Caldwell Trust Company moved into its new downtown Sarasota office at 27 S. Orange Ave. Formerly known as the Cain Building, later the Cain-Wilson Building, the location is now the Caldwell Trust Company building. The 10,000 square foot building with 2,000-square-foot portico will accommodate the company's growth. Caldwell Trust Company also has an 11,500-square-foot headquarters in Venice. Its president and CEO, Kelly Caldwell Jr., recently received the Chairman's Award from the Florida Banking Association.
Sarasota Memorial Hospital recently earned accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer. This designation is the result of the work being done at the Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute to provide patients on the Suncoast with cutting-edge treatments and support.
Dan Ceaser, the head of school of Hershorin Schiff Community Day School, was recently selected to serve on the Alumni Council of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Ceaser’s term begins on July 1 and will run for four years.
The William G. and Marie Selby Foundation has named Joan McCaw as its office manager. Prior to joining the Selby Foundation, McCaw served as grants and scholarship manager at the Manatee Community Foundation.
Seven Sarasota-Manatee students, nominated by Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Longboat Key), have received an appointment to a U.S. Service Academy. Students accepted to the academies receive a free four-year education in return for a commitment serve five-years in the active-duty military after graduation.They are Palmetto High School graduate Arianna Longo (United States Naval Academy); IMG Academy graduate Alexandra Ramthun (United States Air Force Academy); Riverview High School graduate Christopher Barr (United States Military Academy); Sarasota Military Academy graduate Cooper Bowditch (United States Naval Academy); Sarasota High School graduate Wilson Kai Sutter (United States Military Academy); Riverview High School graduate Kate Fleming (United States Naval Academy); Venice High School graduate Jack Lambert (United States Naval Academy).
Code Red, Ringling College graduate Jada Wing Hang Poon's film about period poverty, was honored with a National ADDY Award from the American Advertising Federation at the national competition in Nashville. Leading up to the Nationals, Code Red won two Student Gold ADDY Awards, plus Student Best in Show at the District 4 ADDY Awards.