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

Fast Track

Charles Tokarz Appointed Chair of USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Board

Tokarz is currently vice-president of finance for Medallion Homes.

02/05/2021 By Staff

Education

USF Names New Director to Critical Thinking Certificate Program

The IBCT program is an interdisciplinary initiative focused on enhancing problem-solving skills to drive creativity and innovation.

02/04/2021 By Staff

Webinars

Women's Resource Center Will Host Free Business Webinar

The session, which focuses on helping women start their own businesses, is part of WRC’s monthly Career Connections program.

02/04/2021 By Staff

Clean Up

Nokomis, Laurel Community Cleanup Set for Feb. 20

Dumpsters will be available at Nippino Trail Community Center; CDC social distancing guidelines will be enforced.

02/03/2021 By Staff

Acquisitions

Local Tech Firm Acquired for $437 Million

Star2Star Communications is headquartered in Manatee County.

02/02/2021 By Staff

Game On

Where to Pick Up Great Game Day Grub for Super Bowl Sunday

Whether you're rooting for the Bucs from the comfort of your couch or totally indifferent to the outcome of the big game, we've got recommendations for a fun feast.

02/02/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fast Track

Sarasota County Schools Announces Leadership Changes

Chris Renouf has been named assistant superintendent/chief academic officer, and Dr. Harriet Moore has been named director of innovation and equality.

02/01/2021 By Staff

Grants

Forty Carrots Receives Grant to Help Fund Program for Incarcerated Parents

The grant will provide funding for Forty Carrots' parenting programs at Sarasota County jail.

01/27/2021 By Staff

Grants

Local Nonprofit Accepting Grant Applications for 2021

The deadline to apply for Sisterhood For Good's 2021 Annual Grants Program is Friday, April 30.

01/26/2021 By Staff

Elections

Vote-by-Mail Ballots Scheduled for Mail to City of North Port, Holiday Park Voters

The City of North Port will be electing a city commissioner on March 9, and the Holiday Park district will see a race for Board of Trustees Seat 4.

01/26/2021 By Staff

Internships

Deadline Approaching for Bank of America 'Student Leaders' Internships

The program is part of the bank’s investment into education and workforce development for young adults to obtain job and leadership experience.

01/25/2021 By Staff

Legacy Trail

Sarasota County Seeks Naming Submissions for Legacy Trail Extension Trailheads

Submissions are sought in the following categories: geographic location, historical value, and individual or group.

01/22/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Children First Names New Board Members, Officers

Elizabeth Stamoulis, Linda Monda and Joe Stephan have each been named to the board of directors.

01/20/2021 By Staff

Golf

World Golf Championships Moving to Bradenton-Sarasota

The event will be held at The Concession Golf Club.

01/20/2021 By Staff

Scholarships

Community Foundation Accepting Applicants for Scholarship Program

Students under the age of 24 are eligible for more than 70 scholarship opportunities. The deadline is March 1.

01/19/2021 By Staff