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Wiregrass Ranch Developer Don Porter Passes Away

By Matt Wiley, New Tampa & Wesley Chapel Neighborhood News. Wesley Chapel has lost one of its original residents and a key player in the development of the booming area, as Wiregrass Ranch Development of Regional Impact (DRI) developer Don Porter has passed away at age 73. The family name is prominent around town, most recently unveiled on the sign for the new Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) Porter Campus on Mansfield

Third Thursdays featuring Mr. Tommy at Shops at Wiregrass for St. Joseph's Children's Hospital of Tampa

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 | On Target Page: New Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Zephyrhills, Lutz, Land O'Lakes, The Shops at Wiregrass
A large crowd of children and parents sand and danced their evening away for Third Thursdays featuring Mr. Tommy! This was a NEW fun family event on Piazza Ave at Shops at Wiregrass benefiting St. Joseph's Children's Hospital of Tampa! Make spirits bright for our extraordinary patients. Extraordinary kids need more than

Wesley Chapel Nissan Donates Car to Church for Single Mom in Need

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 | On Target Page: Land O'Lakes, Lutz, New Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Zephyrhills

Henry Idleburgh attends the Word Of His Grace Christian Fellowship in Seffner. About a year and a half ago he gave his life to Christ and now spends a lot of his time working with his church to find creative ways to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. While  putting  together an event for Easter 2014 one of the ideas was to bless

Phil Matthey, a candidate for Circuit Court Judge, speaks to the Pasco Hernando Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

From the Phil Matthey’s Campaign. Phil Matthey is a candidate for Circuit Court Judge, Group 21 for Pinellas and Pasco counties. Vote can for Phil on August 26, 2014. Phil has dedicated his career to serving the citizens of our state and particularly those living in Pasco and Pinellas counties. While studying criminal justice at...

Dash of Salt N Pepper Introduces New Banquet Room

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 | On Target Page: New Tampa, Wesley Chapel Community Events

Dash of Salt ‘n Pepper, a catering business in New Tampa, recently expanded their building and held a mixer last Friday to celebrate.  Dash of Salt ‘n Pepper is operated and owned by Chef Ghada.  The Chef’s vision is to be Tampa Bay’s preeminent Caterer which specializes in a blend of exquisite and exotic cuisines from Mediterranean, Asian, American and European palates...

Penny Morrill of Restored Hope spoke at the Rotary Club of Wesley Chapel Noon Luncheon

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 | On Target Page: New Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Lutz, Land O'Lakes, Rotary Club's Activities

Penny Morrill of Restored Hope spoke at the Rotary Club of Wesley Chapel Noon luncheon last week.  Restored Hope is a faith-based organization that encourages cooperation between churches, humanitarian organizations and businesses to empower and provide resources to the disabled, elderly and impoverished in East Pasco County...

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Donates $150,000 to Health Care Education through Pasco Education Foundation

Hospital donates $150,000 to health care education: Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, through its health scholarship fund, recently donated $150,000 to the Pasco Education Foundation for education and training of future health care professionals. The donation will help the foundation achieve its goal of advancing student achievement and preparing Pasco students for college...

Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon Membership Meeting with Speaker Bio Sergeant Justin Ross, Pasco County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit

Sergeant Ross started with the Pasco Sheriff's Office in 2006 as a Forensic Technician. He obtained his Law Enforcement Certification through Withlacoochee Technical Institute and became a Patrol Deputy in 2008. In 2010, he was promoted to Detective in the Economic Crimes Unit. He worked several complex investigations and was the agency's counterfeit currency investigator. As a ...

Family Finds Comfort in the Heart of Strangers by IERNA’s Heating & Cooling

Stacey Lane and her family were living the American dream. She was a succeeding business owner and mother of two in a loving marriage. The stresses of owning a business, raising a family and the growing hustle of daily life seemed to be too much to bear. If not for the help of two local business owners and a national corporation, the story of this working mom could...

Clean-Up at Historic Site of Mount Carmel Church and Cemetery

Sunday, Jul 13, 2014 | On Target Page: Land O'Lakes, Lutz, Land O'Lakes Community Events, Black Heritage Events

The Black Caucus of Pasco County organized the 2014 Juneteenth Mt. Carmel Historic African American Cemetery Clean-Up.  With the help of local sponsors, Juno Landscaping Services, Snapper Warren, Clay Colson, Dan and Annie Callahan, and The African American Club and Heritage of Pasco County, this clean-up was possible...

Chamber Ribbon Cutting Grand Opening for MI Homes at Long Lake Ranch

Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 | On Target Page: Land O'Lakes, Lutz, Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce

New to the heart of Lutz in a prime location, Long Lake Ranch is located off of highway 54 near the Suncoast Expressway. It consists of two phases, 55s and 65s. This North Tampa community makes for an easy commute to work in Tampa as well as a short drive to the airport. As you turn onto Sunlake Blvd towards the community entrance, you can’t help but notice the exquisitely landscaped...

Mike Moore for Pasco County Commissioner Fundraising Clay Shoot

Supporters of the Mike Moore for Pasco County Commissioner Campaign came out and participated in a Clay Shoot Fundraiser. The event was a great success thanks to all of the volunteers, shooters and sponsors.  A longtime resident of the Tampa Bay area, Mike was born in St. Petersburg, raised in Winter Haven, earned an Associate of Arts in Mass Communications from Polk...

Grand Opening of Estancia at Wiregrass by the Standard Pacific Homes

Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 | On Target Page: Wesley Chapel, Wesley Chapel Community Events

Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced the grand opening of Estancia at Wiregrass, a master-planned resort-style community situated in the heart of Wesley Chapel. This weekend marks the debut of three of the six neighborhoods that comprise the first phase of Estancia at Wiregrass, featuring 13 of 24 total stunning new home...

Hjalma Johnson at Rotary Club of Wesley Chapel Noon Luncheon

Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 | On Target Page: Wesley Chapel, Rotary Club's Activities, Wesley Chapel Community Events

Hjalma Johnson spoke at the Rotary Club of Wesley Chapel Noon luncheon last week.  Rotary's 1.2 million men and women (more than 34k clubs) believe it starts with a commitment to "Service Above Self."  The Rotary helps support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio. Hjalma E. Johnson is active in...

Susan MacManus at Republican Club of Central Pasco

The Republican Club of Central Pasco is a group of conservative minded Republicans that meet to discuss local, state, and federal politics and work to make a difference.  They also believe that the money you work hard for, you deserve to keep as much as possible! We stand against any type of new or tax increase, whether it is called a fee or charge. We believe in your rights as an American...

New interchange approved for I-75, Overpass Road in Wesley Chapel from Tampabay.com

Pasco County officials have won federal approval to add an interchange at Interstate 75 and Overpass Road. The project, estimated at $55 million, is the first step in a larger effort to expand Overpass Road east toward U.S. 301 in Zephyrhills. The project, which is still several years from breaking ground, requires multiple environmental and engineering studies and state approvals...

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