R.I.P.

Affordable Housing Entrepreneur Dies

Harvey Vengroff, who became well known in recent years for his efforts to build more affordable housing in Sarasota and Bradenton, died Thursday at age 77.

10/12/2018 By Staff

Climate Change

What Does the United Nations' Alarming New Climate Change Report Mean for Sarasota?

We asked Sarasota resident and Stanford professor emerita Dr. Terry Root to decipher the report.

10/12/2018 By Megan McDonald

Technology

Workshop Covers Search Engine Optimization, Email Marketing

SCORE Manasota and CareerSource Suncoast are partnering to present the class on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

10/11/2018 By Staff

Networking

Co-Working Space to Celebrate Milestone Friday

Bradenton's Station 2 Innovation is holding a free open house to celebrate the three-year anniversary of its opening from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12.

10/10/2018 By Staff

Services

New Car Wash Opens

Tommy’s Express Car Wash recently opened at 4615 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

10/09/2018 By Staff

Honors

Tech Company a Finalist for 'Most Innovative Culture' Award

Sarasota's Revcontent was recently named a finalist for the "Most Innovative Culture" award for technology providers by Digiday.

10/09/2018 By Staff

Events

Vinik Executive to Headline Economic Development Corporation Event

Jim O’Connell, the president of Tampa's Vinik Family Office, will be the keynote speaker at the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation's 2018 Annual Update Luncheon.

10/09/2018 By Staff

Law

Bar Association Names New President

Real estate attorney Nancy Cason recently became president of the Sarasota County Bar Association.

10/08/2018 By Staff

Media

Public Relations Association Holds Media Roundtable Oct. 17

The Florida Public Relations Association event will include several representatives from local media outlets, including Sarasota Magazine.

10/08/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Human Services Center Hires, Promotes

The Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center recently hired Andrea Lane and promoted Sarah Glendening and Charlene Altenhain.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.7 Percent

The American economy added 134,000 jobs in September, according to new U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Names New Community Investment Leader

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Mike Kennedy.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Politics

Forum for State Legislature Candidates Set for Oct. 18

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will feature Tracy Pratt, Will Robinson, James Buchanan and Tony Mowry.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Limelight

Set The Bar

Local bartenders competed to create cocktails with fine craft whiskey to benefit Child Protection Center.

10/05/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Manufacturing

Drinkware Maker Names New Chief Commercial Officer

Tervis recently hired Jim Athey, who previously worked for Kimberly-Clark, Revlon and Eastman Kodak Company.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Politics

Forum Focuses on 'Single Member Districts' for Sarasota County Commission

The proposal would allow voters to only vote in the County Commission election in their district, rather than having county commissioners elected in a county-wide vote.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Environment

Conservation Nonprofit Receives $50,000 From Disney Fund

The Disney Conservation Fund recently awarded a two-year grant to the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Retail

Floridian Consumer Confidence Drops Slightly

The University of Florida's consumer sentiment index dropped by one-tenth of a point between August and September.

10/03/2018 By Staff

Awards

Insurance Company Named to 'Best Places to Work' List

Sarasota's FCCI Insurance Group provides commercial insurance products to agency partners and policyholders in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

10/03/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Education Foundation President Accepted Into State Leadership Program

Education Foundation of Sarasota County president Jennifer Vigne was recently accepted into Leadership Florida’s Education Class IV program.

10/03/2018 By Staff