All Faiths Food Bank Receives Match for Autumn Harvest Campaign

The Rakay Family Foundation is currently offering up to $100,000 in one-to-one matching funds for gifts made through Sept. 30.

08/17/2021 By Staff


Registration Open for Sarasota County's 16th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop

The online event will be held Nov. 10 and feature speakers Meg Lowman, Rob Greenfield and Tai Simpson.

08/11/2021 By Staff

Top lobster

Where to Find a Great Local Lobster Roll

The price of lobster has risen this year, but it's still easy to find a tasty, affordable roll in Sarasota.

08/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth


Barancik Foundation Board Approves $3 Million in Grant Funding

The money aims to strengthen workforce development programs, reinforce health equity efforts, and jump-start efforts to restore local waterways.

08/09/2021 By Staff

Clean Sweep

Newtown Community Cleanup Set for Aug. 7

The cleanup will take place from 8 a.m.-noon.

08/03/2021 By Staff


CareerEdge Fast-Track Trainings Add Ready-to-Work Employees to Local Industries

Ninety-five percent of trainees received job offers at graduation or received a wage increase if they were already employed.

07/30/2021 By Staff


Women's Resource Center of Manatee Receives $22,000 Grant

The funding will be used for the organization's Project UpLift program.

07/30/2021 By Staff


What Do We Need to Know About the Covid-19 Delta Variant and Breakthrough Cases?

Sarasota Memorial Hospital infectious disease specialist Dr. Manuel Gordillo breaks down what's happening locally.

07/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

CDC Issues New Mask Guidelines in Response to Surging Covid Cases

As of July 27, Florida was averaging 12,496 daily cases—a 124 percent increase over the previous 14 days.

07/28/2021 By Megan McDonald


All Faiths Food Bank Receives $146,579 in Grants

The funding will be used for the food bank's annual Campaign Against Summer Hunger.

07/27/2021 By Staff


Manatee School District Seeking to Fill Positions

The school district will hold a job fair on Tuesday, July 27, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

07/22/2021 By Staff


Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards CareerEdge $125,000

The funding will be used to train and upskill the local workforce.

07/21/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Elects New President

Michael J. Wilson, a member of the firm's management committee since 2009, replaces previous president Ric Gregoria.

07/19/2021 By Staff


Bank of America Grants $50,000 to CareerEdge

The funding will be used for CareerEdge's workforce development efforts.

07/14/2021 By Staff

Post-Covid Stress

A Sarasota Cardiologist Shares Her Self-Care Tips

Dr. Chippy Ajithan will speak about her mindful method at Jewish Family and Children's Services' BeyondMe Event on Thursday, July 22, at 6 p.m.

07/14/2021 By Allison Forsyth


Deadline to Apply for Selby Foundation Fall Grants Is Aug. 2

The foundation board meets in mid-November to review grant applications and award grants.

07/13/2021 By Staff


Sarasota County Schools Selects Panic Alert Solution for Alyssa’s Law Requirement

The law requires all Florida public schools to have a mobile panic alarm system.

07/07/2021 By Staff


Sarasota Chamber to Honor Four Individuals at Leadership Event

The honorees are Chris Gallagher, Joe Hembree, Jennifer Vigne and Mark Gordon.

07/06/2021 By Staff


Sarasota Chamber’s Adult Leadership Sarasota Class of 2021 Graduates

Thirty-nine community members were recognized at a dinner at Michael's Wine Cellar.

07/02/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 1-7

Fireworks, fireworks and more fireworks! Plus, a patriotic choral fanfare, a downtown artwalk and more.

07/01/2021 By Kay Kipling