Nonprofits

United Way Receives Grant to Increase Access to Affordable Financial Services

The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund recently awarded a Bank on Fellowship to United Way Suncoast to advance banking access efforts.

11/02/2017 By staff

Tourism

Nonstop Service From Sarasota to White Plains, New York Begins Next Week

Elite Airways will begin offering nonstop service between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and White Plains, New York, on Friday, Nov. 10.

10/31/2017 By staff

Planning

City Wants Public Input on Parks and Recreation Priorities

Two public open houses this week are being held to receive community input on the city's social, cultural and recreational needs and priorities.

10/30/2017 By staff

Retail

Halloween Spending Expected to Total $9.1 Billion

That number would mark an 8.3 percent increase over last year's spending.

10/30/2017 By staff

Technology

Google Grant and Volunteers to Assist Goodwill

One thousand Google employees will volunteer with Goodwill organizations to provide training and career coaching.

10/27/2017 By staff

Education

'Leadership Boot Camp' Is Friday

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota and Leadership Simplified are partnering to offer the class.

10/23/2017 By staff

Nonprofits

Nonprofit That Assists Pregnant Women Honors 'Champions' Oct. 19

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, Inc. will induct its new board and hand out awards.

10/13/2017 By staff

Events

Latin Chamber of Commerce Throws Party on Oct. 28

The gala includes live music from Voces Libres and a keynote speech from Manatee County schools superintendent Diana Greene.

10/12/2017 By staff

Leadership

Psychologist, Executive Coach to Speak at Lunchtime Learning Event

The Leadership Manatee Alumni Association is hosting a Leadership Lunch 'n' Learn event with Michael Lillibridge on Wednesday, Oct. 4.

09/26/2017 By staff

Retail

Bradenton Brewery Expanding

Motorworks Brewing last week added a slew of new equipment and is adding more in the weeks to come, with plans to double its production capacity.

09/26/2017 By staff

Education

Business Mentoring Group Offers New Free Workshops

Manasota SCORE's workshops will include step-by-step information on doing business in Florida.

09/25/2017 By staff

The arts

New Workshops Created to Help Artists Develop Business Skills

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County is hosting a series of four workshops designed to help artists build business and administrative skills.

09/01/2017 By staff

Finance

Miami Bank Opening Sarasota Office

City National Bank is expanding into Sarasota with the opening of a residential lending office here.

08/30/2017 By staff

Education

Luncheon Covers Lifelong Learning

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club's next lunchtime panel discussion will tackle the topic of lifelong learning.

08/29/2017 By staff

Classes

Free Workshop Highlights Resources for Small Businesses in Manatee County

A workshop titled "Market. Management. Money. Manatee: Local Resources for Success" runs 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 29.

08/24/2017 By staff

Deals

Bank Leases Downtown Space for New Office

The Bank of Tampa recently leased 3,361 square feet of space in the building located at 1858 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota.

08/15/2017 By staff

Data

Retail Jobs Down

The number of American retail industry jobs dropped by 1,700 between June and July.

08/08/2017 By staff

Leadership

Applications for Nonprofit Board Training Program Due Friday

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the second class of its Gulf Coast Board Institute.

08/04/2017 By staff

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Up

Consumer confidence among Floridians rose in July, according to new data released by the University of Florida's Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

08/02/2017 By staff

Data

White-Black Homeownership Gap Widens

The rate of black homeownership fell to 42.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017, while the rate of white homeownership rose to 71.9 percent, the widest gap in America since World War II.

07/18/2017 By staff