Development

Margaritaville Launches New Hotel Collection on Anna Maria Sound

The six-story Compass Hotel Anna Maria Sound has 123 water-view rooms, including 10 suites.

07/10/2020 By Staff

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Asolo Rep Names New Board President, Members

Carole Crosby, a former principal harpist with the Detroit Symphony and lawyer, will lead the Asolo's board of directors.

07/10/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Teen Court of Sarasota Receives $10,000 Grant

The funds will be used to provide youth in North Port a continuum of services.

07/09/2020 By Staff

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Local Research Institute Hires New Sub-Investigator

Delani Lima performs clinical evaluations, reviews test results and counsels lifestyle modifications for study subjects.

07/09/2020 By Staff

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Realize Bradenton Names New Board Members

Carrie Price will serve as board chair and Kay Wight as vice-chair.

07/09/2020 By Staff

Things To Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 9-15

A virtual FST Improv Festival, a Sarasota Ballet performance on TV, a healing soak in Warm Mineral Springs and more.

07/09/2020 By Ilene Denton

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Community Foundation Names New Board Members, Officers

Joining the board for three-year terms are John Humphrey, Mercedes Soler, Carla Plush Smith, Dr. Janet Taylor and Judge Charles E. Williams.

07/08/2020 By Staff

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Brenna Wilhm Named Senior Development Associate at Community Day School

Wilhm will be responsible for the school's fundraising efforts, including major gifts, annual fund, planned giving, special events, and its ongoing capital campaign.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Safe and Stylish

Five Stylish Face Masks

With mask ordinances in effect, we've found face coverings from local boutiques that will keep you safe—*without* sacrificing your style.

07/08/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Rainy Dayz

The Do's and Don'ts of Summer Lawn Care

Sarasota County doesn't allow homeowners to use fertilizer in the summertime. Here are some alternative ways to keep your grass green.

07/08/2020 By Allison Forsyth

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Williams Parker Expands Litigation Practice

The firm has hired George Parpas as an associate and Tamara Skonie as a paralegal.

07/07/2020 By Staff

Listening to Black Voices

Sarasota’s Kate Harris on Her Front-Row Seat During Brown v. Board of Education

Harris’ parents shaped history and welcomed major Black figures of the civil rights movement into their home.

07/07/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Good Deeds

Local Organizations Donate to All Star Children’s Foundation

The $5,000 grant will furnish one of the foundation's six foster family homes.

07/06/2020 By Staff

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Gulf Coast Community Foundation Elects Board Officers

Rod Hershberger has been elected as chair and David Green as vice-chair.

07/06/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Goodwill Manasota Will Distribute Thousands of Masks

The organization is giving away 55,000 masks as long as supplies last.

07/06/2020 By Staff

What Your Money Can Buy

What $975,000 Gets You in The Lake Club

Plus homes for sale in Baywood Colony and University Park Country Club.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood guide

Where the Locals Eat in North Manatee County

Five restaurants where people from Parrish, Ellenton, Palmetto and Terra Ceia like to gather.

07/06/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

North Manatee County Neighborhood Guide

New Home Communities Come to North Manatee County

With 23,918 new homes permitted for construction, north Manatee County is booming.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Neighborhood Guide

Outdoor Fun Abounds North of the Manatee River

From county parks and preserves to boating on the Manatee River, there’s plenty to enjoy.

07/06/2020 By Ilene Denton

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Hires Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

The organization says it seeks to expand its mission and community impact.

07/02/2020 By Staff