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CenterState Bank Donates $5,000 to support small business in Pasco County

CenterState Bank Donates $5,000 to support small business in Pasco County

Pasco County, Florida --  CenterState Bank has made an additional donation of $5,000 through its Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) program to support the Pasco Economic Development Council, Inc.’s microloan fund to help small business growth in Pasco County.

“We believe it is important to support small business growth in our community and Pasco EDC’s microloan program has been successful in helping entrepreneurs grow their business,” says Skip Skairus, Senior Vice President, CenterState Bank.

SMARTstart to Hold Monthly Roundtables for Small Businesses

SMARTstart to Hold Monthly Roundtables for Small Businesses

Pasco County, Florida -- The SMARTstart co-working space was buzzing with business owners and community leaders on October 31st for a roundtable discussion on the various elements that Pasco County’s first incubator can provide to startup businesses.

Tampa Bay CEOs Share Secrets to Success at BizGROW 2.0

Tampa Bay CEOs Share Secrets to Success at BizGROW 2.0

Pasco County, Florida -- Tampa Bay CEOs will share their secrets to success on Friday, November 8 at the 5th Annual BizGROW 2.0 Conference.

 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the 5th Annual BizGROW 2.0 Conference. 

The conference for entrepreneurs is being hosted by the Pasco Economic Development Council, Inc., and held on the Pasco Hernando Community College campus in New Port Richey.

Personal and Professional Development program for women in Zephyrhills

Personal and Professional Development program for women in Zephyrhills

Zephyrhills, Fl -- Business women in the community are gathering for a personal and professional development program. 

KNOW, a program under the Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce, provides a networking forum to discuss issues affecting women in the business community in a supportive environment.

The next meeting is being held on Wednesday, October 30th from 11:30am to 1:00pm.

The guest speaker is Jodi Wilkeson, AAIA, President WDA Design Group, Inc.

Fourth technology company to locate in Pasco County this year

Fourth technology company to locate in Pasco County this year

Pasco County, Florida -- Retail Process Engineering, an information technology consulting firm serving retail clients worldwide, has purchased an office building at 20537 Amberfield Drive in the Offices of Devonwood in Land O’ Lakes. The company is expanding and bringing a total of 16 new jobs to Pasco County with an average wage of $105,000, over three times the Pasco County average annual wage.

7th annual Family Fun Day seeks vendors

7th annual Family Fun Day seeks vendors

Pasco County, Florida -- Mark your calendars for the 7th Annual Pasco Kids First Family Fun Day. 

 Pasco Kids First is seeking vendors for their 7th Annual Pasco Kids First Family Fun Day, taking place on Saturday, November 2nd at Sims Park and Orange Lake.  The event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will be full of activities for the entire family to enjoy.  Presented by Pasco Kids First, this year’s Family Fun Day combines good old fashioned fun while promoting the health and wellness of today’s family.

Third annual Pasco Ecofest seeks vendors for fall event

Third annual Pasco Ecofest seeks vendors for fall event

Pasco County, Florida -- Pasco EcoFest is evolving, this year with a focus on growing the local economy and culture in West Central Florida and with a new host organization, The Friends of the Library, which supports the New Port Richey Public Library. Through hands-on education and experiences, the event organizers aim to encourage a holistic ecological awareness that encompasses the cultural, natural, and economic systems of our local region.