Jobs

CareerSource Suncoast Will Host Job Fair on July 24

The event will take place place at Bayside Community Church in Bradenton; more than 40 employers will be on-site to meet with job seekers.

07/19/2019 By Staff

New Hires

University Names New Associate Director of Development

Clara Reynardus de Villanueva will join the USF Sarasota-Manatee Advancement team to expand relationships within the community in support of the university’s fundraising efforts.

07/19/2019 By Staff

Election Night

Committee Picks Brand New Art for Brand New Roundabouts

As the City of Sarasota grows, so does its public art collection.

07/18/2019 By Olivia Letts

Awards

Selby Gardens Honored By American Public Gardens Association

The gardens received the prestigious Program Excellence Award.

07/18/2019 By Staff

Conservation

Conservation Foundation Protects 543 Acres in the Myakka Region

Conserving the land enables the core of the 2,500-acre Tatum Sawgrass marsh to be restored, and will reduce flooding downstream, increase habitat for animals, and improve the health and vitality of the Myakka River.

07/18/2019 By Staff

Awards

PGT Innovations Recognized as Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Award Finalist

The Florida Sterling Council and FloridaMakes collaborate on the statewide awards to recognize the state’s high-performing manufacturers.

07/17/2019 By Staff

Millage

City Commission Sets Preliminary Millage Rate

The rate is unchanged from last year.

07/17/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College Receives $1 Million Endowment

The funds come from the Bernard Osher Foundation.

07/17/2019 Photography by Staff

Flights

Frontier Airlines Adds Nonstop Service to Trenton, New Jersey

The airline will also increase the number of flights to Cleveland and Philadelphia this winter.

07/16/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Brad Jeffers Named General Manager of the Lake Club

In his position, Jeffers will oversee various aspects of Lake Club living and work to ensure resident and builder satisfaction and success.

07/16/2019 By Staff

New Hires

USFSM Names Corey Posey New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Posey will provide guidance and collaboration for initiatives, programs and trainings in order to promote a culture of inclusion and equity as it relates to diversity issues.

07/16/2019 By Staff

Education

"Books & Badges" Literacy Event Takes Place Today

The dual-purpose event will provide free books for low-income children to read and mitigate summer learning loss, as well as provide positive interaction with officers.

07/16/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Gotcha Ride Share Ceases Operations in Sarasota

The decision is effective immediately.

07/15/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Magazine Wins 21 Awards at Florida Magazine Association Annual Conference

The awards were for writing, design and digital excellence.

07/15/2019 By Staff

Education

Sarasota and Manatee County Schools Receive 2019 Grades

Sarasota County received an A grade for 2018-19, and Manatee County received a B.

07/12/2019 Photography by Staff

Promotions

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names Kirstin Fulkerson Senior Vice President for Philanthropy

Fulkerson will lead the foundation’s work with families, individuals, businesses, and organizations to help them achieve their philanthropic goals.

07/12/2019 By Staff

Let's make some black gold

Free Workshop Covers the Ins and Outs of Composting

Don't be that person trying to compost a Starbucks cup. Learn the basics from University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

07/12/2019 By Olivia Letts

COCKTAIL HOUR

Here's What Might Happen at a Transform 2045 Meeting

Our twenty-something writer attended one of Transform 2045's millennial meet ups. Here's what she also learned about its long-range transportation plan.

07/12/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Grants

County Approves More Than $2 Million in Tourist Development Cultural/Arts Grants

The grants come from a portion of the tourist tax dollars collected to fund Sarasota County arts and cultural organizations.

07/11/2019 By Staff

Transportation

County Will Host Series of Transit Development Plan Open Houses

All three meetings are open to the public.

07/11/2019 By Staff