Grants

Barancik Foundation Board Approves $2.4 Million in Grants

The funding will be used to create workforce pipelines, support health equity efforts and promote diversity, equity and access through the arts.

11/15/2021 By Staff

Huzzah!

Take a Trip Back in Time at This Year's Sarasota Medieval Fair

Enjoy music, human chess matches, jousting and more every weekend in November.

11/15/2021 By Jennifer Joy Walker

Limelight

Photos: The Artful Lobster 2021

The Hermitage Artist Retreat campus was the setting for this outdoor celebration.

11/15/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Photos: Sunshine from Darkness Inspiring Hope Dinner

The event at the Ritz benefits mental health nonprofits.

11/15/2021 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

Couture Real Estate Donates $46,235 to All Faiths Food Bank

The funding came from the brokerage's Sandcastle Gala.

11/15/2021 By Staff

Workshops

CWC-FPRA to Present Workshop Focusing on Newtown's History

The event will feature Vickie Oldham, president and CEO of the Sarasota African American Cultural Coalition.

11/12/2021 By Staff

Education

Tampa Bay Estuary Grant Funds Shark Research at New College of Florida

The $165,111 in funding will fund shark research being conducted by Dr. Jayne Gardiner.

11/12/2021 By Staff

Tourism

It Was an Unprecedented Year for Sarasota County Bed Tax Revenue

The 2021 fiscal year saw more than $30 million collected from short-term vacation rentals.

11/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

Ellen Hughes-Cromwick on What the New Infrastructure Law Means for Climate Change and Electric Vehicles

You can hear Hughes-Cromwick's views at the Climate Adaptation Center's Nov. 19 Florida Climate Forecast Conference.

11/11/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grants

Rotary Club Awards $50,000 Grant to Boys & Girls Clubs

The funding will support youth scholarships for the Boys & Girls Clubs Great Futures Academy.

11/10/2021 By Staff

Education

USF, McKibbon Hospitality Create Hospitality Teaching Lab

USF hospitality and tourism management students will have access to nearly 100 teaching hotels across the country that are managed by McKibbon,

11/10/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Names Mark Cole Chief Advancement and Marketing Officer

Cole was previously vice-president of advancement at Miami Dade College.

11/10/2021 By Staff

Listening to Black Voices

Talent Agent and Attorney Nurisha Harvey on Activism, Implicit Bias, and Equity vs. Equality

Harvey, who grew up with major civil rights activists, talks about where we are today in the struggle for equality.

11/10/2021 By Heather Dunhill

The pandemic

Where Can Children Get the Covid-19 Vaccine in Sarasota?

Plus: other information parents need to know.

11/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

Van Wezel Names New Supervisor of Public Relations

Emily Kinzer was formerly a morning anchor and reporter at ABC7.

11/09/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

USF's Brunch on the Bay Sets Fundraising Record

The total is likely to surpass $500,000.

11/09/2021 By Staff

Veterans

Sarasota's Veterans Day Parade Begins at 10 on Thursday

The parade will be followed by a ceremony at Chaplain J.D. Hamel Park.

11/08/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties Names VP of Teen Initiatives

Suriya Khong joined the Boys & Girls Clubs in January 2017.

11/05/2021 By Staff

Awards

Argus Foundation to Host 2021 Lifetime Achievement Awards

This year's honorees are SRV Ventures president Bob Soran and the late Jack Shea, former president of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

11/05/2021 By Staff

Restoration

Ringling Museum Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Restore Aeolian Organ

The restoration will take more than two years.

11/05/2021 By Staff