College Picks New Dean of Nursing

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota recently hired Roseanne Fairchild as the college's new dean of nursing and health professions.

07/18/2017 By staff


Lakewood Ranch Meal Service Debuts New Offerings

Lakewood Ranch's Get Fit Fuel recently began offering a new customizable healthy meal plan service, in addition to its traditional offerings.

07/18/2017 By staff


This Week's Good Deeds

Grants for job training, new clinic flooring and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

07/13/2017 By staff


Hospital Recognized for Use of Technology

Sarasota Memorial Hospital was recently ranked among America’s “Most Wired” hospitals by the American Hospital Association.

07/11/2017 By staff

Health care

Construction Completed on New $1.7 Million Dental Company Facility

The commercial construction company Halfacre Construction Company recently completed construction on a 12,000-square-foot Lakewood Ranch building for Dental Care Alliance.

07/11/2017 By staff

Health care

Parkinson's Foundation Opens New Manatee County Office

The new office will provide a space for Parkinson’s care advising by appointment.

07/11/2017 By staff

New hires

Health Care Foundation Names New Fundraising Director

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired Patrick McQuillan as the organization's director of major gifts.

07/07/2017 By staff

Health care

Cleaning Company Honored for Employee Health Programs

Sarasota's Crystal Clean Green Cleaning was recently named a Gold Level Healthy Sarasota County Worksite by the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County.

07/06/2017 By staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial's Newtown Internal Medicine Practice Opens

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's new Newtown internal medicine practice officially opened Wednesday.

07/05/2017 By staff


Surgery Center Building Sells for Over $4.4 Million

A Longboat Key company recently purchased Sarasota's 20,475-square-foot Premier Surgery Center facility.

07/03/2017 By staff

New hires

Salvation Army Names New Leaders

Charles and Julie Whiten were recently appointed as the new area commanders for The Salvation Army in Sarasota.

06/30/2017 By staff

Health care

Grand Opening for New Sarasota Memorial Newtown Facility

The Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is holding a grand opening ceremony for its new Newtown clinic from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5.

06/30/2017 By staff


Hospital Named One of the 'Best Places to Work'

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota was recently selected as one of the "best places to work" by Modern Healthcare magazine.

06/29/2017 By staff

Off the Mat

Goat Yoga: It's a Thing

Geraldson Community Farm hosts monthly classes where you can get up close and personal with these friendly, furry critters.

06/28/2017 By Megan McDonald


Sarasota Doctor Accepts Award for Deafness Treatment

Sarasota's Dr. Jack Wazen last month accepted the international Bone Conduction Hearing "Osseo" Award for his rehabilitation of patients diagnosed with single-sided deafness.

06/27/2017 By staff

New hires

Human Services Center Hires New Marketing, Development Assistant

The Glasser Schoenbaum Human Services Center recently hired Sarah Glendening.

06/27/2017 By staff

Health care

Venice Hospital Names New CEO

Venice Regional Bayfront Health recently appointed Bob Moore as its chief executive officer.

06/23/2017 By staff


Venice YMCA to Acquire Charlotte County Facilities and Programs

Venice's SKY Family YMCA has secured a new deal to acquire the Charlotte County Family YMCA, which includes child care centers and fitness facilities in North Port, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda.

06/21/2017 By staff

Health care

Women's Networking Group Honors Optometrist

The Lakewood Ranch chapter of S.W.A.T., Successful Women Aligning Together, recently honored Dr. Ashley Masuga of InFocus Family Eyecare.

06/19/2017 By staff


Leaders Discuss Local Impact of Legislative Session

Five local leaders will discuss the impact to the region from the recently concluded session of the Florida Legislature on June 22.

06/16/2017 By staff