TouchPoint brings jobs, good wages to Pasco

TouchPoint Medical Inc., a global supplier of technology-based health care delivery systems, will bring 116 new high-paying jobs to Pasco County. Company officials plan to relocate their headquarters to prime vacant land in Land O’ Lakes. They will build an approximately 125,000-square-foot facility, including a parking lot, on the northwest corner of Suncoast Parkway and State Road 54. The … [Read more...]

Ice arena offers plenty of room, action

There’s no shortage of activities — or room— at the newly minted Florida Hospital Center Ice. From learning to skate, to playing hockey and curling, there’s plenty to do at the much-ballyhooed facility, which measures 150,500 square feet. On Jan. 28, during the facility’s opening weekend, hundreds of youth and adults packed into what has been described as “the largest ice sports facility in … [Read more...]

A perfect tan in less than 15 minutes

“Fifteen minutes in our level one beds equal four hours on the beach,” says Glen Harrod, owner of The South Beach Tanning Company. “And we’ll make sure you don’t get a sunburn. We don’t want anyone to tan longer than their skin can handle comfortably.” “We help our clients determine the length of time for an optimal tan,” says co-owner Jill Harrod. “It’s important for them to have a pleasant … [Read more...]

In Print: Ice, summer school and young interns

Last week was a big one for Pasco County, especially the Wesley Chapel area, when developer Z Mitch LLC unveiled its plans to build a 150,500-square-foot ice and sports complex just off State Road 56. It shows how far this stretch of road between Bruce B. Downs Boulevard in New Tampa and State Road 54 on the edge of Land O' Lakes has come in the past decade or so since it was first built. And … [Read more...]