Jacqueline “Jackie” Quinones is the new assistant center director for Oasis Pregnancy Care Center, at 5854 Argerian Drive, Suite 103, in Wesley Chapel.
Oasis currently is celebrating its seventh anniversary and expanding services at its Wesley Chapel office. A second office is in Land O’ Lakes, at 3632 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., Suite 108, in Land O’ Lakes.
Quinones has nine years of experience in social services in various positions including administration, outreach coordinator, case manager, supervisor and trainer.
She is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Quinones graduated from Saint Leo University with a bachelor’s degree in social work.
She has worked with diverse populations, including homeless people and immigrants. Her prior work includes service with AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America), Crisis Center of Tampa Bay and Lutheran Services Florida.
She is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and has ties to many nonprofits in Pasco County.
For information, call Oasis in Wesley Chapel at (813) 618-5037, in Land O’ Lakes at (813) 406-4965, or visit OasisPregnancyCenter.org.
Six home builders are partnering with Newland Communities to construct new homes in the master-planned community of Bexley, located off State Road 54, east of the Suncoast Parkway in Land O’ Lakes.
The builders are CalAtlantic, Cardel Homes, David Weekley Homes, Homes by WestBay, ICI Homes and Lennar. Each will build single-family homes. Lennar also will build courtyard homes, villas and two styles of townhomes.
Bexley is the fourth master-planned community for Newland in the Tampa Bay area.
At completion, Bexley will have more than 1,900 homes on more than 1,800 acres. The community will feature about 1,200 acres of open space for parks, and a 10-mile multi-purpose trail network for walking, hiking and jogging. Bicycle pump tracks will be designed by Avid Trail.
Additional amenities will include The Bexley Club, a lakefront clubhouse with a café, indoor/outdoor fireplaces, information center, two swimming pools, a fitness center, open-air game room, and a bicycle shop for repairs and rentals. The shop will be open to residents and visitors.
Home sales will begin in September, with a grand opening set for October.
For information, visit BexleyFlorida.com.
D. Craig Ostrander, owner and president of Bayside Commercial Funding, recently opened an office at 3914 Meadowlark Court in Land O’ Lakes.
As a commercial loan advisor, Ostrander works with more than 55 lenders to finance small and medium businesses nationwide on a range of needs including accounts receivable, lines of credit, commercial real estate and equipment leasing.
Bayside provides alternative sources when banks aren’t able to provide the help that’s needed, according to Ostrander’s press release.
Zephyrhills chamber breakfast
The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly breakfast meeting on Aug. 4 from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., at Golden Corral, at 6855 Gall Blvd., in Zephyrhills.
The guest speaker will be Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco.
Sponsors are Faithful Friends, Martin Electric and The Laker/Lutz News.
The cost is $8 for chamber members and $10 for non-members.
Join the ladies of Women-n-Charge on Aug. 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., at Pebble Creek Country Club, at 10550 Regents Park Drive in Tampa. The meeting includes lunch and time to network.
Guest speaker will be attorney Clementine “CC” Conde. She will discuss “Domestic & Substance Abuse – Another Perspective.”
The cost is $15 for members and $18 for guests. To register, visit Women-n-Charge.com.
Pasco Hernando SCORE will have a Business Challenge Workshop on Aug. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Rasmussen College, 8661 Citizens Drive in New Port Richey.
The free half-day workshop is for existing small businesses to learn and develop new strategies to overcome challenges.
Guest speakers are experts in sales, finance, marketing and human resources. Mike Lewis will discuss Growing Your Sales; Jack Grise will discuss Marketing Your Business; Jim Hammond will discuss Financial Management; and, Barbara Pailley will discuss Managing Your Resources.
Register online by Aug. 9.
Brookdale Senior Living will have a ribbon cutting on Aug. 16 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at 414 Chapman Road in Lutz.
Brookdale is an independent and assisting living facility, formerly known as Horizon Bay.