New meeting place for ENPG
The East Pasco Networking Group is moving its meetings to a new location. It will begin meeting at the Sarah Vande Berg Tennis & Wellness Center, in the Ron Oakley Room, at 7:30 a.m. on July 13. The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce will make the move official by having a ribbon cutting that day. Pasco County Clerk and Comptroller Nikki Alvarez-Sowles will be the featured speaker at the meeting. The center is located at 6585 Simons Road, in Zephyrhills. For more information, call Nils Lenz, at 813-782-9491 or Vicky Jones at 813-431-1149
Carrollwood Cultural Center hires engagement director
The Carrollwood Cultural Center has hired Ashley Lord to be its director of community engagement.
She will serve as the center’s liaison with other community organizations and will manage the volunteer program
Lord has spent most of her career as an educator, performer, and artist. She is the former program coordinator for the Kids on the Block educational puppetry program that served all the Hillsborough County elementary schools. She also holds credentials to teach music for kindergarten through 12th grade and drama for sixth through 12th grade. She also has expertise in expressive arts, dance, dramatic play and sound circles.
The Carrollwood Cultural Center is an arts-based nonprofit located at 4537 Lowell Road in Tampa.
Volunteer with Pasco Hernando SCORE
By volunteering with Pasco Hernando Score, you can share your business expertise with local entrepreneurs, expand your professional network and meet other experts in various fields. You can also develop new skills through training. To find out more, email: , or call 727-842-4638.
New director for Pasco Fine Arts Council
Lianna Tatman has been named the new director for the Pasco Fine Arts Council. She is an arts administrator with a specialty in cultural programming and community relations. She holds a master of arts from the University of Buffalo, in Arts Managements. She also has presented internationally on the role of the arts in global issues.
This ribbon cutting was presented by the North Tampa Bay Chamber and the Carrollwood Area Business Association:
- Momentum Chiropractic, June 10, 224 E. Bearss Ave.
This ribbon cutting was presented by the North Tampa Bay Chamber:
- Valentino’s Fine Jewelers, June 3, 2300 Grand Cypress Drive, Suite 828, in Lutz.
Celebrating local heroes
The Greater Pasco Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the community’s healthcare workers, first responders and other local heroes for their significant efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The celebration will be June 23, at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., in New Port Richey. The event begins with hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m., follow by dinner and the program at 6:30. Tickets are $50 per person but if you purchase your ticket before 5 p.m. on June 16, you receive a $5 discount. Purchase your tickets online at GreaterPasco.com or call 813-909-2722 or 727-842-7651.
Pasco EDC entrepreneur education series
Overcoming the Summer Slump: Learn how to market in slow season. The slow season is a great time to focus on creating valuable content to attract new and existing customers, as, during the busy sales season, you probably don’t have enough time to engage with your audience, expand your brand’s name and grow your reputation in multiple groups of people. This free session is set for June 23, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
To find out more, go to PascoEdc.com.
Greater Pasco Chamber names new board members
The Greater Pasco Chamber of Commerce has announced new board members. Their three-year terms begin on July 1. The new board members are:
- Kirsty Churchill, director of public relations, Gulfside Healthcare Services
- Nick Carideo, manager/operations, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
- Elle Rudisill, attorney/owner, Elle Rudisill Law Firm
- Julie Rogers, general manager, Progressive Air Systems, Inc.
- Crystal Lazar, president and CEO, Habitat for Humanity of East & Central Pasco County