Doctor Weitzman joins Medi Weightloss
Andrew Weitzman M.D., has joined the staff of Medi Weightloss Clinics, at 24420 State Road 54 in Lutz. He is a doctor of medicine with a specialty in internal medicine and will be bringing his skills to assist the clinic’s patients. Medi is now open Monday through Friday for office visits. Stop by and welcome Dr. Weitzman.
Customers at Lutz HomeGoods can support cancer care and research while shopping at the discount home fashions store from now through June 29. More than 365 HomeGoods stores nationwide will participate in the 15th annual “Help Families Fight Cancer” campaign to benefit the Jimmy Fund. The fund supports pediatric and adult cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
Customers can make a contribution at the check-out register, with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting the Jimmy Fund. Customers also can buy reusable shopping bags for 99 cents, featuring artwork by Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic pediatric patient, 9-year-old Allisa Freiberger. HomeGoods will contribute 50 cents to the fund for each bag purchase2.
Career fair success
More than 20 employers and 100 job seekers participated in the Florida Manufacturing Career Fair on May 11 at Pasco-Hernando State College’s Spring Hill campus. The PHSC Florida TRADE Grant office, Career Source Pasco Hernando, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the Upper Tampa Bay Manufacturing Association hosted the free event.
The fair provided specialized career opportunities in manufacturing for job seekers, including 15 veterans. Employers at the fair included Monster Transmission, and Leggett and Platt. Leggett and Platt recently hired more than 120 job seekers for its new manufacturing facility in Spring Hill.
The North Tampa Chamber of Commerce will host a network luncheon on June 23 at 11:30 a.m., at IHOP, 408 E. Bearss Ave., in Tampa. The theme is relationship building with business neighbors. Order from the IHOP menu. A senior lunch menu will be available to all. Minimum of $5 is required if you do not order food, plus you must pay for your drinks.
Alta at Terra Bella will host a ribbon cutting on June 23 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at 23700 Viento Drive in Land O’ Lakes. The ribbon cutting will be at 5 p.m.
The apartment complex has more than 300 garden apartments, built by North Carolina-based Wood Partners. The complex is part of Terra Bella, a community of more than 250 single-family homes, off State Road 54.
The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce will have its Annual Awards and Installation Banquet on June 24 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at Harbor Terrace Restaurant at Heritage Harbor Golf and Country Club, at 19502 Heritage Harbor Parkway in Lutz. The 2016-2017 officers are Terri Dusek, president; Kurt Conover, president-elect; Rhonda Buckley, secretary; David Gainer, treasurer; Elayne Bassinger, past president; and board members John Jay Anglada, Suzanne Beauchaine, Jack Buckley, Cindy Caroline, Rocky Contreras, Larry Giannone, Sandy Graves, Ignacio Ruiz, Elena McCullough, Les Saland and Jorge Santana.
A reception and cash bar will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Cost at the door will be $60. Only 100 seats are available.
The Rotary Club of San Antonio will have a dinner and installation of incoming officers on June 24 at 6:30 p.m., at Community United Methodist Church, 32606 Michigan Ave., in San Antonio.
The 2016-2017 officers are Winnie Burke, president; Will Greif, past president and secretary; Terrie Grissom, treasurer; and Rick Behnke, sergeant-at-arms.
The club meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., in the clubhouse of Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club. Visitors are welcome.
LA Fitness will have a ribbon cutting and all-day grand opening on June 25 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., at 5225 Cypress Preserve Drive in New Tampa. The ribbon cutting will be at 10 a.m., with members of The Greater Wesley Chapel of Commerce in attendance.
Radio station HOT 101.5 will entertain from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Visitors are welcome to tour the club and enjoy free workouts, including a Zumba class at 9:45 a.m. A free personal training clinic will be at 2 p.m. A basketball free throw is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. There also will be face painting from 9 a.m. to noon, and a grand prize giveaway of an Apple iPad.
For information, call (813) 337-0966.
Pet Depot opening
Seven Oaks Pet Depot will have a grand opening and ribbon cutting on June 25 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at 27029 State Road 56 in Wesley Chapel.
The free event will have drawings, giveaways, a silent auction, and food and wine.
The pet store, next to Seven Oaks Pet Hospital, offers supplies, accessories, toys, grooming and more for pets.
For information, email , or visit SevenOaksPetDepot.com.