Ribbon cuttings May 2, noon, Big Daddy DJ, at the Chamber, 15588 Aviation Loop, Brooksville, Richard Sanvenero (352) 263-7829
May 7, noon, Bon Image Vein & Laser Center, 15439 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Dr. Narendra Sastry (352) 593-4194
May 8, noon, BBVA Compass Bank, 7205 Forest Oaks Boulevard, Spring Hill, Christina Miller (352) 796-7424
May 9, noon, Chapel Home Health, at the Chamber, 15588 Aviation Loop, Brooksville, Madelyn McFarquhar (352) 796-7424
May 14, noon, FWH & Associates, 4092 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, Frank Triolo (352) 688-9088
May 15, noon, Cuban American Grill, 14313 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, Norma Wise (352) 600-7991
May 16, noon, A New Dawn, at Abbey Plaza, 11219 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, Dawn Gomez (352) 610-4340
May 21, noon, Thunder Bay Builders, at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill, Joseph Cortes (877) 215-7463
May 22, noon, Great Florida Insurance, 1240 South Broad Street, Brooksville, Melissa Freeman (352) 797-4788
May 23, noon, West Coast Classics, Inc., 17396 Nicasia Jay Avenue, Weeki Wachee, Shannon Rodriquez (352) 597-5061
Chamber events Young Professionals Networking Group to meet today from 8 to 9 a.m. 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 today from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at Sherman Hills Golf and Country Club, 31200 Eagle Falls Drive, Brooksville. For more information, call (352) 544-0990.
Business after Business Social will be held Thursday at 5:30 p.m. sponsored by Family Friends Home Care and IT Cinema located at 530 Spring Hill Drive in Spring Hill. For more information call Kim Hayward-Knapp or Rhoda Crandall (352) 835-7195. Please register online at hernandochamber.com.
Education Committee will meet May 7 at 9 a.m. held at the Chamber office located at 15588 Aviation Loop Drive in Brooksville. Call Tracy Echols at (352) 277-3322 for information.
Young Professionals Social will be held 5:30 p.m. on May 10 at Beef O’Brady’s, Horse Lake Plaza, 7601 Horse Lake Road in Brooksville. For more information call Phil Undestad, (352) 796-1451.
Diplomat Social will be held May 11 held at the Chamber office located at 15588 Aviation Loop Drive in Brooksville. Cost $4, please register online at hernandochamber.com. For information, call (352) 796-0697.
After Hours Mixer will be held at 5:30 p.m. May 16 sponsored by HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital will be held at 12440 cortez Boulevard in Brooksville. Call Randal Horton at (352) 592-4250 for information. Please register online at hernandochamber.com.
Monthly Membership meeting will be held at 7:15 a.m. May 22 located at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane in Brooksville. The cost is $15 prepay; $20 at the door. Reservations required, please call (352) 796-0697 or register online at hernandochamber.com.
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.
4th annual Leadercast BROOKSVILLE The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the fourth annual Chick-fil-A® Leadercast® held May 10 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. located at Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Boulevard. Speakers include: Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric; Andy Stanley, best-selling leadership author and communicator; Mike Krzyzewski, head men’s basketball coach, Duke University and Team USA; John Maxwell, best-selling author and leadership expert; Dr. Henry Cloud, best-selling author and leadership consultant; LCDR Rorke Denver, Navy SEAL and star of the 2012 movie ‘Act of Valor’; Sanya Richards-Ross, 2012 London Olympic gold medalist, track & field; David Allen, best-selling author of ‘Getting Things Done’ and productivity expert; and Condolezza Rice, former Secretary of State (2005-2009), via exclusive Simply Lead video interview.
Pre-event special tickets are tickets $69 for Chamber members, $79 for non-chamber members, $59 for non-profit agencies. Group discounts are available. For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at (352) 796-0697 or visit www.hernandochamber.com.
Building the business plan Score Business seminars “Building the Plan for a Successful Business” held May 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Spring Hill Branch Library located at 9220 Spring Hill Drive in Spring Hill. The seminar is designed to provide information on how to write a business plan, gathering data and learn techniques to help guide operations and activities to meet company goals. Register online at www.score439.org, select local workshops. For more information call (727) 842-4638.
Chamber 4-1-1 The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce hosts for new members only, a Chamber 4-1-1 held May 21 from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. at the Chamber office located at 15588 Aviation Loop Dr, Brooksville. Learn what how the Chamber can best serve you, meet the staff, hear about committees and other opportunities. Bring business cards and other marketing materials for your business. Be prepared to give a 30 second commercial on you business. To attend, register online at hernandochamber.com. For information, please contact the Chamber at (352) 796-0697.
Meet the lenders The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce hosts a “Meet the Lenders” on May 21 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Chamber office located at 15588 Aviation Loop Drive in Brooksville. A panel of experts, traditional to alternative lending organizations, will present financing options available to all small businesses. Learn how to finance a start-up business project an existing business. No cost to attend. Please register online hernandochamber.com. For information, call (352) 796-0697.