Events

Women's Networking Group Meets Aug. 22

The women's networking group Sarasota County - Over 40 Females will host guest speaker Kim Burns for a presentation titled "Drop and Give Me Zen."

08/08/2016 Research by staff

Parties

Sarasota Gym Celebrates One Year in Business

BeFitSRQ, a Sarasota gym offering one-on-one instruction, will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its grand opening on Thursday, Aug. 11.

08/04/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Cataracts surgeries, phone donations and scholarships in this week's rundown of local businesses giving back.

07/28/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Hospital Earns Five-Star Federal Rating

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently earned a five-star rating from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for overall quality and safety.

07/28/2016 Research by staff

Nonprofits

Community Haven Announces New Name

The Board of Directors of the Community Haven for Adults and Children with Disabilities recently announced a new name for the organization: The Haven.

07/27/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Grant Intended to Help Develop Local Health and Life Sciences Industry

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County was recently awarded a $25,000 grant by the Gulf Coast Community Foundation to foster and nurture the development of the region’s health and life sciences sector.

07/26/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Buchanan Asks for Federal Money to Fight Heroin Abuse

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, asked federal officials on Monday for immediate aid to confront the region's recent surge of heroin-related overdoses.

07/25/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

A converted school bus, STEM programs, nursing skills mannequins and more in this week's list of businesses giving back.

07/21/2016 Research by staff

Education

State College Earns 'Healthy Business' Certification

Health Links recently designated State College of Florida as a Healthy Business Certified Leader.

07/21/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Community Haven Names New President

The Board of Directors of Community Haven for Adults and Children with Disabilities in May promoted the organization's vice president of operations, Brad Jones, to president and CEO.

07/19/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Loveland Center Hires One, Promotes Two

Venice's Loveland Center recently hired a new staffer and promoted two others.

07/15/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Plastic Surgeon Joins Riverchase Team

Dr. Matthew Bonanno, a board-certified plastic surgeon, recently joined the surgical team at Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery.

07/13/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Oaks Club Breaks Ground on Fitness Center

Osprey's Oaks Club recently broke ground to begin construction of the club’s new 7,500-square-foot fitness and wellness center.

07/12/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Middle school literacy volunteers, grants for parenting education and conservation, and other examples of locals giving back.

07/07/2016 Research by staff

Big Deals

Dental Office Sold

The Illinois-based company Professional Resource Development, Inc., recently purchased a one-story medial professional building for $800,000.

06/28/2016 Research by staff

Events

Groups Meet Sept. 15 to Determine Legislative Priorities

The purpose of the Legislative Summit is to bring together a broad range of community members to discuss and establish priorities for the Florida Legislature's 2017 session.

06/24/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Homebuilder Recognized for Employee Wellness Programs

Blue Zones Project-Southwest Florida recently recognized London Bay Homes as the first homebuilder in the area designated as a Blue Zones Project Approved Worksite.

06/24/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Aesthetic & Wellness Center Relocates and Expands

Dr. Inda Mowett recently relocated her business, The Aesthetic & Wellness Center, to a new 3,000-square-foot office.

06/22/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Sarasota Construction Company Breaks Ground on Gainesville Project

DM Constructors recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a new cataract specialists and vision care center in Gainesville.

06/21/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Anderson Joins Jewish Housing Council Foundation

Scott Anderson will join the Jewish Housing Council Foundation as its vice president of philanthropy.

06/17/2016 Research by staff