Today, noon, Summers & Company, LLC, Brooksville, Bob Haywood (352) 848-0906
Dec. 20, noon, The Life Center of Hernando, Inc., 19384 Ingram Street in Brooksville, Barbara Lemoine (352) 597-0119
After Hours Mixer will be held at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 20 sponsored by Capital City Bank, 14302 Spring Hill Drive in Spring Hill. Call Donna Lipidarov (352) 797-6700 for more information. Please make your reservation online at hernandochamber.com/events.
Eastside Business Networking Group to meet from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Jan. 2 at Sherman Hills Golf and Country Club, 31200 Eagle Falls Drive, Brooksville. For more information, call (352) 544-0990.
Young Professionals Networking Group to meet from 8 to 9 a.m. Jan. 3 at The Arc Nature Coast, 6495 Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill. For more information call Phil Undestad, (352) 796-1451.
Brochure exchange will be held at noon, Jan. 4 at the Southern Hills Plantation, 4200 Summit View Drive in Brooksville. RSVP by Jan. 3, cost $13 per-person; $15 at the door and for potential new members. Lunch is included. Business attire, no jeans. For more information, call Lauren Jolly (352) 796-0697 or online at www.hernandochamber.com.
Networking At Noon will be held at noon, Jan. 11 at Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Boulevard in Brooksville. RSVP by Jan 9. Cost is $13 with RSVP, $15 at the door and for potential new members. RSVP to (352) 796-0697. Accepting MC, Visa, Discover. To prevent being invoiced, cancellations are needed 24 hours in advance.
Young Professionals Social will be held 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 11 at EVOM, 14251 Powell Road in Spring Hill. For more information call Phil Undestad, (352) 796-1451.
SBDC at the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, 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 (open to the public) 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.
'Operation H.O.P.E.' food drive
The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Jericho Road Ministries "Operation H.O.P.E." (Helping Other People Eat) is having a food drive during through December. Businesses, residents, students, club and schools are invited to participate by collecting specific food items for use at one of Jericho's five county distribution sites. The food drive is looking for the following items: toilet paper, dry milk, peanut butter and jelly, rice, boxed mashed potatoes, canned vegetables and fruits, canned meats including tuna and chicken, canned soups, pasta, spaghetti sauce, boxed macaroni and cheese, breakfast cereals. Please bring your food donation to the Chamber of Commerce's office located at 15588 Aviation Loop Drive in Brooksville. Your participation positively affects the hundreds of needy students, families, seniors and homeless throughout Hernando County who need our help. For more information, please call Dawn Badami (352) 796-0697 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internet and business
Score Business seminars "Using the Internet in Your Business" held Jan. 15 from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. at the Main Library branch located at 238 Howell Ave. in Brooksville. The seminar is designed to communicate how a website and creating an online storefront can benefit your business. Register online at www.score439.org, select local workshops. For more information call (727) 842-4638.