Health News

Tidewell Foundation to Host Conversation About LGBTQ End-of-Life Planning

The discussion will focus on estate planning, advanced directives, and what to expect from palliative and hospice end-of-care life.

10/19/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

DeSantis Appoints Three to the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota District Board of Trustees

They are Michael Fuller, Taylor Collins and Dominic DiMaio.

10/11/2021 By Staff

Falling for Facials

Celebrate the Arrival of Fall With a Pumpkin Enzyme Facial

Self-care has never smelled so autumnal.

10/11/2021 By Dedriana Perry


Ringling College Awarded Grants from Community Foundation

The grants will support community, diversity and inclusion.

10/08/2021 By Staff


EDC Launches Workforce Campaign to Support Local Employers

The job search tool aggregates local job openings through JobsEQ, a data aggregator, and allows users to click through to employers’ websites to learn more and apply.

10/08/2021 By Staff


Sarasota County Schools Announces National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Twenty-nine local students have been named semifinalists.

10/07/2021 By Staff

Trick or Treat

The Best Halloween Events in Sarasota-Manatee

Enjoy trick-or-treating, costume contests, food and plenty of sweets at these Halloween events in Sarasota and Manatee.

10/06/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

Boys & Girls Clubs Names 2021-2022 Board of Directors

The organization also named its Foundation board of directors.

10/04/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Doctors Hospital Update Visiting Hours

The move comes as Covid-19 cases are declining locally.

09/30/2021 By Staff


Voter Registration Deadline Nearing for Nov. 2 Elections

Voters must be registered by Oct. 4 to participate in the City of Venice and Town of Longboat Key elections.



CenterPlace Health, Eyeglass World Partner With Project 180

The organizations will offer free medical, oral and eye care to men and women returning to the community after incarceration.

09/27/2021 By Staff


Phase II of Cattlemen Road Construction Begins in October

The project includes widening Cattlemen Road and Palmer Boulevard and reconstructing South Packinghouse Road from Cattlemen to Palmer.

09/24/2021 By Staff


Sarasota Department of Health Receives Funding to Address Dementia on Local Level

The health department will lead implementation of public health action on dementia.

09/23/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

The Oaks Club Hires New General Manager

Bruce V. Zahn Jr. has been named general manager; Holly Farrell has been named assistant general manager.

09/20/2021 By Staff


Sarasota Design Firm Launches Negative Pressure ULPA Filtration System

The portable system turn can any emergency or non-emergency healthcare setting into a negative pressure isolation environment.

09/16/2021 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

T-Mobile, Mr. Brews Lease Space in Venice

T-Mobile leased space in Jacaranda Plaza and Mr. Brews near CoolToday Park.

09/15/2021 By Staff


CareerEdge Receives $25,000 Grant from Truist

The funding will be used for CareerEdge's Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) "Bridges to Careers" training.

09/14/2021 By Staff


Celebrate 'National Cleanup Day' in Sarasota This Weekend

North and South Sarasota County parks and beaches will have community cleanup events on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 8-10 a.m.

09/13/2021 Photography by Allison Forsyth


Selby Foundation Awards $820,000 in Scholarships for 2021-2022 School Year

The foundation’s selection committee reviews eligible student applications submitted each spring.

09/07/2021 By Staff

Upcoming Events

2021 East Meets West Business Expo Takes Place Sept. 14

More than 70 exhibitors will be present at Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance/Longboat Key Chamber annual tradeshow event.

09/03/2021 By Staff