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By Times Staff Writer
Published February 25, 2008
Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, has a new patient benefit program designed to recognize patients for their loyalty. Patients who register with Oak Hill's patient account services for outpatient services will be given an opportunity to become a "prestige member."
As a member, patients receive several benefits, including easy application process, health observance promotions, special associate prices on cafeteria meals on the day of an outpatient procedure, and advance notice of health screenings, health fairs, physician educational presentations and other events via e-mail.
For information, call Richard Linkul, director of marketing, at 597-6383.
The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have these ribbon cuttings this week:
-RJ Light Carpentry & Marjorie's Gift Baskets, chamber office, 4044 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, 11:30 a.m. today. For information, contact Marjorie Thomas at 544-5815.
-Ron King Construction, 3796 Fantasy Way Deerfield Estates, Brooksville, 11:30 a.m. Friday. For information, call John Reventas at 796-0707.
-West Hernando Little League, 2313 Founder Road off Deltona Boulevard, Spring Hill, 8:45 a.m. Saturday. For information, call Jay Hall at 232-4671.
The HoneyBaked Ham Co. & Cafe, 4638 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, plans a LifeSouth Community Blood Center blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Donors will receive a coupon to buy one HoneyBaked ham sandwich and get one free. For information, call Diana at 592-2994.
The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly chamber breakfastmeeting Wednesday at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Course Lane, Spring Hill.
Networking and business card exchange begins at 7:15 a.m. and the program begins at 7:45 a.m.
The cost is $12 for chamber members, and $15 for non-members. For information, call Carla at 796-0697, ext. 15.
The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly Business After Business social from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at R Beach Restaurant, 4054 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach.
Food and beverages will be available. The event is an excellent time to network. For information, contact Patty at 796-0697.
The Hernando Builders Association will present the second in its series of HomeOwnerShip seminars, "How to Live Green and Green Building," from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at association headquarters, 7391 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville.
Emilia Raia, the association's executive director, will facilitate the seminar. Speakers include: John Reventas of Ronald King Construction, the HBA's green building agent; Judy Yates of IFAS; John Koricki of the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Office, and Kent Eppley of Gulf Coast Title.
Recycling information will be provided by a speaker from Hernando County Recycling.
Questions are welcome. Light refreshments will be available. To RSVP and reserve a seat, call 596-1114 or send e-mail to Emilia Raia at: Emilia@HernandoBuilders.com
The Professional Association of Health Care Office Management, Nature Coast Chapter, will have its annual seminar and vendor fair - Hot Topics for 2008 - from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 7, at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Gulf Club Lane, Brooksville. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The registration deadline is Friday
The schedule of seminars includes: "The Art of Negotiating Contracts" from 9 to 10:30 a.m.; "Risk Managment & Customer Service" from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; "Effective Pre-Employment Screening" from 1:30 to 3 p.m., and "CMS Update" from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
The cost is $75 for association members, $80 for students and $95 for nonmembers. The conference includes a continental breakfast, lunch buffet and two breaks. Participants will receive six continuing education units. No walk-ins.
For information, call Michele Hofmeister, secretary, at 263-4039.
The Doctor Vitamin Store, 130 Mariner Blvd., in the Seven Hills Plaza, Spring Hill, will have a free Healthy Living seminar at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Dr. Cynthia Valenca, Doctor Vitamin Store's national representative, will conduct the seminar. Open to the public. To reserve a seat, call 666-0933.
The 2008 Hernando Parade of Homes will kick off Saturday at various sites throughout the county. The event, sponsored by the Hernando Builders Association, includes 22 builders and 42 models and will continue through March 18. For information, call 596-1114.