Turtle Power

Mote's 'Run for the Turtles' Raises More Than $40,000

The funds benefit Mote's Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Program.

11:16am By Staff

New Hires

PGT Innovations Appoints Rachel Evans Vice President of Human Resources

Evans will be responsible for the company’s human resources activities across the southeast region.

04/18/2019 By Staff

Leadership

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Selects 2019 Leadership Institute Class

Class members will take part in seven training sessions from late April through late June.

04/18/2019 By Staff

Impact

Thunder by the Bay Announces 2019 Economic Impact

The total estimated economic impact of out-of-county attendees and donors to the 2019 festival yielded $7,117,300.

04/18/2019 By Staff

Rebranding

Lighthouse of Manasota Rebrands

The organization will now be known as Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center.

04/18/2019 By Staff

Awards

Visit Sarasota's Enriqueta Balandra Selected for Destinations International Foundation's ‘30 Under 30’ Program

Balandra will receive networking opportunities and professional development throughout the year.

04/18/2019 By Staff

Awards

Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Announces Small Business Award Finalists

Finalists are judged on several areas, including innovation of a product or service, business growth and contributions to the community.

04/17/2019 Photography by Staff

New Hires

Team Tony Cancer Foundation Hires Support Program Coordinator

Kelly Deam will oversee the peer-to-peer mentor and medical grant assistance programs, as well as other project management tasks, at the growing nonprofit.

04/17/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota County Schools Receives 'District of the Year' Award from Cambridge International

The Cambridge program was first implemented at Sarasota High School in 2011.

04/17/2019 Photography by Staff

Mergers

Badger Bob's Acquires Allied Cooling & Heating

All employees of Allied Cooling & Heating have been retained and will continue to work with their existing customers.

04/17/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Greenfield Prize Dinner 2019

Singer-composer-actor Helga Davis, winner of the 2019 Hermitage Artist Retreat Greenfield Prize, electrified patrons with her unique version of "My Favorite Things" from The Sound of Music.

04/16/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Green Acres

Manatee County Extension Office Will Offer Series of Farming Workshops

The classes will focus on how to start a cottage food or small farm operation.

04/16/2019 By Staff

Earth Day

City of Sarasota Hosts Earth Day Festival on April 22 at Five Points Park

The event will feature information booths throughout the park on a variety of environmental issues.

04/16/2019 By Staff

Awards

Neal Communities Named 'Builder of the Year' by Florida Green Building Coalition

It's the sixth consecutive win for the homebuilder.

04/16/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Appoints New President and CEO

Dominic DiMaio will work with the board of directors and staff to initiate, implement and evaluate all aspects of LWRBA activities and develop growth strategies.

04/16/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night Red Carpet

Actor Greg Kinnear made his directorial debut with Phil, the world premiere closing night film.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night Party

The party took place at Sage after awards and a world premiere film screening at the Sarasota Opera House.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Whiskey Obsession Festival Grand Tasting

The seventh annual festival offered attendees pours of bourbon, whiskey, Scotch and more over the weekend, including the grand tasting at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Visible Men Academy's Shine On!

Supporters of the academy, which serves at risk elementary and middle school boys, turned up in island attire or wearing yellow for the spring fund raiser.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

The Ringling Blossoms Garden Party

The luncheon gathering near Mable Ringling's rose garden offered mimosas, food, music and more.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax