Unity Awards 2019

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08/27/2018 By Staff

Law

Intellectual Property Attorney Named President of Inn of Court

Douglas Cherry of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, was recently installed as president of The Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Port Inks Deal with New York Company

Carver Companies has maritime operations on the Hudson River and in South Carolina and provides development site work, sand and gravel supply and more.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Deals

Selby Gardens Signs CEO to 10-Year Contract

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Board of Trustees recently inked a 10-year contract with chief executive officer and president Jennifer Rominiecki.

08/17/2018 By Staff

R.I.P.

Longtime Restaurateur, Philanthropist Dies at 65

With the death of Steve Seidensticker, Sarasota has lost a giant.

08/16/2018 By Susan Burns

Construction

Construction Company Picked to Add New Building at Bradenton School

Halfacre Construction Company was recently picked to build a structure at Gene Witt Elementary School.

08/15/2018 By Staff

Honors

Supervisor of Elections Outreach Manager Named 'Young Professional of the Year'

The Sarasota Young Professionals Group named Rachel Denton as its 2018 Young Professional of the Year on Friday.

08/10/2018 By Staff

Education

Pilot Program Delivers School Supplies to At-Risk Children

Sarasota's Children’s Guardian Fund recently launched a new back-to-school shopping pilot program with the help of a $10,000 gift from an anonymous donor.

08/10/2018 By Staff

Offshore Treasure

Manasota Offshore is a Treasure Worth Protecting

Public agencies and citizens' groups are working together to safeguard the underwater burial site off Manasota Beach.

08/08/2018 By Brad Edmondson

Law

Attorney Selected to Join Inn of Court

Jodi Ruberg of Kirk-Pinkerton, P.A., was recently chosen to become a member of The Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court.

08/07/2018 By Staff

Education

University Names Business Development Officer

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently hired Greg Smogard.

08/06/2018 By Staff

Education

College Names First Director of Emergency Management

New College of Florida recently hired Luis Suarez.

07/31/2018 By Staff

Honors

'Young Professional of the Year' Finalists Announced

The three finalists are Rachel Denton, Ashley Light and Kelly Romanoff.

07/31/2018 By Staff

Female factor

Women of Influence Speakers Inspire Attendees to Find Their Passion and Champion Themselves

Sarasota Magazine’s sixth annual Women of Influence event gave busy women a chance to rejuvenate with an inspiring lineup of speakers.

07/26/2018 By Susan Burns Photography by Jolanta Bremer at Evoke Studios

Events

Women of Influence 2018

Nearly 200 women attended Sarasota Magazine’s sixth annual Women of Influence event at Westcoast Black Theatre on Tuesday.

07/26/2018 Photography by Jolanta Bremer at Evoke Studios

Roundabout Reality

Will Improvements Help Reduce Crashes in Venice's 'Circle of Death' Roundabout?

The roundabout, which opened in 2011, had the highest crash rate of any signalized intersection or roundabout in 2016 in unincorporated Sarasota County.

07/26/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

In the Rough

What's Going on with the Bobby Jones Golf Complex?

The City Commission is expected to vote late this summer on whether to fund improvements to the neglected facility.

07/26/2018 By David Hackett

Eat Drink Jump

These Three Party Boats Offer the Ultimate Sarasota Summer Experience

Three more reasons to love the water.

07/26/2018 By Isaac Eger and Cooper Levey-Baker

From the Editor

From the Editor: Thoughts on Wealth

A bumper crop of rich people from around the country continues to settle here.

07/26/2018 By Susan Burns

Law

Osprey Attorney Sets New Legal Precedent for Injured Workers

Attorney Kevin Sanderson recently helped establish new rights for federal employees who experience employment disability discrimination.

07/25/2018 By Staff