Clean Sweep

Newtown Community Cleanup Set for Aug. 7

The cleanup will take place from 8 a.m.-noon.

08/03/2021 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Fast-Track Trainings Add Ready-to-Work Employees to Local Industries

Ninety-five percent of trainees received job offers at graduation or received a wage increase if they were already employed.

07/30/2021 By Staff

Grants

Women's Resource Center of Manatee Receives $22,000 Grant

The funding will be used for the organization's Project UpLift program.

07/30/2021 By Staff

Covid-19

What Do We Need to Know About the Covid-19 Delta Variant and Breakthrough Cases?

Sarasota Memorial Hospital infectious disease specialist Dr. Manuel Gordillo breaks down what's happening locally.

07/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

CDC Issues New Mask Guidelines in Response to Surging Covid Cases

As of July 27, Florida was averaging 12,496 daily cases—a 124 percent increase over the previous 14 days.

07/28/2021 By Megan McDonald

Grants

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $146,579 in Grants

The funding will be used for the food bank's annual Campaign Against Summer Hunger.

07/27/2021 By Staff

Jobs

Manatee School District Seeking to Fill Positions

The school district will hold a job fair on Tuesday, July 27, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

07/22/2021 By Staff

Jobs

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards CareerEdge $125,000

The funding will be used to train and upskill the local workforce.

07/21/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Elects New President

Michael J. Wilson, a member of the firm's management committee since 2009, replaces previous president Ric Gregoria.

07/19/2021 By Staff

Grants

Bank of America Grants $50,000 to CareerEdge

The funding will be used for CareerEdge's workforce development efforts.

07/14/2021 By Staff

Post-Covid Stress

A Sarasota Cardiologist Shares Her Self-Care Tips

Dr. Chippy Ajithan will speak about her mindful method at Jewish Family and Children's Services' BeyondMe Event on Thursday, July 22, at 6 p.m.

07/14/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Grants

Deadline to Apply for Selby Foundation Fall Grants Is Aug. 2

The foundation board meets in mid-November to review grant applications and award grants.

07/13/2021 By Staff

Education

Sarasota County Schools Selects Panic Alert Solution for Alyssa’s Law Requirement

The law requires all Florida public schools to have a mobile panic alarm system.

07/07/2021 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber to Honor Four Individuals at Leadership Event

The honorees are Chris Gallagher, Joe Hembree, Jennifer Vigne and Mark Gordon.

07/06/2021 By Staff

Leadership

Sarasota Chamber’s Adult Leadership Sarasota Class of 2021 Graduates

Thirty-nine community members were recognized at a dinner at Michael's Wine Cellar.

07/02/2021 By Staff

Hurricane Season

Do You Know Your Evacuation Zone?

Use Sarasota and Manatee counties' interactive tools to find evacuation levels and routes, shelters and more.

07/02/2021 By Megan McDonald

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 1-7

Fireworks, fireworks and more fireworks! Plus, a patriotic choral fanfare, a downtown artwalk and more.

07/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Awards

Sarasota Chamber Names 2021 Small Business Awards Winners

Awards were given out in eight categories.

06/28/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Selby Foundation Awards More Than $1.3 Million to Area Nonprofit Organizations

The grants awarded will support a number of areas including technology, education, transportation, environment, ADA accessibility and more.

06/25/2021 By Staff

Grants

Tidewell Foundation Receives $100,000 Grant From Bank of America

The funding will be used for home health aide career development.

06/24/2021 By Staff