco EDC, were: Ortho … [Read more...]

Celebrating health care services in Lacoochee

The Lacoochee Family Health Center, a Premier Community Healthcare Group satellite location, hosted an open house on April 20 to celebrate the location’s first anniversary. The event was at the Stanley Park Lacoochee Community Center in Dade City. The center served nearly 400 patients during 2015, according to a news release. The Lacoochee health center opened in response to a need … [Read more...]

Federal grant allows improved access to care

A federal grant will expand opportunities for Pasco County residents to access health care services offered through Premier Community HealthCare Group Inc, which has offices across the county. Premier was the only Pasco health care group in The Laker/Lutz News coverage area to receive one of the 48 federal grants awarded across Florida. The health care provider received a $258,000 grant from … [Read more...]