Industry of the year winners announced

The Laker/Lutz News is among those honored More than 600 people gathered at Wesley Chapel’s Saddlebrook Resort at the Pasco Economic Development Council’s 29th annual Banquet and Industry of the Year Awards. The Sept. 3 event attracted a who’s who in Pasco County, including movers and shakers in government and industry, as well as leaders of community organizations. Awards were presented … [Read more...]

Area events honor veterans on special day

Veterans Day is Nov. 11, and those who have put on the uniform to serve this country have a full day ahead of them. Saint Leo University and Two Men and a Truck will deliver items to veterans in local shelters throughout the day Tuesday. The donations will be from a collection drive the school hosted last month including items such as soap, shampoo, shaving cream, razors, toothbrushes, … [Read more...]

Bank brings financial course back to local schools

Nearly 100 local high schools will have a chance to participate in Dave Ramsey's Foundations in Personal Finance Course this year, thanks to help from Fifth Third Bank. This is the fifth consecutive year the bank has sponsored the program, which has helped educate more than 500,000 students, according to a release. The bank expects to add 133,000 more to that number this fall, including more … [Read more...]