Nonprofits

Meals on Wheels Grows Board of Directors

The Meals on Wheels of Sarasota board of directors recently elected two new members: Adria Maria Jensen and David Harrold.

10/10/2017 By staff

Rethinking Retail

As Digital Sales Grow, Shopping Centers Face a Seismic Threat

Local retailers and developers are rethinking their business strategies.

10/10/2017 By Justine Griffin

Appointments

Downtown Sarasota Alliance Adds Board Members

The Downtown Sarasota Alliance board of directors recently appointed three new members: Shay Atluru, April Dipierro and Brett Henson.

10/10/2017 By staff

Hurricane Maria

Federal Government to Help Florida Pay for Sheltering Displaced Puerto Ricans

The state has opened three Hurricane Maria disaster relief centers—two in Miami and one in Orlando.

10/09/2017 By staff

The arts

Sarasota Theater Selects New Marketing, Communications Director

Sarasota's Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe recently hired John Secor as its marketing and communications director.

10/09/2017 By staff

New hires

New Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician Joins Sarasota Practice

Kathryn Gard, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physicians Group.

10/09/2017 By staff

Deals

Bradenton Office Building Sells for $500,000

Bradenton's JRMS Properties, LLC last month purchased a 2,840-square-foot medical office building.

10/09/2017 By staff

Marketing

7 Social Media Strategies That Will Pay Off for Your Business

In less than a decade, social media has gone from a teenage fad to an indispensable part of nearly every layer of business.

10/09/2017 By Vicki Dean

Marketing

Publix Media and Public Relations Manager to Speak in Sarasota

Brian West of Publix Super Markets will be the guest speaker at the local chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association's next luncheon.

10/09/2017 Photography by staff

Data

Economy Loses 33,000 Jobs

The American economy lost 33,000 jobs during the month of September, largely due to employment declines caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

10/06/2017 By staff

Communications

Sarasota Company Helping Restore Cell Service in Puerto Rico

A vessel loaded with vehicles, equipment, relief materials and personnel from Sarasota's USA Groups departed for San Juan this week.

10/06/2017 By staff

Media

Parkinson's Nonprofit Partners with TV Station for Educational Series

Manatee Educational Television will air the Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s series A Better Approach to Parkinson’s.

10/06/2017 By staff

Deals

Office, Warehouse Building Fetches $600,000

Beach Bazaar of Sarasota, Inc. last month purchased a 6,150-square-foot building located at 6231 Clark Center Ave., Sarasota.

10/06/2017 By staff

Tourism

How Local Travel Agents Stay Relevant in the Era of Online Everything

Ryan and Malaka Hilton say travel agents offer plenty of advantages.

10/06/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Deals

Sarasota Office Property Sold for $650,000

Sarasota's Raymond Gibson purchased a 20,464-square-foot industrial office property located at 1121 Lewis Ave., Sarasota.

10/05/2017 By staff

Giving

This Month's Good Deeds

Hurricane recovery efforts, generous grants and scholarships in our roundup of local businesses and nonprofits giving back.

10/05/2017 By staff

Storm Watch

Keep Your Eyes on the Gulf of Mexico This Weekend

Tropical Depression 16 is expected to strengthen into Hurricane Nate later this week.

10/04/2017 By Megan McDonald

Environment

Sarasota Water Quality to Be Discussed Oct. 10

The health of Sarasota's waters will be discussed at The Historical Society of Sarasota County's next Conversations at the Crocker event.

10/04/2017 By staff

Data

Consumer Confidence Down in Florida

Consumer confidence among Floridians dropped slightly between August and September, according to new survey results.

10/04/2017 By staff

Law

Attorney to Lead Construction Law Seminar

Sarasota's David Gurley was recently picked to present at the sixth annual Florida Construction Law Seminar.

10/04/2017 By staff