Awards

Children’s World Wins Sustainable Business Award

The company was recognized for its commitment to social responsibility and environmental stewardship.

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Advertising

District ADDY Winners Announced

District winners go on to compete in the national American Advertising Awards.

05/23/2019 By Staff

Stocks

PGTI Authorizes $30 Million Stock Repurchase Program

Repurchases of shares may be made under a Rule 10b5-1 plan.

05/23/2019 By Staff

Shop Local

'Buy Local' Campaign Kicks Off On Memorial Day

The Institute for Local Self Reliance reports that $1 spent at a locally owned business typically returns $0.60 to other businesses in the community.

05/22/2019 By Staff

Jobs

Florida Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.4 Percent

The new numbers keep Florida below the national unemployment rate of 3.6 percent.

05/20/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club Names New General Manager

Lloyd-Jones will oversee the hiring of new staff and day-to-day operations of the resort.

05/17/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota's Nancy Roucher Lauded by Florida Alliance for Arts Education

The accolade is presented to Roucher for her contributions to the elevation of arts education in both Sarasota and the state of Florida.

05/16/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Tricia Mire Joins Ringling College Office for Advancement

Mire will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors for strategic fundraising initiatives at the college.

05/16/2019 By Staff

Play Time

Pet Paradise to Open Lakewood Ranch Location

The opening is scheduled for July 2019.

05/15/2019 By Staff

Finance

Aimee Cogan Named to Forbes List of Top Women Wealth Advisors

The ranking is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data.

05/15/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Deadline Approaches for Summer 2019 Gulf Coast Board Institute

The online application is open through May 17.

05/14/2019 By Staff

Awards

S-One Holdings Corporation Wins Two American Business Awards

The company was recognized for its 25th anniversary Culture Book and its digital innovation.

05/13/2019 By Staff

Finance

Forza Wealth Management Opens New Office in Snug Harbor

The move is in response to the company's growth and desire to be more conveniently located for its clients.

05/13/2019 Photography by Staff

Economic Development

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Celebrates National Economic Development Week

A group of community leaders and officials gathered in front of the new Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and First Physicians Group facility.

05/10/2019 By Staff

Updates

Goodwill Renovates, Re-Opens Palmetto Retail Location

Upgrades include new signage, fresh paint, and inline checkout; three new jobs were created in the process.

05/09/2019 By Staff

Awards

Visit Sarasota County Names Voice of Sarasota Tourism Recipient and Five Local Faces of Travel

For the last 35 years, the first full week in May has been reserved for communities nationwide to showcase the impact of travel.

05/09/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber’s Leadership Program to Honor Outstanding Leaders at Awards Luncheon

The awards will take place Tuesday, May 7.

05/03/2019 By Staff

Awards

USF Sarasota-Manatee Wins CareerSource Suncoast Workforce Innovation Education Partner of the Year Award

The award recognizes USFSM’s outstanding commitment to building a stronger community and workforce.

05/03/2019 By Staff

Rankings

Verizon Ranks Sarasota No. 2 on List of Best Small Cities to Start a Business

The company gathered data from nearly 300 cities across the country.

05/02/2019 By Staff

Reports

PGT Innovations Reports 2019 First Quarter Results

Net sales for the first quarter increased 24 percent, to $174 million, including $32 million from Western Window Systems.

05/02/2019 By Staff