Professional development

College Offers Day-Long 'Leadership Boot Camp' Course

The class will cover how to manage priorities, "building a powerful day," "the art of moving groups" and more.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Sarasota Romance

For Valentine’s Day, a Love Stories Trolley Tour

Just in time for Valentine's Day, trolley tours reveal Sarasota's hidden romantic history.

02/13/2019 By Mana Gale

Crying time

Recap: MTV's Siesta Key, Season 2, Episode 5: 'How Am I a Lot to Handle?'

In the spirit of charity, the Siesta Key crew attend the Kompo's Annual Autism Gala. I make my contribution by continuing to watch this show.

02/13/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Networking

Economic Development Corporation's Annual Barbecue Set for March 7

The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation is hosting its 31st annual Hob Nob Bar-B-Que from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7.

02/13/2019 By Staff

Education

DeSoto County Joins Regional Grade-Level Reading Effort

The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading recently expanded to DeSoto County.

02/13/2019 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Nonprofit Names New Development Director

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired Barbara Evans.

02/12/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Ship Delivers Nearly 48,000 Metric Tons of Cement Manufacturing Materials

The shipment was the first delivery made under a new agreement between Port Manatee and a New York terminal operator.

02/12/2019 By Staff

Conferences

USFSM to Host Conference on Opioid Abuse

Manatee County has been especially hard hit by the opioid crisis, with one of the nation’s highest rates of opioid overdose deaths.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Orchid Ball 2019

Selby Gardens' Orchid Ball lived up to its reputation as Sarasota's most beautiful soiree.

02/11/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Tidewell Hospice Signature Luncheon

Famed Olympic figure skater Scott Hamilton was the speaker at the annual event.

02/11/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Fast Track

Benjamin DeMarsh Joins Dunlap & Moran, P.A.

His areas of practice at Dunlap & Moran include real estate transactions, real estate litigation, and development and governmental regulation.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Rising Star

Rep. Margaret Good Nominated for Emily's List 'Rising Star' Award

The award is named in honor of former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Awards

DSDG Architects Wins Houzz 'Best of Design' Award

It's the company's seventh award from the popular site.

02/11/2019 Photography by Staff

Only in Sarasota

Art Center Sarasota to Exhibit Illustrator John Pirman's Work for Sarasota Magazine

The show features 27 archival pigment prints of Pirman’s renderings of Sarasota architecture, people and places, plus a few created specially for the exhibit.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Awards

Goodwill Manasota Receives $40,000 Grant from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund

The money will help Goodwill Manasota implement the "Bank On" program to help employees, veterans and Job Connection customers get on the path to financial stability.

02/11/2019 Photography by Staff

Grants

Sarasota County Neighborhood Grant Seminars Return This Month

The county offers neighborhoods up to $10,000 for improvement projects.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Openings

St. Armands Circle Parking Garage Opens to the Public on Feb. 12

The four-level garage has 484 parking space, five electric vehicle charging stations, a bicycle storage and repair station, and public restrooms.

02/08/2019 Photography by Staff

Grants

Teen Court of Sarasota Receives $300,000 Grant from Florida Blue Foundation

The grant will allow Teen Court to provide improved health and well-being mental health services to youth in Sarasota County who participate in the program.

02/08/2019 Photography by Staff

Fast Track

JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation Names New Board Chair

Dan Vigne has been a board member since 2013.

02/08/2019 By Staff

Construction

Neal Signature Homes Breaks Ground on Carlotta Model in Country Club East

The 2,566-square-foot Carlotta is a new luxury home model located at Collingtree inside Country Club East.

02/08/2019 By Staff