Spring Training

Orioles Announce 2022 Spring Training Schedule

Individual tickets go on sale Jan. 15.

01/12/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Extends Matching Program Through 2022

In 2021, the trust sent more than $7.5 million to local agencies in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties.

01/10/2022 By Staff

Nature

Manatee County Parks Will Celebrate Arbor Day with a Scavenger Hunt

UF/IFAS Extension and Manatee County Parks will host a community-wide scavenger hunt for native trees.

01/07/2022 By Staff

New Year, New You

Four Local Beauty Pros Share Their New Year's Resolutions

Practicing mindfulness and making sure to apply daily SPF are big themes this year.

01/04/2022 By Heather Dunhill

Resources

Transition Sarasota Launches 'Eat Local Guide'

The online guide showcases more than 250 local businesses.

12/28/2021 By Staff

Grants

Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County Awarded $30,000 Grant

The funding will be used to create a new "STEAM Machine" mobile classroom.

12/23/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

DeSantis Appoints Sarasota Optician to the Board of Opticianry

Schloss, of Osprey, is the owner of Sunglass Express Optical of Sarasota.

12/21/2021 By Staff

Education

New College Forges New Guaranteed Admission Agreements With Other Florida Colleges

New College of Florida will soon guarantee admission to any students who have earned an associate in arts degree from one of five other Florida schools.

12/13/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

Community Raises $1.7 Million-Plus for Season of Sharing This Year

Since its inception 21 years ago, Season of Sharing has distributed more than $31 million to more than 38,000 local families.

12/09/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Caldwell Trust Company Promotes Business Analyst

Sarah Rothenbach Maus, a Sarasota native, works works with Caldwell’s staff to analyze the company’s evolving IT needs.

12/09/2021 By Staff

Grants

Selby Foundation Awards More Than $1.1 Million to Area Nonprofits

The foundation has awarded a total of more than $3.3 million in grants and scholarships in 2021.

12/08/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

LWRBA Announces New Board Members, Annual Luncheon

The alliance will host its Annual Membership Luncheon on Friday, Jan. 28.

12/08/2021 By Staff

Health News

ShorePoint Health Venice and Millennium Physician Group Align Services

ShorePoint Medical Group primary care providers and the urgent care located at 1700 Venice Ave. will join Millennium Physician Group after the first of the year.

12/02/2021 By Staff

Leadership

Applications Open for Winter Gulf Coast Board Institute

The deadline to apply for the program is Sunday, Dec. 12.

12/01/2021 By Staff

Education

Manatee Education Foundation Awards Teacher Grants

In total, $125,000 in funding was awarded.

11/30/2021 By Staff

Sound Off

Is Biden Worse on Climate Change than Trump?

Biden has just approved the largest number of Gulf drilling leases in history.

11/29/2021 By Isaac Eger

Tourism

Florida Visitation Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels in Q3

A total of 32.5 million travelers visited the state between July and September of this year.

11/23/2021 By Staff

Building Up

Here's a Look at What Could Be Coming to St. Armands Circle

A rundown of the proposals for the Fillmore parking lot site that City of Sarasota commissioners received this week.

11/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Grants

Selby Foundation Spring Grants Cycle Opens Dec. 1, 2021

The foundation specializes in supporting nonprofits with capital grants that support construction, acquisition and/or renovation of facilities.

11/17/2021 By Staff

Grants

Barancik Foundation Board Approves $2.4 Million in Grants

The funding will be used to create workforce pipelines, support health equity efforts and promote diversity, equity and access through the arts.

11/15/2021 By Staff