Good Deeds

PGT Innovations’ Team Members Assemble and Donate Backpacks for Local At-Risk Children

For the 10th consecutive year, PGT Innovations donated backpacks and school supplies, with this year’s contribution totaling $6,000

09/20/2019 By Staff

Education

Siesta Key Crystal Classic Creates Scholarship Fund

A portion of the proceeds from the Siesta Key Crystal Classic will benefit student scholarships at Ringling College of Art and Design.

09/20/2019 By Staff

Farmers Market

Sarasota Farmers Market Returns to South Lemon Avenue

The market will return to its original footprint Oct. 26.

09/19/2019 By Staff

Events

Feld Entertainment COO to Keynote Bradenton Area EDC Annual Update

The event will be held Nov. 7 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

09/19/2019 By Staff

Openings

Marshalls Will Open in Venice

The 20,000-square-foot store will add approximately 60 full-time jobs; a grand opening takes place Oct. 3.

09/18/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

American Dreams Restaurant Group Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Michelle Schlingmann will be responsible for overseeing and enhancing day-to-day operations.

09/18/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Kristi Hoskinson Named Team Tony Cancer Foundation Board Chair

Hoskinson joins the established 11-member board and will serve as an advocate for the organization in the community.

09/18/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Provides $250,000 for Hurricane Recovery Efforts

The gift will strengthen the Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s support for medium- and long-term recovery efforts in regions affected by Hurricane Dorian.

09/18/2019 By Staff

Science

Mote Receives $250,000 in Funding for Coral Research

Funds will be used for Mote's coral research and restoration initiative.

09/18/2019 Photography by Staff

Transportation

'Sarasota in Motion' Plan Enters Second Phase

An interactive online map is now available for public comment at SarasotaInMotion.com; the input will inform the city's master transportation plan.

09/17/2019 By Staff

Marketing

Michael Saunders and Company Launches 'Nowhere But Here' Campaign

A new microsite is the first step in a larger brand initiative to connect the company’s values and vision to the the local community.

09/17/2019 By Staff

Technology

SouthTech, Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance to Host 'Data Dump'

The event encourages locals to recycle old, outdated technology.

09/17/2019 Photography by Staff

Events

Selby Gardens Will Host 'Newtown Alive' Program

The panel discussion and Q&A will look back at Sarasota's black history.

09/17/2019 By Staff

Awards

Ringling College Ranks Globally in The Rookies World School Rankings

The Rookies is an annual awards and mentor platform open to young creatives in film, animation, games, VR, motion graphics and architecture visualization.

09/16/2019 By Staff

Awards

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Named 'Agency of the Year'

The agency was selected based on growth in the number of children served, quality and length of mentoring matches, and increased revenues.

09/16/2019 By Staff

Redistricting

Sarasota County to Host Redistricting Open Houses Starting Sept. 18

Residents who can't make it to the open houses will be able to provide their input online via a survey starting Sept. 18.

09/13/2019 By Staff

Breaking News

Sarasota YMCA to Reopen as 'Save Our Y' Fitness Centers

The facilities will close for the weekend and reopen this week.

09/13/2019 By Staff

Legacy Trail

Jon F. Swift Construction Awarded Legacy Trail Extension Contract

Construction is expected to begin in early 2020.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Awards

Dr. Rachel Shelley Named Florida Art Education Association Principal of the Year

Shelley, who became principal of Booker High School in 2011, is known as a champion of the arts and oversees the school’s Visual & Performing Arts (VPA) program.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Bay Watch

Annual Monofilament Cleanup Will Take Place October 5

Monofilament—or fishing line—is a genuine threat to the survival of our local birds.

09/12/2019 By Staff