The Ringling Receives Grant from Community Foundation

The $42,500 will provide support for three of the museum's programs.

11/22/2021 By Staff

Turkey Talk

What Not to Say at Thanksgiving Dinner This Year

Etiquette advisor Olympia Baylou of Blooming Impressions helps us with the art of holiday conversations.

11/22/2021 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Nonprofit News

Community Foundation Earns National Recognition

The foundation was awarded re-accreditation and earned an "exceptional" four-star rating on Charity Navigator.

11/21/2021 By Staff


Step Up Suncoast Awarded $50,000 from Bank of America

The funding will support the organization's economic mobility efforts.

11/21/2021 By Staff


LWRBA Announces 2021 'Sandies' Winners

The Sandies honor LWRBA volunteers; winners were selected by their peers from a pool of 42 finalists across eight categories.

11/19/2021 Photography by Staff


Equality Florida Honors Realm Restaurant Group

Sharon Carole and Christopher Covelli each received the Voice for Equality Award.

11/19/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Names Laura Hennessey Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining the foundation, Hennessey spent seven years at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business executive team.

11/19/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Chamber Promotes Craig McGonigal

McGonigal has been named director of member engagement.

11/19/2021 By Staff

Building Up

Here's a Look at What Could Be Coming to St. Armands Circle

A rundown of the proposals for the Fillmore parking lot site that City of Sarasota commissioners received this week.

11/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Fast Track

Shumaker Adds Five New Attorneys

They include Jacqueline Gardner and Travis Taaffe in Sarasota.

11/17/2021 By Staff


Sarasota Audubon President Win Prestigious National Audubon Society Award

Jeanne Dubi has been awarded a Charles H. Callison Award, which is only given out to two people every year.

11/17/2021 By Staff


New College’s 42nd Annual Clambake Breaks Fundraising Record

Clambake has been New College of Florida’s major scholarship fundraiser for more than four decades.

11/17/2021 By Staff


Selby Foundation Spring Grants Cycle Opens Dec. 1, 2021

The foundation specializes in supporting nonprofits with capital grants that support construction, acquisition and/or renovation of facilities.

11/17/2021 By Staff

Drumroll, Please...

Here Are the Winners of the 2021 Siesta Key Crystal Classic

Thomas Koet, Karen Fralich and Dan Belcher took home the big prizes this year.

11/17/2021 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can We Stay Healthy and Safe This Holiday Season?

A Sarasota physician provides holiday health tips in the midst of flu season and Covid-19 concerns.

11/17/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

SMH Oncology Tower Opens; Dick Vitale Among First Patients

The tower is the second phase and centerpiece of several facilities that make up Sarasota Memorial’s Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute.

11/16/2021 By Megan McDonald

Big News

The Bay Will Be Completed Five Years Sooner Than Originally Planned

An amended partnership agreement between the City of Sarasota and the Bay Park Conservancy will save major money and time on the 53-acre park project.

11/16/2021 By Staff


Sarasota Delays Discussion of New Home Sharing Rules Until Next Year

If eventually approved, a home sharing ordinance may allow for rentals shorter than seven days within city limits, as long as a homeowner is present.

11/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Giving Back

Looking to Give Back This Thanksgiving? Here Are Five Events That Help Those in Need.

A number of nonprofits are hosting food and toy drives this season.

11/16/2021 By Marc Griffin


Big Brothers Big Sisters Names 2021 Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year

They are John Barringer and Ashley Tinker.

11/15/2021 By Staff