Business Briefs 7-28-17

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Business Briefs 7-28-17

July 31, 2017 - 07:29

LifeSouth remains in emergency need of blood

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers still faces emergency need for all blood types, especially type O, and is asking the community to donate blood today. The blood center remains on emergency appeal for over 10 days, although a decline in donations is typical during the summer months, LifeSouth needs the support of our community more than ever.
Donors are urged to give blood during this critical time to ensure hospitals maintain the blood supply needed to save lives. Traumas and accidents can strike at any time, putting our community at risk. is at an “emergency” level, which means there is less than a 2-day supply available to replenish hospital inventory. All blood types are needed, especially type O negative, which is the universal donor and can be used by all patients in an emergency. Platelet donations are also critically needed now.
For additional information call LifeSouth toll-free at 888-795-2707 or visit

Computers wanted, dead or alive

UUCIP is collecting computers to teach homeless people how to use them. Help the homeless find—and keep!--employment. Any make or model computer with a windows platform is appreciated. We will update obsolete models and repair broken computers. Call 352-600-9555 for information or to schedule your donation.

Business To Business Networking meets every Monday

Start your week with the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce’s Business To Business Networking. The group will meet every Monday morning, beginning at 7:15am – 9:30am. The group provides continental breakfast and networking opportunities.
Meeting will take place at the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville. Cost to attend is $5.00 for non-members, members are free. Register online at or contact the chamber at (352) 796-0697 for more information. Like our new Facebook page ChamberConnectB2B

Access Health Care Welcomes Dr. Carlos Brea, MD
Spring Hill, Florida (July 24, 2017) – Access Health Care Physicians, LLC, welcomes Carlos Brea, MD, to its practice at 5350 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, Florida 34606. Call 352-688-3379 to schedule an appointment. Dr. Brea is board certified in both internal medicine and geriatrics medicine.
 Dr. Brea comes to Access Health Care from Your Care Clinics, LLC, in St. Petersburg where he practiced primary care medicine for seven years. He received his medical degree magna cum laude from Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre Y Maestra (PUCMM) in Santiago, Dominican Republic. He completed residency in internal medicine at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills Hospital followed by a fellowship in geriatrics at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Queens.

Oleg Gligich, MD, Now with Advanced Cancer Treatment Centers
Access Health Care Physicians announces that Oleg Gligich, MD, is now affiliated with Advanced Cancer Treatment Centers, Access Health Care Physicians’ oncology division. He will practice at Advanced Cancer Treatment Centers’ office at 11373 Cortez Boulevard, Suite 200, Brooksville, FL 34613. Call 352-597-4998 to schedule an appointment. Dr. Gligich specializes in medical oncology and hematology and comes to Advanced Cancer Treatment Centers completing his hematology and oncology training fellowship at the renowned Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.  Dr. Gligich received his bachelor’s degree of Arts & Science from Hunter College in Manhattan, where he double majored in biology and chemistry with a focus on cancer biology and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then obtained his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine with honors and went on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx, NY.
While completing his residency and fellowship, Dr. Gligich has participated in a wide range of research projects with the leaders of the Montefiore Medical Center Cancer program. He has authored several publications, abstracts, and posters. He is fluent in both Russian and basic Spanish and English.

“Strategic Planning Workshop for NonProfits”

The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce invites nonprofit organizations to attend a no cost workshop “Advancing Your Mission” on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. The workshop on reaching yours strategic development goals will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Chamber office located at 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville and presented by Kurt Glacy of LEVR Consulting.
Ready to plan, but don’t know how to begin? Join this informative workshop for a conversation surrounding Register now at or contact the Chamber at (352) 796-0697.

Advocacy Committee Meeting with Sen. Bill Nelson (D)

Learn how the Chamber’s Advocacy Committee is structured to serve the businesses of Hernando County. Join us Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at the Chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville, 8:00am, with Guest Speaker Sen. Bill Nelson (D), as he discusses science, commerce, transportation and how it affects Hernando County. Register at or for more information contact the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce @ 352-796-0697.

Women Empowering Women: Lunch With Grace Nelson Aug. 11

The Greater Hernando Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Lunch with Grace Nelson, wife of Sen. Bill Nelson (D) at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 11, 2017 at Southern Hills Plantation, 4200 Summit View Drive in Brooksville. The event is facilitated by Dr. Joanie Davis of Davis Family Hearing. Cost is $20 per person. RSVP to

SCORE: Applying for NonProfit Grants

A SCORE small business interactive seminar on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 6:50 PM at Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Dr., Spring Hill, FL 34608 will explore the truths, the how’s, and the why’s of grant writing. The participants will gain information on the key steps in the process of grant writing, matching their needs invariably as not-for-profits with the goals of grantors. Contact Barbara Sweinberg, Pasco-Hernando SCORE Chapter 439 . Call 727-842-4638 Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops. instructor-led training offered in a SCORE office or online.

Hernando Historical Society seeks Volunteers

The Hernando Historical Museum Association has three Museums open to the public, Tuesday thru Saturday 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. — The May Stringer House, — The 1885 Train Depot and The Countryman Family One Room Schoolhouse, all in Brooksville.
We are in need of volunteers in several different areas; Tour guides for adult and students; Museum greeters, Grounds Assistants & Special Events Assistants to name a few.
If you are interested in volunteering, visit for more information or call 352-515-3054.