News & City Life

Awards

Ringling College Announces Fulbright Award for 2022-2023

DeAnna Boyer has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award enhanced with a Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship.

04/13/2022 By Staff

Workshops

Women’s Resource Center Will Offer Free Business Coaching for Female Entrepreneurs

The event will be held April 27 via Zoom.

04/12/2022 By Staff

Economy

Sarasota EDC Announces 17th Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon

Sean Snaith, director of the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness, will be the keynote speaker.

04/12/2022 By Staff

Scholarships

Take Stock in Children of Sarasota Awards $600,000 in College Scholarships

The scholarships will go to 45 graduating seniors from Sarasota County Schools.

04/12/2022 Photography by Staff

Good Deeds

Tidewell Foundation Hosts Linen Drive to Support Patients in Need

The drive collects new towels and sheets to give to resource-limited patients receiving in-home and assisted-living facility hospice care from Tidewell.

04/12/2022 By Staff

Listening to Black Voices

Former J&J Executive Marilyn Thompson on Diversity, Inclusion and Corporate Culture

Marilyn Thompson also weighs in on the Will Smith/Chris Rock altercation and its broader implications for the Black Community.

04/12/2022 By Heather Dunhill

Leadership

Sarasota Chamber’s Leadership Sarasota Class of 2023 Applications Are Now Open

The chamber is accepting applications for both its adult and youth programs.

04/11/2022 By Staff

Scholarships

ALSO Youth Announces Scholarship Opportunities

ALSO Youth administers two scholarship programs and awards multiple scholarships annually.

04/11/2022 By Staff

Limelight

Photos: The Hermitage Greenfield Prize Dinner

The prize dinner honored this year's winner, composer Angélica Negrón, and welcomed musical artists Gavin Creel and Nick Photinos.

04/11/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Economy

CareerEdge Reports $3.8 Million in Economic Impact from Workforce Efforts

CareerEdge’s goals are to help low-skill and low-wage earners advance in their careers.

04/08/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Meals On Wheels of Sarasota Announces 2022 Board of Directors

Elizabeth Van Riper has been named president of the board of directors.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Schools Announces 23 National Merit Scholarship Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota County Historical Resources Names New Manager

Joshua Goodman was previously archives historian at the State Archives of Florida in Tallahassee.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Talks

USF to Present 'Ukraine: What’s Next?' Speaker Series

The four-part series will kick off with Ret. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, former supreme allied commander for Europe, on April 13.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Sweet Sparkman Hires Two Architects

They are Richard W. Kuhn and Ram Venkat.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Talks

Urbanist Richard Florida to Present in Bradenton on April 27

Florida will discuss our economic future and his thoughts on where cities are headed post-pandemic.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Limelight

Photos: Child Protection Center's Blue Ties & Butterflies

The evening at Michael's On East benefits the CPC's programs in the community.

04/07/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Awards

Girls Inc. Announces 2022 Celebration Luncheon Honorees

They are the late Charles and Margery Barancik, Dr. Laura Kingsley, and Dr. Heidi Anderson with her daughter, Avery Brannan.

04/06/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

USF Receives $5 Million Gift from Jeff and Penny Vinik For On-Campus Stadium

The Viniks live in Sarasota on St. Armands Circle.

04/06/2022 By Staff

time capsules

These Historic Local Buildings Were Nominated as Landmarks Worth Saving

The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation nominated these sites for their third annual "Six to Save" initiative.

04/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto