Census

As Deadline Nears, Local Organizations Encourage Residents to Complete Census

Census data, which is gathered every 10 years, helps determine how federal funding flows into communities each year.

09/22/2020 By Staff

The New Guy

New Music New College’s New Artistic Director Takes Audiences on a Discovery of Exciting 'New Sounds'

“It’s a wild time to be planning a concert series,” Mark Dancigers admits.

09/22/2020 By Kay Kipling

Education

New College Ranks No. 6 on U.S News & World Report's Top Public Liberal Arts Colleges

The school also ranked No. 84 among all national liberal arts colleges.

09/21/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Goodwill to Help Community Prepare for Indeed’s ‘Virtual Hiring Tour’

The virtual event's goal is to get 20,000 people hired nationally; Goodwill Manasota will assist those through its free Job Connection service.

09/21/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota County Launches CARES Act Assistance Dashboard

As of Sept. 21, $20,000 of the county's $14.5 million allocated funds had been disbursed.

09/21/2020 By Staff

Vote!

Voter Registration Deadline Nearing for Nov. 3 General Election

Voter applications must be returned by Oct. 5.

09/21/2020 By Staff

Q&A

America’s Former Surgeon General Discusses Loneliness, Isolation and Covid-19

Dr. Vivek Murthy is the author of a timely new book titled "Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World."

09/21/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Photo Essay

Six Months of Covid-19: A Review of Our 'New Normal'

Few of us anticipated how different our world would be right now.

09/21/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Players Centre for the Performing Arts Names New CEO

William Skaggs will lead the organization as it moves from its current theater and plans to build a new facility in Lakewood Ranch.

09/18/2020 By Staff

Elections

General Election Ballots Sent to Military and Overseas Voters

Another 132,796 ballots are scheduled for mailing to domestic voters beginning Sept. 24.

09/18/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Marlo Turner Named Vice-President of Tidewell Foundation

Turner will lead the foundation's philanthropic team.

09/18/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Teri A. Hansen Named to Florida Trend 'Florida 500' List

Hansen is the president and CEO of the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation.

09/18/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Foundation Names New Board Members, Appoints Officers

The foundation supports Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties through capital grants and scholarships.

09/17/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Tidewell to Host Stress First Aid Webinar to Support Community During Covid-19

The webinar will be presented by well-known traumatic stress psychologist Dr. Patricia Watson.

09/17/2020 By Staff

Awards

Robrady, GMX7's Aquatic Resistance Training Device Wins International Design Award

The X1-Pro won an International Design Excellence Award for its compact, easy-to-use design.

09/17/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Unemployment Claims Fell to 790,000 Last Week

But that's still higher than the 665,000 in March 2009 during the height of the Great Recession, the country’s last economic downturn.

09/17/2020 By Staff

They Inspire Us

Meet Seven Bold Women With Fresh Ideas and Big Dreams

Whether they’re running a billion-dollar business or starting a nonprofit on a shoestring budget, these women are challenging and shaping what we’ve always a...

09/17/2020 By Jessika Ward, Megan McDonald, Giulia Heyward, Kay Kipling, Susan Burns, Allison Forsyth, and Ilene Denton

The Survivor

Elizabeth Melendez Fisher Good Works Tirelessly to Prevent Sex Trafficking

Melendez Fisher Good is the co-founder and CEO of Selah Freedom, one of the nations' leading anti-sex trafficking organizations.

09/17/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Powerhouse

Carrie Cox Is a Leader in the Global Biopharmaceutical Industry

Cox has been named to Fortune magazine's "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" list six times.

09/17/2020 By Ilene Denton

The Youth Director

Suriya Khong Empowers Young People

“No one makes it in the world alone, but with supportive and caring adults who take active interest in young people, their possibilities become limitless."

09/17/2020 By Allison Forsyth