Fast Track

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

Fast Track

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

Fast Track

John Gleeson Named SVP of Development Services at Premier Sotheby's

Gleeson is responsible for overseeing sales, marketing and strategic planning for the brokerage’s portfolio of developments.

07/02/2020 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Modern Luxury in Southside Village

It’s got everything, our Real Estate Junkie says—style, luxury, perfect details and a great location, just a few minutes from downtown.

07/02/2020 By Robert Plunket

Health

Sarasota Memorial, Doctors Hospitals Named to '100 Top Hospitals' List

Both healthcare systems were chosen from 3,134 hospitals across the country.

06/30/2020 By Staff

Education

University of South Florida Consolidation Takes Effect July 1

Consolidating from three separately accredited institutions is a requirement of a Florida law passed in 2018 and amended in 2019.

06/30/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Scott Guinn Named Director of Development for Sarasota Opera

A former singer, Guinn first joined Sarasota Opera in 2006 as a studio artist.

06/30/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

FCCI Insurance Group Names Cina Welch as President and CEO

Welch has been with FCCI since 1998.

06/29/2020 By Staff

Swim Time

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools Coming to Sarasota

The company will open a dedicated year-round, indoor learn-to-swim facility.

06/26/2020 By Staff

Grants

International Design Society's Sarasota Chapter Awards Grant to All Star Children’s Foundation

The $20,000 grant will help fund All Star’s education, therapeutic and clinical initiatives.

06/25/2020 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Art Deco Glam in Cherokee Park

Take a peek inside this 1936 beauty.

06/25/2020 By Robert Plunket

Scholarships

Community Foundation Awards $1.3 Million in Scholarships

More than 400 students received funding from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

06/24/2020 By Staff