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Selby Gardens' Orchid Ball

The 37th annual ball celebrated "Warhol's Floral Playground," in connection with a current Warhol exhibit at the gardens' museum.

02/12/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Tidewell Hospice Luncheon

The sold-out Signature Luncheon featured guest speaker Will Reeve.

02/12/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Bethesda House Mardi Gras Madness

Masks, feathers and a Fat Tuesday Wine Pull were all part of the annual celebration for Catholic Charities' Bethesda House.

02/12/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Goodwill Manasota Mardi Gras Gala

The 13th annual gala featured authentic Cajun food and New Orleans-style music.

02/12/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Philanthropy

New Nonprofit Fundraising and Scholarship Alliance Forms

Designing Women Boutique recently formed a strategic fundraising, scholarship and mentoring alliance with six Sarasota charitable organizations.

02/11/2018 By Staff

Education

New College Recognized for 'Return on Investment'

New College of Florida was named one of the country's 200 "Colleges That Pay You Back" in a new Princeton Review book.

02/09/2018 By Staff

Big Moves

Mote Moves to the Mainland

The exhibits will total more than 1 million gallons and will feature sharks, coral reefs, manatees, sea turtles, otters, seahorses, jellyfish and myriad other marine species.

02/09/2018 By Isaac Eger

Technology

Former Siemens President and CEO to Speak in Sarasota

Eric Spiegel, the former president and CEO of Siemens USA, will speak at the 98th annual Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce breakfast on Feb. 16.

02/09/2018 By staff

Planning

Siesta Promenade to Be Discussed at Next Council of Neighborhood Associations Meeting

At its next meeting, the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is discussing Siesta Promenade and a new overall vision for the future of the county.

02/08/2018 By Staff

Climate change

Panel Discussion Focuses on Adaptation to Increased Flooding

The Center for Architecture Sarasota is offering a presentation titled "Wicked Water" that covers flooding adaptation strategies in coastal Florida.

02/08/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Mote Announces Plans for New $130 Million Aquarium

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium plans to build a new $130 million aquarium on 5 acres of land at Nathan Benderson Park.

02/08/2018 By Staff

Limelight

Library Foundation Luncheon

Superstar author James Patterson entertained a sold-out audience at the sixth annual author luncheon.

02/08/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Nonprofits

Report Puts Goodwill's Statewide Economic Impact at $1.3 Billion

Goodwill Manasota’s local economic impact was calculated at more than $92.1 million—a 13.1 percent increase over 2016.

02/07/2018 By Staff

Law

Sarasota Attorney Earns 'Lawyer of the Year' Honor

Richard Gans of Fergeson Skipper, P.A. was recently named the Best Lawyers 2018 "Lawyer of the Year" for trusts and estates law.

02/07/2018 By Staff

Limelight

On Pointe Luncheon

Supporters of the Sarasota Ballet's Dance--The Next Generation gathered at Michael's On East.

02/07/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Honors

Nominations Open for 2018 Small Business Awards

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2018 Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Small Business Awards until 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19.

02/07/2018 By Staff

New hires

Printing Company Adds Two New Partners

Renee Phinney and Charles Zweil recently joined the commercial printing company Palm Printing.

02/06/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Luncheon Speaker to Discuss Civility, Integrity and Citizenship

Harvard Law professor and author Noah Feldman will deliver the keynote at the Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s Better Together luncheon.

02/06/2018 By Staff

Data

Survey Shows American Consumer Confidence Up

Americans' consumer confidence increased in January after a decline in December, according to the newest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index.

02/05/2018 By Staff

Finance

Trust Company Names New Associate

Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently hired Luis Morales in its Sarasota office.

02/05/2018 By Staff