Education

Veterans Nonprofit Accepting Applications for Entrepreneurship Training

The Veterans Florida program is intended for veterans who own their own business or who are considering starting a new business.

07/20/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Parking Garage Planned for Downtown Bradenton

The garage, which will house roughly 500 spaces, will cost $13.8 million.

07/20/2018 By Staff

Finance

Venice Man Honored for Volunteer Work with Investment Education Nonprofit

Phil Crocker was recently recognized for his volunteer service with BetterInvesting.

07/20/2018 By Staff

New hires

Manufacturer Names New Vice President

North Venice's PGT Innovations recently hired Raoul Quijada as vice president and corporate controller.

07/20/2018 By Staff

Appointments

Advertising Group Selects New Board President

Shane Hughes, the creative director at Michael Saunders & Company, was recently named the board president of AdFed Suncoast.

07/19/2018 By Staff

Finance

Trust Company Promotes Two to Trust Officer

Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently promoted Kimberly Evener and Marci Sweat.

07/18/2018 By Staff

Ballerino in Bronze

Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Summer Showcase Features Performance by Bronze Medalist Harold Mendez

Mendez, a student at the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School, won bronze at the 11th annual U.S.A. International Ballet Competition.

07/18/2018 By Audrey Warne

Finance

Financial Adviser Outlines Uncertainties About the Direction of the Economy

David Kotok, the chairman and chief investment officer at Sarasota's Cumberland Advisors, recently shared his insights into the global economy.

07/17/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida's Gross Domestic Product Tops $1 Trillion

Florida's annual gross domestic product topped $1 trillion last week, according to research by the Florida Chamber Foundation.

07/16/2018 By Staff

Education

University Selects New Interim Dean for Business College

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently named Gert-Jan de Vreede as the interim dean of the College of Business.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Politics

Primary Vote-By-Mail Ballots Start Going Out

Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner's office began mailing vote-by-mail ballots for next month's primary elections on Friday.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Openings

Hotel, School Looking to Hire 75-Plus

IMG Academy and its new Legacy Hotel are looking to fill more than 75 positions during a job fair this Thursday, July 19.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Finance

Sarasota Woman Becomes President of National Attorney-Accountant Organization

Attorney and certified public accountant Jo Ann Koontz was recently installed as president of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs.

07/12/2018 By Staff

Giving

Nonprofit Launches New Society for Young Philanthropists

JFCS of the Suncoast is launching BeyondMe, an effort to connect those between the ages of 21 and 45 with local nonprofits and charities.

07/12/2018 By Staff

WTF

Poachers Suspected of Damaging a Sea Turtle Nest on Nokomis Beach

Reminder: tampering with or harming sea turtles, their eggs or their nests nests is illegal.

07/11/2018 By Megan McDonald

Appointments

Nonprofit That Helps Those with Disabilities Adds Two New Board Members

Laurie Huebner and Jack Drew recently joined the board of directors of Venice's Loveland Center.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Thirteen New Machinists Graduate From Workforce Training Program

This year's class brings the total number of graduates in the program to 102.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Planning

Supporters of Legacy Trail Extension Holding Campaign Kickoff Event

If approved by voters this fall, the referendum would provide $65 million in funding to extend the trail to downtown Sarasota.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Airport CEO to Discuss Future of Air Travel in the Region

The president and CEO of the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport will discuss the topic at a luncheon on Wednesday, July 25.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Planning

County Explores Buying 3 Acres of Bayfront Land

Sarasota County is hosting an open house to gauge community support for the purchase of a property at 1710 Vamo Drive, Sarasota.

07/09/2018 By Staff