Sarasota Chamber’s Leadership Sarasota Class of 2023 Applications Are Now Open

The chamber is accepting applications for both its adult and youth programs.

04/11/2022 By Staff


CareerEdge Reports $3.8 Million in Economic Impact from Workforce Efforts

CareerEdge’s goals are to help low-skill and low-wage earners advance in their careers.

04/08/2022 By Staff


Sarasota County Schools Announces 23 National Merit Scholarship Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955.

04/07/2022 By Staff


Three Local Farms Are Offering You-Pick Opportunities This Spring

Pick your own fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers while the weather's still nice.

04/07/2022 By Samantha Lane


Applications Open for 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute

Up to 25 people will be selected to participate in a hybrid program of leadership development sessions over a two-month period.

04/05/2022 By Staff


Orioles Economic Impact in Florida Tops $545 Million Since 2015

Sarasota County’s most recent analysis measures the total impact created by the Orioles’ year-round operations in Sarasota.

03/31/2022 By Staff


Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Launches Inaugural Grand Expo

The event will connect local chamber members’ products and services and non-profit organizations to businesses and the residential community.

03/30/2022 By Staff


Florida JobLink to Host Job Fair in Sarasota Today

The fair will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Hamption Inn Conference Center.

03/30/2022 By Staff


Conservation Foundation Protects Critical Florida Panther Habitat

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, only 120 to 230 adults currently remain in the wild.

03/29/2022 By Staff


Orioles to Host Mayors Feed the Hungry Food Drive Today

The organization will collect donations for local families in need at the Orioles-Rays game at 1:05 p.m.

03/29/2022 By Staff


Community Foundation Awards More Than $281,000 in Grants

The funding was distributed to 16 organizations in the foundation's Equity and Access competitive grant cycle.

03/24/2022 Photography by Staff


City of Venice Buys Land for $1.5 Million to Develop a Park

Engineering and permitting for the park will begin in October, with construction expected to begin 10 to 12 months after that.

03/23/2022 By Staff


Selby Foundation 'Small and Mighty' Grants Cycle Opens April 1

The program was developed for small-scale nonprofits in Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee and Sarasota counties.

03/22/2022 By Staff


Women's Resource Center to Offer Free Business Coaching for Female Entrepreneurs

The organization will provide coaching, training, networking, workshops, access to capital, and mentorship programs.

03/21/2022 By Staff


Public Relations Association to Discuss Tourism Partnerships

Featured speakers will include Erin Duggan, vice-president of Visit Sarasota County, and Rick Piccolo, president/CEO of SRQ Airport.

03/15/2022 By Staff


Suncoast Credit Union Awards Education Foundation $75,000

The funding will be used to support awards, teacher and school grants and more.

03/15/2022 By Staff

Drop Your Jeans

Up Your Workout Ante With a 28-Day Challenge at This Sarasota Gym

Sarasota's P-Fit Studios has a 28-day challenge where you can drop a jean size through weekly workouts, a nutrition plan and motivating Facebook group.

03/15/2022 By Allison Forsyth


Milwaukee Engineering Firm Expands Footprint in Sarasota

GRAEF-USA Inc. has acquired Erickson Consulting Engineers.

03/14/2022 By Staff

Covid-19 Update

It's Been Two Years Since the Start of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Here's Where We Stand.

While cases are on the decline in our area, deaths are still being reported.

03/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Mind Bend

Five Upcoming Yoga Classes Where You Can Bend Your Mind and Body

Enjoy yoga with cute animals, a relaxing meditation or a class at the iconic Umbrella House in Lido Shores.

03/11/2022 By Samantha Lane