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Business

  • Realtors association installs officers

    The theme for the evening was Mardi Gras as the Realtors Association of Citrus County held its annual Installation and Awards Banquet to recap a busy 2014 and welcome in 2015.

    The celebration was held Jan. 17 at Black Diamond and more than 180 people attended.

  • New owners give new look to familiar gym

    INVERNESS — The first thing you need to know about A.J. Andrahennadige and his wife Hannah Collins is that they’re Kiwis, not Aussies.

    The New Zealand couple recently relocated to Inverness after purchasing Dynabody Fitness Club in September. 

    “People hear our accent and immediately think we’re from Australia,” Andrahennadige said.

  • Free classes offer chance to better your business

    Business is best when there is a marriage of practical experience and some formal business education. SCORE Citrus promotes the importance of this combined approach because it leads to success. Our countywide SCORE chapter, in partnership with the College of Central Florida, has assembled a series of interactive “Practical Business” workshops funded by the Xcel-IT Program. The classes, which are free, are held at the Lecanto campus of the college.

  • Lambs grab dream by the handlebars

    Steve and Jewel Lamb owners of Crystal Automotive Group have purchased Harley-Davidson of Crystal River. 

    The move combines their business expertise with their passion for motorcycles.

  • CareerSource celebrates a full year of helping

    By Laura Byrnes

    It happened one year ago this Tuesday. With the flip of a switch and the snip of a ribbon, we became CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion, joining 23 other workforce development regions as part of the unified CareerSource Florida brand.

    The switch-flipping, or perhaps button-pushing, was the process of going live with our rebranded website, and the ribbon-

  • Annual workshop your chance to land that job

    By Laura Byrnes

    If landing a job topped your list of New Year’s resolutions, you are not alone. More to the point, you are in luck.

  • Nonprofit charities can access free merchandise

    People who work in the field of nonprofit management quickly learn there is a nonprofit organization to fill just about any need one can imagine. The Internal Revenue Service recognizes around 30 different types of nonprofit entities, each representing or serving a special need. 

  • Twenty-five years and still smiling

    By Megan Carella
    Correspondent

  • Not on Facebook? Mistake, says marketing pro

    For many businesses, return on investment is the cornerstone of success.

    And for those businesses looking to get the most out of every cent in today’s digital landscape, online marketing is increasingly appealing.

  • Building hope one home, one youth at a time

    By Laura Byrnes

    Braving the chill in her pink Santa hat and oversized Gators sweatshirt, Marilyn Schoefer surveyed the bustle of activity going on around her with a shy, this-is-almost-too-good-to-be-true smile threatening to break into a full-fledged grin.

    That’s because the disabled Navy veteran will have something to celebrate in the New Year: a home to call her own.