Films

The Ringling Will Participate in World Refugee Day With Film Screening

The museum will show Ai Weiwei's film "Human Flow," about human migration and the refugee crisis.

06/11/2019 By Staff

Irrigation

Southwest Florida Water Management District Encourages Smart Lawn Watering This Summer

"Watch the weather, wait to water," plus other tips.

06/11/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Dick Vitale's V Foundation Receives $1.1 Million Donation

Mark and Cindy Pentecost, founders of It Works!, were the donors.

06/11/2019 By Staff

A Collector's Paradise

Where to Find Your New Showpiece: Rum Runner's Antiques

Historical treasures from around the world are waiting for new homes at Rum Runner's Antiques, Dan Simic's labor of love.

06/10/2019 By Olivia Letts

Development

Neal Communities’ Grand Palm Recognized as One of the 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in U.S.

It's one of nine master-planned communities in Florida to be recognized this year.

06/10/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Perlman Music Program Suncoast, Inc. Elects John Letourneau as Board President

The organization has also welcomed four new board members.

06/10/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards More Than $537,000 in Scholarships

Since 1997, the foundation and its donors have invested more than $8 million in deserving students through scholarships.

06/10/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Sasha Hausman Named Director of Development for Van Wezel Foundation

She brings with her more than 13 years of experience in fundraising, donor cultivation, stewardship, marketing and public speaking.

06/10/2019 By Staff

"I Wouldn't Piss Me Off"

Powerful Landowner Hugh Culverhouse Jr. Takes Aim at the Political Establishment

Wealthy donor Culverhouse Jr. makes national news after urging a boycott over Alabama’s abortion law.

06/10/2019 By David Hackett

Philanthropy

Goodwill Manasota Relaunches Ambassador Program

The program is designed to help participants better understand the organization's mission and get involved in community outreach.

06/07/2019 By Staff

Government

Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight Announces Final Term

Knight will not seek re-election after his current term ends in January 2021.

06/07/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Names Development Director

Mary Jo Heider is an experienced fundraising professional.

06/07/2019 Photography by Staff

Galas

Ringling Museum's 'UnGala' Returns This Year

The popular event was founded in 1986; the most recent one was held in 2009.

06/06/2019 By Staff

Rankings

U.S. News and World Report Ranks Sarasota No. 20 on 'Most Desirable Places to Live in 2019' List

Sarasota was highlighted for its year-round warm weather, popular beaches and reputation as a destination for retirees.

06/06/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Elects New Chair and Appoints Two Board Members

The organization is setting its sights on the future of Nathan Benderson Park.

06/06/2019 By Staff

Network news

Marketing on Main Flourishes as a Hub for Business and Friendship

Marketing on Main, which occurs on the last Wednesday of each month, has attracted a loyal following among Sarasota entrepreneurs and professionals.

06/05/2019 By Olivia Letts

Fast Track

Local Wealth Advisor Earns CFP Designation

Timothy J. Videnka is one of the fewer than 1 percent of financial advisors in the U.S. that hold both the CFA and CFP designations.

06/05/2019 By Staff

Law

Law Firm Renamed Gurley Herbert

Joseph M. Herbert, Esq. has joined the Sarasota law firm as a partner.

06/05/2019 By Staff

Education

Six USF Sarasota-Manatee Professors Awarded 'USF Nexus Initiative' Grants

The program was created in 2018 to enable research faculty the opportunity to collaborate globally and nationally on scholarly and innovative projects.

06/05/2019 By Staff

Red Tide

Public Invited to a Discussion About Red Tide and Algal Blooms

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations will host scientist and red tide expert Larry Brand.

06/05/2019 By Staff