Expo encourages better money management

Offering ways to better manage money was the central theme of Pasco County Schools’ Financial Literacy Expo, held at Wesley Chapel High School. Representatives from various organizations and companies came together to inform students and adults, alike, on how to prioritize their expenses. The Wesley Chapel High session was on April 4. A previous session had been held on April 1 at Marchman … [Read more...]

Workshops aim to boost your financial literacy

If you’ve ever wanted to improve your knowledge when it comes to money, a financial literacy expo being offered by Pasco County Schools may help get you started. The school district has assembled a number of financial experts to provide the free information sessions. The first one is scheduled for April 1 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Marchman Technical College, 7825 Campus Drive in New Port … [Read more...]

Thousands enjoy festivities at Connerton

Rain threatened to spoil the celebration, but the weather cleared just about time that festivities were set to begin at the Nation Celebration Independence Day Party at Connerton. The rain stopped around 5 p.m. — the time the July 2 event was scheduled to start, but then there was a light drizzle until around 5:30 p.m., said Joan Staut, marketing coordinator for Connerton, a master-planned … [Read more...]

Helping people prepare for the unexpected

Jerry McCarthy, owner of the State Farm Insurance office at 1531 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Lutz, worked for 13 years in the Florida educational system before he became an insurance agent. Jerry graduated from college with a degree in English in 1972. A single telephone interview landed him a job in the Florida school system teaching language arts. Jerry continued his education receiving a … [Read more...]