It was a historic groundbreaking for the Pasco County Utilities Administration and Operations Facility on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 19420 Central Boulevard, Land O’Lakes. The building will be the central administration location for the Pasco Utilities System and will be located on the southeast corner of U.S. 41 and Central Boulevard. A number of dignitaries participated in the groundbreaking including representatives from the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), Constitutional Officers, architecture firm Fleischman Garcia, contractor Construction Technology Group, Inc., employees from Pasco County Utilities and other County Departments.
It was Habitat for Humanity’s 2014 National Women’s Build Week was a great success locally and nationally more than 13,000 volunteers across the U.S. helped build simple, decent and affordable housing. Habitat for Humanity of East and Central Pasco County held a woman’s build day helping build and paint houses. It was a great day for a great organization and lots of fun for the scores of participants. Habitat for Humanity East & Central Pasco County is a non-profit Christian housing ministry working in partnership with low-income families to improve the conditions in which they live in order to o eliminate poverty housing in the Dade City, San Antonio, Zephyrhills, Land O Lakes, Lacoochee, and Wesley Chapel areas.
Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce Breakfast May Monthly Business Breakfast with author Bob Brumm
Pasco-Hernando State College Foundation received gift from HCA hospitals, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point and Medical Center of Trinity
A Mixer at PNC Bank with a Dash of Salt & Pepper Catering, brought together business people from Wesley Chapel and New Tampa for an outstanding evening of fun, food, and networking! Folks had an opportunity to meet, greet and to network in a relaxed, social setting and learn more about each other and to serve our community. They are actively involved in local government, regional economic development and providing valuable resources to each other.
Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for new chamber members, Sunshine State Window Washing. Sunshine State Window Washing is a full service window cleaning company that services commercial and residential and proudly service Pasco and Hillsborough Counties. Sunshine State Window Washing is licensed, insured, bonded and can provide Emergency service as well as awning cleaning, bug screens, Commercial and Industrial building utilizing environmentally safe products. They have many happy customers in the Tampa bay area so give them a call today at (813) 949-1392 for a fast free estimate and sparkling clean windows. In Business Since 2009 and members of the Better Business Bureau, International Window Cleaning Association and Proud IWCA member and are locally, family owned.
All the Marvel action figures came out to meet the kids for the Cobb Theatres Grove 16 Marvel character breakfast. The delicious breakfast, provided by the Cobb Theatres very own CineBistro came complete with bacon, eggs, pancakes, fruit and opportunity to get your picture taken with a Superhero! Children from all over Pasco County and northern Hillsboro came out for the event and had a great time, and will be looking forward to the next character breakfast at the Theatre. The CineBistro is a restaurant located in the balcony of several of the theatres where patrons can enjoy great food and beverage before their movie begins.
Achieva Credit Union has brought “banking for good” to the Land O’ Lakes community with its newest branch located in Collier Commons, on the corner of Collier Parkway and State Road 54 (2115 Collier Parkway). The branch will offer a full suite of banking and lending services. Six employees have been hired to staff the new branch, and Jennifer Capo will serve as branch manager. “I am excited to be involved in Achieva’s growth into the Land O’ Lakes market,” said Capo. “It is an exciting time for all of us as we introduce not only our banking services, but also our Achieva core values and commitment to community involvement.” The branch is outfitted with state-of-the-art technology and iPads in the waiting area. The new branch also features free-standing teller pods, which eliminate lines and bring the Achieva tellers out from ‘behind the glass’ so they can interact face-to-face with members, creating a more personalized banking experience.
Thank you so much to everybody for your attendance in LINK LATINO 2014, officially more than 250 Hispanic & anglo professionals and business owners attend to the event. John Hagen President/CEO from The Pasco Economic Development Council, spoke about opportunities for Hispanic businesses in Pasco county. BB&T BANK, (Wesley Chapel's Branch) is a proud sponsor of LINK LATINO 2014. Thank you for your support!. Decorations were provided by Creations By Faith, they are one of the kind centerpieces that you can only get with with them. This company is reliable and profesional. Do not leave tomorrow with out getting their information. Special thank you to all our sponsors for their support. We look forward to see you again in LINK LATINO 2015, next time in TAMPA.
Oasis – A Pregnancy Center held their Fifth Annual Golf Tournament at Sherman Hills Golf & Country Club located at 31200 Eagle Falls Dr., Brooksville, FL. Registration began at 7:30am and lunch was provided by Hungry Harry’s BBQ. Raffles and awards were handed out after a lot of fun and a great day of golf while supporting a great cause. Oasis – A Pregnancy Center would like to thank Cornerstone Air, Heating and Plumbing for becoming our Bronze / Putting Contest Sponsor! Special thanks to Lonnie and Bobby at A-Okay Trophies for donating these again this year! Oasis would like to thank Gary R. Ward owner of GRW Construction Corp for being a GOLD sponsor at our upcoming Golf Tournament!
The Wesley Chapel Lions Club conducted a Diabetes Testing event at Wesley Chapel NISSAN. Over the course of one weekend, volunteers from the Wesley Chapel Lions Club tested 44 people and only had to give 2 referrals to see doctors. It was a great turn out and if you own or work for a company please contact the Wesley Chapel Lions Club and so they can come to your place, FREE of charge and do Diabetes screenings. Give a healthy start back to your community.
Richard Gonzmart, owner of the Columbia Restaurant Group, was the featured speaker of the Rotary Club of Wesley Chapel Noon luncheon of. Mr. Gonzmart talked about the History of Ybor City and the Columbia Restaurant. Owned & operated by the 4th & 5th generation of the same family, The Columbia is Florida's Oldest Restaurant & the largest Spanish restaurant in the world. The Columbia Family includes 8 locations in Florida.
The Sunrise Shelter was presented with a check for $1,400 raised with spare change donations since December.
The Greater Wesley Chapel held a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting for Dr. Jose De La Torre, New Tampa Interventional Pain & Sports Medicine. Dr. Jose De La Torre received his Education from Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico and his Internship from Ponce University Hospital, Ponce, Puerto Rico. Dr. Jose De La Torre received his Residency from Baylor College of Medicine, University of Texas, Houston Texas - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Jose De La Torre has Hospital affiliations with University Community Hospital, Pasco Regional Hospital and Florida Hospital Zephyrhills. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.