Appointments

Attorney, Businessman Picked for Retirement Community Board

Attorney Sharon Vander Wulp and businessman Michael Levine were recently elected to the board of trustees at Village on the Isle, a Venice faith-based nonprofit retirement community.

02/16/2017 By staff

Sports

Bradenton Ballpark Gets New Name

The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine announced on Friday that the Pirates' Bradenton spring training and minor league ballpark will be renamed from McKechnie Field to LECOM Park.

02/13/2017 By staff

Health care

12.7 Million Sign Up for Insurance Through Obamacare Markets

Florida led the way in signups through HealthCare.gov, with more than 1.7 million plans selected.

02/10/2017 By staff

New hires

Health Care Foundation Names New Community Engagement Director

Sally Schule was recently named the director of community engagement for the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation.

02/09/2017 By staff

Health care

Hospice Nonprofits Form New Partnership

Pinellas County's Suncoast Hospice and Tidewell Hospice last week announced a new strategic alliance.

02/06/2017 By staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Generous donations, outstanding volunteers and scholarships for LGBT students in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

02/02/2017 By staff

Construction

Assisted Living Builder Preps Three New Projects

Autumn Senior Living, LLC is breaking ground on three new I-Lite Assisted Living and Memory Care communities in Florida.

02/02/2017 By staff

Made in SRQ

Made in Sarasota: Aso Bandages

Aso's east Sarasota HQ cranks out billions of wound-care products and oversees operations in the U.S., Mexico, the Philippines and Europe.

02/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

New hires

Construction Company Hires New Superintendent

The Venice-based commercial construction company J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently hired Thomas Whelan as a superintendent.

02/01/2017 By staff

Health Care

Parkinson’s Symposium Draws 800-Plus

More than 800 people attended the Neuro Challenge Foundation’s annual symposium on Parkinson’s on Saturday.

01/26/2017 By staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

An upcoming half-marathon and two generous grants in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

01/26/2017 By staff

Appointments

Nonprofit Living Center Adds New Board Member

Myron Robinson recently joined the Board of Trustees for the nonprofit Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay.

01/23/2017 By staff

New hires

Attorney Joins Firm as Shareholder

Paula Lozano recently joined the law firm Walters Levine, which has changed its name to Walters Levine & Lozano, as a shareholder.

01/19/2017 By staff

Health Care

Sports Commission, Health Care System Forge New Partnership

Visit Sarasota County earlier this month announced a new partnership between the organization's Sarasota County Sports Commission and the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.

01/19/2017 By staff

Honors

Sarasota Franchise Ranked Among Top 500

The Sarasota-based franchise Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers was recently ranked No. 367 in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500.

01/11/2017 By staff

Health care

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Picks Chief of Surgery

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates spine surgeon Andrew Moulton, M.D., was recently named chief of surgery at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.

01/06/2017 By staff

Pot Pioneer

Alice O'Leary-Randall Crusades for Medical Marijuana

O'Leary-Randall has become known as the First Lady of the medical marijuana movement.

12/29/2016 By Robert Bowden

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Huge fundraisers, generous grants and plenty of holiday cheer in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

12/29/2016 By staff

Health care

Florida Uninsured Rate Down 8 Percentage Points Since 2010

Between 2010 and 2015, the percentage of Floridians lacking health insurance declined from 21.3 percent to 13.3 percent and almost 1.6 million Floridians gained health care coverage.

12/27/2016 By staff

Health Care

Sarasota Ketamine Center Opens

The Gulf Coast Ketamine Center recently opened a ketamine infusion therapy center in Sarasota.

12/20/2016 By staff