Insurance

Workers' Compensation Changes to Be Discussed Oct. 5

Goodwill Manasota is partnering with the insurance company M.E. Wilson for a panel discussion with experts in the field of Florida workers’ compensation.

09/22/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Local PR Company Recognized for Viral Nonprofit Campaign

Sharon Kunkel, president of Wordslinger Marketing & PR, recently received an Honorable Mention in PR Daily's Nonprofit PR Awards in the "Advocacy or Awareness" category.

09/16/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Goodwill Hires New Director of Real Estate and Market Development

Goodwill Manasota recently hired Priscilla Frye as its director of real estate and market development.

09/15/2016 Research by staff

Promotions

Goodwill Names New Sales Director

Goodwill Manasota recently promoted Dawn Tate to the position of director of donated goods sales.

09/01/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Bradenton Golf Club Settles Bond Debt

Bradenton's Waterlefe Golf & River Club recently negotiated down its debt from more than $8.3 million to just over $2.5 million.

08/31/2016 Research by staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Breaks Ground on New Venice Center

Goodwill Manasota recently broke ground on its newest attended donation center in Venice.

08/23/2016 Research by staff

Awards

Goodwill Manasota Recognized for High Market Penetration

Goodwill Manasota was presented with three awards at the recent Goodwill Industries International Conference.

08/17/2016 Research by staff

Education

Jewish Day School Gets New Name

The Sarasota Jewish day school Goldie Feldman Academy—previously known as Temple Beth Sholom Schools—will now be known as the Hershorin Schiff Community Day School.

08/05/2016 Research by staff

Entertainment

Local Family Picked for Disney World Ad

Leon Pitts II, a founding member and frequent performer with Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, recently earned an opportunity to film a commercial for Walt Disney World with his family.

07/18/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Middle school literacy volunteers, grants for parenting education and conservation, and other examples of locals giving back.

07/07/2016 Research by staff

Appointments

Changes to Goodwill's Board of Directors

Goodwill Manasota on Tuesday announced its 2016 board of directors. Rob Morris continues his tenure as chairman of the board, with immediate past chair Steve Boone holding the honorary title of chair emeritus.

06/14/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Scholarships, veterans events and more.

06/02/2016 Research by staff

Retail

Goodwill Revamps Nokomis Location

Goodwill Manasota recently closed its Nokomis clearance center and reopened it as a full retail store and donation center.

05/27/2016 Research by staff

Energy

Solar Company Founder Earns Rare Certification

Bill Johnson of Brilliant Harvest recently earned his certification as a solar photovoltaic installer from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners.

05/24/2016 Research by staff

Events

Job Fair Scheduled for May 4

Goodwill Manasota will host a job fair which numerous employers in a variety of sectors are expected to attend, looking for candidates to fill empty positions.

04/21/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Goodwill Manasota Hires New Director of Marketing, PR

Samantha Cummins was previously the director of business development at Fawley Bryant Architects, Inc.

04/07/2016 Research by staff

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This Week's Good Deeds

Local support for veterans' programs, children with disabilities and more.

03/31/2016 Research by staff