New hires

Mental Health and Addiction Support Nonprofit Names New Vice President

Centerstone recently hired Mihaela Zdrali as the organization's vice president of outpatient services for its operations in Florida.

08/07/2017 By staff


Groundbreaking for New Downtown Condo Building Set

Kolter Urban is holding a groundbreaking ceremony for The Mark on Wednesday.

08/07/2017 By staff


Suncoast Charities Leader Honored

Lucy Nicandri, executive director of Suncoast Charities for Children, was recently presented with the first annual David R. Mills “Service Above Self” Award.

08/07/2017 By staff


Vacant Waterfront Land Sold for $1.4 Million

Osprey's C & W Properties of Southwest Florida, LLC recently purchased two connected vacant residential properties on Croftsmar Circle in Nokomis.

08/07/2017 By staff

From the Editor

Our Snooty, Ourselves

Remembering the South Florida Museum's beloved manatee.

08/07/2017 By Pam Daniel


Pre-Made Meal Company Launches Delivery Service

Fitlife Foods recently launched a subscription meal delivery service to new Florida markets, including the Sarasota and Bradenton area.

08/04/2017 By staff

New hires

Nonprofit Living Center Names New Vice President

Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay recently hired George McGonagill as its vice president of facilities.

08/04/2017 By staff


Applications for Nonprofit Board Training Program Due Friday

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the second class of its Gulf Coast Board Institute.

08/04/2017 By staff


Company Holds Groundbreaking for New Pet Resort

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently broke ground on the Lakewood Ranch location of Bayside Pet Resort.

08/04/2017 By staff


Unemployment Rate Steady

The American economy added 209,000 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.3 percent.

08/04/2017 By staff

The Seen

Photos From the Argus Foundation's Meet the Leaders Luncheon

State Sen. Jack Latvala was the guest speaker at last month's event.

08/04/2017 Photography by Lori Sax


This Week's Good Deeds

Nursing scholarships, Girl Scout projects and generous grants in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

08/03/2017 By staff


Selby Gardens CEO Picked for Leadership Florida Training

Jennifer Rominiecki, the president and CEO of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, was recently named to the Leadership Florida Cornerstone Class XXXVI.

08/03/2017 By staff


Visit Sarasota County Hires New Visitor Experience Manager

Erin Hurter will oversee visitor services programming and volunteers.

08/03/2017 By staff


Forty Carrots Picks New Board Leaders

Forty Carrots Family Center recently elected new board members and officers.

08/03/2017 By staff

The Seen

Photos From the Sarasota Young Professionals Group Summit

Sarasota young professionals networked at Thrive, the group's second annual summit.

08/03/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

Shark Tank

Real Life Controversy Dogs MTV's Siesta Key

Just days before the show premiered, social media sleuths connected star Alex Kompothecras to a viral video that showed four young men, two from prominent Manatee County families, gleefully dragging a shark behind their boat at high speed until it died.

08/02/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Florida Consumer Confidence Up

Consumer confidence among Floridians rose in July, according to new data released by the University of Florida's Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

08/02/2017 By staff


Colony Property to Become St. Regis Resort

Longboat Key's shuttered Colony resort will become a St. Regis resort, according to the owner and developer of the property.

08/02/2017 By staff


Groundbreaking for New Venice YMCA Preschool Set

The new 10,000-square-foot building will include a 12-classroom preschool for children ranging from infants to 5 years old.

08/02/2017 By staff