Leadership

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

Economy

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

Education

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

DIY

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

Leadership

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

Baseball

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

Events

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

Jobs

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

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

Sports

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

Grants

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

Development

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

Grants

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

Coaching

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

Workshops

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

Grants

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

Expansions

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