New Hires

First 1,000 Days Hires Two

Dr. Chelsea Arnold was hired as program coordinator and Chanel Roberts was hired as patient navigator.

04/15/2019 By Staff

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City of Sarasota's Community Canopy Program Returns

Three species of trees will be offered: Dahoon holly, live oak and red maple.

04/15/2019 Photography by Staff

Limelight

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Gala

"With Eyes to the Future" featured dinner, a live auction, drawings and musical performances by area scholarship winners.

04/12/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Donates $3 Million to Sarasota’s All Star Children’s Foundation

The gift will contribute to the construction and operation of the foundation's five-acre campus currently underway at 3300 17th Street, Sarasota.

04/12/2019 By Staff

Grants

Manatee Community Foundation Grants $188,000 to 26 Local Nonprofits

A celebration will take place on Thursday, May 2.

04/12/2019 By Staff

Water Quality

Sarasota County to Host Water Quality Summit

The summit's goal is to enhance the community's understanding of local and state efforts to address water quality issues.

04/12/2019 Photography by Staff

Pep Talk

Ian Bremmer Closes Out the Ringling College Library Association's 2019 Town Hall Series

Thursday's event also included the announcement of next year's lineup, which includes Annie Leibovitz, Rick Steves and more.

04/11/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Limelight

Ringling College President Larry Thompson's 20th Anniversary Dinner

The Ringling College president was honored for his decades of leadership with a champagne toast, video tribute and more.

04/11/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

Blue Ties & Butterflies 2019

The seventh annual gala to benefit the Child Protection Center featured dinner, a live auction, dance performance, and stories highlighting the importance of the center's work.

04/11/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

New Name

South Florida Museum Renamed

The Bradenton museum is now The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature.

04/11/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

First Watch Appoints Three to Senior Leadership Team

The restaurant group was recognized as one of TripAdvisor’s "Best Restaurant Chains" for 2019.

04/10/2019 Photography by Staff

Grants

Bay Park Conservancy Awarded $100,000 Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation

The grant will support the development of the 53-acre Sarasota bayfront.

04/10/2019 By Staff

Awards

Kathryn Graber Named 2019 James Wischer 'Child Advocate of the Year' by Manatee Children's Services

Graber has had a long career in child advocacy.

04/10/2019 By Staff

Rankings

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Sarasota No. 18 on List of 'Best Places to Live in the U.S.'

And it's the No. 3 best place to retire in the U.S.

04/09/2019 By Staff

Best of Sarasota

Our Best of Sarasota Party is the Hottest Ticket of the Season

Plus, we're celebrating our 40th anniversary.

04/09/2019 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Schools, Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Sprint Partner to Give Students Free Internet Access

The school system, with the assistance of Sprint's 1Million Project Foundation, aims to help almost 1,000 students in Sarasota County.

04/09/2019 By Staff

Education

Buchanan Honors Local Educators

The Congressional Teacher Awards, established by Buchanan in 2014, are given out annually to special Suncoast teachers for their outstanding achievements on behalf of students.

04/09/2019 Photography by Staff

The First 1,000 Days

The Goal of This New Food Bank Program Is to Make Sure Newborns Have Enough to Eat

Children today aren't often identified as food insecure until they enter the public school system.

04/08/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Public Relations

CWC-FPRA Hosts Annual Image Awards on April 17

The Image Awards program showcases the best of the best in local communications, marketing, public relations and advertising work.

04/08/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Brittany Perrone Named Office and Marketing Manager for Nautilus Homes

Perrone will serve as the initial point of contact for clients, subcontractors and visitors, and will oversee and implement Nautilus Homes’ marketing initiatives and strategies.

04/08/2019 Photography by Staff