Business Highlight

  • INIS Fragrance at Sparkling Stacey’s!!

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    Sparkling Stacey’s now carries a new fragrance called Inis the energy of the Sea. This fragrance originated from Ireland, and is a sparkling clean, unisex scent, inspired by the beauty and energy of the wild western coast of Ireland. Inis means ‘island ‘ in Irish. Sparkling Stacey’s is located downtown Dade City. 352.445.3369

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  • Salon Suites by Underwood Ribbon Cutting

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:27 am

    Salon

    The Greater  Dade City Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Salon Suites by Underwood, located on State Road 52 in Dade City, across from Pasco High School. The Salon Suites feature a number of local professionals in the salon stylist, nail tech and massage business, operating cooperatively in one location. Pictured are Keshe Underwood, owner of Salon Suites by Underwood, with the scissors, along

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Zephyrhills Airport Manager Receives Top Honors

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:24 am

Zephyrhills, FL (August 14, 2014) – Zephyrhills Municipal Airport Manager, Mike Handrahan, has been named the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) General Aviation Airport Manager of the Year for the Southern Region Airports Division. This is the second time since 2010 that Mr. Handrahan received this recognition. The Aviation Airport Manager of the year is someone who has exhibited exceptional aviation leadership, has tirelessly worked to promote the aviation industry, or

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Local News

Disaster At Dade City Wild Things Zoo

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 4:20 pm

Disaster at wild things zoo. Storms in pasco county tonight took down four trees hitting a tiger and a panther cage cause by rains soaking grounds from record rains in pasco county specifically Dade City. Quick action of staff on grounds have secured the animals.  The zoo needs donations to help with the disaster and tree service with bucket trucks. This is what we woke up to at the zoo.

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  • Zephyrhills Chamber Names Seven to Board Leadership Team

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce has seated five individuals to serve a three-year term on the chamber Board of Directors. Rebecca Gaddis, Vice President Business Development at San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union; Carolyn Hodges, Co-Owner Faithful Friends Pet Cremation; Darrell Pennington, Lifetime Honorary Member (Retired, CF Industries), Tim Linville, Owner of E-Z Clean Car Wash in Zephyrhills and Dade City; and John Kinsman, Owner of Martin Electric were

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  • USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Increase Economic Opportunity and Improve the Quality of Life in Rural Areas

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:34 am

    The USDA announced that it is seeking applications for grants that will be awarded to organizations to provide critical financial and technical assistance to recipients to develop and strengthen their capacity to carry out housing, community facilities and community and economic development projects. “Many rural nonprofits often need capital and technical assistance to carry out their missions,” Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said. “These grants will provide both of these components

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Sports

Grand Champions, front row (left to right) Logan Gilbreath, Adalee Kraus, Jonathan Terry: 2nd Joshua Penney. row; Makenzie Reed, Alex Myers

Dade City Team Wins Karate Tournament

Posted on August 13, 2014 at 9:45 am

Spivey Karate hosted the 36th Samurai Karate Tournament recently at the Ridge Manor Community Center. The Dade City Spivey Karate contingent won the Team Championship over 5 other teams. Other Spivey Karate teams from Zephyrhills/Wesley Chapel were 2nd San Ann/Lake Jovita was 4th with the Community Christian Karate (Spring Hill) team 6th City’s Adalee Kraus edged out Parker Creech & Yazan Samaaneh for the Grand Champion trophy in the Lil’

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  • Angela Cardenas Achieves Black Belt

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 9:56 am

    Angela Cardenas being tested on the sai, during her Black Belt test.

    11 year old Angela Cardenas, a Pasco Elementary School student, recently reached her goal that she has spent the last 5 years training at Spivey Karate for, her Black Belt. In this day & age, when kids her age are sitting on the couch watching TV or playing games & feeding their face with potato chips, Angela has been choosing the way of the warrior. She has been diligently training

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  • Bart Richter Achieves Green Belt

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 10:38 am

    Bart Richter proudly displays his future Black Belt.

    8 year old Bart Richter has been in training at Spivey Karate for approximately 2 years. He recently passed his test for green belt, which is the half-way point in a martial artist’s journey to their Black Belt. “Bart has shown a great deal of improvement in his training,” said his instructor, William Spivey. Bart was allowed the honor of placing his future Black Belt on the Spivey Karate Black

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Lifestyles

Pet Loss Workshop Offered

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 4:07 pm

Adults grieving their pet’s death are invited to a free pet loss workshop sponsored by HPH Hospice (HPH) from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 9 at The Commons on Pretty Pond, 38130 Pretty Pond Road, Zephyrhills. Led by Hospice Bereavement Counselors, the workshops will give attendees the opportunity to recognize, identify, normalize and express their feelings. A workbook will be provided and one is encouraged to bring

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  • Polk NatureFest 2014

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:36 am

    “Save the Date” for NatureFest 2014 and you will be able to join us at this year’s event.  In working with the team at Polk County Environmental Lands we are excited about the format and direction that we are taking the NatureFest event this year: Three day Expo – Due to the overwhelming success of the one day Water Wings and Wild Things Expo the event unfortunately outgrew Circle B

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  • Paddle Florida Registration Is Now Open

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:32 am

    ~Experience the beauty of Florida’s natural waterways with Paddle Florida.~ Home to some of the most beautiful waterways and scenic views, Florida offers an escape from everyday life and Paddle Florida strives to make a visit to Florida one of the most unforgettable experiences. As a not-for-profit corporation, Paddle Florida was organized as an effort to support canoeing and kayaking throughout Florida. Exposing paddlers to Florida’s natural beauty and rich

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Entertainment

Pioneer Florida Museum & Village

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 4:16 pm

Come join us Saturday, August 30, 2014 for a fun filled day that has enough excitement and entertainment to satisfy the entire family. Gates Open at 9 am -4 pm, admission is $8 Adults, $6 Seniors/Children and Children 5 and under Free. This one day event will take you back in time so you may experience what life was like in the early years of Florida’s history. Your day will

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  • Polk NatureFest 2014

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:36 am

    “Save the Date” for NatureFest 2014 and you will be able to join us at this year’s event.  In working with the team at Polk County Environmental Lands we are excited about the format and direction that we are taking the NatureFest event this year: Three day Expo – Due to the overwhelming success of the one day Water Wings and Wild Things Expo the event unfortunately outgrew Circle B

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  • Mr. Tommy Will Rock Out For The Second Annual Preschool Palooza!

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 9:08 am

    Free children’s back to school concert with Mr. Tommy The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, Inc. will be hosting its second annual Preschool Palooza, a FREE children’s concert in Brooksville on Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, Brooksville, FL 34601. Mr. Tommy will rock out with the families while children dance and sing.

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