Awards

Goodwill Veterans Services Program Manager Named 'Veteran of the Year'

Todd Hughes served in the U.S. Army with deployment to Iraq; after a serious head injury, he used his GI Bill benefits to enroll in school and help other vets.

11/11/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Ringling College Receives $600,000 Gift

The funds, part of a $3 million commitment, come from the Ringling College Library Association to support the Alfred R. Goldstein Library and student scholarships.

11/10/2020 By Staff

Awards

Atlas Networks Named One of 50 'Companies to Watch' by GrowFL

"Companies to Watch" recognizes and honors second-stage companies that demonstrate high performance.

11/10/2020 By Staff

Veterans Day

Recycle Your Old Computer and Help a Veteran

Bradenton PC Repair and Last 7 Studios will donate your old device to a veteran in need.

11/10/2020 By Staff

Listening to Black Voices

Finance Industry Vet Ed Swan Jr. on the Wealth Gap and the Healing Power of Art

"I want it to be recognized that how we treat and care for each other is more important than how much money we accumulate and attempt to protect."

11/10/2020 By Heather Dunhill

A Match Made in Heaven

Mote, Waterlust Partner to Create Eagle Ray-Themed Workout Gear

Turns out, eagle rays' distinctive spots make perfect patterns.

11/10/2020 By Elizabeth Djinis

Fast Track

Jewish Federation Adds to Development Team

Barbara Mazer has been named chief development strategist.

11/09/2020 By Staff

Workshops

Manatee Community Foundation Presents 'Seven Tips to Make the Most of Your Year-End Giving'

The event will be hosted by Manatee Community Foundation philanthropy team members Alicia Chalmers and Jennifer Abbott.

11/09/2020 By Staff

Grants

Regions Foundation Awards CareerEdge Funding for Scaling Fast-Track Trainings

The $50,000 grant will provide salary reimbursement, internship and apprenticeship opportunities, and help increase workforce talent.

11/09/2020 By Staff

Creative Spirits

Joe Fig's 'Contemplation' Paintings Are Winning Rave Reviews

“Doing my work makes me better at teaching and administration, and feeds my mental health."

11/07/2020 By Kay Kipling

Creative Spirits

Dale Rieke Is an Artisan Urban Woodworker

“I love the versatility of wood, and that with a little imagination, it can be a tabletop, a bench and artwork.”

11/07/2020 By Susan Burns

Creative Spirits

Cassia Kite Transforms Color Into Sound

Musicians and composers "read" Kite's fiber colors, then dance and perform to her unique musical tapestries.

11/07/2020 By Kay Kipling

Creative Spirits

Keenan Perren Creates Skateboard Collages

“There are just a lot of creative people out there. They help each other out.”

11/07/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Creative Spirits

Noelle McCleaf Tells the Stories of Women and Florida Through Photography

"When you make work about universal things—like mother-daughter relationships or friendships—it becomes universal.”

11/07/2020 By Megan McDonald

Finance

USF Will Host Panel on Post-Election Financial Markets

The event will take place virtually on Nov. 17 from noon-1:30 p.m.

11/06/2020 By Staff

Hive Helpers

How to Recycle All Those Political Signs—and Help Honeybees, Too

Donate your signs to Sarasota Honey Company, where they'll help keep bees warm.

11/06/2020 By Megan McDonald

Storm Watch

Tropical Storm Eta Takes Aim at South Florida

Sarasota and Manatee residents should keep an eye on the path.

11/06/2020 By Bob Bunting

Join Our Team!

We're Hiring an Associate Editor!

We're looking for an intrepid, passionate, sharp-witted journalist to join our editorial team.

11/06/2020 By Staff

Workshops

Child Abuse Prevention Workshops Available to Public

The workshops provide primary abuse prevention education to children from preschool through high school, as well as their caregivers, childcare professionals, teachers and the community.

11/05/2020 By Staff

Passportpalooza

Manatee County Clerk of the Court to Host Passport Application Event

The clerk's office will be open Sunday, Nov. 21, from 8 a.m.-noon for those who want to apply for passports.

11/05/2020 By Staff