Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The Westchase Area Business Association will meet for its monthly meeting on April 18.
If you want to meet fellow Westchase business owners or network with a new group, the Westchase Area Business Association wants to hear from you. The group will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, April 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is open to the public. Like all WABA meetings, Thursday's will be held at a local Westchase business. This time HomeBanc, located at 13015 RaceTrack Road in Westchase, plays host to the group. All attendants are asked to bring business cards. Those who bring a door prize (of $10 or greater value) will be given 30 seconds to speak to the group. For more information about WABA, visit them on Facebook. Do you have business news to share? Be sure to let the community know by posting an announcement or event on…
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The group will meet at The Golf Club in Westchase.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
The group will meet at Village Market this month.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Dr. Daniel Olson of OMNI Chiropractic is a Westchase Area Business Association member.
Westchase Patch features a different Westchase Area Business Association member. This week meet Dr. Daniel Olson, of OMNI Chiropractic. Patch: When did you start your business? And where are you located? Dr. Olson: I started my business one year ago March. I moved my chiropractic practice to the Westchase area from St. Petersburg, where I had been working for the past 3 years. My business is located at the following address: 6902 W Linebaugh Ave, Tampa, FL 33625. We rent space out of a fitness and performance center called BLAST! Patch: Please describe what you do. Do you have partners? Dr. Olson: I am a chiropractor. My purpose is to help people achieve a higher level of health and healing by eliminating the stresses placed on the …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Luann Schapiro is the owner of Napa Flair and a member of the Westchase Area Business Association.
The next Westchase Area Business Association meeting will be held Thursday, June 21, 6:30 p.m. at Napa Flair, 11967 Sheldon Road in Tampa. To RSVP go to the WABA Facebook Page. Patch: When did you start your business? And where are you located? Schapiro: Started June 2011. We are located at 11967 Sheldon Road. Patch: Please describe what you do. Do you have partners? Schapiro: We are a retail wine store and an on-premises wine and beer bar. We specialize in finding great value wines at all price points for our customers; while giving them access to an advanced wine professional certified by the Culinary Institute of America. We also carry a wide variety of wine, art, gifts, etc. Patch: What has been the biggest challenge as a business …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Eric Stratman is the owner TNL Tampa CrossFit and Westchase Area Business Association member.
Patch: When did you start your business? Stratman: October 2008. Patch: And where are you located? Stratman: 12720 Dupont Circle in Tampa. Patch: Please describe what you do. Stratman: We are a fitness training center, providing professional guidance and cater to all fitness levels. Patch: What has been the biggest challenge as a business owner? Stratman: Keeping marketing fresh to attract new clients. Patch: What's the best piece of business advice you've received? Stratman: Failure is not an option! Patch: What's the most rewarding thing about being business owner? Stratman: The success we have had has been a blessing, and to take a step back and to see how it has grown amazing. Patch: What encouragement would you give another …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Michael Piendel is the owner of Southeast Cleaning Services, and a Westchase Area Business Association member.
Patch: When did you start your business? And where are you located? Piendel: Southeast Cleaning Services was started in August of 2007. We are located throughout Hillsborough and Pasco County with our commercial and residential cleaning coverage areas ranging from South Pasco to New Tampa to South Tampa to Oldsmar. Patch: Please describe what you do. Piendel: We have four divisions to our company. We have a maid service (residential cleaning) that is typically run between 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our commercial cleaning division is mainly the same type of service but for businesses and is run 24/7. We have a new construction division that consists of cleaning newly built buildings before the owner occupies the building…
Monday, May 14, 2012
The Westchase Area Business Association meets this week, and a special presentation of reptiles will take place at the library, plus more important events you won't want to miss.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Nathan Bonilla-Warford or "Dr. Nate" is an optometrist and owner of Bright Eyes Family Vision Care in Westchase.
Each week Westchase Patch will feature a different Westchase Area Business Association member. This week meet Dr. Nathan Bonilla-Warford, optometrist and owner of Bright Eyes Family Vision Care. Patch: When did you start your business? And where are you located? Dr. Nate: We started Bright Eyes on July 1, 2006. At that time we purchased an optometry practice called "Sphere" located on Montague in West Park Village. We have recently moved to the Linebaugh Avenue side (9912 W. Linebaugh Ave.) but are still in West Park Village. Patch: Please describe what you do. Dr. Nate: I am an optometrist, which is an eye doctor that does not perform surgery. Most people come to the office for eye exams for glasses and contacts. Because I completed a …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Beth Blacker is the owner of taking care PKGS, and a Westchase Area Business Association member.
Every other week, Westchase Patch will feature a different Westchase Area Business Association member. This week meet Beth Blacker, owner of taking care PKGS. Patch: When did you start your business? And where are you located? Blacker: taking care PKGS! was officially launched in November 2011 out of a passion for baking and fundraising over the years that evolved into a business. It is currently run out of my home in Westchase under the Cottage Industry Bill passed last year by the Florida State Legislature that allows certain food items to be produced out of home kitchens without having to obtain the traditional permits and licenses that were historically required. The idea behind the bill is to give anyone with a desire to start a food…