Aug. 24, noon, Nature Coast SUP at Pine Island Beach, 10800 Pine Island Drive in Weeki Wachee, Delea Bowers (352) 442-5471
Aug. 28, noon Travelin' Dream Travel at the Chamber of Commerce, 15588 Aviation Loop Dr. in Brooksville, Shandelle Johnson (352) 683-9077
Aug. 29, noon, Eckerd Youth Challenge Program, 201 Culbreath Road in Brooksville, Robert Patterson (352) 799-5621
Aug. 30, noon, My Career Closet, 17008 Ayers Road in Brooksville, Brittney Gariety (352) 584-0178
Sept. 4, noon, Ultimate Health Plan, Inc., 1244 Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill, Scott Leeman (352) 835-7151
Sept. 5, noon, Florida Pools & Pavers, 13399 Cortez Boulevard in Brooksville, Maria Sanvenaro (800) 441-8645
Sept. 6, noon, Extensitech, 105 North Main Street in Brooksville, Crystal Smith (800) 232-4839
Sept. 11, noon, Gia's Cake & Goodies, 3155 Aerial Way in Brooksville, Samantha Long (352) 796-4427
Sept. 13, noon, Spring Hill Dentist, 11025 Spring Hill Drive in Spring Hill, Pat Augustyniak (352) 683-1838
Sept. 14, noon, Monti Magill's Irish Pub, 2396 Commercial Way in Spring Hill, Jeff Magill (352) 683-0668
Chamber Monthly Membership meeting will be held at 7:15 a.m. today at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane, Brooksville. Sponsored by United Way of Hernando County, speaker Leonard B. Sossamon, Hernando County administrator. The cost is $12 for members and $20 for potential new members.
Young Professionals Networking Group to meet from 8 to 9 a.m. today Sept. 5 at The Arc Nature Coast, 6495 Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill. For more information call Phil Undestad, (352) 796-1451.
Eastside Business Networking Group to meet from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Sept. 5 at Sherman Hills Golf and Country Club, 31200 Eagle Falls Drive, Brooksville. For more information, call (352) 544-0990.
Brochure exchange will be held at noon, Sept. 7 at Southern Hills Plantation, 4200 Summit View Drive in Brooksville. RSVP by Sept. 5, cost $10 per-person; $15 at the door; $20 for potential new member. Lunch is included. For more information, call (352) 796-0697.
Networking At Noon will be held at noon, Sept. 14 at TBD. . Cost is $10 with RSVP, $15 at the door, $20 for potential new members. RSVP to (352) 796-0697. Accepting MC, Visa, Discover. To prevent being invoiced, cancellations are needed 24 hours in advance.
Sponsorship opportunity for the 2012 Beach Bash. Event held Oct. 5 from 5:30 to 11 p.m. at the Hernando Beach Club. For more information, call Dawn Badami (352) 796-0697.
SBDC at the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, the board of directors wants to remind you that the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of South Florida (USF) has partnered with the Chamber of Commerce to provide free business consultation to small businesses and entrepreneurs in Hernando County and is available at the Chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Dr., Brooksville to provide consultation and access to all SBDC services.
To schedule a consulting session or for more information about the SBDC at USF, please visit www.sbdctampabay.com or call Jerry Karp at (352) 796-0697.
Health care reform
The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce hosts a 'Lunch and Learn' Sept. 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The information being provided is for employers and discussing how to manage the changes in health care reform. Presentation held at the Chamber of Commerce building, 15588 Aviation Loop Dr. in Brooksville. Presented by Don Burgher of Florida Insurance Brokers. Free to attend, lunch provided. Registration is required, call (352) 796-0697 for more information or visit the website www.HernandoChamber.com
The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce presents the Leadership Experience, a lunch and learn summer series, a journey in the Best Practices of Effective Leadership with facilitators Lt. Col. Royce Decker of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office and Lori Bainum, Director of Corporate Training at PHCC. The workshops will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chamber office located at 15588 Aviation Loop Dr., Brooksville on the following Friday Aug. 24. The series picks up where Leadercast left off by delving into the philosophies of Andy Stanley, Marcus Buckingham, John Maxwell, Patrick Lencioni and Tim Tebow. The Leadership Experience will cover a variety of topics including: How to be the Next Generation Leader; When Work & Family Collide; Standout Strength Assessment; 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership; Developing the Leader within You; and the Last Competitive Advantage. Bring your lunch and un-tap your leadership potential by attending the free Lunch N Learns. For reservations, please contact the Chamber at (352) 796-0697.