News & City Life

Limelight

Photos: The Hermitage Greenfield Prize Dinner

The prize dinner honored this year's winner, composer Angélica Negrón, and welcomed musical artists Gavin Creel and Nick Photinos.

04/11/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Economy

CareerEdge Reports $3.8 Million in Economic Impact from Workforce Efforts

CareerEdge’s goals are to help low-skill and low-wage earners advance in their careers.

04/08/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Meals On Wheels of Sarasota Announces 2022 Board of Directors

Elizabeth Van Riper has been named president of the board of directors.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Schools Announces 23 National Merit Scholarship Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota County Historical Resources Names New Manager

Joshua Goodman was previously archives historian at the State Archives of Florida in Tallahassee.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Talks

USF to Present 'Ukraine: What’s Next?' Speaker Series

The four-part series will kick off with Ret. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, former supreme allied commander for Europe, on April 13.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Sweet Sparkman Hires Two Architects

They are Richard W. Kuhn and Ram Venkat.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Talks

Urbanist Richard Florida to Present in Bradenton on April 27

Florida will discuss our economic future and his thoughts on where cities are headed post-pandemic.

04/07/2022 By Staff

Limelight

Photos: Child Protection Center's Blue Ties & Butterflies

The evening at Michael's On East benefits the CPC's programs in the community.

04/07/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Awards

Girls Inc. Announces 2022 Celebration Luncheon Honorees

They are the late Charles and Margery Barancik, Dr. Laura Kingsley, and Dr. Heidi Anderson with her daughter, Avery Brannan.

04/06/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

USF Receives $5 Million Gift from Jeff and Penny Vinik For On-Campus Stadium

The Viniks live in Sarasota on St. Armands Circle.

04/06/2022 By Staff

time capsules

These Historic Local Buildings Were Nominated as Landmarks Worth Saving

The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation nominated these sites for their third annual "Six to Save" initiative.

04/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Bird's Eye View

This Sarasota Videographer Is Using TikTok To Share Stunning Drone Footage

Besterman has more than 12,000 TikTok followers. Many say they traveled to Sarasota or even moved here because of his videos.

04/05/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Limelight

Photos: WBTT's April Fools Fete 2022

This year's edition had a theme of "Serving Country Vibes."

04/05/2022 Photography by Lori Sax

Fast Track

The Bay Park Conservancy Hires Donor Experience Officer

In the newly created role, Amber Lamerson will oversee private philanthropic giving for the organization.

04/05/2022 By Staff

Leadership

Applications Open for 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute

Up to 25 people will be selected to participate in a hybrid program of leadership development sessions over a two-month period.

04/05/2022 By Staff

Awards

First Watch Honored by ADP For Workplace Culture

The Bradenton-based restaurant chain has more than 435 restaurants around the country.

04/05/2022 By Staff

Education

Barancik Foundation Launches Barancik Early Learning Initiative

The foundation will lead efforts to transform the early learning model by focusing on leadership development, preschool teacher recruitment and retention, and behavioral health support.

04/05/2022 By Staff

In Vogue

Sarasota-Based Fashion Influencer Blair Eadie Debuts New Accessory Collection

Eadie's collaboration with Lele Sadoughi launches today.

04/05/2022 By Megan McDonald

Internships

Applications Are Open for Sarasota Chamber’s Opportunities For All Summer Internship

The program provides interns with the opportunity to broaden their exposure to local employers and contribute to the growth of the community and economy.

04/04/2022 By Staff