Philanthropy

Matter Brothers Furniture Donates More Than $25,000 to All Star Children's Foundation

Matter Brothers also worked with Sealy Mattress Company, which donated 36 mattresses to the foundation.

8:06am By Staff

Rowing for Life

Sarasota Breast Cancer Survivors Will Row in 2020 International Dragon Boat Championship

The team is one of seven U.S. squads participating.

01/17/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Just Add CBD

Five CBD Products You Can Incorporate Into Your Daily Routine

A look at the wild and ever-growing world of CBD products.

01/17/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Lectures

Ringling College Town Hall Lecture Series Subscriptions on Sale

A small selection of tickets remain for the 2020 season.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota Military Academy Raises $82,000 Through Donor Match Campaign

Phyllis Siskel matched $41,000 collected by Sarasota Military Academy cadets.

01/16/2020 By Staff

Lectures

Manatee Community Foundation to Host 'What We Can Learn From Fred Rogers' Event

Hedda Sharapan, Rogers' frequent collaborator of more than 50 years, will give a presentation and answer audience questions.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

First Watch Hires First Chief Transformation Officer

In his newly created role, Barber is responsible for leading strategy development.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Gardens Educator Named 2019 Project WILD 'Facilitator of the Year'

Tracy Calla is the gardens' senior manager of school and family programs.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Allegiant Private Advisors Promotes Two

Kristina Eastmond and Melissa Walsh have been named principals of the firm.

01/14/2020 By Staff

Business

World Direct Shipping Extends Port Manatee Agreement, Adds Vessel

Port Manatee officials say the extension could bring total value of the World Direct Shipping contract through 2026 to more than $8 million.

01/14/2020 Photography by Staff

Fast Track

Tampa Attorney Appointed to New College Board of Trustees

Ronald Christaldi will serve a five-year term. Additionally, Mary Ruiz will replace board member Audrey Coleman and serve on the board through Jan. 6, 2021.

01/13/2020 By Staff

Travel

Airport Traffic Increased 58 Percent in December 2019

Almost 2 million people used Sarasota Bradenton International Airport last year.

01/13/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Former Berkshire Hathaway Home Services CEO Appointed President of Premier Sotheby's

In her new position, Nancy Nagy will be responsible for leading all sales operations of the brokerage.

01/13/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

USF Sarasota-Manatee Names Senior Director of Development

Marrie Neumer began her new position on Jan. 2.

01/10/2020 By Staff

Let's start the bidding!

Circus Auction Includes Vintage Posters, Rare Costumes and Much-Sought-After Photos

Valuable items from more than 100 different circuses will be up for sale this Saturday.

01/09/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: An Unpretentious Beach Retreat on Casey Key

It's the first time it’s been on the market in 20 years.

01/09/2020 By Robert Plunket

Fast Track

Visit Sarasota County Announces 2020 Board of Directors

Christine Johnson of the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast has been named board chair.

01/09/2020 By Staff

Economy

Florida Chamber Chief Economist to Deliver State's 2020 Economic Outlook

Dr. Jerry Parrish will share his forecast for the coming year today at 10 a.m. via livestream.

01/08/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Manatee Chamber Hires Vice President of Public Policy and Small Business

Amy Farrington’s focus will include chamber policy development and advocacy efforts, as well as strategic resources for small businesses.

01/08/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Area Family Gives Major Donation to Community Day School

Sarasota's Mitch and Colleen Blumenthal donated $500,000 in support of Community Day School's new middle school building.

01/08/2020 By Staff