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A Sarasota CEO on How Remote Work Has Changed the Game for Female Business Owners

The cofounder of the sorbet manufacturer SorBabes shares how remote work has changed the business game for women.

07/01/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

Four Icard Merrill Attorneys Recognized Among Florida's 'Legal Elite'

Plus, a new program at The Hermitage Artist Retreat, realtor awards and much more.

07/01/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation Donates $60,000 for Wellfield Park Project

Plus, more donations for local arts groups, educational programs and more.

07/01/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Designing Women Boutique Donates $2,500 to Ukrainian USF Students

Plus, the Education Foundation receives STEAM education grant and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation finalizes $3.3 million in grants for local causes.

06/27/2022 By Staff

Tourism

Two Million Floridians Are Expected to Travel This Fourth of July

The holiday weekend will be the second busiest since 2000, according to AAA estimates.

06/27/2022 By Staff

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Goodwill Manasota CEO Bob Rosinsky Retires After 50 Years

Plus more local hires, promotions and scholarships.

06/27/2022 By Staff

If You Build It...

Taylor Morrison Will Pay You to Be Part of Its Construction Superintendent Training Program

To deal with the labor shortage, the builder has launched a new training program. Its pilot took place in Sarasota.

06/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

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Caldwell Trust Company Moves Into New Downtown Sarasota Space

Plus, Ringling College film wins national ADDY Awards and local students receive U.S. Service Academy appointments.

06/16/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Donors of Distinction Awards $90,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Plus, Regions Foundation awards $30,000 to CareerEdge and the Academy at Bradenton receives $15,000 from Bank of America to support adults with mental illness.

06/16/2022 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Airport Continues to Report Passenger Growth

May 2022 saw an passenger increase of 57 percent year-over-year.

06/16/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

State Provides $5.5 Million for Aviation School at SRQ

Plus, New College receives a grant from the Department of Defense and Goodwill Manasota receives a grant for its GoodPartner Coach program.

06/13/2022 By Staff

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Julie Schwartz Named Director of Development at Van Wezel Foundation

Plus, more local hires, promotions and scholarships.

06/13/2022 Photography by Staff

Ouch

Gas Prices Inch Closer to $5 Per Gallon in Sarasota-Manatee

Plus, inflation is increasing at the fastest rate since 1979, according to new data.

06/13/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Van Wezel Foundation Receives $1 Million Gift

Plus, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County awards $225,000 in Giving Challenge prizes and Barancik Foundation distributes $475,000 in retention bonuses to early education professionals.

06/06/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Chamber's Leadership Sarasota 2022 Class Has Graduated

Plus, new hires at All Faiths Food Bank, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Williams Parker and more.

06/06/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Healthcare Foundation Receives $2 Million Gift for Behavioral Health Pavilion

Plus, CreArte Latino Center is the recipient of a Covid-19 Community Impact Grant and Goodwill receives a donation of art from Patriot Plaza.

05/26/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Selby Foundation Awards $250,000 Grant to Selby Gardens for Palm Avenue Restoration

Plus, Mote's sea turtle hospital receives a grant to help turtles with tumors and Arts Advocates awards $20,000 in scholarships to 10 students.

05/23/2022 By Staff

Jobs

First Class Graduates from Tuition-Free Construction Training Program in Newtown

Within a week of completing the training, at least two of the graduates had started new jobs.

05/16/2022 By Staff

Retirement

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation President to Retire This Fall

Mason Ayres has served in the role since 2016.

05/16/2022 By Staff

Finance

PGTI Reports Record First Quarter 2022 Results

Net sales in the first quarter totaled $359 million, an increase of 32 percent.

05/16/2022 By Staff