Credit Union sponsors chamber breakfast
Chris Del Cotto, left, Suncoast Credit Union’s service center manager, gave a presentation at the monthly business breakfast of The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce. He is shown here with John Moors, executive director of the Dade City chamber. The breakfast, held at Kafe Kokopelli, was hosted by Suncoast Credit Union. Three other speakers talked about ‘business wins.’ They were Taylor Kelly, of Raymond James Financial Services; Kyle Verbeek, of Maronda Homes; and, Richard Hayes, Digital Lightbridge.
New sub shop opens
Jon Smith Subs had its grand opening on Aug. 15, in The Shoppes of Ballantrae Village, 17790 State Road 54, Unit 104, in Land O’ Lakes. Beyond serving subs at the restaurant, the business also offers catering options. ‘It’s an honor to have such wonderful support from the local business community, as well as the residents of the area,’ Jonathan Gilpin, franchisee of the Jon Smith Subs Lutz, said in a release.
North Tampa Bay Chamber awards gala
The 20th annual North Tampa Bay Awards Gala, set for Nov. 7, will honor local businesses, volunteer civic organizations, and company leaders for contributions they make to the regional economy and the community. The event will be at the Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club, 5811 Tampa Palms Blvd., in Tampa, and will include a VIP Reception and dinner. A VIP Reception ticket includes an hour of networking, two drinks, passed appetizers, and entertainment. The $75 dinner ticket includes a three-course meal and the awards presentation. For more information, visit NorthTampaBayChamber.com.
Women-n-Charge will meet Sept. 6 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Plantation Palms Golf Club, 23253 Plantation Palms Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes. The featured speaker will be Jim Howard, of Trinity Security Allies, on the topic of “Situational Awareness.” The meeting includes lunch, a presentation, and time to network. The cost is $15 for members and $18 for guests who RSVP by Monday prior to the meeting. Tuesday and after, the cost is $20 for members and $23 for guests. Please register at Women-n-Charge.com/meetings/. For more information or to RSVP, call (813) 600-9848, or email .
Free business seminars
- How to really start your business, Sept. 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at SMARTstart Dade City Entrepreneur Center, 15029 14th St., in Dade City.
- Creating a successful business plan, Sept. 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Land O’ Lakes Branch Library, 2818 Collier Parkway in Land O’ Lakes.
- How to use the Internet in your business, Sept. 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at New River Branch Library, 34043 State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel.
These sessions are free, but space is limited. Register at PascoHernando.score.org.
New U-Haul location
Cahills Motorsports at 8820 Gall Blvd., in Zephyrhills, is now offering U-Haul products and services.
County purchases equipment
The Pasco County Commission has approved the purchase and installation of playground equipment for an accessible playground the county is creating at the Wesley Chapel District Park, 7727 Boyette Road. The equipment will be purchased from Game Time Inc., utilizing an existing U.S. Communities Contract, for an amount not to exceed $324,774.49.
Zephyrhills chamber breakfast
The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce has its monthly business breakfast on the first Thursday of the month at 7 a.m., at the Golden Corral, 6856 Gall Blvd., in Zephyrhills. Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco is the scheduled speaker. The cost is $8 for members and $10 for visitors.
New Dollar General location
Dollar General opened a new location at 8965 County Road 54 in Zephyrhills, with a grand opening celebration on Aug. 24.
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