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Communication Concepts chooses Pasco County

Communication Concepts chooses Pasco County

Pasco County, Florida -- The Pasco Economic Development Council, Inc. is pleased to announce that Communication Concepts, Inc. (CCI), a fast growing technology company, has signed a lease on a 5,000 square foot building located in the West Pasco Industrial Park in Odessa.

CCI needed room to grow and chose Pasco County after evaluating several locations. The company expansion is bringing 20 new jobs to Pasco County with an average annual wage of $48,000, approximately 150 percent of the Pasco County average annual wage.

Sustainable business wins award

Sustainable business wins award

Pasco County, Florida -- The Earth Charter US awarded the Suncoast Co-op with the "2013 Sustainable Business Award" for the co-op's business practices that take care of people, the planet, and equitably build community wealth. 

College fair in Land O' Lakes

College fair in Land O' Lakes

Land O' Lakes, Florida- Congressman Bilirakis will hold his annual college fair at Sunlake High School in Land O' Lakes on Saturday, April 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This event will offer the opportunity for students and their families to learn about available financial aid resources and the admissions process.

There will also be representatives on hand from regional colleges, local career education and technical training schools, and the military service academies to provide information and answer questions.

Pasco EDC Unveils Logo for New Business Incubator

Pasco EDC Unveils Logo for New Business Incubator

Pinellas County, Florida -- SMARTstart is the name unveiled by the Pasco Economic Development Council for the new business incubator in Dade City. It was unveiled on Tuesday, April 9th at Dade City’s City Commission meeting. The new logo was received with overwhelmingly positive feedback from council members and other community partners.

Leadership Pasco class to raise money for NAMI Pasco Mental Health Facility

Leadership Pasco class to raise money for NAMI Pasco Mental Health Facility

Land O' Lakes, Florida -- Leadership Pasco Class of 2013 is helping NAMI Pasco, a local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, furnish its new base of operations in Land O’ Lakes.

BB&T joins Pasco Economic Development Council Board

BB&T joins Pasco Economic Development Council Board

Lutz, Florida -- BB&T, a longtime investor in Pasco EDC, has increased its financial commitment to economic development and will be joining the Board of Directors.  Representing BB&T on the Pasco EDC Board will be Senior Vice President Chip Falk.

“As investors in Pasco EDC we have seen the progress Pasco County has made over the last few years,” said Falk.  “2013 will be an exciting year in Pasco County and we are glad to be an even bigger part of that.”

Pasco startup gets funding

Pasco startup gets funding

Pasco County, Florida -- Larry Vanderhoof is proof that a little bit of money can go a long way when it comes to starting a business.  His company, Statewide Blinds, became the seventh small business to receive a microloan from the Pasco Economic Development Council, Inc.  Statewide Blinds is a mobile company that installs new window treatments and provides ultrasonic blind cleaning and repairs around the State of Florida.