Business

Street Smarts

City of Sarasota to Unveil 'Complete Street' Designs Next Week

The projects will modify various intersections throughout the corridors that encompass neighborhoods that have been traditionally underserved.

05/16/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Barancik Foundation Approves $6.3 Million In Grant Funding

The total includes $2.5 million to All Faiths Food Bank to help expand its capacity to screen children and families for food insecurity.

05/16/2022 By Staff

Children's Health

Safe Children Coalition Launches New Program to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

The program is federally funded through the Child Abuse Prevention Treatment Act and focused on substance exposed/affected newborns and their families.

05/12/2022 Photography by Staff

Awards

CareerEdge Receives Sarasota County Schools’ Outstanding Business Partner Award

CareerEdge was nominated for the award because of the work done with Suncoast Technical College on its Tiny Home project.

05/12/2022 Photography by Staff

Travel

SRQ Passenger Growth Continued in April 2022

More than 386,000 passengers traveled through the airport in April, a 31 percent increase year-over-year.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Names Executive Director of Advancement

Sara Robinson will be responsible for creating and implementing innovative development programs for the campaign to build a new Sarasota Performing Arts Center.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Names New Chief Development Officer

In her new role, Post will launch and lead all philanthropic efforts by the foundation.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Philanthropy Masters Graduates Join Patterson Foundation as Fellows

Alexander and Rachel Ploss are newest members of the foundation's fellows program.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Media

Local Public Relations Association to Host 'Media-Con' on May 17

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with media representatives through interactive panel discussions, pitch moments, and booth visits.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Second Heart Homes Names Athyna Smith Director of Operations

Smith previously served as director of rapid rehousing for the JCFS of the Suncoast.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber Announces Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Small Business Award Finalists

The awards luncheon recognizes leading local member businesses in nine categories, including a new Minority Business Award.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Elects Attorney Nicole F. Christie to Partnership

Christie is a real estate attorney.

05/09/2022 By Staff

Travel

Allegiant to Begin Nonstop Service to Minneapolis from SRQ

Flights will begin on Oct. 6, 2022.

05/06/2022 By Staff

Grants

Goodwill Manasota Receives Grant for Financial Literacy Training

The funds will pay a portion of the salary of one Goodwill GoodPartner coach.

05/05/2022 By Staff

Awards

Harmar Mobility Named Finalist for the 2022 Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Awards

Of the 160 nominees, Harmar is one of 23 finalists.

05/05/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Climate Adaptation Center Hires Amy Grossman as COO

Amy was previously a principal at Grossman Public Relations Counselors.

05/04/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Names New Director of Education and Community Programs

Justin Gomlak was previously dance/theater specialist and arts department chair at The Dalton School.

05/04/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

New Asolo Rep Media Studio to Be Named for Deb Kabinoff

Kabinoff most recently contributed $250,000 to the Asolo Rep’s capital campaign that is funding the expansion of the Robert and Beverly Koski Production Center.

05/04/2022 By Staff

Public Relations

Local PR Association Celebrates Image Awards Winners

The local Image Awards competition is conducted annually to recognize outstanding public relations programs.

05/03/2022 By Staff

Leadership

Foundation Announces 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute Class

Class members will take part in seven training sessions from May through June.

05/03/2022 By Staff