Zephyrhills chamber names new director

Zephyrhills native Melonie Monson has been named as the new executive director for the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce. She was appointed to the post on Feb. 16 and will begin work on Feb. 29. She replaces Rod Mayhew, who held the job about three months before stepping down in January. Monson, 54, spent the past year working as assistant city clerk for the city of … [Read more...]

Zephyrhills chamber seeks new director

For the second time in less than six months, the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce is seeking a new executive director to run its day-to-day operations. Chamber president Tim Linville said the chamber hopes to have someone in place by early March to “get prepared for next year.” The new hire will replace Rod Mayhew, who left the post in January. He began working for the chamber … [Read more...]

Attendance down for Pigz in Z’ Hills event

The sixth annual Pigz in Z’ Hills BBQ and Blues Festival, drew a crowd of roughly 7,000. That’s down about 3,000 from the previous year. But, proceeds for the Jan. 16 event still met the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce’s projected revenue goals. One possible explanation for the reduced attendance could have been its simultaneous timing with The Tampa RV SuperShow at the … [Read more...]

Preparing to pig out in Zephyrhills 

The 6th annual Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ and Blues Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever. The festival, presented by the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, at 39450 South Ave., in Zephyrhills. Admission is free, but parking is $10. The event features both professional and amateur … [Read more...]