Business

Awards

Sarasota County Schools Receives 'District of the Year' Award from Cambridge International

The Cambridge program was first implemented at Sarasota High School in 2011.

04/17/2019 Photography by Staff

Mergers

Badger Bob's Acquires Allied Cooling & Heating

All employees of Allied Cooling & Heating have been retained and will continue to work with their existing customers.

04/17/2019 By Staff

Green Acres

Manatee County Extension Office Will Offer Series of Farming Workshops

The classes will focus on how to start a cottage food or small farm operation.

04/16/2019 By Staff

Awards

Neal Communities Named 'Builder of the Year' by Florida Green Building Coalition

It's the sixth consecutive win for the homebuilder.

04/16/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Appoints New President and CEO

Dominic DiMaio will work with the board of directors and staff to initiate, implement and evaluate all aspects of LWRBA activities and develop growth strategies.

04/16/2019 By Staff

New Hires

First 1,000 Days Hires Two

Dr. Chelsea Arnold was hired as program coordinator and Chanel Roberts was hired as patient navigator.

04/15/2019 By Staff

Grants

Manatee Community Foundation Grants $188,000 to 26 Local Nonprofits

A celebration will take place on Thursday, May 2.

04/12/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

First Watch Appoints Three to Senior Leadership Team

The restaurant group was recognized as one of TripAdvisor’s "Best Restaurant Chains" for 2019.

04/10/2019 Photography by Staff

Public Relations

CWC-FPRA Hosts Annual Image Awards on April 17

The Image Awards program showcases the best of the best in local communications, marketing, public relations and advertising work.

04/08/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Brittany Perrone Named Office and Marketing Manager for Nautilus Homes

Perrone will serve as the initial point of contact for clients, subcontractors and visitors, and will oversee and implement Nautilus Homes’ marketing initiatives and strategies.

04/08/2019 Photography by Staff

Employment

U.S Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged at 3.8 Percent

Notable job gains occurred in health care and in professional and technical services.

04/05/2019 By Staff

Hakuna Matata

Disney's The Lion King Generates an Estimated $11.4 Million Economic Impact

The show broke the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall’s record for the highest-grossing and most-attended engagement in its history.

04/05/2019 By Staff

Take Flight

Allegiant Begins Service to Seven New Cities from SRQ

The airline now flies to a total of 12 cities from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.

04/04/2019 By Staff

Building

Bradenton's Gilbert Design Build Honored on National List

The REMODELING magazine Big50 list inducts remodeling companies that have set exceptionally high standards for professionalism and integrity.

04/04/2019 Photography by Staff

Leadership

Chapman Named to Leadership Manatee Board of Governors

The attorney is a 2017 Leadership Manatee graduate.

04/03/2019 By Staff

Law

Kirk-Pinkerton Attorney to Aid Veterans Seek Damages Against 3M

Robertson wants to help affected veterans—who may have hearing loss, tinnitus or loss of balance as a result of using the faulty earplugs—file individual claims against the manufacturer to recover damages.

04/01/2019 By Staff

Energy

Florida Power & Light Plans to Build World's Largest Solar-Powered Battery System

The system will be charged by an existing solar power plant in Manatee County.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Retail

Jaguar Dealership Wins 'Outstanding Dealer Award'

Wilde Jaguar Sarasota recently received the award from Jaguar Clubs of North America.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Manufacturing

Door and Window Maker Names New Chief Financial Officer

PGT Innovations recently hired Sherri Baker as senior vice president and chief financial officer.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Construction

Builder Names New Senior Project Manager

Sarasota's Atlas Building Company recently promoted Jeff Wagner.

03/26/2019 By Staff