Chamber breakfast draws crowd
County Administrator Dan Biles was the featured speaker at The Greater Dade City Chamber Commerce business breakfast at Scotland Yards Golf and Country Club. The San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union was the breakfast sponsor. Shown here, from left: County Administrator Dan Biles, Pasco County Commission Chairman Ron Oakley and credit union CEO & President Tim Baldwin.
Jamie Wilson, DBA vice president of government relations, will be the featured speaker at the North Tampa Bay Chamber’s economic development briefing on Sept. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Hunter’s green 18101 Longwater Run Drive in Tampa. He has served as vice president of government relations for Moffitt since 2007. His responsibilities include local, state and federal government relations. To find out more and to RSVP, visit NorthTampaBayChamber.com.
Learn about franchises and how to select the right one for you at this free seminar called “Opportunities in Franchises,” presented by Pasco-Hernando SCORE. The session will be on Sept. 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the SMARTstart West Pasco Entrepreneur Center, 4532 U.S. 19 in New Port Richey.
Zephyrhills Chamber breakfast
Rodrigo Torres, chief medical officer for AdventHealth Zephyrhills, will be the featured speaker at The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce monthly breakfast meeting. He will be talking about how the hospital rates compared to other Tampa Bay hospitals, and what AdventHealth Zephyrhills is doing to continually improve its patient’s experience. The breakfast is on Oct. 3 from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., at Golden Corral, 6855 Gall Blvd., in Zephyrhills. The cost is $8 for members; $10 for nonmembers.
The Greater Pasco Chamber of Commerce will have its Wednesday morning networking meeting on Oct. 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at The Lake House at Hungry Harry’s Family BBQ, 3130 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes. To register, go to the chamber’s website, GreaterPasco.com.
Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed Roger Germann and reappointed Kelly Rice to the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s governing board, according to a water management district news release.
Germann represents Hillsborough County, and Rice represents Citrus, Lake, Levy and Sumter counties.
Germann, of Tampa, is the president and chief executive officer of The Florida Aquarium. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois. Germann is appointed to a four-year term.
Rice, of Webster, is the owner of Prime Property Resources Inc., and the president of Rice Cattle Company. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida. Rice is reappointed to a four-year term.
Both appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.
The volunteer governing board members set policy for the district, which manages the water and related resources of West Central Florida to meet the needs of current and future water users, while protecting the environment.
Growing your business
This free workshop helps to demystify the steps you can take to help your business grow. It will meet on Oct. 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the East Pasco Entrepreneur Center, 15029 14th St., in Dade City.
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