Workshops

State College of Florida to Offer Technology, Leadership Workshops

Classes will be held August 19 and September 20.

08/16/2019 By Staff

Sustainability

Registration Is Open for Sarasota County's 2019 Sustainability Workshop

The theme of this year's workshop is "Growing Greener Generations."

08/16/2019 By Staff

Jobs

Florida Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.3 Percent

So far this year, 128,000 people have entered the workforce.

08/16/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Sweet Sparkman Architects Adds Michele Demperio as Firm Partner

Demperio has worked at the firm for 15 years.

08/15/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Florida Sets Record Tourism Numbers

The state welcomed 68.9 million travelers from January-June 2019, the highest number of visitors during any six months in Florida’s history.

08/15/2019 Photography by Staff

Public Relations

Local PR Association Announces Board, Celebrates Member Achievements

Kim Livengood, APR, CPC, will be the chapter's president for 2019-20.

08/15/2019 By Staff

Honor Thy Selfie

Today is #CityHallSelfie Day

For the third year, the City of Sarasota invites employees and residents to take a selfie in front of City Hall or their favorite city park or facility and share it on social media.

08/15/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Venice Regional Bayfront Health Names Chief Financial Officer, Laboratory Director

Danny Warren Jr. has been hired as CFO and Irene Przetocki as laboratory director.

08/14/2019 By Staff

Joint Forces

Women's Council of Realtors Partners With Goodwill for Annual Fashion Show

The 26th annual event will take place Sept. 4 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

08/14/2019 By Staff

History

Three Manatee County Historical Sites Reopen

The sites were closed for month-long improvement projects.

08/14/2019 By Staff

Air-Conditioned Exploration

We Tried It: City Sightseeing By Trolley

Discover Sarasota Tours offers trolley tours in the heart of the city for all tastes and interests.

08/13/2019 By Olivia Letts

Unity Awards

Nominate Now for the 2020 Unity Awards!

We're shining a light on the individuals dedicated to bringing our communities together in our tenth annual Unity Awards.

08/13/2019 By Staff

Let's Party

An Event Pro Shares Her Tips for Planning the Perfect Party

Christina Fraser on what makes her parties sizzle.

08/13/2019 By Hanna Powers

Construction

Perrone Construction Hires Director of Operations

Sam Canham, a veteran of the U.S. Army, has been involved in the construction industry for more than 15 years.

08/13/2019 By Staff

Baywatch

Annual Scallop Search Scheduled for August 24

The annual event helps monitor the health of the bay.

08/12/2019 By Staff

Education

USF Sarasota-Manatee, Manatee County Schools Announce Hiring Agreement

A new program guarantees USFSM elementary education students a teaching job with Manatee County schools once they graduate.

08/12/2019 Photography by Staff

The Bay

The Bay to Hold Two More Community Outreach Meetings

Attendees will be able to learn and inquire about the design for Phase One, as well as preview its eight-part implementation plan.

08/12/2019 By Staff

Killing It

Emanne Beasha Wins the Golden Buzzer on America's Got Talent

The 10-year-old opera singer from North Port gets the Golden Buzzer from guest judge Jay Leno in the Judges' Cut round of the show.

08/12/2019 By Olivia Letts

Life saver

New Workshops Designed to Help Teens and Adults Prevent Suicide

"What are three hours when it comes to saving a life?"

08/12/2019 By Olivia Letts

Law

Williams Parker Attorney Selected as Florida Institute of CPAs Emerging Leader

Koepsel focuses on corporate and tax law.

08/09/2019 By Staff