Grants

Teen Court Receives $25,000 Grant

The funds come from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

01/15/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Hospital Gala Raises More Than $900,000

The fourth annual gala was livestreamed from The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

01/14/2021 By Staff

Environment

Foundation Releases Playbook for Healthy Waterways

The online manual is a comprehensive list of recommended activities to reduce and remove manmade nutrient pollution in the region’s waterways.

01/14/2021 By Staff

Covid-19

Tested Positive for Covid-19? Here Are Treatment Options

There are treatments available for Covid-19 patients before their condition becomes severe—and even before they any develop symptoms at all.

01/14/2021 With Hannah Wallace

Politics

Local Lawmakers Vote Against Impeaching President Trump

Reps. Vern Buchanan and Greg Steube both opposed the effort to remove Trump from office for inciting violence last week.

01/14/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Shipping

Port Manatee Now Receiving Imports on Eco-Friendly Container Ships

The new ships help fulfill a company commitment to dramatically reduce vessel fuel consumption and emissions.

01/13/2021 By Staff

Retirement

Longtime Bishop Museum CEO to Retire

Brynne Anne Besio has served as The Bishop's CEO for 13 years; she will retire on April 1, 2021.

01/13/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Hires Program Director

In her new role, Spagnuolo-Moschini will execute and oversee all programming content, including all virtual and community-based monthly programs.

01/13/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

New College Receives $4 Million Gift

The gift, which comes from the estate of Bob and Lee Peterson, is the largest in New College’s 61-year history.

01/13/2021 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

How Does the Covid-19 Vaccine Work?

The vaccine does not use a live virus, like other vaccines, but instead relies on messenger RNA to help the body prevent infection.

01/13/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Unity Awards

Our 2021 Unity Award Winners Are the Ultimate Connectors

This year more than ever, we need the hope and hard work of these women and men.

01/13/2021

Wildlife

Mote Releases Recovered Sea Turtle on Longboat Key

Connor, who was brought to Mote's Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Hospital in September, was released into the Gulf of Mexico with a satellite tag this morning.

01/13/2021 By Megan McDonald

Unity Awards

A Black-Owned Businesses Facebook Group Opened the Doors to a Vibrant, Hidden Market

"We’re all human; Black businesses want the American dream, too."

01/12/2021 By Megan McDonald

Unity Awards

Sarah Hernandez’s Work for Social Justice and Racial Equality Is Rooted in Her Own Heritage

“My interest has always been to be somebody who contributes to social justice,”

01/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Unity Awards

Philip Tavill Is Dedicated to Helping Infants, Toddlers and Their Families Through Children First

“We want no wait list for care for children below the poverty line. We’ll never rest on our laurels.”

01/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Unity Awards

From Food Inequality to Education to Emergency Funds, Joe and Mary Kay Henson Always Step Up

“We’re problem solvers, or at least we like to think we are."

01/12/2021 By Ilene Denton

Unity Awards

E. Scott Osborne Battles for Gender Equality in Sarasota and Across the Globe

“Gender inequality is bad for everyone. It’s bad for men. It’s bad for women. It’s bad for societies.”

01/12/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Unity Awards

Dr. Randall Morgan Has Spent His Life Fighting for Health Care Equity

"I seek balance, fairness and understanding.”

01/12/2021 By Susan Burns

Unity Awards

New College Professor Queen Zabriskie Creates Powerful Conversations About Race

“To be able to do this work is an honor, a joy and a responsibility.”

01/12/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Unity Awards

Trevor Harvey Has Spent Decades Fighting for Newtown

“In spite of our differences we can still have meaningful dialogue and fellowship.”

01/12/2021 By Susan Burns