Veterans

Annual 'Stand Down' Event for Homeless Veterans Takes Place June 26

The event provides an array of services for veterans, including medical checkups, benefit reviews and amnesty court.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Construction

Sarasota Memorial Begins Demolition for New Behavioral Health Pavilion

The new 82-bed, 95,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed in 2023.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Awards

Harmar Mobility Earns 2021 'Great Place to Work' Certification

The award is based on current employees’ feedback regarding their experience working at the company.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

FourThought Private Wealth Announces Two New Hires

Alex Herrington has been hired as planner and Matt Macek as client relationship manager.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Teen Named 2021 Southeast Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Jorge Hernandez-Perez was awarded a $20,000 scholarship.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Travel

Southwest to Add Service to Washington, D.C., NYC and Austin

The new flights will begin in November.

06/10/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

PGT Innovations Names Ryan S. Quinn General Counsel

In his new role, Quinn will identify and manage legal issues for all departments, as well as oversee corporate governance and business policy.

06/10/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Halfacre Construction Company Begins Renovations on Realtor Association Building

Construction is slated for completion in late 2021.

06/09/2021 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Grants $286,000

The funding will support improved access to services for vulnerable populations and provide treatment for mental health needs in Sarasota County.

06/09/2021 By Staff

Education

Sarasota School District Announces Interim Principal for Southside Elementary School

The school system also named a new principal for Sarasota Middle School.

06/09/2021 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation Announces Partnership with Bank of America

A $15,000 grant from the bank's charitable foundation will help fund the county's Student Success Program.

06/09/2021 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Begins Service to Two New Destinations From SRQ

The airline will also begin service to Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Grand Rapids, and Kansas City on June 12.

06/08/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

WBTT Names New Trustee, Announces 2021-2022 Board

Michele Hooper, president and CEO of The Directors' Council and vice-chair of the Smithsonian National Board, joins WBTT's 17-member board.

06/08/2021 By Staff

Grants

Teen Court of Sarasota Receives $50,000 Gift

The funding comes from Personalized Estate Liquidation Benefiting Youth, Inc.

06/08/2021 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

BOTA Center Sells for $4.35 Million

The building is listed in the City of Sarasota’s local register of historic places.

06/08/2021 By Staff

Health care

Downtown Farmers' Market to Host Covid-19 Vaccine Event This Saturday

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be available for free to anyone 18 and up.

06/07/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Realize Bradenton Adds Two New Board Members

Alisa Westberry and Wade Hamilton recently joined the nonprofit's board.

06/07/2021 By Staff

New hires

Parkinson's Nonprofit Names New CEO

Sarasota's Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's recently selected Sara Grivetti as its new chief executive officer.

06/07/2021 By Staff

Clean Up

Sarasota County to Host Community Cleanup in Lake Sarasota Area June 12

Discarded household items, appliances, junk, tree trimmings and other garbage will be collected at Sarasota Baptist Church.

06/04/2021 By Staff

Internships

Sarasota Chamber's 'Opportunities For All' Program Hosts Kick-Off Event

The eight-week program provides an opportunity for local employers to benefit from the attributes of bright, talented, rising future leaders.

06/04/2021 By Staff