Nonprofit News

Community Foundation Earns National Recognition

The foundation was awarded re-accreditation and earned an "exceptional" four-star rating on Charity Navigator.

11/21/2021 By Staff

Awards

LWRBA Announces 2021 'Sandies' Winners

The Sandies honor LWRBA volunteers; winners were selected by their peers from a pool of 42 finalists across eight categories.

11/19/2021 Photography by Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Names Laura Hennessey Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining the foundation, Hennessey spent seven years at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business executive team.

11/19/2021 By Staff

Holidays

Williams Parker, Ringling College Partner for 2021 Holiday Card Design Contest

Ringling College illustration junior Samantha Zappola is this year's winner.

11/18/2021 By Staff

Victory Is Sweet

Sarasota Ice Cream Maker Wins Big at National Ice Cream Competition

Yoder's Southern Creamery was recognized for its classic vanilla, as well as its non-dairy peanut butter brownie flavor.

11/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fast Track

Shumaker Adds Five New Attorneys

They include Jacqueline Gardner and Travis Taaffe in Sarasota.

11/17/2021 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Audubon President Win Prestigious National Audubon Society Award

Jeanne Dubi has been awarded a Charles H. Callison Award, which is only given out to two people every year.

11/17/2021 By Staff

Be our guest

Looking for a Restaurant to Eat at on Thanksgiving Day? Here Are Six Satisfying Options.

But call to make a reservation soon, because they're filling up fast.

11/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Health News

SMH Oncology Tower Opens; Dick Vitale Among First Patients

The tower is the second phase and centerpiece of several facilities that make up Sarasota Memorial’s Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute.

11/16/2021 By Megan McDonald

Bundle Up

Taste of Immokalee's Holiday Gift Bundles Are Back

The company is run by high school students who use the profits to provide scholarships, internships and job training to young people in Immokalee.

11/16/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Big News

The Bay Will Be Completed Five Years Sooner Than Originally Planned

An amended partnership agreement between the City of Sarasota and the Bay Park Conservancy will save major money and time on the 53-acre park project.

11/16/2021 By Staff

Recipes

This Vegan Chili Is Perfect for Thanksgiving

Coriander, cumin and garlic tie together this bean-based chili from Leaf & Lentil.

11/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Friendly City Food

New Cookbook Spotlights Recipes and Stories From Bradenton

"Tales From the Table: Flavors, Families, and Friends" contains 10 local recipes.

11/16/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Giving Back

Looking to Give Back This Thanksgiving? Here Are Five Events That Help Those in Need.

A number of nonprofits are hosting food and toy drives this season.

11/16/2021 By Marc Griffin

Awards

Big Brothers Big Sisters Names 2021 Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year

They are John Barringer and Ashley Tinker.

11/15/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Couture Real Estate Donates $46,235 to All Faiths Food Bank

The funding came from the brokerage's Sandcastle Gala.

11/15/2021 By Staff

Workshops

CWC-FPRA to Present Workshop Focusing on Newtown's History

The event will feature Vickie Oldham, president and CEO of the Sarasota African American Cultural Coalition.

11/12/2021 By Staff

The Wait Is Over

The Bijou Café Will Reopen Next Week

The restaurant has been closed for three months for renovations.

11/12/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Q & A

Ellen Hughes-Cromwick on What the New Infrastructure Law Means for Climate Change and Electric Vehicles

You can hear Hughes-Cromwick's views at the Climate Adaptation Center's Nov. 19 Florida Climate Forecast Conference.

11/11/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Picture Perfect

Expert Advice for How to Hang Art

Zach Gilliland helps art lovers get the big picture on how to hang.

11/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto