The Arts

Ringling Museum Awarded Grant From the Andy Warhol Foundation

The $31,000 grant will support curatorial activities and a new exhibit in 2023.

01/21/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Van Wezel Will Host Community Food Drive Jan. 30

The Van Wezel, Impact100 SRQ and Mayors' Feed the Hungry are partnering in the effort.

01/21/2021 By Staff

A Flash of Green

Rosemary District Park Closer to Becoming Reality

The district has raised enough money to complete the purchase of land for an open space in the growing area.

01/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Children First Names New Board Members, Officers

Elizabeth Stamoulis, Linda Monda and Joe Stephan have each been named to the board of directors.

01/20/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Halfacre Construction Company Hires Two

Erin Guzzo has been named marketing, proposals and communications manager, and Chad Baldwin an assistant superintendent.

01/20/2021 By Staff

Scholarships

Community Foundation Accepting Applicants for Scholarship Program

Students under the age of 24 are eligible for more than 70 scholarship opportunities. The deadline is March 1.

01/19/2021 By Staff

Education

New College Initiates Search for Next President

The next president will succeed Donal O'Shea, who retires in June after a nine-year tenure.

01/19/2021 By Staff

Politics

Do We Need an Anti-Mob Bill?

Gov. DeSantis’ proposed legislation is receiving pushback.

01/19/2021 With Isaac Eger

For the Love of Our Arts

Timeline: A Century of Sarasota Arts

Milestones in the making of our cultural community.

01/18/2021 By Kay Kipling

Rescue Mission

Mote, FWC Rescue Two Cold-Stressed Manatees in Sarasota This Week

Both manatees have been successfully transferred to ZooTampa's David A. Straz Jr. Manatee Critical Care Center for treatment.

01/15/2021 By Megan McDonald

Things to Do

Our List of 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

A number of local organizations are hosting events to celebrate King's life and legacy.

01/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Philanthropy

Goodwill Manasota Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers

They are Jo Rita Stevens, Andrea Nierenberg, Jim Flora and Louise Cataldo.

01/15/2021 By Staff

Politics

Legislative Preview: What to Watch for as Lawmakers Meet in March

Here are the five issues we’re keeping our eyes on.

01/15/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

Good Deeds

Tidewell Foundation Hosts Linen Drive to Support Patients in Need

The foundation is collecting new towels and sheets from community for resource-limited Tidewell Hospice patients.

01/15/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Children First Director of Education Appointed to National Committee

Kesoglou will serve on the National Head Start Association's Region IV Foster Care Challenge committee.

01/15/2021 By Staff

Openings

New Concierge Service Launches in Sarasota

Castle Concierge offers personalized, upscale concierge services and home watch security for snowbirds, travelers, business professionals, busy parents and retirees.

01/15/2021 By Staff

Grants

Teen Court Receives $25,000 Grant

The funds come from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

01/15/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Hospital Gala Raises More Than $900,000

The fourth annual gala was livestreamed from The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

01/14/2021 By Staff

Environment

Foundation Releases Playbook for Healthy Waterways

The online manual is a comprehensive list of recommended activities to reduce and remove manmade nutrient pollution in the region’s waterways.

01/14/2021 By Staff