CareerSource hiring event
CareerSource Tampa Bay will host an in-person hiring event on March 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at James A. Haley VA Hospital, 13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., in Tampa. A variety of career opportunities will be available. Visit https://careersourcetampabay.com/event/james-a-haley-veterans-hospital-job-fair/, to sign up.
Community adds 2,000 acres
Two Rivers, a new master-planned community in southeast Pasco, is expanding into Hillsborough County as developers have secured 2,000 additional acres, according to a news release.
The newly acquired land will add a luxury golf course designed by DMK Golf Design, a spa and other amenities to the approximately 6,000-acre residential, commercial and entertainment destination, the release adds.
The new Hillsborough section, named The Stewards at Two Rivers, will include three villages with estate homes, a private country club with a spa and recreational amenities. The Stewards also features an 18-hole golf course, with designs already underway and plans for a 2025 opening, according to a release.
To learn more, visit TwoRiversFL.com.
Pasco EDC seeks nominations
Nominations are being accepted by the Pasco Economic Development Council (Pasco EDC) for its 2023 annual awards, which recognizes companies that are having extraordinary economic impact on their community.
The deadline for nominations is the close of business on April 28.
This year, Pasco EDC will recognize the achievements of top companies in Pasco County for their economic excellence in company growth, workforce improvement, and community involvement, according to a news release.
Finalists are interviewed by a committee of volunteers, and the winners will be announced at Pasco EDC’s 35th Annual Awards event on Sept. 7.
Nominees should be a “for profit” business-to-business company operating in Pasco County, excluding municipalities or affiliates.
If you know of a company outside of those parameters that has gone above and beyond their mission to show excellence, they may be nominated for consideration through the Special Contribution category.
Nominations can be submitted online at PascoEDC.com/events/details/35th-annual-awards.
This year’s categories are:
- Pasco Establishment Award: The winner in this category must have established its Pasco County operations between January 2022 and December 2022.
This award will recognize a recently established company that is demonstrating substantial progress and/or has the potential for a significant community impact.
- Economic Excellence Award: This award will go to a company that established its business in Pasco County between January 2022 and December 2022. It will recognize a business that has made a commitment to improving the overall economic health and quality of life in Pasco County, creating a diverse workforce, and providing exceptional value to customers, all while demonstrating ingenuity, integrity, and leadership.
Other award categories:
- International Achievement Award: This award will recognize a business that has demonstrated outstanding achievements in international relations, global leadership, and export growth through its relationship with Pasco EDC, Enterprise Florida, or Global Tampa Bay. Nominees will be scored based on company growth, international program participation, workforce improvement, and community involvement.
- SMARTstart Entrepreneur of the Year: This award will recognize an entrepreneur who has engaged in numerous SMARTstart programs. Through their experiences and education, they have turned their passion into a thriving business. Nominees will be scored based on company growth, SMARTstart involvement, and community impact as a leading start-up.
Cardel Homes celebrates 50th anniversary
Cardel Homes, celebrating a half-century in business, is a veteran in the residential development industry. It now operates as an integrated homebuilder and land developer in four regions, offering a wide range of products, including single-family homes, townhomes, condos and resort properties, according to a news release. Cardel is an international builder with operations in Florida, Colorado, Alberta and Ontario.