Fast Track

SANCA Names New Board Member

Andrew D. Minor is senior resident director of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management's Bradenton office.

02/25/2021 By Staff

Economy

Orioles' Economic Impact in Florida Tops $511 Million Since 2015

The organization refocused its community efforts in 2020 to support Sarasota residents in the face of Covid-19.

02/23/2021 By Staff

Unity Awards

Unity Award Winners Receive Honorariums from Community Foundation

The honorariums will support nonprofit causes chosen by this year’s honorees.

02/23/2021 By Staff

Blood Drives

Baltimore Orioles Announce Blood Drives

Generally healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood.

02/19/2021 By Staff

Grants

Barancik Foundation Board Grants $6 Million to Local Organizations

The funding focuses on supporting early learning needs, strengthening mental health support and building equitable pathways to education, healthcare, and legal services.

02/19/2021 By Staff

Business

Free Course on How to Create, Launch a Business Begins March 23

Students will learn about business planning, including market strategies, competitive analysis, financials, and operations and management plans.

02/18/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

City of Sarasota Eliminates Mask Mandate

The move goes against the advice of medical experts.

02/18/2021 By Megan McDonald

Awards

Sarasota County Named a 'Best Commuter Workplace'

The Best Workplaces for Commuters program offers designated organizations access to a range of support services to assess and promote non-driving commuting for employees.

02/17/2021 By Staff

Sustainability

Sarasota County Launches 'Energy Coach' Volunteer Program

The $20 workshop cost includes educational training and materials, a required background check and, upon workshop completion, an Energy Coach T-shirt.

02/16/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Next-Mark Hires Three

The Sarasota-based marketing and communications firm announced the addition of three new team members as it expands client footprint and adds new services.

02/15/2021 By Staff

Business

Foundation Connects Local Nonprofits With Revenue-Generating Pilot Project

Through the program, nonprofits can invite board members, volunteers and other stakeholders to provide feedback on well-known brands for consumer research purposes.

02/15/2021 By Staff

Jobs

New College to Host Virtual Career Fair

The event will focus on students interested in internships and careers within science, math and technology.

02/11/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

City of Sarasota, Legal Aid of Manasota to Host Title Assistance Webinar for Homeowners

The free event will take place online on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m.

02/11/2021 By Staff

Coronavirus

Federal Order Requires Use of Face Coverings on All Sarasota County Area Transit Services

The order applies to all who utilize SCAT's services, including fixed routes, SCAT Plus and the Siesta Key Trolley.

02/10/2021 By Staff

Health News

Omeza Announces Local Clinical Trial Site for Wound Treatment

The company has partnered with Dr. John Yee as a sub-investigator for its Omeza Treatment Bundle.

02/10/2021 By Staff

Rowing

Olympic Rowing Trials Set for This Weekend at Nathan Benderson Park

More than 120 athletes in 93 boats are scheduled to race in Sarasota from Feb. 22-26.

02/09/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $115,000 in Donations

The funds support the food bank's Backpack and hunger relief programs.

02/09/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

'Season of Sharing' Reaches More Than $3.7 Million in 21st Annual Campaign

The campaign, which is now in its 21st year, has raised more than $30 million in total.

02/08/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Bishop Museum Names New Development Director

Allison Nash was previously associate director of the State College of Florida Foundation.

02/08/2021 By Staff

Unity Awards

Join Us for Our 2021 Unity Awards Celebration

This year's event is going digital—we invite you to join us on Feb. 23 at noon to honor our champions of diversity.

02/05/2021 By Staff