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Reagan Day Dinner with Attorney General Pam Bondi and Lieutenant Governor of Florida Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Pasco Republican Party's Reagan Day Dinner were very fortunate to have many rising politic stars in Florida in attendance like  United States Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Florida State Senator Wilton Simpson who introduced the nights featured speaker Attorney General of Florida Pam Bondi. Chairman Jim Mathieu, Republican Party of Pasco introduced Pastor Jonathan Vorce of Lakewood Church of God for the Invocation and the Color Guard from River Ridge High School AFJROTC to lead everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance. State Committeeman Bill Bunting introduced all of the elected Officials and then another special guest, the newly appointed Lieutenant Governor of Florida Carlos Lopez-Cantera.

Scott Fink CEO Hyundai of New Port Richey, Hyundai, Mazda, Chevrolet of Wesley Chapel speaks to the Wesley Chapel Chamber Economic Development Related story by Laura Kinsler of the Tampa Tribune

Just months after opening Wesley Chapel’s first Chevrolet dealership, Pasco auto magnate Scott Fink has confirmed plans to build a new Volkswagen dealership in the area. Fink said he’s under contract to buy 8 acres on State Road 56 — directly across from the Mini dealership. He plans to build a 10,500-square-foot showroom and sales center and a separate 12,000-square-foot service center, according to preliminary plans submitted to the county. “We’re very excited,” Fink said. “Wesley Chapel is perfect for Volkswagen. The demographics are younger, high-income and dual-income families...

Cypress Creek Ice and Sports Complex of Wesley Chapel is Unveiled to the Community

Cypress Creek Ice and Sports Complex of Wesley Chapel Developer Gordie Zimmermann impressed the crowd that included Pasco County Commissioners Jack Mariano, Kathryn Starkey, Pat Mulieri, Ted Schrader and Henry Wilson along with Florida State Senator Wilton Simpson,  Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber President Jeff Novotny, Hockey team members from Wiregrass Ranch High School, Mitchell High School and representatives from the University of South Florida whose Hockey team is thinking about playing there in future. The crowd was electric with excitement as TV cameras from all of our regional media outlets trained their lenses on the unveiling of the design for Florida’s largest ice skating facility and the announcement of plans for a 120 room hotel adjacent to the ice rinks. Pasco County Commission Chairman Jack Mariano said the facility will provide recreational ice for local skaters and will attract competitors from all over the world. “Two rinks would have been great. Three rinks would have been phenomenal,” said Mariano. “But with four rinks and everything else you’re putting in here, everybody in the world is going to want to come here to play.”

The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce hold Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting of the Vintage Estate Homes at Grand Hampton

The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce held a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting and tour event of the Vintage Estate Homes at Grand Hampton new model home center located at 8434 Dunham Station Drive in Tampa, Florida with their new and exciting floor plans, elevations and a wonderful location.  The Event was catered with a Tropical Themed Menu of Hor d'oeuvres and refreshments included Beer, Wine and their "Vintage" Signature Cocktail !!!  Live Entertainment was provided by:  Joshua Williams, Singer/Guitarist and Door Prize Giveaways, Gift Cards and a Grand Prize, an Apple iPad Air.

The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce held a Wesley Chapel Chamber Golf Tournament 2014

The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Golf Tournament at the Lexington Oaks Golf & Country Club in Wesley Chapel. Participants enjoyed a fun filled afternoon of golf, followed by a buffet dinner and award ceremony.

Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce and Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting for Sagat's Computers

The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce held a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Chris Wilson of Sagat's Computers. (From their website) Sagat's Computers Inc. was established to serve the needs of computer users and today we are one of the industry's leading computer and computer-product retailers. Our success has been built on a simple principle: take care of every customer like they were a member of our family. From the beginning, our top priority was to provide unmatched customer care and to help our customers understand how technology could help them.

The Lutz / Land O’Lakes Relay for Life at Steinbrenner High School for the American Cancer Society

Sunday, May 25, 2014 | On Target Page: Lutz, Land O'Lakes, American Cancer Society - Relay for Life

The Lutz / Land O’Lakes Relay for Life was a fundraising walk to support the American Cancer Society. Relay is an 18 hour journey starting at 12 Noon and lasts throughout the night until the next day. It was held at Steinbrenner High School on the Football Field and Track Area in Lutz. When we walk together, we are BIGGER than cancer!  In the fight against cancer, silence is the last thing we need. Your local American Cancer Society Relay For Life event is a great place to take action and make noise. The Relay For Life movement features community and campus events that offer an inspiring opportunity to honor cancer survivors, promote how individuals can reduce their cancer risk, and raise money to help end cancer. Today, with the support of thousands of volunteers, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we finish the fight against cancer!

Knights of Columbus Memorial Day Parade by Florida Hospital - Wesley Chapel in Land O'Lakes, FLA

The parade route was filled with patriotic families to watch the Inaugural Knights of Columbus Memorial Day Parade presented by Florida Hospital - Wesley Chapel, that took place on May 26, 2014. The parade route started out at Dupree Lakes Boulevard off Collier Parkway and ended just past the Baldomero Lopez State Veterans Nursing Home on Parkway Boulevard. Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternal benefit society. Our founding principles are Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. Florida Hospital – Wesley Chapel is one of 22 Florida Hospital campuses serving communities throughout Florida for more than 100 years...

The West Pasco Republican Club Candidates Forum Breakfast

The West Pasco Republican Club gave Pasco County Republicans an opportunity to meet and greet the 2014 Republican candidates and to hear them speak about themselves and answer questions from the audience. It was intended to be an informal event and not a debate format. The West Pasco Republican Club were extremely grateful that the majority of the 2014 candidates kindly agreed to take time out of their hectic schedules and were willing to join or send their representatives for this event at Heritage Springs Golf & Country Club, located 11345 Robert Trent Jones Parkway and enjoy their wonderful breakfast and become better acquainted with the candidates as well.

The Trinity Relay for Life at Mitchell High School for the American Cancer Society

The Trinity Relay for Life was a fundraising walk to support the American Cancer Society. Relay is an 18 hour journey starting at 6:00 PM and lasts throughout the night until 12 Noon the next day. It was held at Mitchell High School on the Football Field and Track Area in Trinity. When we walk together, we are BIGGER than cancer!  In the fight against cancer, silence is the last thing we need. Your local American Cancer Society Relay For Life event is a great place to take action and make noise. The Relay For Life movement features community and campus events that offer an inspiring opportunity to honor cancer survivors, promote how individuals can reduce their cancer risk, and raise money to help end cancer. Today, with the support of thousands of volunteers, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we finish the fight against cancer!

The Trinity Relay for Life at Mitchell High School for the American Cancer Society Dance, Dodge Ball and Belly Dancing

Saturday, May 17, 2014 | On Target Page: Greater Pasco County, Land O'Lakes, Lutz, Trinity & West Pasco

The Trinity Relay for Life was a fundraising walk to support the American Cancer Society. Relay is an 18 hour journey starting at 6:00 PM and lasts throughout the night until 12 Noon the next day. It was held at Mitchell High School on the Football Field and Track Area in Trinity. When we walk together, we are BIGGER than cancer!  In the fight against cancer, silence is the last thing we need. Your local American Cancer Society Relay For Life event is a great place to take action and make noise. The Relay For Life movement features community and campus events that offer an inspiring opportunity to honor cancer survivors, promote how individuals can reduce their cancer risk, and raise money to help end cancer. Today, with the support of thousands of volunteers, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we finish the fight against cancer!

Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce hold 28th Annual Golf Tournament

Saturday, May 17, 2014 | On Target Page: Land O'Lakes, Lutz, Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce
The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce held their 28th Annual Golf Tournament May 16th, 2014 at Heritage Harbor Golf & Country Club Lutz. Participants enjoyed a fun filled afternoon of golf, followed by a barbeque buffet dinner and award ceremony. Sponsors included Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Hyundai, Mazda & Chevrolet of Wesley Chapel, Cooper Financial, C & C Insurance Solutions, Optimum Plumbing, DigitalBrainz, Proly, Laporte & Mulligan, P.A., along with a whole lotta help from the Chamber Volunteers.

Congressman Gus Bilirakis Hosts Annual Veterans Fair

On Saturday, May 17, Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) hosted his Annual Veterans Resource Fair, which provided important information and services for Veterans and their families in the 12th Congressional District.  “Veterans have given so much to our country, and it is only right that we give back,” Bilirakis said. “I am proud to host our 8th Annual Veterans Resource Fair. This event will be a one stop shop for our Veterans, providing them with access to a variety of available services and resources. These services include, medical care, assistance with their disability claims or education benefits, and employment information.”  Following the resource fair, the Congressman invited everyone to join him for a short patriotic program, hosted by Frank Wuco, Commander, USN, (Ret.), which also included a performance by the East Lake High School Band & Chorus. Additionally, Tech Sergeant Brad Clark of the 927th Air Medical Staging Squadron – MacDill Air Force Base, will be singing our National Anthem and God Bless America. The fair will be held at East Lake High School, at 1300 Silver Eagle Drive in Tarpon Springs.

Rotary Club of Wesley Chapel Wins Big at District 6950 Banquet and Award Ceremony by J. David Wright

By J. David Wright. Over 30 Rotarians from the Wesley Chapel Noon Rotary were awarded the prestigious Fire Engine Award for their exemplary service to their community. In addition to receiving that award Eric Johnson took home the Rotarian Clubs’ President of the Year in the category of Large Clubs at the District 6950 Banquet and Award Ceremony at Spartan Manor in Port Richey, FLA. The Wesley Chapel Noon Rotary meets every Wednesday at Noon at Ciao's Italian Bistro in Shops of Wiregrass, Wesley Chapel, FLA (Off Bruce B. Downs and Route 56 parking south side of Prime Bar or behind it Ciao' just a couple of stores north of PB)

Marshalls Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting in Land O'Lakes

Thursday, May 15, 2014 | On Target Page: Land O'Lakes, Lutz, Land O'Lakes Community Events

Marshalls held a Ribbon Cutting for their latest store located in Land O’Lakes, FLA. Marshalls join Ross and Bealls Outlet and a variety of other businesses at the newly renovated Village Lakes Shopping Plaza near the corner of Land O’Lakes Blvd and State Route 54, on SR 54.    Promising to becoming involved in the Central Pasco community, Marshalls donated a check for $5,000 to Feeding America Tampa Bay. As the nation’s leading off-price retailers Marshalls sells the same, first-quality, designer merchandise as department and specialty stores, at unbelievable prices.

Pasco Hernando Hispanic Chamber of Commerce May Luncheon in Land O' Lakes with guest speaker Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco

Pasco Hernando Hispanic Chamber of Commerce welcomed this May's luncheon guest speaker Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco. The Pasco Hernando Hispanic Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to join them and find out what is going on in Pasco County, while networking with other professionals and Small Business Owners in the area at Copperstone Executive Suites 3632 Land O' Lakes Blvd in Land O' Lakes, "To educate, promote and encourage members, business and professionals in a friendly and family oriented environment".     And don’t forget:

PHHCC Scholarship Fund HAVANA CASINO NIGHT FUNDRAISER on Friday, June 13 between 6:00pm - 10:00pm at the Heritage Harbor Golf & Country Club-Harbor Terrace Restaurant located at 19502 Heritage Harbor Parkway in Lutz, Florida.

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