Acquisitions

Sarasota-Based SouthTech Acquired by Thrive

For almost three decades, SouthTech has provided IT support to more than 275 companies in southwest Florida.

03/09/2022 By Staff

Women in Film

The Ultimate Movie Night: Stream Films from the 'Through Women's Eyes' Film Festival

The festival is showcasing 37 female-made films.

03/09/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Workshops

Gulf Coast Community Foundation to Host Nonprofit Workshop

The topic is "communicating with brevity and impact."

03/04/2022 By Staff

Empty seats

Spring Training Is Postponed—Again

As of today, spring training could begin on Saturday, March 12, at the earliest.

03/03/2022 By Samantha Lane

Fast Track

Barancik Foundation Elects Dr. Laura Kingsley to Board of Directors

Kingsley was previously Sarasota County Schools' assistant superintendent and chief academic officer.

02/28/2022 By Staff

Continuing Education

'Beach University' Returns to Siesta Beach on March 3

The free educational series invites community members and visitors to learn about coastal environments in one-hour sessions.

02/28/2022 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Launches 'Jumpstart Your Future' Program

The foundation will partner with the Florida Prepaid College Foundation to provide 75 low-income students with one-year Florida Prepaid College Foundation Scholarships.

02/25/2022 By Staff

Grants

CareerEdge to Open Applications for Grant Funding on March 1

CareerEdge offers funding to employers who will use the funding to increase employees’ skills, accelerate promotions, and provide wage increases.

02/24/2022 By Staff

Good Deeds

S-One Named All-Faiths Food Bank’s 2021 Corporate Group of the Year

S-One partners with All-Faiths Food Bank throughout the year with food distribution at mobile pantries, mobile farmers markets, and warehouse packing.

02/24/2022 By Staff

Shopping

St. Armands Circle Adds New Merchants

Gelato-Go, Kathy Groob Art and Salt Life have all opened; AcuMed Accupuncture and Wellness and Hatley Boutique have moved to new locations on the circle.

02/23/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Names Executive Director of Education and Lifelong Learning

Most recently, Kelli Maldonado served as the director of education and community engagement at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

02/18/2022 By Staff

Elections

Supervisor of Elections Sets Early Voting Dates, Times, Locations for March Elections

Early voting will begin Saturday, Feb. 26, and continue through Sunday, March 6 or the March 8 School District Referendum and County Charter Referendum.

02/18/2022 By Staff

Good Deeds

'Season of Sharing' Marks More Than $4.4 Million in Donations

It's a historic milestone for the 22nd annual campaign.

02/15/2022 By Staff

Grants

Barancik Foundation Board Approves $8.5 Million in Grant Funding

This is the largest grant cycle in the foundation’s eight-year history, bringing its total investment into the Sarasota area to more than $90 million.

02/14/2022 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation to Name Two Suncoast Credit Union Scholars in 2022

The recipients will each receive a $2,000 scholarship.

02/11/2022 By Staff

Workshops

Foundation to Host Personal Branding Workshop

The Feb. 23 session will be led by Kecia Carroll, a certified leadership consultant

02/01/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Adds Litigation Attorney

William “Dirk” Pastorick will serve as senior counsel.

01/31/2022 By Staff

Grants

JFCS of the Suncoast Awarded Grants for 'Building Strong Families' Program

Building Strong Families is geared towards keeping families with school-age children in the home safely housed.

01/31/2022 By Staff

Health News

Brain Health Initiative Joins National Organizations in Fight to Prevent Alzheimer's

By 2050, the UsAgainstAlzheimer's organization aims to reduce Alzheimer's cases by 1.2 million people.

01/28/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Education

School District of Manatee County Base Salaries to Increase

The Manatee County school board is scheduled to vote on approval of the ratified agreement at its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8.

01/26/2022 By Staff