Limelight

Sarasota Art Museum Grand Opening Gala

After years in the making, the museum opened its doors to an excited crowd in a glamorous evening at the re-imagined Sarasota High School building.

9:36am Photography by Lori Sax

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox, Influencer for the Elderly

You've got to see it to believe it.

12/06/2019 By Robert Plunket

Rebranding

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Launches New Website

New features include photo and video galleries, recurring blog posts, and a timeline of the foundation’s 40 years of community impact.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Certifications

Port Manatee Security Training Earns Coast Guard Certification

It is the only approved course offered by a U.S. seaport.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Rock Royalty

AC/DC's Brian Johnson Donates Property to All Star Children’s Foundation

Johnson and his wife, Brenda, donated a property that sold for $335,000.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Jobs

U.S. Unemployment Rate Remains Steady at 3.5 Percent

The country added 266,000 jobs in November.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Leadership

Sarasota EDC President and CEO Steps Down

Mark Huey led the organization for almost nine years.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Meetings

Brain Health Initiative to Host Public Meeting Dec. 9

The meeting will review progress from Phase 1 of the initiative and provide updates on Phase 2.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

The Ringling Names New Board Officers, Members

Nancy J. Parrish will serve as board chair.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Education

Supervisor of Elections Accepting Scholarship Applications

Florida Supervisors of Elections is offering a total of three $1,200 scholarships to eligible college/university juniors or seniors.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Concession Golf Club Hires Jeffrey Parsons as General Manager

Most recently, Parsons served as general manager for IMG Sports Academy’s golf club.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Neurochallenge Cause for Fashion

Sarasota Magazine publisher Kelley Lavin and Mary Kenealy-Barbetta chaired this 11th annual inspirational event, which features models who have Parkinson's Disease.

12/05/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Insider's Guide

The Ultimate Guide to What to Eat, See, Do and Enjoy in Sarasota and Beyond

There’s always something new for you to experience. Let us be your guide to the fun.

12/04/2019 By Ilene Denton

Awards

Sarasota Lawyer Receives Florida Bar Pro Bono Service Award

Jesse R. Butler is a partner with Dickinson & Gibbons, P.A.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Business

Sarasota Chamber Advocates on Federal, State Levels for Local Business Community

The chamber’s 2020 legislative priorities include transportation, water quality, education and economic development.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Let's Cruise

Cruise Car Wins National U.S. Veterans Administration Contract

The $430,000 contract is the most recent of several that Cruise Car has been awarded by the Department of Veterans Affairs for facilities around the nation.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

The Hermitage Artist Retreat Names New Artistic Director and CEO

Andy Sandberg replaces retiring executive director Bruce Rodgers.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Cumberland Advisors Names Regional Director of Investments

Engelhardt will provide investment advice to individuals, institutions, retirement plans and government entities throughout Southwest Florida.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Marine corps

Mote Summit Aims to Encourage (and Fund) Innovative Youth Conservation Projects

Over the last nine years, the Youth Ocean Conservation Summit has awarded 140 mini-grants to help young people start environmental initiatives.

12/04/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Art

The Ringling Receives Significant Gift From Stanton and Nancy Kaplan

The Kaplans' gift includes a major photography collection, a scholars' rock collection, and funds to endow a curatorial position and programming.

12/03/2019 By Staff